Sunya Young, vice president, Institutional Advancement, for Jarvis Christian College, was interviewed on this week's Tyler Chamber Radio show.
Jarvis Christian College in Hawkins engages young scholars to prepare them for life-long learning and meaningful careers. The only HBCU affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Jarvis remains dedicated to its mission and purpose, and today "prepares students intellectually, socially, spiritually and personally for professional and graduate studies, productive careers, and to function effectively in a global and technological society." Jarvis is a diverse campus of 763 students (80 percent African-American; 20 percent are non-African-American). Through its curriculum, research and scholarship, the college provides quality academic programs, career assistance and placement, and an array of student support services. For more, visit www.jarvis.edu or call 903-730-4890.
Businesses and organizations on the show also include Pretty & Pampered Petites, The Burger Grind and the Tyler Area Builders Association.
Michelle Perry, owner of Pretty & Pampered Petites, will talk about her one-stop shop for "all of your pampering needs," including nails, hair, make-up, facials, air brush tanning and birthday parties. Etiquette classes and skin care with make-up application classes will be planned soon. Visit www.prettypamperedtyler.com
Dennis Moreau, owner of The Burger Grind, said the name derives from the daily grind — hard work that men and women alike put in to keep the dream alive — and because they grind their meat fresh daily. Located at 15902 County Road 165 (Off Old Jacksonville Highway), call 903-630-7069 or visit www.theburgergrind.com.
Libby Simmons, executive vice president of Tyler Area Builders Association (TABA), will talk about the organization's 35th Annual Home Products Show Feb. 27 through March 1 at Harvey Convention Center. The event "is a great place to find the inspiration or finishing touches that will turn your house into a home." Find the latest ideas for your home improvement projects. Participants will receive a chance to win the Grand Prize of a $1,000 prepaid MasterCard, courtesy of Citizens National Bank. For more, visit www.tylerareabuilders.com
Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce Chief Operating Officer Henry Bell will also be on the show to explain the value of Chamber membership.