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It's Mistletoe time: Junior League of Jackson gears up

There is a list. And this week, Brandon Kennedy is checking it twice. The opening of 33rd-annual Mistletoe Market is only days away, and, after 22 months of preparation, Kennedy, the chair of this year’s event, is ready to setup and check off the final details. Mistletoe Marketplace, the Christmas holiday-themed shopping weekend sponsored by the Junior League of Jackson, ...

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Junior League of Jackson’s Mistletoe Marketplace is Nov. 7-9

JACKSON, Mississippi — With a theme of “Be Merry,” this year’s Mistletoe Marketplace is scheduled for Nov. 7-9, according to its sponsor, the Junior League of Jackson. The 33rd annual shopping event will be at the Mississippi Trade Mart on the fairgrounds in Jackson. It will feature more than 160 merchants. The general admission shopping schedule is 11 a.m. until ...

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Porter leads Glynn Griffing and Associates with music in her heart

On her way to becoming president of Glynn Griffing and Associates, Kim Griffing Porter had a musical career. After earning degrees in music from Ole Miss and Boston University, she won a competition as a soprano and traveled the world with a youth orchestra and choir. “I had an opportunity to sing and travel all over the world, but I ...

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BankPlus promotes Williams

BankPlus has promoted Karma Williams to senior vice president in the bank’s Private Client Group. Williams has over 25 years of experience in the banking industry and has been with BankPlus for 12 years. A native of Madden, she holds a bachelor of science degree in banking and finance from the University of Mississippi and is a graduate of the ...

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Porter assumes presidency

Glynn Griffing and Associates recently named Kimberly Griffing Porter as president. Porter replaces company founder Glynn Griffing, who will remain as CEO. Prior to her selection, Porter served as vice president and financial officer for GGA and its sister firm, Glynn Griffing and Associates, Administrators. Before beginning her career in employee benefits and insurance, Porter enjoyed a successful career in ...

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Firm chooses McAllister

Susan McAllister has joined Adams and Reese as the regional office manager of the Jackson office, responsible for the daily administration of the office. McAllister brings close to 20 years of administrative experience in human resources and office administration at various law firms throughout Mississippi. McAllister has legal administrative experience at defense and plaintiff firms, formerly serving as regional office ...

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Making great strides

Junior League of Jackson has grown to one of largest in the world When the Junior League of Jackson (JLJ) was formed in 1941, it was a far different world than today. Most women didn’t work outside of the home, and it wasn’t until late in 1941 that the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor drawing the U.S. into World War II. ...

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The balancing act

Caution. Volunteering to make your community a better place can be addictive. Just ask some of the most active volunteers with the Junior League of Jackson (JLJ). Camille Scales Young, government affairs representative for Watkins Ludlum Winter and Stennis, P.A., is married with three children. She finds time for a career, family life and volunteering because all are important to ...

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