The Pearl Chamber Business of the Month is Regions Bank, at 3006 Hwy 80 East in Pearl. That location was originally built by Deposit Guaranty in 1974 and was later acquired by Am South. Regions acquired the bank in 2007 and since then they have set a standard for exceptional customer care and the many services that they offer. The employees at Regions are cross-trained so that in the event one area needs more help or an employee is out sick or on vacation, someone else can step in and assist. They offer non-traditional services such as “Now Banking” designed with non-customers and students in mind. It gives them an opportunity to load their card and use it like a credit or debit card with no fees or overdraft penalties. The card can simply be loaded from an ATM. The card holder can also have checks direct deposited to the card. Regions also offers Western Union transfers and non-customer check cashing. Shown pictured l to r is Sarah Byrd, Brandi Karnitz, Candy Pace, Kristy Doty, Christy Stanford, AVP - Branch Manager Martha O’Boyle and Cindy Cedillo.
Business of the Month
We are happy to announce that the Pearl Chamber of Commerce August Business of the Month is Merit Health. The Merit Health Medical Group includes more than 80 locations and 100 physicians. They are affiliated with nine hospitals in Central Mississippi and numerous clinics throughout the area. Two Merit Health Clinics are located in Pearl. Dr. Donald Baker is an Orthopedic Surgeon and sees patients at the clinic located at 102 Metroplex Blvd in Pearl. 601-949-7972. Nurse Practitioner Karen Edwards Seago practices at the Primary Care Clinic at 187 Doctors Drive in Pearl. 601-932-8722. Karen was presented the award for The Best Nurse Practitioner in Rankin County at the Red Carpet Gala hosted by Hometown Magazine in January. Merit Health is an active member of the Pearl Chamber and sponsors and participates in many Chamber and city wide events. Thank you to Merit Health for your excellence in healthcare as well as your dedication to your local communities.
The Pearl Chamber Business of the Month in July is Couch Tree Service, located at 2509 Old Brandon Road in Pearl. Couch Tree Service has been in business for almost 40 years providing expert residential and commercial tree services throughout the state. Damon and Tonya Couch are 2nd generation owners that pride themselves in friendly personal service and quick emergency response. Couch is equipped for small jobs such as removing a single tree, shrubs and tree trimming as well as major commercial jobs that involve clearing roadways, ditch banks and other large jobs. Their slogan is “Where quality goes hand in hand with affordability”. Call them for a quote or use their 24 hour emergency service at 601-939-7335.
Congratulations to Eclipse Nutrition on being selected as the Pearl Chamber June Business of the Month! Eclipse is about to celebrate 4 years in business in Pearl. They offer creamy delicious shakes that only have 200 - 250 calories but they taste like a shake from an ice cream parlor! They are very filling as a meal replacement or an afternoon snack when the cravings kick in. Eclipse also serves the very popular loaded teas in many different flavors. They also stock a full line of supplements, vitamins and other weight loss products. Pre-made packets of shakes are available to take home and make yourself. Owner Emily Cochran has been a faithful community partner serving as an Ambassador at the Chamber, donating to the Officer and Firefighter of the Month awards and helping with local fundraisers and events.
Congratulations to Dunkin Donuts-Pearl,Ms for being selected as the Pearl Chamber Business of the Month! DD opened in Pearl in April 2008 and quickly became everyone’s favorite coffee shop featuring hot, iced and frozen coffee with a huge selection of added flavors. Espresso accounts for over 16% of their total business including food items. They offer a large variety of breakfast items including bacon, sausage, turkey sausage, eggs and cheese served on a biscuit, croissant or flat bread. They serve bagels and a new popular breakfast bowl with sausage, eggs, peppers and onions. Let them customize your donuts with your company logo or a school mascot! DD has a good variety of bagged coffee and gift items for the coffee drinker in your life. DD is a great community partner that is involved with the city, chamber and schools. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for being a part of our family and for truly embracing the city of Pearl for all of these years! #SHOPPEARL #LOCALLYOWNED
Congratulations to Southern Sod Supply for being selected as the Business of the Month in April! Southern Sod is locally owned and operated by Corey Sanders, a Mississippi State Grad with a degree in Landscape Contracting. Corey is a licensed contractor and he and his staff have a combined 50 plus years of experience in the industry. Southern Sod offers the highest quality turf available in the Southeast, including Zoysia, Bermuda, Centipede, St. Augustine and they are the only supplier of the very popular mini-rolls. They are the largest sod supplier in Central Mississippi and offer the best prices around on stone and drainage material. Southern Sod is well known for their great customer service and quick turn around. Pick up or delivery is available.They are located at 706 N. Bierdeman Road in Pearl. For more information call 601-939-2057.
The Pearl Chamber of Commerce February Business of the Month is AcuTax Pearl MS, located at 406 N. Bierdeman Road across the street from First Baptist Church. AcuTax offers professional tax return preparation for individuals and businesses and offers a free consultation and reasonable rates. Owner Ron Morgan holds a Masters Degree from Mississippi State University with emphasis in Public Finance. Ron has 30 years of experience in dealing with tax policies in government including 25 of those years as the chief financial officer for the city of Pearl. He is a charter member and is a two time President of the Pearl Chamber of Commerce. For more info call or text 601-201-0489.
The Pearl Chamber of Commerce January Business of the Month is Right Weigh Clinic, LLC located at 309 Airport Road in Pearl. Right Weigh is a weight loss clinic that specializes in education and nutrition for those seeking to lose weight and be healthy. Local owners Jeff Hubacek and wife Karen (Pearl High School grad) have a staff of 6 Registered Nurses and 2 staff members with Exercise Physiology Degrees. Dr. Hubacek is one of a few Board Certified Physicians of the Mississippi Obesity Medical Association. Right Weigh offers classes and workshops for diabetes, ketogenics, inflammatory diseases, cholesterol, fasting, cooking and much more. They sell medical grade supplements and appetite suppressants at their in house pharmacy. Right Weigh also offers workshops on site at local companies and churches. For more info go to their website at www.rightweighclinic.com, like their Facebook Page or call 601-936-2887.
The Pearl Chamber Member of the Month in November is The Spring Lake Garden Club of Pearl ms. They were chartered in 2009 and meet monthly at the Pearl Parks & Recreation Building. The Spring Lake Garden Club sponsors many events throughout the year such as the Annual “Ladies Night Out”, an Arbor Day Ceremony and their signature event “Tablescapes”. SLGC works with the Life Skills Class at Pearl High School, plants and maintains the Learning Garden at the Pearl Library, provides the centerpieces for the Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast and plants trees and flowers throughout the year. Angelia Wade is the current President.
The Pearl Chamber of Commerce October Business of the Month is Flawless Boutique! They are located at 3823 Hwy 80 East in the College Crossing Shopping Center next to Hinds Community College in Pearl. Congratulations to owners Emily McGairty and Lauren Coley! Flawless is headquarters for everything that a trendy shopper is looking for from cute dresses and kimonos to the latest jeggins and must have jewelry and gift items. Follow them on Facebook for their great live sales and to see all of the hot new arrivals before they fly out the door!