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Welcome Image Industries

July 10, 2019 - For the second month in a row a company has picked Clarksdale as the place to bring their business and employees and set up shop. And your Clarksdale Press Register wants to be one of the first to formally thank Image Industries for choosing our community and bringing a minimum...

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Clarksdale Welcomes Arrival of Tech Company People Shores, New Jobs

December 19, 2018 - The leader of a company that has transformed the lives of 10,000 young adults living in rural India believes his American venture can produce similar results in Clarksdale and Coahoma County. Murali Vullaganti, CEO and founder of the business outsourcing company People Shores, was introduced Tuesday at The Pinnacle on the...

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People Shores and Clarksdale: You Have Questions, We Have Answers

December 19, 2018 - Just what is People Shores? It’s a for-profit, social enterprise with a charter to bring technology-driven jobs to economically challenged communities in the United States through impact sourcing. And impact sourcing is? It’s “going into a community that lacks financial opportunity and some kinds of...

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People Shores Center in Clarksdale Dedicated in Memory of Emmitt Till

December 19, 2018 - It was during the grand opening ceremony for the People Shores’ center in San Jose, Calif., in May when Jon Levingston first got the idea for a name for the center that would eventually come to Clarksdale. He had been surprised when Murali Vullaganti, the CEO and founder of...

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Timeline of How Global Firm People Shores Landed in Clarksdale

December 19, 2018 - September 2017 Abhishek Goel, founder and CEO of the tech firm Dasceq in Dallas, visits the People Shores location in San Jose, Calif., and meets with the leadership team out there as they make plans to open the first center in the United States. Goel is impressed by what he sees...

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MAP of Easton will expand manufacturing facility here

April 4, 2018 - MAP of Easton Inc. announced a plant expansion on Wednesday, March 28, that will lead to 24 to 40 new jobs coming to Clarksdale and represent an increase of at least $1 million to the city payroll. The late John D’Amico Sr. founded the company in 1972 and the main offices are in...

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Jon Levingston - New Director of Clarksdale-Coahoma County Chamber of Commerce

December 9, 2017 - Jon Levingston brings both the experience of a native son who loves his community combined with knowledge of the broader world to his new position as the new executive director of the Clarksdale-Coahoma Chamber of Commerce. Levingston grew up in Cleveland where he credits his parents for setting high standards,...

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