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Chamber’s Annual Celebration honors local businesses and individuals

March 15, 2019

Jackson Chamber’s Annual Celebration honored businesses, industries and non-profit organizations on Thursday, March 14 at Union University’s Carl Grant Events Center. With approximately 425 in attendance, the celebration also honored the chamber’s volunteers, and highlighted businesses that have made an extra effort to achieve excellence through high standards, professional accomplishments and community contributions. Below is a list of the winners:




2018 Emerging Business of the Year
Complete Dental Care



2018 Business of the Year
(1 – 49 Employees)
Express Employment Professionals



2018 Business of the Year
(50+ Employees)
Leaders Credit Union



2018 Industry of the Year
LyondellBasell Industries



2018 Non-Profit of the Year
West Tennessee Hearing & Speech Center



2018 West Tennessee Healthcare Health & Wellness Award
Jackson Energy Authority



2018 Volunteer of the Year
Danny Wheeler, retired
Jackson Energy Authority



Honorary Lifetime Member
Bill Kipp, retired
Gerdau

Besides honoring businesses and volunteers, Bill Kipp, retired, Gerdau, received an Honorary Lifetime Membership because of his involvement with the Jackson Chamber and the community.

This year’s theme was nautical. Chamber staff recorded fun videos based on famous movie and TV shows involving ships or water. Prizes were also given away to attendees. Jackson Chamber member, Bubba Hollsinger gave an endearing and wacky performance enjoyed by all.

The Annual Celebration is presented by West Tennessee Healthcare. Additional event sponsors for the Celebration include Alexander Thompson Arnold PLLC; Allen Samuels of Jackson, Inc.; HORNE, CPAS & Business Advisors; Steele Martin Jones & Company, PLC; Voya Financial Advisors, Inc. – Steve & Brad Little; and West Tennessee Healthcare Foundation.

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