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Memphis Heritage Updates

Upcoming Events:

Tuesday, May 10th 5:30 - 7pm Youth And Architecture Contest and reception at Memphis Heritage Howard Hall 2282 Madison Ave at Edgewood. Please come view some great artwork and support our youth. All welcome, and art will be on display at Howard Hall all month of May (11:30 - 4pm weekdays)

June 10th and 11th YARD SALE in support of Memphis Heritage at Memphis Heritage Howard Hall 2282 Madison Ave at Edgewood. Donate now and come out that weekend and BUY!

Saturday August 27th - Adopt-A-Door Auction



We were honored to have Mr. Hal B. Howard, Jr join us for the annual membership meeting, the first since he so generously donated Howard Hall to MHI. We presented Hal with a beautiful portrait that we will hang in the Grand Salon of Howard Hall. He was very touched by this gift and pleased to hear about all the great work we accomplished this past year.

We welcomed our new 2011 Board members:

Officers are

Carl Raff, President,

Keith Kays, AIA, Vice President,

Chris Sullivan, Treasurer,

John Griffin, Secretary and

Marty Gorman, Past President.

Newly elected Board members are Jocelyn Atkinson, Mary Baker, Ashley Burkes, Jerry Copeland, Dan Johnson, Kathy Loeb, Erich Schroeder and Claire Ryan. They join existing members Roz Willis, Neely Woodson Powell, Robert Tom, Joey Hagan, DJ Naylor, and Stacie Waddell.

We are pleased and excited to have such an impressive group of leaders on our Board.

We honored Gordon Alexander as the 2nd recipient of the Red High Top Shoe Award for his dedication and diligence in trying to save the Union Avenue Methodist Church and for forming the Midtown Action Coalition. Congratulations Gordon!

June reviewed the past year and discussed upcoming events like Adapt A Door Auction August 27th, Youth and Architecture Contest during the month of May and the Architectural Auction which will be held Oct 22 at Sears Crosstown!

We were proud to announce June received the Rosa Parks Award at the Citizens for Better Service 18th Annual Martin Luther King Jr Commemorative Reception.

We gave three $50 Family and Friend memberships (to say thank you for attending) to be given as gifts to:

Ashlea and Sean Montesi

Amy Money

Barry and Martha Lincoln