VOL. 113 | NO. 105 | Wednesday, May 26, 1999
John J. Bradley has been named senior vice president of economic development for the Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce. He is the current president of the Tennessee Industrial Development Council. Bradley is a graduate of the University of Tennessee.
The Leadership Institute of Memphis will present Kate Gooch Awards to Jim Rout, Shelby County mayor; Beverly Robertson, principal of Trust Marketing and Communications Consortium and executive director of the National Civil Rights Museum; Barbara Lapides, partner in the law firm of Hanover, Walsh, Jalenak & Blair; and Alfred L. Harris Sr., existing business representative for the citys Division of Planning and Development.
Michael P. Coury, an attorney with Waring Cox PLC, has been certified as a business bankruptcy specialist by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education.
TBC Corp. announced the promotions of Richard Grant and Anthony Maddox to vice president positions within the company. Grant, who has worked at the company since January 1993, is the vice president of distribution and Maddox, who joined the company in 1995, is the vice president of transportation. TBC is a Memphis-based distributor of replacement tires.
David Yawn, editor of the International Connection, FedEx's newsletter, was recently recognized with awards of excellence from the Society of Professional Journalists and The Communicator.
Stephen C. Reynolds, president and chief executive officer of Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp., recently received the 1999 Distinguished Alumni Award from the Graduate Health Administration program of the School of Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis. Reynolds graduated from the program in 1972 and was appointed to his current position in 1992
Edwin W. Cocke Jr., a Baptist Memorial Hospital head and neck surgeon, received an ``Outstanding Physician'' award from the Tennessee Medical Association. He was one of three doctors in the state to receive the honor this year. In addition to TMA's Outstanding Physician award, Cocke is the only doctor to earn the Presidential Citation twice, in 1983 and 1990.
Doris Goode, CPS of Potlatch Corp., was given the International Association of Administrative Professionals, Memphis Chapter 1999 Secretary of the Year title at the second annual Secretaries Day luncheon.
At its annual installation banquet, the 1999-2000 officers were sworn to their new positions. New IAAP officers/directors are Freda Crenshaw of the National Cotton Council, president; Margie Rhodes of FedEx, president-elect; Rita Jackson of Sotkin and Associates, vice president; Gary Brackett of Baptist College of Health Sciences, recording secretary; Maxine Shepard of Dobbs International, corresponding secretary; Glenda Martin of AutoZone Inc., treasurer; Linda Patton of Smith & Nephew Inc., Joyce Banton of Pace International and Dianne Deming of Terminix International, directors.
Officers of the Memphis Legal Secretaries Association for the 1999-2000 term were installed. New officers are Pat Swederske of Ford & Harrison, president; Rebecca J. Davis of Burch, Porter & Johnson, president-elect; Janie H. Schultz of Baker,
Donelson, Bearman and Caldwell, vice president; Vicky C. LaPradd of Burch, Porter & Johnson, treasurer; Sue Rowland of Baker, Donelson, Bearman and Caldwell, recording secretary; and Sandra R. Gillespie of Martin, Tate, Morrow & Marston, governor.
In addition, at MLSA's recent Bosses' Night banquet, attorney Warner Rodda of Burch, Porter & Johnson, was named Boss of the Year. LaPradd, outgoing president of MLSA, was awarded Member of the Year.
Dr. Catherine Wilson, kindergarten through fourth grade art teacher at Chimney Rock Elementary School in Cordova, was one of six teachers to receive the Tennessee Humanities Council's Outstanding Teacher of the Year. Each recipient receives $1,500 to use for classroom projects or professional development and another $1,500 for humanities materials at school.
Dr. Antonius A. Miller of Memphis recently received the Israel Cancer Research Fund's ``Elliott Osserman Award for Distinguished Service in Support of Cancer Research.'' Miller of the University of Tennessee's Division of Hematology/Oncology, was honored for serving the past three years on ICRF's Scientific Review Panel.