Editorial Results (free)
1. LaVeist to Keynote Common Table Health Alliance Fundraiser
- Thursday, May 07, 2015
There have been other projects – going back many years – that explored the impact of health disparities in the United States.
But as Common Table Health Alliance CEO Renee S. Frazier notes, the disparities still exist. So there is reason for a new project such as the documentary “The Skin You’re In.” It’s the work of Thomas LaVeist, who is director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions.
2. ‘State of Black Memphis’ Forum Urges Action
- Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Each year, the Urban League releases a national report that puts the “state of Black America” in the form of statistics on health care, education, economic power and similar factors.
This year, the Memphis Urban League Young Professionals used the report’s release to start a discussion billed as the “state of Black Memphis.”
3. Eureka Encourages Girls to Explore STEM Fields
- Wednesday, June 19, 2013
A small group of girls huddled around a car-like robot with long sensors as they worked on making sure the car will be able to complete a programmed route at an exhibition next week.
“Try this in front Dennisha,” said Ashley Jones, as she handed Dennisha Williams a small gray wheel.
4. MAAR Elects Board Members
- Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Members of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors elected six individuals to the 2013-2014 board of directors at its annual meeting and election Sept. 6.
They are: 2013 director/2014 vice president Patty Rainey of Crye-Leike Inc. Realtors; 2013-2014 directors Cassandra Bell-Warren of 4 Success Realty LLC, Allen Green of John Green & Co. Realtors, Joe Steffner of Grubb & Ellis/Memphis, and Hank Hogue of Crye-Leike; and 2013-2014 associate director Jason Gaia of Prudential Collins-Maury Inc.
5. Women's Foundation Names Board Members
- Thursday, December 29, 2011
The Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis has named new members to its 2011-2012 board of directors.
They are Meri Armour, president and CEO, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital; Toni L. Boland, sustainable business and innovation specialist, Nike Inc.; Carolyn Hardy, president and CEO, Chism Hardy Enterprises LLC; Gretchen W. McLennon, program officer, Hyde Family Foundations; Nisha Powers, majority owner and president, Powers Hill Design LLC; and Stacie Waddell, philanthropist.
6. Hubbard Selected to Serve as MAAR President-Elect
- Thursday, September 22, 2011
Regina Hubbard of Lester Hubbard Realtors has been selected as the 2012 president-elect of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors after a vote by the 2011 and 2012 board of directors Wednesday, Sept. 21.
7. Leadership Memphis Announces Board Members
- Wednesday, July 06, 2011
Leadership Memphis has announced new board members and officers for its new fiscal year.
The officers and executive committee include Eric Robertson, chair; Beverly Jordan, vice chair; Bryan Ford, treasurer; Veronica Coleman Davis, secretary; Chris McLean, immediate past chair; Jeff Gaudino, alumni chair; Christine Munson, development chair; Lemoyne Robinson, program chair; and Jeane Chapman, marketing chair.
8. 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.
9. Whalum and Webb Draw Challengers In School Board Races
- Friday, August 20, 2010
Memphis school board members Betty Mallott and Martavius Jones were unopposed at Thursday’s filing deadline for the four Memphis school board races on the Nov. 2 ballot. Noon was the deadline for candidates to file their qualifying petitions in the school board races as well as three sets of municipal elections in Bartlett, Collierville and Germantown.
10. Lowery Transition Team In Place
- Wednesday, July 01, 2009
Incoming Memphis Mayor Myron Lowery has named his transition team.
The five member team will be headed by City Council member Bill Boyd who is a former city division director, heading the Public Services division under Mayor Wyeth Chandler. The district two representative assisted in another city political transition in the 1960s. As a city employee, Boyd was part of the transition of city government to the then new City Hall in 1967.
11. UPDATE: Lowery Transition Team Includes Boyd, Sammons and Rubin
- Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Incoming Memphis Mayor Myron Lowery has named his transition team.
The five member team will be headed by City Council member Bill Boyd who is a former city division director, heading the Public Service division under Mayor Wyeth Chandler. The district two representative assisted in another city political transition in the 1960s. As a city employee, Boyd was part of the transition of city government to the then new City Hall in 1967.
12. Simpson Joins FirstBank As Local President
- Wednesday, September 10, 2008
Ted Simpson has been hired by FirstBank as its Memphis city president.
Simpson previously served as executive vice president and chief lending officer for Magna Bank and has experience with National Bank of Commerce and Central Park Capital. He also is currently on the board of Lambda Alpha, a real estate professional organization.
13. Stephanie Nichols Named PRSA Professional of the Year
- Wednesday, May 02, 2007
The Memphis chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) honored Stephanie Wilson Nichols as its 2006 Professional of the Year during the 15th annual VOX Awards Gala. This is the second time Nichols has received the award. The first time was in 2000. She served as the VOX Awards committee chair this year, and in 2005 was the chapter president. She also assisted the VOX committee in 2005. Nichols has earned and maintained her PRSA Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) designation since 2000 and has been an active member of PRSA since 1993.
14. National News Correspondent Lends Celebrity to YWCA Fund-Raiser
- Wednesday, February 14, 2007
The YWCA of Greater Memphis bills itself as one of the greatest advocates for women and girls in the Memphis and Mid-South. And YWCA officials say they hope getting a little celebrity support will help shed the light on all the organization does.
15. Bethel Named New VP Of COMEC Board
- Wednesday, January 31, 2007
Greg Bethel has been named vice president of the board of directors of the Commission on Missing & Exploited Children (COMEC). Bethel is the director of human resources for the Jackson-Madison County School System in Jackson, Tenn. He's been on the board of directors for two years.
16. In Pursuit of L.I.F.E.
- Friday, October 27, 2006
Editor's Note: The following stories comprise the second part of a special series on the state of children in Memphis and Shelby County. To read yesterday's pieces, visit www.memphisdailynews.com.
17. Newberry Takes Helm of MLGW's Credit Union
- Wednesday, September 06, 2006
Ken Newberry has been named the president and chief executive officer of LG&W Federal Credit Union, which serves immediate family members, employees and retired employees of Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division. Newberry is the second vice president of the Memphis chapter of the Tennessee Credit Union League and treasurer of the West Tennessee Affiliate of the National Kidney Foundation.
18. Housing Organizations Team Up for Habitat Build
- Tuesday, September 27, 2005
Church groups, businesses, nonprofits and individuals all take part in builds for Habitat for Humanity. But in the Memphis area, three groups in particular have extra motivation to participate.
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors, Memphis Area Home Builders Association and Memphis Mortgage Bankers Association have teamed up to build a house during this year's fall Habitat building blitz, which began earlier this month.
19. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, May 25, 2005
Judge Honored for Pioneering Role
Robilio Honored for Efforts Against Emotional Abuse
Shelby County Circuit Court Judge Kay Spalding Robilio was awarded a Jefferson Award from the American Institute for Public Service. Robilio was chosen for h...
20. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, September 22, 2004
Local Attorney Named Chairperson of ABA Business Law Section
SCO President Earns Distinguished Service Award
The Tennessee Optometric Association presented Dr. William E. Cochran with its 2004 Distinguished Service Award. Cochran is president ...
21. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, January 08, 2004
Alliance Educates Public on Tax Credits
Businesses, nonprofits team up to help taxpayers claim refunds
The Daily News
If an offer for free money came along, most people would jump at it.
But, according to the Intern...
22. Archived Article: Attorney Graph
- Tuesday, February 16, 1999
Attorney Attorney Judgments Amount ------------------------------------------------ ----------- -------------------------- Gordon & Feldbaum 226 $220,174.79 Baer Baer & Baer 220 $348,622.30 Mccullough Law Firm ...