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Mississippi Association of Grantmakers Announces New Board Members

The Mississippi Association of Grantmakers, a membership organization for public, private, and corporate philanthropic entities, recently announced the election of eleven members to its board of directors, including a new slate of officers for 2017-2018. Tom Pittman, president and CEO of The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi, was elected to serve as board president. Joining Pittman in leadership roles are ...

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CREATE gets ‘first in the world’ certification

In 1934, the late George McLean was out of work. But unlike most of the Depression-era unemployed, the 30-year old former college professor had a small sum of family money. McLean soon bought the Tupelo Journal , a biweekly newspaper that later became known as the daily Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal . Fourteen years later, McLean led in the establishment ...

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