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2015 Young Memphis: Airika Wallace Gigas, LEO Events

Airika Wallace Gigas may be best equipped to sell Memphis to visitors because she once was one and “fell in love” with the city. Memphis left such an indelible impression that when the time for a career move came, she unhitched her life in Dallas and bolted for the Bluff City.
Posted: 9/29/2015 1:35:10 PM | with 0 comments

Shelby County School Instructors Learn More About Job Readiness Programs

On Friday, September 18th, approximately 51 Shelby County School technical career teachers toured Arkansas State University’s Mid-South campus (ASU Mid-South) in West Memphis, Ark. For a District Learning Day to see the college’s nationally recognized dual enrollment programs.
Posted: 9/21/2015 7:30:00 AM | with 0 comments

2015 Young Memphis: Anna Cardona, ETFC Architects

The following is a feature from the previous issue of Memphis Crossroads MagazineClick here to view the full issue.

Anna Cardona likes to keep her finger on the pulse of her city, but there was a time when she thought about leaving home.
Posted: 9/15/2015 7:30:00 AM | with 0 comments

Sustainable Farming Takes Root in Memphis

When a sustainable economic development expert and a sustainable agriculture expert put their heads together to brainstorm ways to address some of the city’s needs, great ideas are bound to take root.

That’s exactly what happened when Wes Riddle and Mary Phillips Riddle joined forces (in more ways than one; they’re now married) to discuss ways to cultivate clean, ethical food while also cultivating entrepreneurs and, in turn, nurture the local economy.
Posted: 9/8/2015 7:30:00 AM | with 0 comments

Memphis Water Pours Out Success: Pyramid Vodka

The following is an feature from the Memphis Crossroads digital magazine. We interviewed individuals representing three different industries on the value of Memphis water to business. To read the full feature on Memphis water, click here

When you stand atop an 800-year old supply of the world’s purest water, the gains translate into more than just cost-savings for prospective companies. An abundance of quality water provides industries with opportunities for greater economics, less maintenance, reduced waste, improved products and increased safety. Example after example can be cited on how each industry benefits from Memphis water, but in the interest of time and space, here is one of three: 
Posted: 9/1/2015 10:30:42 AM | with 0 comments

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