News for Chamber

Monday, June 10, 2024
HOLLYWOOD FEED OPENS NEWEST LOCATION IN FORNEY, TX   Hollywood Feed, a natural and holistic pet food and supply retailer, recently opened its newest location at 195 S. Farm to Market (FM) 548 in Forney, TX. The nearly 4,000-square-foot store provides an assortment of American-made pet foods, regionally sourced treats, and other pet products that all meet Hollywood Feed's high standards for use ...read more
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Friday, June 07, 2024
Occupational healthcare provider WorkSite CARE Clinic is opening its doors to new services. For over twenty years, the clinic has provided pre-employment screening as well post-injury rehabilitation and testing to local and national organizations in a wide variety of industries. The addition of acute injury treatment allows the clinic to offer the full continuum of occupational health services. ...read more
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Thursday, May 30, 2024
We are excited to announce that we are the newest members of the Greater Memphis Chamber.  We are on a mission to help community.  MidSouth Ponds has donated the pond for the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway. The three-bedroom home, built as a labor of love that features a backyard oasis designed to bring harmony and tranquility to its residents. The backyard of the St. Jude Dream Home was the setting ...read more
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Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Wealth Management | New Hire Paul Cheek Hired at Ashford Advisors Inc.Paul Cheek has joined the Ashford Advisors Memphis office as the Director of Business Development. Paul’s greatest accomplishments has been his ability to fast track into management in the financial industry while with New York Life and being selected as Partner of the Year in 2022. He noted that the turning point of his career ...read more
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Wednesday, May 01, 2024
RKA CONSTRUCTION GROWS COMMERCIAL SERVICES DIVISION WITH NEW TEAM MEMBERS, CLIENTS, AND GEOGRAPHIC EXPANSION Memphis-based General Contractor RKA Construction, LLC (RKA) reported record growth, the addition of several new full-time team members, and multiple new and repeat clients in the commercial market sector, as well as expanding into the Oxford, MS market. This growth is particularly ...read more
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Monday, November 20, 2023
Comfort Dynamics is giving back to our community, we are offering our Comfort+ Club VIP Membership Benefits FREE to our active duty Law Enforcement Officers, First Responders, Military and Veterans (normal $9.99 a month) to include the following:*Priority Service*Two Complete Seasonal HVAC System Inspections*One Whole Home Yearly Plumbing Inspection*One Whole Home Yearly Electrical ...read more
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Thursday, July 29, 2021
Chris Hope Foundation Partners with The Financial ActAffiliation will help families financially burdened by cancer and chronic illness rebuild credit scores MEMPHIS, Tennessee, July 28, 2021 – The Chris Hope Foundation (CHF), a nonprofit organization providing financial and social support services to families of children diagnosed with pediatric cancer and other childhood illnesses, today ...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, 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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