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POWER BREAKFAST presents local book authors

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

Helping Make Great Things Happen in West Tennessee

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FEB 23

The Annual JEWEL Awards Banquet and Concert will be held the last Friday in February at Oman Arena in Jackson.  Make your plans to attend.


Experience the 12 Days of Christmas at the Jackson Christmas Parade, 6:30-9:30pm, Monday, Dec. 4th in Downtown Jackson, TN.

Need advice on starting your own business?  What to learn more about the Jackson Madison County African American Chamber of Commerce?

Join us for these three  events in Jackson, Tennessee during December. 

(1) Thursday, December 7th, 1-2pm - Ribbon-Cutting and Open House at Mamy's African Hair Braiding and Art Boutique.  Mamy Toure just moved into her new location at 1970 N. Highland, Suite F.,  The clothing and art boutique is a brand new addition.  

(2) Orientation for New Members of JMCAACC will be held on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2pm at the Jackson Madison County Library, 433 E. Lafayette.

(3) Annual Meeting and Holiday Mixer will be held December 14th, beginning at 5pm at West Alley BBQ and Smokehouse, 215 W. Main.

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Nearly 40 business owners -- Veteran and NonVeteran - attended the MyVetBiz Conference hosted by  the U.S. Small Business Administration Tennessee District Office (SBA) and the Jackson Madison County African American Chamber of Commerce the week of Oct. 30th.  In recognition of National Veteran Small Business Week, Oct. 30-November 3, the two-day conference was held at at Jackson State Community College in Jackson, Tenn. 

While JMCAACC's Florence Howard handled logistics, Eric S. Terrell, SBA Area Manager, took the lead in bringing together speakers from a variety of economic and business development agencies from Memphis, Martin and Nashville in Tennessee as well as the VeteransBusiness Outreach Center at the University of Mississippi in Starkville, Miss. For a list of resources, click here.

DEC 14

Join us for the Annual Meeting and Holiday Mixer on Thursday, Dec. 14, 5-7pm at West Alley BBQ, 215 W. Main. Special Thanks to Toyota Bodine Aluminum for sponsoring the good eats.

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  • Youth Job Training

  • Economic and Community Development

  • Technical Assistance

  • Business Plan Review

  • Networking



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