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Wednesday, July 01, 2020
MEMPHIS-BASED LIFESIGNS PERFORMING COVID-19 ANTIBODY TESTING Local clinic provides next business day results with 100% accuracy rate (Memphis, TN) – Lifesigns, a Memphis-based, prevention-focused physical exam clinic, recently began performing COVID-19 antibody testing. This testing is free with all private insurance plans, and results are returned to the patient the next business day. For ...read more
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Monday, June 29, 2020
LOCAL HOMEBUILDER LAUNCHES NEW HOME MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR FIRM, WILLIAMSBURG HOME SERVICES (Memphis, TN) – Local custom homebuilder Ryan Anderson, owner of RKA Construction, recently launched Williamsburg Home Services, a company that provides common home maintenance and repair services including painting, carpentry, tile, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, roofing, handyman and general labor ...read more
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Friday, June 26, 2020
TREZEVANT HOSTS DRIVE-BY PARADES SO RESIDENTS CAN SEE FAMILIES, SOCIAL DISTANCING STYLE (Memphis, TN) – Trezevant, a senior living community located at 177 North Highland, found a way to reunite its residents with loved ones while maintaining social distancing guidelines. This spring, Trezevant hosted a series of drive-by parades. Families and friends of residents lined up in a caravan ...read more
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Thursday, June 25, 2020
JUNE IS MEN’S HEALTH MONTHLifesigns encourages primary care relationship to maintain health (Memphis, TN) – Men’s Health Month comes each June and is a good reminder of how important wellness is to the male population in the U.S. Typically, men do not see physicians for a physical exam nearly as often as woman. Men are also more likely to be uninsured than women. In the workplace, it is ...read more
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Wednesday, June 17, 2020
HOLLYWOOD FEED EXPANDS SAME-DAY DELIVERY SERVICE IN MULTIPLE MARKETS(Memphis, TN) – Memphis-based Hollywood Feed has now expanded its Same-Day Delivery service in multiple markets across the Southeast and Midwest. With the increased need for home delivery and curbside pick-up options due to the coronavirus pandemic, the natural and holistic pet food and product retailer now offers delivery service ...read more
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Friday, June 12, 2020
The local Safe Community Plan calls for enhanced law enforcement training to better serve the community, a need highlighted by recent events involving law enforcement misconduct. Specifically, the Safe Community Plan calls for reviewing and updating policies and training on practices such as use of force, searches and seizures, and detention of individuals based on reasonable suspicion, as ...read more
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Friday, June 12, 2020
Memphis, TN — Memphis-based video production company Forever Ready Productions has announced their expansion to the Midwest with the opening of their new Chicago office. Allison Wong and Charlie Grant joined the company in January as part of the expansion and will lead the efforts in Chicago; launched in May 2020.   Forever Ready Productions is an Emmy-award-winning video production company ...read more
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Thursday, June 04, 2020
John Williams has joined Agape Child & Family Services as the nonprofit’s first-ever Chief Information Officer (CIO). John comes to Agape with over 30 years of leadership experience in the information technology field, having served as CIO of Shelby County Schools, Executive Director and CIO of Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools, Operational Technology & Telecommunications Director of Atlanta ...read more
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Friday, May 22, 2020
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – April 23, 2020 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, today announced a customizable suite of services designed to assist businesses as they look to move forward and resume operations safely in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Every industry and organization has been presented with challenges ...read more
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Friday, April 24, 2020
Like most industries, credit unions are changing the way they do business in light of the coronavirus and its quick impact on health, our workforce and the world’s economy. Southern Security Federal Credit Union is stepping up its technology to better benefit its members with some new and updated programing.  Video Banking Starting April 24, Southern Security members will be able to video bank ...read more
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Wednesday, April 22, 2020
The safety of our patrons and artists are very important to our organization. To that end, The Circuit Playhouse, Inc. has taken every recommendation from federal, state, and local leaders, as well as from the leadership of the CDC and World Health Organization to continue the “Safer-at-Home” mandates that have been extended until May 1st. Though we know that our current situation is fluid, we ...read more
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Monday, April 06, 2020
Memphis, TN – (April 6, 2020) – As the concern around the spread of COVID-19 has caused significant disruption of many businesses and communities, Terminix Commercial, a leading provider of commercial pest management, and a ServiceMaster company (NYSE: SERV), is launching a new disinfecting service to meet the growing need for disinfection head-on.The new service from Terminix Commercial, ...read more
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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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
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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
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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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