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City Celebrates Biz Openings; Green Building


Kiddie Kingdom, a childcare center in West Jackson, celebrates its grand opening this month.

Jackson will see grand openings for a day care, Mexican restaurant, animal clinic and an online college this month.

Monroe Street Animal Clinic's grand opening is at 10 a.m. Aug. 16 at 607 Monroe St. Sylvia Stewart, David Powell and Roland Powell co-own the clinic, which opened in June. Powell is the chief clinician and surgeon. He is a graduate of Jackson State University and completed his doctorate in veterinary medicine at Tuskegee University in 1989.

Stewart, who also co-owns Peoples Funeral Home on Farish Street, is the assistant clinic veterinarian. She is a graduate of Mississippi State University where she earned her doctorate in veterinary medicine. Dr. Roland Powell is coming out of retirement to work as a veterinarian at the clinic.
The clinic is open from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday and from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday. The clinic is also available for emergencies. For information, call 601-960-5074.

Also opening are the following.

• Tampico Mexican Grille's grand opening is at 11 a.m. Aug. 9 at 6075 Interstate 55 N. The restaurant is attached to the Clarion Hotel.

• Kiddie Kingdom Childcare Center, located at in West Jackson, celebrates its grand opening Aug. 10 at 628 W. Capitol Street. The center serves children 6 weeks old to 5 years old. The center is open daily from 6 a.m. to 6: 30 p.m. For information, call 601-709-0108.

• Antonelli College celebrates the opening of its online college 11:30 a.m. Aug. 11, at 1775 Lelia Drive.

Since Oct. 1, 2010 business owners have purchased 603 privilege licenses from the city of Jackson.

Green Building Advocates Call for Support

The Mississippi chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council is encouraging people to get involved in sustainable development in Jackson. 

Jeff Seabold, chair of the board of the Mississippi chapter of the USGBC and the owner of Seabold Architectural Studio spoke at a forum last week about sustainable building to help cities make better use of their tax dollars. 
The Mississippi chapter holds educational programs throughout the year. For information about LEED building, visit

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