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1. Sales Tax Hike Early Voting Expands
- Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Early voting in the last elections of 2013 expands Tuesday, Nov. 12, to 15 satellite voting sites across Memphis.
The early voting period, underway since Nov. 1 and ending Nov. 16, is for the only citywide election of an unusually busy political year that has featured 11 elections in three months.
2. 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.
3. Birchett Memorial Service Set for Saturday
- Friday, August 23, 2013
Memphis publisher and entrepreneur Tina Birchett will be remembered at a memorial service Saturday, Aug. 24, at Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church, 70 N. Bellevue Boulevard.
4. Healthy Church Challenge Tackles Obesity Epidemic
- Wednesday, January 30, 2013
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee’s second annual Healthy Church Challenge 100-day weight loss competition for churches in West Tennessee is set to get under way on Saturday, Feb. 2.
This year’s challenge is anticipated to include more than 50 local churches that will get the chance to compete for cash prizes to benefit their churches and health ministries.
5. UT Med Students Receive White Coats at Ceremony
- Friday, August 17, 2012
The College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will welcome students, family and friends to Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church, 70 N. Bellevue Blvd., Friday, Aug. 17, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. for the institution’s annual White Coat Ceremony.
6. Ohio State Univ. Dean Shipp to Address SCO Grads
- Thursday, May 17, 2012
Dr. Melvin Shipp, dean of the Ohio State University College of Optometry and the first optometrist to serve as president of the American Public Health Association, will address graduates Friday, May 18, at the Southern College of Optometry’s commencement ceremony in Memphis.
- Friday, May 13, 2011
The Baccalaureate Service for the 162nd Session of Rhodes College will be held Friday at 3 p.m. at Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church, 70 N. Bellevue Blvd.
- Thursday, May 12, 2011
Lipscomb Pitts Breakfast Club will hold a technology lunch and learn with State Systems Inc. Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Old Venice Pizza Co., 368 Perkins Road Extended. The topic is “Impact of Emerging Technology on Cabling Systems.” For reservations, contact Debbie Jones at 531-6564 or email@example.com.
- Wednesday, May 11, 2011
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at its office, 5100 Poplar Ave., suite 502. Participants will review the essential best practices of fundraising and critical issues that must be addressed to be successful. Cost is $99 for members, $150 for nonmembers and $89 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
10. Muller Brings Love for Memphis to Chamber
- Monday, February 07, 2011
In the eyes of Dexter Muller, Memphis’ shining attribute is that it’s too big for its britches.
Memphis is the smallest city in the country that has a NBA team, an airline hub and a zoo with a panda exhibit.
11. CT Groups Provide Support in Job Search
- Thursday, October 07, 2010
For Memphians who are out of work but in the know, an organization called The CT Groups offers moral support, opportunities to network, training in technology and insight into what it takes to get hired, 2010-style.
12. Hunters Donate Venison for the Hungry
- Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Thanks to the generosity of area deer hunters, plenty of venison was given to hungry folks during the 2008-2009 season.
A record 100,888 pounds of ground venison was handed out throughout much of the state, according to the Tennessee Wildlife Federation, which runs the Hunters for the Hungry Program.
13. MED Town Hall Meetings Scheduled
- Tuesday, March 02, 2010
A series of town hall meetings have been scheduled to inform citizens about efforts to keep The Regional Medical Center at Memphis in operation and what they can do to help.
The meetings are scheduled for Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. This week, the meeting will be held at the Bartlett Public Library, 5884 Stage Road.
14. There Goes the Neighborhood: New hope emerges in one of Memphis’ roughest areas
- Monday, July 06, 2009
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.
15. City Seeks Grant To Raze Libertyland
- Friday, May 29, 2009
The city of Memphis is angling for a chunk of the federal government’s stimulus money to pay for a trio of projects, one of which is a small piece of the Mid-South Fairgrounds redevelopment.
The city wants to use $1.5 million in Community Development Block Grant Recovery (CDBG-R) funds to tear down the shuttered Libertyland amusement park. The city’s vision for Libertyland’s sliver of the fairgrounds calls for putting soccer and baseball fields around that plot of the 170-acre property.
16. Church Health Center Sees Growing Demand
- Tuesday, December 09, 2008
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.
17. Red Cross Seeks Gustav Evacuee Assistance
- Thursday, September 04, 2008
The Mid-South Chapter of the American Red Cross is asking Mid-Southerners for assistance with Hurricane Gustav evacuees.
The Red Cross is asking for donations of clothes, toiletries and air mattresses. They do not accept used items of any kind.
18. Obama, Huckabee Dominate Shelby in Tenn. Primaries
- Thursday, February 07, 2008
The presidential primary season came to a rain-soaked and stormy end Tuesday evening in Memphis even as some voters were still showing up at the polls.
Democratic Sen. Barack Obama and Republican Mike Huckabee carried Shelby County in Tuesday's Tennessee presidential primaries in which 24 percent of Shelby County's 611,000 registered voters cast ballots.
19. Obama, Huckabee Carry Shelby In Tn Primary
- Wednesday, February 06, 2008
Democratic Sen. Barack Obama and Republican Mike Huckabee carried Shelby County in Tuesday’s Tennessee presidential primaries.
Huckabee went on to win statewide in the GOP contest while New York Sen. Hillary Clinton took the statewide Democratic primary.
- Thursday, January 24, 2008
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors will hold a seminar titled "WHM: Getting Your Buyer Qualified For Affordable Financing" today from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the MAAR offices, 6393 Poplar Ave. Cost is $40 for members and $60 for nonmembers. Registration is available by visiting www.maar.org/ce.
- Wednesday, January 23, 2008
Rhodes College will host Charlie Cook, political analyst and publisher of the nonpartisan newsletter "The Cook Political Report," today at 7:30 p.m. in Barrett Hall on the Rhodes campus. Cook will discuss the 2008 primaries and presidential election. For more information, call Meg Carne at 843-3840.
- Tuesday, January 22, 2008
masterIT, a local network solutions company, will host an open house today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its corporate offices, 8024 Stage Hills Blvd. in Bartlett. Attendees can experience live demos and discuss new business technology. This event is free and open to the public. For more information or to register, visit www.master-IT.com/truckevent.html or call 377-7891.
23. Choate's Air Conditioning & Heating Prides Itself On Keeping Customers No. 1
- Monday, May 14, 2007
Chris Choate has fond memories of riding to service calls with his father, Joe, when he was a young boy.
Joe Choate, who founded Choate's Air Conditioning & Heating in 1958, allowed his son to spend many afternoons riding with him. Perhaps one of the most vivid memories, one which has instilled in Chris the principles that motivate him today, took place when he was 7 or 8 and Joe gave his own shoes to a hobo. The man approached Chris' dad and asked for some duct tape to hold his shoes together.
- Tuesday, July 25, 2006
The Memphis Regional Chamber holds an orientation meeting Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at 22 N. Front St., Ste. 200. Contact Sally Minor Cook at 543-3546 or firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
25. Electoral Forum PlannedFor Thursday Night
- Monday, July 24, 2006
Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church hosts a free non-partisan electoral forum Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the church's sanctuary, 70 N. Bellevue Blvd.
With more than 140 races appearing on the election ball
26. Businesses Gain Hope From Higher Calling
- Wednesday, July 05, 2006
When people go to church on Sunday, they usually don't expect to hear about the business world. However, some pastors have brought economics into their ministry.
One of the ministries affecting local businesses is Bust a Move Monday (BAMM), a program of New Olivet Baptist Church at 3084 Southern Ave.
- Tuesday, June 06, 2006
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial Council meets today from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. in the Martin Edwards Jr. Education Center, 6393 Poplar Ave. The topic for the forum is "Leasing to Institutions (Without Getting Institutionalized!)." Cost is free for MAAR Commercial Council members and $20 for non-members. Call 818-2428 to register.
28. University of Memphis Law School Hosts Golf Classic
- Monday, June 05, 2006
The University of Memphis' Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law hosts "Drive for Downtown" Golf Classic, which starts at 8 a.m. at Spring Creek Ranch, 380 S. Collierville-Arlington Road. The tournament begins with breakfast and registration at 8 a.m. followed by a golf clinic at 9 a.m. and a shotgun start at 10 a.m. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the law school. Contact Will Zoccola at 526-8382 or Leah Prost at 678-4299 for more information.
- Friday, April 07, 2006
The Tennessee Child Care Facilities Corp. conducts a small business development seminar Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Norris Road Church of Christ, 1055 Norris Road. The class focuses on all aspects of starting and running a child care business. Cost to attend is $25. Call (888) 413-2232.
- Thursday, April 06, 2006
The Small Business Chamber presents a Chamber in Action (CIA) meeting today from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Regions Bank, 6200 Poplar Ave. New member orientation begins at 4:30 p.m. Complimentary light refreshments will be served. Call 259-1093 or visit www.smallbusinesschamber.com for more information.
31. Getting It Done:
- Tuesday, March 28, 2006
It was six months after Hurricane Katrina roared across the Gulf Coast, and government officials were stuck in an inefficient bureaucratic muck. Embattled former FEMA director Michael Brown sat down with an NBC Nightly News reporter in February to defend his department's much-maligned response to the storm.
32. MALS Gets First Hurricane-Related Grant
- Friday, March 24, 2006
When it comes to hurricane relief, a $22,600 grant, although welcome, is just a drop in the bucket.
Memphis Area Legal Services recently received the grant from the United Way of the Mid-South and will use it to continue helping Gulf Coast evacuees who are living in the Shelby County area. It's the first hurricane relief grant MALS has received since Katrina hit the Gulf Coast in August.
- Friday, February 10, 2006
SkillPath Seminars presents "Coaching & Team Building Skills for Managers and Supervisors" today from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Holiday Inn Select, 2240 Democrat Road. Topics include how to put together a team that gets results and how to inspire others to succeed. Cost is $199. Call (800) 873-7545 or visit www.skillpath.com to register.
- Thursday, February 09, 2006
The Memphis Investors Group holds its monthly meeting today from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Great Hall of the Germantown Centre, 1801 Exeter Road. An early bird meeting will be held from 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Discussion topic for the early bird meeting is "Unraveling the New Bankruptcy Laws and How they Effect Real Estate Entrepreneurs." Call 525-6761 or visit www.memphisinvestorsgroup.com for more information.
35. 100 Black Women Coalition Shows How to Fine-Tune Finances
- Monday, February 06, 2006
National Seminars Training presents "How to Motivate, Manage and Lead a Team" from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Marriott East Hotel, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Cost to attend is $199. Call (800) 258-7246 or visit www.nationalseminarstraining.com to register.
- Friday, September 30, 2005
The South Main Arts District hosts the monthly Art Trolley Tour from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today. Visit www.southmainmemphis.org.
The Memphis Area Home Builders Association hosts a preview party for the 2005 Vesta Home Show from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. today at the Windsor Park Subdivision in Fayette County. Cost is $35. Tickets for the annual home show, which runs Oct. 1-16, cost $10. Visit www.vestahomeshow.com.
37. Gated Community Planned for Cordova
- Thursday, August 04, 2005
An area that is entirely surrounded by the city of Memphis - and that eventually will be annexed itself - has been targeted for development of a 92-lot, gated residential community named Lost Creek.
38. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, September 27, 2004
Life Insurance Seminar Held at Central Library
Chamber Presents BioWorks Speaker Series
The annual Marty Hart Golf Classic starts at noon at Irene Golf and Country Club, 8141 Irene Blvd. just off Hacks Cross Road. The entry fee is ...
39. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, March 01, 2004
Memphis Heritage Offers Five-Part Preservation Series
Memphis Heritage Offers Five-Part Preservation Series March 1
Calvary Episcopal Church, 102 N. Second St., hosts Frank Runyeon at 6:30 p.m. in conjunction with the churchs Lenten Noonday Pr...
40. Archived Article: Howard's (lead)
- Friday, May 02, 2003
Sweet deal: Howards legend grows with new store
Sweet deal: Howards legend grows with new store
By STACEY WIEDOWER
The Daily News
It all started in 1971 with one man, one store.
Now, his six children have grown up, and Howards Donuts ...
41. Archived Article: Standout
- Friday, November 08, 2002
Like a lot of success stories, the right idea at the right time fueled Terry Brimhalls pursuit of running a snack food compan
By ANDREW BELL
The Daily News
Like a lot of success stories, the right idea at the right time fuel...
42. Archived Article: Voting P.2
- Friday, July 14, 2000
Early voting polls open today Polls open for early voting today Early voting starts today at the Shelby County Election Commission and 18 satellite locations in the county for the Aug. 3 Democratic and Republican primaries, as well as state and coun...
43. Archived Article: Appling (lead)
- Friday, March 31, 2000
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Northeast grabbing share of light industrial market By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Light industrial development in northeast Memphis continues to expand, as construction begins on a building at 7620 Appling Center Drive. A pe...
44. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, March 24, 2000
The Memphis/Mid-South Chapter of the Federal Bar Association is sponsoring a continuing legal education seminar March 30 at th The Memphis/Mid-South Chapter of the Federal Bar Association is sponsoring a continuing legal education seminar March 30 a...
45. Archived Article: Bellevue (lead)
- Wednesday, February 02, 2000
Bellevue starts construction on final phase Bellevue starts construction on new fellowship building By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Construction is underway on the final phase of Bellevue Baptist Churchs 10-year master building plan. The 110,000-sq...
46. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, May 07, 1999
Online Survivors Group Share Hope, Dentists across the country are kicking off "Smiles for Life," a campaign that will raise funds for St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital. Participating dentists provide patients free dental whitening serv...
47. Archived Article: Real Fcs (arlington) L
- Tuesday, March 23, 1999
By LAURIE JOHNSON Arlington: A final frontier Attention from builders and home buyers is turning yesterdays sleepy railroad outpost into todays rapidly expanding suburban community By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Builders and homebuyers all agree: ...
48. Archived Article: Real Fcs (hud Grant) L
- Tuesday, December 15, 1998
By LAURIE JOHNSON Supporting seniors Department of Housing and Urban Development grant will support a senior housing facility in Midtown By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News The Department of Housing and Urban Development recently awarded almost $700 mi...
49. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, December 04, 1998
State Technical Institute has established hours at the Collierville Chamber of Commerce State Technical Institute has established hours at the Collierville Chamber of Commerce. State Techs director of extended learning will be available from 10 a.m....
50. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, October 20, 1998
The Memphis Area Home Builders Association recently announced the winners of its annual Vesta Home Show The Memphis Area Home Builders Association recently announced the winners of its annual Vesta Home Show. Brook Ferrell of Volunteer Properties wo...
51. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, October 13, 1998
ResortQuest Completes Acquisition of ResortQuest International Inc., a vacation rental and property management company, has completed the acquisition of Abbott Resorts Inc. of Destin, Fla., for $34 million in cash and stock, plus the assumption of c...
52. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, October 06, 1998
Tashal LLC has purchased 2 Tashal LLC has purchased 2.2 acres at Southwind on T&B Boulevard to build at 20,000-square-foot office building. The office building is 80 percent pre-leased, said managing partner Jon Albright. Construction is expecte...