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Hurricane alum awarded welding scholarship

The Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce proudly presented its 2022 Tech Talent Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to Jameria Campbell.  Jameria, a 2022 graduate of Jonesboro High School, is currently enrolled at Arkansas State University-Newport at Jonesboro, where she is pursuing a Technical Certification in Welding.

Chamber hires new VP of Chamber Programs

The Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce is excited to share Cody Slater will join the team as the new Vice President of Chamber Programs.
 
Slater comes to Jonesboro with more than seven years of experience in chamber leadership and economic development. Since 2018, Slater has served as the President and CEO of the Wynne Economic Development Corporation and Cross County Chamber of Commerce. Prior to his work in Wynne, Slater served as a Regional Manager for Community and Economic Development at the Arkansas Economic Development Commission in Little Rock.

Nominate outstanding leaders in our community

The Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce 2022 Annual Meeting is set for Thursday, October 6, 2022. 

At the Annual Meeting, various awards are given including the Betty T. Sloan Promotion Award, the Goodwill Ambassador of the Year, Roy H. Jolly Volunteer Award, and the Ed Way Outstanding Young Professional Award. 

The Betty T. Sloan Promotion Award and the Ed Way Outstanding Young Professional Award are chosen by committees and Chamber leaders through an open nomination process. 

Cari White honored with Outstanding Chamber Executive Award

A longstanding leader of the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce was honored at the Arkansas Economic Developers and Chamber Executives Annual Conference on August 29, 2022. 

Cari G. White, Executive Vice President at the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce, received the Outstanding Chamber Executive Award at the annual luncheon held in Little Rock. 

2022-2023 Board Elections

As required by Article IV, Section 3 of the bylaws of the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce, six persons are proposed by the nominating committee, for the annual election on September 19, 2022, to serve a three-year term on the Board of Directors.

The nominees are:

Lindsey Bowman, Polish

Angela Sparks, Craighead County Solid Waste Disposal Authority

Mark McHale, Ritter Communications

Bill Shannon, Farmers National Co.

Jonesboro Chamber hiring Vice President of Chamber Programs

The Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce is excited to offer a unique job opportunity that will help further the chamber's mission! 

Chamber Newsletter: May 2022

Stay connected with your Chamber! The Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce will send out quarterly newsletters to keep members informed on advertising opportunities, upcoming events, member milestones and more! 

Click here for May 2022's Newsletter!

Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce names new Marketing Director

JONESBORO, AR.--The Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce a new addition to its team with Mallory Jordan Black taking on the role of Marketing Director.

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Farmers Insurance Perry Winn Holds Grand Opening

Farmers Insurance Perry Winn Agency held a grand opening at 1914 East Matthews. As a local Farmers agent in Jonesboro and Pocahontas, Perry helps customers identify insurance coverage that best fits their needs. Call Perry Winn at 870-530-6363 for more information.