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1. August 19-25, 2016: This week in Memphis history
- Saturday, August 20, 2016
2013: First varsity football game for Lausanne Collegiate School. Lausanne beat Fayette Ware High School 47-28.
1995: Foo Fighters at the New Daisy.
1976: Actress Barbara Eden and Composer Peter Nero open a four-day engagement at the Rainbow Room at the Hilton Inn.
2. Council Tallies Damage in 'Day of Bad News'
- Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Memphis City Council member Berlin Boyd summed up City Hall’s attitude Tuesday, March 15, during the council’s executive session. “Today is the day of bad news,” he said after a briefing from Mayor Jim Strickland on the deannexation bill approved the night before by the Tennessee House.
That was followed by more details on the estimated $60 million it will cost to replace the entire radio system for local first responders from the radios to the towers used to transmit their signals.
- Saturday, March 05, 2016
Carriage Crossing Restaurant Week will be held Sunday through Thursday, March 6-10, in The Shops at Carriage Crossing, 4674 Merchants Park Circle. Diners at participating restaurants (Bonefish Grill, Carrabba’s, Firebirds, Hickory Tavern and STIX) can enjoy $40 prix fixe menus that include an appetizer, two entrees and dessert for two. Reservations recommended. Visit shopcarriagecrossing.com to preview menus.
4. Thomas Rejoins Bass, Berry & Sims
- Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Attorney Oscar L. Thomas has rejoined Bass, Berry & Sims’ Memphis office as counsel after serving as vice president of business affairs for MRI Interventions Inc., a medical device manufacturer based in Irvine, Calif.
5. The Week Ahead: Nov. 16, 2015
- Monday, November 16, 2015
How was your weekend, Memphis? Here’s our weekly rundown of local happenings you need to know about, from a Stax lecture on music and the Vietnam War to Hillary Clinton’s visit…
- Thursday, November 12, 2015
MasterIT will host a cybersecurity event titled “The Checklist Every CEO Needs to Protect Their Clients, Employees and Business” on Thursday, Nov. 12, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Lipscomb & Pitts Insurance, 2670 Union Ave., first floor conference room. Register at master-IT.com.
7. ‘Honda Girl’ Ashley Blair Finds Career Outside Car Ads
- Saturday, July 11, 2015
Ten-year-old actress Ashley Blair takes her job seriously. She’s like many other actors in the region working to improve her craft and looking for the next project. The Knoxville area has a thriving community of actors, writers, directors, and producers, all trying to showcase their best work, both locally and nationally.
8. Room for Growth
- Saturday, October 04, 2014
Sardor and Gulam Umarov are used to fighting battles with seemingly long odds.
Between 2005 and 2009, the brothers waged a high-profile human rights campaign against the authoritarian government in their native Uzbekistan for the release of their father, Sanjar Umarov, a Germantown businessman thrown into prison for opposing the regime.
- Saturday, February 08, 2014
Memphis Botanic Garden will host the Green Your Home Winter Plant Sale Friday, Feb. 7, and Saturday, Feb. 8, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. The sale will feature house plants, custom potting, terrariums and garden gift items. Admission is free. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
10. Hollywood Poised for Best-Ever Box-Office Year
- Monday, December 30, 2013
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Despite a string of summertime flops, Hollywood is expected to have a banner year at the domestic box office, coming in just shy of $11 billion, the largest annual take ever. But because of higher ticket prices, actual attendance at North American theaters remained flat after a decade of decline.
- Saturday, December 07, 2013
Beth Sholom Synagogue will present Acoustic Sunday Live!, featuring Jesse Winchester, Mary Gauthier, Amy LaVere and John Paul Keith, Sunday, Dec. 8, at 7 p.m. at the synagogue, 6675 Humphreys Blvd. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Buy tickets at bsholom.org.
12. Nelson Takes New Role at Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence
- Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Amanda C. Nelson has joined the Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence as director of consulting, a newly created position. Nelson will oversee, coordinate and promote the alliance’s management consulting services, and manage its three-year capacity-building program, the Program for Nonprofit Excellence.
13. US Businesses Boost Hiring Despite the Shutdown
- Monday, November 11, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. economy may be sturdier than many had assumed.
Employers added a surprisingly strong 204,000 jobs in October despite the 16-day government shutdown, the Labor Department said Friday. And they did a lot more hiring in August and September than previously thought.
- Saturday, August 17, 2013
Playhouse on the Square will host a performance of “Les Miserables” to benefit the Memphis Child Advocacy Center Saturday, Aug. 17, at 8 p.m. at Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St. A pre-performance reception and silent auction begin at 6 p.m. Tickets are $60 and are available through MCAC, 888-4342.
- Wednesday, August 07, 2013
The Rotary Club of Memphis East will meet Wednesday, Aug. 7, at noon at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Stanton Thomas, curator of the Carroll Cloar exhibit at Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, will speak. Cost is $17. R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Saturday, August 03, 2013
The Daily News will host its HR Rules and Ramifications Seminar and panel discussion Thursday, Aug. 8, at 3:30 p.m. in the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art auditorium, 1934 Poplar Ave. The seminar will include an overview of changing employment laws and advice on dealing with real-life workplace issues. Paul Pattenof Jackson Lewis LLP will present the keynote. Cost is $25. Visit seminars.memphisdailynews.com.
- 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.
18. Memphis Habitat Promotes Super Bowl Fundraisers
- Saturday, January 19, 2013
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis invites Memphians to participate in the ninth annual MX Sales Coach “Home Team Huddle” fundraising event Feb. 3 during the Super Bowl. Participants are asked to host a “Super Sunday” party and collect donations for Memphis Habitat during halftime. All proceeds go directly to the local affiliate and help further its mission of eliminating substandard housing in the Memphis community.
19. Memphis Habitat Promotes Super Bowl Fundraisers
- Monday, January 14, 2013
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis invites Memphians to participate in the ninth annual MX Sales Coach “Home Team Huddle” fundraising event Feb. 3 during the Super Bowl.
Participants are asked to host a “Super Sunday” party and collect donations for Memphis Habitat during halftime. All proceeds go directly to the local affiliate and help further its mission of eliminating substandard housing in the Memphis community.
20. Exeter Buys West Memphis Warehouse for $15.6 Million
- Friday, January 04, 2013
Pennsylvania-based Exeter Property Group has snatched up the Smucker’s distribution warehouse in West Memphis for $15.6 million.
The 600,000-square-foot facility was a foreclosed property from Bank of America, which was selling it with a year-end anticipated closing, said Matt Brodnik, Exeter’s director of capital markets.
21. Southwind Homewood Suites Sells for $6.5 Million
- Monday, December 31, 2012
3583 Hacks Cross Road Memphis, TN 38125
Sale Amount: $6.5 million
Sale Date: Nov. 2, 2012
22. Memphis Chamber to Host New York Times’ Sanger
- Tuesday, November 06, 2012
Next week, the Greater Memphis Chamber is hosting a conversation in Memphis with the chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times.
David Sanger, who’s also the author of the new book “Confront and Conceal” and who has been at the vanguard of reporting on issues related to Iran for the Times, will be here as part of the chamber’s regular “A Conversation With …” series.
23. AIA Honors Industry’s Local Activity
- Tuesday, April 03, 2012
Despite hard times, there has been a whirlwind of activity in Memphis’ design community over the past year.
That’s the message Josh Flowers, general counsel at Hnedak Bobo Group Inc. and president of the Memphis Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, gave Saturday, March 31, at the annual Celebration of Architecture Gala and 2012 Design Awards at Circuit Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St.
24. Morris: It’s Time to Redevelop Chisca Hotel
- Wednesday, March 14, 2012
The Downtown Memphis Commission is working with developers interested in converting the Chisca Hotel into a set of smaller studio apartments.
DMC president Paul Morris on Tuesday, March 13, talked in general terms about working with the developers, noting the commission has signed a confidentiality agreement with them.
- Friday, August 06, 2010
The Memphis chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council will hold an educational seminar on the residential green building program EcoBUILD Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bridges USA, 477 N. Fifth St. Cost is $20 for members and $30 for nonmembers. Advance registration is required. For more information, contact Peter Warren at 278-6868 or email@example.com.
- Thursday, August 05, 2010
The Mid South Area Business Travelers Association will meet Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Select East Memphis, 5795 Poplar Ave. Scott Brockman, executive vice president and chief operating officer of the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority, will speak. To register, visit www.msabta.org.
- Wednesday, August 04, 2010
Talk Shoppe will present “Impact Your Bottom Line by Energizing Your Front Line Employees” Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call 482-0354.
28. ISM: US Service Economy Shrinks More Slowly in May
- Thursday, June 04, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) – The U.S. service sector shrank last month at the slowest pace since late last year and orders to U.S. factory orders rose in April, but the improvements were incremental and economists say a real recovery will be long and slow.
29. Raynor Named VP of Marketing For Two Hilton Brands
- Wednesday, May 20, 2009
Carla Raynor has been appointed vice president of marketing for Homewood Suites by Hilton and newly launched Home2 Suites by Hilton.
- Wednesday, April 29, 2009
The Shelby County Commission will hold meetings today beginning at 9 a.m. at the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. For more information, call Steve Summerall at 545-4301.
- Tuesday, April 07, 2009
The Greater Memphis Chamber will host the Metro Business Council Breakfast today from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Terrance Reed, vice president of human resources for Buckeye Technologies, and Paul Morris of law firm Martin, Tate, Morrow & Marston PC will speak. Cost is $20 for members. For reservations, contact Ericka Milford at firstname.lastname@example.org or 543-3518.
- Monday, April 06, 2009
The Musculoskeletal Quarterly Lecture Series will be today at 5 p.m. at the University of Memphis’ FedEx Institute of Technology. Timothy M. Wright will speak on “Improving the Performance of Elbow Arthroplasty – An Effort in Translational Research.” For reservations, call 271-0000.
33. Mone’t Brings Commercial Lending Expertise to Memphis
- Monday, March 16, 2009
As commercial lenders scale back on financing options or disappear altogether because of the anemic economy and credit crunch, a Chicago-based company is setting up shop in Memphis with hopes of filling those voids.
34. Hilton Garden Inn Planned For Land Behind Cordova Retail Center
- Tuesday, February 17, 2009
Cordova, TN 38016
Sale Amount: $1 million
Sale Date: Feb. 9, 2009
Buyer: Globus Partnership
Seller: TomBo Properties Inc.
- Wednesday, January 28, 2009
Talk Shoppe and the Small Business Chamber will present “Test Drive the Master Mind Principle Success Formula” 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 759-7808.
36. Peeples Promoted to Administrator At Methodist Alliance Health Services
- Wednesday, March 19, 2008
Trip Peeples has been promoted to administrator for Methodist Alliance Health Services' Home Medical Equipment and Infusion division.
Peeples has been with Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare for seven years, most recently serving as corporate director of finance and reimbursement and interim chief financial officer for Methodist Extended Care Hospital.
37. MusiCares Provides Hope to Entertainers
- Friday, February 29, 2008
In the past 12 months, singing diva Celine Dion pulled down a cool $45 million, according to Forbes. Meanwhile, country crooner Tim McGraw earned $37 million and rapper 50 Cent had to make do on $33 million.
38. Logistics and Law ForumTo be Held Monday
- Thursday, April 19, 2007
Could recent legal decisions impact the risk management exposure of participants in the global supply chain?
Paul Stewart, who was recognized by Inbound Logistics as a "top logistics leg
39. Booking It
- Tuesday, April 17, 2007
It's the kind of task for which Memphis-based Resource Entertainment Group, a venue management and entertainment consulting company, seems perfectly suited.
REG, which has booked concerts for major acts such as Ludacris, Harry Connick Jr. and Elton John over the years, has signed a contract with the Gibson Lounge to become the venue's exclusive rental agent.
40. Gerard Appointed Administrator at Methodist Cancer Center
- Wednesday, October 18, 2006
Dr. Dava F. Gerard has been appointed administrator for the Methodist Healthcare Cancer Center. She previously was the founding vice president and chief operating officer of the Nevada Cancer Institute in Las Vegas.
41. St. Jude Gets Sizeable Donation
- Friday, October 06, 2006
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has received more than $1.15 million with the sale of a rare Enzo Ferrari. The Ferrari was donated by a private owner, who asked to remain anonymous, to St. Jude for its recent fourt
42. Expo to Cover All Things Baby
- Monday, March 20, 2006
The Institute of Real Estate Management presents "Successful Site Management (RES201)" through Sunday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Memphis Area Association of Realtors, 6393 Poplar Ave. Registration is $555 for members and $715 for non-members. Visit www.irem-memphis.org.
43. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, October 25, 2004
Rhodes College Hosts Election Lecture
Rhodes Hosts Leading Scholar in Electoral Politics
Rhodes College hosts Dr. Gary Jacobson, a leading scholar in elections and electoral politics, at 7:30 p.m. in the Bryan Campus Life Center bal...
44. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, March 31, 2004
Nashville Attorney Appointed to 30th Judicial District
Attorney Appointed to 30th Judicial District
Nashville attorney Donna M. Fields was appointed to fill a position in the 30th Judicial District, Circuit Court Division 7, replacing recently...
45. Archived Article: Events
- Friday, March 26, 2004
NASA presents Dr
Time-Warner Cable and Cooking Light on the Move present the Southern Womens Show today through Sunday at the Memphis Cook Convention Center. Hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sund...
46. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, January 27, 2003
Calendar of events Jan. 27
Calendar of events Jan. 27-Feb. 2
Mississippi Museum of Art, 201 E. Pascagoula St., in Downtown Jackson, Miss., presents Mary Lovelace ONeal, a survey of more than 25 years of ONeals abstract paintings. On...
47. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 08, 2001
Calendar for Oct. 8-Oct. 14
The International Association of Administrative Professionals monthly meeting is 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-East. The speaker is Charlotte Doyle, IAAP Tennessee division adviser and immediate past Ten...
48. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 01, 2001
Minority Enterprise Development Week, Oct. 1 through Oct. 5, brings together minority business owners, buyers and procurement representatives from corporate America, federal, state and local governments. In keeping with this years t...
49. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 08, 1999
March 8 March 8 The Memphis Area Radio Stations Association will sponsor a seminar at the Ridgeway Inn featuring consultant Irwin Pollack. His topics will be radio ad selling from 8:30 a.m. to noon and radio station management from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. ...
50. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, June 08, 1998
June 8 June 8 Laurelwood Business and Professional Women will meet at Davis-Kidd Booksellers, 387 Perkins Road Ext. Dinner is at 5:30 p.m., and the meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call Jane McGoldrick at 685-0495. June 9 The Direct...
51. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, May 18, 1998
May 19 May 19 Memphis World Trade Club will meet at noon at the Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. The speaker will be Robert Milner of Wilkinson and Snowden who will provide an update on the Memphis Joint Intermodal Terminal. The cost is $16 per per...
52. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, May 11, 1998
May 11 May 11 The Laurelwood Business and Professional Women will meet at Davis-Kidd Booksellers. Dinner is at 5:30 p.m., and the meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call Jane McGoldrick at 685-0495. Public Issues Forum will meet at th...
53. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, May 04, 1998
May 5 May 5 The Greater Memphis Association for Quality will hold its annual awards dinner from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Peabody. The cost is $40 per person. For more information, call Jim Lippy at 383-4611. May 6 The Greater Memphis Associatio...
54. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, February 27, 1996
02-27 Real briefs Home Expo 96, the regions largest annual home-building products show, will be held Friday through Sunday at the Agricenter International. The expo will feature about 250 booths that will display new trends, products and technologie...