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Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Omega Recycling Solutions attains R2 Certification Good News for Mid-South Businesses JACKSON, Tenn. – April 12, 2018 - In first quarter of 2018, Omega Recycling Solutions attained R2:2013, ISO 14001:2015, and OHSAS 18001 certifications. The electronics recycler, headquartered in the West Tennessee city of Jackson, which is centrally located between Memphis and Nashville, is the first in the ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, April 20, 2018
Families to Enjoy Interactive Literacy together, thanks to Memphis Cellulose8th DiscoverREAD to Open at Memphis Public Libraries   Memphis, Tenn., April 17, 2018 - Memphis Public Libraries proudly announces the 8th opening for a DiscoverREAD, Interactive Literacy Space for Families, thanks to a generous $5,000 donation from Georgia-Pacific (GP) Cellulose operations in Memphis. This DiscoverREAD ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
IMC COMPANIES ADDRESSES DRIVER SHORTAGE WITH LARGEST PAY RAISE IN COMPANY HISTORY (Memphis, TN) – Drivers for Memphis-based Intermodal Cartage Company, part of the IMC Companies family of brands, will get a pay raise averaging more than 30%, effective April 15. This is the largest pay raise in the company’s history.  This proactive increase by the nation’s largest, marine drayage company is in ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release, Chamber
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Occupational Therapy Students at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Host Second-Annual Art Auction to Fund Therapy Center   Memphis, Tenn. (April 17, 2018) – For the second consecutive year, Occupational Therapy students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host a community art auction to raise funds for the Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center at UTHSC, the ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, April 16, 2018
Memphis, Tenn. -- The Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) announced today the Main Street Trolley Line will be back in service for customers on Monday, April 30 operating from the William Hudson Transit Center (Main and A.W. Willis) to the Butler Station (Main and Butler). MATA received approval last Friday from the Federal Transit Administration and the Tennessee Department of Transportation ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, April 13, 2018
Dustin Fulton Named Associate Director of Student Affairs For Conduct and Community Standards and Student Conduct Officer at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center   Memphis, Tenn. (April 13, 2018) – Dustin Fulton has been named associate director of Student Affairs for Conduct and Community Standards and Student Conduct Officer in Student Affairs and Enrollment Services at the ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Paragon Bank Displays Westminster Academy’s Marvelous Mixed Media   MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 12, 2018 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) is displaying a variety of artwork from Westminster Academy students in its Saddle Creek Banking Center (7600 Poplar Avenue) throughout the month of April. Customers and community visitors are encouraged to stop by.  “We have enjoyed having these intricate, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Lehman-Roberts Co., a leader in the highway paving, construction and aggregate industry, has promoted Jarod Riles to General Superintendent of its Northern Operations. Riles reports to John Paul Finerson, Vice President of Northern Operations. “In the nearly two decades that Jarod has been with our company, he has proven to be an asset and dedicated member of our team,” said Pat Nelson, President ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Thursday, April 12, 2018
MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 12, 2018 – inferno, a full-service advertising, marketing, design and public relations firm, has received several awards for its work in 2017, including one Mid-South Regional Emmy Award and three ADDY awards from the Memphis chapter of the American Advertising Federation. “We are incredibly proud of our team for their drive and commitment to produce meaningful creative ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Deputy Surgeon General Guest Speaker at 2018 NightinGala Hosted by College of Nursing at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center   Memphis, Tenn. (April 10, 2018) – The College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams, PhD, RN, FAAN, U.S. Deputy Surgeon General, as the featured speaker at the second annual NightinGala ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
(MEMPHIS, TN / April 10, 2018) - Wunderlich, a Memphis-based full-service investment firm, is scheduled to complete the firm’s previously announced move to downtown Memphis during April 2018. The corporate headquarters will occupy two floors of the One Commerce Square tower at 40 South Main. Additionally, Wunderlich will open a second wealth management branch in East Memphis in Triad Center I, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Monday, April 09, 2018
LIFESIGNS AND HEALTHYHERE CELEBRATE WORLD HEALTH DAY World Health Day falls each April, and is a good reminder of how important it is to tend to our well-being. According to the CDC, 50% of adults have one or more chronic health conditions, and obesity plagues one-third of adults and 17% of children ages 2-19. The professionals at Lifesigns note that annual physicals are one of the best methods ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Press Release
Friday, April 06, 2018
Clean Memphis to celebrate Earth Day 30 Days Straight in AprilMEMPHIS, TN (April 3, 2018) –  Clean Memphis will once again extend the April 22nd celebration of Earth Day to the entire month of April with their fourth annual observation of Earth Day 30 Days Straight. In partnership with the Greater Memphis Chamber Chairman’s Circle, Clean Memphis will work with businesses, schools, community ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, April 06, 2018
AGAPE CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES WELCOMES NEW TEAM MEMBERS Barbara Gray joins Agape Child & Family Services as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to this role, Gray was Director of Financial Reporting and Accounting for the Memphis Grizzlies. With more than 30 years of accounting experience, she will manage all financial matters at Agape and help optimize its operational performance. Daniel Henley ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, April 04, 2018
Team,To answer the common question, “Why should I invest more time in coaching my sales team?” we must first define what we mean by “coaching.” Sales coaching is a formal process that uses one-on-one meetings to help salespeople achieve new levels of success by discovering hidden issues that inhibit their performance. Contrary to popular belief and practice, effective sales coaching is not ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest
Monday, April 02, 2018
Fellow members, If you were to go to the dictionary and look up the definition of the word “Success,” you’d be likely to find something like this: SUCCESS (n): the accomplishment of a desired aim or purpose. That’s fine as a starting point. Many of the sales professionals we work with, though, choose to go a little further. They personalize their definition of this word, making sure their own ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education
Monday, April 02, 2018
MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 2, 2018 – Fisher Phillips today announced that David S. Jones has been appointed as the new managing partner of the firm's Memphis office. As part of a routine leadership rotation, Jones takes the reins from Jeff Weintraub, who served in the role for six years since The Weintraub Firm PC – founded by Jeff’s father, Sam – merged with Fisher Phillips.  One of the first labor ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Monday, April 02, 2018
Commercial Bank and TrustAnnounces New Senior Vice President  MEMPHIS, TN. Commercial Bank and Trust Company (CBTC) announces Vice President and Trust Officer Emily Walker as their new Senior Vice President.  “Ms. Walker plays an integral part in what we do at Commercial Bank and Trust,” said Mott Ford, Chief Executive Officer of Commercial Bank and Trust Company. “I have no doubt that she ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, April 02, 2018
University of Tennessee System Collaboration Elucidates How Natural Chemicals in Green Tea Work   Memphis, Tenn. (April 2, 2018) – Green tea has always been known to have beneficial health effects, but how these effects come about has been a mystery. Now, a team collaborating across the University of Tennessee system has discovered molecular mechanisms with which key chemicals in green tea ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, April 02, 2018
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Successfully Launches The Clinical Trials Network of TennesseeStatewide, Multisite Clinical Trial Facilitator Supports Clinical Research Efforts Across UT System   Memphis, Tenn. (April 4, 2018) – The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has successfully launched the Clinical Trials Network of Tennessee (CTN2). Operating as a ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Landmark and City Year Work Together for City Beautification Project Landmark Training Development Company is heavily involved with volunteerism.  Their operation thrives as a result of an inflow of eager volunteers from all walks of life; business professionals who want to give back, retires seniors that appreciate what they do, college students who obtain credit as well as looking to be of good ...read more
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Thursday, March 29, 2018
  Department of Family Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Receives Prestigious Accreditation for Quality, Patient-Centered Care ___________________________________________________________ Memphis, Tenn. (March 28, 2018) –  The Department of Family Medicine in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has received ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
New Research Study at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Aims to Help Participants Stop Smoking, Maintain Weight ___________________________________________________________ Memphis, Tenn. (March 27, 2018) – The Fit & Quit Research Study at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is enrolling men and women from the greater Memphis area who want to stop smoking. The ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 27, 2018 – Lehman-Roberts Co., a leader in the highway paving, construction, asphalt and aggregate industry, today announced the launch of its new website, www.lehmanroberts.com. For the past few years, we have worked toward a strategic plan that improves our safety program and operational efficiencies as well as invests in our people,” said Pat Nelson. “Our website now ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Monday, March 26, 2018
Brian M. Peters, PhD, of The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Receives Grant to Continue Research on Repurposing Compounds To Aid in Yeast Infection Inflammation ___________________________________________________________Memphis, Tenn. (March 26, 2018) – Brian M. Peters, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science in the College of ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, March 26, 2018
MARX-BENSDORF KICKS OFF 2018 AGENT ENRICHMENT SERIES WITH REAL ESTATE GURU ASHTON GUSTAFSON Marx-Bensdorf REALTORS® recently hosted guest speaker and world-renowned real estate professional Ashton Gustafson to speak to its agents as part of the firm’s ongoing efforts to enable each of its agents to achieve his and her optimal performance. In its 150th year of service, Marx-Bensdorf held the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Press Release
Friday, March 23, 2018
Local medical aesthetician, Teri Lewis, awarded highest ranked honor from Image Skincare.  Memphis, TN -  March 15, 2018 - SpectacularSkin, Memphis’ premier location for minimally invasive and holistic skincare made news last Thursday evening when it’s owner received the night’s biggest honor, the World Class Excellence award at the Image Skincare World Wide Launch Party.  Teri Lewis is a ...read more
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Friday, March 23, 2018
New Director of Regional Biocontainment Laboratory at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Dedicated to Building Collaborations in Infectious Disease Research ___________________________________________________________ Memphis, Tenn. (March 23, 2018) – Colleen Jonsson, PhD, the new director of the Regional Biocontainment Laboratory (RBL) at the University of Tennessee Health ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, March 23, 2018
FAITH LEADERS GATHER AT AGAPE (MEMPHIS, TN) - Agape Child & Family Services recently hosted the Church Developers Network luncheon at the nonprofit’s offices located at 3160 Directors Row. During the luncheon, New Direction Christian Church senior pastor and Agape board member Dr. Stacy Spencer led a dialogue with attendees on the topic of social justice. He also announced Agape's new faith ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Dental Sleep Medicine Center at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Offers Non-Invasive Solutions for Sleep Apnea ___________________________________________________________ Memphis, Tenn. (March 22, 2018) – Eleven years ago, dentist Alan Blanton was diagnosed with moderate obstructive sleep apnea. The diagnosis eventually drew Dr. Blanton away from his private practice in ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Lehman-Roberts Co., a leader in the highway paving, construction and aggregate industry, was recently granted two 2017 Quality in Construction Awards, for excellence in construction of an asphalt pavement, from the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA). The awards were presented to the company during the association’s 63rd Annual Meeting in San Diego.   “The asphalt pavement industry is ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Monday, March 19, 2018
Agape Kids Classic Golf Tournament Sponsored by Dunbar Mechanical Contractors On Monday, April 23, Agape Child & Family Services will hold its annual Kids Classic Golf Tournament, sponsored by Dunbar Mechanical Contractors. The event will take place at the illustrious TPC Southwind (3325 Club at Southwind, Memphis, TN 38125) and will begin with a 12:00 noon tee time. Individual registration is ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Press Release, Human Interest
Monday, March 19, 2018
AGAPE'S HEARTLIGHT INSPIRES MEMPHIS TO DO JUSTICE Agape Child & Family Services recently held its annual HeartLight “Do Justice” event at Hope Church with speakers Bryan Stevenson, lawyer and New York Times bestselling author of Just Mercy, and Dr. Brian Fikkert, economist and co-author of When Helping Hurts, who spoke on the need for justice and outreach for those who are marginalized in ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Political, Press Release
Thursday, March 08, 2018
Paragon Bank Displays Environmental-themed Artwork by St. Louis Catholic SchoolMEMPHIS, Tenn., March 8, 2018 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) is displaying unique artwork from a variety of St. Louis Catholic School students in its Saddle Creek Banking Center (7600 Poplar Avenue) throughout the month of March. “We are thrilled to host these distinctive watercolor and recycled artwork pieces from ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Thursday, March 01, 2018
MARX-BENSDORF CELEBRATES 150 YEARS OF SERVICE (MEMPHIS, TN) - Marx-Bensdorf REALTORS® recently kicked off its 150th year in business with a dinner to honor its family of 45 agents and support staff at River Oaks Restaurant in East Memphis. "We attribute our company's longevity to our agents and staff, first and foremost," said David Tester, partner and broker at Marx-Bensdorf. "So, it made ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, March 01, 2018
MARX-BENSDORF RECEIVES TOP HONORS AT GLOBAL REAL ESTATE CONFERENCE  (Memphis, TN) - Marx-Bensdorf, REALTORS® was the winner of several prominent Member Achievement Awards by Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE), a selective global community of more than 565 independent real estate firms. The firm was presented with the Pinnacle Award, Outgoing Sales Production Award, and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Education, Human Interest
Thursday, March 01, 2018
Media Contact: Caitlin Berry, inferno     caitlin@creativeinferno.com 901.278.3773Supervisor and Manager TrainingWhat you need to know to reduce the risk of being faced with a lawsuit from an employeeDate & Time April 13, 2018 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  (Breakfast and lunch included)Location  The Crescent Club 6075 Poplar Ave #909 Memphis, TN 38119Cost: $99 per person  Fisher Phillips, HR ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
MEMPHIS, Tenn., February 28, 2018 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) today announced its 2017 financial earnings, reporting record-breaking revenue and pre-tax income in the fourth quarter of 2017, as well as overall for 2017. The strong numbers were driven by solid loan growth, a healthy net interest margin and continued attention to expense control.  "In addition to the financial records Paragon ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Friday, February 23, 2018
MEMPHIS, Tenn., February 22, 2018 – The Seam, a leading provider of agribusiness software and trading solutions, today announced its affiliate membership with Field to Market, an alliance for sustainable agriculture dedicated to defining, measuring and advancing the sustainability of food, fiber and fuel production. "We are excited to join Field to Market to begin integrating sustainability ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
MEMPHIS, Tenn., February 21, 2018 – Adams Keegan, a national managed HR, payroll and benefits provider, today announced its expansion into the Northeast United States, extending its footprint throughout New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts. The expansion comes after years of continuous, nationwide growth for the company and will be led by Mike LaFeve, Northeast Region ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Friday, February 16, 2018
MEMPHIS, Tenn., February 16, 2018 – Paragon Bank is displaying artwork from Woodland Presbyterian School students in its Saddle Creek Banking Center (7600 Poplar Avenue) throughout the month of February. "We are excited to host the work that the students at Woodland Presbyterian School have created, and it has been a joy to have these colorful creations liven our office," said Robert Shaw, Chief ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
MEMPHIS, Tenn., February 13, 2018 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) today announced that its employees volunteered more than 1,531 hours with its Assisting the Community Through Service (ACTS) program in 2017. Through this program, every Paragon employee is granted 40 hours of paid time to support nonprofit organizations in the community.  In addition to the allotted time, employees are ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article, Community
Thursday, February 01, 2018
Date & Time February 21, 2018 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.  (Includes breakfast and Q&A session) Location  The Great Hall and Conference Center  1900 S. Germantown Road Germantown, TN 38138   Cost: $25 per person ICE raids can be both devastating to operations and distressing to employees. But as recent raids on 7-Eleven and the subsequent public statements reveal, any employer could be in ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Thursday, February 01, 2018
ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT  WHAT: Eclectic Eye presents "Spirit Animal" by Karen MulfordWHEN: February 16, 2018 – April 11, 2018WHERE: Eclectic Eye showroom 242 South Cooper St. Midtown Memphis        INFO: The “Spirit Animal” series features wildlife portraits and silhouettes captured by acrylic paint on canvas. The color scheme and style vary from piece to piece, making this series representative of ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Monday, January 22, 2018
MEMPHIS, Tenn., January 22, 2018 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) today announced the appointment of Steve Weaver as Senior Loan Officer. Weaver reports to Mike Edwards, President and Chief Operating Officer at Paragon Bank.  “Steve is a seasoned professional, with more than 27 years in the banking industry, who will complement our experienced team of banking professionals,” said Robert Shaw, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Friday, January 12, 2018
MEMPHIS, Tenn., January 12, 2018 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) is displaying art created by Farmington Elementary School students throughout the month of January. The work is featured at its Saddle Creek Banking Center (7600 Poplar Avenue), and members of the community are encouraged to stop by.   "The students at Farmington Elementary have put hard work and creativity into developing these ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., December 12, 2017 – Adams Keegan, a national managed HR services company, today announced it has hired client service associate Kelsey Foster, and expanded its physical office space in Nashville. The appointment comes after Adams Keegan's announcement of officially operating in the area earlier in 2017, as well as the development of a performance management tool last ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., December 12, 2017 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) is displaying artwork from Concord Academy students in its Saddle Creek Banking Center (7600 Poplar Avenue) throughout the month of December. Concord Academy has been a part of the Memphis community since 1983, with a strong focus on providing the best education and environment to students with learning and social disabilities, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Memphis, Tenn., November 20, 2017 – Eclectic Eye, a Memphis destination for optometry services and stylish eyewear needs, has promoted Rebecca Allen to team lead. Allen reports to Lindy Faulkner, retail manager at Eclectic Eye.   “Allen’s more than three years as eyewear architect has prepared her to take on this new role that not only actively expands our inventory, but also focuses on growing ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Monday, November 20, 2017
Memphis, TN (November 17, 2017): Once a year, Super Lawyers publish an exclusive state-by-state list of "credible, comprehensive and diverse outstanding attorneys", which no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.  Spicer Rudstrom Memphis attorneys, Newton Anderson and Jared Renfroe, and Nashville attorney, Brian ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Friday, November 17, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., November 17, 2017 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) today announced another strong quarter with near-record revenue, increasing $128,000 over the second quarter of 2017 to $4.7 million. For the Small Business Administration's fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, Paragon was the largest SBA lender headquartered in the Memphis Metropolitan Statistical Area. "We are proud of the ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, November 09, 2017
Feedspot recognizes Fisher Phillips for contributing to workplace health and safetyMEMPHIS, Tenn., November 9, 2017 – The Fisher Phillips Workplace Safety and Health Law blog has been named as one of the best on the internet, according to Feedspot’s “Top 75 Health and Safety Blogs” ranking. Of the thousands of health and safety blogs reviewed, Fisher Philips was ranked 18th by Feedspot’s group of ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Tuesday, November 07, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 7, 2017 – Fisher Phillips today announced that three of its Memphis attorneys, partner David Jones, senior counsel Jay Kiesewetter and managing partner Jeff Weintraub, were selected for inclusion in 2017 Mid-South Super Lawyers by their peers. Attorneys Courtney Leyes and Gabriel McGaha were also listed in Rising Stars. “We are honored to have five attorneys from the Fisher ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Memphis, Tenn., November 1, 2017 – Eclectic Eye, a Memphis destination for optometry services and stylish eyewear needs, today announced a special anniversary sale in celebration of 15 successful years in business.  Since opening the store in the heart of Midtown, Memphis, Eclectic Eye has pioneered the local optometry provider model and truly defined how small businesses contribute to the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Fisher Phillips today announced that the firm has been named to the 2018 Best Law Firms by U.S. News - Best Lawyers®. The firm received “Tier 1 Rankings” for its Employment and Labor Law Practices as well as its Labor and Employment Litigation Practice. Additionally, the Memphis office received “Metropolitan Tier 1 Rankings” for Employment Law – Management and Labor Law – Management. There are 18 ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Thursday, October 26, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., October 26, 2017 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) is displaying artwork from Evangelical Christian School students in its Saddle Creek Banking Center (7600 Poplar Avenue) throughout the month of November. ECS has been part of the Memphis community for more than 50 years, bringing academic excellence and faith-based teaching to pre-K through 12th grade students."These ECS students ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
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
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
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
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
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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
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
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
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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
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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
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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
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