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1. Gibson Building Owners to Partner with Orgel Family
- Monday, April 30, 2018
The new owners of the Gibson Guitar Factory building in Downtown Memphis have partnered with a prominent local family to bring the prime parcel of land back to life.
On Monday, April 30, New York-based real estate investment firm Somera Road Inc., which purchased the 150,000-plus-square-foot building and showroom located at 145 Lt. George W. Lee Ave. for $14.4 million in January, announced it would be partnering with Billy and Benjamin Orgel’s Orgel Family LP to redevelop the guitar factory.
2. Memphis Music Initiative To Occupy Old Downtown Firehouse
- Thursday, July 27, 2017
198 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Memphis, TN 38103
Tenant: Memphis Music Initiative
3. Memphis Music Initiative to Occupy Old Downtown Firehouse
- Thursday, July 20, 2017
The old firehouse at the corner of B.B. King Boulevard and Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue has gone through many incarnations since the 1800s, including stints as a recording studio, nightclub and pop-up beer garden.
4. Memphis Music Initiative to Occupy Old Downtown Firehouse
- Wednesday, July 19, 2017
The old firehouse at the corner of Linden Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue has gone through many incarnations since the 1800s, including stints as a recording studio, nightclub and pop-up beer garden.
- Saturday, September 20, 2014
The Bridge, Memphis’ first street newspaper, will hold its “Under One Roof” fall fundraiser Saturday, Sept. 20, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom at Rhodes College, 2000 North Parkway. The event will give community members and vendors of The Bridge a chance to mingle and enjoy a meal, and an auction will feature works by artists with experiences of homelessness. Tickets are $50. Visit thememphisbridge.com/fallfundraiser for details.
- Friday, September 19, 2014
ArtsMemphis will hold an opening reception for works from TOPS Gallery Friday, Sept. 19, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at ArtsMemphis, 575 S. Mendenhall Road. ArtsMemphis is lending its space to TOPS, a Downtown gallery, through Nov. 14. Visit artsmemphis.org.
7. Knowledge Tree Buys Cordova Retail Center
- Tuesday, July 22, 2014
8195 Dexter Road
Memphis, TN 38016
Sale Amount: $1.3 million
Sale Date: July 8, 2014
Buyer: K Tree LLC
Seller: 8195 Dexter Road LLC
Loan Amount: $1.5 million
Loan Date: July 11, 2014
Maturity Date: N/A
Lender: First Tennessee Bank NA
Details: An affiliate of the Knowledge Tree learning center has paid $1.5 million for the 28,575-square-foot shopping center at 8195 Dexter Road in Cordova.
- Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Methodist North Hospital will hold a stroke support group meeting for survivors and caregivers Tuesday, May 13, at 2 p.m. in day room one at HealthSouth Rehabilitation, 4100 Austin Peay Highway. The topic is “Meditation for the Stroke Survivor.” Visit methodisthealth.org.
- Monday, May 12, 2014
Luna Nova Music will present the Belvedere Chamber Music Festival preview concert Monday, May 12, at 7:30 p.m. at the Beethoven Club, 263 S. McLean Blvd. The concert will feature some of the works to be performed in the June 18-21 festival. Cost is free. Visit lunanova.org.
- Monday, February 18, 2013
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host former Vice President Al Gore, signing “The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change,” Monday, Feb. 18, at noon at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
- Monday, January 9, 2012
ArtsMemphis will hold an opening reception for “Time, Talent and Tempera: ArtsMemphis’ Volunteer Art Show” Monday, Jan. 9, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the organization’s East Memphis office, 575 S. Mendenhall Road. The show will run through March 31. For more information, visit www.artsmemphis.org.
- Friday, January 6, 2012
WKNO/Channel 10 will host a “Downton Abbey” tea party Saturday, Jan. 7, at 4 p.m. at the WKNO Digital Media Center, 7151 Cherry Farms Road. The free event will feature tea and crumpets, prizes and a screening of the first episode of the second season of “Downton Abbey.” Tickets are free but limited. For tickets, call 458-2521 or visit www.wkno.org/events.
- Thursday, January 5, 2012
The Dixon Gallery and Gardens will host two sessions of a creative nonfiction workshop presented by Jenny Duggan Thursday, Jan. 5, and Jan. 12 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Dixon, 4339 Park Ave. Cost is $30 for members and $40 for nonmembers. For more information, call 761-5250 or visit www.dixon.org.
14. ArtsMemphis Displays 25 Years of Grant Clips
- Friday, March 4, 2011
The average paper clip consists of a twice-looped thin wire that extends close to three centimeters long and weighs about a gram.
The 140-year-old instrument has been used to fasten papers, pick a lock, symbolize Norwegian resistance to Nazi occupation or represent an e-mail attachment.
- Friday, August 13, 2010
The Memphis Central Rotary Club will meet Friday from noon to 1 p.m. at Chickasaw Country Club, 3395 Galloway Ave. Jackson Baker, political columnist for The Memphis Flyer, will speak. Cost is $25 for guests. For reservations, call Karen Shea at 683-9099.
- Thursday, August 12, 2010
The Greater Memphis Chamber will hold a breakfast forum Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at The Peabody Hotel, 149 Union Ave. Gregg Morton, president of AT&T Tennessee, will speak. Cost is $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers. To register, call 543-3518 or e-mail email@example.com.
17. Grants Workshop on Tap for ArtsMemphis
- Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Organizations seeking an Arts Build Communities grant can learn about the application process at an upcoming workshop.
The grant program is funded by the Tennessee General Assembly and administered by ArtsMemphis in cooperation with the Tennessee Arts Commission. Awards range from $500 to $3,000.
- Thursday, February 11, 2010
The Memphis Business Xchange will hold a networking luncheon today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bonefish Grill, 1250 N. Germantown Parkway. Cost is $30 in advance and $35 on site. To register, visit www.networktn.com.
- Wednesday, February 10, 2010
The Apartment Association of Greater Memphis will host its quarterly Breakfast of Champions with the featured topic “Personal Property Security” today at 8:30 a.m. at Metro 67, 67 Madison Ave. Reservations are required. For reservations, call 685-9108.
20. ABC Grants Made Available To Memphis Area Arts Orgs.
- Wednesday, July 8, 2009
Organizations seeking funding for artistic and cultural projects that benefit the community can apply for an Arts Build Communities grant.
ABC grants offer financial support for arts projects in all disciplines as recognized by the Tennessee Arts Commission. Grants are available for state-recognized nonprofit organizations or government entities in Shelby, Fayette, Lauderdale and Tipton counties.
- Thursday, June 18, 2009
Christian Brothers University will present the third session of its Family Business Enrichment Series today from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. in the Spain Auditorium in Buckman Hall. The topic of the lecture is “Survival of the Fittest – How to Make Your Family Business Thrive.” For reservations, call 321-3999 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Wednesday, July 30, 2008
The Shelby County Board of Commissioners will hold committee meetings today beginning at 8:30 a.m. on the lobby level in the commission chambers, 160 N. Main St. For more information, including a complete agenda, visit http://agendapub.shelbycountytn.gov or call 545-4301.
- Tuesday, July 29, 2008
The East Memphis Kiwanis Club will meet today at noon at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Dennis Wilson, research associate professor at the Sparks Bureau of Business and Economic Research at the University of Memphis, will speak about the Memphis economy. For more information or reservations, e-mail Mathis Young at email@example.com.
- Monday, July 28, 2008
The Engineers’ Club of Memphis Inc. will meet today at noon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Mike Rogers will give a speech titled “Levees and Insurance.” Cost is $12. No reservations are required.
- Wednesday, June 25, 2008
Talk Shoppe will meet today from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. The topic will be “The Mastermind Principle: Propelling Your Way to Success by Giving and Gaining Ideas.” The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Jo Garner at 759-7808.
- Monday, June 23, 2008
The Engineers’ Club of Memphis Inc. will hold its weekly lunch meeting today at noon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Jon Thompson, former director of “The Wonders Series,” will present “The Search for Amelia Earhart.” The cost is $12 and no reservations are required.
- Friday, April 18, 2008
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will host "An Inside Look at Corporate Funding" today from 9 a.m. to noon at the Memphis Jewish Community Center, 6560 Poplar Ave. For more information or to register, contact April DeBerry at 684-6605 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Thursday, April 17, 2008
The Memphis Regional Chamber will launch the Memphis International Business Council and hold the premiere of the China Town Hall webcast today from 4:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. at the FedEx World Headquarters, Building G, 3670 Hacks Cross Road. Registration begins at 4 p.m. R.S.V.P. to Brenda Montgomery at 543-3541 or email@example.com.
- Friday, January 18, 2008
Rhodes College will present its 21st annual Institute on the Profession of Law today from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Bryan Campus Life Center Ballroom on the Rhodes campus. David Luban, the Frederick J. Haas Professor of Law and Philosophy at Georgetown Law School, will be the keynote speaker.
A panel of experts also will be in attendance. Tuition for one person is $325. Attorneys may register by calling the Meeman Center at 843-3965.
- Wednesday, December 19, 2007
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold an Alliance Member Orientation today from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the alliance, 606 S. Mendenhall Road, Suite 108. Admission is free. For additional information, contact April DeBerry at 684-6605 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Tuesday, December 18, 2007
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon in Ballroom B of the Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Lunch is $18 per person and reservations are required. This week's topic is the Liberty Bowl program. Contact Taylor Hughes at 526-1318 or email@example.com.
- Monday, December 17, 2007
The Memphis Bar Foundation's Annual Benjamin L. Hooks Luncheon will be held today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom of The Peabody Hotel, 149 Union Ave. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia will be the featured speaker and will receive the Benjamin L. Hooks Award. R.S.V.P. to Anne Fritz at 527-3573 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Wednesday, December 20, 2006
The Center City Development board of directors meets Thursday at noon in the CCC conference room, 114 N. Main St. Call 575-0540 for details.
The Peabody Hotel hosts a Christmas Day Brunch Monday from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom, 149 Union Ave. Admission is $39.95 for adults and $15.95 for children. Call 529-3668 for reservations.
- Monday, December 18, 2006
The Downtown Parking Authority board meets today from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Center City Commission's conference room, 114 N. Main St. The board will hear presentations from four proposals submitted in response to the request for proposals for the 100 S. Main St. property. Call 575-0540 for more information.
- Friday, December 8, 2006
The Center City Commission's W/MBE (Women and Minority Business Enterprise) committee offers "Real Estate Development Deal Clinic" today from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Southwest Tennessee Community College Jess Parrish Library. The two-day course will teach aspiring real estate developers how to test the financial feasibility of proposed development projects. The fee for the course is $160 and includes all training materials. Pre-registration is required. Call Jerome Rubin, manager of diversity outreach, at 575-0581 or visit www.downtownmemphis.com for more information.
36. Memphis Carriages on Exhibit At Rivertown Gallery
- Monday, October 2, 2006
Rivertown Gallery presents "Memphis Carriages" through Oct. 31 at 119 S. Main St. The exhibition will feature paintings depicting horses and carriages, as well as local scenes. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 527-7573 or visit www.rivertowngallery.net.
37. Local Businesses Dig For Diamonds at 2006 Showcase
- Monday, August 14, 2006
SPIRCO and Metal Building Products host the AGAPE Child and Family Services annual Kids Classic Golf Tournament at noon. In addition to the tournament, golfers and their families can participate in a junior golf clinic, games, a silent auction and a cooking demonstration. Sponsorships start at $1,600 for teams of four. Contact Jason Burgess at 323-3600 or email@example.com.
- Monday, August 7, 2006
The Center City Revenue Finance Corp. meets Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. at the Center City Commission, 114 N. Main St. For more information, call 575-0540.
The South Main Association holds its monthly meeting Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Center for Southern Folklore, 119 S. Main St. The meeting is open to all Downtown residents and guests. Call 578-7262 or visit www.southmainmemphis.org for more information.
39. MBA Offers Behind-the-Scenes Look At Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
- Monday, July 31, 2006
The Memphis Bar Association presents "The Life & Law of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg" from 1:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. in the MBA conference room at Brinkley Plaza, 80 Monroe Ave. Attendees will have the chance to learn more about Ginsburg from Trevor Morrison, a former law clerk to the U.S. Supreme Court justice. Ginsburg is scheduled to speak at The Peabody Hotel at noon Sept. 11. Call 527-3573 or visit www.memphisbar.org to register. .
- Tuesday, July 25, 2006
The Memphis Regional Chamber holds an orientation meeting Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at 22 N. Front St., Ste. 200. Contact Sally Minor Cook at 543-3546 or firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
- Monday, January 30, 2006
The Downtown Parking Authority meets Tuesday at 3 p.m. in the Center City Commission Conference Room, 114 N. Main St. Call 575-0540 for details.
The Grant Center presents "Researching Grant Funding" Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 606 S. Mendenhall Road, Suite 108. Cost is $75 for members and $109 for non-members. The hands-on training course will provide participants with the groundwork to conduct productive research with the best print and electronic tools available. Call 684-6605 or visit www.grantcenter.org for more information or to register.
42. Small Business Chamber Hosts Annual Meeting
- Monday, December 5, 2005
The Memphis Bar Association presents a Memphis Law Review from 8:30 a.m. to 4:10 p.m. in the auditorium of the SunTrust Bank Building, One Commerce Square. Call 527-3573 or visit www.memphisbar.org.
43. Archived Article: Events
- Monday, April 4, 2005
The National Ornamental Metal Museum presents a commemoration ceremony and candlelight vigil for the 37th anniversary of the a
The city of Millington hosts a quarterly town hall meeting at 6 p.m. today at the Millington Civic Center, 8077 Wilkins...
44. Archived Article: Events
- Tuesday, March 8, 2005
The Grant Center presents Researching Grant Funding from 8:30 a
The Grant Center presents Researching Grant Funding from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the center, 606 S. Mendenhall Road, Suite 108. Cost is $60 for members; $75 for non-members....
45. Archived Article: Events
- Friday, October 29, 2004
The Performance and Review Committee of the Industrial Development Board meets at 2 p
The Performance and Review Committee of the Industrial Development Board meets at 2 p.m. today at the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. Cal...
46. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, October 25, 2004
Rhodes College Hosts Election Lecture
Rhodes Hosts Leading Scholar in Electoral Politics
Rhodes College hosts Dr. Gary Jacobson, a leading scholar in elections and electoral politics, at 7:30 p.m. in the Bryan Campus Life Center bal...
47. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, August 9, 2004
Department of Commerce Hosts Public Forum
State Department of Commerce Hosts Public Forum
The Center City Revenue Finance Corp. meets at 9 a.m. at the Center City Commission offices, 114 N. Main St. Call 575-0540. Tennessee Departme...
48. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, September 9, 1996
Sept Sept. 9 Professional Secretaries International will meet at 6 p.m. at the Marriott hotel, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. The guest speaker will be Julie Terry, a certified public accountant and financial advisor with American Express. The cost is $12...
49. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, August 12, 1996
Aug Aug. 12 The Mid-South Quality-Productivity Center will sponsor a series of four workshops at State Technical Institute titled "Developing and Managing Effective Relationships at Work." The topics include developing an effective communi...
50. Archived Article: Market Cty Bread Lj
- Monday, July 15, 1996
lj 10/5 cates Recipe for success Listening to customers, creativity in baking recipe for success at City Bread Co. Profits, customer satisfaction on the rise at City Bread Co. By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Sourdough isnt the only kind of dough on...
51. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, July 8, 1996
July 8 July 8 Memphis chapter of Professional Secretaries International will meet at 6 p.m. at the Memphis Marriott, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Colleen Schany, vice president of sales for Varsity Spirit Corp., will speak on "Coping with Change.&q...