July 23rd Acclaimed Madison Birdman, Ken Hackman will share pictures and stories from
recent trip to Australia. We meet at Hamil’s (Hwy. 51, Ridgeland, MS) at 11:30am.
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June 11, 2019
Scott Waller, President and CEO of the Mississippi Economic Council – the state Chamber of Commerce was our guest speaker on June 11th.
During his time with MEC, Waller refined and deployed a comprehensive advocacy plan by building strong relationships with members of the Mississippi legislature and bolstering involvement among MEC’s membership
Over the years he has been instrumental in providing important input for legislative initiatives boosting tourism, workforce development, economic development and improving tax policy and education. In 2014, the prestigious State Tax Notes publication recognized Scott as one of its persons of the year for his work with the Mississippi legislature on the Taxpayer Fairness Act.
In 2019, he was named one of Mississippi 50 Most Influential leaders, one of 11 people honored in the area of lobbying and government relations. The same year he was also selected as one of Mississippi’s top CEOs by the Mississippi Business Journal.
Pictured l-r are Stacey Philley-member, Tanya Davis-guest, Scott Waller-speaker and Todd Rhodus-Madison Lions Club President.
Brittany Mayfield, Special Events Coordinator, was our guest speaker at our Tuesday, May 28th lunch meeting. She mentioned and gave details of each event scheduled this year for the City of Madison. Her goal is to add a new event each year. Thank you, Brittany, for a great presentation. In the picture are l-r, Betsy Landers, incoming President and Brittany Mayfield, speaker.
May 14, 2019
Bonnie Holliday has been with The Epilepsy Foundation of Mississippi for over two years. Bonnie joined the team as the Client Services Assistant, but soon became the sole Program Coordinator and Camp Director along with providing client help. Bonnie runs a support group monthly at St. Dominic’s Hospital, called Epilepsy 101. She has a background with helping children and adults with disabilities and uses these skills to provide support and care for the 37,500 Mississippians living with Epilepsy. Left to right in the picture, Todd Rhodus, President of Madison Lions Club and Bonnie Holliday, guest speaker.
2018 Heart of a Lion Award Winner – Mr. Ken Hackman