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LINK Luncheon at East Mississippi Community College

GOLDEN TRIANGLE, Miss. (WCBI)-Hundreds of business owners from Clay, Lowndes, and Oktibbeha County gathered together at the LINK Luncheon.

The event was hosted by East Mississippi Community College where folks came to hear about the new economic development throughout the Golden Triangle. Today’s event featured with special guest speakers like Dr. Malcolm Portera, a former Mississippi State President. Dr. Portera says it’s important for these three counties to come together because of what they offer.

“Combining efforts this allows you to generate a resources that you need to pursue some unusual opportunities it may be some initiates that are not a part of a bigger operation,” says Dr. Malcolm Portera.

The LINK is a association of business people who are concerned about improving the area where they do business and live.