Born in Washington DC, Peggy Lemons is the daughter of a U.S Army Col. dentist. She lived in D.C through middle school, but also in the Far East and Europe, graduating high school in Orleans, France.Peggy is an active businesswoman as owner/CEO of Temps Plus Staffing, which she founded in 1993. The company, headquartered in Blytheville with offices in Osceola, opened in 2004, and Charleston, SC, opened in 2010 , now provides employment services in 8 states. In March 2008, Temps Plus Staffing was named Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year. Like its owner, the company is in the forefront of community service, sponsoring soccer and baseball teams, serving as corporate sponsor for Lights of the Delta, St. Jude’s Hospital, Main St Blytheville Mayfest, The Arts Council of Mississippi County and Delta Initiative, The Big Catch Catfish Festival, and Osceola Christmas Parade. In 2014 Temps Plus Staffing was certified as a National Woman’s Business Enterprise (NWBE) as well as a Woman Owned Small Business certification (WOSB). These certifications affirm the business is woman owned, operated, and controlled.Peggy is a member of Immaculate Conception Church where she has chaired their annual community Christmas dinner for over 25 years. She serves on the Pastoral Council as well as the Finance committee. She also chaired the Ipsco Park and Fountain committee for the bus station, is the past president of Main St. Blytheville, past president of the Chamber of Commerce, past president of Blytheville Jr. Auxiliary, a member of the Blytheville Rotary Club where she serves as Membership chairman and is a Paul Harris Fellow. She continues to chair the Golf tournament committee for Rotary Club and Chamber of Commerce and has served as chairman of the Annual Chamber of Commerce Award Banquet. In 2013 she was the first woman to be given given the prestigious Citizen of the Year award for the Blytheville Chamber of Commerce. She has been a member of the BLI committee for 6 years and holds a mayoral appointment to the Blytheville Planning Commission. In 2015 she was elected to the Osceola Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. The pride and joy of her life are 4 children and 7 grandchildren. She enjoys traveling, gardening, boating and fishing. Her lake home in Heber Springs is always open to family and friends and she spends most weekends in the summer on “Brown Eyed Girl” her pontoon on the lake.