Chamber Announces The Bank of Jackson as New Education Sponsor

By: Megan Seals, Communications Coordinator, Jackson Chamber on Jan 29, 2013


For Immediate Release 

Chamber Announces The Bank of Jackson as New Education Sponsor

Jackson, TN — The Jackson Chamber is pleased to announce that The Bank of Jackson has agreed to be the sponsor for all education activities for the 2013 year, including the chamber’s “Partners-in-Education” program. The “Partners-in-Education” program, which is celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year, has approximately 270 business/education partnerships. Other events included in the sponsorship are the Education Recognition Breakfast, a welcome reception for the new Jackson-Madison County School System School Superintendent, the Annual Principals Appreciation Luncheon and any other chamber activities in support of the JMCSS and public education.

                “The Bank of Jackson is delighted to have still another opportunity to partner with the Jackson Chamber,” said Gary Grisham, Chairman and CEO, The Bank of Jackson.  “Education is so critical to the welfare of our community. Our investment will continue to grow in value for many years to come. We are proud to join the chamber and others in this vital effort.”

                The Bank of Jackson is involved in many other organizations and events within the community, such as The Jackson Symphony Starlight Symphony, American Cancer Relay for Life, American Heart Association, Hands Up!, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Habitat for Humanity, Exchange Club Carl Perkins Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse, Arts Council, Jackson Downtown Development Corporation, Miss Tennessee Pageant, Jackson-Madison County NAACP and Young Life.

                “I am so pleased to have the opportunity to partner with The Bank of Jackson to continue to support the all the children in the Jackson-Madison County School System,” said Shirley Jones, Vice President, Public Affairs for the Jackson Chamber.  “By sponsoring our education efforts, The Bank of Jackson is investing in the future of our community in a very real and important way.” 

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