Thursday, June 11, 2009
Leadership graduation June 18
The organizing team for the Leadership Marshall Class of 2009 will hold graduation on Thursday, June 18, at Annie’s Restaurant in Holly Springs.
The participants, speakers and guests will gather at 8:30 a.m. for coffee and donuts. Speakers invited are Chris Berryman (TVA) Dr. Michael Waldrop (Mississippi School Board) George Gwin (Alliance Charitable Foundation), mayors of Holly Springs, Byhalia and Potts Camp, along with president of the county board of supervisors, Eddie Dixon.
Senator Bill Stone and Representatives Kelvin Buck, Jack Gadd and Tommy Woods have been invited to congratulate the class members on their accomplishments.
The ceremonies include a lunch buffet, presentation of certificates and the class DVD. Leadership Marshall alumni, city alderman, supervisors, employers, spouses and guests are invited. The cost is $15 each and reservations are required by Tuesday, June 16, by calling 838-8127 or 252-2943.
The organizing team includes Janet Jolley (Marshall County Extension Service), Amy Heaton (Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce), Larry Hall (Marshall County), and Sarah Sawyer (Byhalia Area Chamber of Commerce.)
Leadership Marshall celebrates its fifth year. This is a six-month intensive leadership training program. The goal is to provide Marshall County stakeholders with leadership skills and development to lead the county into the future. This year’s class has two projects involving youth leadership and beautification of walking parks.
To be a participant, a candidates must be recommended by their employer, organization or they may apply on their own. Applications are available through the Byhalia chamber, Holly Springs chamber or Marshall County Extension Service.
The 2010 Class will have a two-day retreat in January, with monthly meetings until June 2010.
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