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Jackson County Chamber president Voda to retire

Carla Todd Voda, IOM, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce for 18 years, has announced her plans to retire to retire after the Chamber Executive Board finds a successor. A native of Biloxi, Voda graduated from high school and joined the United States Air Force. While in the Air Force, she worked in the ...

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Columbus Chamber announces promotion, certification

The Columbus Lowndes Chamber of Commerce recently named Eason Black as Director of Programs and Events. Black has worked for the CLCC since May as an intern, assisting with planning events, social media, email marketing, and upkeep of the Chamber website. A native of Columbus, Black graduated from Heritage Academy and Mississippi State University. In her new capacity, Black will ...

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Chamber of Commerce announces 2019 class of Leadership Lafayette

The Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce kicked off its 2019 class of the Leadership Lafayette program with its opening session at Coleman Funeral Home. The program began in 1988 and celebrates 31 years of Leadership Lafayette with this year’s class. The Chamber is excited to announce a new partnership with Your Extra Closet as the program’s presenting sponsor for the ...

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Biloxi Chamber announces the Junior Leadership Biloxi class of 2019

Junior Leadership Biloxi is a program designed to produce students of outstanding character that are more sensitive to the needs of the community and are better able to contribute to society. Biloxi Chamber of Commerce’s Junior Leadership Biloxi program is pleased to announce the 2019 class of outstanding students: Laney Barton, London O’Keefe, Ann Lauren Schmidt, McKenzie Maxwell, Kaylee Roch, ...

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Madison County achieves certification as ACT Work Ready Community

The Madison County Economic Development Authority (MCEDA) announced that Madison County has met all criteria to become a certified ACT Work Ready Community. This achievement caps the two-year engagement process and begins a two-year growth and maintenance phase to retain certification. The ACT Work Ready Communities initiative is designed to assist a particular area, region or state in developing its ...

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Chamber announces new director of programs and events

The Columbus Lowndes Chamber of Commerce has announced Ms. Eason Black as director of programs and events. Black joins the Chamber to lead the organization’s planning and programming efforts. Black has worked for the CLCC since May 2018 as an intern, assisting with planning events, social media, email marketing, and upkeep of the Chamber website. A native of Columbus, Black ...

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Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce elects 2019 board and president

Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, Inc. has announced Kathy Pizzetta Springer, Chief Executive Officer at United Way of South Mississippi will serve as the 2019 President of the Board of Directors. Prior to joining the United Way, Springer was the Assistant Hospital Administrator at Merit Health Biloxi, working in Compliance and Privacy. Throughout her career, she has served the ...

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