VOL. 119 | NO. 128 | Wednesday, July 20, 2005
Estate Planning Council Elects Officers
The Memphis Estate Planning Council announced the following officers for 2005-2006: David B. Jones, president; Frank E. Davis, vice president; Jeffrey E. Thompson, secretary; James L. Ferguson Jr., treasurer; and Mike Wood, immediate past president. Other executive committee members are Kermit B. Kaiser, Leanne W. McCullough, Samuel N. Graham and Teresa R. Hurst.
Dr. Alleen Deutsch joined the University of Memphis as director of development for the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. Deutsch previously worked with Georgia State University's College of Law as director of development and alumni relations. She earned master's and doctoral degrees from Miami University of Ohio.
Margarette Patrick, executive director of the Millington Family YMCA, was promoted to vice president of YMCA of Memphis and the Mid-South. Patrick began working for the YMCA 12 years ago as a water aerobics instructor. She retains her position as executive director in Millington.
The following individuals were appointed as officers of the Memphis City Beautiful Commission: Bethany Smith, chairman; Greg Campbell, vice chairman; and Shelley McKee, secretary. Newly appointed commissioners and reappointed commissioners include: Lisa Cole, James Kincaide, Charlie Nelson, Meshee Smith, Susan Sowell, Joe Sparke, Damone Virgilio, Sheila Wilson, Martha Fuller, Shelley McKee, Bethany Smith, Patricia Trentman, Inger Upchurch and Jo Boone Wild.
Chancellor Arnold Goldin of the 30th Judicial District completed an advanced evidence course at the National Judicial College in Reno, Nev. Goldin earned a Bureau of Justice Assistance scholarship to participate in the program.
Steven Land McDavid and Milton "Dee" Hobbs Jr. joined the Oxford, Miss., office of Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh PLLC. McDavid, also an adjunct professor at the University of Mississippi School of Law, received a bachelor's degree from the University of Mississippi and a law degree from the University of Alabama. Hobbs earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Mississippi and a law degree from the University of Georgia.
The Food Bank appointed Donald Jordan as Kids Cafe coordinator. Kids Cafe provides balanced, nutritious meals to children in a restaurant-like setting. Jordan previously served The Food Bank as agency relations coordinator.
The Exchange Club of Memphis announced the following new officers: Janet Shipman, president; Kevin Johnston, vice president; Scott Murphy, secretary; Barry Wicktom, treasurer; and Charles Harbour, immediate past president. New members of the board include: Allison Barnes, Margaret Black, Linda Butler, Karen Johnston, Miller Loosier, Dale Rast, Jerry Stauffer, Katherine Weathers, Lewis Pittman and Lorri Clark.
Rosalyn Ross joined Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare as a communications specialist. Ross has seven years of experience as a marketing and public relations specialist.
Don Ritcheson joined Davidson Hotel Co. as director of reporting/compliance. Ritcheson previously served as chief operating officer of FTN Midwest Securities Corp. He earned a bachelor's degree from Arkansas State University and is a certified public accountant.
The Tennessee Health Care Foundation announced that the following individuals were awarded scholarships to advance their education in the health care field: Jessie F. Balfour, Willette J. Williams and Yolanda T. Freeman, licensed practical nurses at Saint Francis Nursing Home; Ellie I. Lott, licensed practical nurse at Quince Nursing and Rehabilitation Center; and Jolie B. Malone, social worker at Allen Morgan Health Center.