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1. Commencement Address – Part 2
- Thursday, May 30, 2013
(Continuing my apologies to Schmick, Wheelan, Rowling, Lamott, Wallace, Sedaris, and others, I offer Part 2 of the graduation speech I’ve never given. Part 1 ended On Election Day, 1996. Executing a plan to visit 25 polling places, I got caught in traffic, went down a road I’d no intention of traveling, and wound up at a polling place I’d not intended of visiting. It was 5:30 p.m., and the volunteers at this place expected only a dozen or so voters in the next two hours.)
2. Keller Named President of Nonprofit Meritan
- Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Melanie A. Keller has been named president of Meritan Inc. Keller, who joined the nonprofit social services agency in 2006, previously served as its executive vice president. In her new role, she is responsible for oversight of more than 500 employees and contractors as well as the agency’s $21 million annual budget. Keller also manages its quality improvement and strategic planning efforts.
3. Bioventus Inks Deal for 40,000 Square Feet
- Thursday, November 22, 2012
A Durham, N.C.-based biologics company is relocating its Memphis presence, signifying a boon to the Northeast office submarket.
Bioventus LLC has inked 38,880 square feet of office and manufacturing space in Goodlett Farms Business Campus, 1900 Charles Bryan Road, in Cordova.
4. City Welcomes New Grizzlies Owner Pera
- Tuesday, November 06, 2012
Before founding the company he runs today, Ubiquiti Networks Inc., 34-year-old Robert Pera worked at Apple Inc., where he was a hardware engineer.
5. East Joins Carriage Crossing As Marketing Coordinator
- Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Kendra East has joined Carriage Crossing as marketing coordinator. East’s new responsibilities include creating and implementing the lifestyle center’s yearly marketing budget, spearheading onsite events and leading merchant communication.
6. Diversified Trust Promotes Smithwick
- Monday, March 12, 2012
Diversified Trust, a Memphis-based comprehensive wealth management firm, has a new managing principal of its Memphis office.
Robert “Robin” Smithwick III assumed the role effective Jan. 1. He’s taking the role previously held by Samuel Graham, who became the firm’s CEO in 2011.
7. Obama Urges Congress to Pass Veterans' Tax Credits
- Tuesday, November 08, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – Embracing veterans, President Barack Obama on Monday urged Republicans in Congress to "put country before party" and support new ways of helping former members of the military find jobs in a sluggish economy.
8. Keeping Pace
- Monday, August 15, 2011
The Tennessee chapter of the American Institute of Architects selected Memphis for its recent annual convention, not only because of the city’s history and entertainment but for its charming design.
9. Prevention Through Awareness
- Wednesday, December 01, 2010
World AIDS Day will be commemorated in Memphis Wednesday with a public ceremony to remember all Shelby County residents who’ve lost the battle to AIDS over the last 25 years.
First Baptist Church and Greater Lewis Street Missionary Baptist Church, adjacent houses of worship at the busy corner of Poplar Avenue and East Parkway, have dedicated their front lawns for a World AIDS Day Marker Project.
10. Herenton-Lowery Transition Under Way in Choppy Waters
- Monday, July 13, 2009
He is serving his fifth term in office, having come to political power in the historic 1991 city elections. He became a politician after a career in which he was already in the public eye. He is outspoken and intense and he is not Willie Herenton.
11. Life After City Hall: The story behind Herenton’s Washington surprise
- Thursday, May 07, 2009
You would think that Mayor Willie Herenton’s “resignation” last spring as he thought about trying out for Memphis City Schools superintendent would be difficult to top.
12. Higher-Deductible Health Plans Cut Costs
- Wednesday, December 03, 2008
Self-insuring for health care may sound like a scary concept, but it can save money for small businesses as well as individuals.
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, Aetna and UnitedHealthcare are some of the companies that offer high-deductible plans for policyholders who agree to self-insure through health savings accounts or through Section 105 health reimbursement arrangements.
13. Charter Commission to Put Term Limits Before Voters
- Friday, December 07, 2007
The Memphis Charter Commission will recommend term limits be included in charter changes to be submitted to city voters.
The commission made the decision Wednesday without deciding specifics other than the term limits would not apply to the city court clerk's office or the three city court judge positions. The specifics are to be fleshed out as the commission looks at term limit provisions in other cities.
14. Pitts Receives Compliance Expert Certification
- Wednesday, November 28, 2007
Dallas Pitts, compliance officer at FAA Federal Credit Union, has received Cuna's Credit Union Compliance Expert certification.
The certification covers all federal regulations for credit unions, as well as giving an overview of state regulations.
Pitts has worked for FAA FCU for more than 11 years, holding positions as a teller, member services representative and compliance officer.
15. Barrett Opens Design and Marketing Firm
- Wednesday, October 17, 2007
Stefanie Barrett has opened Barrett Creative, a full-service graphic design and marketing firm. Barrett has more than 15 years of experience. She is a member of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), the Memphis Chamber of Commerce and Women on the Move, and serves as the marketing sponsor for the Commission on Missing and Exploited Children (COMEC) and the Small Business Chamber.
16. Archived Article
- Tuesday, July 25, 2006
67 Madison Ave.
Memphis, TN 38103
Loan Amount: $24.5 million
Loan Date: July 10, 2006
Maturity Date: n/a
17. First Mercantile Taps Maness to Handle National Accounts
- Wednesday, June 21, 2006
Philip E. Maness has been appointed director of national accounts and executive vice president of First Mercantile in Cordova. He began his career with First Mercantile in 1984, serving most recently as strategic planning officer.
18. Walking the (Assembly) Line
- Monday, May 22, 2006
Shelby County's reliance on manufacturing jobs to employ its citizens has decreased over the past few years, but this is just part of a larger trend happening in West Tennessee and across the country.
19. Mayor Calls Budget Problems Temporary 'Aberration'
- Friday, March 10, 2006
Lots of adjectives are being used these days to describe events that occurred during one of the most dramatic years in recent memory for City of Memphis finances.
On several occasions, city officials have admitted their revenue projections for 2005 were inflated and spending was excessive, even while operating costs soared. They've blamed the national economy for being sluggish. All of that - plus insufficient planning, they admit - contributed to a deficit that nearly wiped out the city's operating fund, its major source of spending money.
20. Marketing Agency Hires New Art Director
- Wednesday, January 25, 2006
Lyle Wardlaw has joined full-service advertising, marketing, design and public relations firm inferno as art director. Prior to that she spent three years providing design support for clients at Imre Communications and Babcock Advertising in the Washington, D.C., area. She graduated from Millsaps College in 1996 with a double major in studio art and elementary education, and has completed advertising and graphics programs from Memphis College of Art and Southwest Community College. In her position as art director, Wardlaw will serve clients and help with new creative projects.
21. Trezevant Manor Foundation Names Development Director
- Wednesday, December 28, 2005
Martha Boyd was named director of development for the Trezevant Manor Foundation.
The New York Times Co. Broadcast Media Group announced that Bruce Moore was named news director of WREG-TV in Memphis, effective Jan. 30. Moore is a 15-year veteran of WVEC-TV in Norfolk, Va. He served as assistant director of WVEC-TV for seven years. He graduated from the University of Georgia.
22. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 08, 2005
TMA Elects Surgeon to Board of Trustees
Local Surgeon Elected to Medical Association Board
The Tennessee Medical Association elected vascular surgeon Dr. Hugh Francis III to serve a three-year term on its Board of Trustees. Francis previously ...
23. Archived Article: Small Biz (lead)
- Friday, June 25, 2004
Economic Impact on Small Business in Memphis
Small Business Weathers Economic Storm
Todays economy ripe for startups, business owners say
The Daily News
Corporate America makes the headlines, but upon examining the small ...
24. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 10, 2003
Chancellor Arnold Goldin and General Sessions Judges Phyllis Gardner and Gwen Rooks completed a Judicial Academy conducted by
Local Judges Complete State Judicial Academy Chancellor Arnold Goldin and General Sessions Judges Phyllis Gardner and Gw...
25. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, August 19, 2003
The Mississippi River Commission of the U
The Mississippi River Commission of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers holds its annual low-water inspection trip at 9 a.m. today on the motor vessel Mississippi at Tom Sawyer Park in West Memphis, Ark.
26. Archived Article: Xpedx P2
- Wednesday, November 13, 2002
ForestExpress, xpedx ink multi-year deal
ForestExpress, xpedx ink multi-year deal
ForestExpress, a company involved in business-to-business integration and catalog content services for the forest products industry, announced a multi-year agree...
27. Archived Article: Tech Briefs
- Wednesday, October 23, 2002
Ethics of Electronic Information in the 21st Century will be at the Universitys Fogelman Executive Center at the University
Ethics of Electronic Information in the 21st Century convenes Thursday through Sunday in the Fogelman Executive Center at ...
28. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 18, 2002
Carol B. Tsagarakis joined Pickering Environmental Consultants Inc. as a project manager. She is a registered environmental engineer and has 18 years experience. Tsagarakis earned a bachelors degree from Christian Brothers University. Cat...
29. Archived Article: Marketplace
- Monday, September 16, 2002
Marketplace for personal chef service heats up
Marketplace for personal chef service heats up
By SUE PEASE
The Daily News
A year ago, Carol Borchardt was a Memphis licensed real estate assistant.
But today she owns her own business, c...
30. Archived Article: Jobless (lead)
- Monday, June 24, 2002
Tennessee jobless drops again
Unemployment rate dips,
surprising some analysts
By MARY DANDO
The Daily News
At 4.9 percent, the states unemployment figures fell once again last month, down from 5.3 percent in April. The state figure r...
31. Archived Article: Gsp (lead)
- Monday, June 17, 2002
By RICK RUSSELL State trails behind nation in growth trends By RICK RUSSELL The Daily News Tennessees economic growth continues to lag behind the nation, according to a recent U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. While the states economy added $178 bil...
32. Archived Article: Marketplace
- Monday, March 25, 2002
Industrial market becoming faded memory in Downtowns south end Industry becoming faded memory in Downtowns south end By SUE PEASE The Daily News Its been decades since the Orgill Brothers warehouse in Downtowns south end distributed hardware or the ...
33. Archived Article: Real Focus
- Tuesday, January 22, 2002
A Message from the Memphis Area Home Builders Association MAHBA plans to build on past success By PHIL CHAMBERLAIN Special to The Daily News As the 2002 Memphis Area Home Builders Associations president, I would like to share our history and our pla...
34. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 15, 2001
Oct Calendar for Oct. 15-Oct. 21
Memphis Investors Group meets at 7 p.m. in the Adams lecture hall at the Holiday Inn-Mount Moriah. The guest speaker is David Scott, a building and home inspector. The MIG-REI 101 seminar with Hal Wilso...
35. Archived Article: Marketplace (rdc)
- Monday, July 16, 2001
RDC is not holding back Riverfront Development Corp. not holding back By SUE PEASE The Daily News Visitors to the Riverfront Development Corp.s Web site, www.memphisriverfront.com, will see on the development guidelines page, the phrase "We wer...
36. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, January 05, 2001
MIFA volunteer program taps older talent MIFA volunteer program taps older talent By KATHLEEN D. BARK Special to The Daily News When the Lichterman Nature Center opened its doors in 1983, curator Peter Money put an ad in the newspaper for volunteers...
37. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 11, 1999
Leonard I Randall H. Brown has been appointed chief financial officer for Allen & OHara Inc. He formerly was director of corporate finance for Promus Hotel Corp. A certified public accountant, Brown has bachelors degrees from the University of M...
38. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, May 17, 1999
May 17 May 17 East Memphis Business and Professional Women will meet at 6 p.m. at Park Palace Apartments, 5400 Park Ave. The speaker will be Marie Draper of Drapers Coaching, Motivation and Empowerment Network. The cost is $17. For reservations, cal...
39. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, May 10, 1999
May 10 May 10 Shelby County Republican Women will meet at 10:45 a.m. at the Adams Mark Hotel, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. The speaker will be state Sen. Tom Leatherwood, who will discuss the Tennessee Tax Reform Act of 1999. For more information, call Jean...
40. Archived Article: Marketplace (plastic)
- Monday, August 24, 1998
By STACEY PETSCHAUER Financing options increase the availability of elective surgery By STACEY PETSCHAUER The Daily News Buy now, pay later signifies more than a financing option these days it indicates a lifestyle. And, as more Americans man...
41. Archived Article: First State
- Thursday, June 04, 1998
First State opens community bank in West Memphis First State opens community bank in West Memphis By KATHLEEN BURT The Daily News In this day of blossoming mergers and mega-banks, it is not surprising that a new bank has opened in West Memphis. But,...
42. Archived Article: Eyemasters Lj
- Wednesday, March 25, 1998
By LAURIE JOHNSON EyeMasters to open third Memphis store at Cross Creek By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News EyeMasters plans to open its third Memphis vision care center this summer at 3525 Riverdale Road in the Cross Creek Shopping Center. The 3,800-s...
43. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, August 21, 1997
Manufacturers Consolidation Service Inc Manufacturers Consolidation Service Inc. vs. Rick Rodell; Cornerstone Systems Inc.; Tim Clay; Pat Nieman; Jerry Rice; Ricardo Fernandez; Guy Wallace; Bruce Hallman; Larry Pritchett; Jack Billingsley; Jim Chalt...
44. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, February 10, 1997
Feb Feb. 10 Professional Secretaries International will meet at 6 p.m. at the Memphis Marriott, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Jo Meadows, 1996 Secretary of the Year, will be the guest speaker. Meadows is a senior administrative secretary at FedEx. The co...
45. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, February 03, 1997
Feb Feb. 4 The Mid-South Quality-Productivity Center will sponsor a workshop titled "How to Implement ISO 9000" from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Wednesday at State Technical Institute. The presenter is A. George Vrooman Jr., quality systems c...
46. Archived Article: Benchmark Chg
- Thursday, January 02, 1997
Career Consultants Inc Career Consultants Inc. dba Bernard Haldane Associates vs. Wallace Ralston. An Oklahoma company doing business in Memphis as Bernard Haldane Associates is suing a Memphis man in Circuit Court for breach of contract. According ...
47. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 25, 1996
Dr. Daniel M. Peterson has joined the family medicine department of Health First Medical Group. He previously was the associate residency director for the department of family medicine of Marshall University and acting clinical director for Lincoln ...
48. Archived Article: Cargill Expansion Lj
- Friday, September 20, 1996
lj 10/5 cates Cargill expansion underway, on schedule By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Construction is progressing smoothly and according to schedule on Cargill Inc.s $80 million expansion project, which began about three months ago at the companys ...
49. Archived Article: Back
- Wednesday, June 26, 1996
Leadership Memphis announces 1997 class Leadership Memphis announces 1997 class Top business executives, administrators, civic volunteers and ministers are among the 55 leaders in the public and private sectors who have been selected to participate ...
50. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 04, 1996
03-04 Calendar March 4 Fidelity Investments will offer an estate planning seminar at noon at the Summit Club, 5100 Poplar Ave. For more information on the free seminar, call 1-800-452-9936. City Councilman Jerome Rubin and Mayor W. W. Herenton will ...