JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Nearly 200 people gathered at the Gables just outside of Laurel for the graduation ceremony of "Leadership Jones County."
Leadership Jones County Is a leadership development program coordinated through the community development foundation of Jones County.
"We've been through our program since the fall and now are graduating," said Sandy Holifield of the Jones Co. Economic Development Authority. "They will be telling us the projects they have been working on during the last several months and just giving celebration for everything they have worked on throughout the year."
The participants of the group received a graduation certificate for dedicating their time and talents to the program and participating in projects for the betterment of Jones County. The leadership program is intended for adults 21 and over.
"Every year is special," Holifield said. "I always think they can't top the last year, but they always do and it always pleases and surprises me. Jones County is very lucky to be able to have this group and all of our alumni as well."
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