What's New?

Helping Make Great Things Happen in West Tennessee

Oct 20-25

Homecoming Week for the Lane College Dragons! The Homecoming Game against Mile College begins at 2 p.m., Oct. 25th at Lane Field.

Oct 26

Jackson's churches will gather October 26, 5:30 p.m. at Muse Park and North Park for the final Praise in the Park event.

4th Annual Follow Me Celebrity Golf Classic

The Jackson Madison County African American Chamber of Commerce hosted its 4th Annual Follow Me Celebrity Golf Classic on Tuesday, September 9th.  Congratulations to co-chairs Jim Ferrell of Jackson Energy Authority and Chester Sharp of BancorpSouth for their leadership, creativity and commitment! 

     This was our best and biggest tournament so far.  Seventeen teams participated.  Also, we honored South Side High School, the 2013-14 AA boys basketball state champion, along with Coach

What we do?

  • Small Business Growth and Development

  • Youth Job Training

  • Economic and Community Development

  • Technical Assistance

  • Business Plan Review

  • Networking

Activities and Programs

Follow Me Program

Power Breakfast





OCT 13

Have you thought about buying a franchise?  On Oct. 13 at 10:30am, the Power Breakfast will feature Tab Buford of FranNet, the local franchise experts in TN.

DaMonn Fuller and other Celebrities in Education -- Dr. Logan Hampton of Lane College, Dr. Samuel Oliver of Union University, Dr. Niles Reddick of The University of Memphis Lambuth Campus, and Dr. Thomas Rakes of The University of Tennessee at Martin -- during the opening ceremony.  This year's golf champion (in the 1st flight) was the team from BancorpSouth followed by Union University (2nd Place) and Hewitt Chapman & Friends (3rd Place). Winners of the 2nd flight were Jonah Affordable Housing (1st Place), JRC Mechanical Contractors (2nd Place) and JEA Team #2 (3rd Place). Special thanks to our sponsors!  Everyone had a great time!