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Monday, October 16, 2017
Here’s an easy way to clean your lampshades: use a lint roller. You’ll be surprised how great they look afterwards, and how fast you can clean every lampshade in the house! Actually, keep the lint roller out and use it to clean your furniture upholstery, curtains and even dusty houseplants!    Sincerely,   Curt Spencer, ownerHeavenly Sunshine Property ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, October 13, 2017
Memphis, TN (October 11, 2017) - Today, GP Memphis Cellulose announced a $2,000 donation to the Fire Museum of Memphis in support of the organization’s fire safety education program.  The grant will fund field trips for children in kindergarten through 12th grades for schools in Shelby County, including the Shelby County Municipal School Districts (Arlington, Bartlett, Collierville, Germantown, ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, October 13, 2017
Wolf River Greenway to Celebrate Downtown Grand Opening Oct. 21 Wolf River Conservancy, City of Memphis Parks & Neighborhoods Division partner for major facelift of Mud Island site to build new 1.2-mile greenway trail MEMPHIS, Tenn. – October 5, 2017 – What was formerly a neglected 120-acre site on the North End of Mud Island to North Second Street has had a major facelift and is now home to ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, October 13, 2017
Memphis, Tenn. (October 6, 2017) – This fall, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy became the first among the six colleges on campus to establish and award a faculty and staff endowed scholarship. Eighty-six percent of faculty and staff in the college contributed to the scholarship as of August 31. The college has raised more than $29,000, exceeding the ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, October 13, 2017
Memphis, Tenn. (October 4, 2017) – Domestic abuse survivor Mildred Muhammad, the ex-wife of D.C. Sniper John A. Muhammad, will be the keynote speaker October 28 at “Bridging Troubled Waters,” a free community forum aimed at ending domestic violence, resolving conflicts peacefully, and building healthy relationships.  Sponsored by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, the Memphis ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, October 13, 2017
Dinstuhl’s Candies, a “sweet” Memphis institution for 115 years, celebrate their special anniversary this October with free chocolates, fun events, prizes and discounts.    Beginning with FREE chocolates for everyone from October 2 to 6, while they last.  A special assortment of fine chocolates have been prepared to say thank you to each customer for dropping by any of the three stores; ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., October 11, 2017 – Lehman-Roberts Co., a leader in the highway paving, construction, asphalt and aggregate industry, has hired Adrian Barnhill as Vice President of People. Barnhill reports to Pat Nelson, President of Lehman-Roberts Co. “Adrian’s values align directly with our company’s,” said Nelson. “Those values combined with his experience and innovation in the human resources ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Spicer Rudstrom, PLLC recently launched an innovative joint initiative with Cacheaux, Cavazos & Newton, an international law firm based in Mexico City, to help local Arkansas and Tennessee companies expand business into Mexico.  Not only does the initiative allow Spicer Rudstrom and CCN to utilize their strength of over 110 attorneys to provide information to the local businesses who are ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Economic, Press Release
Friday, October 06, 2017
West Cancer Center pioneers technique for Gynecologic Cancers Breakthrough approach now available in the Mid‐South MEMPHIS, Tenn., September 26, 2017: West Cancer Center announced today that Adam ElNaggar, MD, Gynecologic Oncologist at West Cancer Center, has successfully pioneered the use of sentinel lymph node mapping (SLNM) in gynecologic cancers – never before done in the Mid‐South. West ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, October 06, 2017
Kele, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Control Consultants, Inc. Acquisition positions both organizations for accelerated growth within key markets MEMPHIS, Tenn. and BOSTON– Kele, Inc. (Kele) announced today the acquisition of Control Consultants, Inc. (CCI). This strategic combination highlights each company’s long-term commitment to providing industry leading products and solutions to its ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, October 06, 2017
Stephen E. Alway Named Dean of The College of Health Professions at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center   Memphis, Tenn. (October 2, 2017) – Chancellor Steve Schwab, MD, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has named Stephen E. Alway, PhD, dean of the College of Health Professions. He will begin his new appointment on December 15, 2017.  Dr. Alway previously ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, September 29, 2017
The College of Dentistry at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Reaccredited by the American Dental Association Dentistry Dean Timothy L. Hottel Moves to New Role As Director of Statewide Oral Health Initiatives for UTHSC Memphis, Tenn. (September 28, 2017) – The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has received full reaccreditation from the ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Date & Time                              October 26, 2017                         11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.                             Location  Napa Café                         5101 Sanderlin Ave., Suite 122 Memphis, TN 38117 Cost: $35 per person Join Fisher Phillips attorney Courtney Leyes, in conjunction with the Fisher Phillips Women’s Initiative & Leadership Council (WILC), as they ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Education
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Data Facts, Inc. Unveils New Fingerprinting Solution Memphis TN: Data Facts, Inc, a leading provider of background screening solutions, recently announced an addition to their current suite of background screening and monitoring products. Data Facts chose to offer fingerprinting solutions to their client partners who use fingerprinting as part of their background screening and onboarding ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) Board of Commissioners formally approved the appointment of Gary Rosenfeld as its new Chief Executive Officer during its monthly Board meeting which took place on September 26.  Rosenfeld has served in an interim CEO capacity at the public transit agency since late January. Since taking the role as Interim CEO, Rosenfeld has led a ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, September 22, 2017
HealthLink Europe & International acquired by Base Logistics Group Sep 22, 2017, 12:49pm EDT RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Base Logistics Group, supported by  Waterland Private Equity Investments, has announced the acquisition of HealthLink Europe & International. With offices in 's-Hertogenbosch (Netherlands), Raleigh (USA) and Memphis (USA), HealthLink is a logistics outsourcing ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Taliesyn Realty is extremely proud and thankful to announce we were voted "Best Real Estate Agency" by readers of The Commercial Appeal! it is a huge honor and we thank you for your support.For more information and a full list of this year's Memphis Most winners, click here!  
Categories: Community
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
H. Saga/Port Alliance Recognized as One of Memphis’ Fastest-Growing Companies by Memphis Business Journal MEMPHIS, TN. – The Memphis Business Journal (MBJ) named H. Saga/Port Alliance, an integrated trade and logistics solutions platform, as one Memphis’ fastest-growing companies at this year’s MBJ Pacesetters Awards held last month. H. Saga/Port Alliance provides its customers with “one-stop” ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, September 08, 2017
EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT  WHAT: Francis Klein Trunk Show at Eclectic EyeWHEN: Saturday, September 23, 2017, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.WHERE: Eclectic Eye, 242 S. Cooper Street, Memphis, TN 38104EVENT INFO Join us September 23 as we host a Francis Klein Trunk Show! Dixie Klein, daughter of the designer, will be in attendance. Francis Klein originated in Paris, so it's no secret that the designs are influenced ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Youth Villages Partners with HealthyHere to Offer Mobile Medical Clinic to EmployeesMobile clinic provides on-site healthcare for staff at Youth Villages (Memphis, TN) - Youth Villages recently partnered with HealthyHere, a mobile medical clinic, to provide annual physicals, primary care, and follow-up care to the nonprofit’s staff. The HealthyHere mobile clinics are fully outfitted with ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Papers/Research, Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT  WHAT: Eclectic Eye presents Immeasurably More by Rachel RievesWHEN: September 22, 2017 – November 1, 2017WHERE: Eclectic Eye showroom 242 South Cooper Street Midtown Memphis        INFO: Rachel Rieves is an artist who lives and works in Memphis. Rieves has always had a passion for art and design, whether it be creating children’s clothing, sewing curtains or interior ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 30, 2017 – Lehman-Roberts Co., a leader in the highway paving, construction and aggregate industry, today announced two of its plants have earned Diamond Achievement Commendation by the National Asphalt Pavement Association’s (NAPA). Plant 10 in Byhalia, Mississippi and Plant 7 in Batesville, Mississippi were honored with the Diamond Achievement Commendation for Excellence ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 29, 2017 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) displayed artwork from Memphis Oral School for the Deaf (MOSD) students in its Saddle Creek Banking Center (7600 Poplar Avenue) throughout the month of August. MOSD helps profoundly deaf and hard-hearing children ages birth to six years old learn language during the most critical developmental stages of their lives. Paragon hosted a ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 22, 2017 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) today announced its 2017 second quarter financial earnings, reporting a net income increase of 15 percent over the second quarter of 2016. During the first six months of 2017, net income increased 33 percent compared to the first six months of 2016. Net interest income for the second quarter of 2017 was a record $3.5 million, which ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, General News Article
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis Expands Neuroscience Service Line  MEMPHIS, Tenn. – August 16, 2017 - Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis is pleased to announce the expansion of its neuroscience service line with the addition of neurovascular surgeon Dr. Chiu Yuen To.  In efforts to become a Comprehensive Stroke Center, Saint Francis Hospital will now be able to provide the community with the ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 16, 2017 – Lehman-Roberts Co., a leader in the highway paving, construction and aggregate industry, has hired Michael Frizzell as Project Manager and Izaac Robinson as Safety Coordinator. Frizzell reports to John Paul Finerson, Vice President of Northern Operations, and Robinson reports to Harold Edwards, Safety Officer.  “Michael’s experience and extensive knowledge of our ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 15, 2017 – Fisher Phillips today announced that two attorneys from the Memphis office have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2018®. The two local attorneys are Jay Kiesewetter, senior counsel, and Jeff Weintraub, managing partner. Fisher Phillips had a total of 89 attorneys listed in this year’s edition. Kiesewetter and Weintraub have ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, August 10, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 10, 2017 –  Fisher Phillips has been recognized by BTI Consulting Group for having Leading Collaboration across the law firm. The firm was one of 54 chosen nationally to receive this recognition. BTI’s “Law Firms with the Best Collaboration 2017” is based on in-depth telephone interviews with leading legal decision makers at large organizations with $1 billion or more in ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Memphis, Tenn., August 9, 2017 – Eclectic Eye, a Memphis destination for optometry services and stylish eyewear needs, has hired Shannon Seaton as eyewear architect. Seaton reports to Lindy Faulkner, retail manager at Eclectic Eye. “Shannon’s love for all things Memphis, coupled with her strong customer service skills, makes her an instant asset to our team,” said Robbie Johnson Weinberg, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Press Release, General News Article
Thursday, August 03, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 3, 2017 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) today announced the promotion of Sanjay Dave as Assistant Vice President, Banking Center Manager and Security. Dave reports to Senior Vice President, Carol McConkey, and Chief Financial Officer, Lewis Perkins.  “Sanjay has made incredible strides within our company, and we’re honored to have a team member who is as dedicated as he is ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Chamber, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, August 02, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 2, 2017 – The Seam, a leading provider of agribusiness software and trading solutions, today announced the appointment of Tammy Sullivan, Executive Assistant; Mike Vandenbergh, Director of Emerging Technologies; and Rex Vandiver, Customer Development. Sullivan and Vandenbergh report to Mark Pryor, Chairman and CEO. Vandiver reports to Steve Mitchell, Director, PMO and ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Monday, July 31, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 31, 2017 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) has hired Sean Waybright as Vice President and Business Development Officer. Waybright reports to Charles Yorke, President of the Paragon Bank Small Business Capital Group, and is based in the group’s Denver office.  “With his commitment to the industry and desire to expand the small business community, Sean was an instant asset to the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, July 28, 2017
Fisher Phillips announced today that the firm has been acknowledged for its strong dedication to the support and advancement of women by inclusion on both Working Mother magazine’s 2017 list of the 50 “Best Law Firms for Women” and Law360’s “Best Law Firms for Female Attorneys,” which both recognize U.S. firms implementing best practices in retaining and promoting women lawyers and fostering ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Monday, July 10, 2017
inferno, a full-service advertising, public relations, design and digital marketing firm, has appointed Lauren Berry as public relations account coordinator and Von Ralls as web developer. Berry reports to Beth Wilson, public relations manager, and Ralls reports to David Zachry, interactive manager.  “Lauren’s journalism background makes her an excellent addition to our PR department, and we look ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber
Thursday, July 06, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 6, 2017 – Adams Keegan, a national managed HR services company, today announced its expansion into Nashville, Tennessee, increasing its physical office location count to three. The expansion comes after years of continuous growth for the company. The newly opened office will be led by Brian Evans, Director of Business Development. "We are proud to have experienced tremendous ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 13, 2017 – Adams Keegan, a national managed HR services company, has announced the promotions of Trevor Benitone to Vice President of Business Development, Kristin Lockhart to Vice President of Recruiting and Courtney Allen to Director of Sales – National Accounts. "Trevor, Kristin and Courtney have proven themselves as assets to our team, and in a short time, have made a ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 30, 2017 – Fisher Phillips today announced that 43 of its attorneys nationwide are featured in Chambers USA 2017, including two from the Memphis office. The two attorneys are Jay Kiesewetter, senior counsel, and Jeff Weintraub, regional managing partner. “Jay and I feel honored to be included in Chambers USA 2017,” said Weintraub. “Our firm strives to deliver exceptional legal ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 24, 2017 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) worked with Make-A-Wish Mid-South to grant three-year-old Layken her wish of going to Walt Disney World. This is the 13th straight year Paragon has worked with Make-A-Wish Mid-South to grant the wish of a local child or teen. The ceremony took place May 23.  “At Paragon, we have a passion to help our community, but this annual event ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Lehman-Roberts Co., a leader in the highway paving, construction and aggregate industry, received awards for projects completed in 2016 from Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) and Associated General Contractors (AGC).    Lehman-Roberts Co. was recognized as TDOT’s 2016 Region 4 Smooth Ride Award recipient for the resurfacing work its ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Monday, May 01, 2017
Join us as we welcome a distinguished, luxury designer to Collierville!WHEN:       Saturday, May 20, 2017                                        10 a.m. to 4 p.m.                                                   WHERE:     Eclectic Eye Collierville                     3670 S Houston Levee Rd # 102                     Memphis, TN 38107EVENT INFO: Join us on May 20 as we showcase eyewear from a ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Jeff Weintraub, regional managing partner of Fisher Phillips in Memphis, has been selected to the "Top 100 Most Powerful Employment Attorneys" in the United States by Human Resource Executive magazine.   The list of influential employment attorneys was compiled on the basis of curriculum-vitae analyses, evaluations by clients and peers and reporting by the staff of Lawdragon, a media company and ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Lehman-Roberts Co., a leader in the highway paving, construction and aggregate industry, has promoted Richard Moore to Director of Business Development. Moore most recently served in project management for the company. He reports to Pat Nelson, President of Lehman-Roberts Co.  “Richard’s compassion and desire to serve, as well as his extensive background in the asphalt and paving industry, make ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Date & Time                                                                           May 11, 2017                                                                          7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.                                                                       (Includes continental breakfast & lunch)  Location Hilton ...read more
Thursday, March 16, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 16, 2017 – The Seam, a commodities trading and agribusiness software provider, today announced it is expanding operations in the Memphis area and will move to 3400 Players Club Parkway, part of the Southwind Office Plaza. The transition comes after the company’s announcement in January that it is working with IBM and cotton industry leaders to create a blockchain-based ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Press Release