2008-2009

  PUBLIC POLICY ADVOCATES Mississippi First is a civic advocacy force to promote better public policy in, health, and alleviation of poverty. The new non-profit organization’s founders are Rachel Hicks, executive director, and Sanford Johnson, deputy director. The Starkville High grads are children of Rotarian Debra and Michael Hicks, and, Rotarian W.C. and Everlyn Johnson, […]

MISSISSIPPI’S TREASURY State Treasurer Tate Reeves reports on Missis­sippi’s position in the current economy today. NEXT WEEK Two members of Rotary’s extended family will explain Mississippi First, a non-profit civic ad­vocacy force to improve the state. Our guests will be Rachel Hicks, daughter of Rotarian Debra and Michael Hicks, and Sanford Johnson, son of Rotarian […]

MSU’S NEW LEADER Dr. Mark Keenum, Mississippi State University’s 19th president, presents his vision for the land-grant institution today. MISSISSIPPI’S TREASURY State Treasurer Tate Reeves reports on Mississippi’s position in the current economy next week. LAST WEEK Invocation and Pledge: Richard Blackbourn Attendance: There were 134 members and their family members present for the annual […]

NEXT WEEK – MSU’S NEW LEADER Dr. Mark Keenum, Mississippi State University’s 19th president, will present his vision for the land-grant institution next week. LAST WEEK Invocation and Pledge: Peggy Buckley Attendance: There were 129 members (39 exempt, 1 honorary) present, and 70 (16 exempt, 8 honorary) absent. Guests and visitors: Bill Street of West […]

STATE GOVERNMENT State Auditor Stacey Pickering is our speaker today. NEXT WEEK We gather here to honor our year’s award winners and enjoy fellowship next Monday evening. Social hour begins at 6:00 with dinner served at 6:45. Sign up today. LAST WEEK Invocation and Pledge: Bob Wolverton Attendance: There were 118 members (38 exempt, 1 […]

MISSISSIPPI’S EARLY CHILDHOOD CHALLENGE Cathy Grace, director of the MSU Early Childhood Institute, will tell us about the multi-disciplinary program established 10 years ago in the College of Education to provide training, assistance and research to improve early childhood education in the state. STATE GOVERNMENT Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann will address the Club next […]