November 2017
Partnership News
Countywide Clean-up Day - November 4th

Grand Opening of Batesville Mounds - November 21

MEC Tour: Celebrating Success - Focusing on the Future

MDA 2017 Fall Webinar Series

The Entrepreneur Center @ Mississippi Development Authority's 2017 Fall Webinar Series  is designed to help both aspiring and existing entrepreneurs boost their business profile in communities around the state of Mississippi. The webinars are presented in partnership with the University of Mississippi's McLean Institute for Public Service and Community Engagement.

We look forward to you joining us for these enlightening webinar sessions designed especially for the entrepreneur.
The remaining schedule for the 2017 Fall Webinar Series:
Nov.  7 -     Build Your Personal Brand - Janet Parker, Innovate Mississippi 
Nov. 21 -    The Legal Side of Entrepreneurship - Michael Williams, Bradley Law Firm
For more information, please contact Nash Nunnery at

Batesville Main Street - November Events

YPP Lunch Breaks for November
All meetings are at 12:00 noon and Dutch Treat unless otherwise noted.

11/2: 1st Thursday Meeting @ Panola Medical Center.

11/9: TBA

11/16: 3rd Thursday meeting @ Partnership Office 

11/23: No Lunch Break - Happy Thanksgiving!

11/30: @ Bim Bam Burgers

November Member Events

Membership Report

Welcome to our New Members

Factory Connection
160 Highway 51 North
Batesville, MS 38606

Mount Evia Missionary Baptist Church
5996 Curtis Road
Batesville, MS 38606

Nale' Photography & Events
459 Highway 6 East
Batesville, MS 38606

Sonya Hill Kisner - US Health Advisors
3257 W. Sarazen's Circle, Suite 102
Memphis, TN 38125

Thank you to these members for continuing your commitment to Panola Partnership!

Batesville Jr. Woman's League
Batesville Realty
BridgePoint Solutions
Buffy's on the Square Salon & Spa
Charlie Baglan & Associates
Crumpler Construction
Cube Ice Company
Edge Tool & Design
Edward Jones - Brett Rosson
ILLUS Visual & Design Arts
Pointer Insurance Agency
Ryals Law Firm
St. Mary's Catholic Church
The UPS Store

Coming Events

31 (5:30p): SPHS Trunk or Treat for 8th graders & under @ SP Parking Lot.

2-4: Annual Book Sale hosted by Friends of the Batesville Public Library.

2 (12p): YPP 1st Thursday Meeting @ Panola Medical Center.

2 (1p):  Starting a Business seminar hosted by UM Small Business Development Center @ Batesville Public Library.

4: Countywide Clean-up Day hosted by Keep Panola County Beautiful.  Teams & info - contact 563-6225.

6 (8a): South Panola Career Fair @ South Panola High School.  Call 563-8992 (Shaquita Lathon) to register your business or industry for a booth.

6 (12p): Friends of the Batesville Public Library Monthly Meeting (sack lunch).

7 (12p): MDA Fall Webinar Series.  Details above.

8 (2p): Batesville Woman's Club Monthly Meeting @ Batesville Public Library.

9 (8a): Panola Partnership Ambassadors' Monthly Meeting

9 (5p): Knit Together Thursday @ Batesville Public Library.

10 (12p): Batesville Main Street Monthly Meeting @ Partnership office.

11 (8a): Gateway to the Delta 5K & 10 Miler hosted by Batesville Rotary Club in Downtown Batesville.  Click here to register.

11 (1p): Kids' Science Lab with NWCC Biologist Bud Donahou ***Please register in advance 563-1038.

11/13 (12p): Panola Partnership Executive Board Meeting @ 111 Public Square.

11/16-18: Heflin House Christmas Bazaar.  See details above.

11/16 (1p): How to Develop a Business Plan seminar hosted by UM Small Business Development Center @ Batesville Public Library.

11/17 (3p): Game On! @ Batesville Public Library.

11/19 (1-5p): Batesville's Holiday Open House.

11/20 (2p): Crafternoons @ Batesville Public Library.

11/21 (10a): Grand Opening of the Batesville Mounds.  Details above.

11/21 (12p): MDA Fall Webinar Series.  Details above.

11/27 (5p): Chocolate & Chick Lit Book Club @ Batesville Public Library.

11/28 (5:30p): Panola Co. Humane Society Monthly Meeting @ Batesville Public Library.

11/29 (11:30a): MEC Tour: Celebrating Success - Focusing on the Future held @ Landers Center, Southaven.  Co-hosting by Panola Partnership, Inc. Details above.

11/30 (5:30p): Community Prayer & Soup Fellowship @ Batesville Presbyterian Church.

Each Tuesday - Afternoon Stories & Crafts @ 4:30 pm @ Batesville Public Library
Each Wednesday - Baby & Toddler Storytime @ 10:30 @ Batesville Public Library

2017-2018 Executive Board Members
Stephen Whatley, President
Dr. Tom Hodge, Vice President
Dale Hart, Past President
 J.J. Heafner, Treasurer
Nick Bergeron
George "Bubba" Farrish
Justin Hill
Blake Shipp
David Karr, City Representative
Gary Kornegay, IDA President
Kate Victor, County Representative
Brad Robison, Partnership Representative
Flip Phillips & Ryan Revere, Legal Counsel
Panola Partnership, Inc.
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