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109th Annual Meeting

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Name: 109th Annual Meeting
Date: January 25, 2018
Time: 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM EST
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:
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This is the Chamber's Annual Meeting of all members and is the time when we recognize and honor the Board of Directors and select businesses for their outstanding work in the community.

The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce announced its 109th Annual Meeting Award Recipients at last night’s networking event Off the Clock. The 109th Annual Meeting will take place Thursday, January 25, 2018 at the Jackson College Potter Center from 5:30 – 9:00 pm.
2017 Brick Awards – Sponsored by the Jackson Commercial Contractors Association
This recognition is presented to nominated Chamber members who have made substantial building improvements(internal/external) to their business location.  
Willis & Jurasek CPA's
Lost Railway Museum
Center for Family Health – Dental Facility
Picture This...Jackson
Professional Finishes
Baker College of Jackson – Engineering Facility
Advertising Solutions Today/Generations Financial Planning & Wealth Management
2017 Reach HIRE – Sponsored by Michigan Works! Southeast
This award honors an individual or organization that has displayed an extraordinary commitment to developing today's workforce to support the future of Jackson County's economy.
Recipient: Bill Rayl, President, Jackson Area Manufacturers Assoc.
2018 Athena – Sponsored by Lloyd Ganton Retirement Centers
The ATHENA Award honors individuals who strive toward the highest levels of personal and professional accomplishment, who excel in their chosen field, devote time and energy to their community in a meaningful way, and forge paths of leadership for women to follow.
Recipient: Monica Moser, President/CEO – Jackson Community Foundation
2017 Small Business Person of the Year – Sponsored by Willis and Machnik Financial Services
This award highlights the role of small businesses in our community and across the nation. It symbolizes the personal strengths of owners and managers of successful small businesses. It represents the successful business person’s ability to see each business factor from every perspective while preserving the view of the whole.
Recipient: Hirst Electric Company
2017 Albert Earle Ambassador of Year – The Albert Earle Ambassador of the Year award is name after a long time Ambassador Albert Earle, who’s dedication to the Chamber’s success and the Jackson Community could not be matched. Each year the Ambassador Committee chooses one of its own to receive this award.  
This Award will be announced at the Annual Meeting
as well as honoring the Jackson Citizen Patriot’s Citizens of the Year.


5:30 - 6:00 pm Champagne Registration
6:00 - 7:30 pm Awards Presentation
7:30 - 9:00 pm Gala Reception


Event Sponsors:
Event Sponsors:
  • Dillon & Associates
  • Michigan Works! Southeast
  • Willis & Machnik Financial Services
  • MLive Media Group/Jackson Citizen Patriot
  • Ella Sharp Museum
  • Christoff & Sons Floor Covering Inc.
  • C P Federal Credit Union - Clinton Rd
  • Consumers Energy - Downtown
  • Spring Arbor University
  • County National Bank - Cortland Branch
  • Goldsmith & Associates
  • Anderson & Makulski, PC
  • Another Design Co.
  • Moretz Technologies, LLC
  • Willis & Jurasek, P.C.
  • Old National Bank - Downtown
  • The Lost Railway Museum
  • JTV, Inc.
  • Lloyd Ganton Retirement Centers
  • Jackson's Hit Music Station - K105.3
Jackson College Potter Center
Date/Time Information:
5:30 - 6:00 pm Champagne Registration
6:00 - 7:30 pm Awards Presentation
7:30 - 9:00 pm Gala Reception
Contact Information:
$65 per person
$75 per person after January 22, 2018
Sponsor: 30 day cancellation notice to be given to Chamber to receive refund
24 HOUR CANCELLATION POLICY: Reservations must be cancelled 24 hours prior to the event or person will be charged as if attended. Those events with higher priced fees at the door will result in the higher fee being charged
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