save the date! ribbon Cuttings
Golf Tournament RiDGELAND’s
CALendAr of events
June 19, 2008
Friday, May 2, 11:30 A.M.
deerfield Country Club Diplomats First Friday
Madison, Ms The Pig Out inn
6547 Old Canton Road
tee time: 1:00 p.m.
Monday, May 5, 2:00 P.M. HEADGAMES ~ The Ridgeland Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon
You could win a 2008 Pontiac G6! Ribbon Cutting
Grand China sushi &
cutting for HEADGAMES Hair Studio, a full-service salon located at
Compliments of Paul Moak of Ridgeland 6712 Old Canton Road, Suite 1. From left, 2008 Ridgeland Chamber
Chinese Buffet President Bailey Chandler, Wachovia Bank; Robert Hawkins, M & F
Pontiac ~ Buick ~ GMC 1060 County Line Road, ste. 16 Bank; Jerri Taylor, HEADGAMES; Bob Turner, Turner Insurance &
Tuesday, May 6, 7:15 A.M. Financial Services; Ridgeland Mayor Gene McGee; Mary Lea Hagan,
Jr. Diplomat First Tuesday Meeting Jackson; HEADGAMES co-owner Lynn Johnston O’Daniel; Lisa
Regions Bank Knight, Wade Summerhill, Jori Gartrell, Lily Gartrell and Kim Gartrell,
1031 Highland Colony Parkway co-owner; Gary Nowell, BankPlus; Stephanie Creel, Residence Inn by
Marriott; Cheryl Mitchell, CenterPoint Energy; Sandra Monohan, City of
Friday, May 9, 6:00 P.M. Ridgeland and Walter Saddler, Belhaven College Aspire.
Old Trace Park
• Opportunity to network with other Chamber members
• Chance to invite your clients for a day of fun and good sportsmanship
• Chance to win a 2008 Pontiac G6 sunday, May 11, Mother’s Day
Golf at the beautiful, scenic Deerfield Country Club
• A door prize for EVERY player
• A fabulous, specially designed favor for EVERY golfer May 11 - May 17, Police Appreciation Week
• Delicious barbeque lunch prepared by Deerfield Country Club
• Prizes for Closest to the Pin, Longest Drive and Shortest Drive
Proceeds benefit the Chamber’s programs and services Monday, May 12, 11:00 A.M.
Call the Chamber today to reserve your spot! Ridgeland Tourism Commission
1000 Highland Colony Pkwy, ste. 6006
601-991-9996 in the Renaissance at Colony Park
The Tire Depot ~ Members of the Ridgeland Chamber of Commerce
Meet our schools showcase
An open house and progressive dinner for real estate agents
Wednesday, May 14, 10:00 A.M.
welcomed The Tire Depot to 334 Hwy. 51 North with a ribbon cutting
ceremony. From left, 2008 Ridgeland Chamber President Bailey
Chandler of Wachovia Bank; owners Troy Sturdivant, Jeff Wall and Ross
Body Benefits Jackson and Ridgeland Mayor Gene McGee.
and mortgage bankers. 731 Pear Orchard Road, ste. 30
Showcasing Wednesday, May 14, 11:30 A.M.
• Ann Smith Elementary School Board Meeting
• Highland Elementary School Chamber Office
• Olde Towne Middle School 754 Pear Orchard Road
• Ridgeland High School
Thursday, May 15, 5:00 - 6:30 P.M.
Thank you, Sponsors! Business After Hours
H.C. Bailey Companies
1022 Highland Colony Pkwy, ste 300
CLINE Friday, May 16, 10:00 A.M.
TOURS Ribbon Cutting Learning Express Toys ~ The Ridgeland Chamber of Commerce
Jodie Badon, LTD welcomed Learning Express Toys to the Renaissance at Colony Park.
At right, from left ~ Bert Jackson, 500 Hwy. 51, ste. V Celebrating the ribbon cutting are, from left, store employee Massey
Hederman Brothers; Carla Palmer Bowie; Skye Jones, UBS Financial Services; Madison County’s 2008
Allen, CPA Realty and Matt Tuesday, May 20, 10:30 A.M.
Armstrong, Citizens National Bank. Ribbon Cutting Outstanding Teen, Allie Odom; Ridgeland Mayor Gene McGee; store
West Jackson street owners Gretchen & Brent Holloway; 2008 Ridgeland Chamber President
Parking Project Bailey Chandler, Wachovia Bank; Marty McCullough, BancorpSouth;
W. Jackson st. RR Crossing Jim Lowery, Pear Orchard Business Center; Scott Stanford, McAlister’s
Corporation and Jay Bourne, BankPlus.
Monday, May 26, Memorial Day
At left, from left ~ Realtor Lisa
Bourgoyne, RE/MAX Alliance; Dr. Cheryl
Stone, Principal, Highland Elementary Business After Hours
School and Carla Palmer Allen, CPA
Realty. DIPLOMAT OF THE MONTH Annual Chamber Fish Fry ~
Chambers of commerce from
across the metro area sponsored
their annual fish fry at Armstrong
MARCH 2008 Relocation in Madison. Over 500
At right, from left ~ Jamie Billy Dixon, II Chamber members and guests were
Ables, BankPlus; Ridgeland
High School Principal Merrill Lynch treated to Southern fried catfish and
Lee Boozer; Bert Jackson,
all the trimmings.
Hederman Brothers and Leona Above, from left: Philip Holman,
Phillips, BankPlus. Mattiace Properties; State Rep. Rita
Martinson and Skye Jones, UBS
2008 ridgeland Chamber JUNIOR DIPLOMAT OF THE MONTH Financial Services.
At left, from left:
Marty McCullough, BancorpSouth;
Board of directors MARCH 2008 Bill Gamble, William E. Gamble
Real Estate; Alan Chester, Ridgeland
Becca MacNeill Computer Repair and Cleve Barham,
diplomats’ first friday
First Friday at Alumni
Welcome House Sports Grill ~
New Members! Ridgeland Chamber
Diplomats enjoy lunch
When considering needs for your at Alumni House Sports
home or office, please shop with Grill located at 574 Hwy.
Ridgeland Chamber members first! 51 during their First
Aquaterra Engineering, LLC Friday meeting. From
Richard Simon • David Coleman •(601) 956-446 left, Scott Stanford,
• Engineers – Environmental McAlister’s Support
Ridgeland Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, from left: • Engineers – Geotechnical Services, receives his
Jimmy Nelson, Allen & Hoshall; Alan Chester, Ridgeland Computer brass name badge from
Repair; Rex Everett, Auto & Home Insurance of MS; Mike McCain, Blue Moon Cafe Diplomat Co-Captains Sandra Monohan, City of Ridgeland and Skye
Immediate Past President, Citizens National Bank; Allison Lunsford, Max Adcock • (601) 707-7594 • Restaurants Jones, UBS Financial Services.
Vice-President, Northpark Mall; Bailey Chandler, 2008 President,
Wachovia Bank; Gary Nowell, Treasurer, BankPlus; Chip Sarver, Clinical Neurological & Electro Diagnostics, PA
did You Know?
MadGENIUS, Inc.; Jeff Eads, The Waterford; Penny Danford, TempStaff Nathaniel O. Lawson
and Bobby Moorehead, Holaday, Yoder, Moorehead & Eaton. (601) 859-8124 • Clinics & Medical Groups
Not pictured: Scott Shoemaker, Shoemaker Homes.
Chamber Staff: Linda Bynum, Executive Director Colonial Country Club One of the quickest, easiest and most
Mina Lester • (601) 956-425 effective ways to get your message out to 880
Sandy Baas, Administrative Assistant Country Clubs • Golf Courses business members is to include your flyer or
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