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1. The Week Ahead: April 16-20
- Monday, April 16, 2018
Good morning, Memphis! It’s time for Africa in April, which in the minds of many Memphians, is the seasonal kick-off for festivals. The annual Southern Hot Wing Festival comes this weekend on Tiger Lane, so get ready for good times to replace that winter weather. Check out what else you need to know about in The Week Ahead...
2. Dunavant Set Gold Standard As Public Servant
- Wednesday, January 31, 2018
For the late Bobby Dunavant, who worked as Shelby County Probate Court Clerk for 40 years from 1954 to 1994, qualities like being honest, accessible, generous, empathetic and highly attentive to detail made him beloved by friends and colleagues throughout his life.
3. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some Who Died in 2017
- Monday, January 1, 2018
They made music that inspired legions of fans. Rock 'n' roll founding fathers Chuck Berry and Fats Domino, rockers Tom Petty and Gregg Allman, grunge icon Chris Cornell, country superstar Glen Campbell and jazz great Al Jarreau were among the notable figures who died in 2017, leaving a void in virtually every genre of music.
4. Retired FedEx Exec Rodriguez Becomes City of Memphis CIO
- Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Mike Rodriguez recently became the city of Memphis’ director of information services and chief information officer, a role he took on after retiring from a 27-year career at FedEx Corp. Rodriguez, who most recently served as FedEx’s director of information security, was nominated as city CIO by Mayor Jim Strickland and confirmed by the Memphis City Council Sept. 23.
5. Last Word: Council Day, Strickland on Immigration and Super Bowl Ad Review
- Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Just when the Shelby County Commission seems to settle into a rhythm of short, concise meetings, along comes a relatively smallish grant for a free condom distribution program locally. And the commission chambers are packed.
6. Tourists Stream Back to Gatlinburg, But Rebuilding Looms
- Monday, December 12, 2016
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — Visitors jammed the main roads and sidewalks in Gatlinburg as the tourism city reopened to the public Friday for the first time since wildfires killed 14 people.
7. Last Word: Beale Street Blues, Feds Review MPD and Midtown Kroger
- Wednesday, October 26, 2016
It’s the Grizz season opener against the Minnesota Timberwolves at FedExForum Wednesday. But there was plenty of drama in the Grizzlies office Tuesday afternoon of the non-Grizz variety but nevertheless a shade of Beale Street blue.
8. Last Word: Being Veep, Greensward Still Active and Tuition Goes Up
- Wednesday, July 6, 2016
On one of the most eventful days yet in the 2016 Presidential general election campaign, U.S. Sen. Bob Corker was on the campaign trail with presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump. First there was a private meeting in New York where he was reportedly being vetted for the vice president’s position including a look at his financials – and then a Trump rally in Raleigh, N.C., where he was being road tested.
9. Last Word: The Airport and Hotels, Loans and Musicians and Underground in Town
- Tuesday, May 10, 2016
That didn’t take long. Fired one day, hired the next for Dave Joerger now formerly of the Grizz.
10. Election Commission Certifies August Vote
- Tuesday, August 26, 2014
The Shelby County Election Commission certified the August election results Monday, Aug. 25, at the beginning of a week that includes an early oath of office for those elected to county offices on the ballot.
11. Meghan McMahon Joins Glankler Brown as Associate
- Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Meghan K. McMahon has joined Glankler Brown PLLC as an associate, concentrating her practice in business and commercial litigation and intellectual property. McMahon previously worked in academic and membership affairs for the NCAA, and has experience with issues relating to NCAA compliance, sports and entertainment contracts, intellectual property.
12. Legal Ease
- Thursday, December 5, 2013
Earlier this year, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC renewed its lease at the First Tennessee Building Downtown.
The city’s largest law firm decided to expand its lease, taking over a quarter of the space at the 415,658-square-foot Madison Avenue office tower.
- Saturday, October 12, 2013
Business Over Coffee International will continue its Weave Your Own Web social media training series on Thursday, Oct. 15, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the group’s headquarters, 5865 Ridgeway Road, suite 300. Cost is free for members and first-time guests, and $10 for returning guests. Visit businessovercoffee.biz or call 820-4469.
- Wednesday, August 21, 2013
The Greater Memphis Chamber will host a conversation with Bill Strickland, CEO of Manchester Bidwell Corp. and author of “Making the Impossible, Possible,” Wednesday, Aug. 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Strickland’s topic is “The Art of Leadership & The Business of Social Change.” Cost is $35 for members and $40 for nonmembers. Visit memphischamber.com or call 543-3571.
- Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Playhouse on the Square will present a Great Wine Performances wine tasting and theater contest Tuesday, Aug. 20, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St. Characters from “Les Miserables” will serve 10 French wines and tests attendees’ knowledge of the musical for prizes. Cost is $65 at the door. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org.
- Monday, August 19, 2013
Playhouse on the Square will present a Great Wine Performances wine tasting and theater contest Tuesday, Aug. 20, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St. Characters from “Les Miserables” will serve 10 French wines and tests attendees’ knowledge of the musical for prizes. Cost is $50 in advance or $65 at the door. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org.
- Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Memphis Area Legal Services, AutoZone Inc. and Bass, Berry & Sims PLC will hold the fifth annual pro bono legal clinic for Memphis-area seniors Tuesday, July 2, from 10 a.m. to noon at Orange Mound Senior Center, 2590 Park Ave. The free clinic offers seniors legal advice and helps in the preparation of wills, advanced care plans and more. Call Linda Warren Seely at 523-8822.
- Saturday, June 29, 2013
The Cooper-Young Business Association will feature Standby for Mars as part of the Red Hot Summer concert series Wednesday, July 3, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the gazebo at Cooper Street and Young Avenue. Cost is free. Visit cooperyoung.biz.
- Monday, July 1, 2013
Downtown Memphis Commission, Victorian Village Inc. and the Association for the Preservation of Tennessee Antiquities will host a launch party for the James Lee House renovation Monday, July 1, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the house, 690 Adams Ave. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
- Wednesday, April 10, 2013
The Rotary Club of Memphis East will meet Wednesday, April 10, at noon at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. First Horizon Corp. president and CEO Bryan Jordan will speak. Cost is $17. R.S.V.P. to Lee Hughes at email@example.com.
- Tuesday, April 9, 2013
National Association of Women Business Owners Memphis chapter will meet Tuesday, April 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Chickasaw Country Club, 3935 Galloway Ave. A panel of businesswomen will discuss “How to Get the Job Done as a Woman CEO.” Cost is $35 at the door. Visit nawbomemphis.org.
- Monday, April 8, 2013
The Memphis Chapter International Association of Administrative Professionals will meet Monday, April 8, at 6 p.m. at Memphis Marriott East, 5795 Poplar Ave. Tammie Vogel of International Paper will present “Where Do I Fit? Admins in a Team Environment.” Cost is $22. R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org or 752-6213.
- Saturday, April 6, 2013
In-Synk and The Daily News will host a Leadership Lunch & Learn about Daniel Pink’s book “To Sell is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others” Friday, April 5, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Triumph Bank board room, 5699 Poplar Ave. Cost is $20. Register at in-synksellhuman.eventbrite.com.
24. Fed Study Supports Community Banking
- Friday, March 15, 2013
A new study out from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis underscores one reason most banks in the Memphis area are smaller, community institutions.
- Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, Feb. 19, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Dr. Roland Gray, medical director of the Tennessee Medical Foundation, will discuss prescription drug abuse. Cost is $18. R.S.V.P. to Taylor Hughes at email@example.com.
- Saturday, February 16, 2013
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host former Vice President Al Gore, signing “The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change,” Monday, Feb. 18, at noon at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
- Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Greater Memphis Chamber will hold its annual Chairman’s Luncheon Wednesday, Dec. 12, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Cost is $150 for chamber members and $200 for nonmembers. R.S.V.P. to Tunga Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org or 543-3571.
- Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Federal Bar Association will hold its annual membership meeting and 2013 board election Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 11:45 a.m. at Calvary Episcopal Church, 102 N. Second St. It will be followed by lunch and a one-hour continuing legal education presentation by Brian Faughnan at noon. Cost of lunch and CLE presentation is free for FBA members and $25 for nonmembers. Email email@example.com.
- 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.
- Saturday, December 8, 2012
LightWave Solar will host a lunch & learn titled “How Solar Can Work for Your Home or Business” Friday, Dec. 14, from noon to 1 p.m. in the River Tower at South Bluffs clubhouse, 655 Riverside Drive. R.S.V.P. to Grace Robertson at email@example.com or 615-641-4050, ext. 104.
- Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Forest Hill Funeral Home and Cemeteries will hold a Sept. 11 memorial service Tuesday, Sept. 11, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in its Bartlett chapel, 2440 Whitten Road. Visit foresthillfh.com.
- Wednesday, August 1, 2012
The Daily News will hold a sustainable energy seminar and panel discussion as part of its 2012 seminar series Thursday, Aug. 2, at 3:30 p.m. at Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, 1934 Poplar Ave. Cost is $25. Register at seminars.memphisdailynews.com.
- Tuesday, July 31, 2012
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, July 31, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. David Rutherford will present “Global Warming in the U.S. South,” a collaboration among the University of Mississippi, Mississippi State University and the University of Alabama-Huntsville. Cost is $18 per person. Email Taylor Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
- Monday, July 30, 2012
The Arc Mid-South will hold a self-advocacy workshop and panel discussion for individuals with disabilities Monday, July 30, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library meeting room A, 3030 Poplar Ave. R.S.V.P. to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Wednesday, May 23, 2012
The Downtown Memphis Commission design review board will hold a special-called public meeting Wednesday, May 23, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the DMC conference room, 114 N. Main St. DRB members and staff will discuss current drafts of the Downtown Memphis design guidelines and sign code.
36. MED Fdtn. Names Brandenburg Director of Development
- Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Joe Brandenburg has joined The MED Foundation as director of development.
Hometown: Connersville, Ind.
Education: B.A., mass communications, Western Kentucky University; master’s in public administration, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
- Tuesday, December 13, 2011
The Center City Revenue Finance Corp. board of directors will meet Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 9 a.m. in the DMC conference room, 114 N. Main St.
38. Local Companies Working to Navigate Economic Straits
- Monday, June 13, 2011
The financial services business seems like a tough one to be in these days.
Investors have for the last few weeks treated bank stocks like the piñata of Wall Street. Bankers, attorneys and investment professionals have boiled a massive government overhaul of the country’s financial regulations down to clipped phrases like “finreg” and “Dodd-Frank” that they speak of often with a grumble or a shaking of the head.
39. Pinnacle Awards Honor City’s Best Brokers
- Monday, April 11, 2011
As emcee Dan Conaway noted in his opening address Thursday night at the 10th annual Pinnacle Awards, “OK is the new great.”
40. Pinnacle Awards Honor City's Best Brokers
- Friday, April 8, 2011
As emcee Dan Conaway noted in his opening address Thursday night at the 10th annual Pinnacle Awards, “OK is the new great.”
41. Poll Shows Beebe With Huge Lead Over Keet in Ark.
- Monday, October 25, 2010
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Poll results released Friday show Gov. Mike Beebe has a 26-point lead over Republican Jim Keet, who is trying to derail the Democrat's run for a second term.
Stephens Media commissioned the poll that shows Beebe leading Keet 59 percent to 33 percent. Green Party candidate Jim Lendall has 1 percent support, with 7 percent undecided.
- Friday, April 2, 2010
Launch Memphis will host a seminar titled “Bootstrapping: Business Plan Boot Camp” Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 516 Tennessee St. Cost is $40. To register, visit bootcampmem.eventbrite.com.
- Thursday, April 1, 2010
The Greater Memphis Chamber will hold a breakfast forum today from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Memphis Marriott East, 2625 Thousand Oaks Boulevard. Meri Armour, president and chief executive officer of Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, will speak. Cost is $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers. To register, contact Ericka Milford at 543-3518 or email@example.com.
- Tuesday, September 29, 2009
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop today from 8:30 a.m. to noon at its office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. Ruth McCambridge, editor of The Nonprofit Quarterly, will be the facilitator. Cost is $99 for members, $150 for nonmembers and $89 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
- Monday, September 28, 2009
The Center City Commission Diversity Committee will meet today at 1:30 p.m. at the Center City Commission office, 114 N. Main St. For more information, call Jay Goff at 575-0582.
- Tuesday, August 4, 2009
JMS Strategies will hold a business education and development series titled “The Compass Series” beginning today from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Clark Tower, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 2700. Classes will be on the first Tuesday of each month through July. Tuition for the 12-class series is $2,080 per person. To register, call 786-3400 or visit www.jmsstrategies.com.
- Monday, August 3, 2009
JMS Strategies will hold a business education and development series titled “The Compass Series” Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Clark Tower, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 2700. Classes will be on the first Tuesday of each month through July. Tuition for the 12-class series is $2,080 per person. To register, call 786-3400 or visit www.jmsstrategies.com.
- Tuesday, March 17, 2009
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. State Sen. Mark Norris, R-Collierville, will speak. Lunch is $18 per person and reservations are required. For reservations, e-mail Taylor Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Tuesday, February 10, 2009
Memphis Area Women Business Owners will hold a breakfast mixer today from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at Perkins, 1340 S. Germantown Parkway. For reservations, e-mail Tess Bear at email@example.com, Nita Black firstname.lastname@example.org or Alandas Dobbins at email@example.com.
- Tuesday, January 6, 2009
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon in Ballroom B of the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. State Sen. Jim Kyle, D-Memphis, will address the financial problems currently facing Tennessee. Lunch is $18 per person, payable at the door. For reservations, e-mail Taylor Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Monday, January 5, 2009
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday at noon in Ballroom B of the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. State Sen. Jim Kyle, D-Memphis, will address the financial problems currently facing Tennessee. Lunch is $18 perperson, payable at the door. For reservations, e-mail Taylor Hughes at email@example.com.
- Friday, January 2, 2009
YogaFit will hold Level 1 Teacher Training workshops Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Eccentric Studios, 2810 Bartlett Road, Suite 1. Cost is $369. To register, visit www.yogafit.com. For more information, call Rachael Vint at 282-5504.
- Wednesday, December 31, 2008
Jim’s Place East, 5560 Shelby Oaks Drive, will be open today. The restaurant will turn 88 in 2009 and will offer signature dishes during lunch and dinner. For reservations, call 388-7200, Ext. 4.
- Tuesday, December 30, 2008
The Desoto Athletic Club will host the first DAC New Year’s Eve 10K race Wednesday at DAC’s Collierville location, 440 W. Powell Road. Registration is available from 7 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. The race will benefit the Page Robbins Adult Day Care Center. Members and nonmembers are eligible to participate. To register, visit www.racesonline.com.
- Monday, December 29, 2008
The Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library will host an Internet Basics II Class Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the library, 3030 Poplar Ave. To register, call 415-2722.
- Tuesday, April 8, 2008
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon at the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. The speaker will be the Rev. Jim Lawson. Cost is $18 at the door. R.S.V.P. to Taylor Hughes, 526-1318 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Monday, April 7, 2008
The Engineers' Club of Memphis Inc. will meet today at noon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The cost is $12 and no reservations are required. Joseph M. Spain, Tennessee regional manager at Contech Bridge Solutions, will speak about "Prefabricated Bridge Solutions."
58. Shoemaker Financial's Allen Earns Circle of Excellence
- Wednesday, February 13, 2008
Frank Allen, a certified financial planner and financial adviser with Shoemaker Financial, has achieved the Circle of Excellence award from Securian Financial Services for his performance in 2007.
- Tuesday, February 5, 2008
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon in the Steamboat Room of the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. A lunch buffet will be provided for $18. Shelby County Sherriff Mark Luttrell will speak on "What Citizens Can Do to Lower Crime." Reservations should be made to Taylor Hughes at 526-1318 or email@example.com.
- Monday, February 4, 2008
The Engineers' Club of Memphis will meet today at noon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Cost is $12 and no reservations are required. Tom Burgess, chief engineer for the Tennessee Aeronautics Division of the Tennessee Department of Transportation, will present "Aeronautics in Tennessee."
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Tuesday, September 25, 2007
The Memphis Regional Chamber and The Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will hold the Metro Business Council Sales & Marketing Summit today from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Memphis Marriott East, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Cost is $50 for members and $100 for nonmembers. RSVP to Tunga Lee at 543-3571.
- Monday, September 24, 2007
The Engineers' Club of Memphis will meet today at noon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Robert Scott will address the topic of "Electrical Safety in the Workplace." The event is $12, including lunch, and no reservations are required.
64. Schwartzberg Named Professional of the Year
- Wednesday, July 26, 2006
Dr. Lee S. Schwartzberg has been named Professional of the Year for the field of hematology and oncology in Strathmore Inc.'s 2006-2007 Who's Who, a national registry honoring successful leaders in the fields of business, the arts and sciences, law, engineering and government. Schwartzberg is a senior partner and medical director for The West Clinic. He also serves as director of the Baptist Centers for Cancer Care Stem Cell Transplant Program and the Cancer Genetics Program.
65. Former Mayor Hackett Tapped For CEO Post at Children's Museum
- Wednesday, July 12, 2006
Richard C. "Dick" Hackett has been named chief executive officer (CEO) of the Children's Museum of Memphis. Hackett officially will take office July 17. Hackett served as mayor of Memphis from 1982 to 1992. He also served as senior vice president at ALSAC, the fundraising arm of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, for nine years after his mayoral term.
66. Restaurateurs EarnTop Awards from MRA
- Wednesday, March 1, 2006
The Memphis Restaurant Association has named Sam Hughes, owner of The Butcher Shop and The Pier, its restaurateur of the year. Dimitri and Costa Taras and Angelo Liollio, owners of Jim's Place East, have received the organization's pioneer award. Bil
67. Med Nurse Earns State Leadership Award
- Wednesday, November 2, 2005
The Tennessee Nurses Association recognized Dr. Diane Todd Pace with the Alma E. Gault Leadership Award. Pace is a nurse practitioner/nurse scientist with the Regional Medical Center at Memphis/Health Loop Clinics. She earned a doctorate from the University of Tennessee.
68. Archived Article: Law Focus (laws)
- Thursday, July 6, 2000
By STACEY WIEDOWER New laws put brakes on some bad driving habits By STACEY WIEDOWER The Daily News The beginning of July brings more than hotter weather and fireworks to the Memphis area as the start of the fiscal year, it puts into effect a host o...
69. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, May 17, 1999
May 17 May 17 East Memphis Business and Professional Women will meet at 6 p.m. at Park Palace Apartments, 5400 Park Ave. The speaker will be Marie Draper of Drapers Coaching, Motivation and Empowerment Network. The cost is $17. For reservations, cal...
70. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, May 10, 1999
May 10 May 10 Shelby County Republican Women will meet at 10:45 a.m. at the Adams Mark Hotel, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. The speaker will be state Sen. Tom Leatherwood, who will discuss the Tennessee Tax Reform Act of 1999. For more information, call Jean...
71. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, April 5, 1999
April 6 April 6 Buckeye Toastmasters will meet at 7:15 p.m. at Germantown United Methodist Church, 2331 S. Germantown Road. For more information, call Gloria Morrow at 753-8604. Consumer Credit Counseling Service will offer a free seminar on re-esta...
72. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, September 21, 1998
Sept Sept. 21 The Society of Professional Journalists will meet at noon at the Fogelman Executive Center at the University of Memphis. The speaker will be author and screenwriter Elaine Zimmerman. The cost of the buffet luncheon is $10. For more inf...