Celebrating Women of Jackson

The Jackson Chamber’s Women’s Week presented by American 1 Credit Union, March 8 – 12, is a weeklong celebration of difference-making women in Jackson County, recognizing their achievements and contributions to our community.

The five-day celebration features a kick-off party & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with Jackson Mayor Derek Dobies, the opening of the virtual American 1 Women’s Expo (March 8 – 29), and daily recognition of women in Business, Health Care, Education, Public Service, and Non-Profits on the Chamber’s website, social media and email blast program.

A very special Thank You to our presenting sponsor American 1 Credit Union

American 1 Credit Unions purpose is to create financial wellness in our communities through personal everyday banking. American 1 began as the Jackson Co-Op Federal Credit Union in 1950. Today American 1 provides services to over 58,000 members, has more than 200 employees, and has branches in Jackson, Calhoun, Washtenaw, Hillsdale, Lenawee, and Wayne Counties.

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We are the Women of Jackson

Telling our story

This annual event highlights the hardworking, professional women of Jackson.

The Jackson Area is a vibrant community full diverse professionals and service people. The Women’s Expo provides an opportunity to recognize these women and the businesses they work for, own, and/or operate.

Gold Sponsors

Allegra of Jackson

Wall-of-Fame Recognition:
AMY LIENHARD - Owner/Operator
CATHY SCHROEDER - Sales & Marketing Specialist
KENNEDY ELSTON - Graphic Designer
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Jackson Catholic Schools

Wall-of-Fame Recognition:
STEPHANIE KRISTOVICH - Lumen Christi Principal
KRISTI BLAIR - St. John's School Principal
NANCY O'NEIL - St. Mary's School Principal
LIZ HARTLEY - Queen of the Miraculous Medal School Principal
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Spring Arbor University

Wall-of-Fame Recognition:
DORIE SHELBY - Associate Professor, Dean, School of Communication
KERRY KLEE-TIESMAN - Chief HR Officer
DAWN SCHNITKEY - VP for Finance & Administration
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Consumers Energy

Wall-of-Fame Recognition:
MARY PALKOVICH - VP of Gas Advocacy
LAUREN YOUNGDAHL-SNYDER - VP of Customer Experience
ANGELA THOMPKINS - VP & Chief Diversity Officer
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JCISD

Wall-of-Fame Recognition:
MAUREEN KEENE - Assistant Superintendent and Director of Special Education
CATHERINE BRECHTELSBAUER - Director of HR & Legal Services
JANELLE BUCHLER - Whole Child Consultant
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Media Sponsors

Jackson Magazine

For almost 30 years, Jackson Magazine has been highlighting the positive aspects of the Jackson, Michigan business community every month... read more

JTV

JTV is Jackson TV. Founded in 2000, JTV is South Central Michigan’s number one source for community news, information, local sports and entertainment... read more

McKibbin Media Group

McKibbin Media Group proudly serves Jackson County with the latest news, sports, and entertainment through our award-winning radio stations: K-105.3, 95.9 The Power Cow, NewsTalk 970AM/101.5FM, and Fox Sports 101.9 FM.
www.wkhm.com
www.k1053.com

Fox 47

"FOX 47 News 'In Your Neighborhood' showcases Mid-Michigan through the lens of a lifelong local with the curiosity of a tourist
www.fox47news.com
www.fox47news.com/neighborhoods/jackson-hillsdale

Home FM

106.9 HOME.fm Plays Music That Makes You Feel Good® on-air in Jackson, Michigan, and online from anywhere in the world and on our free phone app.... read more
www.893thearbor.com/ww2021/

Premier Sponsors

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Alzheimer's Association of Michigan

Women being recognized:
The Alzheimer’s Association Michigan Chapter is the premier source of information and support for Michigan residents living with dementia and their families and caregivers.
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Beda Family Agency

Women being recognized:
Béda Family Agency is a Michigan Farm Bureau Insurance agency. We are a local agency that offers all sorts of personal and business insurance. Let us simply your insurance needs. Make the smart choice!
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BPW

Women being recognized:
Jackson Business & Professional Women is an innovative organization of working women. Our meetings are educational and interesting with many opportunities to network and enjoy the company of a diverse group of women
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Brent Chiropractic

Women being recognized:
Brent Family Chiropractic is dedicated to facilitating healing and enhancing wellness within a caring and friendly environment. Our mission is to provide the highest quality and most innovative health care to our patients and the community.
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Browns Advanced Care

Women being recognized:
Providing Medical Equipment, Pharmacy and Audiology Services When you work with the Advanced Care Provider Network, we ensure that you will receive the highest level of service as we focus on the unique needs of each patient.
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Coterie Jackson

Women being recognized:
Coterie is a holistic fitness and wellness studio offering Pilates and Yoga. We believe your wellness is unique to you and we want to come alongside you in your journey to help guide and equip you in your health and wellness goals.
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Cocreative Life

Women being recognized:
If you need help, support, or guidance to make the improvements you wish to see in your life, please reach out to me. As a life coach, I am your accountability partner who will help you achieve what you set out to do.
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College & Career Access Center

Women being recognized:
The College & Career Access Center welcomes visitors with the mission of "Navigating ALL Jackson County residents to productive careers through the pursuit of appropriate career training or post-secondary education."
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Community 1 Co-op

Women being recognized:
The mission of Community 1 Cooperative is to enhance the communities we serve through quality, cost-effective services for individuals, families, non-profit organizations, and businesses.
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Cultivate Clean

Women being recognized:
For 25 years, Norwex has been creating Safe Havens. We’ve been radically reducing harmful chemicals in household cleaning and personal care products so that homes everywhere are safer, happier and healthier for the families who live in them.
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Daughters of the American Revolution

Women being recognized:
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR), is a nonprofit and nonpartisan women’s organization. Founded in 1890, committed to preserving the memory and spirit of those who contributed to American Independence.
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Dean Transportation

Women being recognized:
For more than 60 years, Dean Transportation has provided safe and reliable student busing to school districts throughout Michigan. Competitive starting pay and benefits package, flexible scheduling and PAID TRAINING is provided.
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Elara Caring

Women being recognized:
Elara Caring is one of the nation’s largest providers of home-based care, with a footprint in the Northeast, Midwest and South. We provide the highest-quality comprehensive care continuum of personal care, skilled home health, hospice care and behavioral health.
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First Glimpse

Women being recognized:
First Glimpse is a 3D/4D Ultrasound Studio offering 3D/4D, Early Gender Reveal, Belly Casting, Prenatal Massage and Gorgeous Baby Merchandise.
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Fullers Imagery

Women being recognized:
Jackson native Katie Fuller, photographer, and owner of Fuller Imagery, has developed her love for photography over several years. Opening Fuller Imagery in 2009, Katie has won awards for her unique style of photography and is an active member of the Jackson community.
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Home FM

Women being recognized:
106.9 HOME.fm Plays Music That Makes You Feel Good® on-air in Jackson, Michigan, and online from anywhere in the world and on our free phone app. Listen throughout the day for a unique mix of mainstream and Christian music, conversation and connections to the Jackson Community.
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Jackson Area Career Center

Women being recognized:
The Jackson Area Career Center's Adult Career Education program offers exceptional courses to help you reach your career goals, build your professional skills, and satisfy your leisure pursuits.
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Jackson Catholic Schools

Women being recognized:
Guided by our Catholic Tradition, Jackson Catholic Schools provide the highest quality of education and empower students to excel spiritually, intellectually, and emotionally. Consider the opportunities awaiting your child in the Jackson Catholic Schools family.
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Jackson District Library

Women being recognized:
We serve all of Jackson County, Michigan, through 13 community libraries as well as 24/7/365 through our website, www.myjdl.com. Our professionally trained and welcoming staff is ready to assist with your research project or to locate the information you need.
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Jackson Public Schools

Women being recognized:
“Where Community Comes Together!” JPS works with students, families, educators, and the community to empower all students to achieve academic and social success through a relevant and comprehensive curriculum that, in turn, prepares them to be innovative and productive students.
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Martha & Mary

Women being recognized:
Mary and Martha is a home based company owned by DaySpring and Hallmark that offers high quality products for encouraging and strengthening the bonds of family, friendships and faith.
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Mortgage 1

Women being recognized:
Jackson’s 1st Choice in Home Loan Financing Serving Jackson County and beyond for over 30 years! Our Jackson office team of professionals are eager to help you with this important financial decision.
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