VOL. 117 | NO. 90 | Wednesday, May 7, 2003
Sgt. Jackie Setliff
Sgt. Jackie Setliff of the Shelby County Sheriffs
Office was chosen as Officer of the Year by the Optimist Club. A ceremony
honoring Setliff begins at 10 a.m. today in the Sheriffs Conference Room, 201
Poplar Ave., ninth floor. Setliff has been with the Metro Gang Unit for the
past two years. In addition, the Optimist Club of Airways honors three deputies
for their service in ceremonies today. Deputies Fred Coleman, Steve Perry
and Jeff Robinson are bailiffs in Shelby County General Sessions Court
Division 14. Judge Larry Potter and Optimist Club of Airways officials will
honor them as Unsung Heroes for their service to the courts at 11:30 a.m. at
General Sessions Court Division 14 in the Criminal Justice Center, 201 Poplar.
Jennifer A. Harris has joined Baker, Donelson,
Bearman & Caldwell as an associate in the firms Jackson, Miss., office.
her practice in labor and employment law, primarily
in the area of employment litigation. Harris earned a bachelors degree from
the University of Tennessee and a law degree from the University of
T. Gerry Bufkin has joined Baker, Donelson, Bearman
& Caldwell as Of Counsel in the firms Jackson, Miss., office. Bufkin concentrates his practice in
the areas of commercial,
product liability and mass tort litigation. He earned a bachelors degree at
the U.S. Naval Academy and a law degree from Mississippi College School of Law.
Sandra Burke was installed Thursday as Girls Inc.
president and chief executive officer. Burke succeeds Patricia Howard, who was
promoted to Region II director of the national organization of Girls Inc. after
leading the Memphis affiliate for 25 years. Burke joined Girls Inc. from the
Tennessee Department of Childrens Services, where she served as assistant
Wayne Tiner was appointed director of MedLab, an
affiliate of Methodist Healthcare. Prior to the appointment, he was an account
executive. He has served as interim director since September.
Elizabeth Maynard-Garrett was appointed director of
communications and marketing for university relations at the University of
Tennessee Health Science Center. She earned a bachelors degree from the
Mississippi University for Women and a masters degree from the University of
Jennifer Robinson, clinical coordinator at Baptist
Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi, received the Young Pharmacist of the Year
Award from the Mississippi Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
Danny Housley, certified pharmacy assistant at
Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi, received the Pharmacy Technician
of the Year Award from the Mississippi Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
June Lewis and Nancy Pruitt joined Gallaway
Healthcare Center in Gallaway, Tenn. Lewis, the new director of nursing, joined
Gallaway from Overton Park Nursing Home and Kirby Pines Retirement Community.
Pruitt, MDS/care plan coordinator, was certified as a registered nurse at Union
During Tuesdays Crye-Leike Employee Appreciation Luncheon,
officials called the roll of employees and sales associates who serve or have
family members who serve in the U.S. military. Those men and women serving and
their relationship to Crye-Leike employees in its Memphis regions are:
Maj. Curt Heaslet, a Crye-Leike sales associate, and Preston
Cory Jones, son of sales associate Lolly Jones, will be honored by the U.S.
Highway 64-Houston Levee branch; Capt. Sheila McCarley, a sales
associate, and Pvt. Patrick Miller, nephew of Nancy Carr, a Crye-Leike
employee, will be honored by the Exeter branch; Sgt. Mark Conetta, son
of Marie Lozaw, a Crye-Leike Relocation Services employee, Maj. Christopher
Forbes, cousin of Sidney Ingram, a human resources division employee, Kevin
McCollum, son of Connie McCollum, a Crye-Leike Insurance Agency Inc.
employee, and Marc Phelps, husband of Gina Phelps, a Crye-Leike
Commercial employee, will be honored by Crye-Leike Inc. in Memphis; Matthew
A. Bogue and William R. Bogue, sons of Wilma Vawter and brothers of
Brad Merritt, both sales associates, Cheryl Boskey, cousin of sales
associate Kaye Duncan, 2nd Lt. Christopher Bryant and Sgt. Michael Bryant,
sons of sales associate Billie Bryant, O.C. Parker, cousin of sales
associate Maxcine Heaston, and Petty Officer First Class Gary A. Strong,
a sales associate and husband of Therese Strong, a Crye-Leike employee, will be
honored by the Millington branch; Kyle A. Drummond, son-in-law of sales
associate Rita Johnson, will be honored by the Olive Branch, Miss., office; Michael
Flowers, brother-in-law of sales associate Carol McGregor, will be honored
by Crye-Leikes Southaven, Miss., branch; and, Eric D. Faulkner,
cousin of sales associate Angela Beckley, and SSgt. Stephanie Williams,
granddaughter of sales associate Dora McGraw, will be honored by Crye-Leikes