An Interview with Southern Security's Dawn Graeter Dawn Graeter is the President and CEO of six-branch Southern Security Federal Credit Union. She has not only succeeded in the financial industry but she continues to lead a recording-breaking team, year after year. The future of Southern Security is bigger and brighter than ever. Dawn and her team will begin construction on their new headquarters located in Collierville, Tennessee in 2022 and move their operations center, call center and leadership team to the new building. Website: www.southernsecurity.org Instagram: @southern_security_fcu Facebook: @Southern Security Federal Credit [...]
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An Interview with Live at the Garden's Sherry May Sherry May was one of the visionaries behind the annual concert series Live at the Garden when it made its debut in early 2000. Twenty-one years later, now the Co-Director, she has created a local platform for emerging artists and met with music icons like Diana Ross, Hall & Oats, and Madonna. Along the line, she has also learned when to say “no” to odd celebrity’s requests and how to manage a sold-out venue, rain or shine. As a native Memphian and lifelong music lover, Sherry is proud [...]
We are Hiring: Special Events & Program Coordinator REPORTS TO: President PAY STATUS: Full-time HOURS: 40 hours per week, Monday thru Friday ABOUT: The Collierville Chamber of Commerce is a member organization of business and community leaders dedicated to building community through business by growing jobs, advocating for a business-friendly environment, and helping businesses thrive. We are currently seeking a Special Events & Program Coordinator, with strong communications skills, to spearhead the Collierville Chamber’s special events, member programs, and sponsorship opportunities. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Identify and cultivate strategic and beneficial sponsorship opportunities for members. Communicate with internal and [...]
Local Business Gears Up for Largest Community Showcase in the Mid-South In partnership with the Town of Collierville, the Collierville Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Business EXPO on September 30, 2021, at H.W. Cox Community Center from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The high-energy, high-traffic show attracts more than 1,000 attendees and over 100 exhibitors, making it an ideal venue to introduce a new product or service. Bringing together a host of industries, the EXPO is an opportunity for businesses to attract new leads and gain visibility in the marketplace. Food trucks are another highlight of this [...]
Welcome, New Members: June 2021 This June, the Collierville Chamber of Commerce was excited to welcome a host of new members from a diverse range of industries. Learn about their mission, services and more here: JUNE MEMBERS BeeHive Homes of Collierville Website: www.beehivecollierville.com Facebook: @BeehiveCollierville Ken Cope Enterprises Website: https://roofmaxx.com Facebook: @roofmaxx Instagram: @roofmaxx Manduu Collierville LLC Website: www.manduu.com Facebook: @ManduuNashville Instagram: @ManduuNashville Mandy Crushenberry – Real Living McLemore & Co. Website: www.MandyforHeroes.com Office Interiors Website: http://officeinteriors.com Facebook: @OfficeInteriorsFurniture Vertava Health Website: https://vertavahealth.com/locations/tn/oak-court/ Facebook: @vertavahealth Instagram: @vertavahealth Yearwood Heating and Air Conditioning [...]
Truffle Pig: The Ultimate Treasure Hunt Just a few years ago, entrepreneurs Tara Gorman and Tricia Atkins turned their hobbies into a career. What started as a vision is now Truffle Pig, a Collierville-based boutique, overflowing with local artists and handmade products. In this interview, we pick Tara's creative brain, learning what inspired her to open Truffle Pig. CHAMBER: So tell us, how did you come up with the name “Truffle Pig?” It’s so unique. TARA: We wanted a name that people would remember, but was also meaningful. Truffles, the mushroom (not the chocolate) grow underground and are challenging [...]
Welcome, New Members: May 2021 This May, the Collierville Chamber of Commerce was excited to welcome a host of new members from a diverse range of industries. Learn about their mission, services and more here: MAY MEMBERS A Perfect Bloom Memphis Website: www.aperfectbloommemphis.com Bluff City Balloons LLC Website: https://bluffcityballoons.com John Green & Co. Realtors - David Fraser Website: www.johngreen.com/Agent/Detail/David-Fraser/25669.com Slim Chickens Inc Website: www.slimchickens.com Wells Building Supply Website: https://builders.westtnhba.com/list/member/wells-building-supply-1318.com Most importantly, make sure to give them a warm welcome by introducing yourself, testing out their services and sharing your personal experience with the Collierville Chamber. You can also view the rest [...]
An Afternoon at StoryPoint Walking into StoryPoint Senior Living, you get the refreshing sense that you’re not just at another retirement home. It’s much more than that. In spring 2021, StoryPoint opened its doors to Collierville residents. And with open doors, came open arms. Spearheaded by people like Mandi Burns, Business Development Specialist, the community cultivates intentionality in every room, from the bistro to the art studio to the movie theater. “StoryPoint is not just a place where our residents lay their heads. It’s a community where we can come together and fellowship. We have each other’s backs and [...]
5 Tips For Loving Local Behind every small business is a little character. Whether it be the lively business owners or the personal touches of an old storefront, your local small business is a reflection of the community that supports it. This week is National Small Business Week, and if there was ever a time to support your neighborhood mom-and-pop shop, it’s now. So, stroll on over to C.J. Lilly & Company for some fresh flowers, pick out a Mother’s Day gift from Brooks Collection or relax with a drink from Hook Point Brewing. From shopping to sharing, here [...]
Lisa Clifft: Creating Crafts Tacos for a Cause Lisa Clifft has been a player in the restaurant industry since the early ‘80s. She started at McDonald’s, the world’s leading fast-food chain, and worked her way up from Crew Member to Operations Director. Operating 70 stores, Clifft spent over 30 years at McDonald's, watching the corporation evolve in price, product and size around the world. “I was just a teenager when I started at McDonald's, and at the time, I didn’t think I would be there for long. Little did know, I would spend most of my career there,” Clifft [...]