2018 Events/Programs/Awards

June 4: Hailey Golden. Northwestern Mutual. Financial Advisor

July 9: Political Candidate Speaker Forum 

August 6: Matt Hoover. Maximum Health and Fitness. Personal Trainer. “How Small changes in your life can make large changes in your health!” 

August 18: Sterling Social, Baudo’s Restaurant. Networking for Sterling winners. Woman of Achievement 2018: Pam Nash, CEO for Exchange Club/Carl Perkins Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse.

September 10: Lauren Ferguson. Yoga Teacher. Personal Trainer. “The Benefits of Yoga on the Mind and Spirit!” 

October 1: Political Candidate Speaker Forum 

Oct. 26: Ghost Tour and Dinner Theatre. Riverside Cemetery and Baker’s Rack. Featuring Chris Stevens’ actors. Profiles of historic characters of Jackson. $40 for tour and dinner. 5:30 to 9 p.m. Benefits Margaret Faulkner Scholarship for non-traditional female student returning to college.

November 5: Krisann Blair. Christmas Cottage

December 3: Fun and Frolic Christmas Party, 5:30 p.m., The Blacksmith Restaurant. Dirty Santa. Door prices: Tennessee Gift Basket, Jewelry.


January 7: Bruce Upchurch. Upchurch Homes. “The power of networking.” Scholarship Winner awarded.

February 4: Cathy Reed Nelson. Americare USA.  “Easy ways to improve your Communication/Follow-Up procedures”

March 4: Jana Cardona. Professional Speaker

April 1: Hope Reasons. Reasons for Hope. DoTERRA Health advocate.

April 2: Sterling Awards: 20 Most Influential Women in West Tennessee. Outstanding Woman Military Veteran. Sue Shelton White Award. 100th Anniversary Celebration of Jackson Area BPW.

May 6: Officers Installed.

Coming up on Oct. 3, 2016:

The regular meeting for Jackson Area Business and Professional Women is Monday, October 3, 2016, at Baudo’s Restaurant in Jackson.  Dinner and networking is at 5:15 p.m., followed by our speaker at 6:00 p.m.  Following the speaker we have lots of exciting news and information about our many October projects.

The speaker will be Donna Goodman, Senior Trainer Recruiter for Youth Villages.  Her presentation will be:  “Foster Care and How To Take Care of Us.”  

During this meeting, we will present our $1,000 scholarship to Shalique Farr-March. We will also make final preparations for the Brown Bag Lunches, Ghost Walking Tour and Woman of Achievement.  Please make a very special effort to attend.


Jan.4, 2016: No speaker scheduled.

Feb. 1: Tammy Buchanan, West TN Farmers Market, City of Jackson.

March 7: Kim Jones, Master Gardener, West TN Business College.

April 4: Linda Warren-Seely, A Step Ahead Foundation.

June: State convention

July: Candidates Forum

August: New business owner, L & T Cakery, Making Life Sweeter, One Bite at a Time., 19 Northstar Drive, Jackson, TN. 38305. ltcakery@gmail.com

September: To be updated


June 1, 2015: Scott Conger, United Way of West Tennessee.

July 13: Lori Collins, Redemption Road Rescue.

Aug. 3: Dr. Alice McKee, Bravo Body and Skin.

Sept. 14: No speaker scheduled

Oct. 5: Terresia Reasons, Fire Preventiion.

Nov. 2: Joel Newman, West TN Business Resource Center, Jackson Chamber

December: Christmas Party