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THE MEMBERSHIP NEWSLETTER OF THE ITAWAMBA COUNTY DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL

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Volume 2, Number 9,

Sep. 2010

THE MEMBERSHIP NEWSLETTER OF THE ITAWAMBA COUNTY DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL

markets through international trade. The webinar, entitled “Expanding Your Business Through International Trade,” will begin online at 10:00 a.m.

New Downtown Business Holds Grand Opening

Presenters will be MDA’s International Trade Bureau staff members. The free event will provide an overview of business opportunities that exist in the global market. “Companies that take part in the webinar will receive beneficial information about programs and services available through MDA that can help them take full advantage of opportunities to grow their businesses through international trade,” said MDA Trade Bureau Manager Liz Cleveland. By participating in the event, companies will learn about best market prospects within various international markets, receive international market overviews, get information on trade events and activities and receive immediate follow-up from international trade specialists.

ExZibits

ExZibits, located at the corner of Main and Clifton in downtown Fulton features unique art by Itawamba County artists, gifts, collectables, antiques and jewelry. Shop owner Marty Pettit invites everyone to visit the shop for a unique shopping experience. Pictured above is the ribbon cutting ceremony sponsored by ICDC.

Although the event is free, pre-registration is required. To register, please visit www.mississippi.org/webinars. For more information, please contact Josh Bower at jbower@mississippi.org, Rose Boxx at rboxx@mississippi.org, John Henry Jackson at jjackson@mississippi.org or Vickie Watters at vwatters@mississippi.org, or call the MDA Trade Bureau at 601.359.3155.

Free Webinar for Businesses Interested in International Trade

SUPPORT YOUR COUNCIL ASK YOUR NEIGHBORS AND FRIENDS TO JOIN

On Tuesday, September 28, 2010, the International Trade Bureau of the Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) will host a free webinar for Mississippi businesses interested in increasing sales and gaining access to global ITAWAMBA TRENDS

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COUNCIL GOLF TOURNAMENT SLATED FOR OCTOBER

Planning for a Cause Demetria D. Hooper, CEO of Hannahouse Adult Daycare, of Tupelo and Kim Graham of ICDC are shown at the ICDC office discussing plans for a new facility in Itawamba County. Kim Graham is the new community specialist at ICDC who will be involved in all details of community work throughout Itawamba County, including promoting county events and working with membership recruitment.

The annual ICDC Golf Tournament will be held at the Fulton Country Club on Monday, October 25. There will be a 12:30 Shotgun start. Fees are $300 per team ($75 per person) and the tournament will feature a delicious steak dinner for all participants after the tournament in the clubhouse. There will be cash prizes for First, Second and Third place, Hole in One, Longest Drive, and Closest to the Pin. Additional door prizes will be awarded. This annual event is the council’s major fundraising project each year. For further information about the tournament, contact the council at 862-4571. ITAWAMBA TRENDS

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Scenic Itawamba Itawamba County is blessed with a beautiful landscape. Pictured is the Midway Marina at Fulton on a warm September afternoon. Midway Marina, members of the council, is a valuable asset to Itawamba County bringing in many visitors from all across the United States to the county. The Itawamba County Development Council salutes this valuable Itawamba County business.

Screening: ICDC Large Conference Room, Wednesday, October 27. Pre-registration is required. Call 1-800-690-6313.

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report that people can sell Trash & Treasures for pocket money or funds for civic or church groups. Individual or group collections are welcome. There is no charge to participate in this event. The event is sponsored by the TennTom Tourism Association. For further information about the Itawamba County portion of the route, contact the Itawamba County Development Council at 662-862-4571. A brochure may be downloaded from the ICDC website at www.itawamba.com or printed brochures may be picked up at the ICDC office located at 107 West Wiygul Street in Fulton.

COUNCIL IS NOW ON FACEBOOK

The Itawamba County Development Council is now on Facebook. Social networking sites is the future for businesses and organization. With the creation of the ICDC Facebook presence, the council can make announcements and provide news related to its work to a worldwide audience. To visit the Itawamba County Facebook site, simply click the Facebook button at www.itawamba.com. One doesn’t have to be a member of the Facebook community to view the council’s Facebook site.

Trash and Treasures Along the Tenn-Tom Slated for October 1-2

NEW COUNTY MAPS

The council has been busy coordinating a new colorful map for Itawamba County featuring the City of Fulton, Town of Mantachie and Town of Tremont. In association with CommunityLink the map will be distributed at the ICDC office as well as several county sites. More details later.

The annual Trash and Treasures Along the Tenn-Tom will be held the first Friday and Saturday in October (October 1-2). More than 234 miles of yard sales from the Tennessee state line on Highway 25 north of Iuka to Demopolis, Alabama following the3 approximate route of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway makes this one of the largest yard sales in the nation. The route will follow Highway 25 through Itawamba County. Thousands of sellers and buyers have participated in past events. Event organizers ITAWAMBA TRENDS

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Itawamba Trends (Vol. 2, No. 15)  

The membership newsletter of the Itawamba County Development Council

Itawamba Trends (Vol. 2, No. 15)  

The membership newsletter of the Itawamba County Development Council

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