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Wednesday, August 05, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Beth Okeon 901.409.7607beth@abomarketing.com HOLLYWOOD FEED OFFERS SUMMER PET CARE TIPS  (Memphis, TN) – Each summer, Hollywood Feed takes the opportunity to remind pet owners of important pet care tips, particularly during the “dog days” of summer. August is typically one of the hottest months in the south, with temperatures and heat indexes rising above 100 ...read more
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Wednesday, July 29, 2020
For Release 8:00AM CST7/24/20Rockridge Venture Law® Creates Impact & Innovation Fellowship Position: Unifying Purpose with Profit Memphis Chamber member Rockridge Venture Law® is pleased to announce the addition of Bruce Allen to its team as an Impact & Innovation Fellow. Bruce will be based at the firm’s headquarters in Cookeville, Tennessee. Bruce is originally from Sparta, Tennessee. He left ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 20, 2020                                                                 Contact: Susan LevkoHamilton Eye Institute (HEI)  www.universityclinicalhealth.com/ut-hamilton-eye-institute/ Phone: 314-369-0922   Email: susan.levko@uthsc.edu  Hamilton Eye Institute at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center Announces Benjamin A. King, MD as their Newest ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, July 10, 2020
TREZEVANT’S DIRECTOR OF HEALTH OPERATIONS WINS TENNESSEE HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATION AWARD  (Memphis, TN) - Paul Martin, Director of Health Operations at Trezevant, has received the 2020 Professional Services Award from the Tennessee Health Care Association (THCA). This award recognizes an administrator, owner, or corporate-level employee of a THCA member facility for distinguished professional ...read more
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Friday, July 10, 2020
HOLLYWOOD FEED KEEPS PET OWNERS EDUCATED ONLINE VIA HOLLYWOOD FEED UNIVERSITY   (Memphis, TN) – Hollywood Feed recently launched Hollywood Feed University, a pet wellness education resource for pet owners and pet professionals. Virtual classes are currently available free of charge on topics including pet nutrition, physical and emotional wellbeing, behavioral issues, training techniques and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Education, Human Interest
Tuesday, July 07, 2020
BINSWANGER ENTERPRISES LLC PRESS RELEASE              Press Contact:       Rich Porayko, c/o Binswanger GlassPh: 604-781-1985  Binswanger Glass Ranked as 11th Largest GlazierMemphis, TN: June 29, 2020 –With 60 locations, 892 full time employees and revenue in the range between $100M-$200M, Memphis-based glass company Binswanger Glass has been ranked as the 11th largest glazing firm on Glass ...read more
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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
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Press Release
Thursday, June 25, 2020
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (June 25, 2020) – Orion Federal Credit Union is named in the top three on the Forbes list of America’s Best-In-State Credit Unions 2020 in the state of Tennessee.   Forbes and Statista identified America’s Best-In-State Credit Unions 2020 based on an independent survey of more than 25,000 U.S. consumers asked to rate credit unions at which they have or previously have had checking ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
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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Thursday, May 28, 2020
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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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Wednesday, April 29, 2020
MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 29, 2020 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) presented a check to Elwood’s Shack to provide more than 1,000 meals to feed Mid-South healthcare workers.  “It’s important to us at Paragon to show appreciation for our extraordinary frontline workers – these tremendous heroes serving our communities in these unprecedented times,” said Robert Shaw, Chief Executive Officer at Paragon ...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, 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
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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 – 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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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: Press Release, Community
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: Economic, Community, 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
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
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: Press Release, Community
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
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 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: Press Release, Community
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
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: Press Release, Community
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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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 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
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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
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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 – 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: Community, Press Release, General News Article
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
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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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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
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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
Categories: Human Interest, Chamber, Community, 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
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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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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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