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Committee makes nominations

In accordance with the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership by-laws, chairman Paul Moak appointed a nominating committee chaired by Clay Hays. This committee reported their actions to president Duane O’Neill, who in turn is authorized to notify the entire membership of the nominating committee’s report. Candidates to serve a three-year term expiring December 2014 are: Freddie Bagley, Community Bank; David Barrentine, ...

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Volunteers essential to successful EXPO

Chamber’s Ambassadors lend many hands Over its 28-year history the Mississippi Business & Technology EXPO has grown from an event offering a few booths to the largest affair of its kind in Mississippi providing hundreds of exhibits, awards programs, seminars, business-after-hours networking and Cyber Cafe. As the EXPO has grown, so has the number of volunteers from the Greater Jackson ...

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Chamber nominates board candidates

In accordance with the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership by-laws, chairman Clay Hays appointed a nominating committee chaired by Walter Weems. This committee reported their actions to president Duane O’Neill, who in turn is authorized to notify the entire membership of the nominating committee’s report. Candidates to serve a three-year term expiring Dec. 2013 are: John Arledge, Community Bancshares Inc.; Deidra ...

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Global Obesity Summit held this week in Jackson

Source: Press release JACKSON — The Global Obesity Summit 2010 will be held this week at the Jackson Convention Center. Internationally renowned scientists, clinicians, state leaders, business leaders, and health care policy makers will discuss innovative solutions to the causes of obesity, preventive strategies, and therapeutic management approaches. This summit marks the founding of the Center for Obesity, Nutrition and ...

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Lawyers are winners in healthcare reform

Increases in regulation will cost insurance companies, businesses and health providers more With the Health Care Reform Act and corresponding Reconciliation Bill totaling more than 2,000 pages, the only professionals who have time to read and attempt to interpret the new law are lawyers, accountants and other consultants who are paid to do just that. Although all the impacts of ...

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GJCP's O'Neill talks about $380K salary controversy

When tax returns of several area nonprofits were published recently by Jackson blog Jackson Jambalaya .com, many readers were upset to learn that the president and CEO of the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership made nearly $380,000 a year. Some readers thought the number was too high and asked what the Partnership’s leader did to justify the amount of compensation. Since ...

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O’Neill named Honorary Life Member

Duane O’Neill, president and CEO of the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership, was recently honored as the newest Honorary Life Member (HLM) of the Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC), the oldest and largest regional economic development association in North America. He was recognized recently at the association’s annual conference in Point Clear, Ala. The HLM designation is the highest award SEDC ...

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O'Neill named Honorary Life Member

Duane O’Neill, president and CEO of the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership, was recently honored as the newest Honorary Life Member (HLM) of the Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC), the oldest and largest regional economic development association in North America. He was recognized recently at the association’s annual conference in Point Clear, Ala. The HLM designation is the highest award SEDC ...

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Donelson accepted into leadership program

Adams and Reese, LLP, partner Alfrado D. Donelson has been accepted into the 2009-2010 class of Leadership Greater Jackson, a program run by the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership to establish relationships among existing and emerging business leaders from varied segments of the community, to assist in solving community problems, to educate participants as to major community issues and to develop ...

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