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Laurel’s Holifield elected to Mississippi Main Street Board

Judi Holifield, the Executive Director of Laurel Main Street, has been elected to the Mississippi Main Street Association Board of Directors for a 2-year term beginning in January. Holifield has served since 2011 as Executive Director of Laurel Main Street, a nonprofit leading revitalization efforts in historic downtown Laurel. Before her Main Street career, Holifield was a choral music educator ...

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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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Leadership Jackson County class of 2019 graduates

Leadership Jackson County graduated its 2019 class. Graduates are, alphabetically: Scott Ankerson, City of Gautier; Carolyn Ann Belton, First Federal Savings & Loan; Shelly Bolden, Merchants & Marine Bank; Matthew Anthony Boney, Community Bank – Ocean Springs; Chris Collier, The Office Bar and Lounge; Bryan Lee Cooper, Mississippi Security Police, Inc.; Krisann Dikes, Singing River Health System; Linzey Fleming, C ...

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MCBL&F presents 2019 Outstanding Madison County Young Professional award

The Madison County Business League & Foundation (MCBL&F) presented the 2019 Outstanding Young Professional Award to BancorpSouth’s Madison County President Grant Montgomery. Cecil Harper, MCBL&F 2018-19 Chairman, presented the award to Montgomery at the 11th annual Vision Celebration at the Country Club of Jackson on October 1st to a group of 485 Members, guests and elected officials. MCBL&F created the ...

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Hu Meena receives 2019 Visionary Leadership Award

The Madison County Business League & Foundation (MCBL&F) and the Madison County Economic Development Authority (MCEDA) presented the 2019 Visionary Leadership Award to C Spire Chairman and CEO Hu Meena. Cecil Harper, MCBL&F 2018-19 Chairman, presented the award at the 11th annual Vision Celebration at the Country Club of Jackson on October 1st to a group of 485 Members, guests ...

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MMC Materials, Inc. presented 2019 Vision Award

The Madison County Business League & Foundation (MCBL&F) and the Madison County Economic Development Authority (MCEDA) presented the 2019 Vision Award to MMC Materials, Inc. MCEDA Executive Director Joey Deason presented the award to MMC Materials, Inc. President Rodney Grogan at the 11th annual Vision Celebration held at the Country Club of Jackson on October 1st before a group of ...

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MCBL&F announces the 2019-20 Board of Directors and Officers

The Madison County Business League & Foundation announces the 2019-20 Board of Directors and officers. The mission of the Madison County Business League & Foundation is to bring together, under one organization, the voice of numerous entities in order to establish a clear and concise message for the future. This organization, which is comprised of elected, appointed, business and individual ...

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MCBL&F announces 2019-20 Young Professional Steering Committee Members/Officers

The Madison County Business League & Foundation announces the 2019-20 Young Professional Steering Committee and Officers. The mission of the Madison County Business League & Foundation Young Professionals is to provide young professionals and entrepreneurs with the opportunity to build relationships, serve the community and engage with business, political and civil leaders; thus, investing in the professional development of Madison ...

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Mississippi Main Street hires Jennifer Prather

The Mississippi Main Street Association has hired Jennifer Prather of Starkville as the new Director of Community Development for the statewide organization. Prather has served as the Director of Main Street and Tourism for The Greater Starkville Development Partnership since 2017 and has also served as the interim Chief Executive Officer for the past year. As director, Prather has focused ...

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Donna Gray earns CVP Designation

Donna Gray, Vicksburg Convention Center Business Manager, earned her Certified Venue Professional designation. Venue professionals who earn the CVP designation are recognized, by those inside and outside the industry, as skilled in their profession.

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