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1. Williams Honored by Tennessee Urban Forestry Council
- Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Laurie Williams, adult education coordinator at Memphis Botanic Garden, was recently awarded the Tennessee Urban Forestry Council’s President’s Award for her contribution to establishing and maintaining viable community forests in Tennessee. Williams was one of seven individuals the urban forestry council honored this year.
2. Wharton to Serve as Fellow of Urban Land Institute
- Wednesday, October 09, 2013
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton, Jr. is one of four mayors selected to serve as an Urban Land Institute fellow.
Wharton joins the mayors of Honolulu, Indianapolis, Ind., and Portland, Ore., as 2013-2014 fellows for the ULI Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership. The mayor of each city will lead a team of three fellows and a coordinator. Each team will select a local land use challenge for which they will receive technical assistance from faculty experts assembled by ULI and from their peers in the other three fellowship cities.
3. Coopwood Lays Out Future of Health Care
- Monday, September 23, 2013
Health care was the hot topic Thursday, Sept. 19, as nearly 150 people gathered in the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art auditorium to discuss the current landscape and impending changes in that field.
Health Care: The State of the Industry – one of six seminars in The Daily News’ 2013 Seminar Series – attracted a variety of professionals, most of them from outside the medical realm. They included lawyers, architects, administrative professionals, Realtors, assisted-living specialists and bankers, among others, and most of them were eager to learn more about the Affordable Care Act and how it would affect them. Others came to be inspired.
4. Don’t Let People Halt Progress
- Friday, September 20, 2013
Many times it is the people on the team that limit their own company’s growth. Infighting, politics and a lack of conviction at the top are the most common inhibitors to growth that we see in our work as consultants. Sure, breakthrough ideas backed by a strong business case are needed to fuel continued growth, but many times those are easier to come by than team collaboration and consensus. People stand in the way of progress.
- Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, Sept. 18, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. William Rodney of Medicos will speak. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.
6. Visible Music College Files $3.2 Million Loan
- Tuesday, September 10, 2013
200 Madison Ave.
Memphis, TN 38103
Loan Amount: $3.2 million
Loan Date: Aug. 30, 2013
Borrower: Visible Music College
Lender: Renasant Bank
Details: Visible Music College has filed a $3.2 million loan on its Downtown campus at 200 Madison Ave.
- Saturday, April 27, 2013
ArtsMemphis will present the Stax to the Max music festival Saturday, April 27, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. outside the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, 926 E. McLemore St. Admission to the festival is free; discounted museum tickets are $2 between noon and 5 p.m. Visit staxmuseum.com.
- Saturday, April 06, 2013
In-Synk and The Daily News will host a Leadership Lunch & Learn about Daniel Pink’s book “To Sell is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others” Friday, April 5, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Triumph Bank board room, 5699 Poplar Ave. Cost is $20. Register at in-synksellhuman.eventbrite.com.
- Friday, April 05, 2013
In-Synk and The Daily News will host a Leadership Lunch & Learn about Daniel Pink’s book “To Sell is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others” Friday, April 5, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Triumph Bank board room, 5699 Poplar Ave. Cost is $20. Register at in-synksellhuman.eventbrite.com.
- Thursday, April 04, 2013
The Association of Fundraising Professionals Memphis chapter will meet Thursday, April 4, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Thomas Center at Christian Brothers University, 650 East Parkway S. Daniel Moore of Watkins Uiberall PLLC will discuss best practices in nonprofit accounting. Cost is $15 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Register at afpmemphis.org.
- Thursday, March 28, 2013
Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will host a roundtable with Joel Henry, president of Intermodal Cartage, Thursday, March 28, at 7:30 a.m. at Cheffie’s Café, 483 High Point Terrace. Cost at the door is $20. Visit sms-midsouth.org.
- Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, March 27, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Bill Gracey, CEO of BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, will speak. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.
- Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, March 26, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Commercial Appeal publisher George Cogswell will speak. Cost is $18. R.S.V.P. to Taylor Hughes at email@example.com.
- Saturday, March 23, 2013
The Cotton Museum will host Patrick O’Daniel, discussing his book “When the Levee Breaks: Memphis and the Mississippi Valley Flood of 1927,” Thursday, March 28, at 5 p.m. at the museum, 65 Union Ave. Cost is free and includes a complimentary museum tour and reception. Visit memphiscottonmuseum.org.
15. Coffee, Beer Bar Coming Downtown
- Friday, March 22, 2013
Downtown residents and visitors will soon be able to grab a cup of joe, locally brewed beer and a fresh sandwich or salad in one convenient spot.
Taylor Berger, partner in YoLo Frozen Yogurt & Gelato, and partners Mitch Buckner (of Bella Café in Pink Palace) and Daniel Flanagan (of Chiwawa, the newly opened Southern-inspired eatery near Overton Square) have signed a lease for 2,755 square feet of retail space in the ground floor of Van Vleet Flats, 122 Gayoso Ave.
- Wednesday, March 20, 2013
The Center City Development Corp. board will meet Wednesday, March 20, at 9 a.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
- Saturday, March 09, 2013
The Brew Movement Against Multiple Sclerosis will hold the fourth annual Beauty in the Eye of the Beer Holder fundraiser for the Mid South Chapter of the National MS Society Thursday, March 14, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Memphis Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central Ave. Attendees can sample unique homebrews created for the event, craft beers and microbrews. Tickets are $30. Visit msbrewmovement.org.
- Friday, March 08, 2013
The Southern Women’s Show will be held Friday, March 8, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, March 9, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, March 10, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Agricenter International, 7777 Walnut Grove Road. Tickets at the door are $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 6 to 12. Visit southernwomensshow.com.
- Thursday, March 07, 2013
The Association of Fundraising Professionals will meet Thursday, March 7, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Thomas Center at Christian Brothers University, 650 East Parkway S. Mike Bruns, board chairman for Youth Villages and the Church Health Center, will discuss board engagement and fundraising. Cost is $15 for AFP members and $25 for nonmembers. Register at afpmemphis.org.
- Thursday, February 28, 2013
Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis will host “Getting Heart Smart … What You Need to Know,” presented by Dr. Basil Paulus, Thursday, Feb. 28, at noon at the hospital, 5959 Park Ave. Visit saintfrancishosp.com.
- Saturday, February 23, 2013
Make-A-Wish Mid-South will host Wine for Wishes Thursday, Feb. 28, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at The Cadre, 149 Monroe Ave. The fundraiser will include food and wine pairings, a silent auction and live music by The Will Tucker Band. Visit midsouth.wish.org.
22. Lovette Heads Career Services at Remington College
- Wednesday, February 06, 2013
Demetrius “Dee” Lovette has been named director of career services at Remington College’s Memphis campus. In the role, Lovette provides job placement services to students and graduates, and works with local employers to assess their workforce needs and provide qualified applicants.
23. ‘Judge-Sicle’ Murder Mystery Thrills to the End
- Thursday, January 31, 2013
How could I not read the latest David Rosenfelt novel, “Airtight?” How could I not?! The author’s very publicist himself sent me an advance reading copy, asking that I do so. That, plus the book starts out with the murder of a judge, and I obviously want that case cracked, right?
24. Report: States Force Jobless to Pay Needless Fees
- Wednesday, January 30, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – Jobless Americans are paying millions in unnecessary fees to collect unemployment benefits because of state policies encouraging them to get the money through bank-issued payment cards, according to a new report from a consumer group.
25. Who Serves as Your Truth-Teller?
- Monday, January 07, 2013
My wife and I were recently strolling through a small tourist spot when we happened upon one of those vintage machines that guesses your weight, your age and tells your fortune. According to the instructions, all you had to do was stand very still facing the machine and drop a specified coin in the slot.
26. US Economy Could Handle Short Fall Over 'Cliff'
- Thursday, December 27, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – The economic threat that's kept many Americans on edge for months is nearing reality – unless the White House and Republicans cut a budget deal by New Year's Day.
27. Scharff Elected to Legal Roles at Buckman, Bulab Holdings
- Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Jonathan Scharff has been elected vice president, legal and general counsel for Buckman and corporate secretary for Bulab Holdings Inc., Buckman’s parent company. Scharff has more than 22 years’ experience in the legal industry, including positions at Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale PC in St. Louis and Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh PLLC in Memphis. In his new position, he will oversee legal needs in U.S. and global operating companies and work with associates in preventing and managing legal risks.
28. Saint Francis Parent Reports Quarterly Growth
- Thursday, November 08, 2012
Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare Corp. on Wednesday reported growth of more than $77 million, or 40 percent, in adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization compared to last year’s third quarter.
29. Feds Order Discover to Refund $200 Million to Cardholders
- Tuesday, September 25, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – Discover Bank will pay millions in fees to settle accusations by regulators that it pressured credit card customers to buy costly add-on services like payment protection and credit monitoring.
30. AP IMPACT: Aggressive Start for Consumer Bureau
- Thursday, September 13, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – The new federal agency charged with enforcing consumer finance laws is emerging as an ambitious sheriff, taking on companies for deceptive fees and marketing and unmoved by protests that its tactics go too far.
31. Robinson’s Memphis Roots At Center of Career
- Thursday, August 23, 2012
It could be said a passion for the Bluff City runs deep in fourth-generation Memphian Daniel T. Robinson Jr., who practices corporate law as an attorney with Evans Petree PC, a 105-year-old Memphis law firm.
32. Magna Bank Taps Stewart To Lead SBA Division
- Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Tom Stewart has been named senior vice president and manager of the small business administration division at Magna Bank. Since joining Magna in March, Stewart has led the bank in obtaining national preferred lending provider status. In his new role, Stewart will oversee all business development activities for the Mid-South along with portfolio management and loan servicing.
33. 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.
34. Report: Some Lose Homes Over as Little as $400
- Wednesday, July 11, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – The elderly and other vulnerable homeowners are losing their homes because they owe as little as a few hundred dollars in back taxes, according to a report from a consumer group.
35. Revolving Door: Yahoo Ushers Out Another CEO
- Tuesday, May 15, 2012
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Yahoo still has credibility issues, even after casting aside CEO Scott Thompson because his official biography included a college degree that he never received.
36. Yahoo CEO Faces Calls for Ouster After Inaccuracy
- Monday, May 07, 2012
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson faces calls for his ouster after just four months leading the troubled Internet company because of inaccuracies with his academic credentials.
37. Hampton Named Exec. Director of SRVS
- Wednesday, April 04, 2012
Tyler W. Hampton has been named executive director of SRVS. He previously served as director of operations and director of finance for the agency.
Hometown: Dyer, Ind., but raised in Houston, Texas.
38. Humane Soc. Names Walker Development, Marketing Mgr.
- Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Leah Walker has joined the Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County as development and marketing manager. Walker represented her home state as Miss Georgia in 2008 before joining the Greater Memphis Chamber as a development consultant.
39. Talks Target Children’s Brain Growth
- Monday, March 19, 2012
The Memphis-based Urban Child Institute has teamed with The Neuroscience Institute at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center to host an evening focused on the importance of optimizing brain development in young children.
40. Cushing’s Day Gig for ‘Betterment of Humanity’
- Monday, March 05, 2012
In February, senior research assistant Richard Cushing began working with the Pathology Department of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in the Tissue Services Core and Repository.
The repository is a warehouse of more than 3 million pieces of human tissue from hearts, lungs, kidneys and livers, as well as biopsies of various types of tumors. The samples are available to doctors, researchers and students to conduct studies on and compare to those of a patient’s.
41. MED Fdtn. Names Brandenburg Director of Development
- Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Joe Brandenburg has joined The MED Foundation as director of development.
Hometown: Connersville, Ind.
Education: B.A., mass communications, Western Kentucky University; master’s in public administration, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
42. Health Care Presents Unique Legal Issues
- Thursday, January 19, 2012
Hospitals and their medical staffs work together to satisfy the needs of their patients. As a professional medical team, they strive to provide the best care. But what happens when a doctor leaves one hospital to practice in another – for greener pastures – especially when those pastures are just across the road?
- Tuesday, December 06, 2011
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, Dec. 6, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Bill Gibbons, commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security, will speak. Cost is $18 per person. For reservations, email Taylor Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Monday, December 05, 2011
Kyle Durrie will bring her Moveable Type Truck to Memphis for a print workshop and presentation with Crosstown Arts Monday, Dec. 5, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the parking lot of the Sears Crosstown building, at Cleveland Avenue and North Watkins Street. Visitors can tour the truck and print their own letterpress art to take away. For more information, visit www.powerandlightpress.com or www.type-truck.com.
45. Welcome Addition
- Wednesday, November 23, 2011
The four-story office building at Court Avenue and Second Street in Downtown Memphis was built in 1903 as the home of The Commercial Appeal and later became the longtime headquarters of the Welcome Wagon Corp.
46. JC Penney Posts a Q3 Loss
- Tuesday, November 15, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – J.C. Penney Co.'s new CEO Ron Johnson, a former Apple executive, told analysts Monday that the department store chain is rethinking everything it's doing – from pricing to products. The message comes as the retailer struggles to turnaround its business after reporting a quarterly loss.
47. Herman Cain's Sudden Surge Powered by 9-9-9 Plan
- Thursday, October 13, 2011
ATLANTA (AP) – If there's a policy star in the Republican presidential primary it may be Herman Cain's 9-9-9 tax overhaul plan. It has helped fuel the Georgia businessman's sudden surge in the GOP race. But behind the catchy slogan is a reality: Experts say it will raise taxes on some Americans.
48. Many Cities Imposing Broad Cuts as Revenue Shrinks
- Wednesday, September 28, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – More than half of U.S. cities have cut staff, canceled construction projects or raised fees this year, according to a report from the National League of Cities that catalogs the vast damage from shrunken property- and income-tax revenue.
49. Chisholm-Burns Named UTHSC Pharm School Dean
- Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Dr. Marie Chisholm-Burns has been named dean of the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, making her the first African-American appointed to the position in the college’s 113-year history and only the second African-American to be named a dean in UTHSC history.
50. Bradley Joins Food Bank As VP of Programs
- Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Tonya M. Bradley has joined the Mid-South Food Bank as vice president of programs.
Hometown: Wichita, Kan.; moved to Memphis in 1995.
51. More on Hot Coffee
- Thursday, June 30, 2011
A couple weeks back, I mentioned the film “Hot Coffee,” a documentary centered around the infamous 1994 McDonald’s case.
You know, the case where Stella Lieback was awarded a judgment based on third-degree burns caused by coffee bought at a drive-thru window.
- Friday, April 08, 2011
Health Memphis Common Table will present a Community Partners Forum Friday from 8:30 a.m. to noon at St. Francis Hospital, 5959 Park Ave. Dr. Calvin Johnson, president of Altre Strategies Solutions Group LLC, will speak on the topic “Eliminating Health Disparities by Focusing on Quality.” For more information, contact Patti Tosti at 273-2665 or email@example.com.
- Thursday, April 07, 2011
The Mid-South Area Business Travelers Association will meet Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, 6120 Poplar Ave. Laurie Rusin will present “Road Warrior Packing and Travel Secrets Revealed.” To register, visit www.msabta.org.
54. Noffsinger Receives Leadership Award
- Wednesday, April 06, 2011
Mike Noffsinger, sales manager for the Memphis location of the RJ Young Co., has received the John T. Crunk Leadership Award, an honor given to an employee who exhibits outstanding leadership traits and performance during the year.
55. Count Before You Leap
- Thursday, March 24, 2011
Ray’s Take: The economy is improving and the unemployment rate is starting to drop. You may be one of those employees who has worn more hats at work, possibly lost benefits and even taken pay cuts just hoping to keep your job. That might have you wondering if now is the time to start looking around for a new opportunity.
56. More Than 180 Apply For Countywide School Board
- Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Shelby County Commissioners have a busy day Wednesday as they interview 182 candidates for appointment to a 25 member countywide school board.
The deadline for the applications to the school board being contested in Memphis federal court was the end of the business day Tuesday. And there was a deadline rush with 32 applications on Tuesday alone.
57. YoLo in Midst of Targeted Growth Spurt
- Friday, March 11, 2011
In February 2010, Taylor Berger’s wife introduced him to the concept of self-serve frozen yogurt.
Within half a year, he and partner Mike McCaskill had opened two YoLo Frozen Yogurt stores – one in Collierville’s Historic Town Square and one in East Memphis in the Erin Way Shopping Center. By the end of this summer, the pair plan to have nine more up and running.
58. U of M Symposium to Discuss City’s Place in Law
- Thursday, February 10, 2011
Memphis over the years has been at the center of riveting, controversial and far-reaching court cases.
Many of them have either wound up in the history books or simply re-balanced the scales of justice for ordinary people.
59. MSO Concert Explores Italy
- Monday, January 10, 2011
TThe Memphis Symphony Orchestra continues its “Season of Discovery” by starting a cold new year with a foray into the land of terraced vineyards and sunlit villas.
“Italian Inspirations,” the latest installment of the First Tennessee Saturday Masterworks Series, promises a musical tour of the landscapes, waterways and villages that inspired master composers from Italy and beyond.
60. Hernandez’s Journey Leads to Campbell Clinic
- Monday, November 22, 2010
George Hernandez’s career in health care administration has taken him across the country and back.
Now the CEO of Campbell Clinic in Germantown says a national perspective on health care will determine the clinic’s strategies for the future.
61. Drake, masterIT Recognized for Innovation
- Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Michael Drake is founder, chairman and chief executive officer of masterIT. masterIT has been named one of North America’s Most Innovative MSPs by Everything Channel’s CRN Magazine. The list recognizes the IT industry’s top 40 managed service providers for their ingenuity, leadership and success.
- Thursday, September 23, 2010
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to noon at its office, 5100 Poplar Ave., suite 502. Daniel Moore, audit manager at Watkins Uiberall PLLC, will speak on the topic “Understanding Nonprofit Accounting.” Cost is $60 for members, $110 for nonmembers and $55 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
- Wednesday, September 22, 2010
The University of Memphis Career Services Office and the Academic Internship Office will hold its annual Career and Internship Expo Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the University Center Ballroom on campus. The fair is free and open to students and alumni. For more information, call 678-2239 or visit www.memphis.edu/careerservices.
64. Memphis Area Teachers’ Credit Union Appoints Weickenand CEO
- Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Daniel Weickenand has been appointed chief executive officer of Memphis Area Teachers’ Credit Union. Weickenand’s appointment follows a year-long, nationwide executive search.
Hometown: Houston, Texas
Education: BBA in Accounting and an MBA at the University of Texas San Antonio
Work Experience: CEO of MATCU; chief financial officer, FedEx Credit Association; chief financial officer, HEB FCU; Public Accounting
Family: Wife, Diane; Children, Leah, 18, Michael ,16, and Cole 13
Favorite quote: “We will either find a way or make one.” – Hannibal
Last book read: “The Mother Tongue – English and How It Got That Way” by Bill Bryson
Favorite music: Americana
Favorite movie: “The Godfather”
Sports team: Houston Astros
Activities you enjoy outside of work: Playing guitar, reading, live music and spending time with my family
What talent do you wish you had? I would like to play guitar as well as Joe Restivo.
Who has had the greatest influence on you? The greatest influence comes from the members who have entrusted their financial resources with the institutions where I have worked.
What attracted you to Memphis Area Teachers’ Credit Union? The appeal is the opportunity to do great things for the entire community by providing low-cost financial products and services.
What do you consider your greatest professional accomplishments? Turning around troubled institutions and making them successful
What do you most enjoy about your work? I really get pleasure from working to improve the financial lives of everyday individuals.
65. Deyo Stirs Up Memphis Music Through Foundation
- Thursday, August 19, 2010
King Curtis had it right. In the opening crescendo of his soul classic “Memphis Soul Stew,” he masterfully assembles his ingredients: “half a teacup of bass, a pound of fat-back drums, four tablespoons of boiling Memphis guitar.”
- Wednesday, August 04, 2010
Talk Shoppe will present “Impact Your Bottom Line by Energizing Your Front Line Employees” Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call 482-0354.
67. Bank of America to Pay Borrowers $108 Million
- Tuesday, June 08, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bank of America will pay $108 million to settle federal charges that Countrywide Financial Corp., which it acquired nearly two years ago, collected outsized fees from borrowers facing foreclosure.
68. Carlisle Corp. Files Building Permit For Downtown Corporate Headquarters
- Tuesday, April 27, 2010
263 Wagner Place
Memphis, TN 38103
Permit Amount: $1.5 Million
Project Cost: $2.7 million
Permit Date: Applied April 2010
Owner: Carlisle Corp.
Tenant: Carlisle Corp.
69. 50 Years of Secrets
- Thursday, April 08, 2010
Catholic priests accused of child sexual abuse in Memphis moved to different parishes and cities without parishioners or authorities being alerted, according to recently opened Circuit Court records.
70. Feds Seize Clinic, Doctor’s Money
- Monday, March 29, 2010
U.S. District Judge Jon P. McCalla signed an order Thursday for the forfeiture of the Wickman Family Medical Care Center in Bartlett and other assets of its owners, Dr. John R. Wickman and Nancy G. Wickman.
71. Vanguard Health Plans to Buy Mich. Hospital System
- Monday, March 22, 2010
DETROIT (AP) - Detroit Medical Center officials said Friday that plans for the nonprofit hospital system to be purchased by the privately held Vanguard Health Systems Inc. will allow it to maintain its commitment to charitable care and boost investment in its future.
72. Commission To Consider Gov’t Appointments
- Monday, March 15, 2010
Shelby County Commissioners will take up a slate of appointments to county and joint city-county boards at today’s full commission meeting.
The meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. An agenda can be found at www.memphisdailynews.com.
73. Huff Becomes Enrollment VP at University of Memphis
- Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Betty Huff has been named vice provost of enrollment services at the University of Memphis.
Huff previously served as acting dean and associate dean of students at the University of New Orleans, registrar at the University of Kentucky and vice chancellor for enrollment services and management at the University of California at Santa Barbara.
74. Schuermann Elected To Design Review Board
- Wednesday, October 14, 2009
David Schuermann has been elected to the Center City Commission’s Design Review board.
Schuermann is a principal at Architecture Inc. He is active with the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards and currently serves on the Tennessee Board of Architectural & Engineering Examiners.
- Thursday, September 24, 2009
The Greater Memphis Chamber will hold a breakfast forum today from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at The Peabody hotel, 149 Union Ave. Memphis City Schools Superintendent Kriner Cash will give a speech titled “Update on the State of the District.” Cost is $20 for members and $30 for nonmembers. For reservations, contact Ericka Milford at 543-3518 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Wednesday, September 23, 2009
The Shelby County Commission will hold committee meetings today at 8:30 a.m. in the fourth floor committee room of the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. For more information, call Steve Summerall at 545-4301.
77. Teamwork Key to Organ Transplant Speed
- Wednesday, July 08, 2009
Although wait times may be shorter for organ transplants in Memphis than other areas of the country, the need remains critical for more people to sign up as donors.
The decision of Apple founder Steve Jobs to move to Memphis and await a liver transplant is an opportunity to increase the potential donor pool and educate people about how the highly regulated transplant network works, according to the people who run two key transplant organizations.
- Tuesday, June 23, 2009
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will present a workshop titled “Best Practices in Internal Controls” today from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Alliance office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. Daniel Moore will lead the workshop. Cost is $65 for members, $125 for nonmembers and $55 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
- Monday, June 22, 2009
Memphis City Schools will host its first Memphis Interscholastic Athletic Association Golf Classic today at 8 a.m. at Irene Golf & Country Club, 8141 Irene Blvd. Tournament fees are $250 per person and $1,000 for teams of four. For more information or tickets, call 748-8889.
80. STIMULUS WATCH: $25 Check May Cost You Food Stamps
- Tuesday, June 16, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - When President Barack Obama increased unemployment benefits as part of his economic stimulus, he also made some Americans ineligible for hundreds of dollars a month in food stamps.
- Friday, April 10, 2009
Memphis College of Art will host its annual spring career fair today from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Main Gallery of Rust Hall at the Overton Park Campus, 1930 Poplar Ave. For more information, call 272-5160 or e-mail email@example.com.
- Thursday, April 09, 2009
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop titled “Leadership, Mentorship and Supervision for New Managers” today from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Alliance office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. The facilitator will be Tiffany Chisnall of the Memphis Area Teachers’ Credit Union. Cost for each seminar is $65 for members, $125 for nonmembers and $55 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information or reservations, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
- Monday, March 02, 2009
The Engineers’ Club of Memphis Inc. will hold its weekly meeting and lunch today at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. George Ragazzo of Modular Gabion Systems Inc. will present “Modular Gabions and Mattresses.” Cost is $14. No reservations are required.
84. New Info Surfaces in Priest Sex Cases
- Tuesday, February 10, 2009
Fifteen priests in the Catholic Diocese of Memphis have been accused of sexually abusing children since the diocese was formed in 1971.
That was among the disclosures made in a Circuit Court hearing late last week to set the ground rules for the pending civil trial of a lawsuit against the diocese and the Dominican religious order. The hearing continues Thursday.
85. UTHSC Professors Receive Technology Grants
- Friday, January 30, 2009
The University of Tennessee Research Foundation has selected five research teams at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center to receive technology development grants. The five awards total $75,000 and include $15,000 in matching funds from Nashville-based Cumberland Emerging Technologies for two of the proposals.
86. Methodist Names Brooks VP of Clinical Operations
- Wednesday, January 21, 2009
Robert Brooks has been named vice president of clinical operations for Methodist University Hospital.
87. Alleged Plot to Kill Obama Stuns Suspects’ Towns
- Wednesday, October 29, 2008
BELLS, Tenn. (AP) – In a rural Tennessee county where you can’t buy alcohol or even find a Wal-Mart, residents of tiny Bells stopped each other to ask if anyone knew the pale-skinned young local accused of plotting to kill dozens of black people, including Barack Obama.
88. CCC Ready to Write Off Loan Defaults
- Tuesday, October 28, 2008
Three Downtown businesses that have filed for bankruptcy protection since December collectively owe the Center City Commission more than $151,000 in unpaid loan debt.
Because of the financial straits each business is confronted with, the CCC does not expect to get any of that money back.
- Thursday, October 16, 2008
The University of Memphis Center for Information Assurance will host a Cyber Security Expo today from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the FedEx Institute of Technology, 365 Innovation Drive. The keynote speaker will be Daniel J. Larkin, chief of the FBI’s Cyber Initiative and Resource Fusion Unit. Admission is $85. To register, visit https://cfialab.memphis.edu/expo/register.php.
- Wednesday, October 15, 2008
The Memphis and Shelby County Health Department will observe National Latino AIDS Awareness Day today. Free HIV counseling and testing will be available from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Memphis and Shelby County Health Department’s Packer Clinic, 814 Jefferson Ave., Room 221. For more information, call 544-7552.
91. U of M Appoints Meredith Director of Admissions
- Wednesday, October 08, 2008
Dr. Todd Preston has joined the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Department of Otolaryngology as a specialist in head and neck cancer and reconstructive surgery. He also has been named assistant professor at UTHSC. Preston comes from the University of Iowa, where he completed his residency in head and neck surgery and was a clinical instructor.
92. Fannie, Freddie Spent Millions On Lobbying
- Friday, July 18, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) – For years, mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac tenaciously worked to nurture, and then protect, their financial empires by invoking the political sacred cow of homeownership and fielding an army of lobbyists, power brokers and political contributors.
93. Songbird Cooper Anticipates Own Day in Court
- Wednesday, May 28, 2008
With the jury verdict last week acquitting former Memphis City Council member Edmund Ford Sr. on six counts of bribery and extortion, the book has been closed on that federal corruption case against him.
- Friday, May 16, 2008
Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates (A2H) will host the opening reception for two exhibits by glasswork artist Teresa White and painter John Graubman today from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at A2H, 3009 Davies Plantation Road. To R.S.V.P., contact Nicole at 372-0404 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
95. Luban to Address Legal Ethics Friday
- Thursday, January 17, 2008
Attorneys can have different opinions about the law. But how do they know when they've gone too far ethically in the service of the institutions they work for?
The question has been hotly debated since attorneys for the Bush administration began drafting memos on how far military and intelligence agents can take interrogations of terror suspects and other prisoners connected to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
96. Rhodes Law InstituteTo Feature Luban
- Monday, January 14, 2008
A Georgetown law professor known for delving into the topic of legal ethics in large corporate or organizational settings is the keynote speaker this week at the 21st annual Institute on the Profession of Law at Rhodes C
97. Hooks Jr. Pleads Guilty to Federal Charge
- Friday, January 11, 2008
The last of the Tennessee Waltz-related corruption cases was resolved Thursday in federal court in Memphis.
Former Memphis city school board member Michael Hooks Jr. pleaded guilty to a charge of theft - converting to his own use the property of another. The guilty plea came at a hearing that was scheduled to be a report date in advance of a trial on that charge as well as charges of conspiracy, obstruction of justice and making false statements to federal agents.
- Tuesday, November 06, 2007
The Memphis Investors Group will hold its monthly meeting today at 7 p.m. at Germantown Centre, 1801 Exeter Road. Author and speaker Pete Youngs will be the featured guest. The event is free to members and first-time guests, and repeat visitors pay $20.
- Monday, November 05, 2007
The Engineers' Club of Memphis will hold its weekly meeting today at noon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Cost is $12 and no reservations are required. Laura Adams, director of development and new engagement for the Shelby Farms Conservancy Group, will speak on "New Structure of Shelby Farms."
100. Medtronic Pulls Device PartsLinked to Five Deaths
- Tuesday, October 16, 2007
Medtronic Inc. has suspended distribution of its Sprint Fidelis defibrillation leads after identifying five patient deaths in which a lead fracture may have been a contributing factor.