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The Mississippi State University Student ASLA Chapter will be participating in the 2017 PARK(ing) Day this Friday, September 15, 2017 in downtown Starkville from 12pm to 6pm.  
This year, the students will have their parklet on display at the Bulldog Bash’s Maroon Market on Main Street.  The students are hoping that the change from a location on campus to downtown Starkville will provide additional exposure to both the Student ASLA chapter as well as PARK(ing) Day.
If you are available to travel to Starkville and visit the students this Friday, I would encourage you to do so to show our chapter’s support of the the student chapter’s endeavors.

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Please consider joining design professionals, building owners, contractors, and material suppliers from Mississippi and over the south for the Mississippi Chapter CSI Product Show and Seminar to be held on February 11, 2015 at the Clyde Muse Center in Pearl, Mississippi.

You can see from the attached flyer Seminar_Flier_CSI_Show_2015 that our seminar is about What You Always Wanted to Know About Security but Were Afraid to Ask.  If it (security issues) hasn’t impacted every LA’s design – it will in the future. Our speakers are folks that deal with the holistic picture of security – including the site AND the building!  You can see from their bios that they have worked with many clients on many types of projects world – wide.  We believe this program will provide Owners, Designers, and Contractors a great over view of security requirements.  Hopefully, we will have a better understanding of what questions to ask each other; we’ll understand varying needs for security depending upon building/ facility types; and we will get a better understanding that communicating the security needs in contract documents  has to be coordinated between the Owner, Designer, and Contractor early in the project and continue through project completion.  Almost every design discipline and specialty contractor will “touch” the total security package before the project is completed.  MSCSI is an approved AIA provider of continuing education and 6 hours of HSW credit will be provided to attendees.

Also, Landscape Architects should be reminded that the CSI Product Show is the largest commercial products show in the state of Mississippi.  From here you can visit with real people – not just electronic screens – and learn firsthand about new products and correct applications for their products! Plus, if you attend the Seminar or just visit the Product Show, lunch is free.

Please see the attached flyer and register today!  Seating for the seminar is limited and there is a fee.  There is no admission fee for the Product Show.  Go to mississippi.csinet.org to register (and pay for the seminar) online.

Phillip L. McDade FCSI, CCS, FASLA
Vice President
Weatherford/ McDade, Ltd.
1662 Lelia Drive
Jackson, MS  39216

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The new LALH book and film catalog is here!

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Please follow this link for the 2013 MSASLA Design Awards Brochure, and remember to thank and support Longshadow for making it possible.  Hard copy’s will be available soon.  ENJOY!

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Follow this link to access MSASLA’s Flickr Photostream to view pictures from this years TSC.  Other years pictures are also available.


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Please follow this link 2012 MSASLA Awards Brochure for the 2012 MSASLA Design Awards Brochure, and remember to thank and support our chapter sponsors for making it possible to publish it.  Hard copy’s will be available soon.  ENJOY!  We also encourage you to submit your projects for the 2013 Mississippi Chapter Design Awards Program.

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DRAFT – 2012 MSASLA Awards Brochure

2012 Rate Sheet

Please see the attached advertising opportunities in the MSASLA 2012 Awards Brochure.  All of the revenue generated from this brochure will go toward the Ed Blake Scholarship.  We will need the ad copy no later than July 16, with the intent of mailing out the final brochure at the end of July. The brochures will be mailed out to LA’s, Architects, Engineers and Planners throughout the State, and hand delivered to City Halls, in member communities, by members.

If you are interested in an ad space, please contact Alan Hoops at ahoops601@gmail.com.

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