Posted by: Andrew Bartolotta at  Wednesday, October 28, 2015
On October 28, 450 community leaders across the Mid-South attended Leadership Memphis' 8th Annual Multicultural Breakfast presented by FedEx. This year's speaker was Stephen C. Bush, Shelby County Public Defender on 'The Radical Idea of Fairness' and here are just a few of the many ah-ha moments.

Posted by: Andrew Bartolotta at  Monday, September 14, 2015
Online University To Offer $300K in Scholarships to Shelby County Residents

Posted by: Andrew Bartolotta at  Wednesday, August 26, 2015
The crisp fall Memphis weather is in the air and it's officially festival season in the Bluff City. Here are a few events put on by Leadership Memphis alumni and community partners to attend.

Posted by: Shannon Little at  Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Lauren McHugh Robinson, CEO and President of Huey’s Restaurants, has been named the 2015 Tennessee Restaurateur of the Year, an award presented by the Tennessee Hospitality and Tourism Association (TnHTA). The award was presented to her at the annual awards banquet on August 4, 2015.

Posted by: Andrew Bartolotta at  Thursday, July 2, 2015
FastTrack builds on each participant's personal leadership skills and expands their Community IQ. Participants gain a stronger understanding of how to elevate Memphis through an increased understanding of both self and community, through experiential learning and through exposure to high-profile community leaders. Here are five reasons why you should be a part of this program.

Posted by: Andrew Bartolotta at  Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Leadership Memphis is pleased to announce the hiring of Alton Cryer, who will join the staff as Coordinator for the Memphis Talent Dividend, an action initiative of Leadership Memphis that is the area leader in post-secondary education advocacy, communication, and coordination.

Posted by: Andrew Bartolotta at  Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Facilitated by Brian J. Stephens, CEO of Caissa Public Strategy, this in-depth conversation with Mayor A C Wharton and Mayor Mark Luttrell, covered the in's and out's of city and county government working together for the greater good.

Posted by: Matthew Perkins at  Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Leadership Memphis is hosting high-ranking leaders from Europe in a four-day, five-night overview of Memphis. This event is part of the Marshall Memorial Fellows exchange program of the German Marshall Fund, which allows these individuals to spend 28 days in the US experiencing five different cities.

Posted by: Meghan Stuthard at  Monday, March 30, 2015
At Graduate Memphis, it’s our mission to make adults aware of their options for returning to school. We’re not the only organization in town committed to this cause and want to make our followers and students aware of partner organizations that also offer great services to the Memphis area’s future graduates. Recently, we've been in contact with the folks over at Tennessee Reconnect.

Posted by: Andrew Bartolotta at  Monday, March 23, 2015
The Leadership Memphis Board of Directors is pleased to announce the hiring of Carol Gaudino, who will join the senior staff as Director of Volunteer Memphis. Carol most recently was with Baptist Memorial Health Care in System Community Outreach. Prior to BMHC, Gaudino was Director of Corporate Services for Volunteer Mid-South.

Posted by: Andrew Bartolotta at  Thursday, March 19, 2015
On March 19, 50 Leadership Memphis alumni grabbed a hardhat from Terry Lynch, Hotel Chisca Partner and 2009 Executive Program alum, and entered the 102 year old building for a historic and private tour of the 300,000 sq. foot space in the South Main Arts District.

Posted by: Andrew Bartolotta | Matt Perkins at  Monday, March 16, 2015
Spring is blooming and Memphians are ready to get out and enjoy the beautiful weather and countless outdoor activities. From biking Shelby Farms to enjoying the Memphis Farmers Market, outdoor activities in Memphis are endless. It takes hundreds of dedicated Memphians to make sure our public outdoor spaces and surroundings are boasting beautiful blooms. Here are 25 ways you can make sure our city is enjoyable this spring.
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Posted by: Andrew Bartolotta at  Sunday, March 8, 2015
The Leadership Memphis Awards Luncheon on March 4 honored community leaders, organizations, and students for their exemplary leadership and civic engagement throughout the greater Memphis area at Hilton Ridgeway Hotel. Leadership Memphis received a $25,000 check from Henry Turley at the annual Awards Luncheon for the Expanding Horizons College & Career Tours.

Posted by: Andrew Bartolotta at  Monday, March 2, 2015
180 community leaders stepped up and helped Leadership Memphis exceed their $50,000 goal to take 400 Shelby County high school students on local and regional college and career tours this summer.

Posted by: Andrew Bartolotta at  Wednesday, February 25, 2015
On February 18, Leadership Memphis received the Outstanding Mentoring Organization / Non-Profit award from NEXUS, a proven experience in leadership.
Content Provided by:  NEXUS Director, Heather Hunt

Posted by: Andrew Bartolotta at  Friday, February 20, 2015
We're in the final stage of our Expanding Horizons College & Career Tours crowdfunding campaign and now, more than ever, need your help to raise the final $25,000 of our $50,000 goal. Here are 5 reasons to donate to our Expanding Horizons College & Career Tours Crowdfunding Campaign.

Posted by: David Williams at  Monday, February 9, 2015
Leadership Memphis expands services and strengthens city’s civic engagement opportunities by acquiring Volunteer Mid-South On February 9, 2015, Leadership Memphis announced it has acquired Volunteer Mid-South, a local nonprofit organization that was the face of volunteerism in the greater Memphis area for 40 years. As an action initiative of Leadership Memphis what was known as Volunteer Mid-South will now be known as Volunteer Memphis.

Posted by: Taylor Oaks at  Monday, January 26, 2015
Taylor Oaks is a young professional in Memphis, passionate about content marketing and his community. Oaks offers an interesting perspective on ways Memphians can help make a better Memphis with a click of a mouse.

Posted by: Andrew Bartolotta at  Monday, January 19, 2015
350 Memphis residents stepped up and served as volunteers on the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Volunteers collaborated with Leadership Memphis and Clean Memphis across eight local Shelby County Schools to clear their path to and from their way home.

Posted by: Andrew Bartolotta at  Friday, January 16, 2015
On January 15, 45 outstanding alumni joined us for our Fireside Chat with Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell. The room was toasty (thanks to our makeshift fireplace), the conversations were transparent, and the fellowship was outstanding. Thanks to everyone who joined us!

Posted by: Andrew Bartolotta at  Friday, January 16, 2015
On January 15, 80 community leaders participating in the Leadership Memphis Executive Program embarked on a community-wide economic development tour sponsored by Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Members of this tour viewed the Broad Avenue, Soulsville, Overton Square, and Crosstown neighborhood.

Posted by: Andrew Bartolotta at  Sunday, January 11, 2015
The MLK Day of Service shines a spotlight on service as a powerful force to bridge economic and social divides – today and throughout the year. These events provide each of us with an opportunity to join neighbors and local leaders throughout Memphis to tackle community challenges and strengthen the area we live in.

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