VOL. 121 | NO. 109 | Wednesday, May 24, 2006
Trend appears to correlate with '05 bankruptcy law
Valerie Smothers has worked hard all her life. Never married, she's worked full-time while serving as a foster parent to children who were neglected, abused or unwanted by their biological families. And now she has to care for her mother, who has Parkinson's disease.
As managing partner of Mid-South Marking Systems, Rick Summers makes critical business decisions every day. But one such decision had nothing to do with the bar code/RFID systems integrations his company has performed since 1981.
Angus McEachran has been elected president of the board of trustees at The Children's Museum of Memphis, 2525 Central Ave. He has served on the board since 2003. McEachran is the retired editor and president of The Commercial Appeal. He also has served on the boards of the Memphis Riverfront Development Corp., the Scripps Howard Foundation and Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association (MIFA).