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JustMyMemphis: Issue 29

JustMyMemphis issue 29 is here! We kickoff the countdown to the opening of the Phantom of the Opera with a look at the costume tour and more!  If you don’t know Jeerk, it’s time you get to know this talented group with Memphis connections!

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Educating Memphis is Here!

Educating Memphis the Digital Magazine is here!  This is the preview issue.  Educating Memphis is designed to showcase the teachers, students, programs, and organizations working together to create better educational opportunities for Memphis.  We also have a special treat for you, scroll down for the new Kayden music video!

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Operation Underground Railroad: Tech saving children!

Operation Underground Railroad is a non profit organization with the mission of rescuing children from the sex slave tourism industry.  The amazing thing here is this work is being done by a non profit instead of a government agency.  JustMy will follow the rescues and the success stories of Operation Underground Railroad with a monthly digital magazine.  Check out the first issue and consider helping!

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Yes Girls Can Spotlight: Carol Chumney

Carol Chumney has gone where very few before her have.  She ran for mayor of Shelby County in 2002 and then for mayor of Memphis in 2007.  In a city of nearly one million people, how many people have had the courage to run for mayor?  Relatively speaking, it has been very few.  But courage is something that Carol shows everyday as she fights for her clients, her city, and her passions.  Carol is a great role model for the young women of Memphis.  We sat down with Carol for a few minutes to learn more about this amazing woman who is not afraid to take on all the challenges that face a great city like Memphis.
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Frank Chin goes inside the ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW at The Orpheum

Rocky Horror Picture Show celebrates the weird and wonderful as newly engaged couple Brad and Janet encounter a problem when their car halts in the rain. They both look for contact only to find themselves at the castle of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite. A place to stay is offered, but will Brad and Janet want to remain there? Complete with a large group of Transylvanians dancing to the ‘Time Warp,’ Rocky Horror is the cult classic that offers audiences an unforgettable movie-going experience.  This year marked 10 years of the Rocky Horror Picture Show event at the Orpheum and it was a party!
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Yes Girls Can Spotlight: Alexis Grace

Alexis Grace burst on the scene on the hit television show American Idol.  Then she came back to Memphis and took over the radio as a DJ at Q107.5.  We talk to her about being a mother, a wife, and her future in music!
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The future of all Memphians in regards to our quality of public safety!

by: Kathy Hurley

On 9/10/14 @ 4;30 pm the Executive Committee of the Memphis City Council will hold a meeting that will determine the future of all Memphians in regards to our quality of public safety. Scaling back the only safety net many of these employees have is forcing them to look elsewhere for employment. At this moment, recruiters from other cities are in Memphis offering bonuses, with better salaries and healthcare benefits to our brightest and best.

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Cooper Young Launches New Website

The Cooper Young Business Association is proud to announce the launch of their new website, www.cooperyoung.com.  The website features a complete listing of businesses in the Cooper Young Business District, a timeline of history as well as some interesting artists that have lived in the area over the years.

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