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The Sanford Jackson Medical Center is a 20-bed hospital with attached clinic facilities. There are several doctors serving the community including Sacred Heart Mercy Health Care Center.
Financial institutions include; Bank Midwest, Jackson Federal Savings and Loan Association, and the United Prairie Bank, all located in the city of Jackson. The Farmers and Merchants State Bank of Alpha is located a few miles east of Jackson.
Jackson is the home of some nationally-known manufacturing and processing companies.
TECHNICAL SERVICES FOR ELECTRONICS, an Ametek Company, manufactures and assembles cable connectors for the medical and electronic industries. The connectors are sold and distributed nationally and internationally.
PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC. develops corn and soybean hybrids which are distributed on a national and international basis.
ACCENT represents insurance companies to help them recover overpaid claims.
HITCH DOC, manufactures trailer hitches in an impressive facility to the north of I-90 in Jackson.
ERICKSON TRUCKS N PARTS. Over 2,500 medium to heavy duty trucks and salvage pieces on 100 acres. Check out their new sales location just on the north side of I-90 in Jackson.
Jackson area has 50+ service organizations including Kiwanis, Lions Club, Ducks Unlimited, Women of Today and Pheasants Forever.
THE JACKSON AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE:
"Creating and Promoting New Possibilities." The Jackson Chamber of Commerce is available for information on the community. From tourism to businesses to industrial . . . the Chamber serves every facet of the community to promote the Jackson area. The Chamber hosts a Farm and Home show in March (3rd Saturday), Town & Country Days in the summer, Holiday Fest in December (1st Saturday) as well as hosting several other events throughout the year. Its representatives also assist with promotions held by the members of Jackson's business district during the year. For information on Jackson, call 507-847-3867or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
JACKSON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION: (JEDC) is a not for profit 501(c)4
corporation made up of volunteer board members. The JEDC is organized to
promote industrial, commercial and other economic development in and
surrounding the City of Jackson and further promotion of the common good and
general welfare of the people in and around the City of Jackson, MN.
JACKSON BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE:
The purpose of the Jackson Business Development Committee is to provide information, assistance and other aide to promote the retention and expansion of the retail/service sector in and around Jackson. It works closely with and coordinates its activities with other community groups such as the Jackson Economic Development Corporation, Jackson Chamber of Commerce and Jackson City Council.
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY:
The EDA Board originated in 1989, and consists of seven volunteers from the community. The basic purpose of the EDA Board is to coordinate projects with the Economic Developer and assist with the funding areas. The EDA serves an active role in a number of economic development projects including the Down-payment Assistance Program, and Housing Rehabilitation Program. In the past, the EDA has spearheaded projects such as the Anderson building redevelopment and the redevelopment of the former Wall building site.