Empower

March 9, 2016
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Recapping The 2016 Young, Gifted & Empowered Awards

“I am always mindful that any opportunity afforded to me is an opportunity to achieve the greater good; to improve the quality of life in impoverished […]
December 28, 2015
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2016 Young, Gifted & Empowered Awards Honorees

Savvy Lifestyle Magazine and the Arts Alive Foundation are proud to announce the second annual Young, Gifted & Empowered Awards to be held Sunday, February 28, […]
October 5, 2015
Karis Gutter, Deputy Under Secretary, FFAS portrait in front of the USDA in Washington, DC, on Thursday, August 6, 2015. USDA photo by Tom Witham.

MS Native Joins DC Based Government Affairs Company

DuPont is adding a seasoned D.C. veteran and former Deputy Undersecretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services (FFAS), Karis T. Gutter, to its Government Affairs team. […]
May 31, 2015
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Meet Walter Zinn, 1st Congressional District Hopeful

In most instances, being first carries a sense of accomplishments. Unfortunately for Mississippi, being in the top five for teen pregnancy, fattest state in the country, […]
February 8, 2015
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Young, Gifted & Empowered Awards

There’s a conclave of young professionals  who are committed to moving Mississippi forward.  They are raising their families here, building businesses and serving their communities. Their commitment is […]
September 23, 2013
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GEROLD “GIRBEAU” SMITH, MISSISSIPPI’S YOUNGEST RADIO STATION OWNER

Gerold “Girbeau” Smith is a perfect example of what happens when a dream meets hard work and determination.  Ever since getting his first taste of radio […]
June 19, 2013
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Boutique Owner Has Fashion Midas Touch

When Connie Brown opened the doors of Fondren Fashion House in 2012, she had no idea that it would have the success that it has had. […]
April 23, 2013
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Shirley Hopkins, A Courageous Girl Beating The Odds

Once upon a time there was a land of dance. In the mythical land of Goma, dance united the people. The rich and poor all danced […]
January 21, 2013
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Dream Keepers: Service To All Mankind

It was at a fifth grade career fair that a then young Justin Turner met a physician named Dr. Marshall. “Dr. Marshall spoke of the huge […]
May 18, 2012
Poetry Out Loud 2012 Finals

Ridgeland Teen Named 2012 Poetry Out Loud National Champion

  [box_light]WASHINGTON, D.C. — From a competitive field of some 365,000 students nationwide, Kristen Dupard, a senior at Ridgeland High School in Ridgeland, Mississippi, won the […]