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KeyBank Finances the Substantial Rehabilitation of Critical Affordable Housing in Memphis, TN

KeyBank’s Community Development Lending & Investment team supported The Millenia Companies’ effort to rehabilitate 400 units of affordable housing in the city
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CLEVELAND, December 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ - KeyBank Community Development Lending & Investment (CDLI) provided The Millenia Companies with $59.2 million in combined construction to permanent loan financing for the rehabilitation of 400 units of affordable housing at Cavalier Court Apartments and Gospel Gardens in Memphis, TN.

The Strike That Brought Hope to Memphis Sanitation Workers

Surviving Memphis sanitation workers recall their 1968 campaign for economic equality, and the final moments of Dr. King’s life
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“I remember when I was hired by the Memphis Department of Public Works on April 15, 1967,” recalls Rev. Cleophus Smith. “This particular morning, it was cold. I’m talkin’ about cold, cold. We didn’t have sufficient gloves, clothes, nor did we have water to drink on the job.”

The Girl on the Balcony

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Millions have seen the image. Moments after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was fatally shot on April 4, 1968, photographer Joseph Louw captured the moment when those with Dr. King on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel all pointed to an area across the street.

Tetra Pak Highlights Latest Collaborative Effort to Impact Recycling and Recovery

New report focuses on recycling system gap analysis in the Memphis, TN region
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Tetra Pak is committed to supporting local partnerships and projects to help increase recycling rates. This report provides an overview of a recent collaborative effort called CART - the Coalition to Advance Recovery in Tennessee. It also shares the results of a recycling system gap analysis performed in one key region of the state - the Memphis Area.

Carnival Cruise Line Brings Its Signature Brand of Fun to the FedEx St. Jude Classic Golf Tournament

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July 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Cruise Line’s partnership with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® extended to the links with the line’s sponsorship of the FedEx St. Jude Classic, an annual PGA-sanctioned golf tournament held in at the TPC Southwind course in Memphis, Tenn., the hospital’s hometown.

Homeless But Not Helpless

By Jenny Roberston, Communications Director FedEx Services
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Four hours was all it took. In that time, my client Robert* obtained a vision screening, filed a social security form, applied for food stamps, picked up some new clothes, sat down for a photo shoot and had a good meal.

And in that same amount of time, I gained a new perspective on some of the most forgotten members of our community: the homeless.

As a member of communications management at FedEx, Robert is not my typical ‘client.’ But on Thursday, Sept. 18, he became my top priority as I helped him navigate Project Homeless Connect at the Memphis Cook Convention Center.

Common Ground - Creating Safe Places to Discuss Change

FedEx's Pam Roberson reflects on 5th Anniversary
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Few can argue that news events during the summer of 2013 are clear evidence that we have more than enough race and gender based issues to debate and dispute in this country. The problems are not new, and they won’t be solved overnight. But it is heartening to know that there are those who are working to make positive changes. Small steps, but steps in the right direction nonetheless.

Medtronic Responds to Mid-South Flooding

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) MINNEAPOLIS – May 19, 2011 – Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) announced that it has pledged $25,000 through the Medtronic Foundation to support flooding relief efforts in the greater Memphis, Tenn. area. 

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