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Madison County Young Professional Steering Committee

The Madison County Business League & Foundation recently named 2017-18 Madison County Young Professional (MCYP) Steering Committee officers and members.  The mission of the MCYP is to develop future MCBL&F members and leaders by providing opportunities to build professional development and relationship skills, engage with business, political and civil leaders and serve the community. Members are, front row, from left, ...

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Madison County groups name youth leadership class

The Madison County Business League & Foundation and the Madison County Economic Development Authority recently named their 2017-18 Madison County Youth Leadership Class. The three-day program will teach students about local, county and state governments as well as Madison County’s quality of life. Students are, from row, from left, Jacob Carter, Canton Academy; Jessica Hamer, Ridgeland High School; Madisyn Nichols, ...

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The Madison County Business League & Foundation elects new board of directors

The Madison County Business League & Foundation recently elected six new board members. Elected were: Doug Hederman (2017-2021), Hederman Brothers, Gold Sponsor; Wesley Goings, (2017-2021), C Spire, Pillar Sponsor; Renee Rice, (2017-2021), First Commercial Bank, Silver Sponsor; Johnny Brunini (2017-2020), Butler Snow, Pillar Sponsor; Cecil Harper (2017-2019), Harper Rains Knight & Co., Gold Sponsor; Bill Senter (2017-2019) Atmos Energy, Platinum ...

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Madison County Young Professionals Spring Forum

The Madison County Business League & Foundation (MCBL&F) recently hosted the Madison County Young Professionals (MCYP) Spring Forum in the Murano Room at Nissan North America in Canton.  Mississippi Development Authority Executive Director, Glenn McCullough, was the keynote speaker.  115 MCYPs attended the peer-to-peer networking and professional development event.  Pictured are, from left, Lisa Robin, MCYP Secretary/Treasurer; Sarah Beth Wilson, ...

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Transportation breakfast

State Rep. Charles Busby, Chairman of the House Transportation Committee, was guest speaker recently for the Madison County Business League & Foundation Transportation breakfast. The panel discussed legislation and transportation infrastructure on a local, county, state and federal level. Pictured, from left, are MCBL&F Transportation Committee Chairman Ray Balentine, MDOT Assistant to the Commissioner Craig Carter, MCBL&F Government Relations Committee ...

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ALAN TURNER: Education in Mississippi – good and bad news

At a recent lunch meeting sponsored by the Madison County Business League & Foundation, State Superintendent of Education Dr. Carey Wright delivered an assessment of public education in Mississippi. To her credit, Dr. Wright didn’t sugarcoat the problems facing Mississippi’s schools, acknowledging that Mississippi continues to sit at the bottom of state rankings in education.  Among other problems, our state ...

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