Leadership Colquitt County graduates Class of 2022 | Local News

MOULTRIE, Mrs. – Twenty professional business leaders recently completed the Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Colquitt County program. A graduation ceremony was held on Monday, June 13, at the Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce. Caitlyn Hatcher, Chamber Program Services Director, welcomed everyone followed by the invocation given by class participant, Brandon Whitaker. Tommie Beth … Read more

SFU named 2022-23 College of Distinction | Lifestyle

LORETTO – Saint Francis University has been recognized for its long-term commitment to helping undergraduate students learn, grow, and succeed by Colleges of Distinction, a unique guide for college-bound students. Based on SFU’s demonstrated excellence in four areas of distinction: “engaged students, great teaching, vibrant community, and successful outcomes,” the university was honored as both … Read more

Leadership class graduates raise $ 10K for SAAFE House | Living

On the second day of June, the largest class to ever complete the Huntsville Leadership Institute program gathered at Elkins Lake for their graduation ceremony and dinner. HLI Class # 40 raised over $ 10k in funds for the SAAFE House, exceeding all previous fundraising efforts in the HLI program. They also created strong friendships … Read more

Fighting cancer with food | Lifestyle

Does what you eat really make a difference in your risk for cancer? Many experts agree that making better choices about what you put on your plate is one way to protect against cell changes or mutations that can lead to cancer. Although some risks for cancer are out of your control, choosing a healthy … Read more

Venture North a foundation of funding | Business

TRAVERSE CITY – It’s been quite a year in five months for Venture North Funding and Development. A nonprofit commercial lending organization representing 10 northern Michigan counties, Venture North has made 1 million in loans to small businesses in the first five months of 2022 – more than the organization has made in any single … Read more

Library kicks off summer with programs, crafts, entertainment | Lifestyle

Are you ready !? The El Campo Branch Library is READY! Summer programs are on the way. Patrons may start enrolling in the reading programs for everyone Wednesday. Is the staff excited? Excited doesn’t even begin to describe how happy we are. Programs and prizes, readers from every age group. Entertainers and crafts. Staff has … Read more

YCDC’s 17 County Leadership Program soon to start second class | Latest News

YORK – In 2020 and 2021, York County Development Corporation (YCDC) organized the 17 County Leadership Program with the help of Cultivate Rural Leaders. The program has since transitioned to being run by Dr. Shannon Leinen, professor of York College’s Master of Arts in Organizational and Global Leadership program. Up to 17 leaders will be … Read more

Parker Dam announces education program for June 3-5 | Lifestyle

PENFIELD – Parker Dam State Park has announced its environmental education programs for June 3-5. A Squirrel’s Guide to Success: 8:30 pm, Campground Amphitheater This family of rodents has adapted to living across the globe. Watch and learn about the ways some squirrel species survive in various habitats. Whether it be underground, in trees, or … Read more

6 Enid area businesses awarded $ 444,000 from state | Business

ENID, Okla. – Six Enid area businesses together received nearly half a million dollars in state money for manufacturing and job expansion plans. Enid businesses Wako LLC, Parrish Enterprises Ltd. and No Man’s Land Foods LLC, along with Broce Manufacturing Co. of Fairview, Sidwell Seed of Kremlin, and ViaCore Nutrition of Kingfisher were awarded a … Read more

Smith Point matriarch celebrates 100th birthday | Lifestyle

Linnie Evelyn Stephenson-Standley was born in Corpus Christi in 1922. On Saturday, family and invited guests gathered under the big shade trees at the Wallisville Heritage Museum to celebrate Stephenson-Standley’s 100th birthday. She is as much an icon in the mid-county area as alligators and shrimp boats. When Stephenson-Standley was 5 years old, her family … Read more