Editorial Results (free)
1. Ed Wallin Spends Lifetime Helping Traumatized Vets
- Monday, September 07, 2015
Abraham Lincoln said, “Commitment is what transforms a promise into a reality.”
It’s the kind of commitment Ed Wallin has. He doesn’t count the days, months or years, the successes or failures, the efforts or rejections, but simply keeps going, to keep the promise.
- Friday, March 06, 2015
The 2015 Mid-South Home Expressions Show, presented by the West Tennessee Home Builders Association and Home Builders Association of North Mississippi, will be held Friday and Saturday, March 6-7, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, March 8, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Landers Center, 4560 Venture Drive in Southaven. The show will feature home improvement seminars and exhibitors showcasing home trends and products. Buy tickets at midsouthhomeexpressions.com.
- Thursday, March 05, 2015
Rhodes College will host physicist and author Brian Greene as part of its Communities in Conversation series Thursday, March 5, at 6 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom, Bryan Campus Life Center at Rhodes, 2000 North Parkway. Greene will present “The Cosmos: From the Big Bang to the End of Time.” Cost is free. Visit rhodes.edu.
4. More Veterans Calling Middle Tennessee Home
- Saturday, December 20, 2014
When Scott Ledermann, a military health care recruiter in Nashville, retired from the Army in October, it didn’t take him long to land a job with a local company.
Nashville-based HCA Healthcare, a company that has made hiring veterans a priority, scooped him up in no time. Now, he’s working in human relations at the company’s operations center in Donelson.
5. Obsidian Kicks Off Pro Bono Project
- Friday, December 05, 2014
Obsidian Public Relations has kicked off the 2014 edition of its annual pro bono public relations project, the goal of which is to use the agency’s expertise to make a big impact for a local nonprofit.
6. Marketing Makeover
- Tuesday, December 24, 2013
Two Memphis-area nonprofits are six months away from a 180-degree turnaround in their respective public relations efforts.
West Tennessee Veterans Home and the PRIZM Ensemble music group have won six months of free PR and marketing services from Obsidian Public Relations as part of the firm’s yearly PR 180 project. The project’s goal is simple: At the end of the period, Obsidian will have helped two nonprofits achieve a 180-degree improvement toward marketing and publicity success.
7. Alzheimer’s Groups Paint Memphis Purple
- Tuesday, November 19, 2013
November is Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, and the Alzheimer’s Association’s local chapter and assisted living facilities such as The Gardens of Germantown Memory Care want to paint the town purple to raise awareness about the deadly, irreversible disease.
8. Home Sweet Veterans Home
- Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Earlier this year we were introduced to a group of volunteers who want to ensure that veterans from the Memphis area have access to the services of a Veterans Home that is close to their family, friends and community.
9. Catholic Charities Launches Program For Homeless Veterans
- Tuesday, October 22, 2013
This month Catholic Charities of West Tennessee launches a new program called St. Sebastian Veteran Services to provide critical assistance to homeless veterans and their families and to those facing imminent eviction or foreclosure.
10. Helping the Homeless
- Monday, October 07, 2013
Genesis House, a shelter for homeless men and women run by Catholic Charities of West Tennessee, is doubling its capacity for veterans suffering from mental illness and addiction. The home is expanding from five to 10 the number of beds reserved for veterans – good news for the organization following the closure of two of its other programs for the homeless earlier this year because of a lack of new funding.
11. Affordable Care Act
- Saturday, September 28, 2013
On Oct. 1, a new shopping website will launch in Tennessee.
Much like Amazon.com, it will offer a place where consumers can compare products from different sellers and buy the one that best suits their needs.
12. Citizens Group Raising Money to Build Veterans Home
- Wednesday, July 03, 2013
MEMPHIS (AP) – A citizens group is seeking help in raising money to build a home for veterans who need long-term care and rehabilitation services.
West Tennessee Veterans Home Inc. is seeking to build a $60 million dollar, 144-bed State Veterans Home in Fayette, Shelby or Tipton counties.
13. Thank You, Memphis and West Tennessee!
- Friday, December 21, 2012
As the year comes to a close we want you to know how much we appreciate you, our readers. We appreciate your work to make this world a better place. Your efforts in neighborhoods, universities, hospitals, schools and in communities across the world are making a difference.
14. Musical Heritage
- Friday, December 14, 2012
There was a moment at the Greater Memphis Chamber’s annual luncheon Wednesday, Dec. 12, when the large crowd at The Peabody hotel got a sense for how much depth the city’s musical heritage has and what a complex story it can be.
15. Gather at the River
- Monday, April 30, 2012
About a year ago Memphians were drawn to one spot in particular on the city’s riverfront.
At the foot of Beale Street, the Mississippi River had risen last May to a level where the muddy water covered the intersection of Riverside Drive and Beale, offering a view of an uninterrupted river stretching three miles from the intersection to the levees in West Memphis.
16. Canine Comfort
- Friday, August 05, 2011
A wet nosed-kiss, a gentle nuzzle and the wag of a happy tail can go a long way to brighten anyone’s day, but it’s especially true for people facing serious physical and emotional challenges.
The health benefits of spending time with companion animals include a decrease in blood pressure and cholesterol and triglyceride levels, as well as decreased feelings of loneliness and increased opportunities for exercise and socializing, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
17. TennCut: Why the state Medicaid program is slashing services to thousands of disabled people
- Monday, November 02, 2009
Thyroid disease, congestive heart failure, blood clots, anemia and rheumatoid arthritis are just some of the health problems Memphian Ann B. wakes up to every day. For 11 years, she has been covered under a class of TennCare called Supplemental Social Security, or the “Daniels” class. Ann asked that her last name be kept anonymous.
18. Families Now Have More Choices For Senior Care
- Wednesday, September 09, 2009
Federal money can begin going to adult day care programs and assisted living centers in Tennessee, which has until now spent almost all its Medicaid allotment for long-term care with nursing homes.
19. Services for Darden Set for This Week
- Tuesday, February 24, 2009
Attorney Joe Darden, 83, died Thursday. Cause of death was not made known.
Darden was of counsel at Williams, McDaniel, Wolfe & Womack PC. He had been with the firm since 1987.
20. Marketing Millington: City gears up for long-awaited growth
- Monday, February 05, 2007
These days, a drive through Millington might just surprise you.
The city of more than 10,000 people is working hard to attract businesses and residents and could someday compete with the likes of Collierville and Bartlett.
21. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, April 17, 2003
U.S. District Judge Bernice B. Donald
U.S. District Judge Bernice B. Donald will discuss Striving for Social Change and Equal Justice at 7 p.m. April 28 in Rhodes Colleges Blount Auditorium.
Donald presides over the District Court for the West...
22. Archived Article: Real Focus
- Tuesday, November 12, 2002
By STACEY WIEDOWER
Agencies say wait and see on changes to Fed program
By STACEY WIEDOWER
The Daily News
The Government National Mortgage Association, or Ginnie Mae, has proposed changes to its Mortgage-Backed Securities program that Gin...
23. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, November 19, 1999
Xerox and the Holiday Inn Select-Downtown are donating turkeys valued at $1,500 to the Food Bank for the Thanksgiving holiday Xerox and the Holiday Inn Select-Downtown are donating turkeys valued at $1,500 to the Food Bank for the Thanksgiving holid...
24. Archived Article: Back2
- Thursday, May 14, 1998
Assisi Foundation awards $1 Assisi Foundation awards $1.8 million in grants The Assisi Foundation of Memphis Inc. has announced grant totaling more than $1.8 million to organizations and groups representing health and human services, education and c...