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1. Pocket Park Takes Shape on Madison -

For several years, Scott Crosby, an attorney with Burch, Porter & Johnson PLLC and co-owner of The Brass Door restaurant on Madison Avenue Downtown, had considered what, if anything, could be done with the shuttered Burger King restaurant across the street, a decaying eyesore in an otherwise vibrant strip of the street.

2. Crosby Stresses Importance of Company Culture -

Dr. Scott Morris opens every meeting at the Church Health Center, the innovative Memphis-based health care organization he founded, with a prayer and a story.

3. Events -

Sales & Marketing Society of the Mid-South will meet Wednesday, May 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Church Health Center CEO G. Scott Morris will present “Selling the Church Health Center.” Cost for nonmembers is $35 at the door. Visit sms-midsouth.org.

4. Events -

The Memphis and Shelby County Office of Sustainability will hold an open house about the Mid-South Regional Greenprint and Sustainability Plan Tuesday, May 20, from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the North End Terminal, 444 N. Main St. Visit midsouthgreenprint.org.

5. Events -

Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital will host a ribbon cutting for its expanded and renovated emergency room Tuesday, May 20, at 10 a.m. at the hospital, 7691 Poplar Ave. Visit methodisthealth.org.

6. Experts Highlight Health Care Game-Changers -

Both before the Affordable Care Act became law and after, consumers viewed health care costs differently than they do other costs.

So said Dr. Scott Morris during a panel discussion at The Daily News Publishing Co. Inc.’s Health Care Reform seminar Thursday, April 3, at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art.

7. Harris Files Ford Challenge at Deadline -

Memphis City Council member Lee Harris is challenging Democratic state Sen. Ophelia Ford in the August primary for District 29, the Senate seat held by a member of the Ford family since 1975.

8. Events -

Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. and Memphis Medical Center partners will host Spring at the Park Thursday, April 3, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Health Sciences Park, at the corner of Madison Avenue and Dunlap Street. The event will include arts performances, food trucks and vendors. Cost is free. Call 576-7185.

9. Events -

Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, April 2, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. National Civil Rights Museum president Beverly Robertson will speak. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.

10. Events -

Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital will hold a stroke survivor group meeting Tuesday, April 1, at 5 p.m. in suite 250 of Medical Office Building A, 7655 Poplar Ave. Stroke survivors will discuss caregiving issues; partners and family will discuss time and stress management. Call 516-6929.

11. Events -

Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital will hold a stroke survivor group meeting Tuesday, April 1, at 5 p.m. in suite 250 of Medical Office Building A, 7655 Poplar Ave. Stroke survivors will discuss caregiving issues; partners and family will discuss time and stress management. Call 516-6929.

12. Caught in the Middle -

Even before the Affordable Care Act came along, Deborah Casey was living between a logistical rock and an economic hard place. Casey, a 61-year-old widow, draws a monthly Social Security check based on her husband’s earnings. She works part-time for Shelby County (no benefits), and to continue receiving the same amount in that Social Security check, she has to keep tabs on how much she makes. This is exactly how someone who wants to provide for herself winds up on a “fixed income.”

13. Seminar Explores Complicated Details of Health Care Law -

The Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as Obamacare, became law in 2010.

But the law has grown and changed so much since then that its pages number more than 25,000, and if you stack them one on top of another they are more than 10 feet high, says Tim Finnell, founder and president of Group Benefits LLC.

14. Stewart Joins Metal Museum as Collections Manager -

Grace Stewart has joined the Metal Museum as collections manager/registrar. Stewart, who previously served as registrar for the National Civil Rights Museum for a year and a half, says her goals are to help grow and define the Museum’s permanent collection and facilitate greater access to the collection through exhibits and education opportunities.

15. Telling Her Own Story -

Long before she was running her own business and co-writing a book, “Women in High Gear,” Amy Howell was a little girl in overdrive.

16. Church Health Center Expands Wellness Facility -

Church Health Center Wellness is expanding its medical presence within its 80,000-square-foot wellness and fitness center as part of an increasingly integrated health care philosophy, adding five exam rooms to accommodate demand from its uninsured, working patient population.

17. Crosstown Developers Eye Project’s ‘Magic in the Mix’ -

It would seem the only thing that might hold up the locomotive that is the Sears Crosstown $180 million renovation at this point is a much-needed $15 million from the city of Memphis.

A lot of money, but not enough to worry project developers Todd Richardson and McLean Wilson, whose analogy – and attitude – is more pedal power than steam driven.

18. Crosstown Developers Eye Project’s ‘Magic in the Mix’ -

It would seem the only thing that might hold up the locomotive that is the Sears Crosstown $180 million renovation at this point is a much-needed $15 million from the city of Memphis.

A lot of money, but not enough to worry project developers Todd Richardson and McLean Wilson, whose analogy – and attitude – is more pedal power than steam driven.

19. Local Health Care Changes Limited So Far, Doctors Say -

The Oct. 1 start of enrollment in health care exchanges may be the most visible part of the Affordable Care Act so far.

But changes to insurance and health care nationally already are about something other than lowering health care costs or widening access to health care and health insurance coverage.

20. Chisley Named CEO of Methodist North Hospital -

Gyasi C. Chisley has joined Methodist North Hospital as CEO. In his new role, Chisley will lead thousands of associates and aligned and contracted medical staff. He says that as health care transitions from volume to value, his platform is to grow outpatient practices, physicians and services while creating a viable patient-centered environment.

21. Green Shoots -

The busiest time of the year along the Shelby Farms Greenline is also the busiest time of the year for Cheffie’s, an example of a business that is a direct beneficiary of being near the Tillman Street end of the greenline that extends east to Shelby Farms Park.

22. Historic Transformation -

Around nine years ago Scott Blake was walking to St. Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral when he noticed a window in the tower at the historic James Lee House in Victorian Village had been blown out, exposing it to the elements.

23. Dunavant Public Service Awards Nominations Sought -

After being grounded last year under doctor’s orders, former Saks Inc. CEO Brad Martin will be the keynote speaker this year for the 2013 Bobby Dunavant Public Service Awards.

24. Public Relations Society Honors Duncan Williams -

The Memphis chapter of the Public Relations Society of America has named Duncan F. Williams, president of Duncan-Williams Inc., as its 2013 Communicator of The Year.

25. Public Relations Society Names Duncan Williams 'Communicator of the Year' -

The Memphis chapter of the Public Relations Society of America has named Duncan F. Williams, president of Duncan-Williams Inc., as its 2013 Communicator of The Year.

26. Helping Hands -

When racers and supporters gather this weekend for the food, games and competition that all will be part of the Church Health Center’s 5K/10K and 1-mile Family Fun Walk, they’ll be part of something more than a race and something more meaningful than fun and games.

27. Midtown Gears Up for Largest Rock for Love Benefit -

From Overton Square to the Hi-Tone Cafe to the Levitt Shell, Midtown Memphis is gearing up to “Rock for Love.”

Now in its sixth year, the annual music-based fundraiser for Memphis’ Church Health Center – the nation’s largest faith-based health care ministry for working, uninsured people and their families – will take place over a four-day period from Thursday, Sept. 6, through Sunday, Sept. 9.

28. Medical Providers Excited About Crosstown Potential -

The health care partners who’ve committed to having a physical presence in the soon-to-be-redeveloped Sears Crosstown Tower say they’re excited about the opportunities to join forces in promoting health and wellness in the Memphis community.

29. Lee House Development Could Propel District -

In the 19th century, Victorian Village was home to Memphis’ elite.

Nowadays, the 10-square-block area in Downtown Memphis has one of the highest concentrations of historic structures in the city, with 24 properties on the National Register of Historic Places within four blocks.

30. Expanding Care -

The Church Health Center, which serves uninsured working people and their families, continues to expand its outreach, recently unveiling a new, state-of-the-art dental clinic at 266 S. Cleveland St. at Linden Avenue.

31. Life as Touring Musician Preps Stockwell for PR Role -

Punk-rock musician Marvin Stockwell says life on the road touring the United States, Canada and Europe with his band Pezz uniquely prepared him for his professional role as longtime public relations manager at the Church Health Center.

32. City Council Committee Approves Lee House Transfer -

The Economic Development, Tourism and Technology Committee of the Memphis City Council approved Tuesday, Aug. 7, the $1 transfer of the James Lee house in Downtown Memphis’ Victorian Village from the city of Memphis to The James Lee House LLC, a corporation led by local developer Jose Velazquez.

33. Court’s Ruling Won’t Impact Orgs.’ Missions -

In 1987, Dr. Scott Morris, a physician and United Methodist minister, founded the Church Health Center, a health care ministry that serves the working poor and their families.

34. Public Servants -

The two winners of the 2012 Bobby Dunavant Public Service Awards thanked their coworkers Wednesday, Feb. 22, as they were honored by the family of the late Probate Court clerk and the Rotary Club of Memphis East.

35. Caesars Mid-South Awarded for Philanthropy -

Caesars Entertainment Mid-South Region, which includes Harrah’s, Horseshoe and Tunica Roadhouse casinos, has been awarded the Partners in Philanthropy award from the Memphis Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

36. The Next Link -

The next front in the city’s greenline movement is along the floodwalls of Chelsea Avenue in North Memphis.

Greater Memphis Greenline Inc. plans to develop a 2.5-mile section of an old railway into the Chelsea Avenue Greenline, a multiuse trail that will connect Overton Park with Uptown.

37. Parish Nurse Resource Center Moves to Memphis -

It’s been a landmark year for the Memphis-based Church Health Center, which provides access to quality health care for the city’s vast population of uninsured citizens.

From the release of founding executive director Dr. Scott Morris’ book, “Health Care You Can Live With” – which saw him giving print, radio and television interviews with media outlets from Los Angeles to New York – to a CBS national news feature spotlighting the nonprofit’s mission to serve the working poor, Americans from coast to coast have become familiar with the Church Health Center’s work.

38. Rock for Love to Again Benefit Church Health Center -

More than two dozen Memphis musical acts – from the Bo Keys to the Subteens to Star & Micey – will take the stage between Thursday, Aug. 18, and Sunday, Aug. 21, to “Rock for Love” at the Hi-Tone Cafe, 1930 Poplar Ave., and two other venues.

39. Rock for Love: A Benefit With Edge -

Five years ago, Marvin Stockwell and Jeff Hulett, the Church Health Center’s guitar-swinging public relations duo, decided to throw a benefit concert featuring local and regional bands.

40. Health Care Seminar Tackles Tough Issues -

The topic was contentious, but the discourse remained civil Thursday, July 14, during The Daily News’ Healthcare Reform Seminar, the third in a series of six seminars hosted by the newspaper this year.

41. Seminar To Detail Reform’s Effect on Biz -

Philip Johnson is partner with Argyle Benefits Consultants LLC, a chartered life underwriter and certified employee benefits specialist, so he more than understands the ins and outs of federal health care reform, including how the legislation will impact large and small businesses, as well as individuals.

42. Renewed Vision -

Victorian Village Inc. executive director Scott Blake has spent the past five years diligently working to revitalize the neighborhood he calls home, and a slew of recent projects indicate Victorian Village could be on the cusp of a renaissance.

43. Seminar to Examine Health Care Reform -

One of the most contentious and complex issues facing the nation today will be the focus of the latest seminar hosted by The Daily News.

Health care reform will be the topic at hand on Thursday, July 14, at 3:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, 1934 Poplar Ave.

44. Morris to Discuss Spiritual Connection to Health -

Church Health Center founder Dr. Scott Morris will appear on WKNO-TV Wednesday to discuss his book, “Health Care You Can Live With: Discover Wholeness in Body and Spirit.”

45. Book Outlines Morris’ Ideals for Health, Well-Being -

Back when Dr. Scott Morris, CEO of the Church Health Center, was a fourth-year medical student on a summer research project in Zimbabwe, he met with a nyanga, or witch doctor, to better understand the relationship between faith and healing.

46. Burch Porter & Johnson Attorneys Recognized -

Fifteen Burch, Porter & Johnson PLLC attorneys have been included in the 2010 edition of Mid-South Super Lawyers.

47. Grubb & Ellis’ deWitt Appointed To MAAR Commercial Council -

Greg deWitt of Grubb & Ellis Co. has been appointed to the Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial Council. He will take over one of the council’s director seats next year before becoming the council’s vice president in 2012.

48. Physician's Tool -

It takes a special place for people to change old habits that cause chronic health conditions.

The Church Health Center Wellness has received recognition for being that kind of place. It is the first gym in the Mid-South and one of only 14 in the nation to receive certification from the Medical Fitness Association.

49. Butler Snow Attorneys Named in Best Lawyers Publication -

Sixty-one attorneys from Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada PLLC – including 14 from the company’s Memphis office – have been named to Best Lawyers in America 2011. Company-wide, Butler Snow has 16 lawyers who have been listed in Best Lawyers for at least 10 years.

50. Vaught Expands Sports Toy Line -

Vaught Sports, which launched a product last year for tennis practice in tight spaces, is expanding its line into other sports.

When the next World Cup is held in Brazil in 2014, officials with the Memphis-based company hope thousands of young players will be honing their soccer skills with one of its new Rebounder products.

51. Huey’s ‘World-Famous’ Burger Turns 40 -

It might have been called “Hamburgers for Healing,” but perhaps that would be too cheesy and obvious. The 40th anniversary party of Huey’s restaurants in Memphis will offer live music and the eatery’s world-famous burgers with hope in every mouthful.

52. Applicants Submit Resumes to Head CCC -

A search for successors to departing Center City Commission president Jeff Sanford has generated significant local interest.

Out of more than 70 applicants who submitted resumes to the CCC’s executive search team, the field appears to be narrowing to around 20 people who most closely fit the job description.

53. Back to Life -

A new chapter is about to be written in the story of a historic Memphis neighborhood once populated by statesmen, land barons and wealthy cotton merchants.

Area stakeholders have several projects in the works to breathe new life into Victorian Village.

54. Burch Porter Attys Honored By Mid-South Super Lawyers -

Fourteen attorneys at Burch, Porter & Johnson PLLC have been included in the 2009 edition of Mid-South Super Lawyers.

55. AP IMPACT: Tobacco Execs Quickly Find Tax Loophole -

WASHINGTON (AP) - When President Barack Obama signed a law expanding children's health insurance this spring, he slapped tobacco companies with huge tax increases to pay for it.

It didn't take long for the companies to find a multimillion-dollar loophole.

56. Service First: Nonprofit orgs struggle to balance client needs with funding shortages -

Rahema Barber gazed into the void of the Power House. It looked as though all the art had been wiped away: blank walls, empty rooms and silent space.

What had been a center of creative energy was about to become a shuttered building once again – just six years after the nonprofit Delta Axis had transformed the old coal plant into a venue for contemporary art and film.

57. Dress Newest Pathologist At Pathology Group of the MidSouth -

Dr. Matthew A. Dress has joined Pathology Group of the MidSouth PC as its newest pathologist.

Before joining Pathology Group of the MidSouth, Dress served as the chief resident in anatomic and clinical pathology at the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Tennessee. He then completed a fellowship in hematopathology at the University of Rochester Medical Center-Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, N.Y. 

58. Minister-Doctors Marry Medicine, Faith -

Drs. Kenneth Robinson, Scott Morris and Clay Jackson use Bibles along with stethoscopes.

They are doctors who minister. Rather than seeing a divide between science and spirituality, they recognize correlations with what can be accomplished through medicine and what can be achieved through faith.

59. There Goes the Neighborhood: New hope emerges in one of Memphis’ roughest areas -

Hope and despair have co-existed for a long time along the stretch of Poplar Avenue between Danny Thomas Boulevard and Decatur Street. And for the past two years, the area has seen more change than just about any other inner-city avenue in Memphis.

60. Events -

The Greater Memphis Chamber Humana Health Series will be today from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Crescent Club, Poplar Ave., Suite 909. The speaker panel will include Craig Becker of the Tennessee Hospital Association, Bob Gordon of Baptist Memorial Health Care and Dave Archer of Saint Francis Hospital. For reservations, contact Angela Michaels at 543-3546 or amichaels@memphischamber.com.

61. Company Makes Tennis Training Available to Everyone -

Vaught Sports is making it possible for people to learn tennis skills who don’t live near a court or can’t afford a country club membership.

The company, which is a division of Memphis-based Great Southern Corp., is marketing the Elasti-Stroke Tennis Training System and about to launch the Instant Tennis Kit.

62. CHC Documentary To Screen in Midtown -

“Getwell,” a documentary about the Church Health Center, will screen twice May 7 at Studio on the Square.

Shot over the past three years, “Getwell” was co-directed and produced by Patrick Sheehan and Gannon Weaver for their production company Eyeline Films. The film examines the uninsured crisis in the United States and the Church Health Center’s ongoing mission to provide health care to uninsured people and their families.

63. Rosa Becomes GM at Holiday Inn-Wolfchase -

Chris Rosa has been named general manger of the Holiday Inn and Suites Memphis-Wolfchase. Rosa will be responsible for day-to-day operations of the property. He previously served as vice president of operations for Equity Estates, general manger at the Sheraton Meadowlands and area manger of the Crowne Plaza Ravinia in Atlanta. Rosa also has been named General Manager of the Year by Patriot American Hotels and Hotelier of the Year by the Connecticut Hospitality Association.

64. Round-the-Clock Retail Hours Attract the Unsleepy -

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (AP) - It's 1:22 a.m. on the day before Christmas Eve and Keith McRae is exactly 10 minutes into his holiday shopping list.

65. Harrah’s Names New Regional President -

Harrah’s Entertainment has named a new regional president to supervise management of casinos in Mississippi and North Carolina.

R. Scott Barber will move to the Memphis area from Atlantic City, N.J., in late January. He will replace Bill Wright, who was general manager of the Tunica casinos until a month ago, said Valerie Morris, regional vice president of communications and community affairs.

66. Harrah’s Names New Regional President - Harrah’s Entertainment has named a new regional president to supervise management of casinos in Mississippi and North Carolina.

R. Scott Barber will move to the Memphis area from Atlantic City, N.J., in late January. He will replace Bill Wright, who was general manager of the Tunica casinos until a month ago, said Valerie Morris, regional vice president of communications and community affairs.

“He will be taking on additional responsibilities for the Cherokee, N.C., property and also the Margaritaville property in Biloxi,” Morris said. “He will be a regional president versus a divisional president.”

Wright managed the Tunica casinos for three years before his departure.

The management change will not have any impact on Harrah’s decision to close its Memphis corporate offices and consolidate those operations in Las Vegas, Morris said.

Ricky Busey, the assistant general manager of Harrah’s Tunica, and Sherri Pucci Sosa, the assistant general manager for the Horseshoe and Sheraton Casinos in Tunica, will report to Barber.

The Margaritaville property is still under construction.

Barber is now senior vice president and general manager at Harrah’s Atlantic City. His promotion is pending approval by state regulators.

Harrah’s, which is one of the Mid-South’s largest employers, has more than 4,000 people working at its Tunica properties.

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67. Church Health Center Sees Growing Demand -

More patients from more diverse backgrounds are calling on the Church Health Center as people lose insurance because of the economic downturn.

The nonprofit organization, which provides medical services to working people without health insurance, has experienced a 70 percent increase in new patient orientations from a year ago, said Marvin Stockwell, public relations manager for the CHC.

68. Events -

The Mid-South Area Business Travel Association will hold a luncheon today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse, 6245 Poplar Ave. My Harrison, special agent in charge of the Memphis Field Office of the FBI, will discuss safety and security. Cost is $25 for members and $40 for guests. For more information, visit www.msabta.com.

69. Events -

Talk Shoppe will present “Using the Seven Persuasions to Increase Your Sales” today from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call Jo Garner at 759-7808.

70. Events -

The East Memphis Kiwanis Club will meet today at noon at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Clark Converse with La Paloma Treatment Center will speak. For more information or reservations, e-mail Mathis Young at mathis.young@bankparagon.com.

71. Hennessy Joins Board Of Opportunity Scholarship Trust -

Scott C. Hennessy, president and chief executive officer of True Temper Sports, has joined the board of directors of Memphis Opportunity Scholarship Trust.

Hennessy will help direct the operations and growth of the nonprofit organization, which provides scholarships and tuition assistance. Hennessy also serves on the Board of Governors of the National Golf Foundation.

72. Victorian Village Stakeholders Look To Reshape Park -

The six-acre park at Poplar Avenue and Manassas Street has two basketball courts, two playground areas, a medium-size pavilion - and a bad reputation.

Area stakeholders say Morris Park, which covers an entire city block, regularly attracts drug dealers and homeless people. Recent crime data are similarly unflattering. More than 100 criminal incidents were reported within a half-mile of the park in the past month alone, according to The Daily News Online, www.memphisdailynews.com.

73. Take Back! Mayoral Resignation Saga Marches On -

Less than a week after he said he was going to give up the office of mayor in July, Willie Herenton has taken back what originally seemed to be a simple but stunning plan to leave the mayor's office with plenty of notice.

74. Spiegel to Begin Work Friday as CEO At Methodist University Hospital -

Kevin M. Spiegel Friday will begin work as chief executive officer and administrator of Methodist University Hospital.

Spiegel is board-certified in health care administration and is a fellow in the American College of Health Care Executives. He previously served as president and chief operating officer of Trumbull Memorial Hospital in Warren, Ohio.

75. 'Sicko' Raises Flags About Larger Health Care Issues -

Michael Moore films are intended to raise the dander, and channeling that anger into thoughtful discussion was the aim of a recent screening of "Sicko" at Rhodes College.

Steve Haynes, a professor of religious studies at Rhodes, hosted the event. It was followed by a lively open discussion with Scott Morris, a family practice doctor and the Methodist minister who started the Church Health Center, which serves the working poor.

76. Church Health's MorrisHonored by AMA -      Dr. Scott Morris, founder and executive director of the Church Health Center, has been named the recipient of the 2008 Pride in the Profession award.
     The award is presented by the Ameri

77. BioImaging Symposium Opens Today at U of M -

When more than 200 experts in medical imaging gather in Memphis starting today, they'll indulge their passion for peering deep inside of human bodies.

But the overall theme is on making imaging technology more useful at a time when the cost of imaging seems, to some, to be exorbitant compared to the benefits.

78. Fifth Term Secured, Herenton Looks To Future Agenda -

This is the first week of the rest of Willie Herenton's political life.

Herenton, who was re-elected as Memphis mayor for an unprecedented fifth term Thursday, won't take the oath of office until January. But he began signaling during the final days of the campaign that a fifth term would see a renewed emphasis on past goals he has not pursued with much vigor in recent years.

79. Events -

The American Society for Training and Development will host a one-day conference for learning and networking today from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis hotel, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Cost to attend is $30. Visit www.astdmemphis.org for more information.

80. Smart Clings to Claim He's Broke, Represents Himself -

Forest Hill cemeteries and funeral homes owner Clayton Smart will act as his own attorney at least for the time being.

Criminal Court Judge W. Otis Higgs made the ruling Wednesday at the end of another hearing in which Smart repeatedly claimed he didn't have any money to hire an attorney.

81. Ready to Rock -

When Dr. Scott Morris settles into the front row at a benefit concert later this month in honor of the nonprofit clinic he started 20 years ago, he, like the rest of the crowd, will be ready for some loud exuberant rock music.

82. Things Go From Hot To Smoking Hot In Election Contests -

With one week to the filing deadline for the Oct. 4 Memphis city elections, 124 citizens have thought seriously enough about running for the 15 offices on the ballot to check out qualifying petitions. Nearly 40 had filed by the end of the first week.

83. Media-Buying Company Focuses On Small-Market Radio Stations -      In last year's state Senate race, a radio spot for Democrat John Wilder talked about how he'd juggled his legislative duties while caring for his dying wife, Marcelle.
     The couple had be

84. Barrow Named Chef de Cuisine At Capriccio Grill -

The Peabody Hotel has named Brian Barrow chef de cuisine for Capriccio Grill, an Italian steakhouse. Barrow began his culinary career at 27. He attended Johnson & Wales University's College of Culinary Arts in Miami. He previously was a chef at the Ambassador Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and with Do & Co International Catering.

85. Mayor Herenton's Executive Assistant Moves to MLGW -

Gale Jones Carson has been named director of corporate communications for Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division. In her new executive-level position, she will report directly to MLGW president and CEO Joseph Lee III. She previously was executive assistant to Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton.

86. Church Health CenterSponsors Health Conference -      The fifth annual clergy conference, "Faith & Health: Making the Connection," will take place Nov. 2. Author Rev. Barbara Brown Taylor will give the keynote address at the free, day-long conference, which focuses on the p

87. Church Health Center Offers Praise, Empowerment - Not Preaching -     The Church Health Center is hosting "Gotta Keep Moving," a day-long series of workshops focused on improving African-American health June 24 at 10 a.m. at 1115 Union Ave.
    Leading the workshops will

88. Nonprofit Clinic Expands in Wake of TennCare Cuts -

Anyone who's watched media reports over the past year has seen it: tense drama over thousands of TennCare enrollees that is still playing out in the governor's mansion, almost every municipality and in the homes of countless working poor people across the state.

89. Mathews Named to New Post at FedEx Institute -

Eric Mathews was named associate director of corporate research and development at the University of Memphis FedEx Institute of Technology. Mathews previously served FIT in temporary roles directing research and business development and was part of the institute's founding executive management. He earned a bachelor's degree from Rhodes College and a master's degree from the University of Memphis.

90. Local Resident Named Land Realtor of America -

Keith Morris of 4M Land Co. in Somerville was honored with the 2005 Land Realtor of America award by the Realtors Land Institute. Morris, current president of the Tennesseen RLI chapter, is the first Tennessean to receive the award. He graduated from the University of Memphis.

91. Public Administrator Named for Probate Court -

The Shelby County Commission appointed Scott Peatross to the position of public administrator in Shelby County Probate Court. Peatross is a partner in the law firm of Bateman Gibson LLC. He graduated from Rhodes College and Tulane Law School.

92. Archived Article: Lead - By Andy Meek

Victorian Village Readies for Rehab

New homes go up in historic, but neglected, neighborhood

ANDY MEEK

The Daily News

New homes are becoming more common in Victorian Village, the Downtown Memphis neighborhood known for it...

93. Archived Article: Trends - Nicole hernandez:

More Health Options Enter as Downtown Grows

ANDY MEEK

The Daily News

When it comes to demand for new medical offerings, Downtowns future appears to be the picture of health.

Center City Commission president Jeff Sanf...

94. Archived Article: Lead - Outlook Positive for Commercial Market

Outlook Positive for Commercial Market

Retail growth spurs real estate market heading into 2005

LANCE ALLAN

The Daily News

Following several years of post-9/11 uncertainty, the commercial real es...

95. Archived Article: Events - The Kiwanis Club of Memphis meets at noon Wednesday in the Skyway at the Peabody, 149 Union Ave

Mpact Memphis presents Tap into Memphis at 6:30 p.m. today at Brookhaven Pub & Grill, 695 W. Brookhaven Circle. The event is a networking opportun...

96. Archived Article: Events - Mpact Memphis hosts a leadership luncheon from noon to 2 p

Mpact Memphis hosts a leadership luncheon from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Plaza Club, 175 Toyota Plaza, Suite 200. Dr. Scott Morris, Church Health Center founder, is the keynote spea...

97. Archived Article: Real - Major Outdoor Retailer Coming to Hacks Cross Area

Winchester Corridor Continues to Expand

LANCE ALLAN

The Daily News

A national outdoors retailer is preparing to enter the Memphis market, choosing a thriving stretch of Winchester Road fo...

98. Archived Article: Discount Club (lead) - Hickory Hill Gains New Retailer

Discount Retailer Debuts in Hickory Hill

World Discount Club owners plan to expand nationwide

LANCE ALLAN

The Daily News

After years marked by vacancies, the Hickory Ridge Commons shopping center is mak...

99. Archived Article: Hh Retail (lead) - Hickory Hill

As Hickory Hill Evolves, Retailers Adapt

Stores shift focus to local, not regional, shoppers

LANCE ALLAN

The Daily News

It wasnt so long ago that Metro Memphis had two major retail centers, each anchored by a sparkling ne...

100. Archived Article: Special Report2 - New home construction pushes outwardly

Residential Growth Pushes Outward

More developers eye Fayette County for new home sites

ANDREW BELL

The Daily News

Shelby County residential construction continued at a robust pace during first q...