NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Ms. H. H. Leonards, founder and chairman of The Mansion on O Street, is partnering with R.H. Boyd for her latest book about the lessons gleaned from her time with Mrs. Rosa Parks. From 1994 to 2004, after she had been attacked in her Detroit home, Mrs. Parks resided with Ms. Leonards, and they developed a very strong friendship.
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The percentage of children and adolescents who are not just overweight but obese has more than tripled since the 1970s, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. By 2018, nearly one in five children between the age of 2 and 19 were obese. Childhood obesity is defined as a BMI at or above […]
MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharpe Group, a leading provider of major and planned gift fundraising consulting services, training and donor communications for nonprofit organizations and institutions, announced today the appointment of Eric Eilertsen as president. Eilertsen will bring to market a suite of leading-edge technology tools to empower charities to make gift planning more proactive, simplified, targeted and effective. Eilertsen will team with Chairman and CEO Jim Ross, building on decades of innovation, service and leadership to the nonprofit community.
MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 18, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Expediter Services (ES), a leader in capacity solutions and ownership opportunities within the trucking industry, is pleased to announce that the company will be serving as the presenting sponsor for the return of the Expedite Expo, which will be held July 16-17 in Fort Wayne, Ind. Hosted by On Time Media, the Expedite Expo, which was unable to take place in 2020 due to the global pandemic, is the largest trade show of its kind, bringing together expediters from across North America. The Expo offers a platform for attendees to learn about career opportunities, the latest advancements in equipment as well as products geared specifically for owner-operators, contractors and drivers of medium-duty and heavy-duty trucks.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Genesco Inc. (NYSE: GCO) ("Genesco" or the "Company") today sent a letter to shareholders highlighting the collective strength of its Board of Directors, which has been significantly refreshed and comprises the right mix of skills and experience to advance Genesco's footwear focused strategy, deliver long-term value to shareholders, and position the Company for sustainable growth.
MARYVILLE, Tenn., June 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Clayton, a national home builder of site-built and off-site built homes, recognizes and celebrates two important observances in June designed to empower affordable homeownership solutions. Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has recognized June as "Manufactured Housing Month" and U.S. President Joe Biden has proclaimed the month "National Homeownership Month."
MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 17, 2021 -/PRNewswire/ -- Indigo Agriculture, a company with a mission to harness nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet, today announced plans to unveil a new brand identity for its carbon farming program: Carbon by Indigo. The refreshed identity will officially debut at the inaugural "Carbon Farming Connection" learning session on June 23. The session will bring together farmers with private industry and scientific experts supporting the development of a robust global market for agricultural carbon credits.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., June 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Unum (NYSE: UNM) is offering its employees a new in-plan program to help make their retirement savings last. Provided through Fidelity Investments, the Managed Retirement Fund and Managed Cash Flow options are Unum's latest addition to its portfolio of programs and resources to support the health and wellbeing of its employees.
WASHINGTON, June 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Living Cities and Gumbo Media announce the "Reckoning with Race" Storytelling Project, which supports cities participating in Living Cities' Year of Reckoning Cohort. The goal of the project is to tell a history of race and its impacts through art. It will be publicly accessible at bit.ly/ReckoningWithRace on the morning of Saturday, June 19.
MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ARS/Rescue Rooter, the nation's largest provider of residential heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC), and plumbing services, will celebrate National HVAC Tech Day on Tuesday, June 22. National HVAC Tech Day recognizes the dedicated service professionals who provide home comfort day and night, rain or shine.