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LGJ Group 5 Presentation


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End of year project summary presentation.

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LGJ Group 5 Presentation

  1. 1. Leadership Greater Jackson<br />Class of 2009 - 2010<br />Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership<br />September 2009 – April 2010<br />
  2. 2. Community Action Team Projects(CATP)<br />Group 1<br />Walk From Obesity<br />Community Outreach for Health Awareness (COHA)<br />Group 2<br />Home Away From Home Project<br />Brain Injury Health Fair<br />Group 3<br />Blackburn Middle School Health Initiative<br />Group 4<br />Marshall Elementary Health Initiative<br />Group 5<br />Marketing<br />
  3. 3. Group 1 – Walk From Obesity<br />The Group 1 CATP focused on alerting the general community on the dangers of obesity and promoted a healthier lifestyle through the incorporation of small daily activities such as walking. <br /> The project was completed in conjunction with the Jackson Medical Mall and CoHa and included a one-mile walk around the Jackson Medical Mall. <br />Participants in the walk were rewarded for their efforts with a T-shirt announcing the days activities and acknowledging the event sponsors.<br />
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  6. 6. Stocked with plenty of water, T-shirts and at the ready team members<br />
  7. 7. Signing up for the Walk From Obesity<br />
  8. 8. Walking From Obesity<br />
  9. 9. Group 2 – Home Away From Home Brain Injury Health Fair<br />Group 2 completed two CATPs both in connection with activities at the University Medical Center. The activities completed included the Blair E. Batson home Away From Home Project and the Brain Injury Health Fair.<br />The Home Away From Home Project was a fundraiser in support of the children and families who are often at the hospital for extended periods of time. The project solicited monetary, toys and other needed items for patients in the Blair E. Batson Children’s Hospital.<br />The Brain Injury Health fair focus brought Executive Director, Lee Jenkins, of the Brain Injury Association of MS and the Associate Executive Director, Dana Pierce, in to talk with parents about brain related types of injuries, helmet laws, and their relationship with Batson Hospital.  Thus, this coincides with the Batson Home Away From Home Theme.<br />
  10. 10. The Jackson Progressives<br />In an effort to assist in addressing some of the needs at the Blair E. Batson Hospital, Leadership Greater Jackson teamed up with the Jackson Progressives to host a wonderful event in support of the Home Away from Home Program,.<br />On Wednesday, December 16, 2009, at Hal and Mal's in Downtown Jackson the Jackson Progressives and Leadership Greater Jackson sponsored a Holiday Social Fundraising event.<br /> Guests donated countless items to benefit the children undergoing long-term and rehab care at the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children-as well as their families. Items included everything from clothing and hair-care products to toothbrushes and toothpaste, deodorant, razors, lotion and much more-all important items that patients and their families will find useful for living their daily lives during their extended stay at the hospital.<br />Co-sponsors were the Jackson Progressives; Jackson Free Press, print sponsor. An article was run in the Clarion-Ledger, and the event was announced on Mississippi Public Broadcasting and WJTV Channel 12. The event was also featured in VIP and Jackson magazines, and on VIP’s website. Special thanks went out to the University of Mississippi Medical Center for their cooperation and support; to Hal and Mal's for donating the space; to DJ Phingaprint for spinning tunes all night; to the Jason Turner Band for providing some great entertainment. <br />Nearly $1,000 was raised at the door alone. <br />
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  12. 12. Good Food, Good Conversation, a Good Time<br />All for a Good Cause<br />
  13. 13. Lots of donated items<br />Good Music<br />
  14. 14. Introducing the Guest Speaker<br />Group 2 – Brain Injury Health Fair<br />Executive Director, Lee Jenkins, of the Brain Injury Association of MS <br />
  15. 15. Discussing the safe use of helmets.<br />Brain Injury Health Fair<br />
  16. 16. Health Fair Participant<br />Brain Injury Health Fair<br />
  17. 17. Brain Injury Health Fair<br />
  18. 18. Group 3 – Blackburn Middle School<br />The Group 3 CATP featured a health initiative at Blackburn Middle School. The Group 3 project encouraged students at Blackburn Middle School to eat better and to exercise. <br />Group 3 partnered with several organizations to work with the children. They had a kickoff day to educate the children on the importance of good eating habits and worked with a select group of children on an exercise program. <br />
  19. 19. A fresh food market to encourage healthy eating choices<br />
  20. 20. Let’s get moving<br />
  21. 21. Blackburn Art <br />Contest Participants<br />Promoting Healthy<br /> Eating and Exercise<br />
  22. 22. Group 4 – Marshall Elementary<br />Group 4 CATP was based at Marshall Elementary and included introducing students to smart and new choices for a healthier Youth.<br />
  23. 23. Eagerly awaiting our guest speakers<br />
  24. 24. Robert Ferguson helps to get the students <br />motivated about a healthier lifestyle<br />How many Big Macs did he say he once ate daily?<br />
  25. 25. Chef Bruno talks about the dangers of being overweight<br />and prepares to introduce our young guests from<br />“Just Have a Ball”.<br />
  26. 26. Group 3 presents Marshall Elementary with <br />a $100 check for next years organic garden.<br />
  27. 27. Group 5 - Marketing<br />Group 5 CATP involved marketing the activities of the other four Groups as well as that of Leadership Greater Jackson in an effort to encourage future leaders to participate in the LGJ program and to promote the activities of the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership.<br />
  28. 28. Leadership Greater Jackson Class 2009-2010<br />invites you to attend a reception <br />honoring current and future leaders<br />(invitation only)<br />Thursday, April 29<br />5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.<br />Underground 119<br />119 South President Street<br />Jackson, MS<br />RSVP to Sandy Powlett<br /><br />or 601-969-2675<br />
  29. 29. Sponsors Include:<br />Entergy<br />Trustmark National Bank<br />Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company<br />Underground 119<br />
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  31. 31. 1st Annual Networking Event<br />Thanks <br />119 Underground<br />