Economic Development Authority to hold 29th Annual Banquet | Events
The following is a press release from the Jones County Chamber of Commerce:
The Economic Development Authority of Jones County will host its 29th Annual Banquet on September 27 at Sanderson Farms’ Multi-Purpose Facility, Laurel. Beginning at 5:30 p.m. a brief reception, sponsored by local financial institutions, will kick off the event followed by a dinner at 6:15 p.m.
The evening will highlight the chronology of infrastructure in Jones County. A panel of speakers will provide entertainment with history from the dawn of Jones County beginning in the roaring twenties to modern day marvels and try to forecast futuristic concepts of what Jones County will look like in the year 2050.
In addition to local historians and futurists, first term Southern District Transportation Commissioner Tom King will provide us updates on the Highway 590 progress and the new I-59/Highway 15/16th Avenue interchange.
We encourage all those who attend to make the night even more intriguing by dressing in period attire from the rich history of your parents and grandparents or your favorite nanotech apparel that will be worn by your children and grandchildren. A winner will be chosen from each era so be creative and have fun!
Ticket prices are $25 and include the reception and dinner. Order your tickets today by emailing your request to firstname.lastname@example.org or phoning the EDA office at 601-649-3031. We look forward to seeing you there.
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