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The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce will host its sold-out 11th Annual ANCHOR Awards program on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at Pelican Landing Conference Center in Moss Point. One recipient will be named from each of the four categories. This program was created to honor, reward, and celebrate the achievements of outstanding small businesses and nonprofit organizations in the community.
This year’s nominees are the following:
Small Business Category 1 (50 or Less Employees)
AGJ Systems & Networks, Inc.
Coast Radio Group, Inc.
Dixie Glass Gulf Coast
Dronet Realty & Property Management, PLLC
Fletcher Construction Company, Inc.
Gibson Electric Motor Sales & Service, Inc.
Island Winds Title Company, LLC
Machado | Patano
Rovira Team Realty
South Mississippi Smiles
The Floor Trader Outlet
Small Business Category 2 (51 to 200 Employees)
Coldwell Banker Alfonso Realty
First Federal Savings & Loan
Gulf Coast Marine Supply
MCG Workforce Solutions, LLC
Rookie Business (1 to 3 Years in Business)
A-B Advocate Group, LLC
Baz Family Medical Clinic, LTD
June Christine LLC
Boys & Girls Clubs of Jackson County
Dream Program, Inc.
Gulf Coast Human Resource Association
Jackson County Small Business Incubator
Jackson-George Regional Library System
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College – Jackson County Campus
Mississippi Gulf Coast YMCA
Pascagoula Adult Learning Center
Providence Medical Group – South Coast Physicians
Singing River Health System Foundation
South Mississippi Contract Procurement Center
This year’s Keynote Speaker is Bob Covington, Chief Community Development and Leadership Officer of the Mississippi Development Authority (MDA). The Chairman of this year’s ANCHOR Awards is Shannon van Duijvendijk, owner of Southern Belles Like Big Bows in Pascagoula. The ANCHOR Awards falls under the Chamber’s Small Business Issue Manager Group, led by Melanie Landsiedel, Business Development Specialist from Chevron.
“As a rising tide lifts all boats, anchors stabilize those boats. Likewise, ANCHOR Award nominees steady our community’s commerce sector. The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce is honored to recognize and support these exceptional small businesses and nonprofit organizations,” says Paige Roberts, president and CEO of the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce.
The Chamber is here to support community and business development within Jackson County. Opportunities such as this are available exclusively to members of the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce. Small businesses make up nearly 85 percent of the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce membership. The Chamber is here to support community and small business development within Jackson County. All businesses, organizations, and individuals are invited to be a part of the Chamber membership.
Anyone interested in learning more about the ANCHOR Awards or joining the Chamber should contact the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce at 228-762-3391 or [email protected]. More information is available on www.jcchamber.com and the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce business page on Facebook.