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Wednesday, April 08, 2020
Our 3rd Annual Volunteer Memphis Awards continues to celebrate excellence in volunteerism by individuals, civic groups, nonprofits, and businesses across the Mid-South. The reception-style award ceremony will be held on June 25, 2020 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Memphis Botanic Garden (750 Cherry Road, Memphis, TN 38117).  The Volunteer Memphis Awards is a “thank you” to the 300,000 ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Human Interest
Wednesday, April 08, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:    Teach901  First Teach901 Virtual Job Fair Set for April 20-24  April 8, 2020  Memphis, TN -- In response to social distancing protocol due to the spread of COVID-19, the Teach901 Educator Job Fair series is pivoting to a virtual model. The first ever Teach901 Virtual Educator Job Fair will take place over five days, Monday, April 20th to Friday, April 24th. All ...read more
Categories: Community
Sunday, April 05, 2020
Categories: Community
Friday, April 03, 2020
Categories: Press Release
Friday, April 03, 2020
The Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) received notification late yesterday from the office of U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao that MATA is the recipient of nearly $36 million in stimulus funding as a result of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act which is providing COVID-19 transit funding. The CARES Act was signed into law on Friday, March 27.“We are ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, April 02, 2020
MEMPHIS, Tennessee, April 2, 2020 – Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh, PLLC, one of Memphis’ largest law firms, is pleased to welcome attorney Charles Brasfield to the firm as Of Counsel.  Brasfield’s previous experience includes working as a partner and associate at two law firms in Covington, Tennessee, where his practice areas included personal injury, criminal defense, business litigation and ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, April 01, 2020
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Every April, the Memphis Child Advocacy Center memorializes children who have died as a result of abuse or neglect at their Children’s Memorial Flagraising ceremony. This year, the organization can’t hold the gathering because of coronavirus precautions. However, they are still inviting the public to help remember the children.   The Children’s ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
MEMPHIS-BASED POPLAR HEALTHCARE PROCESSING COVID-19 TESTS  (Memphis, TN) – Poplar Healthcare, a leading anatomic and molecular pathology laboratory headquartered in Memphis, TN, announced today that it is now processing COVID-19 tests in its 113,000-square-foot, high-complexity CLIA-certified and CAP-accredited laboratory in Memphis, Tennessee. Testing is performed on the cobas® SARS-CoV-2 Test ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Papers/Research, Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Since the Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) began operating reduced levels of service on Monday, March 30, extra buses have been added on key routes to address the issue of frequency and to serve customers who may have to wait longer at bus stops and bus shelters due to the 10-person limit that was instituted to comply with local Executive Orders and the Centers for Disease ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
How Businesses Can Use Digital Marketing to Weather COVID-19 Adam Heitzman, Co-Founder and Managing Partner The world is currently in a state of confusion, panic, bewilderment, and uncertainty. How could we ever have predicted the situation in which we currently find ourselves? With the situation changing by the hour, it can leave you feeling lost and wondering what is going to come next. If ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, March 30, 2020
Categories: Press Release
Friday, March 27, 2020
In response to customers who have indicated they will have difficulty reaching certain employers who may provide essential service in Memphis and Shelby County, the Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) today announced three additional routes that will also run on Monday, March 30 until further notice: Routes 7 Air Park, 32 East Parkway, and 69 Winchester. Note: The actual times that these routes ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, March 27, 2020
HOLLYWOOD FEED EXTENDS FREE SAME-DAY DELIVERY THROUGH APRIL AND LAUNCHES CURBSIDE PICK-UP  (Memphis, TN) – Amidst Coronavirus concerns, Memphis-based Hollywood Feed will continue to waive its $5.95 delivery fee for all Same-Day Delivery orders through the end of April. The natural and holistic pet food and product retailer has expanded its local delivery radius in the Mid-South to up to ten miles ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, March 26, 2020
The Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) today announced that effective Monday, March 30 until further notice, MATA will only operate service on a Sunday schedule DAILY along with some additional service for providing connections to essential services. This reduced service is in response to the number of businesses that can currently operate per Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland, Shelby County Mayor ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, March 26, 2020
Categories: Community
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
The Memphis City Council today unanimously approved temporary free fares for all customers who ride any mode of public transportation operated by the Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA). This effort is part of an overall strategy to combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The free fares will begin on Wednesday, March 25 and continue until Thursday, April 30. At this time, MATA is continuing to ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, March 23, 2020
Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland has issued a civil emergency proclamation and executive safer at home directive and closure of non-essential services and businesses within the City of Memphis. Per the Mayor’s order, the Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) will continue to operate its normal service and MATA will enforce the following guidance to combat the spread of the COVID-19 disease:MATA ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, March 23, 2020
United Way of the Mid-South to Offer Alternative Free Tax Prep ServicesDue to the COVID-19 pandemic, services will consolidate into a low-risk Drive-Thru Drop-Off service.  MEMPHIS, TN – In consideration of the health and well-being of tax preparers, volunteers and tax filers seeking help with their tax returns, United Way of the Mid-South is minimizing face-to-face tax preparation, effective ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Sunday, March 22, 2020
Effective Tuesday, March 24, 2020, the Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) will only transport MATAplus paratransit customers to work, medical-related destinations (including dialysis, doctor appointments and pharmacies) and to purchase/collect food from grocery stores, restaurants, or food distribution centers at non-profit organizations. These temporary limitations are an expansion of new ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Saturday, March 21, 2020
The Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) will implement temporary social distancing measures on its fleet of fixed-route, paratransit vehicles and Trolley cars. These immediate measures are in response to the spread of the COVID-19 disease and the expansion of Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland and Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris’s emergency orders. There are 42 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Shelby ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, March 20, 2020
Online LIVE Synchronous at Briarcrest during COVID 19 All of our students began online learning Monday. Our teachers have webpages with instructional videos they have created along with other resources. Classroom teachers are creating lessons that engage students similar to being in school. We are incredibly proud of our teachers, students and parents for embracing online learning during this ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
The Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) received notification recently from the U.S. Department of Transportation that it is the recipient of a $394K integrated Mobility Innovation (IMI) grant to deliver on-demand micro transit services. The new service is expected to be implemented this fall for customers living in the Boxtown and Westwood neighborhoods  These two communities were identified ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
BARRETT JONES JOINS BOARD OF AGAPE CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES Barrett Jones, a financial advisor with Strategic Financial Partners and college football analyst with ESPN, has recently joined the board of directors for Agape Child & Family Services. Born and raised in Germantown, Tennessee, Jones attended the University of Alabama where he played football as a starter for 4 years and received the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, March 16, 2020
HUGH MALLORY WITH MARX-BENSDORF EARNS GRI DESIGNATION FROM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®  (Memphis, TN) – Hugh Mallory, an Affiliate Broker with Marx-Bensdorf, REALTORS, has earned the Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI) designation from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). The GRI designation is the mark of a real estate professional who has made the commitment to provide a high level ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Human Interest
Monday, March 16, 2020
HOLLYWOOD FEED WAIVES SAME-DAY DELIVERY FEES THROUGH END OF MARCH  (Memphis, TN) – In light of the current Coronavirus concerns, Memphis-based Hollywood Feed is waiving the $5.95 delivery fee for all Same-Day Delivery orders starting on Friday, March 13 and lasting through the end of the month. The natural and holistic pet food and product retailer has expanded its local delivery radius in the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Thursday, March 12, 2020
IMC COMPANIES AND LOCAL IT TRAINING SCHOOLS COLLABORATE TO ADDRESS SKILLS GAP  (Memphis, TN) - IMC Companies, a national leader in intermodal logistics, relies heavily on dedicated computing and technology systems and processes, creating a need for a trained IT workforce in Memphis.  “When I joined IMC Companies as their CIO, I became directly responsible for the IT hiring process,” says Joel ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Papers/Research, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, March 12, 2020
LIFESIGNS CELEBRATES NATIONAL NUTRITION MONTH  (Memphis, TN) – National Nutrition Month is an annual campaign, celebrated each March, created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Throughout the month, the intent is for Americans to consider making more informed food choices in an effort to develop sound eating habits and physical activity routines. This year’s theme is “Eat Right, Bite ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 10, 2020 – The Seam, a leading provider of commodities trading and agriculture software solutions, today announced the general release of the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol, an integrated technology platform that allows U.S. cotton farmers to assess and verify production practices, environmental footprint and measurement of progress toward long-term sustainability goals.   The ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Memphis, TN (March 9, 2020) – ALCO Management, Inc. has chosen New Hope Christian Academy in Frayser as its charitable partner for the coming year. ALCO will sponsor planned fundraising events and volunteer activities to support student programs and the purchase of school supplies.New Hope Christian Academy is an urban, college-preparatory elementary school and provides an excellent core ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
Friday, March 06, 2020
MARX-BENSDORF AGENTS RECOGNIZED AT ANNUAL MAAR MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR CLUB BANQUET(Memphis, TN) – REALTORS® from Marx-Bensdorf, the city’s oldest real estate firm, were recently recognized at the Memphis Area Association of REALTORS® annual Multi-Million Dollar Club Banquet.Those honored included Melanie Blakeney (first year member); John Philip West (second year member); Mindy Okeon Mattingly ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Friday, March 06, 2020
GOLDA FRANKLAND JOINS MARX-BENSDORF(Memphis, TN) – Golda Frankland has joined Marx-Bensdorf, the city’s oldest real estate firm, as an Affiliate Broker. Prior to her career in real estate, Golda worked in the financial services industry. She leverages her expertise in finance and economics to serve clients who are looking to buy or sell a home.Golda is a graduate of Southern Methodist ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, March 04, 2020
MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 4, 2020 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) today announced its 2019 financial earnings, reporting record net income before taxes at $4.3 million. During 2019, the core bank of Paragon, excluding its SBA-related units (Small Business Capital Group and Specialty Lending), had record revenue and record pre-tax income. Pre-tax income for the core bank increased 61%, to $4.4 million, ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release
Friday, February 28, 2020
Funeral Services Education CampThe FIRST camp of its kind!!!For the first time in history, a Summer Camp geared towards the desires and aspirations of youth and young adults’ goals has been launched by the founding ladies of After Life Mortuary Services, LLC!  The camp which suited 13-17 year olds, provided hands on experience and training within professionals of Death Car,(Professions in Funeral ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Memphis, Tenn., February 25, 2020 – Throughout the month of February, Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) is showcasing art from the talented young students of St. Louis Catholic School inside its Saddle Creek Banking Center, located at 7600 Poplar Avenue. St. Louis Catholic School provides a strong foundation in early education for children in Pre-K through eighth grade, offering a well-rounded ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, February 13, 2020
ATLANTA, February 13, 2020 – Paragon Small Business Capital Group, a division of Paragon Bank (OTCBB:PGNN.OB), today announced the appointments of Mitch Belton and Rebecca Grant as Vice President, Business Development Officers. Belton and Grant report to Charles Yorke, President of Paragon Small Business Capital Group. “We are pleased to have Mitch and Rebecca serve in this role,” said Yorke. ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, February 13, 2020
MEMPHIS, Tennessee, February 13, 2020 – Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh, PLLC, one of Memphis’ largest law firms, is pleased to welcome three new members to the firm: Emily Huseth and Taylor Davidson at the firm’s headquarters in Memphis and Benjamin West at the firm’s office in Oxford, Mississippi.  Huseth holds a B.A. in political science and Hispanic studies from Rice University and a J.D. from ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest
Thursday, February 06, 2020
MEMPHIS, Tenn., February 6, 2020 – inferno, a full-service advertising, public relations, design and digital marketing firm, has appointed Aisling Mäki as senior public relations account executive. Mäki reports to Dan O’Brien, agency partner and director of client services.  “Aisling is a great addition to the PR department,” said O’Brien. “She has a wealth of valuable experience in her field, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Memphis, Tenn., January 23, 2020 – Eclectic Eye, a Memphis destination for optometry services and eyewear needs, has hired Celina Aur as a doctor’s assistant and Morgan Warnsley as an eyewear architect. Both Aur and Warnsley report to Lindy Faulkner, director of operations at Eclectic Eye. “We are thrilled to have Celina and Morgan on board,” said Faulkner. “We take pride in knowing they will ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Memphis, Tenn., January 22, 2020 – Throughout the month of January, Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) is showcasing a collection of artwork from the students of Westminster Academy at its Saddle Creek Banking Center, located at 7600 Poplar Avenue.  Westminster Academy, a Christian School committed to providing a classical and biblical-based education for students in grades JK through 12, offers a ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Memphis, Tenn., December 17, 2019 – Accel Performance and Wellness, powered by Campbell Clinic, today announced its partnership with Memphis Nutrition Group, a private practice operated by Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDN) dedicated to nutrition and lifestyle counseling.  “We are thrilled to begin this partnership with Accel,” said Angie Wallick, MS, RDN, CSR, LDN, CEDRD-S, co-owner and ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
MEMPHIS, Tenn., December 17, 2019 – Staffline, the only temporary staffing company to guarantee employment eligibility compliance, today announced the appointment of Cindy Davey as Director of Sales. Davey reports to Mark Story, President and Chief Executive Officer at Staffline. “Cindy has been an excellent addition to the team,” said Story. “She brings unique experience and a strong work ethic ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
GERMANTOWN, Tenn., December 11, 2019 – Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics, a leader in orthopaedic care since 1909, recently hosted a grand opening of its most recent campus, located at 7887 Wolf River Blvd in Germantown. Local dignitaries, physicians and staff from Campbell Clinic attended the celebration, while Germantown Mayor, Mike Palazzolo and Fred Azar, M.D. gave brief remarks. “We have ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
Tuesday, December 03, 2019
Memphis, Tenn., December 3, 2019 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) today announced its 2019 third quarter financial earnings, showing continued increasing profitability. For the third quarter, net income was $1.0 million, which was an increase of 47% over the third quarter of 2018 and 45% over the second quarter of 2019. Year-to-date, net income was $2.3 million, a 19% increase over the first three ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Memphis, Tenn., November 20, 2019 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB:PGNN.OB) today announced the appointment of Dani Bowers as Human Resources Manager. Bowers reports to Robert Shaw, chief executive officer at Paragon Bank. “We’re excited to have Dani serve in this role here at Paragon,” said Shaw. “As an HR professional, a significant component of the job is being in tune with the needs of employees, and ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, November 06, 2019
Memphis, Tenn. (November 6, 2019) – Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics will honor retired orthopaedic surgeon and former Chief of Staff S. Terry Canale, MD, and the Canale family by naming a portion of the new facility, nearing completion in Germantown, in their honor. The “S. Terry Canale Family Performance and Wellness Center” at Campbell Clinic will house the state-of-the-art Accel Performance and ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
MEMPHIS, Tenn., October 29, 2019 – Century Wealth Management, a financial advisory firm providing family office and wealth management services, today announced its president and founder, Jay Healy, was selected as a Five Star Wealth Manager by Crescendo Business Services, LLC (dba Five Star Professional) for the eighth time. Individuals chosen for this award demonstrate a commitment to clients and ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Memphis, Tenn., October 17, 2019 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) is showcasing artwork from students at Farmington Elementary School inside its Saddle Creek Banking Center (7600 Poplar Avenue) throughout the month of October.  Farmington Elementary works to empower students to make informed decisions as productive members of society by leading students to develop character, self-assurance and ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
MEMPHIS, Tenn., October 15, 2019 – Century Wealth Management, a financial advisory firm providing family office and wealth management services, today announced it was selected as a Future 50 RIA by Citywire USA. The 50 firms represent a group of independent finance advisors who are collectively creating a new landscape of registered investment advisors. “We are honored to be acknowledged as a ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
MEMPHIS, Tenn., September 24, 2019 – Grace Medical, a leader in ear nose and throat surgical devices with a focus on otology, today announced it has acquired EndoEar Endoscopic Instruments, which feature simultaneous suction and dissection, along with varied geometries, to access and remove hard-to-reach disease in the middle ear. This acquisition solidifies Grace Medical’s position as the global ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, General News Article
Thursday, September 19, 2019
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 19, 2019 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) is displaying artwork from the students at Madonna Learning Center. The school empowers children and adults with disabilities by providing a nurturing faith-based educational and social environment. The artwork will remain in the Paragon Saddle Creek Banking Center (7600 Poplar Avenue) throughout the month of September.  “This month, ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, September 04, 2019
GERMANTOWN, Tenn., September 4, 2019 – Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics, a leader in musculoskeletal care and sports medicine since 1909, today announced the creation of Accel Performance and Wellness, an 11,000 square-foot training and rehabilitation facility. The sports performance facility, set to officially open to members later this fall, will be housed in the clinic's new outpatient building ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 13, 2019 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) today announced its 2019 second quarter financial earnings, with a net income of $696,000, which was approximately 11% over the first quarter of 2019. Through the first six months of 2019, net income was $1.3 million, which was the most profitable first half of the year in Paragon history.  “We are proud to report a solid first half ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release
Friday, August 09, 2019
MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 9, 2019 – inferno, a full-service advertising, public relations, design and digital marketing firm, has promoted Linda Corti to creative director, Derrick Alston to associate creative director and Jesse Wilcox to account executive. Corti and Alston report to Michael Overton, agency partner and chief creative officer, and Wilcox reports to Liza Routh, account ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, August 06, 2019
Total Joint Replacement Digital Seminar Hosted by Campbell Clinic Interested in learning more about joint replacement surgery? Attend our free seminar via Facebook Live on Monday, August 26, for a virtual discussion with Campbell Clinic Total Joint Replacement Surgeon Marcus Ford, M.D.WHEN:    August 26, 2019                 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.WHERE: Facebook Live INFO:    The goal of ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Eclectic Eye named America’s Finest Optical Retailer by INVISION MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 31, 2019 – Eclectic Eye, a Memphis destination for optometry services and stylish eyewear needs, today announced it has won first place in the 2019 America’s Finest Optical Retailer contest by INVISION, a magazine for the American eyecare professional. “We are incredibly honored to have been selected and ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 23, 2019 – inferno, a full-service advertising, public relations, design and digital marketing firm, received several awards for its creative work in 2018, including four Communicator Awards and nine Telly Awards.  "These awards recognize our dedication to creatively solving the complex design and marketing challenges that our clients face every day,” said Michael Overton, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, July 19, 2019
MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 19, 2019 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) is showcasing artwork from Kingsway Childcare & Learning Center students in its Saddle Creek Banking Center (7600 Poplar Avenue) throughout the month of July.  Kingsway is a daycare and preschool in Germantown that opened in 2006 as part of Kingsway Christian Church. The learning center is committed to providing children in the ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Delta Peanut selects The Seam Commodity Management Platform for U.S. operationsMEMPHIS, Tenn., July 18, 2019 – The Seam, a leading provider of trading and agribusiness software solutions, today announced that it will be working with Delta Peanut, LLC, a new peanut shelling operation based in Jonesboro, Arkansas, and the first shelling facility to open in the area in more than 50 years. The company ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 16, 2019 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) today announced the appointment of Vanessa Taylor as Vice President of Consumer Banking, Thomas Carlisle as Credit Analyst and Lauren Gibson as Financial Services Associate. Taylor reports to Carol McConkey, Senior Vice President and Senior Consumer Banking Officer; Carlisle reports to Mike Edwards, President and Chief Operating ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 10, 2019 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) worked with Make-A-Wish Mid-South to grant five-year-old Khamil her wish of going to the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. This is the 14th consecutive year Paragon has worked with Make-A-Wish Mid-South to grant the wish of a local child or teen. The ceremony took place Tuesday, June 25, at its Fountain Place Banking Center, ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Friday, June 14, 2019
MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 14, 2019 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) is displaying artwork from St. Louis Catholic School students in its Saddle Creek Banking Center (7600 Poplar Avenue) throughout the month of June. St. Louis Catholic School has been a part of the Memphis community for more than 50 years, with a mission to educate students from across the Mid-South spiritually, intellectually, ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Friday, June 07, 2019
MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 7, 2019 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) today announced its 2019 first quarter financial earnings, reporting a net income of approximately $627,000, an increase of $140,500 or 29%, over the first quarter of 2018.  "We are proud to share another solid financial report for the first quarter of the year," said Robert Shaw, Chief Executive Officer at Paragon Bank. "Our growing ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Economic
Monday, May 13, 2019
May 13, 2019. For Immediate Release  Memphis, TN – Fawn A. Hentrel, CEO of Accendi Talent headquartered in Memphis was recently named to the National Small Business Association (NSBA) Leadership Council. NSBA is the nation’s oldest small-business advocacy organization and operates on a staunchly nonpartisan basis. Hentrel a recognized leader in the small-business community, joins the NSBA ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 7, 2019 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) today announced the appointments of Eric Faught and Hayden Murry as Financial Services Associates. Faught reports to Chuck Crabtree, Assistant Vice President, and Murry reports to Debby Allen, Vice President at Paragon Bank.  "We’re excited to welcome Eric and Hayden to our growing team," said Robert Shaw, President and CEO at Paragon ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, April 09, 2019
MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 9, 2019 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) is displaying art created by second-grade students at Farmington Elementary School throughout the month of April. 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 worked hard and put a tremendous amount of ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, April 02, 2019
MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 2, 2019 – inferno, a full-service advertising, public relations, design and digital marketing firm, has appointed Roc Johnson as director of digital services.  Roc’s extensive background has been an excellent addition to our already robust digital team,” said Tim Sellers, agency partner. “We’re confident in his ability to lead this department, enabling us to continue ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 26, 2019 – Fullen Dock and Warehouse, a full-service river terminal located at mile marker 740 of the Mississippi River, today announced that it has been designated as a Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ). FTZs are secure areas under U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) supervision that are generally considered outside CBP territory upon activation.  "An FTZ designation provides a ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, General News Article
Thursday, March 21, 2019
EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT  WHAT:      Eclectic Eye presents AHLEM Eyewear  WHEN:      Saturday, April 13, 2019                   10 a.m. to 4 p.m.                                            WHERE:    Eclectic Eye                    242 S. Cooper Street                    Memphis, TN 38104EVENT INFO: Join us April 13 as we welcome handcrafted eyewear from France by AHLEM. A brand rep will also be ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Thursday, March 14, 2019
WHAT:    Eclectic Eye presents                 “Myths and Muses” by Carol Buchman  WHEN:  April 12 – May 29, 2019                 Opening reception: April 12, 2019                 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  WHERE: Eclectic Eye showroom                   242 S. Cooper St.                 Midtown Memphis                               ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Monday, March 11, 2019
MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 11, 2019 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) is showcasing artwork from Memphis Oral School for the Deaf (MOSD) students in its Saddle Creek Banking Center (7600 Poplar Avenue) throughout the month of March. MOSD helps profoundly deaf and hard-of-hearing children ages birth to six years old learn language during the most critical developmental stages of their lives.  "It's ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, March 05, 2019
MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 5, 2019 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) today announced its 2018 fourth quarter financial earnings, reporting record revenue, pre-tax income and net operating income. At December 31, 2018, Paragon had a net income of $1.2 million, an increase of $914,000 or 329 percent over the fourth quarter of 2017. Net income for 2018 increased 49 percent over 2017, primarily due to ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
Friday, February 01, 2019
Accendi Talent, A Strategic Advisor to HR Leadership Published: HR Tech Outlook In the not-too-distant past, human resource functions were restricted to administrative responsibilities like recruiting, recording employee details, and managing payroll. Today, with rising organizational complexities, the HR department’s actions have become more diverse, and its approach more premeditated than ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Chamber
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Accendi-ng to the Top: Accendi Talent Recognized as Top US HR Consultancy ProviderMemphis, TN Based HR Consulting & Talent Solutions Firm Named to Top 10 HR Consulting Service Providers List January 24, 2019.    Memphis, TN       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A small but mighty firm that is making waves in the industry, human resource and talent solutions advisory agency Accendi Talent has been ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Accendi Talent Certified As Women's Business Enterprise By The Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) Accendi Talent Certified By the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council January 15, 2019.    Memphis, TN       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Accendi Talent, a business specializing in human resource consulting and talent solutions for executive search, staffing and managed services ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Monday, August 27, 2018
MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 27, 2018 – The University System of Maryland Board of Regents announced last Friday the appointment of five additional members to a commission created to investigate the culture of the football program at the University of Maryland, College Park. Frederick M. Azar, M.D., chief of staff at Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics, has been selected to serve on the commission. The new ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 24, 2018 – The Seam, a leading provider of agribusiness software and trading solutions, today announced the appointment of Suzanne Lowery as Director of Finance, and Tim Thornton as Senior Software Engineer. Lowery reports to Mark Pryor, Chairman and CEO at The Seam, and Thornton reports to Jason Sutton, who has been promoted to Manager of Software Engineering. "Suzanne’s ...read more
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Wednesday, June 27, 2018
MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 27, 2018 – The Seam, a leading provider of agribusiness software and trading solutions, today announced it has formed the Cotton Technology Alliance in cooperation with the American Cotton Shippers Association, National Cotton Council and International Cotton Association. The Seam alluded to the formation at the 94th Annual ACSA Convention in Austin, Texas, last month, and ...read more
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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
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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