VOL. 118 | NO. 73 | Wednesday, April 28, 2004
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors honored Martin Edwards Jr
MAAR Dedicates Center in Honor of Past President
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors honored Martin
Edwards Jr. with the dedication of the Martin Edwards Jr. Education Center.
Edwards is a partner and broker with Colliers, Wilkinson & Snowden. He
received the honor in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the real
estate industry, both locally and nationally.
Glankler Brown PLLC
announced that attorneys C. Barry Ward and William Hendricks Jr. completed
the required 40-hour training course to become listed mediators.
Sanford J. Fenton, University of Tennessee professor and
chair of pediatric dentistry and community oral health, was appointed to the
advisory committee on training in primary care medicine and dentistry of the
Health Resources and Services Administration. The committee makes
recommendations concerning policy, program development and other significant
matters concerning HRSA Bureau of Health Professions programs.
Catherine McCollum was named sales manager at Memphis Area Teachers
Credit Union. McCollum previously worked at Union Planters Bank. She recently
completed certification from the Southeast Credit Union National Association
The following Memphis
City Schools teachers received the Rotary Award for Teacher Excellence: Michelle
Beck, Richland Elementary School; Diane Hood Johnson, Whitehaven
Elementary School; Dr. Meera Krishnan, Ridgeway High School; Dr. Jack
Maxwell, Downtown Elementary School; Glenda Taylor Seymour,
Overton High School; Cassandra S. Spearman, A. Maceo Walker Middle
School; Terry Starr, Bruce Elementary School; Wincle Sterling,
Downtown Elementary School; James Welch, KIPP Academy; and Tevita
Williams-Dumas, Rozelle Elementary School.
Dr. James W. Harkess was elected to the board of trustees of the
Campbell Foundation. Harkess has been with Campbell Clinic for 16 years. He is
a graduate of the Medical College of Georgia.
Steven Bius was named president-elect of the American Fence
Association. The association offers members professional development seminars
in fence products, service, installation and ethical business practices.
Dr. Edward W. Reed was elected to the board of trustees of the
Campbell Foundation. Reed is senior
vice president and medical director of OmniCare Health Plan of Tennessee. He
earned a medical degree from Meharry Medical College.
Alyse D. Masserano was hired by Husch & Eppenberger as an
associate attorney in the firms insolvency practice group. Masserano earned a
law degree from the University of Memphis.
Gov. Phil Bredesen made
the following Memphis-area appointments to Tennessee boards and commissions: Sharon
R. Thompson, State Board of Education; and Michael A. Seay,
Statewide Independent Living Council.
Business Real Estate Services announces the addition of the following new
associates: Dan McEver, Jeb Fields, Matt Weathersby and Dana
Rita T. Sparks was elected to the board of trustees of the
Campbell Foundation. Sparks is a licensed commodity broker. She has served on
the boards of the Baddour Center, the Memphis Regional Chamber, the Memphis
Development Foundation, Agricenter International, the Library Foundation and
Lausanne Collegiate School.
Dr. Malak Kotb, University of Tennessee A.C. Mullins Professor
of Transitional Research, received the 2004 American Diabetes Associations
Researcher of the Year award from the organizations Memphis chapter. The award
is given annually to recognize outstanding contributions to diabetes research.
Jenny Bell was selected as sales consultant of the
month for March for
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