Lee CountyDennis Seid 4/30/09
Pottery gallery opens
on West Main Street
n TUPELO – Spinning Ginny Pottery is now open at 622 West Main St.
The family-operated studio specializes in hand-thrown and glazed pots, mugs, bowls, pitchers, teapots, platters and serving pieces. Ginny Foxworth is the owner.
The gallery is open Fridays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. or any time by appointment.
The phone number is (662) 842-0996.
Human resource group
meeting at Woody’s
n TUPELO – The Northeast Mississippi Human Resource Association meets Thursday at Woody’s restaurant from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
The speaker will be Denise Gillespie, with ICC’s Workforce Training and Development department. Her topic will be about the manufacturing skills basic certification program.
MSU has resources
for furniture industry
n STARKVILLE – Mississippi State’s Franklin Furniture Institute is inviting state furniture manufacturers, suppliers, retailers, and others to campus May 14 to learn more about numerous university resources and services available to them.
Slated to run 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Franklin Center, the program will include representatives from the colleges of Architecture, Art and Design; Arts and Sciences; Business; Forest Resources and Bagley College of Engineering. Also on hand will be staff members from the Research and Curriculum Unit, Center for Safety and Health and Academic Outreach and Continuing Education.
The Franklin Furniture Institute works with other university entities to provide services targeting all areas from product concept to delivery, including design, manufacturing, marketing, testing and distribution. It also provides technical assistance, work force training, education and export assistance to manufacturers, suppliers and retailers.
More information is available at www.ffi.msstate.edu/focus.asp; or by contacting Amy Garrard at (662) 325-8453 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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