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Lewis named Waste Pro 40 Under 40 honoree

Waste Pro’s Jackson Division Manager, Stormy Lewis, has received a prestigious Waste360 40 Under 40 Award, a national award that honors the next generation of leaders in the waste and recycling industry. Lewis joined Waste Pro’s Hattiesburg Division as a customer service representative in 2013 while earning her degree from the University of Southern Mississippi. Upon graduating, she transitioned into ...

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Forrest General announces annual employee awards

Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg presented annual awards for top employees, leadership and physicians. Employee of the Year: Shirley Carter, Family Medicine Residency Clinic/Employee Health Services. We C.A.R.E. Awards: Tina Bolton, dietetic aide, Food and Nutrition; Samantha Clark, PharmD, Pharmacy; Patricia Clinton, RN, ESN, CMSRN, Wound Care; Teresa Dueitt, ACNP, Palliative and Supportive Care. We C.A.R.E. Physician Award: Andrew Queler, ...

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Reunion, Inc., recognized with Madison’s first Diamond Award

Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler presented the first City Of Madison Diamond Award to Reunion, Inc. The award is designed to recognize individuals and organizations that have left their mark on Madison in a significant way. Reunion’s property development teams set aside 40 percent of Reunion’s more than 2,100 acres for a variety of family activities including sandy beaches, hiking trails, ...

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Sanderson Farms Championship earns PGA’s “Best Charity Integration”

For the second consecutive year, the Sanderson Farms Championship, held at The Country Club of Jackson, earned the PGA Tour award for “Best Charity Integration.” The award recognizes the tournament that incorporates the tournament’s charity and theme into all facets of the event. Through onsite activation, year-round community initiatives, and title sponsor engagement, the Sanderson Farms Championship is united around ...

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U.S. News and Best Lawyers release 2020 “Best Law Firms” Award

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, for the 10th consecutive year, collaboratively announce the release of the “Best Law Firms” rankings. Firms included in the 2020 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must ...

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Prowant awarded Mississippi Realtors Under 40 Award

Brandon realtor Victoria Prowant was honored with Mississippi Realtors Under 40 Award. The Under 40 Award recognizes a realtor for its excellence, service, and success. Prowant manages over 50 agents, owns 60-plus rental properties, and closed over 100 transactions in the last year.

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American Planning Association announces inaugural Great Places Awards

The Mississippi Chapter of the American Planning Association announced the winners of their 2019 Chapter Awards, including the first inaugural Great Places in Mississippi awards. These awards, reflecting the best in planning practice, are awarded annually at the Mississippi chapter’s annual conference. New for 2019, the Great Places in Mississippi Awards are part of a similar program of the national ...

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Ellen Foster receives National Geography Teaching award

Ellen J. Foster, associate professor of social studies education at the University of Mississippi, is the recipient of a 2019 Distinguished Teaching Award in Higher Education from the National Council of Geographic Education. NCGE is a nonprofit that enhances the quality of geography education from kindergarten through higher education. Each year, the Distinguished Teaching Award recognizes educators for excellence in ...

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McElroy receives MFA’s 2019 President’s Citation award

Mississippi Forestry Association (MFA) named Thomas McElroy of Jackson as the recipient of the 2019 President’s Citation Award. MFA presented the award at its annual President’s Banquet, a highlight of the 2019 MFA Annual Meeting in Jackson. Each year, the MFA President has the opportunity to recognize and honor someone who has helped them be successful by presenting them with ...

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MOA recognizes outstanding members for 2019

The Mississippi Optometric Association recognized five of its outstanding members at its 2019 annual Fall Conference in Jackson. The association presents the awards annually to recognize significant contributions to the profession of optometry, paraoptometry, and the general public. Mike Weeden, O.D., of the Corinth Eye Clinic, is the James Brownlee OD of the Year. Megan Lott, O.D. of Belle Vue ...

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