2007-2008

COMPUTER SECURITY Today, we’re pleased to welcome Ray Vaughn, Endowed Professor in the MSU Computer Science and Engineering Department and Director of the MSU Center for Computer Security Research. SECRETARY OF STATE TO SPEAK Eric Clark, now completing his third term as Mississippi’s Secretary of  State, will be our speaker next Monday. The Smith County […]

SECRETARY OF STATE TO SPEAK Today we’re pleased to welcome Mississippi Secretary of State Eric Clark, who is completing his third term of service in that office. ARMORED VEHICLES FOR IRAQ Armored vehicles to protect our troops in Iraq from the deadly roadside bombs are being assembled in the Golden Triangle. Come next Monday to […]

OUR PUBLIC UTILITIES Our speaker is ‘Bo’ Robinson. Northern District Public Service Commissioner since 1989. He currently serves as chairman of the state agency that regulates telecommunications, electric, gas, water, and sewer utilities. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN MISSISSIPPI Next week, our guest speaker will be Gray Swoope, Executive Director of Mississippi Development Authority, the state’s lead […]

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Today, we welcome Gray Swoope, Executive Director of Mississippi Development Authority (MDA), the state’s lead economic and community development agency. The Mississippi State graduate has served as MDA Director since 2004. LAST WEEK AT ROTARY Invocation and Pledge : Eddie Keith. Attendance : There were 114 members (83 active, 31 exempt) present and […]

GOVERNOR JACK’S “OFFICIAL” VISIT One of the responsibilities of a District Governor is to carry the message of the Rotary International President to every club in his district. That’s what fellow Rotarian Jack Forbus has been doing these past weeks. Today, he doesn’t have to travel far as he shares the message of Rotary and […]

MISSISSIPPI’S ECONOMIC HEALTH Today’s guest is State Economist Phil Pepper, who also serves as assistant commissioner for research and planning for the IHL Board. We’re looking forward to a report of the current status of Mississippi’s economy. NO MEETING NEXT WEEK There will be no meeting next Monday in observance of Labor Day. The Fall […]