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1. Hospital Indemnity Coverage On the Rise
- Friday, December 8, 2017
As a way of offsetting high out-of-pocket medical expenses following a hospital stay, including ambulance costs, more employees are adding supplemental hospital indemnity coverage to their plans through their employers. With the cost of the average hospital stay at nearly $20,000 in Tennessee and the average cost per night topping $4,800, “gap plans” are becoming more popular ways for people to bridge the gap on potential expenses.
- Saturday, September 30, 2017
The Junior League of Memphis will hold an Antiques on the Lawn Sale Saturday, Sept. 30, starting at 9 a.m. at the Community Resource Center, 3475 Central Ave. Items for sale include fine furniture, china, crystal, rugs, collectibles, artwork, cookware and more; all proceeds benefit JLM’s Repeat Boutique. Visit jlmemphis.org.
- Friday, September 29, 2017
Hattiloo Theatre will perform the Celeste Bedford Walker comedy “Sassy Mamas” Friday, Sept. 29, through Oct. 22 at 37 S. Cooper St. Visit hattiloo.org for show times and tickets.
4. SunTrust to Launch Financial Wellness Program
- Thursday, July 6, 2017
Physical fitness initiatives have become an increasingly familiar part of corporate life, from employee health risk assessments to offering financial incentives to improve wellness. SunTrust Banks Inc. wants to help companies offer a twist on that concept – fiscal wellness.
5. State Of The Suburbs
- Saturday, February 11, 2017
With its central location, unparalleled access to major roads, rails, runways and rivers and low cost-of-living, it’s no surprise that Memphis and the surrounding area is a popular destination for corporate headquarters, national retail brands and major industrial centers.
6. How To Innovate Like A Startup
- Thursday, January 7, 2016
Ann Thompson, The Garage Group; Kristi Zuhlke, Knowledge Hound; Tarrae Schroeder, Kellogg; Kristine Greiwe, LYFT; Luana Nichifor, Proctor & Gamble
Ann Thompson began the talk about her big company background, at Proctor and Gamble. Then, switched to her life now at a startup. The garage group helps enables corporations to innovate and grow like startups.
7. New Consumer Research & Brand Measurement
- Thursday, November 26, 2015
New Frontier of Consumer Research, Olga Diamandis, Senior Manager, Open Innovation, Mattel. Three key things are happening that are changing research: Crowdsourcing, big data and artificial intelligence. We will mine these dimensions, but first let’s take a brief look at the history of marketing research.
8. Ready.Fund.Grow! Offers Help for Women-Owned, Small Businesses
- Saturday, February 14, 2015
Small and women-owned businesses will have new sources of capital and know-how in 2015, thanks to a new initiative, Ready.Fund.Grow!, being developed by Pathway Lending and the Tennessee Small Business Development Center (TSBDC), along with a new Women’s Business Center which will be operated by Pathways.
9. Investing in Entrepreneurship Key to City’s Success
- Wednesday, February 4, 2015
When approaching economic development in Memphis, it’s important to consider the impact that high-growth entrepreneurial companies have made locally and nationwide.
In fact, the Kauffman Foundation found that most net new jobs in the last 30 years have come from high-growth entrepreneurial companies.
10. Randy Odom Named CEO of Memphis Athletic Ministries
- Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Randy Odom has been named president and chief executive officer of Memphis Athletic Ministries. Odom joined MAM in 2006 as a neighborhood center director and became chief operating officer in 2012. In his new role, he oversees all operations and programming for 10 neighborhood youth centers that serve more than 900 underserved youth after school each day.
11. Hill to Lead MIFA’s COOL Program
- Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Andrea Hill has been named manager of Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association’s COOL (College Offers Opportunities for Life) program, which provides higher education counseling, life skills training and mentorship opportunities to 11th- and 12th-graders from G.W. Carver and Booker T. Washington High Schools. Hill previously worked as director of volunteer services for Cool Girls Inc. in Atlanta.
12. Checking Out the Meanings Behind ‘Glamazon’
- Thursday, July 31, 2014
I was checking something out online the other day when I came across the word glamazon.
Glamazon is not in many dictionaries, though it is in Wordnik. Wordnik’s cofounder, Erin McKean, gave a great TED Talk in 2007, “The Joy of Lexicography.” You can watch it on YouTube. I recommend it wholeheartedly.
13. Obama: Power Plant Rule Will Shrink Power Prices
- Tuesday, June 3, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday aimed at cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third by 2030. But it delays the deadline for some states to begin complying until long after President Barack Obama leaves office.
14. Transitioning Between Corporate and Nonprofit
- Friday, May 9, 2014
Career transitions are all the rage these days. Whether it’s moving between jobs more frequently or updating your skill set midstream, change is happening. One trend growing in popularity is employees who are making a move between the nonprofit and corporate worlds.
15. I Choose Memphis: Bradley James Leon
- Monday, February 17, 2014
“I Choose Memphis” spotlights Memphians who are passionate about calling this community home. New Memphis Institute provides the profiles.
Name: Bradley James Leon
16. Community Oasis
- Saturday, October 19, 2013
A visitor walking the winding, sun-dappled paths of Memphis Botanic Garden past stands of maple trees and beds of hydrangeas might never guess that there was a time when a black cloud hung low over the East Memphis attraction.
17. Logistics Limelight
- Saturday, October 5, 2013
World-renowned as a logistics and distribution hub, Memphis will further raise its profile this month with events that showcase the city’s transportation assets and standing in the global economy.
18. Woeppel Named CEO of UT Medical Group
- Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Charles “Chuck” Woeppel has been named chief executive officer of UT Medical Group Inc. Woeppel, who has served as the organization’s chief operating officer since 2012, will also continue in that role.
19. Wal-Mart Pushes ‘Made in America’ at Summit
- Friday, August 23, 2013
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is hoping for a groundswell "made-in-America" movement.
- Thursday, July 11, 2013
The American Payroll Association Memphis chapter will meet Thursday, July 11, at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Mario Musarra, past president of the Memphis Society for Human Resource Management, will discuss employee classifications and the Fair Labor Standards Act. Cost is $20 for members and $30 for nonmembers. Visit memphisapa.org.
- Wednesday, July 10, 2013
The Project Management Institute Memphis chapter will meet Wednesday, July 10, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at DoubleTree Hotel, 5069 Sanderlin Ave. Bob Mahler, consultant for the U.S. Deparment of Homeland Security, will present “Common Sense Risk Management.” Registration, which includes dinner, begins at 5:45 p.m. Cost is $20 at the door. Visit pmimemphis.org.
22. FordHarrison Law Firm Joins Global HR Alliance
- Saturday, June 15, 2013
FordHarrison LLP, a labor and employment law firm with operations in Memphis, has joined Ius Laboris, the world’s largest alliance of human resources and pensions law firms.
23. FordHarrison Law Firm Joins Global HR Alliance
- Friday, June 14, 2013
FordHarrison LLP, a labor and employment law firm with operations in Memphis, has joined Ius Laboris, the world’s largest alliance of human resources and pensions law firms.
24. CBU Names Sumner-Winter Director of Stewardship
- Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Wendy Sumner-Winter has been appointed director of stewardship and donor engagement at Christian Brothers University. In the newly created position, Sumner-Winter will oversee planning, strategy development and implementation of initiatives to increase communication and connections with the CBU community, including donors, alumni and friends.
25. Memphis in May Seeks Local Swedes for Festival
- Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The 37th annual Memphis in May International Festival is a salute to Sweden, a country whose climate differs greatly from the host town but perhaps has some parallels in its rich history.
“The joke about Sweden is that nobody’s really from Sweden except for the Vikings and they’re long gone,” said Diane Hampton, executive vice president of Memphis in May. “But they all came there from other places. It’s kind of a melting pot of cultures as well – and a cold melting pot.”
26. Levenger Leases Up EastPark IV
- Friday, December 14, 2012
A Delray Beach, Fla.-based specialty retail company is relocating its Memphis distribution warehouse within the Southeast submarket.
Levenger has inked 96,400 square feet in EastPark Distribution Center IV, 5265 Hickory Hill Road, bringing the 372,800-square-foot building to full occupancy. Levenger also has an operation at 3530 E. Raines Road.
27. Local Logistics Firms Expand Medical Real Estate Offerings
- Monday, December 3, 2012
Memphis area industrial brokers are reporting an increase in activity with third-party and proprietary logistics companies involved in distribution of medical/pharma-related product.
During the second half of this year, several local companies have inked new leases that will expand their overall space in the Memphis area, creating new jobs in the process.
28. Levine Named President of Southern Growth Studio
- Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Mark Levine has joined Southern Growth Studio as president. In his role, Levine leads the firm’s Strategic Analysis team and plays a key part in the company’s culture, business development and client relationship management.
- Wednesday, September 12, 2012
The Tennessee Society for Human Resource Management will hold its 2012 conference and exposition Wednesday, Sept. 12, through Friday, Sept. 14, at Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Visit tnshrmconf.com for a schedule.
- 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.
31. McFarland Named VP At Visible Music College
- Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Christy McFarland has been named the vice president of business at Visible Music College. Previously the director of marketing, McFarland will now oversee VMC’s marketing/public relations, business and operational functions.
32. Global Connections
- Monday, May 7, 2012
Although the Memphis in May International Festival is widely known for its Beale Street Music Festival and World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest, the festival’s focus on developing international economic trade and fostering Memphis companies’ global business relationships remains central to its mission.
33. Literacy Focus of Memphis Campaign
- Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Memphian Beverly Fletcher was a grandmother before her family and friends became aware she couldn’t read.
34. Org Asks What Memphis is Reading
- Friday, February 17, 2012
Literacy Mid-South has kicked off a Twitter campaign to get Memphians talking about their favorite books.
“What are you reading, Memphis?” encourages people to tweet about books they’re reading, using the hashtag #ReadMemphis.
35. Defense Cuts Test Lawmakers' Resolve on Deficits
- Tuesday, February 7, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama's call to shrink the military, shut bases and cancel weapons to meet the demand for budget cuts tests the resolve of lawmakers who came to Washington determined to slash the deficit.
36. ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital Makes Memphis Stop
- Tuesday, November 15, 2011
After a week in Memphis, the second generation of the ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital and its crew of 22 goes back to work for one more year of flights around the world.
Memphis was the final stop in the goodwill tour of the DC-10 donated and outfitted by FedEx Corp. and maintained by the Memphis-based company since 1992.
37. CMOM Names Roberts Marketing, Fundraising Coord.
- Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Carrie Callaway Roberts has been named marketing and fundraising coordinator at The Children’s Museum of Memphis.
38. Google Reveals Energy Use to Show Search is Green
- Friday, September 9, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Stung by concerns that using Google is bad for the planet, the Internet search giant has revealed exactly how much electricity the company uses and how much greenhouse gases it produces in an effort to show its business model is environmentally friendly.
39. Target Faces Much-Watched Union Vote in New York
- Monday, June 20, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Target may be known for its cheap-chic apparel, but workers at one New York store say the company is just plain cheap.
Late Friday night, about 250 workers at a Target store in Long Island plan to vote on whether to join the country's largest retail union. This is the first union vote Target has faced in two decades and if workers vote "yes," the store will be the first of the company's 1,700 locations to bring in organized labor.
40. MGLCC Thwarts Closure, Raising $60K
- Tuesday, June 7, 2011
After facing the threat of closure just weeks ago, the Memphis Gay & Lesbian Community Center at 892 S. Cooper St. has announced that it will remain open, thanks to generous financial support from the community and beyond.
41. A New Home
- Thursday, May 26, 2011
On a humid late May afternoon that signaled the imminent arrival of a sweltering Memphis summer, Burundi native Sedekia Imanairakiza seemed to be in his element, skillfully nurturing the soil and sowing the seeds that will yield fruitful summer crops at Urban Farms, a community garden in the heart of the city.
- Monday, March 14, 2011
WKNO/Channel 10 will air live coverage of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam’s State of the State address as a “Behind the Headlines Special Edition” Monday from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
WKNO/Channel 10 will welcome Robert C. Van Camp, the producer of the television series “Great Scenic Railways,” live Monday on WKNO/Channel 10 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Camp will present his new special “Celebrating North America’s Steam Railways.” For more information, visit www.wkno.org.
43. Burns Aims to Help PDS Work Toward Public Purpose
- Friday, March 11, 2011
Lee Burns has always been passionate about education.
Although his job as headmaster is to inspire the more than 630 boys that attend Presbyterian Day School, it was his grandfather, Maj. Arthur Burns, and Lee’s brother, Graham, who first inspired Burns to learn.
44. Despite Economy, Americans Don't Want Farm Work
- Tuesday, September 28, 2010
VISALIA, Calif. (AP) – As the economy tanked during the past two years, a debate has raged over whether immigrants are taking jobs that Americans want. Here, amid the sweltering vineyards of the largest farm state, the answer is no.
45. 'A New Day'
- Monday, September 20, 2010
Marvell Mitchell has had it with numbers.
“I’ve read the numbers and I hear people talking about the recession but frankly, there’s an opportunity here,” said Mitchell, who owns Mitchell Technology Group LLC with his wife, Ledelle.
46. The Law of Attraction
- Monday, September 13, 2010
The state of Tennessee is basking in the glow of its growing reputation as a top destination for companies following a myriad of accolades for its favorable and welcoming business climate.
While Chief Executive magazine ranked the Volunteer State the nation’s third best for business, Southern Business & Development magazine named Tennessee its State of the Year.
47. Centre Group Fulfills Companies’ HR Needs
- Monday, August 23, 2010
Tom Kolano is a plant manager, not a human resources specialist. So when he moved to Memphis in 2002 to run American Yeast Corp.’s plant near General DeWitt Spain Airport, the first thing he did was look for a company to manage his human resources needs. After searching and trying out different companies for more than a year, he landed with Memphis’ Centre Group.
48. ‘Holy Grail’ of Recording Uncovered
- Monday, July 26, 2010
A 52-year-old tape recorder described by some as the Holy Grail of the music industry has been discovered in the storage room of the owner of a used bus dealership in Marion, Ark.
But this isn’t just any bus dealership owner. Bob Tucker, owner of Bob Tucker Motors on Interstate 55, is a music industry veteran and one-time leader of the Memphis band that toured with the Beatles in 1964.
49. Risk Aversion Could Hold City Back, Biz Leader Says
- Friday, April 16, 2010
Memphis could be left behind in an economic rebound because it has become a “big company town” with a low tolerance for risk, said Eric Mathews, the co-founder of LaunchMemphis.
50. Cody Named Co-Chair Of Society Of Attorneys General Emeritus
- Thursday, April 1, 2010
Attorney Michael Cody of Burch, Porter & Johnson PLLC was recently named co-chairman of the Society of Attorneys General Emeritus (SAGE).
51. Mid-South Food Bank Seeks Donations
- Thursday, March 18, 2010
Officials at the Mid-South Food Bank are hoping people will use some of the money from their income tax rebates to make a contribution.
52. IRS, States Crack Down on Independent Worker Abuse
- Friday, February 12, 2010
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) - The Internal Revenue Service and 37 states are cracking down on companies that try to trim payroll costs by illegally classifying workers as independent contractors, rather than as full employees, The Associated Press has learned. The practice costs governments billions in lost revenue and can leave workers high and dry when they are hurt at work or are left jobless.
53. Rhea Receives WKNO’s Distinguished Service Award
- Wednesday, December 23, 2009
Stephen H. Rhea has received the Julian Bondurant Distinguished Service Award from WKNO Public Broadcasting.
Rhea is the WKNO Capital Campaign chair and led the campaign for the digital transition that brought in $16.9 million. The campaign enabled the station to build the Digital Media Center.
54. Memphis Companies Tap Into Renewable Energy Sources
- Friday, November 20, 2009
From solar power to wind power, from hybrid automotive technology to geothermal engineering, Memphis companies large and small are tapping into renewable energy.
The biggest news story surrounding local businesses going green involves shipping giant FedEx Corp., whose president and CEO Fred Smith earlier this year unveiled the company’s plans to become more energy-efficient and environmentally friendly through its EarthSmart initiative.
55. TennCut: Why the state Medicaid program is slashing services to thousands of disabled people
- Monday, November 2, 2009
Thyroid disease, congestive heart failure, blood clots, anemia and rheumatoid arthritis are just some of the health problems Memphian Ann B. wakes up to every day. For 11 years, she has been covered under a class of TennCare called Supplemental Social Security, or the “Daniels” class. Ann asked that her last name be kept anonymous.
56. Construction Specifications Institute Elects Davidson President of Memphis Chapter
- Wednesday, August 12, 2009
Pam Davidson has been elected president of the Memphis chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute. Davidson will serve as the third female president in the organization’s 50-year history.
- Thursday, August 6, 2009
The Mid-South Area Business Travel Association will hold its monthly luncheon today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Select East Memphis, 5795 Poplar Ave. Emily Capadalis of First Tennessee Bank’s Private Client Financial Services Division will speak. Cost is $25 for members and $40 for guests. For more information, visit www.msabta.com.
58. Faughnan Selected For Litigation Counsel of America
- Thursday, April 30, 2009
Brian Faughnan, a partner at the Memphis office of Adams & Reese LLP, has joined the Litigation Counsel of America, an invitation-only trial lawyer honorary society.
59. GM Employees May Get Shutdown Details This Week
- Friday, April 24, 2009
DETROIT (AP) - Thousands of GM workers could learn as early as Thursday that they will be idle for up to nine weeks this summer as the automaker's plants stop making all but its most popular cars and trucks.
60. Shanker Named Partner At Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs
- Wednesday, February 25, 2009
Jill Uiberall Shanker has become a partner at Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs LLP. Shanker is a member of Wyatt’s Corporate and Securities Team.
61. Last Major Investment Banks Change Status
- Tuesday, September 23, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Reserve said Sunday it had granted a request by the country's last two major investment banks - Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley - to change their status to bank holding companies.
62. Kiesewetter Wise’s Thompson Named Among Top 100 Labor Attorneys
- Wednesday, August 6, 2008
Tanja L. Thompson has been named among the nation’s Top 100 Labor Attorneys by the Labor Relations Institute for the second consecutive year.
Thompson is a member of Kiesewetter Wise Kaplan Prather PLC and is the only labor attorney in Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi to receive this professional honor, which puts her in the top 1 percent of labor attorneys throughout the U.S.
63. PBS' Smiley, Others Converge On Memphis to Honor MLK
- Tuesday, April 1, 2008
The eyes of the city and the nation are turning to Memphis this week to mark what will be the 40th anniversary Friday of the death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The city is doing its part to promote the historic moment - and so are other people from around the country.
- Thursday, December 6, 2007
The Memphis Regional Chamber will host its annual Chairman's Membership Luncheon today from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The Peabody Hotel, 149 Union Ave. Cost is $100 for members and $125 for nonmembers. For more information, contact Ericka Milford at email@example.com or 543-3518.
- Wednesday, December 5, 2007
The Mid-South Real Estate Investors Association Inc. will meet today from 10:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the Al Chymia Shrine Temple, 5770 Shelby Oaks Drive. Shelby County Mayor A C Wharton Jr. will be the featured speaker. For registration, call 458-2600 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Tuesday, December 4, 2007
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon in Ballroom B of the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Lunch is $18 per person, and reservations are required. Karanja Ajanaku, editor of the Tri-State Defender, will be the guest speaker. Contact Taylor Hughes at 526-1318 or email@example.com.
67. Barrett Opens Design and Marketing Firm
- Wednesday, October 17, 2007
Stefanie Barrett has opened Barrett Creative, a full-service graphic design and marketing firm. Barrett has more than 15 years of experience. She is a member of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), the Memphis Chamber of Commerce and Women on the Move, and serves as the marketing sponsor for the Commission on Missing and Exploited Children (COMEC) and the Small Business Chamber.
68. Signature's John Cooper Graduates From Leadership Memphis
- Wednesday, August 15, 2007
John Cooper, the creative director of multimedia at Signature Advertising and Marketing Solutions, has graduated with the 2006-2007 class of Leadership Memphis. The program challenges community leaders to make Memphis a better place and advance diversity.
69. FedEx Institute of Technology Names Mandle Executive Director
- Wednesday, August 1, 2007
Shaye R. Mandle has been named executive director of the FedEx Institute of Technology at the University of Memphis. Previously, he worked for the Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC), where he led the business activities of SAIC's Reconnaissance and Surveillance Operation. Mandle has worked as a district director for the former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Dennis Hastert, and as a legislative liaison to the Illinois Department of Revenue.
70. Marshall Changes Administrative Roles at Methodist University Hospital
- Wednesday, May 9, 2007
Barry Marshall has been named administrator of clinical business development at Methodist University Hospital. Marshall has worked at Methodist since 2004 as administrator of the Transplant Institute. Prior to joining Methodist, he worked at the Health Alliance of Greater Cincinnati where he was the administrator of transplant services and later the director of transplant services and managed care. He received a bachelor's degree in health care administration in 1999 from Columbus, Ohio-based Franklin University and a master's degree in business administration in 2005 from Caldwell, Idaho-based Canyon College.
- Wednesday, May 9, 2007
Talk Shoppe presents "Snapshot of the Memphis Multifamily Market" 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.
- Tuesday, May 8, 2007
St. Francis Hospital will host a luncheon for Memphis-area business leaders to discuss hospital quality ratings today at 11:30 a.m. in the St. Catherine's Room at St. Francis, 5959 Park Ave.
- Monday, May 7, 2007
Methodist Transplant Resource Center is holding its annual golf tournament, Transplant Fore Life Classic, today at 11 a.m. at Irene Golf & Country Club, 8141 Irene Blvd. The tournament is limited to 36 teams. For more information or to register, call 516-7993 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
74. Small-Town Canadian Opens Educational Opportunity in Memphis
- Friday, February 16, 2007
Not that Memphis is the largest of metropolitan communities in North America, but for Dr. Allan Ryan, it certainly dwarfs his hometown of Temiscaming, Quebec.
Ryan grew up in the small Canadian "pulp and paper town," which was founded in 1921 by Riordon Pulp and Paper Co. It was created so the company's paper mill workers would have a nice place to live.
75. National News Correspondent Lends Celebrity to YWCA Fund-Raiser
- Wednesday, February 14, 2007
The YWCA of Greater Memphis bills itself as one of the greatest advocates for women and girls in the Memphis and Mid-South. And YWCA officials say they hope getting a little celebrity support will help shed the light on all the organization does.
- Monday, February 5, 2007
The David Lusk Gallery presents "John Torina: Path Into the Wilderness" until Feb. 24 at 4540 Poplar Ave. For more information, call the gallery at 767-3800.
The Animal Protection Association is holding its annual Feral February event. It offers services such as spaying, neutering and rabies shots for feral (alley) cats. The cost is $25. For more information or to donate, call Barbara Standing at 210-1328 or visit www.spaymemphis.com.
77. FBI Special Agent Harrison Named PRSA Communicator of the Year
- Wednesday, January 17, 2007
My Harrison has been named the 2006 PRSA Communicator of the Year by the Memphis chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). She is a special agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in charge of the Memphis field office. Since her arrival in Memphis two years ago, she has supervised a number of high-profile federal investigations, including "Operation Tennessee Waltz," "Operation Tarnished Blue" and "Operation Main Street Sweeper."
78. Reynolds Named Head Baseball Coach at STCC
- Wednesday, September 20, 2006
Alan "Bo" Reynolds has been named the new head baseball coach at Southwest Tennessee Community College. He previously worked at Olive Branch High School, where he was head baseball coach in 2005-2006 after serving as assistant coach from 2003 to 2005. He also coached at Rhodes College from 1990 to 2003, where he was both an assistant coach and head coach and the University of Memphis from 1987 to 1990. There, he was an assistant under head coach Bobby Kilpatrick.
79. Local Marketing Firm NamedAmong Best Places to Work
- Wednesday, June 28, 2006
Memphis-based full-service advertising agency archer>malmo has been ranked as one of the 25 Best Small Companies to Work For in America for the third consecutive year. archer>malmo was ranked 22nd on the list that was compiled
80. Mays Rises to Public Relations Vice Chancellor Post at UT Health Science Center
- Wednesday, May 31, 2006
Sandra Mays has been appointed the first vice chancellor for public relations for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. This is the first time the statewide academic health institution has elevated the communications leadership position to the vice chancellor level with a direct report to the chancellor. Before joining UTHSC, Mays was the director of communications, marketing and public relations for the Memphis Housing Authority and its Division of Housing and Community Development.
81. Ad Agencies Mine Nonprofit Community
- Wednesday, February 1, 2006
The work of a nonprofit agency can seem daunting in the face of limited money and manpower. And it's doubly distressing when you realize the work nonprofit organizations do is necessary to feed, clothe or house people who really need it.
82. Retailers Brace for New Mall's Impact
- Friday, December 23, 2005
For shoppers in the Collierville area, having the $100 million Avenue Carriage Crossing next door is a real boon.
Residents don't have to drive to Saddle Creek anymore to see the latest styles offered by Chico's. They can bring Fido upscale treats from Just Dogs! Gourmet. The proximity of Linens 'n Things precludes a trip to Bed, Bath & Beyond near Wolfchase Galleria.
83. Memphis Theological Seminary Installs New Dean
- Wednesday, October 19, 2005
The board of trustees of Memphis Theological Seminary installed Dr. Barbara A. Holmes as vice president of academic affairs/dean of the seminary. Holmes joined MTS as a faculty member in the ethics and African-American religious studies programs in 1998. She earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Connecticut and a master's degree from Southern Connecticut University.
84. Barnes Elected Chairman of FedEx/St. Jude Classic
- Wednesday, September 21, 2005
Reggie Barnes was elected general chairman of the FedEx St. Jude Classic and president of Youth Programs Inc., the governing body of the PGA Tour event. Barnes previously served as treasurer of Youth Programs. He also is the former chairman of the Memphis and Shelby County Sports Authority and the team selection committee for the AutoZone Liberty Bowl. Barnes is managing director of Morgan Keegan & Co. and also works with Athletic Resource Management.
85. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, March 14, 2005
BBB Presidents Speaks at IAAP Luncheon
Bioworks Foundation Hosts Executive Briefing
The Shelby County Commission meets at 1:30 p.m. at the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. Call 545-4301. The Memphis chapter of...
86. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Monday, December 13, 2004
Finances Braystone Park Land
Harrell Homebuilders LLC has financed three lots in phase three of the Braystone Park Subdivision for $1.4 million, according to The Daily News Public Records Database, ...
87. Archived Article: Best Companies (lead)
- Friday, July 23, 2004
Best Small Companies to Work For In America
Memphis Businesses Focus on Employees
Companies earn recognition for upbeat work environment
The Daily News
Ranking second in the Best Small Companies to Work for in America is ...
88. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Tuesday, June 29, 2004
Marriott Hotel Sells
Marriott Hotel Sells
for $15.3 Million
NSHE Paris LLC has purchased the Memphis Marriott at 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. from Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. for $15.3 million, according to The Daily News Public Rec...
89. Archived Article: Hr (lead)
- Friday, May 7, 2004
Labor Firms Work to Educate Clients
Fair management can help prevent conflicts, lawyers say
The Daily News
The audience: Human resources professionals from across the country. The message: The key to a motivated...
90. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Monday, May 3, 2004
WKNO, Running Pony
Finances Kirby Property
Valenti Mid-South Realty LLC has financed vacant land near Kirby Parkway and Kirby Gate Cove for $1.2 million, according to The Daily News Public Records Database, www.memphisdail...
91. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, July 8, 2002
Calendar of events Jan
Calendar of events July 8-July 14
Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women, 6225 Humphreys Blvd., will offer a community seminar, "Journal Keeping" from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., for four Tuesdays beginning thi...
92. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, June 28, 2002
Going casual for a good cause
Businesses, employees casual for a good cause
By MARY DANDO
The Daily News
Its that one day of the year when wearing a loud Hawaiian shirt or Birkenstocks to a board meeting is totally PC.
Today marks Cas...
93. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 17, 2002
Gary Wilkinson, a partner in the Memphis law firm of Stewart & Wilkinson PLLC was elected to the prestigious Federation of Def Gary Wilkinson, a partner in the Memphis law firm of Stewart and Wilkinson PLLC, was elected to the Federation of Defe...
94. Archived Article: Standout
- Friday, February 8, 2002
Community spirit Community spirit By MARY DANDO The Daily News Diminutive and bespectacled, at 30 Roshun Austin-Wilson is a powerhouse of community development. Austin-Wilson has been executive director of the Orange Mound Development Corp. for the ...
95. Archived Article: Tech Briefs
- Wednesday, December 26, 2001
Kevin Rushing, senior technology consultant for Reynolds, Bone & Griesbeck PLC No change in your pocket? You can still get a Pepsi from a vending machine as long as you have a credit card. Last week, Pepsi-Cola North America implemented a wirele...
96. Archived Article: Tech Focus
- Wednesday, October 24, 2001
Outsourcing leverages technology
Outsourcing leverages technology, experience
By SUE PEASE
The Daily News
International Paper Co. joins a list of businesses outsourcing human resource administration functions in order to streamline proce...
97. Archived Article: Marketplace
- Monday, August 13, 2001
Overcoming credit debt, buying a home is doable despite all odds Investing becomes home for Memphis woman By SUE PEASE The Daily News In December 1999, Dana McCullough began investing for the future. Her goal was to put money into a mutual fund to s...
98. Archived Article: Tech Briefs
- Wednesday, July 18, 2001
Memphis area parents and parents-to-be now have a new local resource on the Internet Memphis area parents and parents-to-be now have a new local resource on the Internet. Memphis BabyZone, http://memphis.babyzone.com, provides a destination for the ...
99. Archived Article: Standout
- Friday, June 1, 2001
By: JENNIFER MURLEY Upbeat on the blues By JENNIFER MURLEY The Daily News Its a no-brainer, says Howard Stovall, in referring to the true birthplace of the blues. "Its the Mississippi Delta without question," he said. "Nobodys going t...
100. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, June 1, 2001
Riverboat ride to celebrate life for cancer survivors Week celebrates life of cancer survivors By MARY DANDO The Daily News The Memphis Cancer Foundation, Flying Colors Cancer Resource Center and the Memphis Cancer Center invite area cancer survivor...