Thursday, October 13, 2011
Byhalia chamber plans membership luncheon
The Byhalia Area Chamber of Commerce Quarterly Luncheon will be held Thursday, Oct. 20.
The hosts are Mississippi Rep. Tommy Woods, Rep. Kelvin Buck, Sen. Bill Stone and Northern Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert.
The location will be at the Wayne Hollowell Northcentral EPA Community Building, 225 Highway 309 in Byhalia. It begins at 11:15 a.m. with displays and networking, followed by the barbecue buffet at 11:40 a.m. The program is from 12:15 until 1 p.m. Reservations are required by Tues., October 18. Call 662-838-8127 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
There is not a charge for members with reservations. All others are asked for a minimum donation of $10 at the door. A new member media picture is taken and Chamber Champion sponsors are introduced. Members may give a 30-second commercial. All door prizes are welcomed and appreciated.
Owen guest speaker for chamber meeting
The Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce announces its next Membership Meeting on Thursday, Oct. 27, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Beckley Center across from Rust College in Holly Springs.
The keynote speaker is Ivy Owen, a Holly Springs native and community development expert from Fort Chaffee, Ark. He has been in economic and community development for 44 years.
A menu of roast beef au jus with baked potato and green beans will be served for $10 per person.
New members will be recognized and all members will have an opportunity to network. For more information, call 252-2943.
Potts Camp announces special election
The Town of Potts Camp has announced the date of a special election for mayor.
The election is necessary due to the recent death of Mayor Ricky Lesure.
The special election will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 15, with a runoff date of Tuesday, Nov. 29, if necessary.
Qualifying deadline is Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 5 p.m. Each candidate must be a qualified voter and resident of the town.
For more information on the special election, call the Potts Camp Town Hall at 662-333-7285.
Mayor Lesure, 47, had served in the position for just over two years – beginning his first term of office in July of 2009.
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