JACKSON, Tenn. – Jazz and Blues vocalist Joyce Cobb and her band entertainment with personal and crowd favorites at the 18th Annual JEWEL Awards Banquet being hosted by the Jackson Madison County African American Chamber of Commerce (JMCAACC) on Friday, February 22, 2019,  6:30 p.m. at Oman Arena in Jackson, Tenn.  The Jewel Awards raises funds for the Follow Me Into Business® youth development and summer jobs program and honors outstanding African American business owners.

     Members and nonmembers are eligible for nomination in all four categories.  Each nominee must submit a packet about their business for judging. There are four categories:  the Ruby Award for business of 1 to 5 years, the Diamond Award for companies of 6 to 10 years, the Emerald Award for companies of 11 to 20 years, and the Jewel Award for companies that opened before Feb. 2000. 

    The 2020 nomination period opens in October 2019 for companies nominated for next years awards which will be held on the last Friday, February 28, at 6:30pm at Oman Arena.   The deadline for nomination is nominations For more information on tickets, tables, booklet ads and sponsorships, contact the Jackson Madison County African American Chamber at 731.424-2030 or email fhoward@jmcaacc.org.  The office is located at 351-C North Royal St., Jackson, TN 38301. Many thanks to entertainment sponsor BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee and all these fantastic Jewel Awards sponsors for 2019.


2018 Business Award Winners

Ruby Award 1-5 Years In Business)

WATSON'S CLEANING SERVICE


Diamond Award  (6-10 Years in Business)

MAMY'S HAIR BRAIDING AND ART BOUTIQUE


Emerald Award (11-20 Years in Business)

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Jewel Award  (20+ Years in Business)

COLE CONSTRUCTION



2019 Business Award Winners

Ruby Award 1-5 Years In Business)

Brenda's Classy Corner Boutique

Highland Place Bed & Breakfast

Taylor Medical Group


Diamond Award  (6-10 Years in Business)

Belliare Studio


Emerald Award (11-20 Years in Business)

A+ Care Solutions


Jewel Award  (20+ Years in Business)

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JACKSON MADISON COUNTY 

AFRICAN AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

JOYCE COBB ENTERTAINED AND DROPPED HISTORY

AT  2019 JEWEL AWARDS -- FEB. 22ND @ OMAN ARENA