Business Briefs September 8, 2013

Contractors event to be held at Civic Center
WEST POINT – Women or minority business owners interested in doing business with the Mississippi Department of Transportation, the Mississippi Transit Division or the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority are invited to the

Meet-the-Prime Contractors event Thursday at West Point-Clay County Civic Center at 130 6th St.

If you are not certified as a Mississippi Disadvantaged Business Enterprise and would like to become certified, information will be available on how to get started.

The event is free to the public and lunch is provided. To RSVP or to get more information, call (601) 954-1826 or email Quin Braylock at

Forklift training classes offered at ICC-Belden
TUPELO – Itawamba Community College is offering a Forklift Train-The-Trainer class from 8 a.m.-noon Sept. 25, at the Belden Center.

Cost of the class is $50 per person. The registration deadline is Sept. 23.

To register or for more information, call Tatiana Sherman at (662) 407-1523 or email

WIN Job Center offers Excel, Word classes
AMORY – Registration is under way at the Amory WIN Job Center for classes in Microsoft Word 2013 and Microsoft Excel 2013.

Microsoft Word 2013 will meet from 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Sept. 16, 17, 23, 24, 30 and Oct. 1. Topics include computer basics, an introduction to Microsoft Word 2013 and how to create documents and work with text. Cost is $5 for the class.

Microsoft Excel 2013 will meet from 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Oct. 7, 8, 13, 14, 21 and 22. The class includes an introduction to Microsoft Excel 2013, creating spreadsheets and working with formulas. Cost is $5 for the entire class.

For more information or to register for the classes, call Pat Gladney at (662) 407-1203.

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