RCCDC provides home ownership opportunities to low-moderate income resident s of the target area who are able to qualify for financing. Energy-efficient single-family homes are being constructed and sold by RCCDC in neighborhoods adjacent to the campus of Rust College in Holly Springs, Mississippi.
North Mississippi is rapidly becoming a region for advanced manufacturing and hi-tech industries. Thousands of new high –wage manufacturing jobs are coming to the area. Access to these opportunities will require workers to be computer literate and have verifiable basic skill t be considered for employment. In partnership with the Mississippi Department of Employment Security, Marshall & Benton Counties, the Cities of Holly Springs, Potts Camp, Byhalia, Ashland, Snow Lake Shores, and the Marshall-Benton WIN Jobs Center, RCCDC offers an online, self-paced computer program that will help improve a workers basic skill level and help them pass job assessments/tests required by companies.
Enroll in the KeyTrain Program by going to the Marshall-Benton WIN Jobs Center at 145-A Rust Avenue, Holly Springs, MS 38635 and speak to the AmeriCorps Vista Volunteers there or you may contact the office for an appointment at 662-252-7893.
The City of Holly Springs is recognized internationally as being one of the most interesting, unique, beautiful, historic, strategic, promising, and comfortable towns in Mississippi. It has excellent recreational resources. It is blessed with excellent transportation. It has great historical architecture. It has world class environmental resources, cultural assets, art and music, a town square and reputation for leadership among governments in the region. Companies relocating to the are have committed to buy a significant percentage of their products and services from local vendors.
Local residents spend approximately 60% of their disposable income outside the community resulting in retail leakage of more than 66 million dollars from the community. A tremendous opportunity exists for existing businesses to expand their customer base and for new entrepreneurs to enter the market. RCCDC will continue to partner with Rust College, the Holly Springs Main Street/Chamber, the City of Holly Spring and federal, state and local, entities to support and enhance the development of small/minority/women business in North Mississippi.
Do you have a passion for involvement in community service? Are you interested in the betterment of our society? Participating as a volunteer in community service is one way to give back.
Volunteering as a tutor for school children; serving as a school monitor; assisting with disaster planning and response; spending time in assisted living facilities interacting with residents; serving as a volunteer with civic and social welfare organizations, attending and participating in public meetings and hearings are all ways to serve your community. RCCDC builds partnerships and relationships with federal, sate and local organizations to identify sites that need your assistance.
Volunteering is a win-win situation for both you and the host site. It permits the site to maintain and expand services and it provides the volunteer with the opportunity to expand their area of knowledge and expertise and possibly provide the skills to help with employment.
If you desire to serve, contact RCCDC to discuss possible volunteer assignment.
ICS Head Start
University of Mississippi
The City of Holly Springs
The Minority PUL Alliance
Byhalia Chamber of Commerce
The Benton County Supervisors
Holly Springs Tourism Authority
Marshall-Benton WIN Job Center
Mississippi Main Street Association
The Holly Springs Housing Authority
Marshall County Board of Supervisors
Mississippi Progressive Agriculture Group
Northwest Mississippi Community College
Mississippi Development of Employment Security
Marshall-Benton Industrial Development Authority
The Holly Springs Main Street / Chamber Association