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- Saturday, October 10, 2015
Phillip Ashley Chocolates will host a Spectrum tasting event Thursday, Oct. 15, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Jay Etkin Gallery, 942 S. Cooper St. The tasting will feature seven flights of chocolate paired with seven varieties of whiskey, plus live music and hors d’oeuvres. Cost is $60. Visit phillipashleychocolates.com/spectrum for tickets.
- Saturday, June 27, 2015
Memphis Botanic Garden and World Forum Nature will celebrate International Mud Day Monday, June 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. Make mud crafts, including a take-home planting, mud mask and mud paintings. Cost is $3 plus MBG admission. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
3. Grizzlies Draft LSU’s Jarell Martin, Kentucky’s Andrew Harrison
- Friday, June 26, 2015
The Memphis Grizzlies needed more shooting and may have found at least some of it in two off-Broadway draft day trades. But with the 25th overall pick in the first round Thursday night, June 25, the Grizzlies went a different direction and chose 6-foot-9, 235-pound forward Jarell Martin from LSU.
4. Seeds of Nutrition in South Memphis
- Thursday, June 25, 2015
Second in a series of profiles on the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis’ GiVE 365 grantees.
The community garden/urban farming concept literally took root years ago. Knowledge Quest founder and director Marlon Foster remembers well the 25-by-25-foot plot at the Fowler Homes housing project back in 1999. It was a humble beginning planted with a few seeds and a lot of faith and hope.
5. Browne Named RISE Foundation Board Chair
- Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Terri Browne, chief people officer for Sedgwick Claims Management Services Inc., has been named board chair of the nonprofit RISE Foundation, which seeks to improve the lives of low-income working Memphians through financial literacy.
6. A Measure Of Truth
- Friday, June 05, 2015
A MEASURE OF JOURNALISM. As I wondered what to write about while on vacation, I was bailed out by New York Times public editor Margaret Sullivan and my friend Jay Martin, who sent me her article. Ms. Sullivan upon ending her teaching stint at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism left these parting words for her students:
7. Creative Works Conference to Return in October
- Tuesday, May 12, 2015
As a result of last year’s quick sellout, a three-day conference for Memphis’ creative community is returning later this year, this time in a larger space.
The second Creative Works design conference will take place Oct. 1-3, and this year it’s moving from Downtown’s Visible Music School to Central Station. It’s the brainchild of Josh Horton, principal and founder at Memphis-based creative firm Hieroglyph, and tickets go on sale June 1.
8. Kiesewetter Joins Fisher Phillips Law Firm
- Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Jay W. Kiesewetter has joined the Memphis office of Fisher & Phillips LLP as senior counsel. In his new role, Kiesewetter advises clients on issues related to union organizing and elections, arbitrations, negotiations, strikes, lockouts and Labor Board charges.
9. Sweet Potato Baby Cooks Up Awards
- Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Aryen Moore-Alston, executive chef and owner of Sweet Potato Baby, recently received two honors for the boutique catering and baked-goods company she opened in Memphis last year.
Sweet Potato Baby was named a winner of the American Small Business Championship by SCORE, a national organization that mentors entrepreneurs and small-business owners. It was also named to the Greater Memphis Chamber’s “10 to Watch” in 2015 list, which recognized companies and organizations that stood out in 2014 for their leadership in the community.
10. Health Care Records Make Fertile Field for Cyber Crime
- Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Those seemingly harmless medical forms everyone fills out before seeing a doctor can lead to identity theft if they get into the wrong hands.
Names, birthdates and – more importantly – Social Security numbers can help hackers open fake credit lines, file false tax returns and create false medical records. And health care businesses can lag far behind banks, credit card companies and retailers in protecting such sensitive information.
- Thursday, March 27, 2014
Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will host a roundtable with Ayn Maddox, managing partner of coaching and consulting company CreativExpressions, Thursday, March 27, from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at Cheffie’s Cafe, 483 High Point Terrace. The topic is “How Relationships Turn a Salesperson Into a Consultant.” Cost at the door is $20. Visit sms-midsouth.org.
12. Startup Space
- Tuesday, March 04, 2014
The new Cowork Memphis venture in Cooper-Young has quickly developed into a resource and educational hub for freelancers and other busy professionals, helped in part by participation from entrepreneurs like Michael Nunn.
13. Give Memphis a Lift
- Friday, February 14, 2014
CAN’T GET THERE FROM HERE. Rather than walking a mile in other people’s shoes, try riding a mile on their bus.
From where I’m sitting, basically Poplar Plaza, to, say, those new jobs at Electrolux is anywhere from an hour and 35 minutes to two hours and 20 minutes with 75 to 116 stops on three buses – with a nice little half-mile stroll built-in.
14. Bell Joins First State Bank as Commercial Loan Officer
- Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Jonathan Bell has joined First State Bank as vice president/commercial loan officer. Bell, who has more than 13 years of experience in the banking industry, will provide banking services for businesses in Collierville and the surrounding area.
- Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Jan. 15, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at DeVry University, 6401 Poplar Ave., sixth floor. Author and business owner Jay Myers will present “Hitting the Curve Ball.” Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz or call Jo Garner at 482-0354.
16. Lead Local
- Saturday, November 16, 2013
The T-shirt is plain and black with a simple logo that reads “Eat Local,” and if you see someone wearing it, the chances are pretty good they work at a locally owned restaurant.
In recent years there has been a “Buy Local” campaign among some business leaders that’s been hard to miss. Less conspicuous but still easy to find is evidence of perhaps a more influential trend – how the city is moving toward what might be called a “Lead Local” preference based on some recent changes in leadership of some of the city’s most important institutions.
17. US Businesses Worry About a Prolonged Shutdown
- Thursday, October 03, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) – As the government's partial shutdown enters a second day, most companies across the country are doing business as usual. Yet concern is rising that a prolonged shutdown would cause some work at private companies to dry up and consumers to lose faith in the U.S. economy.
18. Woeppel Named CEO of UT Medical Group
- Wednesday, September 04, 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. IRS Apologizes for Targeting Tea Party Groups
- Monday, May 13, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Internal Revenue Service apologized Friday for what it acknowledged was "inappropriate" targeting of conservative political groups during the 2012 election to see if they were violating their tax-exempt status.
20. Ricin in Obama Letter, Odd Packages Scramble Hill
- Thursday, April 18, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — Letters sent to President Barack Obama and a Mississippi senator tested positive for poisonous ricin in preliminary checks Wednesday, and authorities chased reports of other suspicious mail at a U.S. Capitol already on edge.
21. Then and Now
- Saturday, April 06, 2013
Jay Bailey pictured marching bands and floats when his mother told him he was going on a march.
“We thought of it as a parade,” said Bailey, who was 6 years old in March 1968. “We thought of it as something fun.”
22. Obama Seeks Corporate Tax Rate Cut, Loophole Limit
- Thursday, February 23, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama on Wednesday proposed a lower corporate tax rate and an end to dozens of loopholes he said helps U.S. companies move jobs and profits overseas. "It's not right and it needs to change," he said.
23. Seeing Success
- Monday, October 10, 2011
On the surface, they don’t have much in common other than their home turf. They include everything from a venerable law firm, prominent regional investment companies, tech firms and even a business that manufactures food products like hot dogs and sandwich meats.
24. Marlo Thomas Book Looks at Laughter
- Tuesday, October 26, 2010
A lesson learned with laughter, it is said, is a lesson learned well.
In learning about comedy, Marlo Thomas had some of the best teachers in the world in her father Danny Thomas and the other legendary entertainers who were fixtures in the Thomas household, where they would swap stories and entertain each other.
25. Big Oil Strikes Back, Slams Obama's Drilling Ban
- Wednesday, June 23, 2010
LONDON (AP) — Oil executives sent a strong challenge to Barack Obama on Tuesday, warning at a major oil conference that the American president's ban on risky deepwater drilling would cripple world energy supplies.
26. NSA Files $50 Million Line on Collierville Land
- Tuesday, May 04, 2010
NSA LLC, the Collierville-based maker and distributor of Juice Plus nutritional products, has filed a $50 million line of credit through SunTrust Bank for land it owns in Collierville’s Schilling Farms Planned Development.
27. 50 Years of Secrets
- Thursday, April 08, 2010
Catholic priests accused of child sexual abuse in Memphis moved to different parishes and cities without parishioners or authorities being alerted, according to recently opened Circuit Court records.
28. Sharpton’s Peabody Tab Grows With Amended Complaint
- Thursday, January 28, 2010
The Rev. Al Sharpton’s nonprofit civil rights group has an unpaid tab that’s now six figures long. It stems from an event at The Peabody in 2008.
Almost $20,000 has been added to the original bill for a high-profile national convention Sharpton’s group brought to Memphis, according to court documents the hotel’s attorneys filed this month.
29. Civil Rights Museum Crowd Watches History in Works
- Wednesday, January 21, 2009
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A museum dedicated to the history of the civil rights museum drew a crowd on Tuesday of people eager to see history being made in Washington.
The museum is on the site in Memphis where civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King was assassinated in 1968, but about 700 people gathered there Tuesday to watch a live broadcast of the inauguration of President Barack Obama.
- Friday, September 12, 2008
The Memphis Chapter of the Project Management Institute will hold its 8th Annual Professional Development Day today from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in The Peabody hotel Ballroom, 149 Union Ave. Speakers will include Dr. William Moylan, John Mangleri and Aaron Davis. Live jazz will be performed throughout the day. A jazz soiree and mixer will be held on The Peabody Rooftop immediately following the event. Cost is $225 for nonmembers, $205 for members and $120 for students. For more information, e-mail email@example.com.
31. Bearden to Chronicle Memphis Starting With Victorian Village
- Friday, January 25, 2008
Willy Bearden is a prolific filmmaker and author whose projects over the years have tackled local subjects as diverse as Memphis' garage band scene, Elmwood Cemetery and the importance of King Cotton.
32. Mathews Named to New Post at FedEx Institute
- Wednesday, December 07, 2005
Eric Mathews was named associate director of corporate research and development at the University of Memphis FedEx Institute of Technology. Mathews previously served FIT in temporary roles directing research and business development and was part of the institute's founding executive management. He earned a bachelor's degree from Rhodes College and a master's degree from the University of Memphis.
33. Federalist Society Presents Legislative Update
- Monday, July 11, 2005
The Memphis Lawyers' chapter of the Federalist Society presents "A Tennessee Legislative Update" from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Grille 83, 83 Madison Ave. State Rep. Brian K. Kelsey, R-Germantown, is the featured speaker. Cost is free. Call 526-0431.
34. Archived Article: Back 2
- Tuesday, July 29, 1997
NSAI reports net loss NSAI reports net loss for fiscal year 1997 Memphis-based NSA International Inc. announced last week net revenues of $36 million for its fiscal year which ended April 30, compared to revenues of $73 million posted at the end of ...
35. Archived Article: Inv Briefs
- Monday, January 08, 1996
01/08 Inv briefs Ralph Horn, chief executive officer of First Tennessee National Corp., was named chairman of the board, effective Jan. 1, 1996. Horn succeeds Ronald Terry, who had served as chairman of the board since 1973. Terry retired at the end...