VOL. 117 | NO. 106 | Monday, June 2, 2003
The Collierville Chamber of Commerce
The Collierville Chamber of Commerce has set a
ribbon-cutting ceremony for The Place, 449 U.S. Highway 72, Suite 5, for 11
The Place is an activity center and supervised dance club
for teenagers, with certain nights designated for pre-teens. The clubs
features include karaoke and a theatrical set.
For information, call the Collierville Chamber, 853-1949.
Tennessee Leadership presents a leadership conference,
titled TLC = Wisdom, from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30
p.m. Saturday at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave.
The conference title translates to Tenacity + Leadership +
Creativity = Wisdom.
U of M president Dr. Shirley Raines is the featured speaker
at 3:30 p.m. Friday. Saturdays speakers include Terri Murphy, Melinda Shoaf
and Len Edwards.
For information, call Judy Wakefield at 320-3080, Ext. 3269.
The Memphis Regional Chamber hosts a luncheon for its board
of directors and board of ambassadors at 11:30 a.m. June 9 at the Racquet Club
of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave.
The featured speaker is Jim Phillips, chairman and executive
director of the FedEx Technology Institute at the University of Memphis.
Phillips was named Business Person of the Year by the U.S. Small Business
Administration and received the U of Ms Distinguished Alumnus award in 2001.
He will discuss the Chambers leadership, his thoughts on
the community and his business philosophy.
Edward Jones investment representative Steven Hefner
presents a free hour-long program featuring Newsweek columnist and ABC
commentator George Will at 5:30 p.m. June 10 at his 1862 Poplar Crest Cove
The live, interactive program, which features a discussion
of the economy and state of the nation, will be broadcast at Edward Jones
branches nationwide. For information or to view the program at a later date,
call Hefner at 762-0062.
Memphis Think First, a Baptist Memorial Health Care
Community Outreach program, won the Chapter/Satellite of the Year award at the
National Directors Workshop/Conference in San Diego.
The program was selected from a pool of more than 300