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August 2015


Keeping Jackson Fit

This month, with Fitness & Recreation as our theme, we highlight local organizations that make it their business to help the community stay fit – and have fun. On our cover is Josh Burgett of Michigan International Speedway. MIS is much more than NASCAR and has become the place to go for festivals, concerts, and much more. We also feature the Jackson YMCA and the Jackson City Parks and Rec; both organizations offer year-round activities for all ages. Read it online today!


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July 2015


Manufacturing in Jackson 

Every year in July we highlight manufacturing, which is a crucial industry in Jackson County. On our cover is Denise Losey of Jackson Tumble Finish, which has been serving customers for nearly six decades. We also talk with Mike Jones of SCMW!, who has unique insight into the local manufacturing industry, and we profile Jackson Makerspace. In addition, the issue includes the Jackson Area Manufacturers Association Membership Directory, giving you quick access to both local businesses and those serving Jackson. Check it out today!


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June 2015


Keeping Jackson entertained

This month is all about the fun in Jackson. Our cover features Jackson Radio Works, as well as Jamie “The Big Dog” McKibbin, a well-known Jackson radio personality. The media group has the local entertainment scene covered! We also share how the Jackson Symphony Orchestra (JSO) has added new programs to expand its audience, and how the Entertainment Jackson online calendar keeps everyone informed of what’s happening and when. Read it online, cover to cover, here!


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May 2015


Top Teachers 2015

For the fifth consecutive year, we reveal the five Top Teachers of Jackson County. On the cover is Suzanne Woolworth of Parma Elementary, who was selected the Teacher of the Year. Thanks to a partnership with the Hurst Foundation and the Jackson Community Foundation, she will receive $5,000. In addition, four Top Teachers will each receive a $1,000 grant. Read all about these top teachers in this issue!


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April 2015


Business is Child’s Play

This month is all about kids – or, organizations that make it their business to serve children and their families. On the cover we feature the Jackson School of the Arts and Executive Director Kim Hastings. The JSA has grown tremendously and offers dozens of programs for kids ages 2 and up in art, theater and dance. We also highlight Jan’s Dance Connection in Brooklyn and how the Jackson District Library has reached out to kids with digital offerings, an expanded Meijer branch, and more. Also in this issue: a must-have resource for parents. We feature a guide to classes, camps and more for kids throughout the summer. Read it today!


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March 2015


Celebrating the Best of Jackson

We announce the winners in 10 categories in our annual Best of Jackson issue. You, the readers of Jackson Magazine, cast thousands of votes to choose the winner in categories such as Best Coffee, Best Steak Hoagie, Best Pre-School and much more. We feature Crossroads Animal Hospital – a two-time winner – on our cover. Look inside to see the other top businesses. Also, this month, we are celebrating the 250th issue of Jackson Magazine. Check it out now!


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February 2015


No Place Like Home

Health care is the topic this month, and the February issue looks at local organizations that are serving the community. On the cover are Kay and John Mykala, the owners of Right at Home of South Central Michigan, which helps older adults maintain their independence and stay longer in their homes. Another organization serving seniors is the Region 2 Area Agency on Aging, which is based in Brooklyn. Also, we feature how Dr. Charles Girard, who has been serving dental patients for more than 40 years, has transitioned his practice to Pound & Pound Family Dentistry. Read it today online!


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Jackson Living 2015


Your guide to Jackson

Now available is the 2015 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!


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December 2014


Meet our 30 and Under class

This month we honor the top young professionals in the Jackson area. Our 18 winners have demonstrated both excellence on the job as well as a commitment to the community through volunteer efforts. Be prepared to be amazed at the accomplishments of the 2014 class! In addition, we take a look back at a few members of the 2009 class – see how far they have come in five year. Read it today online!


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November 2014


Cats and dogs and pets, oh my!

The November issue of Jackson Magazine is all about pets. Our cover story features UNLEASHED and lovin’ it!, a family business which offers doggie daycare, lodging, retail items and much more. We also highlight the Cascades Humane Society, which connects pets and owners, as well as photographer Carrie Stadelman of Freeland Photography. Among her specialties are pet photos, and she strives to capture each animal’s personality. Read it online today!


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October 2014


Agriculture in Jackson

Farming is big business in Jackson County. This month, we take a look at agriculture in a number of ways. Inside is a feature on Weir Farming is big business in Jackson County. This month, we take a look at agriculture in a number of ways. Inside is a feature on Weir Farms, a family business that has endured through the decades. We explore the presence of the MSU Extension in the county, and we look at what local farmers markets have to offer this fall. Our cover story on Lone Oak Vineyard Estate examines the winery business and another side of agriculture. Read it today!


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September 2014


Health Care Angels

Here they are – the 2014 Health Care Angels. For the seventh year, we honor individuals in the health care industry who are making a difference. From doctors and nurses, to resident aides, administrators and volunteers, these Angels were nominated and chosen for their dedication to the community. This year, we honor 11 Angels – read their stories today!


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August 2014


Focus on Finance

The theme of the August issue of Jackson Magazine is finance, and inside we look at the topic from a variety of angles. First, our cover story features the Walton Insurance Group, which recently unveiled its new name, along with expanded services. Next, we ask local experts a number of common finance questions. Included topics are: saving for college, planning for retirement, choosing a financial planner, and much more. Check it out today!


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