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Follow Me Program
JACKSON MADISON COUNTY
AFRICAN AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
New Generation Ministries will present a community play, "Suppose Jesus Said No" -- Friday, April 3, 6:30pm at Liberty Technology Magnet School.
The Jackson Madison County African American Chamber of Commerce celebrated connections to Jackson's music heritage by highlighting 17 music legends - nationally and internationally known singers, songwriters and musicians from 1930s to the present day who were born or lived in Jackson. The 14th Annual Jewel Awards Banquet was held Friday, February 27, 2015 at Oman Arena in Jackson, Tennessee.
Program highlights included a 13-minute audio-visual presentation of the 17 Historical Pioneers, acrobatics and high steps by the Rose Hill Middle School Dancers (directed by Mona Lisa Lanier) and musical entertainment by the Harmonic Vibrations Band of Memphis.
The 2015 awards to outstanding businesses were presented to Rose Merriweather of Rose Realty (Ruby Award winner), Juanita Jones of Keep My Hood Good (Diamond Award winner), Dr. Keith Taylor of West Tennessee Oral and Facial Surgery (Emerald Award winner), and Camille Jacox and Agnes Yarborough of It's Printed (Jewel Award winner). Click here for more details.
Many thanks to all sponsors, presenters and congratulations to all award recipients and their families. Among the Historical Pioneers present were Joseph McKinney, Kurl McKinney and family members for Frank Ballard, John Parrish and others. Special thanks to Howard Rambsy, video producer. Copies of the DVD were given to Historical Pioneer honorees or their representatives along award certificates from the African American Chamber.
The City of Jackson will recognize late enterpreneur Isaiah Savage on Sat., April 18, 11 a.m.
Join us for the 5th Annual Follow Me Celebrity Golf Classic on Tuesday, September 8th, 9am, at Bent Tree Golf Course in Jackson, Tenn.