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1. PILOT Reform
- Saturday, February 08, 2014
Nike is in the midst of a $301 million expansion of its Northridge plant in Frayser, a project that means the Beaverton, Ore.-based company will create 250 new jobs and retain 1,600 existing local jobs.
- Monday, January 20, 2014
The Daily News’ offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 20, in observance of Martin Luther King Day. Offices will reopen at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21.
- Saturday, January 18, 2014
The Daily News and In-Synk will host a Leadership Lunch and Learn discussing Marcus Buckingham’s book “The One Thing You Need to Know” Friday, Jan. 17, from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in the Triumph Bank boardroom, 5699 Poplar Ave. Tickets are $20. Visit lnltheonething.eventbrite.com.
4. Fewer Reservations
- Monday, December 30, 2013
The Memphis hotel market is being classified as somewhat sluggish in 2013 because of slower than anticipated convention traffic, but hotels such as the Memphis Marriott East and Downtown’s Madison Hotel reported busier second halves of the year.
5. Business Licenses Increase 4.9 Percent in Third Quarter
- Monday, October 21, 2013
Business licenses filed with the Shelby County Clerk’s Office in the third quarter rose nearly 5 percent over third quarter 2012, and increased even more compared to the second quarter this year, according to The Daily News Online, www.memphisdailynews.com.
6. Downtown Marriott Rebrands as Sheraton
- Saturday, August 17, 2013
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. has rebranded the Memphis Marriott Downtown hotel as a Sheraton, and the property is undergoing renovations to bring that brand’s amenities and services.
7. Downtown Marriott Rebrands as Sheraton
- Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. has rebranded the Memphis Marriott Downtown hotel as a Sheraton, and the property is undergoing renovations to bring that brand’s amenities and services.
8. Council to Tackle Budget Leftovers
- Tuesday, July 02, 2013
Meeting for a third consecutive Tuesday, Memphis City Council members take up a few budget leftovers Tuesday, July 2, but also get to some items delayed because of the unusual budget deliberations.
- Saturday, June 01, 2013
The Daily News will host its Money and Markets: State of the Economy seminar and panel discussion Thursday, June 6, at 3:30 p.m. in the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art auditorium, 1934 Poplar Ave. Craig Dismuke, senior vice president and chief economic strategist at Vining Sparks IBG, will present the keynote. Cost is $25. Visit seminars.memphisdailynews.com.
- Saturday, March 30, 2013
Tennessee Shakespeare Co. will present “Hamlet” Wednesday, April 3, through Sunday, April 14, at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens Winegardner Auditorium, 4339 Park Ave. Visit tnshakespeare.org for times and tickets.
- Tuesday, February 05, 2013
IHOP will hold National Pancake Day events to benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Tuesday, Feb. 5, from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. at restaurants across the U.S. Guests will receive a complimentary stack of pancakes and are asked to make a voluntary donation to the charity. Visit ihoppancakeday.com.
- Monday, February 04, 2013
The University of Memphis will screen “Duty of the Hour,” a documentary about Dr. Benjamin L. Hooks Monday, Feb. 4, at 5:30 p.m. in the Michael D. Rose Theatre on campus, 470 University St. Cost is free. Visit memphis.edu.
- Saturday, February 02, 2013
Nike Inc. will host construction symposiums for locally owned small, women-owned and minority businesses Thursday, Feb. 7, and Friday, Feb. 8, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the U of M Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 1 N. Front St. Attendees will learn about construction opportunities at Nike’s Memphis expansion. R.S.V.P. to Brenda Montgomery at email@example.com or 543-3500.
14. Downtown Rising
- Friday, November 02, 2012
Despite a faltering economy, many of America’s downtowns are in the midst of a revival, according to a September U.S. Census study, and Memphis is no exception.
The study, “Patterns of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Population Change: 2000 to 2010,” shows that in many of the nation’s largest metropolitan areas, downtown populations grew at double-digit rates over the last decade, primarily due to the availability of new housing and services. And after previous decades of decline, the residential population in Downtown Memphis increased as well, growing by 7 percent to reach approximately 22,000 residents in 2010, according to the latest metrics compiled by the Downtown Memphis Commission.
15. Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Installed in Garages
- Monday, September 24, 2012
The Downtown Memphis Commission, through its Downtown Parking Authority, is now offering 12 electric vehicle charging stations for public use in six parking garages.
The equipment and installation costs were funded by San Francisco-based ECOtality, a company that develops environmentally friendly energy systems, and its partner company Blink Network. The Blink Network offers its members discounted access to electric vehicle charging stations throughout the country.
- Tuesday, June 12, 2012
The Church Health Center/MIFA Farmers Market will be open Tuesday, June 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Church Health Center Wellness, 1115 Union Ave. Visit churchhealthcenter.org or call Esther Wills at 250-4673, ext. 1604.
- Tuesday, June 05, 2012
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, June 5, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Neil White, author of “In the Sanctuary of Outcasts,” will speak. Cost is $18 per person. Email Taylor Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
18. Churchill Mortgage Growth Highlights Industry News
- Monday, May 21, 2012
Here’s a roundup of what some of the city’s banks and bankers, investment professionals, accountants and other financial services shops have been up to in recent weeks.
* Brentwood, Tenn.-based Churchill Mortgage, which has a retail office at 5384 Poplar Ave. that opened a little more than two years ago, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.
- Monday, May 07, 2012
The Memphis Center City Revenue Finance Corp. will meet Tuesday, May 8, at 9 a.m. at the board’s office, 114 N. Main St. Call Andy Kitsinger at 575-0540 for details.
- Monday, April 30, 2012
U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen will host the Federal Procurement Fair Monday, April 30, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the University of Memphis FedEx Institute of Technology, 365 Innovation Drive. The fair will cover how businesses can participate in the federal government contracting process. R.S.V.P. at email@example.com. For details, call Michael Fulton at 202-225-3265.
21. Two-Wheeled Tours
- Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Tourists and other guests in Downtown Memphis can always leisurely stroll past landmarks like AutoZone Park and FedExForum as they take in the sights and sounds of the city.
But Segway Inc. has now made it possible for them to leave from The Peabody hotel and, well, to segue from one point to the next Downtown by riding as part of a guided tour.
22. Eating In
- Monday, February 20, 2012
Before a restaurateur nails down a concept, builds a menu or begins the financing process, solidifying a location reigns supreme.
The rule of thumb is especially prominent within Downtown Memphis, where many eateries are tucked away into office buildings and operate within hours that capitalize on daytime traffic and repeat business.
- Thursday, October 27, 2011
Hutchison School will host an Upper School Visitor Day for girls entering grades nine through 12 in the fall of 2012 Thursday, Oct. 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hutchison, 1740 Ridgeway Road. For more information, call 762-6672 or visit www.hutchisonschool.org.
- Thursday, September 22, 2011
The Memphis chapter of the Society for Information Management will present its 24th edition of the Strategy Series for Executives, titled “Unleashing the Power of IT for Innovation and Growth,” Thursday, Sept. 22, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Westin Memphis Beale Street Hotel, 170 Lt. George W. Lee Ave. The event is free for qualified corporate executives. To register, visit www.hmgstrategy.com.
25. New World Follows US Debt Downgrade
- Tuesday, August 09, 2011
Here we go again. Markets opened Monday, Aug. 8, with the world irreversibly changed, thanks to last week’s downgrade of U.S. debt by Standard & Poor’s from AAA to AA+. It follows last week’s wild ride for the stock market, which included stomach-churning swings for investors up through Friday, the day S&P issued the press release heard round the world after markets closed.
26. Int’l Folk Alliance Conference Announces Keynote Speaker
- Wednesday, July 13, 2011
The Folk Alliance International has announced that Bob Lefsetz will be the featured keynote speaker at the 24th annual International Folk Alliance Conference at the Downtown Marriott, 250 N. Main St., Feb. 22-26.
- Friday, June 24, 2011
The Small Business Chamber Breakfast Club will meet Friday, June 24, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Office Suites Plus, 6000 Poplar Ave., suite 250. Cost is free to members and first-time guests and $10 for returning guests. For more information, call Melody Douglas at 261-5400.
- Thursday, June 23, 2011
Methodist North Hospital will host a free seminar on congestive heart failure Thursday, June 23, from 11 a.m. to1 p.m. at the hospital, 3950 Covington Pike, suite 250. Dr. Claro Diaz, cardiologist with Sutherland Cardiology Clinic, will speak. The event is free and open to the public. To register, call 888-777-5959.
29. Wharton to Present New Budget to Council
- Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Memphis City Council members will try again Tuesday, June 21, to approve a city budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1.
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. was expected to bring a new balanced budget proposal to the council as the week began.
- Friday, May 27, 2011
The Small Business Chamber Breakfast Club will meet Friday, May 27, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Office Suites Plus, 6000 Poplar Ave., suite 250. For more information, call Melody Douglas at 261-5400.
- Thursday, May 26, 2011
Methodist North Hospital will hold a stroke support group for stroke survivors and caregivers Thursday, May 26, at 5 p.m. in meeting room one, basement level, 3960 New Covington Pike. This month’s topic is “Dealing with Life After a Stroke.” The group will meet every fourth Thursday of the month. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call 516-5646 or visit www.methodisthealth.org.
- Wednesday, May 25, 2011
A Belgian Beer Dinner will be held Wednesday, May 25, at 7 p.m. at Mesquite Chop House, 88 Union Ave. The dinner will be presented by Steve Barzizza of Southwestern Beverages. For more information, call 527-5337 or visit www.mesquitechophouse.com.
33. Council to Consider Sewer Fee, Postponing Layoffs
- Tuesday, May 03, 2011
A voting majority of Memphis City Council members seem to have reached an early agreement on lowering the city sewer fee.
At a 10 a.m. council committee session Tuesday, council members will discuss the proposed ordinance sponsored by eight of the 12 council members to cut the maximum monthly residential sanitary sewer fee from $50 to $25.
34. River Rising
- Tuesday, May 03, 2011
The workweek began at many Memphis companies with a review of flood contingency plans.
The week ahead promises to be a challenging one.
By Monday evening, the National Weather Service had changed its forecast to keep the May 10 crest date for the Mississippi River at Memphis. But they upped the river level from 45 feet to 48 feet.
35. Barbecue Decision Next for MIM; Cordova Shelter Goes to Capacity
- Monday, May 02, 2011
The Beale Street Music Festival came to a close Sunday evening before the rains resumed. Now organizers of the month-long festival have a decision to make about whether to go forward with the barbecue-cooking contest that opens to the public May 12, two days after the river at Memphis is forecast to crest at 45 feet.
- Friday, April 22, 2011
The Small Business Chamber Breakfast Club will meet Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Office Suites Plus, 6000 Poplar Ave., suite 250. Cost is free to members and first-time guests and $10 for returning guests. For more information, call Melody Douglas at 261-5400.
37. Council to Consider Budget, Schools Tax
- Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. takes a $687.4 million city operating budget Tuesday to the Memphis City Council.
And the council will talk over a special school tax rate of 39 cents Tuesday.
The budget proposal is $22.7 million in the red.
38. National Organization Engineers Without Borders Boosts Memphis Presence
- Thursday, April 14, 2011
Starting in June, Memphis will be able to boast a significant addition to its engineering resume, touching on design, education and philanthropy in one fell swoop.
The city is expected to land an official chapter of the Engineers Without Borders-USA – a national organization devoted to helping create a more stable and prosperous world by addressing and providing human necessities such as clean water, power, sanitation and education.
39. Council Could Vote On Police Director
- Tuesday, April 05, 2011
Memphis City Council members have their first one-on-one meeting Tuesday with Memphis police director designate Toney Armstrong.
Armstrong makes his appearance before the council’s personnel committee at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at City Hall, 250 N. Main St.
- Monday, April 04, 2011
The April 4th Foundation will hold its 11th Annual Commemorative Awards Banquet Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Civil rights activist Charles Patrick will receive the Open Door Award. The I Am A Man award recipient and keynote speaker will be Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Wright. For more information or tickets, call 859-3364.
- Friday, March 25, 2011
The Small Business Chamber Breakfast Club will meet Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Office Suites Plus, 6000 Poplar Ave., suite 250. For more information, call Melody Douglas at 261-5400.
42. Commission Could Consider Convention Center Management
- Monday, January 10, 2011
Shelby County Commissioners may vote Wednesday on a new contract that would put the Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau in charge of running the Memphis Cook Convention Center.
The commission meeting at the Vasco Smith County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St., begins at 1:30 p.m. The original meeting date Monday was cancelled because of snow.
43. Parking Push
- Tuesday, December 28, 2010
Whenever people decide they want to eat some of the home-cooking fare at Downtown’s old-fashioned Little Tea Shop, one of the first questions owner Suhair Lauck says she gets asked on the phone is, “Where can we park?”
44. Pinnacle Performs Well in November
- Thursday, December 09, 2010
Taking advantage of increased holiday travel, Memphis-based Pinnacle Airlines Corp. saw solid passenger activity for its three subsidiaries in November, the company announced Tuesday.
45. ULI: Recovery to Begin in 2011
- Thursday, December 09, 2010
The real estate market is projected to turn around next year, but the industry will have to settle for baby steps in all markets and property sectors.
That was the message more than 250 bankers, investors and real estate professionals heard Wednesday at the Urban Land Institute’s fourth annual Real Estate Outlook for the Mid-South where they learned about the “era of less.”
- Tuesday, November 30, 2010
The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation will hold a green certification workshop Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Marriott Memphis Downtown, 250 N. Main St. The workshop will discuss a state green certification program for the tourism and travel industry. To register, contact Patricia Gray at 615-741-9004 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Monday, November 29, 2010
The WRVR Toy Truck will collect new toys and gifts to benefit children served by Porter-Leath Monday through Dec. 3 from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Bud Davis Cadillac, 5433 Poplar Ave. For more information about the toy drive or how to donate, call 577-2500, ext. 1167, or visit www.porterleath.org.
- Friday, November 26, 2010
The Memphis Turkey Trot Four Miler and Two Mile Turkey Leg Relay will be held Thursday at 9 a.m. at Shelby Farms. To register or for more information including a course map, visit www.memphisturkeytrot.racesonline.com.
49. Mayahi Charged With Turning Tiger Blue Into Green
- Monday, November 15, 2010
When Amelia Mayahi was a college student, even though her passion was environmental sustainability, there was no degree program available in the topic.
Now that she is sustainability coordinator at the University of Memphis, she is working with faculty to make sure students who are passionate about sustainability have the opportunity to make it part of their educations. Her goal is for the university to add a minor degree in sustainability.
- Friday, November 05, 2010
The Family Focus Adoption Center 2010 will be held Friday at 8 a.m. at the Memphis Marriott, 250 N. Main St. Cost is $115 per person. For more information or to register, call 327-6650 or visit www.agapemeanslove.org.
- Thursday, November 04, 2010
The Memphis BioImaging Symposium will be held Thursday and Friday at the Fogelman Executive Conference Center, 330 Innovation Drive. For more information, a list of speakers or to register, visit www.membis.org.
- Friday, October 29, 2010
The Small Business Chamber Breakfast Club will meet Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Office Suites Plus, 6000 Poplar Ave., suite 250. The meeting will include a costume contest. For more information, visit www.smallbusinesschamber.com.
- Thursday, October 28, 2010
The Memphis Lawyers’ Chapter and University of Memphis Law Student Chapter of the Federalist Society will present a lecture by Wall Street Journal columnist and author John Fund titled “A Visitor’s Guide to an Alien Planet: Washington, D.C.” Wednesday from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Wade Auditorium at the law school, 1 N. Front St. The event is free and open to the public.
- Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Talk Shoppe will present “Speed Networking: Book Yourself on the Supersonic Flight to Referrals!” Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call 482-0354.
- Thursday, October 21, 2010
Saint Francis Hospital Center for Surgical Weight Loss will host a free information seminar on bariatric surgery Thursday at noon at the hospital, 5959 Park Ave. Seating is limited. To reserve a seat, call 765-1849.
- Friday, September 24, 2010
The Small Business Chamber Breakfast Club will meet Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Office Suites Plus, 6000 Poplar Ave., suite 250. For more information, visit www.smallbusinesschamber.com.
- 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.
58. Folk Alliance Conference Announces 2011 Speakers
- Thursday, September 16, 2010
The 23rd Annual International Folk Alliance Conference has announced keynote speakers and award winners for its 2011 gathering.
Keynote speakers will include musician David Bromberg, Jayhawks founder Mark Olson, and Elektra Records founder Jac Holzman.
- Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Talk Shoppe will present “Mastermind Principle” from the book “Think and Grow Rich” by Napoleon Hill Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call 482-0354.
60. DPA Approves Pinnacle Incentives
- Tuesday, August 24, 2010
The Downtown Parking Authority has approved the parking-related components of an incentive package city leaders have assembled in the hope of encouraging Pinnacle Airlines Corp. to bring its Memphis headquarters Downtown to One Commerce Square.
61. Gaining Speed
- Monday, August 16, 2010
For years the Whitehaven community has been fighting against urban decay, crime and economic decline, including the effects of the recent recession.
But with ambitious plans for Graceland in the offing, committed political leadership in place and cooperation from the major players in the area, Whitehaven seems poised to turn an important corner.
- Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Small Biz Memphis will host Business Builders Circle meetings Wednesday and Thursday from 7:45 a.m. to 9 a.m. at 1661 International Drive, Suite 400. For more information, call 205-9303.
- Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC will hold the Baker Donelson Emerging Company Boot Camp Breakfast Briefing Tuesday from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at its Downtown office, 165 Madison Ave. The title of the brief is “What It Means to Be the Boss.” The event is free but seating is limited. To register, contact Brittany Meeker at 577-2275 or email@example.com.
64. Arts ‘All-Access Pass’
- Thursday, July 22, 2010
For close to 50 years, local foundation ArtsMemphis has offered various programs and fundraising efforts to support the vibrant arts community of the Memphis area.
At the same time it celebrates its longevity, the organization also keeps an eye to the future to ensure the continuation of this legacy.
65. Changing Landscape
- Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Beale Street’s recent announcement that it is welcoming three tenants goes well beyond having a few cool new places to hang out.
It signals a milestone for the two-and-a-half block entertainment district.
- Thursday, March 04, 2010
The Greater Memphis Chamber will hold a breakfast forum titled “Business of Film & Music in Memphis: It’s Not Just Entertainment” today from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Cost is $25 for members and $35 for prospective members. To register, contact Erick Milford at 543-3518 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Wednesday, March 03, 2010
Talk Shoppe will present “Tax Free Growth & Income For Life” 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 482-0354.
68. Ford Remains Coy as Candidate Field Forms
- Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Interim Shelby County Mayor Joe Ford continued to weigh his political options over the weekend as other contenders on the May and August ballots prepared to take their campaigns to the streets.
69. A Look at Fundraising in Tenn. Governor's Race
- Monday, February 08, 2010
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Here is a breakdown of key fundraising details for the four main Republican and three main Democratic candidates for Tennessee governor.
70. Safety, Schools Topics at Wharton’s ‘State of the City’ Address
- Thursday, January 07, 2010
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. told a standing-room only Downtown audience Wednesday the city’s Blue CRUSH and Operation Safe Community anti-crime fighting strategies are working.
But in his “state of the city” address to the Memphis Kiwanis Club, Wharton again indicated his administration will pursue a broader strategy for crime prevention.
71. Rock-n-Romp Moves Indoors for Special Christmas Celebration
- Monday, December 07, 2009
They won’t be playing classics such as “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree,” but a group of local family-friendly rock bands has plans to add a seasonal twist to a live music show.
On Saturday at 2 p.m., Rock-n-Romp, a group of young parents who enjoy concerts, will stage its first planned indoor concert as well as its first with a holiday theme.
72. Tupelo Hospital to Expand
- Monday, December 07, 2009
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - North Mississippi Medical Center-Tupelo has announced plans to build a new five-story patient bed tower and replace or upgrade 250 patient rooms.
The project will cost about $55 million.
73. Grousing Abounds as Strip Club Renovations Proceed
- Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Makeshift signs posted around the building at 777 N. White Station Road encourage potential visitors to ignore the construction in progress.
74. Scottrade to Hold Memphis Investor Workshop
- Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Scottrade will host a free workshop in Memphis Oct. 3 at the Memphis Marriott Downtown, 250 N. Main St.
At the workshop, Scottrade customers will have the opportunity to network with other investors, learn how to manage their accounts and use the company’s online investing functions and features.
- Thursday, September 03, 2009
The Association of Fundraising Professionals will hold its monthly luncheon today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Christian Brothers University, 650 East Parkway. To register, visit www.afpmemphis.org.
- Wednesday, September 02, 2009
Talk Shoppe will present “How to Buy Bank-Owned Real Estate Foreclosures” 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 482-0354.
- Tuesday, September 01, 2009
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Dr. James Eason, a transplant surgeon, will speak. Lunch is $18 per person and reservations are required. For reservations, e-mail Taylor Hughes at email@example.com.
78. EBay, GM to Start Car-Selling Trial Tuesday
- Tuesday, August 11, 2009
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hundreds of General Motors' California dealers will let consumers haggle over the prices of new cars and trucks through the eBay online marketplace under a trial that begins Tuesday.
79. Lawmakers Want Banks to Report on Bailout Use
- Friday, April 24, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Lawmakers pressed the Obama administration on Thursday to better track how financial institutions are using the government's financial bailout money, a step the Treasury Department has resisted despite demands from a federal watchdog agency.
- Tuesday, December 09, 2008
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop titled “Your Nonprofit Business Model: Good to Great” today from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Alliance office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. The facilitator will be Richard Brewster. Cost is $89 for Program for Nonprofit Excellence participants, $99 for members and $150 for nonmembers. For reservations, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
- Monday, December 08, 2008
BlueCross Medicare Advocates will hold a community meeting today at 10 a.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott, 7750 Wolf River Bend. The meeting is designed to provide more information about the new Medicare options. For more information about the meeting, call BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee at 1-800-561-4331.
- Tuesday, November 18, 2008
The International Business Council will hold its fall meeting today from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens, 4339 Park Ave. Aaron S. Brickman, director of Invest in America, U.S. Department of Commerce, will speak. To register, contact Brenda Montgomery at email@example.com or 543-3541.
83. Enterprise Rent-A-Car Building 10,000-Square-Foot Facility
- Tuesday, November 18, 2008
2424 Appling Road
Memphis, TN 38133
Permit Amount: $2.3 Million
Project Cost: TBA
Permit Date: Applied November 2008
Completion: Summer 2009
Owner: Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Tenant: Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Contractor: Chris Woods Construction Co. Inc.
Architect: Renaissance Group
- Tuesday, September 02, 2008
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Friday, August 29, 2008
The Memphis Farmers Market will celebrate Labor Day Weekend at its weekly market Saturday from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Central Station Pavilion at the corner of South Front Street and G.E. Patterson Avenue. For more information, visit www.memphisfarmersmarket.com.
- Thursday, August 28, 2008
The Memphis Advertising Federation will hold a luncheon today at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Editorial cartoonist Marshall Ramsey will give a presentation titled “Creativity: It’s a Laughing Matter.” Cost is $25 for guests and free for members. Register online at www.memphisadfed.org.
- Tuesday, July 08, 2008
The Memphis Center City Revenue Finance Corp. will meet today at 9 a.m. in the Crump Building, 114 N. Main St. For more information, call Andy Kitsinger at 575-0540.
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon in the ballroom of the Memphis Marriott Downtown, 250 N. Main St. Craig Leake, director of the documentary “Chemo Ate My Homework,” will speak. Lunch is $18 per person and reservations are required. For reservations, e-mail Taylor Hughes at email@example.com.
- Monday, July 07, 2008
The Engineers’ Club of Memphis Inc. will meet today at noon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Rob Hunter will give a speech titled “How to Lay Out and Measure a Run Course for USA Track and Field Certification.” Cost is $12. No reservations are required.
- Thursday, July 03, 2008
The Children’s Museum of Memphis will host “CMOM Family Nights” beginning today and continuing every Thursday night in July at CMOM, 2525 Central Ave. Concessions will be available and a family movie will be shown in the Malco 4 Kids at 6:15 p.m. The museum will remain open until 8 p.m. and parents are encouraged to bring their children after work.
- Wednesday, March 26, 2008
The Memphis Bar Association will hold a continuing legal education seminar, "Family Law Seminar," today from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. in the MBA conference room, 80 Monroe Ave., Suite 200. For more information, call the MBA at 527-3573.
- Tuesday, March 25, 2008
The Memphis Regional Chamber will host its Metro Business Council Breakfast today from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at The Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave., ninth floor. The topic is "Economic Outlook for 2008." A panel of experts will be present to address the topic. The cost is $20 for chamber members and $30 for nonmembers. To R.S.V.P. contact Ericka Milford at firstname.lastname@example.org or 543-3518.
- Friday, February 29, 2008
The Memphis Symphony Orchestra will host violinist Susie Park for "Park and Mozart," part of the Paul and Linnea Bert Chamber Series, today at 8 p.m. at First Congregational Church, 1000 S. Cooper St. Tickets are $45 and can be bought by calling 537-2525, visiting the MSO box office at 585 S. Mendenhall Road, or going to www.memphissymphony.org.
- Thursday, February 28, 2008
The Memphis Regional Chamber will hold its monthly "Breakfast Forum: News and Networking for Business Professionals" today from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Marriott East, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. The cost to attend is $20 for chamber members and $30 for nonmembers. For more information, visit www.memphischamber.com or contact Ericka Milford at 543-3518 or email@example.com.
- Wednesday, February 27, 2008
master IT will host a business seminar, "Business Unplugged," today from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the University of Memphis FedEx Institute of Technology, 365 Innovation Drive. Several speakers from technology companies will be in attendance. For more information or to register, visit www.master-it.com/unpluggedevent.html or call 377-7891.
- Tuesday, October 30, 2007
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold its "Alliance Member Orientation" workshop today from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at its offices, 606 S. Mendenhall Road, Suite 108. The workshop will give an overview of the Alliance's programs and services. The event is free. For additional information, contact April DeBerry at 684-6605 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Monday, October 29, 2007
The Engineers' Club of Memphis will hold its weekly lunch and meeting today at noon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Attendance is $12 and no reservations are required.
97. Trezevant Manor Begins $60M Phase Two
- Tuesday, October 16, 2007
177 N. Highland St.
Memphis, TN 38111
Permit Cost: $38.6 million
Project Cost: $60 million
Permit Date: Applied October 2007
98. Trezevant Manor Begins$60M Second Phase
- Thursday, October 11, 2007
Trezevant Manor, an independent living retirement community at 177 N. Highland St., has applied for a $38.6 million building permit to begin work on the second phase of its $80 million expansion.
99. Tenn. Ranked High in Infant Mortality But Improving, Report Finds
- Wednesday, June 27, 2007
NASHVILLE - Tennessee is taking steps to improve the welfare of its children, especially in the area of infant mortality, according to an annual state report on child well-being.
The Kids Count report on the health and well-being of children and teenagers ranked Tennessee 46th overall last year, and 47th in the category of infant mortality.
100. Abandoned Kmart to Find New Lease on Life
- Wednesday, June 20, 2007
The Cordova-area retail space formerly home to Kmart is being remodeled to make way for bowling lanes, a mini-golf course, go-kart track, video games, a pizza buffet and more.
The company behind the renovation of that vacant space at 1245 Germantown Parkway is Tulsa, Okla.-based America's Incredible Pizza Co., a company whose properties are veritable palaces of dining and entertainment options.