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 Jackson Chamber Partnership, tells The Clarion-Ledger that for implementation to stay on schedule, $6 million must be raised within five years. The plan has 10 […]
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….