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VOL. 118 | NO. 73 | Wednesday, April 28, 2004

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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 Management School.


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.


Commercial Advisors Business Real Estate Services announces the addition of the following new associates: Dan McEver, Jeb Fields, Matt Weathersby and Dana Rice.


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 Memphis-based NovaCopy, a full-service provider of digital document systems.


PROPERTY SALES 92 480 7,835
MORTGAGES 115 551 8,785
BUILDING PERMITS 325 1,167 17,068
BANKRUPTCIES 39 311 5,159