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2014-09-22 23:03:35

Industry Leaders Discuss Developing Business Agility Advantage MEMPHIS, Tenn. (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 WHO: LiveOps, Inc., the global leader in cloud contact center and customer service solutions. WHAT: The 10th annual Customer Response Summit in Memphis is focused on customer care for the connected consumer. Constant change in technology and competitive vertical landscapes continue to offer new challenges and opportunities for customer experience executives. The Summit is dedicated to...

2014-09-22 12:28:25

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The West Clinic of Memphis, TN announced today that it has received the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Recognition as a Patient-Centered Specialty Practice (PCSP) for its responsiveness to patients and medical colleagues, cooperation and integration with other health care groups, and dedication to continuous improvement. As of August 2014, The West Clinic is the only Hematology/ Oncology Practice in Tennessee and only...

2014-09-19 12:25:12

Locations Inside Select CVS/pharmacy stores in Five Locations WOONSOCKET, R.I., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Five MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics are opening inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in the Memphis metropolitan area. Three clinics opened in Memphis and Cordova earlier this month. A fourth clinic will be added in Springfield on September 24 and a fifth clinic in Bartlett is expected to open October 22. MinuteClinic is the largest and fastest growing provider of walk-in medical...

2014-09-18 16:23:54

Cheerleaders and dancers encouraged to lead communities in service projects MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week, Varsity Spirit kicked off National School Spirit Day, a day created in 2009 to recognize the great efforts of cheerleaders and dancers throughout the country on behalf of their schools and communities. Cheer and dance teams nationwide were encouraged to kick off the day with a pep rally and announcement of their community service projects....

2014-09-16 20:27:26

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study has identified the cumulative dose of a widely used class of chemotherapy drugs that leaves young male cancer patients at risk for impaired sperm production as adults MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators has found the chemotherapy dose threshold below which male childhood cancer survivors are likely to have normal sperm production. The study appears in...

2014-09-16 12:32:38

Affected employees to receive assistance MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill will close its Memphis corn milling facility, which employs approximately 440 people, 120 being contract employees, effective January 2015. The closure of the facility results primarily from the underutilization of the Memphis plant and its location away from the corn belt. The corn oil refinery will remain open and operate as a standalone facility to continue to serve customers. For the...

2014-09-11 23:12:40

VIA Productions has announced the acquisition of Memphis-based 1049 Productions, honoring a commitment to increase its presence in the Mid-South. Memphis, Tennessee (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 VIA Productions has announced the acquisition of Memphis-based 1049 Productions, honoring a commitment to increase its presence in the Mid-South. “We’re very excited to make this announcement. We’ve been fortunate to serve clients across the U.S. and Canada and we already enjoy relationships in...

2014-09-11 20:20:16

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U-Haul Company of Memphis is offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box® portable moving and self-storage pods to people throughout Memphis and surrounding areas who were affected by the recent rain and severe flooding. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090622/LA34860LOGO-b With U-Box portable moving and self-storage pods, you can conveniently pick up our custom-designed trailer and take your U-Box pod with you. U-Haul also...

2014-09-10 23:07:46

For the month of September 2014, HigherVisibility.com has been chosen by SEO authority BestSEOCompanies.com as the #1 SEO services provider in the U.S. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 For the month of September 2014, HigherVisibility.com has been chosen by SEO authority BestSEOCompanies.com as the #1 SEO services provider in the U.S. – a spot that HigherVisibility.com has now held for more than a year. BestSEOCompanies.com uses a proprietary scoring system to rank the Top 50 SEO...

2014-09-10 08:33:42

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Paper Company (NYSE: IP) announced the election of Ray G. Young to its board of directors effective October 1, 2014. Mr. Young, age 52, has been the senior vice president and chief financial officer of Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) since 2010. Prior to joining ADM, Young served as vice president of international operations in China at General Motors Company (GM), as well as executive vice president and chief financial...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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