Mallory Hill stepped in for President Lynn Walton and presided over the meeting. Bill MacLauchlan provided the opening prayer and Allen Anderson led us in the Pledge of Allegiance. Mallory led the club in the Four Way Test. The meeting was held at the Holiday Inn in Hattiesburg and via Zoom.
Marissa Nearman was a guest of Cody Primeaux. Mallory reminded everyone of the raffle ticket for sale at the front desk.
Lucy Sanguinetti announced that we are scheduled to build a sun structure gazebo at Wesley Manor this weekend.  She is looking for volunteers to help with the building structure and raised flower beds.
Bill McLeod then introduced today’s guest speaker, Whitney Lipscomb, Deputy Attorney General with the Mississippi Attorney General's Office. Whitney is taking the place of Lynn Fitch today who had a scheduling conflict.
The Attorney General’s Office is the State’s law firm.  They provide legal representation to the State’s agencies, boards, and commissions.  They ensure the best possible representation for their client-agencies as efficiently and cost-effective as possible for Mississippi taxpayers.
The Division is organized into seven Groups: Agencies, Boards, and Commissions, Business & Finance, Children's Services Group, Education, Health & Well-Being, Natural Resources and Public Safety & Infrastructure.
Whitney explained the different departments within the Mississippi Attorney General's Office.  Some of those departments are Bureau of Victim Assistance, Civil Litigation, Consumer Protection, Criminal Appeals, Cyber Crime, Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, Prosecutor and Law Enforcement Training and Public Education and Community Engagement.
The Bureau of Victim Assistance (BOVA) was established to provide statewide assistance to victims of crime. BOVA offers victims and their loved ones a single point of contact they can turn to.
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The Consumer Protection Division protects Mississippians from unfair, anticompetitive, and deceptive business practices that harm our community. The Division’s efforts include protecting consumer privacy and advocacy against illegal robo-calls.
Attorneys in the Criminal Appeals Division represent the State in criminal appeals and other criminal proceedings in the Supreme Court of Mississippi, the Court of Appeals of Mississippi, and the Supreme Court of the United States, and also represent the State’s interest in extradition matters.
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There being no further business to come before the club, Mallory thanked, Deputy Attorney General Whitney Lipscomb for her presentation and then adjourned the meeting with our motto: “Service Above Self.”