This year's 21 teams of golfers were treated to hot, grilled burger and hot dogs at this year's Follow Me Celebrity Golf Classic. Special guests and celebrity golfers Ed "Too Tall" Jones, former defensive end for the Dallas Cowboys, and Jerry Reese, former general manager of the New York Giants . Jacoby Jones played in the tournament will play in the 8th Annual Follow Me Celebrity Golf Classic being hosted by the Jackson Madison County African American Chamber of Commerce on September 11, 2018 at Bent Tree Golf Course.
The tournament raises funds for the chamber's Follow Me Into Business® youth development and summer jobs program. Download a registration form To register online, click here ... or... for a brochure -- click here.
Honorees in Emergency Management will be recognized as Celebrities for the Day.
Hats off to our event co-chairs Ted Austin, Charley Deal and Derrick Burroughs and to event sponsors -- Jackson Energy Authority, Toyota Bodine Aluminum, Northwestern Mutual, City of Jackson, First Tennessee Bank, Lane College and University of Tennessee at Martin, BancorpSouth, and EPlus TV6 along with Victory Honda, The Jackson Sun, Jonah Affordable Housing Org., The CrimeSEEN Examiner News, and WOJG-FM Bolivar.
Kudos to golf committee members - JMCAACC President Emeritus Clarence Boone, Katie Brantley, Ida Burton, Mary Cunnigham, Harold Nance, Chester Sharp and Executive Director Florence Howard. Special thanks to Derrick Britt and to Grace Hallen of Team Jones Inc.
IT WAS SUPER -- SUPER BOWL CHAMPION JERRY REESE JOINED RETURNING CELEBRITY GOLFER ED "TOO TALL"; JACOBY JONES JOINED CELEBRITY CO-CHAIR DERRICK BURROUGHS
Tournament Co-Chairs Ted Austin and Dr. Charley Deal manned a hot grill!
JEA Team #2 won the top prize in the Second Flight at the 2018 Follow Me Celebrity Golf Classic.
JACKSON MADISON COUNTY
AFRICAN AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Jerry Reese joins
Ed Jones as celebrity golfer,
in Jackson, TN.
Five Finance Experts
Honorees Ray L. Dunn Jr. of Northwestern Mutual, Sherita Graham of BancorpSouth, Monte Jones of Commercial Bank and Trust, Chad Wilson of Foundation Bank, and Bill White of First Tennessee will be honored with the JMCAACC Community Service Award on Sept. 12th.
Five Plant Managers
Honorees Ricardo Anawate, Shawn Daly, Andre Gist,
Mike Pace and Swee Har Wilcox were presented
with the JMCAACC Corporate Citizen Award.
Honorees are Jeannie D. Bond, Pamela Bowers,
Angela Calhoun, Lynne Henning, Lynn B. Henning, Clara Hewitt, Beth James, Alissa Nance, Lisa Piercey, Mandy White, Swee Har Wilcox, and Mechele Williams.
Congratulations! Coach Damon Fuller and the Southside High School Hawks basketball team, State Champions and College Presidents: Dr. Samuel Oliver of Union University, Dr Logan Hampton of Lane, Dr. Thomas Rakes of University of Tennessee at Martin, and Dr. Niles Reddick of the University of Memphis Lambuth Campus.
State Rep. Johnny Shaw
State Rep. G.A. Hardaway
Shelby County Commissioner Sidney Chism
Hardeman County Mayor Willie Spencer
Former WHBQ Weatherman Leon Griffin