Category Archives: Events

Belz Enterprises welcomes United Way, celebrates long partnership of support for Mid-South

Belz Enterprises, a longtime giver to United Way, welcomed Dr. Kenneth Robinson, President and CEO of United Way, with open arms at a thank you event held at Belz Enterprises earlier this week. Jack Belz (Chairman and CEO of Belz … Continue reading

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Job Fair brings employers and provides information for job seekers sponsored by ITT Technical Institute and United Way

United Way of the Mid-South and ITT Technical Institute are presenting a Community Resource and Job Fair today from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at ITT Technical Institute, 7260 Goodlett Farms Parkway, Cordova, TN 38016. Twenty-Five companies and/or organizations looking for … Continue reading

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“Live United Sale powered by Fred’s” – Photo Gallery

Yesterday we shared details about the “Live United Sale – Powered by Fred’s” at United Way plaza this morning, and today we’re very happy to share a gallery of photos with you. Our thanks once again to Fred’s, its employees, … Continue reading

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Fred’s employees to participate in “Live United Sale – Powered by Fred’s” at United Way tomorrow

Tomorrow, Fred’s employees will visit United Way Plaza at 1005 Tillman Street in Memphis for a morning of shopping at the first-ever “Live United Sale – powered by Fred’s,” a reinvention of the long-standing Fred’s annual warehouse sale for its … Continue reading

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Lunch & Learn with United Way Emerging Leaders on Tuesday, April 5

United Way Emerging Leaders latest “Lunch & Learn” meeting next Tuesday, April 5 at 11:30 a.m. features two active members of our United Way movement, Kevin Dean and Nicole Thomas. Kevin Dean is the Executive Director of Literacy Mid-South, a United … Continue reading

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United Way Annual Luncheon and Celebration on Tuesday, April 12

United Way of the Mid-South will celebrate a year of tremendous accomplishment and transformation at our Annual Luncheon, Tuesday, April 12 at The Peabody, 149 Union Avenue in Memphis. Rev. Kenneth S. Robinson, M.D. President/CEO for United Way of the … Continue reading

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Teen Summit at Southwest Community College this Saturday, addresses serious issues for Mid-South teens

The YMCA of Memphis and the Mid-South is hosting a Teen Summit at Southwest Tennessee Community College – Whitehaven Center, Saturday, March 5th, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. This free community event for teens in grades 8-12 focuses … Continue reading

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Labor / Management Mid-Year Conference discusses need for growth of viable workforce, strong labor/management relationships

“Taking it back to the businesses, to the union halls, to the plants, and to the cafeterias” – that was one of the key themes of this year’s Tennessee Labor Management Mid-Year conference, which stressed the importance of a viable … Continue reading

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Gen Now First Tennessee book drive with United Way to benefit Literacy Mid-South, Exchange Club Family Center

United Way Emerging Leaders Society is partnering with Gen Now, a new professionals group at First Tennessee Bank to support two United Way partner agencies in a children’s book drive throughout the month of March. The drive is collecting children’s … Continue reading

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United Way Emerging Leaders Society brings Just City and young leaders together for latest Coffee & Conversation meeting

Always wanting to learn new and innovative ways to help our community, United Way’s Emerging Leaders Society’s latest “Coffee and Conversation” session featured leaders from Just City, an organization that uses local crime statistics to see the differences between perception … Continue reading

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