The Mississippi Jewelers Association (MJA) recently traveled to Lafayette, LA to celebrate their 64th Annual Convention.
The event was a big success as jewelers experienced the delights of Cajun country as well as the hospitality of the Stuller family and their Bridge event.
The Mississippi Jewelers Association Officers and Board: (1st row, l-r) Terry McMullin, President and owner of Master Jewelers, Olive Branch; Mary Snow, 1st Vice President and owner of The Jewel Shoppe, The Diamond Store, Louisville; David Kux, 2nd Vice President and owner of Kux Jewelers, Laurel; and Steven LaBiche, Secretary/Treasurer and owner of LaBiche Jewelers, Meridian. (back rows, l-r) Wayne Britt, Board Member and owner of Britt Jewelry, Cleveland; Randy Arnett, Board Member and owner of Randy Arnett Jewelers, Clarkesdale; Johnny Snow, Past President and owner of The Jewel Shoppe, The Diamond Store; Jane Leary, Board Member and owner of Smith Jewelry, Brookhaven; George Harris, Board Member and owner of Crossroads Jewelers, Winona; and Nancy King, Board Member and owner of Lammons Fine Jewelry, Oxford.
Also at the Convention, the MJA named Allan King the 2015 Jeweler of the Year. Allan was President of the Association in 1991-1992 and has been active in the organization for many years. He and his wife Nancy own Lammons Fine Jewelry in Oxford, MS. The organization appreciates their dedication and loyalty to MJA.
The MJA extends its thanks to the vendors and sales associates who sponsored advertising in the convention booklet as well as supplied door prizes for the fun events.
The 2016 Mississippi Jewelers Association Convention will be held in Starkville, MS, home of the Bulldogs of Mississippi State University.
Mississippi jewelers interested in joining the MJA may contact any officer or Board member for more information.