DEC 15

The JMCAACC  Holiday Open House and final Membership Networking Meeting of 2016 -- hosted by Lane College President Logan Hampton - takes place at the Cyber Cafe. 

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The City of Jackson hosts its Red, White and Blue Strong Christmas Parade on Monday, Dec. 5, 6:30pm, starting at Carl Perkins Civic Center.

Happy Holidays:  Lane College President Logan Hampton will host the JMCAACC Holiday Open House, the final membership networking meeting for 2016, on Thursday, December 15, from 5:30-7:30pm in Cyber Cafe in the Water Tower Place Incubator on campus at Lane College.  Enjoy food, drinks, networking -- Bring a guest and tell about your business. RSVP by calling Mary Cunningham at 731-424-2030 or by emailing fhoward@jmcaacc.org.  See you there!

Business Awards 2017!  Nominations open December 1st for the contemporary awards for outstanding business owners and entrepreneurs in four categories.  Winners will be announced on February 24th at the 16th Annual JEWEL Awards Banquet and Concert hosted by the Jackson Madison County African American Chamber at Oman Arena, 179 Lane Avenue in Jackson, TN..  The awards competition is open to members and nonmembers in Jackson, Madison County and throughout West Tennessee. Click here for a nomination form.  Exciting entertainment to be announced shortly. Tickets go on sale December 28th.

• If you are interested in more information about the 2017 JEWEL Awards, click here for more details.

Kudos:   There were 18 teams in the 2016 Follow Me Celebrity Golf Classic -- AIL Logistics Solutions, American Greeting, Bancorp South/UT Martin, City of Jackson, First Tennessee, Hardeman County Warriors, JEA #2, Jonah Affordable Housing, Lane College, Northwestern Mutual, Pinnacle Foods, and Toyota Bodine Aluminum. Once again, many thanks to tournament co-chairs Ted Austin of Jackson Energy Authority and Charley Deal of UTMartin.

Dec 1 - Jan 24

Nominations open Dec. 1.  Submit a nomination for your favorite Black Business Owner for one of four awards to be announced on February 24 at Oman Arena.

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