VOL. 119 | NO. 114 | Wednesday, June 29, 2005
ABWA Presents Business and Community Involvement Awards
Orchestral Society Names New Board Members
The Memphis Orchestral Society Inc. named Jeff Sanford
chairman of its board of directors, effective July 1. Sanford, president of the
Center City Commission, succeeds Joe C. Weller, executive vice president
and chief financial officer of Morgan Keegan & Co. G. Dan Poag, CEO
of Poag & McEwen Lifestyle Centers, was named chairman-elect. New MOS board
members are Terry Lee, Mary Ann Hodges, Chantal Veevaete, Alonzo
Weaver, Bridget Trenary and Michael D. Uiberall.
The American Business Womens Association presented the
following awards at the 2005 Annual Business & Community Involvement Awards
ceremony: Darlene Richardson, ABWA woman of the year; Erica D.
Collins, 2005 Shelby Pines chapter scholarship recipient; Constance A.
Denham, educator of the year; and Earnest Hillman Jr.,
business man of the year.
Shelby County Mayor A C Wharton Jr. appointed Carolyn
Benson as administrator of the Shelby County Roads and Bridges Department.
Benson has served as deputy administrator of the department for nine years. She
received a bachelors degree from the University of Memphis.
Cory L. Major was named assistant dean of
students/director of multicultural affairs at Rhodes College. Major previously served
as high school relations coordinator and youth services coordinator for Phillips
Community College of the University of Arkansas in Helena. During the 2002-2003
academic year, he interned at the Office of Multicultural Affairs at Rhodes. He
received a bachelors degree from Excelsior College and a masters degree from
the University of Memphis.
David Robertson of Crye-Leike, Realtors, was awarded
the companys first Good Neighbor Award. The award recognizes Robertsons
commitment to community service and exceptional contributions he has made to
the Memphis community.
Stuart McCathie was named headmaster at Lausanne
Collegiate School. McCathie previously was headmaster of the Oakwood School in
Greenville, N.C. He earned a bachelors degree from Lancaster University and a masters
degree from the University of North Carolina.
Crye-Leike, Realtors, honored the following sales associates
and employees within its West Tennessee region for five years of service: Lolly
Jones, April Austein, Albert Boysen, Diana Bramlett, Rita
Hallum, Thomas Johnson, Ralph Edward Lambert, Vernice
Moore, Michael Morgan, Janice OGrady, Trey Hogue, Jack
Hicks, Sandra Gill, John Dawkins, Debra Knight, Jimmie
Mitchell, Frances Anderson, Robert Blakley, Mary Ann Brown,
Delois Colvin, Charles Fifer, Gwendolyn Mosbey, Lisa
Townsend, Peggy West, Jacqueline Williams, Paige Arnold,
Tim Tanner, Diane Thomas, Larry Webb, Janna Gordon,
Scott Housewirth, Sharon Paylor, Fancher Smith, Debbie
Williamson, Geoffrey Fargo, Don Porter, Michael Sims, Perry
Bond, Cheryl Fortner, Susan East, Paula Given, Roxanne
McIngvale, Gussie Smith, Brenda Cain, Martin Thomas
and Pamela Watson.
McNeely, Pigott & Fox Public Relations announced the
promotion of Abby More from staff associate to associate account
executive. Prior to joining MP&F, More served as a member of the Memphis
Grizzlies street marketing team and assisted the University of Memphis Athletic
Department as a media relations and life skills intern. She earned bachelors
and masters degrees from the University of Memphis.
Janice M. Harbor, president and director of
Crye-Leike Relocation Services Mid-South Region, was awarded the presidents service
award from RELO, the worlds largest relocation referral network. Harbor is a
past member of the RELO Advisory Council.