Editorial Results (free)
1. Countywide School Board Meets Tuesday on Budget
- Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Countywide school board members should complete their work on a budget for the new fiscal year when they meet Tuesday, June 11, in a special session.
On the agenda for the 5:30 p.m. meeting at the Teaching and Learning Academy, 2485 Union Ave., is approval of a budget resolution.
2. Schools Budget Gap At $35.7 Million In New Budget Draft
- Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The countywide school board should have a budget proposal ready for the Shelby County Commission by the end of this week. And as it stands now, it would require just under $36 million in new funding.
- Monday, December 10, 2012
The Memphis chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals will host its annual holiday party Monday, Dec. 10, at 6 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Cost is $22. R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org or 752-6213.
- Thursday, September 27, 2012
Leadership Memphis is accepting applications for its 2013 Grassroots Leadership Program through Saturday, Sept. 29. The program, which teaches leadership skills and techniques to implement community change, includes 11 sessions between October and March. Visit leadershipmemphis.org.
- Monday, July 09, 2012
TnAchieves will hold a reception for prospective mentors for the 2012-2013 school year Monday, July 9, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Leadership Memphis, 365 S. Main St. Current mentors and tnAchieves staff will talk about opportunities to mentor high school seniors planning to attend community college. Visit tnachieves.org or email Kaci Murley at email@example.com.
- Tuesday, June 19, 2012
The Shelby County Board of Education will hold a work session Tuesday, June 19, at 5:30 p.m. at the Memphis City Schools Teaching & Learning Academy, 2485 Union Ave. The session will be followed by a meeting to discuss the employment contracts of Dr. Kriner Cash and John Aitken.
- Monday, June 18, 2012
Greater Memphis Paralegal Alliance Inc. will hold a continuing legal education meeting Wednesday, June 20, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the University Club, 1346 Central Ave. Circuit Court clerk Van Sturdivant will introduce Circuit and Chancery Courts’ e-filing system. Cost is $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, June 18, at noon.
- Monday, June 11, 2012
Operation Feed, the annual workplace food drive to benefit Mid-South Food Bank, continues through June 29. Register at midsouthfoodbank.org or contact David Stephens at email@example.com or 497-1153.
- Tuesday, May 22, 2012
The Shelby County Sheriff’s Department in conjunction with area companies and organizations will present a workplace violence prevention seminar Tuesday, May 22, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Agricenter International, 7777 Walnut Grove Road. Cost is free.
10. Election Commission Says No To Municipal Schools Referenda
- Thursday, March 22, 2012
The Shelby County Election Commission says requests to put referenda on the ballot May 10 to create municipal school districts are “procedurally defective.”
The unanimous voice vote by the commission Wednesday, March 21, sets the stage for a possible legal challenge of the decision by suburban leaders in Chancery Court.
- Friday, November 04, 2011
The University of Memphis College of Communication and Fine Arts will recognize filmmaker and writer William Bearden with its 2011 Distinguished Achievement Award in Creative and Performing Arts Friday, Nov. 4, at 11:30 a.m. at the Rendezvous, 52 S. Second St. Tickets are $50 per person and $400 for a table of eight. For more information or tickets, call Patty Bladon at 678-4372 or Sara Rose at 678-5086.
- Friday, October 07, 2011
The annual Barrister’s Breakfast benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation will be held Friday, Oct. 7, from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Calvary Church, 102 N. Second St. Cost is $10 per person and includes the full breakfast.
- Friday, September 09, 2011
Literacy Mid-South, Memphis City Schools and The United Way will present an Advanced Tutor Training Brown Bag Lunch Series Friday, Sept. 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Memphis City Schools Teaching & Learning Academy, 2485 Union Ave. Dr. Beverly Cross, Lillian Morrie Moss Chair of Excellence in Urban Education at the University of Memphis, will speak on the topic “Building Effective Tutor/Student Relationships.” For more information or reservations, contact Marilyn Rabinowitz at firstname.lastname@example.org or 327-6000, ext. 1009.
- Tuesday, July 29, 2008
The East Memphis Kiwanis Club will meet today at noon at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Dennis Wilson, research associate professor at the Sparks Bureau of Business and Economic Research at the University of Memphis, will speak about the Memphis economy. For more information or reservations, e-mail Mathis Young at email@example.com.
15. MCS Television Station Awarded $10,000 Grant
- Monday, July 07, 2008
The Memphis City Schools television station, C19 TV, has received a $10,000 grant from Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation and SkillsUSA.
The grant will help fund a new television studio set for MCS students to use as part of their curriculum this fall.
- Wednesday, November 09, 2005
The Memphis Technology Council hosts a speed meeting from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. today in the Tower Room at Clark Tower, 5100 Poplar Ave. Cost is $15 for Memphis Technology Council or Memphis Regional Chamber members; $25 for non-members. Contact Beverly Davis at 543-3547 or visit www.memphischamber.com.
17. Community Groups Host Small Business Credit Discussion
- Monday, November 07, 2005
The American Society for Quality, Greater Memphis Association for Quality and Tennessee Association for Healthcare Quality Region 1 present the Mid-South Regional Quality Conference from 7:30 a.m. to 3:40 p.m. at the Memphis Marriott East, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Call 545-3080.
18. Archived Article: Events
- Wednesday, February 02, 2005
The Memphis City Schools is offering opportunities for citizens to make a positive investment in its schools and the academic
The Kiwanis Club of Memphis meets at noon today in the Skyway at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Stan Gilbert, American Hear...
19. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, November 08, 2004
GMAQ Hosts Regional Quality Conference
The Association for Women in Communications meets at 11:45 a.m. at Napa Cafe, 5101 Sanderlin Ave. For reservations, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. The Memphis City Council meets at 3:30 p.m. a...
20. Archived Article: Events
- Monday, October 25, 2004
The Memphis Regional Chamber presents Financial Management for the local chamber from 8 a
Shelby County Mayor A C Wharton Jr. hosts a town hall meeting from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Bush Grove Baptist Church, 4549 Brunswick Road. Contact Kevin...
21. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, February 02, 2004
Baptist Rehabilitation Begins Wellness Classes
Baptist Rehab Offers Wellness Classes Feb. 2
Baptist Rehabilitation-Germantown, 2100 Exeter Road, begins classes as part of its Health in Motion Community Wellness Program. Classes include an oste...
22. Archived Article: Events
- Friday, October 17, 2003
Womens Council of Realtors hosts a fashion show and silent auction at 6 p
The Womens Council of Realtors hosts a fashion show and silent auction at 6 p.m. today at the Cadre Building, 149 Monroe Ave. Cocktails will be served at 6 p.m.; dinner at ...
23. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, October 13, 2003
This Week in Memphis Oct
Lottery Board Schedules Conference Call
The Association for Women in Communications hosts a meeting at 11:45 a.m. at the Ronald McDonald House, 535 Alabama Ave. Guest speaker is Linda Miller, executive direc...
24. Archived Article: Briefs
- Monday, September 22, 2003
Collierville Chamber of Commerce hosts a seminar titled Practical Business Law Pointers for the Busy Manager from 3 p
The Collierville Chamber of Commerce presents a seminar titled Practical Business Law Pointers for the Busy Manager from 3 p.m. ...
25. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, September 15, 2003
This Week in Memphis September 15-21
MBA Hosts Practice Management Seminar September 16
The Memphis Bar Association hosts 60 Tips in 60 Minutes: How to Manage Your Practice So It Doesnt Manage You from noon to 1 p.m. in its conference room, On...
26. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Wednesday, April 30, 2003
debit card lawsuit
MasterCard International agreed Monday to settle a lawsuit with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and millions of other retailers over its debit card policies, hours before the trial was expecte...
27. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 03, 2003
Calendar of events March 3-9
Calendar of events March 3-March 9
Memphis City Schools is providing guest readers for a read-aloud program for children ages 5-10 as part of the National Education Associations Read Across America 2003....
28. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, February 27, 2003
Memphis City Council member Rickey Peete will host a Town Hall meeting at 6 p
Memphis City Council member Rickey Peete will host a town hall meeting at 6 p.m. today at the Mitchell Road Community Center, 602 W. Mitchell Road. The Memphis-Shelby C...
29. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, February 13, 1998
Six Memphis arts groups will share $100,000 as winners of the seventh annual First Tennessee Bank Bravo Series, which promotes local artistic excellence Six Memphis arts groups will share $100,000 as winners of the seventh annual First Tennessee Ban...