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- Wednesday, December 10, 2014
“Miami here we come!!!” That was quarterback Paxton Lynch’s tweet, spiced up with sun and palm tree icons.
It summed up what has been a glorious football season for the University of Memphis: a 9-3 record, a 7-1 mark in the American Athletic Conference and the program’s first share of a league title in 40 years. So the Tigers are headed to the first-ever Miami Beach Bowl for a Dec. 22 game with BYU.
2. Bohannon to Chair Junior Achievement Board
- Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Morgan Bohannon has been named chairman of the board of director of Junior Achievement of Memphis & the Mid-South Inc. Bohannon, the regional market manager for iHeartMedia, became engaged with Junior Achievement when iHeartMedia sponsored the “Broadcast Center” at JA BizTown in 2012. He joined the board soon thereafter and has been involved ever since.
3. Big Second Half? Titans Have Rebounded Before
- Saturday, November 08, 2014
As the Tennessee Titans reassemble from their bye week, there is some sense of optimism that somehow this team that went 2-6 through the first half of the season can put together something to make the final 2014 ledger look somewhat respectable.
4. Meritan’s Branch Named Among Top Nurses
- Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Cindy Branch, Meritan’s associate vice president for health services, has been selected to represent Tennessee as one of the nation’s top 50 home care and hospice nurses by the National Association for Home Care & Hospice and the Home Healthcare Nurses Association. Branch, a registered nurse, has oversight of Meritan’s nursing programs, including home health, private duty nursing and medical residential homes. She will be recognized at NACH’s annual meeting in October.
5. Shoulder Injury Could End McCarthy’s Titans Career
- Saturday, August 16, 2014
NASHVILLE – The star-crossed career of Tennessee Titans linebacker Colin McCarthy took another wicked turn with the news that he could miss the entire season with a shoulder injury.
McCarthy suffered the injury in Saturday night’s preseason opener, playing in the third quarter with the Titans third-team defense, hoping to show the new coaching regime that he is still a worthwhile entity, either as an inside linebacker or on special teams.
6. Meadows Appointed to State Dentistry Board
- Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Dr. Dan T. Meadows has been appointed to the Tennessee Board of Dentistry by Gov. Bill Haslam. Meadows, who has a private practice on Walnut Grove Road, will serve as the Rotating Dentist member through June 2016.
7. Suburban Voters Decide School Board Races
- Friday, November 08, 2013
Voters in Shelby County’s six suburban towns and cities elected their respective municipal schools boards Thursday, Nov. 7 with low voter turnouts that reflected that most of the school board positions on the ballots were one-candidate uncontested races.
8. Titans Owner Bud Adams Has Died at Age 90
- Tuesday, October 22, 2013
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Titans owner Bud Adams, who helped found the American Football League and whose battles for players helped lead to the merger with the NFL, has died. He was 90.
9. Early Voting Expands in District 91 Primary
- Friday, September 27, 2013
Early voting in the Democratic primary special election for State House District 91 expands Friday, Sept. 27, from the Shelby County Election Commission’s Downtown offices, 157 Poplar Ave., to three satellite locations.
10. Filing Deadline Nears for School Board Races
- Thursday, September 26, 2013
It looks as if the prospective candidates in many of the suburban school board races on the Nov. 7 ballot had already decided the winners a day away from the noon, Thursday, Sept. 26, filing deadline for the six sets of races.
11. Webinar Looks at Employment Law
- Thursday, December 06, 2012
At least from a regulatory perspective, the fog is starting to lift on what the next several years will bring in the way of employment law changes and updates.
With that in mind, the labor and employment law firm of Fisher & Phillips LLP is hosting two separate hour-long webinars this month for employers to get a sense of what change might be on the horizon. Especially of interest to employers will be insights from Fisher & Phillips attorneys on what to expect from agencies like the U.S. Department of Labor, the National Labor Relations Board and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
12. Weintraub Continues Family Tradition at Fisher & Phillips
- Thursday, August 02, 2012
Jeff Weintraub is among what might be one of the few third-generation lawyer families in Memphis.
His father Sam made a name for himself in labor and employment law in this area after coming out of World War II. He attended Georgetown and then was sent to Memphis by the National Labor Relations Board to open a field office before leaving that to start his own firm.
13. Cowart Finds Perfect Fit At Fisher & Phillips
- Thursday, June 28, 2012
Craig Cowart, a partner in the Memphis office of Fisher & Phillips LLP, joined the firm’s local office after it opened here in January.
14. Attorneys Warn Against Workplace Political Talk
- Thursday, March 29, 2012
Memphis attorney Jeff Weintraub was involved in a case recently that involved an employee who took offense at some political comments her employer made.
15. Fisher & Phillips Law Firm Opens Memphis Office
- Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Fisher & Phillips LLP, a national labor and employment law firm, has opened an office in Memphis.
16. Jeff Fisher Interviews for Dolphins Coaching Job
- Wednesday, January 04, 2012
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) – Jeff Fisher landed at the Miami Dolphins' complex Tuesday. Now the question is whether the Dolphins will land Fisher.
17. Fisher & Arnold Recognized as Employer of Year
- Tuesday, November 22, 2011
The Tennessee Society of Professional Engineers has selected Memphis-based architecture and engineering firm Fisher & Arnold Inc. for its coveted “Outstanding Employer of the Year” Award for 2011.
18. Business Diversification
- Monday, May 02, 2011
The engineering and architectural firms that have weathered the storm over the last four years all seem to have one common thread – diversification.
The goal is to make the clients’ experiences as efficient as possible by offering both architectural and engineering services under one roof is proving more and more to be the model.
19. Memphis Architecture Firms Recognized for Excellence
- Wednesday, April 27, 2011
The Memphis chapter of the American Institute of Architects honored the city’s top firms for their contributions to excellence in design during the annual Celebration of Architecture Gala April 16 at Ballet Memphis, 7950 Trinity Road.
20. Edmundson Northstar Institute Provides Biz Tools to Mid Market
- Monday, November 01, 2010
Business news headlines tend to be dominated by Fortune 500 companies or the masses of mom-and-pop shops on Main Street, but Ken Edmundson found his business niche by offering tools for those in the middle.
21. Few Engineering Firms Credit Stimulus For Survival
- Tuesday, August 17, 2010
The federal stimulus program has been very, very good to the Pickering Firm Inc., a Memphis-based engineering company.
22. Levitt Shell Adds Development Director
- Wednesday, August 04, 2010
Debra Czestochowski has joined Levitt Shell as the organization’s first development director.
Hometown: Macomb, Ill.
Education: B.A. in English, University of Illinois
Work experience: More than 30 years advancing nonprofit organizations in higher education and the performing arts, including a decade with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra before joining the Levitt Shell staff.
Family: My husband, Joseph, heads International Arts Inc., based in Chicago and Memphis. Our son, Stefan, is a professional musician preparing for medical school. He lives in Chicago.
Favorite quote: “A good idea doesn’t care where it came from.” From Jeff Sanford, wise Memphian and fellow Midwesterner.
Who has had the greatest influence on you? My Grandpa Kindred, who raised his siblings and built a farm for his family and was the kindest man I have known. No one could have had a more perfect surname.
What drew you to the Levitt Shell? The irresistible opportunity to join those who have regenerated a Memphis treasure in order to build community and diversity through free music and education.
What do you consider your greatest professional accomplishments? Reaching fundraising goals is deeply satisfying, but it is most significant to me to achieve those goals via servant leadership, which focuses on facilitating the progress of others. I thank Leadership Memphis for acquainting me with the literature in this field.
What do you most enjoy about your work? I enjoy the creativity and commitment of those around me – staff, board and volunteers. I enjoy the expressions on the faces of those who gather for each concert. I enjoy seeing families together, children dancing and musicians absorbing the energy of the experience as they perform. An evening at the Levitt Shell is joyful. It is what this world should be.
23. Different Twain Perspective Featured In Germantown Community Theatre’s ‘Is He Dead?’
- Monday, September 14, 2009
Many great artists had one or more works that never saw the light of day until after the artist’s own death. Germantown Community Theatre (GCT) hopes to use one such unsung masterpiece to show a very different side of a legendary American author.
24. Rawson Named President Of Benefit Recover Inc.
- Wednesday, October 15, 2008
Win Rawson has been named president of Memphis-based Benefit Recover Inc.
Rawson joined the company as general counsel in June 2007. Previously, he worked at Lawrence & Russell LLP, where he developed and managed employment and benefits litigation for several Fortune 100 clients.
25. Tutor Receives Transplant Nursing Excellence Award
- Wednesday, September 26, 2007
Dr. Ruth Tutor has received the 2007 Transplant Nursing Excellence Award from the International Transplant Nurses Society. Tutor is a Critical Care/Transplant Advance Practice Nurse at Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute. She has worked with transplant patients since 1985. She joined the nursing staff at the Transplant Institute in 2004.
26. CBU Business School to Honor Buckman
- Wednesday, October 26, 2005
Christian Brothers University's School of Business honors Memphis businessman/entrepreneur Robert Buckman at the school's annual Founders Dinner Saturday. Buckman is president and chairman of the board of The Applied Knowledge Group Inc. He also serves as chairman of the executive committee of the board of directors of Bulab Holdings Inc., parent company of Buckman Laboratories.
27. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 14, 2003
Cynthia Ham was selected for the American Association of Advertising Agencies client public relations committee
Cynthia Ham was selected for the American Association of Advertising Agencies client public relations committee. Ham was among 14 mark...
28. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, April 28, 2003
Calendar of events April 28-May 4
Calendar of events April 28-May 4
U.S. District Judge Bernice B. Donald will discuss Striving for Social Change and Equal Justice at 7 p.m. in Rhodes Colleges Blount Auditorium. She presides over t...
29. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, September 30, 2002
Calendar of events Sept
Calendar of events Sept. 30-Oct. 6
Greater Memphis Arts Council, 8 S. Third St., Suite 300, will feature Michael J. Hildebrands mixed media paintings through Oct. 18. The Art Museum at the University of Memp...
30. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 13, 1999
FDX Corp David J. Bronczek, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Federal Express Corp., has been tapped to succeed retiring president and chief executive officer Theodore L. Weise. Bronczek currently oversees the companys global o...
31. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, July 28, 1997
July 29 July 29 The International Television Association will meet at 11:30 a.m. at Davis Kidd Booksellers, 387 N. Perkins Ext. The topic will be video on the Internet. The speakers will be Robert Staub of LunaWeb and Steve Cox, who designs and deve...
32. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, July 21, 1997
July 21 July 21 East Memphis Business and Professional Women will meet at the Lulu Grille, 565 Erin Drive. Networking begins at 6 p.m., and dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. Lisa Montgomery of Womens News of the Mid-South and Brenda Snider of radio station...