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1. March 31- April 6, 2017: This week in Memphis history
- Saturday, April 01, 2017
2016: A metal barrier goes up on the Overton Park Greensward, replacing orange cones used by the Memphis Zoo to mark its overflow parking area. Protesters opposed to the continued overflow parking quickly attach a homemade sign to the barrier reading “Iron Curtain” as Memphis Police keep watch over a busy day in the park for the zoo as well as on the greensward, where a reading flash mob and several rugby games are taking place.
2. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some of Those Who Died in 2016
- Monday, January 02, 2017
Death claimed transcendent political figures in 2016, including Cuba's revolutionary leader and Thailand's longtime king, but also took away royals of a different sort: kings of pop music, from Prince and David Bowie to George Michael.
3. 'Star Wars' Actress and Author Carrie Fisher Dies at 60
- Wednesday, December 28, 2016
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Carrie Fisher, a daughter of Hollywood royalty who gained pop-culture fame as Princess Leia in the original "Star Wars" and turned her struggles with addiction and mental illness into wickedly funny books, a hit film and a one-woman stage show, died Tuesday after falling ill aboard a flight last week. She was 60.
4. SRVS' Saulsberry Honored for Her Work
- Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Wendy Saulsberry is one of two recipients of the 2016 Direct Support Professional of the Year for Tennessee by the American Network of Community Options and Resources. Saulsberry is a direct support professional for SRVS, a United Way agency that supports more than 1,200 children and adults with disabilities.
Saulsberry says that as a DSP, she is deeply committed to the well-being of SRVS clients, assists them with their daily activities and advocates on behalf of their interests.
5. Keeping the Beat
- Saturday, June 20, 2015
Jody Stephens may best be known as a rock 'n' roll timekeeper, the guy whose drum kit kept the beat and provided the rhythmic foundation for the pioneering power pop group Big Star.
6. Taylor Promoted to Account Supervisor at Red Deluxe
- Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Kelsey Taylor has been promoted to account supervisor from account manager at Memphis-based advertising agency Red Deluxe. Taylor joined the firm in 2011 and leads the firm’s work for Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation in Washington, D.C.
- Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Germantown Performing Arts Center will host a visual arts exhibition by Ron Olson and Saj Crone Tuesday, Dec. 3, to Jan. 3 in the GPAC lobby, 1801 Exeter Road. Cost is free. Visit gpacweb.com.
- Monday, December 02, 2013
The WRVR Toy Truck will be at Bud Davis Cadillac, 5433 Poplar Ave., from Monday, Dec. 2, to Friday, Dec. 6 to collect gifts for children served by Porter Leath. New, unwrapped toys can be dropped off between 5 a.m. and 7 p.m. Visit porterleath.org.
9. Old Ads Still Funny
- Thursday, June 20, 2013
Cleaning off a shelf, I came across the 2005 issue of “Uncle John’s Fast-Acting, Long-Lasting Bathroom Reader.” This series, by the way, has been around for a quarter-century now, and I’m long overdue to order the 2012 issue: the “Fully Loaded 25th Anniversary Bathroom Reader.”
- Saturday, February 09, 2013
Memphis Child Advocacy Center will hold its Works of Heart valentine auction, featuring works by more than 100 local artists, Saturday, Feb. 9, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Memphis College of Art, 1930 Poplar Ave. Visit memphiscac.org.
11. Gammon Joins Methodist in Business Development
- Wednesday, December 05, 2012
Myra Gammon has joined Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare as a business development account manager for Community Care Associates. In her new role, Gammon is responsible for the development and management of the Occupational Health and Wellness Services program.
12. Dodd-Frank Could Have ‘Dire Impact’ On Economy
- Monday, June 11, 2012
As banks nationwide are feeling the pressure of regulatory change like the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, commercial real estate lending standards by community banks will likely remain stringent for the foreseeable future.
13. Memphis Symphony, Orphanos Hold Sixth 'Messiah' Concert
- Monday, December 05, 2011
The Memphis Symphony Orchestra will hold the sixth annual “Messiah” benefit concert Friday, Dec. 9, at 8 p.m. at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 255 N. Main St.
- Tuesday, November 08, 2011
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, Nov. 8, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Joan Ferguson, Rotary District 6800 governor, will speak. Cost is $18 per person. For reservations, email Taylor Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Monday, November 07, 2011
The River City Writers Series at the University of Memphis will welcome author Randall Kenan for two events Monday, Nov. 7, and Tuesday, Nov. 8. Kenan will read from his work Nov. 7 at 8 p.m. in the University Center River Room, room 300, and conduct an interview Nov. 8 at 10:30 a.m. in Patterson Hall, room 456. Both events are free and open to the public. For more information, call 678-4692 or email email@example.com.
16. Leadership Academy Announces Graduates
- Tuesday, October 11, 2011
The Leadership Academy has announced its September 2011 Fellows Program graduates.
They are Mary Elizabeth Anthony of Smith & Nephew; Gene Baker of Smith & Nephew; TaKeisha Butler of Smith & Nephew; Brenda Caldwell of Dr. B Empowerment Services; Donnell Cobbins Jr. of Universal Commercial Real Estate LLC; Jonathan Cross II of Jonathan Cross Venture & Holdings Corp.; Reggie F. Davis of Street Ministries; Shenenka Davis of Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis; Jeb Fields of Commercial Advisors; Jonathan Flynt of Bryce Corp.; Lori Guy of First Horizon National Corp.; Channa Halmon of Le Bonheur Center for Children and Parents; Ursala Holmes of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC; Shannon Izquierdo of FedEx Corp.; Jared Johnson of Pier 1 Imports; Ken Kimble III of Boy Scouts of America – Chickasaw Council; Joy Lockridge of Spherion Staffing Services; Nathan Martin of the University of Memphis; Shawn McCutcheon of Regions Bank; Katie Midgley of the Urban Child Institute; Tanner Mueller of First Tennessee Bank; Bettina Kurtz Pearson of First Tennessee Bank; Robin Poston of the University of Memphis; Kerra Saine of First Tennessee Bank; Joy Stephens of Joy Factor Consulting; Colby Stough of Youth Villages; Carrie Strehlau of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital; Marvin Todd of FedEx Corp.; Brittney Rogers of Duncan-Williams Inc.; Lindsey Waugh of Medtronic Inc.; Carsett Webber of Wright Medical Technology; Josh White of MAA (formerly Mid-America Apartment Communities); and McLean Wilson of Kemmons Wilson Cos.
17. TDN’s Seminar Touts Sustainability
- Monday, October 10, 2011
Green is the buzzword in business these days. From economic development to real estate construction, public and private initiatives focused on sustainability are reshaping the way business is conducted.
18. Green Seminar to Cover Efficiency, Sustainability
- Thursday, October 06, 2011
The Daily News Publishing Co. Inc. on Thursday, Oct. 6, hosts The Daily News Green Seminar, part of the 2011 Seminar Series, focusing on sustainability and green issues.
19. Obama Appoints Cordray to Lead Consumer Agency
- Tuesday, July 19, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama moved Monday to get a new consumer protection bureau up and running, introducing a former Ohio attorney general as director, in an apparent acknowledgment that the woman who masterminded the agency couldn't win Senate confirmation.
20. Miss USA Contestants to Visit Madison Hotel
- Wednesday, May 11, 2011
The Madison Hotel, 79 Madison Ave., will host Miss Tennessee USA, Miss Mississippi USA and Miss Arkansas USA May 12 and May 13 for public appearances.
21. City to Hold Arts Day Events June 22 at Civic Center Plaza
- Thursday, June 10, 2010
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. and City Council Chairman Harold Collins will proclaim June 22 Arts Day in the city of Memphis at that day’s City Council meeting.
22. Huckabee to be Keynote At Salvation Army Dinner
- Monday, April 26, 2010
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee will be the keynote speaker at The Salvation Army’s “Everyday Heroes: Building a Solid Community” Annual Dinner May 17.
Huckabee is currently the host of Fox News Channel’s weekend show “Huckabee” and ABC Radio Network’s “Huckabee Report.”
- Monday, March 08, 2010
Methodist Hospice will hold a grief class today at 1 p.m. at Saint Luke’s United Methodist Church, 480 S. Highland St. Classes discuss a broad range of issues related to grief. Registration is not required. For more information, contact Mary Elizabeth Jones at 516-1604 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Friday, March 05, 2010
The Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale will be held today and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Central Ave. About 15,000 items will be on sale. For more information, call 415-2840.
25. Only 10K Permanent Loan Modifications as of Oct.
- Friday, December 11, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Only about 10,000 homeowners received permanent loan modifications this fall under the Obama administration's mortgage relief plan, more evidence of serious failings in the government's effort to stem the foreclosure crisis.
26. Memphis Bar Association Names New Board Members
- Tuesday, December 08, 2009
The Memphis Bar Association has appointed new officers and new members to the board of directors for 2010.
Ricky E. Wilkins of the Law Offices of Ricky E. Wilkins will serve as president. John Cannon of Shuttleworth Williams PLLC will serve as vice president and Gary K. Smith of Apperson Crump Maxwell PLC will serve as treasurer. Linda Warren Seely of Memphis Area Legal Services Inc. will serve as secretary.
- Tuesday, September 08, 2009
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Memphis Flyer senior editor Michael Finger will speak. Lunch is $18 per person and reservations are required. For reservations, e-mail Taylor Hughes at email@example.com.
- Monday, September 07, 2009
The Seventh Annual Chick-fil-A 5K Run/Walk will be held today at 9 a.m. Downtown. Registration will be held in the entry plaza of AutoZone Park. The race will begin on Front Street at Gayoso Lane. The race benefits Junior Achievement. To register, visit www.chickfila5k.com.
- Friday, July 17, 2009
MPACT Memphis will have a lunch with Shelby County Mayor A C Wharton Jr. today at noon at Pearl’s Oyster House, 299 S. Main St. The lunch is for members only. To R.S.V.P., contact Joy Turner at firstname.lastname@example.org or 528-8340.
- Monday, May 18, 2009
The Salvation Army’s Annual Dinner will be today at 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Willard Scott, NBC’s “The Today Show” centenarian birthday announcer, will be the keynote speaker. Cost is $125 per person or $1,250 to reserve a table for 10. For more information, contact Elizabeth Duncan at 260-9130 or email@example.com.
- Friday, May 15, 2009
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will present a workshop titled “Writing for Government Grants” Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Alliance office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. Cathy Marcinko will lead the workshop. Cost is $99 for members, $150 for nonmembers and $89 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. Reservations are due today. For reservations, call 684-6605 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Monday, September 08, 2008
The Memphis Bar Association will hold its first Bench Bar Cup-Golf Tournament & CLE today from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Ridgeway Country Club, 9800 Poplar Ave. Jon McCalla, chief judge of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, will present a one-hour, dual-credit seminar. Cost for golf, continuing legal education and lunch is $130. Cost for CLE and lunch is $45 and cost for lunch only is $25. For more information, visit www.memphisbar.org or call 527-3573.
- 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 email@example.com.
- 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.
35. Wilson Named CBU Dean Of Graduate, Professional Studies
- Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Dr. Patrick Wilson has been named dean of the Graduate and Professional Studies program at Christian Brothers University.
Wilson will lead the marketing, recruitment and retention for evening undergraduate programs and graduate programs as well as have responsibility for the financial planning and administrative operations.
- Tuesday, October 16, 2007
The Memphis Regional Chamber's Metro Business Council Breakfast will be held today from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at The Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave., Suite 909. Admission is $20 for members and $30 for nonmembers. R.S.V.P. to Tunga Lee at 543-3571 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Monday, October 15, 2007
The Center City Commission (CCC) Clean and Green Committee will meet today at 11 a.m. at the CCC, 114 N. Main St. For more information, call Janet Pfaff at 575-0590.
The Engineers' Club of Memphis will hold its weekly lunch and meeting today at noon at the University of Memphis Holiday Inn, 3700 Central Ave. Dr. Seth Stein will speak about "New Insights into the Science and Hazards of the New Madrid Earthquake Zone." Attendance is $12 and no reservations are required.
- Wednesday, September 26, 2007
Talk Shoppe will meet today from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. The topic is "Using the Mastermind Principle to Propel Your Business to Success." For more information, contact Jo Garner at email@example.com.
39. Perrin to Oversee Orpheum's Fundraising Efforts, Special Events
- Wednesday, August 22, 2007
The Orpheum Theatre announced Jim Perrin has been named vice president of development. Perrin previously served as the president of Junior Achievement of Memphis & the Mid-South Inc. In his new position, he will oversee the Orpheum's fundraising efforts, special events and other projects.
40. Barrow Named Chef de Cuisine At Capriccio Grill
- Wednesday, March 14, 2007
The Peabody Hotel has named Brian Barrow chef de cuisine for Capriccio Grill, an Italian steakhouse. Barrow began his culinary career at 27. He attended Johnson & Wales University's College of Culinary Arts in Miami. He previously was a chef at the Ambassador Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and with Do & Co International Catering.
41. David Gest Files for Divorce From Liza Minnelli
- Monday, February 12, 2007
Liza Minnelli and Memphian David Gest took the first steps toward ending their marriage Wednesday when Gest filed a petition for divorce in the Shelby County Chancery Court.
42. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 22, 2005
AdFed Names Pyramid Award Winners
The Memphis Advertising Federation named Robert Vornbrock and Glenna Rogers-Ward ad man and ad woman of the year at its 2005 Pyramid Awards ceremony. Vornbrock, president of diversified communications...
43. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Monday, July 26, 2004
Hickory Ridge Commons
Hickory Ridge Commons
Sells for $5.5 Million
Safeway Plaza Inc. has purchased Hickory Ridge Commons shopping center near Ridgeway and Winchester roads from Hickory Ridge Investment LLC for $5.5 million, according to Th...
44. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, July 21, 2004
Le Bonheur Hires Two New Surgeons
Taylor Elected to TTLA Board of Governors
Chris Taylor was elected to the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association Board of Governors. Taylor, a shareholder in Hill Borens Memphis office, also will serve as a TTLA ...
45. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, April 14, 2004
The Daily News has hired Don Fancher as the Advertising Sales Director
Baptist-DeSoto Names New Administrator
Randy King was named administrator and chief executive officer of Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto. He was previously vice president ...
46. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 18, 2003
Khara Woods was the 2003 recipient of the John Paul Jones Journalism Scholarship
Khara Woods was the 2002-2003 recipient of the John Paul Jones Journalism Scholarship at the University of Memphis. Woods, a 21-year-old senior journalism major, is ...
47. Archived Article: Mba Box P.2
- Thursday, November 15, 2001
MEMPHIS BAR ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES FINAL LIST OF NOMINEES
Bar sets final nominees list
The Memphis Bar Association announced the final list of nominees for 2002 officers and board of directors. The deadline for additional nominations expired Th...
48. Archived Article: Mba P.2
- Thursday, November 01, 2001
Memphis Bar Association nominees set
Memphis Bar Association nominees set
G. Patrick Arnoult, Memphis Bar Association president, has released the report of the nominations and elections committee.
The 2002 president will be David Wade. Vice...
49. Archived Article: Real Focus Justine's
- Tuesday, October 10, 2000
JUSTINES CHANGES HANDS AGAIN Memphis landmark changes hands again By MARY DANDO The Daily News A piece of Memphis history is to change hands again shortly when the Italianate Victorian mansion known to its many patrons over the years as Justines Res...
50. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 21, 1999
AutoZone Names Senior Vice James M. Evans Jr. has joined PSI as a staff consultant. He has bachelors and masters degrees from the University of Memphis and previously worked as a structural engineer. Emily Forman has joined CB Richard Ellis as resea...
51. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 14, 1999
New Vice President of Brand Management Former Todd E. Smith has been promoted to chief accounting officer for Omega Health Systems Inc. He formerly was vice president-financial and acquisition services. Smith is a graduate of Rhodes College. Beth C....
52. Archived Article: Sco
- Tuesday, June 23, 1998
Vision Research Institute to carry SCO into next century Vision Research Institute to carry SCO into next century By Kathleen Burt The Daily News The Souths oldest and largest school of optometry is spreading its wings. In what school officials call...
53. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 03, 1997
March 3 March 3 Educational Seminars Inc. will sponsor a notary public training seminar from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the East Memphis Hilton, 5069 Sanderlin Ave. The registration fee is $128. For more information, call (800) 303-5123. March 4 AAA ...
54. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, July 30, 1996
The Construction Specifications Institute will meet Aug The Construction Specifications Institute will meet Aug. 15 at Andertons restaurant, 1901 Madison Ave. A social hour will begin at 5:30 p.m., and dinner will start at 6:30 p.m. The cost is $12 ...
55. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 05, 1996
Laura T Laura T. Todd has joined the Bank of Collierville as mortgage loan officer. Formerly with First Tennessee Mortgage in Collierville, she has been in mortgage banking for more than 14 years. Todd is a graduate of the University of Mississippi ...
56. Archived Article: Memorial Mg
- Friday, April 26, 1996
04-26 Memorial MG Memorial service honors attorneys, judges Special to The Daily News As part of Law Week, a memorial service will be held on Monday at noon to honor attorneys and judges who have passed away during the past year. The keynote speaker...
57. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, April 02, 1996
04-02 Real briefs Re/Max of Kentucky/Tennessee announced the top office sales associates for the first two months of 1996. The associates who had the highest total closed sales volume in their office for January and February, respectively, were: Edw...
58. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 10, 1996
01/10 Memos The Peabody Hotel has announced several promotions and appointments: Kenneth J. Hamko has been recently named director of food and beverage. He also will serve on the hotels executive committee. Before joining The Peabody, Hamko was assi...