Rep. Thompson guest of business leaders


In a rare public appearance, U.S. Rep. Bennie G. Thompson will be the featured guest at a Madison County Business League and Foundation event honoring him later this month.

The League is hosting Coffee with the Congressman featuring Thompson, a Democrat who represents portions of Madison County.

The event is Tuesday, May 25 from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Two Mississippi Museums in downtown Jackson.

Seating is limited and reservations are required for attendance. The reservation deadline is May 21.  Attendees must be a member of the Madison Business League and Foundation and must have received an invitation. 

Contact Jan Collins of the Madison County Business League and Foundation at for questions about reservations and seating.

Thompson is currently serving his 13th term in the United States House of Representatives. 

He represents Mississippi’s Second Congressional District and is the longest-serving Black official in Mississippi and the lone Democrat in the Mississippi Congressional Delegation. 

For more information about Rep. Thomson, visit 

Visit for more information about the Madison County Business League and Foundation.

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