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Gray elected MPHCA president

Dr. Margaret A. Gray, president and CEO of the Family Health Care Clinic Inc. (FHCC), has been elected president of the 21-member Mississippi Primary Health Care Association (MPHCA). Gray succeeds James D. Nunnally of North Mississippi Primary Health Care Inc., and began serving a two-year term Jan. 1. MPHCA represents the interests of Mississippi’s community health centers in their efforts ...

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McKenna takes DoD’s top honor

Dr. Jason McKenna, a senior research geophysicist in the Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (GSL) at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in Vicksburg, has been named a recipient of the 54th-annual Department of Defense (DoD) Distinguished Civilian Service Award. The award is the highest given by DoD to civilian career employees who make significant contributions to the ...

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McKenna takes DoD's top honor

Dr. Jason McKenna, a senior research geophysicist in the Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (GSL) at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in Vicksburg, has been named a recipient of the 54th-annual Department of Defense (DoD) Distinguished Civilian Service Award. The award is the highest given by DoD to civilian career employees who make significant contributions to the ...

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Moore promoted at BankPlus

BankPlus recently announced that Amy Moore was promoted to vice president and financial reporting manager. Moore has worked at BankPlus for over six years. A native of Brandon, she graduated from Belhaven College, and is a member of First Presbyterian Church in Jackson.

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Reeves promoted to loan officer

Columbus Banking Center president Jim McAlexander recently announced that Kacie Reeves has been promoted to branch loan officer for the Columbus Banking Center. Reeves joined the Cadence team in 2004 as a consumer banker where her primary responsibilities were opening new accounts, making referrals and providing customer service. As branch loan officer, she will be responsible for handling consumer loans ...

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HBAJ presents awards, seats officers, board

The Home Builders Association of Jackson (HBAJ) recently awarded its top three members for outstanding achievement. Gary N. Smith of Northtowne Builders was awarded the 2009 Builder Member of the Year because of his outstanding achievements in serving the home building industry. Smith made significant contributions in bringing green education, promotion and partnerships within HBAJ and other industries. He is ...

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MMA leaders selected

Don E. Mason of Gulfport has been named 2009-2010 chairman of the Mississippi Manufacturers Association. Mason is currently a business development and governmental relations consultant for Seemann Composites Inc. and Pickering Inc., and is retired vice president of external affairs and corporate services for Mississippi Power Company. In addition to Mason, other members of the MMA executive committee are: chairman-elect, ...

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Milner inducted in college

John Milner, a member of Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, was recently inducted into the American College of Environmental Lawyers. Milner joined the Brunini firm in 1978. He concentrates his practice primarily in environmental law. He represents business and industrial clients in environmental litigation in state and federal courts in the Southeastern region. Milner has also had significant experience in ...

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Dorsa opening Jackson office

John Dorsa is opening a new State Farm Insurance office in Jackson. Dorsa’s office will be located at 6101 Ridgewood Road, Suite A. The State Farm agent has set Jan. 4 as the opening day. Dorsa is a native of Hammond, La., and has been active in the insurance industry for over 20 years. He is an active member of ...

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