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H'do mayor hosted at White House - Desoto Times Tribune

Pastor joins Johnson in D.C. to talk about health

By ROBERT LEE LONG
Community Editor
Published: Thursday, July 11, 2013 1:05 AM CDT
 
First Lady Michelle Obama hosted Hernando Mayor Chip Johnson at the White House Wednesday, celebrating the outstanding efforts of Hernando and other communities to complete health and wellness goals during the past year for Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties).

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McComb Excel By 5 Is a "Certified Early Childhood Community" - McComb School District Newsline

The City of McComb has met the challenge and completed the requirements to earn the designation of “Certified Early Childhood Community”; McComb began the two-year process in August 2011 with McComb School District serving as the lead agency and other organizations such as, The City of McComb, The City of Summit, Southwest Regional Medical Center, local childcare centers, Headstart, and other community agencies and community members.

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Biloxi Excel By 5 Named as 2013 Non Profit Organization

The City of Biloxi recognized individuals, organizations and businesses that contribute their time and energy in helping others and making Biloxi a wonderful place to live on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at the 30th Annual Volunteer Recognition Ceremony.

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Lafayette County Certified ‘Child Friendly’- HottyToddy.com

Lafayette County can add another community title to its present lineup of awards and accolades making it an attractive place to live, but the newest community title is dedicated to the area’s youngest group of residents –– Lafayette County children under the age of five.

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Chevron Pascagoula Refinery, Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic Partner for Excel By 5

NEWS RELEASE
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Contact:Frank Kay;Media Relations Manager, Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic
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CHEVRON PASCAGOULA REFINERY, MISSISSIPPI GULF RESORT CLASSIC PARTNER FOR EXCEL BY 5
BILOXI, Miss. – As part of the company's ongoing commitment to early childhood education, Chevron Pascagoula Refinery, in partnership with the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic (MGRC), has made a $25,000 contribution to Excel By 5 to support programs in five Excel By 5 communities along the Gulf Coast. “Through local partnerships, like those with MGRC and Excel By 5, Chevron supports the education and leadership development of children of all ages,” said Alan Sudduth, Chevron Public and Government Affairs Manager for Mississippi.

Chevron committed the funds during the MGRC tournament in March, and participated in the formal check presentation on May 6. The presentation included Ed Day, MGRC Chairman of the Board of Directors and Mississippi Power President and CEO; Bob Clay, Executive Director of Excel By 5; Patti Fleming, Excel By 5 Regional Sites Coordinator; Steve Nieman, MGRC Tournament Director; and Sudduth.

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