Quarterly Membership Breakfast recognizes Educators, PIE Partners

By: Julie Daniels, Communications Coordinato on May 20, 2016


2016 Golden Apple Award winners.

Jackson Chamber held its Quarterly Membership Breakfast on May 20 with its annual Education Recognition program. To show appreciation to our educators and business partners, Golden Apple Awards were presented to chamber business and school Partners in Education (PIE). Dr. Verna Ruffin, Jackson-Madison County School System, and Gary Grisham, The Bank of Jackson, addressed the crowd.

To receive a Golden Apple Award, a business or education partner must do at least 10 activities for their partner or partners. The information must be reported in writing to Shirley Jones prior to the deadline in order for a Golden Apple Award to be given. 

This event was sponsored by The Bank of Jackson, which also handed out a $500 award by random drawing from among Golden Apple school award recipients to Alexander Elementary School. In a random drawing of Golden Apple business award recipients, H & M Company, Inc. received a special promotional package from the Jackson Chamber.

If you would like to become a PIE Partner, this is a great way to volunteer time and resources for the betterment of public education, while demonstrating community involvement. Contact Shirley Jones or call (731) 423-2200.

Congratulations to all of our Golden Apple Award winners. Winners are:

Alexander Elementary School

Allegra Print & Imaging

Andrew Jackson Elementary School

Arlington Elementary School

Armstrong Hardwood Flooring

BancorpSouth

Browns United Methodist Church

Cambridge, Ltd.

Casey Jones Home & Railroad Museum

Day Treatment Program

Delta Faucet

Dermatology Clinic of Jackson

DoubleTree Hotel

East Elementary School

Elmcroft of Jackson

Englewood Baptist Church

Express Employment Professionals

Farm Bureau

First Baptist Church

First South Bank - North

First South Bank - South

First South Bank - Thomsen Farms

Four Seasons Nursery

George A. Smith & Sons

H+M Company, Inc.

Hooper Timber Company

Isaac Lane Elementary School

Jackson Energy Authority

Jackson Police Department - Aviation Unit

Jackson Police Department - Special Operations

Jackson State Community College

Jason’s Deli

Kelly Services

Kroger - Stonebridge 

Lane College

Leaders Credit Union

Liberty Technology Magnet High School

Lowe’s South

Lyondell Basell

Nell Huntspon Flower Box

North Parkway Middle School

Northeast Middle School

Northside United Methodist Church

Nova Elementary School

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity - Theta Iota Chapter

Owens Corning

Phi Delta Kappa

Pope Elementary School

Shear Class Salon

South Elementary School

South Side High School

TBDN Tennessee Company

TennCare Kids

Tennergy Corporation

Tennessee Army National Guard

The Bank of Jackson

The Gap

The Life Church

The STAR Center

Toyota Boshoku Tennessee

Wal-Mart Supercenter, North

West Tennessee Business College

West Tennessee Center for Oral and Facial Surgery

West Tennessee Healthcare


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