What's New?

Helping Make Great Things Happen in West Tennessee

POWER BREAKFAST presents local book authors


Join us in January for the Power Breakfast featuring invited local authors James E. Cherry, Daryl Hubbard,

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

MMBC

HEJCDC

JACKSON MADISON COUNTY 

AFRICAN AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

May 11, 12, 13

JMCSS Vision 2020 public forums are being held at various locations throughout Jackson, incuding the Fairgrounds, TR White, Fellowship Bible Church, Central Office and Jackson State.  See flyer.

Jun 4 - July 24

Sign up now for the 2015 Follow Me Into Business® Summer Jobs Program. The program for 12-15 year olds meet on Thurs. and Fri. Ages 16-18 begin work June 29th

SEP 8

Join us for the 5th Annual Follow Me Celebrity Golf Classic on Tuesday, September 8th, 8:30am, at Bent Tree Golf Course in Jackson, Tenn.

On April 16th, Master Developer for East Jackson David Hunt had his first groundbreaking, the first fruits of many proposals to jumpstart revitalization in Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) District Two.  He was joined by Mayor Jerry Gist, CRA Chair Vicki Lake, Dist. 2 subcommittee chair Nell Huntspon and other community leaders and well-wishers.

The groundbreaking took place for a Bennigan's Restaurant and the Bre Avenue retail center on Whitehall at F.E. Wright Dr. and for a residential development at Whitehall and Taylor St.  A well-known developer of hotels and restaurants in other areas, Mr. Hunt is the owner of H&H Services.

Jackson's Music Heritage Celebrated

AT 14TH ANNUAL JEWEL AWARDS BANQUET, FEBRUARY 27


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.  These illuminary Historical Pioneers were Frank Ballard, Big Maybelle (Mabel Louise Smith), Christine Chatman, Dave Clark, Rev. Cleavant Derricks, Ruby Falls (Bertha Bearden Dorsey), Joe  Hunter, Luther Ingram, The Jacksonians, Farris Lanier Jr., Laurice Lanier, Denise LaSalle, Joseph McKinney, Kurl McKinney, John Parrish, Phillip Reynolds, Gil Scott-Heron and John Lee “Sonny Boy” Williamson.   The 14th Annual Jewel Awards Banquet was held Friday, February 27, 2015 at Oman Arena in Jackson, Tennessee.