Mara Styles: Making Moves, Setting Trends

Mara Styles: Making Moves, Setting Trends Attending New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology in the ‘90s, Tamara Fifer began her career during the peak of baggy jeans and platform shoes. Years later, she reflects on the trends and experiences that inspired her to open Mara Styles, a unique clothing boutique based in Memphis, Tennessee. “As the world changes, so does fashion. Being a part of this industry, I get to see how styles transition. And that’s what I love most about my job,” Fifer says. Growing up in Memphis, Fifer always knew she wanted to be a fashion designer. [...]

Mara Styles: Making Moves, Setting Trends2021-01-04T08:32:27-06:00

Meet Your 2020 Excellence in Business Awards Nominees

Meet Your 2020 Excellence in Business Awards Nominees Nominees for the Collierville Chamber of Commerce’s 2020 Excellence in Business Awards were announced yesterday, recognizing a host of talented entrepreneurs from diverse industries across the community. Collierville Chamber President, Mark Heuberger, announced the following nominees at the last Monthly Membership Meeting of the year: Entrepreneur of the Year: Thomas Meat and Seafood The Chiro Place Buff City Soap Germantown Day Spa Person of the Year: Mark Hansen Watty Brooks Hall Sheila Moody Spirit of Collierville: Landmark Community Bank Thomas Meat and Seafood Allstate Insurance - Carrie Moore Health Care Provider [...]

Meet Your 2020 Excellence in Business Awards Nominees2021-01-06T13:25:16-06:00

A Guide to #GivingTuesday in Collierville

A Guide to #GivingTuesday in Collierville Thanksgiving may be over, but it is never too late to practice gratitude, especially during 2020. The Collierville Chamber of Commerce will celebrate #GivingTuesday on December 1, 2020 in honor of the nonprofits and individuals who work hard to serve our community. Because of these difference-makers, we can rest easier during a global pandemic, knowing they are ready to lend a hand, feed the hungry and even pass out WiFi hotspots to students in need. Today, we say thank you. GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages [...]

A Guide to #GivingTuesday in Collierville2020-12-29T08:58:33-06:00

Six Winning Teams Celebrate at the Drive-By Golf Awards

Six Winning Teams Celebrate at the Drive-By Golf Awards Today, the Collierville Chamber of Commerce hosted the Drive-By Golf Awards to celebrate six businesses that placed in the 2020 Collierville Chamber Golf Tournament. The winners included: First Flight First Place: Villa Castrioti Second Place: Collierville Funeral Home Third Place: Sedona Staffing Second Flight First Place: Southern Security Federal Credit Union Second Place: Fossett Paving Company Third Place: Town of Collierville The Collierville Chamber Golf Tournament is an annual event that brings businesses and golf enthusiasts together for friendly competition. Generally, the tournament ends with an after party at the [...]

Six Winning Teams Celebrate at the Drive-By Golf Awards2020-12-29T08:59:00-06:00

A Glimpse into Southern Security’s Future Collierville Headquarters

A Glimpse into Southern Security’s Future Collierville Headquarters This time of year, a million things dance through your mind – long Christmas lists, endless emails and a calendar of meetings and holiday festivities. It’s also “year-end” so business budget cuts and new year investments are topics of concern.  Sometimes, you just have to take a second to breathe. That’s why you go to the Southern Security Federal Credit Union headquarters, a not-for-profit financial cooperative known for its savings and convenience.  Walking through the doors, an aroma of freshly roasted espresso beans greets you, reminding you to wake up and [...]

A Glimpse into Southern Security’s Future Collierville Headquarters2020-12-29T08:58:41-06:00

The New Normal and What it Means for Collierville Schools

The New Normal and What it Means for Collierville Schools An Interview with Superintendent Dr. Gary Lilly Dr. Gary Lilly’s first full year as Superintendent of Collierville Schools was not what he expected when he accepted the job in July of 2019. Thankfully, over two decades of experience were on his side, preparing him to launch a hybrid learning model for thousands of kids across the community.  The Collierville Chamber sat down with Dr.Lilly to discuss his career in education, advice for parents in the “new normal” and love for motorcycling. Chamber: Before Collierville, you spent over ten years [...]

The New Normal and What it Means for Collierville Schools2020-12-29T08:58:48-06:00

Fighting for Veterans One Patient at a Time

Fighting for Veterans One Patient at a Time Memphis Spine & Sport Chiropractic Rehab Partners with the Irreverent Warriors On the corner of S. Main and Talbot Ave., nestled in the heart of Memphis, business owner Charles Hogan makes plans for the second location of Memphis Spine & Sport Chiropractic Rehab. For him, this is more than an expansion; it is a long-awaited dream made into a reality.  “My family wanted to come back and contribute to our community. That’s what brought us here. The way we do that is by trying to improve the health of our community, naturally [...]

Fighting for Veterans One Patient at a Time2020-12-29T08:58:54-06:00

From Teller to CEO

From Teller to CEO Collierville Chamber’s Women’s Leadership Network Hears Dawn Graeter’s Moving Remarks and Personal Story A sold-out crowd welcomed guest speaker Dawn Graeter, President and CEO of Southern Security Federal Credit Union, to the Collierville Chamber of Commerce’s monthly Women’s Leadership Network on October 15 at The Venue at TMS (Thomas Meat and Seafood). Prior to Graeter’s remarks, Collierville Chamber President Mark Heuberger, introduced the Chamber’s new Marketing, Communications and Digital Media Coordinator. Holly Bonner, who comes from the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce, will be responsible for helping to grow and promote member businesses in the region. [...]

From Teller to CEO2020-11-04T10:02:48-06:00

Members Gain Information About the Importance of Comprehensive Primary Care

Members Gain Information About the Importance of Comprehensive Primary Care UTHSC’s Dr. Jim Bailey Addresses the Chamber’s Monthly Membership Luncheon Healthcare became the major topic of discussion at the Chamber’s Monthly Membership Luncheon, held at First Baptist Church of Collierville on October 14. Guest speaker, Dr. Jim E. Bailey, MD, who holds the Robert S. Pearce Endowed Chair in Internal Medicine, Professor of Medicine and Preventive Medicine Center and is the Director for Health Systems Improvement at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, offered detailed information about current health care challenges facing the nation and specifically Shelby County [...]

Members Gain Information About the Importance of Comprehensive Primary Care2020-10-29T11:27:22-06:00

Well-known Communications Professional Underscores Focus and Perseverance

Well-known Communications Professional Underscores Focus and Perseverance Kim Cherry Addresses the Collierville Women’s Leadership Network Well-known communications professional Kim Cherry of Cherry & Co., a public relations and media company, addressed a packed room at the TMS Venue (Thomas Meat and Seafood) on Thursday, September 17 at the Collierville Chamber of Commerce’s monthly Women’s Leadership Network (WLN) meeting. Women’s Leadership Network meetings are sponsored by First Horizon.  Molly Walker of First Horizon gave a brief testament to Cherry’s noteworthy career and thanked her for the mentorship she provided as Walker began her own professional path. Mark Heuberger, President of [...]

Well-known Communications Professional Underscores Focus and Perseverance2020-10-29T11:27:31-06:00
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