VOL. 122 | NO. 192 | Wednesday, October 10, 2007
As subprime pendulum swings, it chops local mortgage industry down to size
No one knows when the mortgage industry will reach the end of the housing slump, but when the dust finally settles, the survivors of this subprime storm likely will be companies that drastically changed their business practices during 2007.
The Memphis Medical Society (MMS), Mid-South Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) and the Memphis Regional Chamber are hosting MedConnect 2007 next Thursday for physicians and health care administrators.
Caron Byrd has been hired as executive director of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis. Previously, Byrd served as deputy manager of the Mid-South chapter of the American Red Cross, where she was employed for more than 11 years.
Time's up for groups who want to redesign and reinvigorate Shelby Farms, the county's 4,500-acre crown jewel.
The Shelby County Commission is tinkering with county government's ethics ordinance three months after it took effect. Free tickets to University of Memphis football games and the use of the word "or" in a crucial part of the ethics rules are behind the proposed change.
Inspired by the MasterCard "Priceless" marketing campaign, The Crescent Club has invited its members as well as the general public to take part in a one-time charity event to benefit four local nonprofit organizations.