Free Contractor License Readiness Workshop to be held October 3 in Southaven

Jackson, Mississippi — September 10, 2019 — Contractors interested in becoming licensed or obtaining their Certificate of Responsibility are encouraged to register for the Mississippi Development Authority’s Contractor License Readiness Workshop. The workshop will be held Thursday, Oct. 3, from 8 a.m. – noon at Community Bank located at 6910 Airways Blvd. in Southaven.

The workshop will provide the knowledge necessary to understanding the contract licensure application and testing process, eligibility requirements, test structure and obtaining a Certificate of Responsibility. Attendees will learn about the application process, business/management law, NASCLA exams and commercial and residential contracts. In addition, attendees will be introduced to valuable content from Community Bank’s Smart Banking for Small Businesses training program.

The workshop will be facilitated by Anthony Griffin, owner and general contractor of The Griffin Group, LLC; and Ford Moore, president of Community Bank’s Shelby County Division.

The Contractor Readiness Workshop is sponsored by the Mississippi Development Authority and Community Bank.

The workshop is free, but registration is required. To register, visit, select “Events Calendar” and then “October 3.” For more information, contact Michelle Bernard with MDA’s Minority and Small Business Development Division at (601) 359-6678 or

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