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Mempho Music Fest

This year, Shelby Farms hosted the second annual Mempho Music Festival on October 6th and 7th. For years, Shelby Farms Park Conservancy has been dedicated to creating an engaging, sustainable, and active environment for the people of Memphis. As the park continues to change and expand over the years, partners, such as Mempho, contribute immensely to the growth and development …

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Forever Friends

Every year St. Agnes Academy’s Pep Club and Forever Friends Club come together with the students from Madonna Learning Center for a night of friends, food, and football at a CBHS football game.Madonna Learning Center is a day school for individuals with special needs. The students range from age 5 to 30 years old. Madonna’s goal is “to enable children …

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Peer Power

Peer Power Foundation is a non-profit organization that uses “The University of Memphis Success Coaches” to tutor students in some of Memphis’ inner-city schools. The idea began with Charles McVean. He saw that inner-city schools were suffering in academics and needed to be changed. He created a student-to-student tutoring system at East High School, and this led to Peer Power. …

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The Railgarten

Two high school friends, John Planchon and Taylor Berger, had a dream to open up a place that would bring the Memphis community together. This is what brought us Railgarten. They had previously opened up two other successful venues, Rec Room and Loflin Yard. However, Railgarten has been their most demanding project thus far. Set on two and a half …