Aug 8th Luncheon

  • 08/08/2012
  • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Mississippi Arts Center; 201 E. Pascagoula St.


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Primus Wheeler
Executive Director, Jackson Medical Mall

The Next Best Thing to House Calls:
Creating the Woodrow Wilson
Medical Corridor

Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Luncheon 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
Admission: $12 ($10 for J2000 members)
Location: Mississippi Art Center

Primus Wheeler, Executive Director of the Jackson Medical Mall Foundation, will speak at this month's Jackson 2000 luncheon.  Mr. Wheeler will discuss expansion of the Medical Mall and the creation of
a medical corridor along Woodrow Wilson Boulevard.

Primus Wheeler Jr, was born in a small Delta community and is the oldest of eight siblings and the first to receive a college degree.  He graduated from Tougaloo in 1972 and has degrees from Hinds Community College and Jackson State University.  After a career as a Registered Respiratory Therapist and professor at UMC
he began his association with the Jackson Medical Mall in 1997.  In 2001 he became the Executive Director of the JMM and continues in that position.

Mr. Wheeler has achieved numerous honors and awards and is a life member of the following: Tougaloo National Alumni Association, American Association for Respiratory Care, The National Board for Respiratory Care, Rotary Club of Jackson, MS Association of Medical Equipment Suppliers and 100 Black Men of Jackson.  He serves on the boards of Operation Shoestring and Voice of Calvary Ministries and is Chairman
of the Board of Trustees at Cade Chapel M.B. Church. 


Members and non-members are encouraged to attend and bring guests. The cost is $12 per person ($10 for current members), payable on site by cash, credit card or check the day of the program, and includes lunch catered by Broad Street Bakery.

The Mississippi Arts Center is the former Mississippi Museum of Art at Lamar and Pascagoula, next to the Planetarium. We meet on the second floor, which is elevator-accessible. Call 601-960-1500 for more information on the Center.

Casual or business casual attire is recommended.

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