Jackson State hosts summit
Posted: Friday, October 8, 2010 3:44 pm
Jackson State Community College will host its seventh annual West Tennessee economic summit on Tuesday, Oct. 19 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Ayers Auditorium of the McWherter Center. Registration will be from 8:30–9 a.m.
The guest speakers for the day include: Christopher Masingill, federal co-chairman of Delta Regional Authority; Dr. Billy Newton, director of the Center for Strong Communities; Dr. Warren Nichols, president of Volunteer State Community College and Lisa Hankins, REDI director of SWTDD/REDI.
The summit is held each year for community, civic, industry and educational leaders in West Tennessee to promote economic growth in the region.
This year’s summit is being sponsored in part by West Tennessee Workforce Investment Board, LWIA11, Southwest Human Resource Agency; USDA; Tennessee Small Business Development Center; JSCC Center of Emphasis; Aeneas Internet and Telephone and Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce.
The summit is free and open to the public. Make reservations by Oct. 15 by calling Melissa Lyles at 425-2602 or e-mail email@example.com.