2011 League and Legislature

The Madison County Business League was invited to host its 2011 “League & Legislature” forum luncheon at the Mississippi State Capitol. The annual event was held on Wednesday, February 16th, at noon in the Senate Judiciary Committee Room. Lt. Governor Phil Bryant addressed the “standing room only” group of Business League members, local and county elected officials and other state officials. Students representing Business League member schools were also in attendance including St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, St. Joseph Catholic School, Madison Central High School, Ridgeland High School and Velma Jackson High School (Canton Academy was unable to attend).

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A panel of Madison County representatives and senators addressed legislative questions posed by moderator, Madison county Chancery Clerk, Arthur Johnston. Among the county delegation participating were Senator Kenny Wayne Jones, Senator John Horhn, Senator Michel, Senator Yancey, Rep. Rita Martinson, Rep. Mark Baker, Re. Philip Gunn, Rep. Ferr Smith, and Rep. Bill Denny.

The luncheon was catered by Fresh Cut Catering and Floral. The Business League thank the following generous sponsors for making this event possible:


  • AT&T
  • BancorpSouth
  • Cellular South
  • Levi Strauss & Company
  • Madison River Oaks Hospital
  • MassMutual/Collins Financial Network
  • MS Hospital Association St. Dominic Health Services
  • Wyatt Tarrant & Combs, LLC


  • BankFirst Financial Services
  • BankPlus
  • Community Bank of MS
  • Community Trust Bank
  • Embassy Suites Hotel/Ridgeland
  • Neel-Schaffer
  • Scott Streetman Sullivan & Fox
  • Terry-Trane Service Agency
  • Trustmark Bank
  • Tulane University
  • Waste Management


  • Compton Engineering, Inc.
  • Entergy Mississippi, Inc.
  • M&F Bank Mississippi
  • Community Education Center
  • Parkway Development, Inc.
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan

Event/Luncheon Sponsor

  • Wise Carter Child & Caraway