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- Thursday, May 12, 2016
‘Cooper-Young Pup Crawl, benefiting the Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County, is scheduled for Thursday, May 12, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Ten Cooper-Young restaurants will offer canine-themed drinks for the evening and will donate 10 percent of sales from Pup Crawlers. Participants should first stop at the gazebo at Cooper Street and Young Avenue for a free wristband to ensure their sales are counted. Visit memphishumane.org.
2. Fashion Forward
- Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Memphis Fashion Week is celebrating its emergence as a full-fledged event.
For the past three years it has been known as Memphis Fashion Weekend, but a new branding effort through inferno LLC has produced a stable logo and a stable vision.
3. Dixon’s ‘Art on Fire’ Happening Oct. 25
- Saturday, September 27, 2014
The Dixon Gallery and Gardens on Oct. 25 is hosting its biggest night of the year.
“Art on Fire” is the Dixon’s fall party that includes a bonfire, food, live music, a silent auction and more. Now in its fifth year, “Art on Fire” will include live entertainment from fire dancers Beyond Wings, performance artist Eli Gold and music by the Bluff City Backsliders, Grace Askew and drumming group Kindred Spirit.
4. Dixon’s Art on Fire Happening Oct. 25
- Thursday, September 25, 2014
The Dixon Gallery and Gardens on Oct. 25 is hosting its biggest night of the year.
Art on Fire is the Dixon’s fall party that includes a bonfire, food, live music, a silent auction and more. Now in its fifth year at the Dixon, “Art on Fire” will include live entertainment from fire dancers Beyond Wings, performance artist Eli Gold and music by the Bluff City Backsliders, Grace Askew and drumming group Kindred Spirit.
- Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Rizzo’s Diner and the Memphis Crisis Center will hold a “Less to Wine About Wednesday” fundraiser Wednesday, Aug. 13, at the restaurant, 106 G.E. Patterson Ave. Rizzo’s will donate 25 percent of the day’s profits to the crisis center. Visit rizzosdiner.com.
6. We’re All Invited
- Friday, July 11, 2014
MEMPHIS, SERVED IN THE SHELL. Following up last week’s column, this from a reader:
“We have no civic pride, half the population is intent on killing as many as they can and the other part lives behind walls or gates. There was a time in the fifties when you could leave your front door unlocked and keys in the car.”
7. Fundraising Help for Orchestra Continues
- Friday, April 11, 2014
The Kickstarter campaign to raise at least $25,000 for the financially struggling Memphis Symphony Orchestra has beaten its goal, pulling in a little more than $28,500.
That’s one example among many of how, once the orchestra’s dire straits became known earlier this year, supporters have been lining up to come to the rescue. And more chances for the public to help are still to come.
8. Outdoor Sounds
- Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Summer is nearly here. Partygoers have begun packing rooftops, while shoppers and restaurant diners also are keen on a little musical entertainment to help liven up predictable experiences.
And that means Memphis-based Resource Entertainment Group sees opportunity – literally – high and low.
- Thursday, August 4, 2011
The Memphis and Shelby County Division of Planning and Development will hold an open house for those interested in developing brownfields along the Wolf River Thursday, Aug. 4, at 5:30 p.m. at Rhodes College, Frazier Jelke, auditorium C. For more information, contact Marion Jones at 576-7181 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Talk Shoppe will present “How to Buy at Auction and Benefit Auction for Make-A-Wish” Wednesday, Aug. 3, 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 2, 2011
The Memphis Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America will host a professional development seminar Tuesday, Aug. 2, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Joe Incardona of Media Source will conduct a seminar titled “Monitoring, Measuring and Giving Value to Social Media.” To register, call 754-9035 or visit www.prsamemphis.org.
- Monday, August 1, 2011
The Memphis Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America will host a professional development seminar Tuesday, Aug. 2, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Joe Incardona of Media Source will conduct the seminar titled “Monitoring, Measuring and Giving Value to Social Media.” To register, call 754-9035 or visit www.prsamemphis.org.
13. A2H to Host CD Release Party
- Thursday, May 26, 2011
Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates Inc., also known as A2H, is hosting a CD release party Friday, May 27, for Grace Askew and the Black Market Goods.
14. Laurelwood Hosts New Concert Series
- Monday, April 11, 2011
Starting this month, the Laurelwood shopping center in East Memphis is no longer just the place to go for things like fresh-baked bread at Panera Bread or service from the independent book store Davis-Kidd Booksellers.
15. Bradley Named Mid-South Super Lawyer
- Wednesday, February 9, 2011
J. Anthony Bradley has been named for the third consecutive year to the Mid-South Super Lawyers for estate planning and probate practice areas.
16. Fannin Promoted to Director at Youth Villages Dogwood Campus
- Wednesday, May 19, 2010
Nicole Fannin has been promoted director of Youth Villages Dogwood Campus.
Fannin joined Youth Villages as a counselor in 2001. Since then, she has served the organization as program manger and regional supervisor for its foster care program.
- Friday, April 30, 2010
Baptist Women’s Hospital will offer mammogram screenings Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Dazzle Fashion Jewelry & Accessories, 7730 Poplar Ave. Anyone who signs up for a mammogram will also receive giveaways and complimentary lunch from McAllister’s.
18. Festivities Set for Opening Of Memphis Farmers Market
- Friday, April 16, 2010
The Memphis Farmers Market opens for the season at 7 a.m. Saturday with festivities celebrating the 40th anniversary of Earth Day.
The special events include a lettuce planting workshop for children, a simple salad demonstration and lectures on the health benefits of eating greens, at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.
19. 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.
- Wednesday, October 1, 2008
LunaWeb Inc. will sponsor the Seventh Memphis Social Media Breakfast today at 7:30 a.m. at The Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave. The event will feature open discussion on new developments in social media as well as presentations from group members. For more information, visit http://newmedia.meetup.com/84/.
- Tuesday, September 30, 2008
The Memphis Urban League Inc. will host its 2008 Annual Empowerment Luncheon today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The featured speaker will be political strategist Donna Brazile. For reservations, call 272-2491, Ext. 23 or e-mail email@example.com.
22. Northern Tool BuildoutUnder Way at Former Kmart
- Thursday, February 22, 2007
A tenant buildout is under way for a Northern Tool & Equipment Co. in a renovated shopping center at Summer Avenue and White Station Road, with a $2.5 million building permit filed with the city-county Department of Cons
23. Rogers Named News Director At WMC-TV 5
- Wednesday, February 14, 2007
Tracey Rogers has joined the WMC-TV Action News 5 team as news director. Rogers has spent the past six years as news director at WAFF-TV in Huntsville, Ala., which, like WMC-TV, is owned by Raycom Media. She also has worked as assistant news director of WKRN, Nashville's ABC affiliate, as well as WSMV (NBC) and WTVF (CBS). She is a three-time Emmy winner, four-time Associated Press Award winner and recipient of the Edward R. Murrow Award for "Best Spot News Coverage." Her first day is Monday.
24. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 29, 2004
BOMA Inducts 2005 Officers
Gibbons Named to Chair National Committee
Judge Julia Gibbons of Memphis was named by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist as chair of the Budget Committee of the Judicial Conference. Gibbons has bee...
25. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 5, 1998
SCB Computer names officer Jeffrey Cobb has been named chief operating officer and Michael Hirschey named executive vice president of outsourcing and enterprise resource planning services at SCB Computer Technology Inc. Cobb joined SCB in 1983 and s...