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Crew named year's best professional

Pascagoula’s Parks and Recreation director Darcie Crew has been awarded the Mississippi Parks & Recreation Association Professional of the Year for 2009. The Mississippi Recreation & Park Association is a statewide non-profit service organization dedicated to advancing parks, recreation, and environmental efforts that advance the quality of life for all people.

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Crew named year’s best professional

Pascagoula’s Parks and Recreation director Darcie Crew has been awarded the Mississippi Parks & Recreation Association Professional of the Year for 2009. The Mississippi Recreation & Park Association is a statewide non-profit service organization dedicated to advancing parks, recreation, and environmental efforts that advance the quality of life for all people.

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Digby recognized in Washington

U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) recently recognized the work of Patricia Digby of Fulton, who was subsequently honored in Washington for her dedication to finding adoptive and foster care families for children. Cochran recommended Digby to be the 2009 Angel in Adoption from Mississippi as part of the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute’s “Angels in Adoption” program. Digby is the ...

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Leadership class introduced

On Sept. 10, a reception was held at the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art to introduce the 2009-2010 Leadership Jones County Class. Class members are (back row, left to right): Scott French, Wayne Farms; Darrel Speir, SCRMC; Stacy Tucker, alderman of Ellisville; and, Ryan Maki, Verizon Wireless. (middle row, left to right): Tony Hales, Mississippi Army National Guard; Anna McLeod, ...

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White given seat on board

Tupelo obstetrician Dr. C. K. White has been named to the Local Advisory Board of BancorpSouth in Tupelo. A Fulton native, White was graduated from Itawamba Agricultural High School, Itawamba Community College and the University of Mississippi. He received his medical training at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson where he received a master of science degree in ...

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Dale and Associates adds to staff

Dale and Associates Architects, P.A., announces that Robert Kelly, AIA, and Brad Jeffries have joined the firms Jackson office. Kelly brings more than 38 years of architectural experience to the firm. He received his bachelor of architecture from Auburn University. His previous experience includes corporate, educational, hotel/hospitality, medical, institutional and retail facilities. Jeffries joins the firm as an intern architect. ...

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Barry elected CLARB president

The Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards (CLARB) has elected Temple W. Barry president of its 2009-10 board of directors. Barry is president of Lakeland Associates, LLC/Barry Landscape Inc., a Jackson-based landscape firm. He has held leadership positions with CLARB since 1999, serving as president-elect (2009), as vice president (2008), CLARB’s Region III director (2007), C2Ed/Outreach Committee chairman and member ...

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Ward named to key Alcorn post

Marcus D. Ward has been appointed the associate vice president for development and alumni relations at Alcorn State University. He will be responsible for alumni affairs and development strategies in several key program areas, and will serve as the senior level administrative manager within the Division of Development and Marketing. Ward is a native of West Point and most recently ...

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NIH taps Clark for membership

Alice Clark, vice chancellor for research and sponsored programs at the University of Mississippi, has served the National Institutes of Health for almost 20 years. Recently, she was chosen for membership on the NIH Drug Discovery and Mechanisms of Antimicrobial Resistance Study Section for the Center for Scientific Review. Clark previously chaired the Drug Discovery and Mechanisms of Antimicrobial Resistance ...

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New Phi Theta Kappa staff named

New staff appointments have been announced by Phi Theta Kappa executive director Rod A. Risley. Karri Chatham has accepted the position of administrative and gift records specialist. She most recently served as purchasing assistant at Beam Global Spirits in Chicago. Chatham attended Holmes Community College and is a member of Phi Theta Kappa. She earned a bachelor of science in ...

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