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October 2016


Women in Business

This month, we feature successful women in three different industries. On the cover is Michelle Moore, owner of Not So Shabby, Oh! So Chic, a growing business that also offers a variety of art classes. Inside you will read about Johnene Gaston, who realized her dream by opening Quality Life Hearing Center, and Dr. Meaghan Brent, who has successfully grown her chiropractic practice. Read it cover to cover online!


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September 2016


Honoring our Angels

For the ninth year, Jackson Magazine is recognizing the shining stars in the local health care community. These awards honor people in all areas of the health care industry who go above and beyond their job description to care for their patients and the community as a whole. The awards include a special Legacy Award, honoring a man who has made a tremendous impact on senior care in Jackson. Read their stories online today!


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August 2016


Dining in Jackson

This month we look at an always-popular topic – Food & Dining. Featured on our cover are Carlos and Rachel Perez of Chilango’s; they own and operate four restaurants in the county, all featuring authentic Mexican cuisine. Also in this issue is a look at Rudy’s Drive-In, the only drive-in spot in Jackson. Always crowded during the summer, the restaurant brings burgers, fries, root beer and more right to your car. And we also spotlight the new, popular outdoor seating at The Oak Tree Lounge. Read it online today!


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July 2016


Making it happen

As it is every year, the July issue of Jackson Magazine is all about the local manufacturing industry. On our cover is Diversified Engineering & Plastics and its President & CEO, Anita-Maria Quillen. We also feature Alro Steel, which is celebrating 100 years of metals, as well as the Lean training available at the Jackson Area Career Center. This issue also includes the Jackson Area Manufacturers Association Membership Directory. Read it online from cover to cover!


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June 2016


New life for old buildings

Real Estate is the theme for this issue, and we look at it from various perspectives. Our cover story looks at how companies have radically transformed and re-purposed old buildings. For instance, Richmond Brothers moved from its Napoleon location to a former airplane hangar at the Jackson County Airport. Consumers Energy recently unveiled its Innovation Center, and the Jackson Candy & Fudge Factory underwent a three-year-long renovation. Also inside, we look at companies that have boosted their visibility by moving to a new location, and we examine the state of the local real estate market.


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May 2016


Top Teachers of 2016

For the sixth year, Jackson Magazine has named the five Top Teachers of Jackson County. Karen Brockie from Hanover Horton Elementary is the Teacher of the Year, and she receives $5,000, thanks to a grant from the Jackson Community Foundation and the Hurst Foundation. The four Top Teachers receive $1,000 grants each, for classroom use and/or personal development. Read all about these five extraordinary teachers today!


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April 2016


Breaking new ground

This month, we look at companies in the health-care field that are growing and/or expanding. On the cover is Mid-Michigan Health Centers; the three doctors are expanding the busy family care practice by an additional 3,000 square feet. We also look at the ORS Fieldhouse and Total Performance Training Center, the latest project from Orthopaedic Rehab Specialists, as well as the quest of the Jackson YMCA for a new facility. Also inside as a pull-out: the Jackson Anchor Initiative 2016 Community Report. Read it today!


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March 2016


Best of Jackson

The votes have been tallied, and we have all six winners of this year’s Best of Jackson. We received more than 13,000 votes in this year’s contest, which featured a new, two-part format. Readers chose their favorite businesses in six categories, including Best Chiropractor, Best Diner, Best Place to Buy Unique Gifts, and more. In addition to featuring the winners, we also highlight the remaining two finalists in each category. Read it online now!


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February 2016


Arts & Culture

This month we take a look at people and places that shape the culture of Jackson. Our cover story features Steampunk Eddie, the local artist who has made a name for himself both here in Jackson as well as nationwide. In addition, we highlight the exhibits and events that Ella Sharp Museum offers to the community, and we look at the big plans visionaries have for downtown. Read it here now!


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Jackson Living 2016


Your guide to Jackson

Now available is the 2016 Jackson Living issue, the annual official publication of the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce. The full-color guide includes a membership directory of all Chamber members, as well as a Buyer’s Guide, listed by business type. Check it out today!

In addition to the Membership Directory and Buyer’s Guide, Jackson Living includes:

  • Government Listings
  • Chamber Events
  • 2015 Annual Meeting Awards Recipients
  • Demographics
  • Education
  • Health Care
  • Business & Industry

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December 2015


30 and Under Class of 2015

For the eighth year, we are honoring the top young professionals in Jackson County. This year we are recognizing 14 young adults who are making a difference on the job and in the community. In addition, we take a look back with a few members of the Class of 2010 and see what they have been up to the past five years. Check it out today!


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November 2015


History/Legacy

This month, we take a look at some organizations that have been serving Jackson for generations. On the cover, we feature Blair's Car Care, a business that launched in 1922 and has undergone many transformations to stay current with changing times. We also highlight Vermeulen's Furniture, a fourth-generation business open for 91 years. Other organizations with decades of history are also profiled in the November issue, and we include an advertising timeline featuring businesses open since the 1800's. Included with this issue is The Giving Guide, your directory to local nonprofit organizations. Check it out today!


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October 2015


Women in Business

This month, we highlight three successful businesswomen in three different industries. Each offers a look at how they have achieved their goals. On the cover is Patti Poppe, the senior vice president of distribution operations, engineering and transmission at Consumers Energy – and also a graduate of Napoleon High School. Inside we feature dentist Dr. Mary Stahle and Sarah Ermatinger, the vice president of marketing for CP Federal Credit Union. Read it today!


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