MBJ: DEC 17 — Health of Memphis, Mid-South residents needs to improve to move region forward

“Business, health care and civic officials will hold a forum Dec. 17 focused on how the poor health condition of local and Tennessee residents poses risk to the economic potential and quality of life of Memphis-area communities. The summit, which is include all of the primary health care organizations in the Mid-South, will also identify state- and community-led initiatives to improve health outcomes. The event will be from 7:30-9:30 a.m. at the University of Memphis’ Fogelman Executive Conference Center, 330 Innovation Drive. … The event is free and open to the public.  ….” Health of Memphis, Mid-South residents needs to … Continue reading MBJ: DEC 17 — Health of Memphis, Mid-South residents needs to improve to move region forward

MBJ: AutoZone Liberty Bowl selects West Virginia and Texas A & M

“Despite a belief the University of Tennessee Volunteers might be making a New Years trip to Memphis, the AutoZone Liberty Bowl has decided to choose two of the country’s top offenses. The Texas A & M Aggies will clash with the West Virginia Mountaineers in the 56th AutoZone Liberty Bowl, scheduled for Dec. 29 at 1 p.m. Texas A & M last played the University of Southern California Trojans in the game in 1975. West Virginia first appeared in the game in 1964, playing the first indoor bowl game against the University of Utah in Atlantic City Convention Hall. The Liberty Bowl moved to Memphis the … Continue reading MBJ: AutoZone Liberty Bowl selects West Virginia and Texas A & M

MDN: Starry Nights Unveils New ‘Memphis in Lights’ Display

“Fans of Orion Starry Nights, the annual holiday light show at Shelby Farms Park, have been treated to small additions and surprises with recent versions of the event, all intended to delight them, to keep them coming back and to stick around. There’s another such addition this year. Patrons who visit Starry Nights on its run until Dec. 28 will see a series of Memphis-themed exhibits sprinkled throughout the usual assortment of holiday wonder and twinkling, illuminated delights. ….” Starry Nights Unveils New ‘Memphis in Lights’ Display – Memphis Daily News. Continue reading MDN: Starry Nights Unveils New ‘Memphis in Lights’ Display