Business portfolio: Networking events set by Chamber

Published 12:00 am Sunday, March 8, 2009

The Vicksburg-Warren County Chamber of Commerce has announced two events.

On March 17, the group’s Business After Hours session will be from 5 to 7 p.m. at Guaranty Bank and Trust Company, 1900 Cherry St. For information, call 601-636-8302 or e-mail

At noon the following day, Haley Fisackerly, president and CEO of Entergy Mississippi, will speak during the Chamber’s monthly members luncheon. Cost is $12, and the lunch will be at Vicksburg Convention Center. Online registration is available at For information, e-mail

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Cook Tractor named top Exmark dealer

Cook Tractor Co. of Vicksburg has been recognized for its sales efforts.

It was named one of the top Exmark lawn mower dealers in a five-state region.

Adam Cook, manager of the business at 680 U.S. 80, received a plaque, and he and his wife, Karla, were rewarded with an Alaskan cruise.

We welcome your news about achievements by area employees. Submit items by e-mail (, postal service (P.O. Box 821668, Vicksburg, MS 39182), fax (634-0897) , or delivered in person to 1601-F N. Frontage Road by Wednesday for publication Sunday. Be sure to include your name and phone number.