For release: April 19, 2010
For press information, contact Cortney Richardson, 901-692-4734
Local leaders will engage in a dialogue about the future of Memphis and Shelby County
in a panel discussion Wednesday, April 21, at 6:30 p.m. in the University Center Theatre
on the University of Memphis campus. U of M students, faculty, staff and the community
are welcome to attend.
Panelists will include Edmund Ford Jr., Memphis City Council member; Deputy Chief
Toney Armstrong of the Memphis Police Department command staff; Mark Luttrell, Shelby
County sheriff and candidate for Shelby County mayor; Robin Sanders, CEO/co-executive
director of Out Loud Artistry; Tomeka Hart, Memphis Board of Education member and
president/CEO of the Memphis Urban League; Capt. Larry Hill of the Shelby County Sheriff’s
Department and candidate for Shelby County sheriff; and Cortney Richardson, University
of Memphis student and Memphis resident.
The event will open with a showcase of local talent featuring special guest Markevius
Sponsors are the U of M Department of Student Leadership and Involvement and the Student
Event Allocation Committee.
Parking is available in the Zach Curlin garage.
For more information, contact Cortney Richardson at 901-692-4734 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or the Office of Leadership and Involvement at 901-678-8679 or email@example.com.