Business Briefs Aug. 2, 2009

Lee County
Human resources group to meet at McAlister’s

– TUPELO – The Northeast Mississippi Human Resource Association SHRM Chapter 196 will meet Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at McAlister’s Deli on South Gloster Street.
The program will be “green initiatives sustainability,” presented by Nick Bleeker of Day-Brite.
For more information, visit www.nemshra.com.
Seminar, homebuyers’ workshop set for Sept. 22
– TUPELO – The 2009 Northeast Mississippi Credit Seminar and Homebuyer’s Workshop will be held Sept. 22 at the BancorpSouth Arena at 9 a.m.
Workshop topics include credit, bankruptcy/foreclosure prevention, budgeting, home loans, inspections, tax credits and USDA grants.
The event is free and reservations are not required.

Oktibbeha County
MSU leadership summit to be held Sept. 29-30
– STARKVILLE – The third annual Leadership Summit will be held at Mississippi State University Sept. 29-30.
The theme of the conference is “creating the new economy” and will bring together business, government, education and economic development leaders to examine the transformation of the state and region’s economy and to learn about new innovative business ideas.
Keynote speakers include political consultants James Carville and Mary Matalin; The North Face founder Kenneth (Hap) Klopp; former MSU Vice President for Student Affairs Roy Ruby and CNN senior business correspondent Ali Velshi.
General summit registration is $249 per person. The luncheon with Velshi is $15.
For more information, call (662) 325-1487, 325-5957 or 325-0295. You also can e-mail pbrock@aoce.msstate.edu; alowe@aoce.msstate.edu or bgann@cobilan.msstate.edu.

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