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1. Artist Cat Peña Named Director Of CBU’s Ross Gallery
- Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Cat Peña, a Memphis-based artist, arts administrator and independent public art consultant, has been named director of the Beverly & Sam Ross Gallery at Christian Brothers University. As an artist, Peña’s work in recent years has centered on public art installations, including “There’s More To Be Proud Of,” a canopy of metallic streamers on display in the Edge District through next February. In addition, she is the founder of Collabortory, a creative platform that expands public art practices through collaborative and social practices.
- Tuesday, November 1, 2016
The fourth annual Jewish Literary and Cultural Arts Festival kicks off with author Jonathan Safran Foer on Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 8 p.m. in the Memphis Jewish Community Center’s Shainberg Art Gallery, 6560 Poplar Ave. Visit jccmemphis.org/LitFest for a details, tickets and a festival schedule.
- Monday, October 31, 2016
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host “Reel Masters: Chefs Casting About With Timing & Grace” authors Susan Schadt, Lisa Buser and Kelly English for a discussion and signing Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 6:30 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
- Saturday, October 29, 2016
Strut! Memphis, a fashion show benefiting the Community Legal Center, will be held Thursday, Nov. 3, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Mercedes-Benz of Memphis, 5389 Poplar Ave. The fashionable evening will include live music, food and wine, a silent auction and more. Buy tickets at strutmemphis.com.
- Friday, January 10, 2014
The Whitehaven Partnership will meet Friday, Jan. 10, from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Whitehaven branch library, 4120 Millbranch Road. Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir, and representatives from the Memphis Police Department and other city agencies will discuss improving Whitehaven neighborhoods. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 345-3695.
6. Creative Aging Mid-South Delivers Arts to Elderly
- Monday, January 6, 2014
Meryl Klein is on a mission to bring color, music, movement and beauty to senior citizens throughout the Mid-South.
The executive director of Creative Aging Mid-South has built a roster of local professional singers, musicians, visual artists, storytellers, actors and workshop artists to create meaningful artistic experiences for elderly audiences.
7. Sesley-Baymon Named CEO of Memphis Urban League
- Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Tonja Sesley-Baymon has been appointed president and CEO of the Memphis Urban League by its board of directors. Sesley-Baymon, who has worked with the league for eight years, previously served as programs director for the 70-year-old organization. In her new role, she will provide executive leadership to the league and advocate on behalf of social justice and economic issues affecting Memphis.
8. Summer of Cloar
- Friday, June 21, 2013
Stanton Thomas remembers his first encounter with Carroll Cloar’s art. It was eight years ago as Thomas, the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art’s curator, was about to interview for the job he now has.
9. Committee Split on Park Renaming Options
- Wednesday, April 24, 2013
The nine-member ad hoc committee that is supposed to come up with recommendations for the Memphis City Council on what to call three Confederate-themed city parks displayed a clear rift Monday, April 22.
10. Meadows Named Director of Memphis Jewish Home & Rehab
- Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Bobby Meadows has joined Memphis Jewish Home & Rehab as executive director. Meadows, a licensed nursing home administrator, has 13 years of nursing home experience, including 11 as an executive director. Most recently, he served for six years at Allenbrooke Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Memphis.
- Saturday, February 2, 2013
Nike Inc. will host construction symposiums for locally owned small, women-owned and minority businesses Thursday, Feb. 7, and Friday, Feb. 8, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the U of M Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 1 N. Front St. Attendees will learn about construction opportunities at Nike’s Memphis expansion. R.S.V.P. to Brenda Montgomery at email@example.com or 543-3500.
- Saturday, January 19, 2013
Playhouse on the Square will present “Sunset Boulevard” Friday, Jan. 25, through Feb. 17 at Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org for times and tickets.
- Saturday, January 12, 2013
The Circuit Playhouse and Hattiloo Theatre will present “The Mountaintop” Friday, Jan. 18, through Feb. 10 at Circuit, 51 S. Cooper St. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org for times and tickets.
- Monday, January 7, 2013
The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law will host student loan expert Heather Jarvis Tuesday, Jan. 8, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the school’s Wade Auditorium, 1 N. Front St. Jarvis’ seminar is part of a new comprehensive workshop to help students navigate their second and third years of law school. Visit memphis.edu/law for details.
- Saturday, January 5, 2013
WKNO-TV will host Downton Abbey Tea for Three to celebrate the show’s season three launch Saturday, Jan. 5, at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the WKNO studios, 7151 Cherry Farms Road. The event will include a screening of the first hour of the new season and refreshments donated by John’s Pantry. Tickets are free, but seating is limited. Visit wkno.org or call 458-2521.
- Friday, January 4, 2013
POTS@TheWorks will present “The Left Hand Singing” Friday, Jan. 4, through Jan 27 at TheatreWorks, 2085 Monroe Ave. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org for times and tickets.
- Friday, August 10, 2012
Christian Brothers University’s Beverly & Sam Ross Gallery will host an opening reception for the Memphis Camera Club’s “A Walk Through History (Floor to Ceiling)” Friday, Aug. 10, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Plough Memorial Library on CBU’s campus, 650 East Parkway S. Call 321-3243.
- Thursday, August 9, 2012
Chandler Reports will present the Master Your Market Second Quarter Update Thursday, Aug. 9, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Germantown Great Hall & Conference Center, 1900 S. Germantown Road. A panel of real estate professionals will provide perspectives on local market activity. Cost is $10 for Chandler subscribers and $15 for nonsubscribers. Register at seminars.memphisdailynews.com.
- Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Chandler Reports will hold hands-on training seminars on its Shelby County Residential Service Wednesday, Aug. 8, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Memphis Area Association of Realtors computer lab, 6393 Poplar Ave. Cost is free. Contact Wendy Greenlaw at firstname.lastname@example.org or 528-5273.
20. Best Times to Host Senior Expo
- Tuesday, July 26, 2011
The Best Times, a monthly news magazine for active, mature Mid-Southerners, will host a Senior Expo and Health Fair on Wednesday, July 27, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Oak Court Mall, 4465 Poplar Ave.
- Friday, March 20, 2009
MemphisInvest will hold a property-buying conference today from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at its in-house training center, 130 Timber Creek Drive. The conference is free and seating is limited. To register, call 751-7191 or e-mail email@example.com.
- Thursday, March 19, 2009
The University of Phoenix will host a “Tough Times” workshop today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Memphis campus, 65 Germantown Court, Suite 100. The workshop topics will include resume writing, financial planning and living on a budget. The workshop is free. To register, call 522-6865.
- Friday, April 11, 2008
Lakeside Behavioral Health System will host the 2008 Employee Assistance Program Conference today from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the main Lakeside campus, 2911 Brunswick Road in Bartlett. The conference is provided as a service to regional behavioral health professionals at no cost. For more information or to register, call 377-4700, Ext. 267.
- Thursday, April 10, 2008
The Society of Entrepreneurs' lunch and discussion will be held today at noon at The Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave., ninth floor. Attorney Alan G. Crone will speak about "Non-competes, Trade Secret Prohibition and Intellectual Property." The cost is $25 and reservations should be made by contacting Pearson Crutcher at 682-9920 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Friday, January 11, 2008
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors will hold a seminar titled "Start Your Home Value Research with Starting Point," a tool for appraising homes, today from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the MAAR office, 6393 Poplar Ave. Register online at www.maar.org or e-mail email@example.com.
- Thursday, January 10, 2008
The Memphis Bar Association will hold a continuing legal education course today from 8:50 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis hotel, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. The course is the annual John Dice Seminar and is worth six hours of CLE credit. For more information, call the MBA at 527-3573.
27. Ethics Ordinance Continues At Commission Forefront
- Friday, October 26, 2007
They never received their free tickets to University of Memphis football games and the university doesn't offer freebies for basketball games.
So, it would appear members of the Shelby County Board of Commissioners are hoping for a quiet off-season after a controversial tweaking of the four-month-old ethics ordinance covering county government.
28. Dixon Gallery and Gardens Appoints Sharp as Director
- Wednesday, July 25, 2007
The Dixon Gallery and Gardens Board of Trustees has appointed Kevin Sharp as the museum's new director. Sharp received a bachelor's degree in art history from Central Missouri State University and completed graduate studies at the University of Illinois in art history and architecture. He previously served as the research curator for The Art Institute of Chicago and as the curator of American art at the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, Fla.
29. 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.
- Wednesday, September 20, 2006
The Center City Commission presents P-Smoov, Lex G., Tom Skeemask & The Memphis Movement as part of the second annual Court Square Concert Series today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Court Square in Downtown Memphis. The concert series will feature local bands every Wednesday through Oct. 25 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Other featured performers this year include the The Billy Gibson Band and The Memphis Allstars. The concerts are free and open to the public. For more information, call CCC special events manager Stephanie Ziemba at 575-0546.
- Wednesday, May 17, 2006
National Seminars Group presents "Handling Difficult and Demanding Customers: A Communication Course" Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Holiday Inn Mt. Moriah, 2490 Mt. Moriah Road. The seminar is aimed at anyone in a customer-contact position who wants to handle difficult people better, resolve complaints faster and cope with job stress. Cost is $169. Call (800) 258-7246 or visit www.nationalseminarstraining.com to register.
- Monday, May 15, 2006
The Small Business Chamber meets Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. at Holiday Inn, Poplar Avenue and Interstate 240. The luncheon commemorates the chamber's second anniversary. For more information, call 259-1093 or visit www.smallbusinesschamber.com.
33. 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.
34. 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 ...
35. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 10, 2003
Chancellor Arnold Goldin and General Sessions Judges Phyllis Gardner and Gwen Rooks completed a Judicial Academy conducted by
Local Judges Complete State Judicial Academy Chancellor Arnold Goldin and General Sessions Judges Phyllis Gardner and Gw...
36. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, October 8, 2003
WMC Forecaster Wins Speech Communicator Award Dave Brown, senior weather forecaster for WMC-TV 5, was named Tennessee Speech Communicator of the Year by the Tennessee Communicator Association. Brown, who has worked for WMC for 26 year...
37. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, October 1, 2003
(ephotos) Commercial property manager Dan Chancey and commercial property administrator Donna Palmer of Clark & Clark received
DAs Office Appoints New Prosecutors The Shelby County District Attorneys Office announced the appointments of three...
38. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 12, 2003
Julie Wittichen Gasaway has become an associate at Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects
Julie Wittichen Gasaway has become an associate at Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects. She joined the firm in 1990 and earned a bachelors degree from the University o...
39. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, May 8, 2000
Dr Calendar May 8-15 May 8 The Shelby County Republican Womens Club will meet at 10:45 a.m. at the Adams Mark Hotel. For reservations, contact Mary Xiques at 758-2775. May 9 Flying Colors will host a "Cancer 101" seminar at 11 a.m. at Flyi...
40. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 18, 1999
Oct Oct. 18 The Memphis Songwriters Association will meet at 7 p.m. at the University of Memphis in the Harris Music Building, Room 101. For more information, call 577-0906 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Consumer Credit Counseling Service will offer ...
41. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 11, 1999
Oct Oct. 11 Shelby County Republican Women will meet at 10:45 a.m. at the Adams Mark Hotel, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. The guests include Congressmen Ed Bryant and Van Hilleary. Lunch is $14. For reservations, call Jean Drumwright at 756-5808. Consumer Cr...