‘Vision’ economic plan for Jackson still on track

November 14, 2013 in Business, News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Since October 2012, fundraising for Jackson’s Vision 2022/One Voice — a private sector-driven, long-range economic plan — has reached $3.4 million. Duane O’Neill, president of Greater […]

Garrett incoming 2013 chairman of Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership

December 27, 2012 in Business, News, Top Stories

The Mississippi Link Newswire

The Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership, a 2,600-member non-profit organization, recently announced its incoming 2013 chairman, Socrates Garrett of Garrett Enterprises Consolidated Inc.

Originally chartered Aug. 23, 1880, as the Jackson Board of Trade and Cotton Exchange and primarily to serve the city of Jackson, the needs of chamber members changed over its 112-year history. On Sept. 12, 1921, it changed its name to the Jackson Chamber of Commerce….