• Coast Young Professionals Announces 2022 Forever Young Recipients

    MS GULF COAST - Coast Young Professionals announces the 10 recipients of the Forever Young Awards. Honorees were chosen based on their qualities and characteristics, time spent and impact made on young professionals. The annual “Forever Young Awards” program honors these accomplished and influential leaders that have contributed to mentoring young professionals in Coastal Mississippi. The creation of these awards fosters the continuance of mentorship within the organization by recognizing these outstanding individuals. Recipients will be honored at the 14th Annual Black Tie and Blue Jeans Gala on Thursday, July 21, at IP Casino Resort Spa.

    This year’s recipients include:
    Chris Boudreaux                Chris Boudreaux Allstate Agency
    Laura Payne Breeland       Back Bay Mission
    Anita Clarke                         C Spire
    Ryan Goldin                         Florence Gardens LLC
    Rachael  Kiesling               Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce
    Bill Lavers                            Harrison County Development Commission
    Butch Oustalet                    Butch Oustalet Autoplex
    Michelle Sekul                    Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
    Michael Sunderman          M2 Media Corp./South Mississippi Living Magazine
    John H. Whitfield                Climb CDC

    Sponsorships and tickets are available. Pre-sale tickets are $40 and day of admission pricing is $50. To sponsor or reserve a seat, call the Chamber office at 228-604-0014 or visit mscoastchamber.com.
    Coast Young Professionals (CYP) is an organization committed to developing young leaders on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. CYP offers numerous opportunities in professional development, leadership, networking, volunteerism, education and government. Members of CYP are exposed to hundreds of other young professionals gearing up to leave their footprint on the Gulf Coast.