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1. Criswell Take Reins As MAAR Board President
- Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Tommie Criswell has begun her yearlong tenure as president of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors’ board of directors. Criswell has actively volunteered with MAAR for more than 20 years. At Crye-Leike East Memphis, where she serves as broker/manager, she focuses on residential real estate along with some commercial real estate sales.
2. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some of Those Who Died in 2016
- Monday, January 2, 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. Dodging a Disaster With Volkswagen?
- Saturday, March 26, 2016
Next month will mark five years since the first Passat rolled off the assembly line at Chattanooga’s Volkswagen plant. Most anniversaries are a cause for celebration.
But as Chattanoogans blow out the candles on this particular milestone they’ll be hoping that Volkswagen’s diesel emissions troubles will soon be extinguished, too, and that the new SUV model they’ll start producing this year will help VW emerge from the crisis a better and stronger company than before.
4. Duke Takes Reins at Friends for Life
- Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Longtime nonprofit administrator Diane Duke recently took the helm of Friends for Life as its new executive director. In her new role, the Los Angeles native leads and oversees an organization that’s helping those affected by HIV/AIDS through the provision of education, housing, food, transportation and healthy life skills training.
5. Plane Talk
- Saturday, July 4, 2015
It was 2012 and Tom Jones was growing increasingly frustrated.
The root of Jones’ discontent was the high fares Delta Air Lines was extracting from Mid-Southerners at Memphis International Airport.
6. Dr. Neil Bomar Joins Support Solutions
- Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Dr. Neil Bomar has joined Support Solutions as its first staff psychiatrist, a role in which he will help individuals with intellectual disabilities and those with a history of long-term mental illness who are currently supported by the organization. Bomar’s addition makes Support Solutions one of the only industry providers in the Mid-South to provide this level of support.
7. Living Well
- Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Depression doesn’t make reservations in advance. It just descends. There is also no formula for a human being’s breaking point. Especially when there could be neurologic or psychiatric forces in play, perhaps without the affected person even being aware of them.
8. Living Well Network Battles Depression in the Mid-South
- Tuesday, December 3, 2013
The Dennis H. Jones Living Well Network and Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare are seeing increased activity in the second year of helping people navigate depression, stress and the challenges of life.
9. Straighten Up and Fly Right
- Friday, May 25, 2012
NOTE TO DELTA AND THE AIRPORT AUTHORITY: IT’S NOT YOUR AIRPORT. Tom Jones has suggested that Delta is doing to us what hard-core protagonist Debbie did to Dallas. This time around, Delta is the only one deriving any pleasure out of the act and charging us two, three, even four times the going rate for the experience.
10. Jazz Orchestra Swings Into Calvary and the Arts Concert
- Wednesday, November 9, 2011
The Memphis Jazz Orchestra’s date at the annual Calvary and the Arts series usually falls the same week as Veterans Day.
That is the case again this Wednesday, Nov. 9, for the concert, which begins at 12:05 p.m. and ends 45 to 50 minutes later with a light lunch for $5 at the historic Calvary Episcopal Church, 102 N. Second St.
- Thursday, September 1, 2011
State Systems will host a lunch and learn titled “High Definition Surveillance – Seeing is Believing” Thursday, Sept. 1, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Embassy Suites Memphis, 1022 S. Shady Grove Road. The event is free, and lunch will be provided. To register, contact Debbie Jones at 531-6564 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Talk Shoppe will present “The Mastermind Principle: From the Book ‘Think & Grow Rich’ by Napoleon Hill” Wednesday, Aug. 31, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call Jo Garner at 482-0354.
- Tuesday, August 30, 2011
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, Aug. 30, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Nancy Williams, executive director of the Memphis Child Advocacy Center, will speak. Cost is $18 per person. For reservations, email Taylor Hughes at email@example.com.
- Monday, August 29, 2011
Autism Speaks Benefit Night will be held Monday, Aug. 29, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Smoothie King, 3615 Houston Levee Road, suite 109. Twenty percent of purchases will benefit Autism Speaks and the Memphis Satellite Walk to be held Sept. 11. For more information, visit www.walknowforautismspeaks.org/tennessee.
- Thursday, May 12, 2011
Lipscomb Pitts Breakfast Club will hold a technology lunch and learn with State Systems Inc. Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Old Venice Pizza Co., 368 Perkins Road Extended. The topic is “Impact of Emerging Technology on Cabling Systems.” For reservations, contact Debbie Jones at 531-6564 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Wednesday, May 11, 2011
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at its office, 5100 Poplar Ave., suite 502. Participants will review the essential best practices of fundraising and critical issues that must be addressed to be successful. 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.
- Tuesday, May 10, 2011
The National Association of Women Business Owners Memphis will meet Tuesday from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave. Deidre Malone of the Carter Malone Group will present “What’s New in PR and Marketing.” For more information or to register, contact Barbara Knight at email@example.com or Nita Black at 413-1315, or visit www.nawbo.org.
18. Hyneman Sells Lakeland Outparcel To California Investors
- Tuesday, June 30, 2009
2957 Canada Road
Lakeland, TN 38002
Sale Amount: $2 Million
Sale Date: June 19, 2009
Buyer: Debbie Ann Martinez and Michael Amerio, as trustees of the Debbie Ann Martinez 2003 Trust (50 percent); and Dawn Lizabeth Bubion and Michael Amerio, as trustees of the Dawn Lizabeth Bubion 2003 Trust (50 percent)
Seller: Corner Shops LLC
19. Green Paper Trail Leads to Ware
- Friday, May 1, 2009
It hasn’t been a good week and a half for City Council member Barbara Swearengen Ware.
She celebrated her birthday last week with a custom she picked up from a caterer delivering the council members their lunch at City Hall. During a break in committee action, as reporters and other council members wondered about several $1 bills pinned to her red jacket, Ware explained that she had never heard of the custom before but was game for it.
20. Ware Implicated but Not Charged in Bribery at Clerk's Office
- Wednesday, April 29, 2009
Memphis City Council member Barbara Swearengen Ware has been implicated but not charged in bribery allegations at the county clerk’s office.
21. Avent Joins Smith Seckman Reid
- Wednesday, December 17, 2008
Justin Avent has joined Smith Seckman Reid Inc. as a civil engineer for its environmental group.
22. Caraway Named ‘Rising Star’ By Midsouth Superlawyers
- Wednesday, December 10, 2008
Kirk Caraway of Allen, Summers, Simpson, Lillie & Gresham PLLC has been selected as a “Rising Star” in the field of Labor and Employment Litigation by Law & Politics Midsouth Superlawyers publication for 2008.
23. New Playground Could Become Cooper-Young Rallying Point
- Tuesday, March 4, 2008
Peabody Elementary School and the Cooper-Young Community Association (CYCA) began 2008 united in what school administrators and neighborhood leaders hope will become a positive partnership through the simple act of play.
24. 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.
25. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 29, 2005
ABWA Presents Business and Community Involvement Awards
Orchestral Society Names New Board Members
The Memphis Orchestral Society Inc. named Jeff Sanford chairman of its board of directors, effective July 1. Sanford, president of the Center Ci...
26. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 8, 2005
TMA Elects Surgeon to Board of Trustees
Local Surgeon Elected to Medical Association Board
The Tennessee Medical Association elected vascular surgeon Dr. Hugh Francis III to serve a three-year term on its Board of Trustees. Francis previously ...
27. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 2, 2004
MEMPHIS FOOD BANK APPOINTS ASST
The Food Bank Appoints Assistant Director
Estella Mayhue-Greer was appointed assistant director of the Memphis Food Bank. Greer has been with The Food Bank for eight years. She previously served as agency relati...
28. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 31, 2003
Edmiston, Lollar Named Master School Board Members
Edmiston, Lollar Named Master School Board Members Shelby County Board of Education members Anne Edmiston and Ron Lollar earned the designation Master School Board Member, the highest title confe...
29. 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...
30. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, September 24, 2003
Realtors Association Announces President, Board
MAAR Confirms Officers, Board Members The Memphis Area Association of Realtors confirmed president-elect Bob Turner as 2004 president and elected Sue Stinson-Turner as 2004 president-elect. Neil Hub...
31. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 13, 2002
John Koonce, Michael A
John Koonce, Michael A. Wells and Tarie Smith, all Memphis residents, were chosen to win Canadian National Railway Co.s President's Awards for Excellence for 2002. Koonce is general chairman of the Brotherhood of Locomotive...
32. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 7, 2001
William L Donna Sutton joined Peabody Memphis sales and marketing department as national sales manager. Amy Hart joined the department as Fastrak sales manger. Pickering Inc. added the following employees to its staff: Megan Olson joined as a civil ...
33. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 27, 2000
Calendar Feb March 27 The Shelby County Election Commission will meet at 4 p.m. in Suite 850, Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main. March 28 A Law Enforcement Block Grant public hearing will take place at 7 p.m. in the Memphis Board of...
34. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 27, 1999
AutoZone Inc AutoZone Inc. has announced the following promotions: Bill Rhodes, previously vice president of finance, was promoted to senior vice president of finance. Mike Broderick, previously regional manager, was promoted to vice president-store...
35. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 18, 1998
Bean, Ison & Ruleman PLLC, CPAs & Consultants has announced the following promotions: Patricia M Bean, Ison & Ruleman PLLC, CPAs & Consultants has announced the following promotions: Patricia M. Colley to tax manager, Dana D. Horner ...
36. Archived Article: Abwa Free Seminars Lj
- Monday, April 6, 1998
By LAURIE JOHNSON Free seminars offered at national businesswomens conference By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Professional women interested in polishing their organizational skills, navigating the stock market, traveling more confidently or develop...
37. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 28, 1998
State Technical Institutes corporate center has added three assistant directors to its staff: State Technical Institutes corporate center has added three assistant directors to its staff: Jane Sipes is the new assistant director of distance learning...
38. Archived Article: Back
- Wednesday, October 16, 1996
Education symposium to feature BellSouth CEO Education symposium to feature BellSouth CEO A symposium today at the University of Memphis will focus on the role businesses can take in the continuing effort to improve and update local education. With ...