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- Saturday, May 31, 2014
The Circuit Playhouse will present the dark comedy “The Lyons” Friday, May 30, through June 22, at the theater, 51 S. Cooper St. Buy tickets at playhouseonthesquare.org.
2. Wharton Names Eight to Pre-K Trust Fund Board
- Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. nominated eight people Monday, Sept. 23, to serve on the board of a pre-kindergarten trust fund that would be established if city voters approve a half-cent sales tax hike in November.
3. GiVE 365 Grants $88,000 to 12 Nonprofits
- Monday, September 23, 2013
The Community Foundation of Greater Memphis made it easier for a dozen Memphis nonprofits to continue the good they do in the community when it announced the recipients of this year’s GiVE 365 grantees last week.
4. Leadership Academy Luncheon Will Focus on Urban Education
- Thursday, January 27, 2011
The Leadership Academy on Thursday hosts the latest installment in its Celebrate What’s Right Luncheon series from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave.
5. Memphis Farmers Market Plans $400K Expansion
- Tuesday, December 14, 2010
Farmers usually wait until spring to start digging, but on Saturday the Memphis Farmers Market broke ground on an expansion that will mean more local produce in the coming year.
Organizers of the market said that a new canopy structure added to the Central Station property will add badly needed shelter and a sense of permanence.
6. Greenline Galas
- Tuesday, October 05, 2010
For trail lovers across Memphis, it is time to rejoice.
The highly anticipated Shelby Farms Greenline will get its official christening with two big events this week. A ribbon-cutting ceremony takes place Tuesday followed by an all-day community celebration up and down the greenline’s corridor Saturday.
7. Women’s Foundation Announces Board Members
- Tuesday, September 14, 2010
The Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis has announced its board of directors for 2010-2011.
Officers and members of the executive committee are Becky Jones West, chair of the board; Andrea Bienstock, secretary; Mary Wolff, treasurer and finance chair; Celie Althoff, policies and procedures chair; Beverly Cross, grants and research chair; Karen Garrison Goff, development chair; Lauryce Graves-McIver, board development and nominations chair; Mary H. McDaniel, at-large; Jennifer Oswalt, at-large; Susan Stephenson, Memphis HOPE development chair; Joyce Thomas, marketing and communications chair; Anita S. Vaughn, human resources chair; and Regina Walker, education and training chair.
8. FedEx CIO Carter to Highlight Leadership Academy Luncheon
- Tuesday, August 31, 2010
In May, longtime FedEx CIO and executive vice president of information services Rob Carter joined the likes of pop star Lady Gaga, fashion designer Tom Ford and Oscar-winning director James Cameron on Fast Company’s 2010 list of the 100 Most Creative People in Business.
9. Levels of Excellence
- Monday, April 26, 2010
The momentum surrounding school reform has rarely been higher than it is now in Memphis.
But the president of the nonprofit foundation instrumental in creating some of that momentum is warning of a “shock wave” that could come in the fall.
- Thursday, April 22, 2010
The Leadership Academy will hold the 2010 Celebrate What’s Right Luncheon Thursday from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Barbara Hyde will be the keynote speaker. For more information, call 527-4625.
- Wednesday, April 21, 2010
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will host “A Conversation with Mayor Wharton” Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. in Spain Auditorium at Christian Brothers University, 650 East Parkway S. Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. will speak about how his administration is helping the city’s nonprofits weather the recession. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
- Tuesday, April 20, 2010
The Greater Memphis Chamber will hold a lunch and learn today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bethel University, 5885 Ridgeway Center Parkway. The lunch and learn is free for members and prospective members. To register, contact Alexis Rutland at 543-5311 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
13. Grizzlies Foundation To Receive Award
- Thursday, November 06, 2008
The Memphis Grizzlies Charitable Foundation, which has distributed more than $21 million over the past seven years, will be honored next week along with six other philanthropists.
The Association of Fundraising Professionals will present its annual Crystal Awards to the organizations and individuals at a luncheon on Nov. 13.
14. Three Firms Chosen To Submit Plans for Shelby Farms
- Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Three national design firms have been selected as finalists to create a master plan for Shelby Farms, park officials announced Tuesday morning at a press conference.
Shelby Farms Park Conservancy, the nonprofit organization that oversees the 4,500-acre park, narrowed the pool from 33 applicants after a month-long review process.
15. Civil Rights Museum's Racial Makeup Ignites Criticism
- Tuesday, November 06, 2007
MEMPHIS (AP) - The National Civil Rights Museum, built around the motel where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in 1968, is drawing criticism that its governing board is too white and too closely tied to big business to watch over such an important piece of black history.
16. Memphis Contributors Put Dollars Behind Thompson
- Friday, October 19, 2007
Memphians cracked open their checkbooks and whipped out their wallets, shelling out more than $320,000 on presidential candidates in the third quarter, according to reports filed this week with the Federal Election Commission.
17. Tinker Works To Out-Fundraise Cohen For His Congressional Seat
- Friday, August 17, 2007
In last Friday's edition of The Washington Post, columnist Mary Ann Akers introduced her readers to Memphis congressman Steve Cohen, summing up her interviewee as a "fun-loving hipster in an aging man's body."
18. Networx Deal Only One Example Of Memphis' Sad State of Affairs
- Friday, August 10, 2007
It began in 1999 as a tantalizing possibility that could generate $16 million in revenue a year if investors ponied up enough cash to keep it going until it became profitable.
Only it never actually turned a profit. Instead, it ate up millions in credit to remain afloat (although "afloat," in this context, is a relative term).
19. Presidential Contenders Find Cash Flows From Memphis
- Friday, July 20, 2007
After losing top staffers, hemorrhaging campaign cash and watching one opponent after another outdistance him in fundraising, the general consensus is that John McCain's 2008 presidential bid now is on life support.
20. Heisley Selling Out On Grizzlies Franchise
- Tuesday, October 03, 2006
The potential new owners of the Memphis Grizzlies basketball team plan to invest more than $500 million to $1 billion in Memphis if the deal to buy the team from Chicago-based billionaire Michael Heisley goes through.
21. Archived Article: Real Review
- Tuesday, September 02, 2003
(03165883) The Shops of Chickasaw Gardens LLC financed $4
Keith and David Grant Homes LLC financed $1.5 million through First Tennessee Bank National Association, securing the loan with 10 lots in the Arlington Trace Subdivision, according to a t...
22. Archived Article: Real Review
- Tuesday, January 21, 2003
Rock n Soul plans move
Rock n Soul plans move
to where round balls roll
Memphis Rock n Soul Museum, the Smithsonian Institution partnership dedicated to relating the citys historic contributions to music and culture, will relocate to FedExF...
23. Archived Article: Rdc (lead)
- Thursday, October 04, 2001
RDC announces foundation gift
Riverfront Development Corp.
announces Hyde foundation gift
By SUE PEASE
The Daily News
At the Riverfront Development Corp.s quarterly board meeting Wednesday, members announced the commitment of a large ...
24. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, September 30, 1997
Rosemarie Fair Stack was confirmed as the 1998 president of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors Rosemarie Fair Stack was confirmed as the 1998 president of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors. Robin Hyde and Doug Collins were chosen secret...
25. Archived Article: System2
- Friday, December 06, 1996
12-5 Notes Dunavant etc. Going from school to career New system prepares students for 21st century workplace By GABRIELLE C.L. SONGE The Daily News Tennessees public educational system is being retooled with the help of a $28 million federal grant t...
26. Archived Article: Page 3
- Tuesday, October 01, 1996
MAAR finalizes officers, directors MAAR finalizes officers, directors The Memphis Area Association of Realtors last week finalized its slate of 1997 officers and directors. Current president-designate Tom Kimbrough was confirmed as 1997 president wh...
27. Archived Article: Real Fcs Maar Brd
- Tuesday, September 24, 1996
lj 10/5 cates Election 1996 Memphis Area Association of Realtors elects six to 1997 board of directors By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News The Memphis Area Association of Realtors last week elected six new members to its board of directors, who will be...
28. Archived Article: Focus Bios Lj
- Tuesday, September 24, 1996
lj 10/5 cates name: Bill Maury; CRS, GRI elected as: first vice president employment: vice president, Prudential Pride Properties education, professional info: MAAR member since 1984 name: John Criswell; CRS, GRI elected as: second vice president em...
29. Archived Article: Govt focus lj
- Friday, February 16, 1996
lj 10/5 cates Wholl watch the kids? Governor appoints task force to study child care requirements for welfare reform By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News If welfare reform in Tennessee becomes a reality, the state will find itself confronting a problem ...