The Jackson Madison County African American Chamber of Commerce (JMCAACC) was founded in 1999 as the African American Business Coalition for the purpose of assisting in the growth and development of member businesses. Now more than 10 years later, we have expanded our focus and our membership. Our mission includes economic growth and development of small and member businesses, youth entrepreneurism, and community revitalization. Our members include small businesses, corporations, churches, students and supporters.
We generally host our monthly Power Breakfast on the third Monday of the month. Join us on the third Monday, May 20th for our Power Breakfast on Accessing Capital with management consultant Cynthia Norwood, Esq., managing director of alt.Consulting -- starting 7:30am at Royal Reeds, 507 Royal in Jackson, TN. Call 731-424-2030 for more information.
The 12th Annual JEWEL Awards Banquet on February 22, 2013 was a huge success. Congratulations to our 2013 Jewel Award winner - Jeff Henning of Henning Trucking Company, a 21-year-old business. Other winners were Dr. Earl Stewart of Family Health Care of Jackson for the Diamond Award for businesses 6-10 years old and Paul Reaves of Reaves Financial Services for our Ruby Award recognizing businesses of 1 to 5 years. We had great media coverage from the Jackson Sun, West Tennessee Examiner and VIP Jackson. Many thanks and congratulations to our sponsors -- the City of Jackson, Manufacturers Industrial Group, WFKX 96KIX FM, AT&T, West Tennessee Healthcare, WOJG 94.7 FM and AT&T.
The 3rd Annual Celebrity Golf Classic
will be held on September 10, 2013.
Proceeds from the JEWEL Awards Banquet and golf tournament benefit our Follow Me Into Business®
youth development program. Since the African American Chamber is a
501(c)3 nonprofit organization, contributions are tax-deductible. We're
already planning for the 2013 tournament. For more
information, contact JMCAACC at 731.424.2030 or email@example.com.
We held monthly meetings. It was a great opportunity to talk about services needed in the area and the hopes and dreams of residents in the East Jackson community. As a result,