Platinum Clippers (2474 Chelsea Ave., 38108) – Free haircuts for back-to-school. Kids k-12 from 12-3 pm on Sunday, August 3rd. Also, free school supplies!

Some back-to-school updates for ya … (READ THOROUGHLY)

Shelby County Schools district-wide registration is next Tuesday, July 29th from 8 am to 3 pm and 5 pm to 8 pm. The online pre-registration site is being finalized and will be available soon.

Parents must bring two approved forms of proof of residence for registration. Parents who live with another person must also provide a notarized Shared Residency Affidavit.

The first day of school is Monday, August 4th.

Student dress code will remain the same at all schools in 2014-15 unless a school completed the process to modify its dress code. SCS dress code policy:

Student Meals: This year, EVERY student in EVERY school automatically qualifies for a free breakfast and a free lunch every day. No student will pay for a first breakfast or a first lunch. No one need complete a meal application. For “extra” items (cookies, chips, slushes, etc), use Mealpay Plus. ** SCS will no longer accept cash or checks in the cafeterias. Parents must pre-pay online by credit card, debit card or check using MyPaymentsPlus or by calling the MyPaymentsPlus Parent Support Center (877) 237-0946. Parents must know a student’s ID number to pre-pay. The student ID number can be found on a report card, student schedule, student ID card, transcript or from the school office or cafeteria. Student IDs may be obtained after July 28 by calling Nutrition Services at 901-416-5550.

Here are the student holidays:
First day out: Monday, Sept. 1st – Labor Day
Parent/Teacher Conferences: Thursday, Sept. 18th
Students Out (Teacher Learning Day): Friday, Sept. 19th
Fall Break: Monday, Oct. 6th through Friday, Oct. 10th
Veteran’s Day: Tuesday, Nov. 11th
Thanksgiving Break: Wednesday, Nov. 26th through Friday, Nov. 28th
Winter Break: Monday, Dec. 22nd through Friday, Monday, Jan 5th
MLK Day: Monday, Jan. 19th
Parent/Teacher Conferences: Thursday, Feb. 12th
Students Out (Teacher Learning Day): Monday, Feb. 16th
Spring Break: Monday, Mar. 16th through Friday, Mar. 20th
Good Friday: April 3rd
Last Day: May 22nd

2014-2015 Calendar:

Oh, I’m a notary if you need me. :-)

Job Description

Position: EDI Programmer/Analyst

Reports to: Director of IT

Positon Summary:

• Maintain all aspects of the EDI programming

• Research EDI chargebacks

• Establish EDI contacts

• Assist in the development of the programs and enhancements of networking Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

• Responsible for all EDI documents inbound and outbound ( 850 Purchase Order, 855 Order Acknowledgement, 856 ASN, 810 Invoice, 852 VMI inventory)

. Verify that data was received, translated, and mapped into the AS400 / JDE database.

• Monitoring for Errors within the EDI data as well as communication transactions on the Invoisworks VAN.

• Responsible for the implementation of new trading partners for EDI documents.

• Creating and maintaining translation maps using Inovis Visual Mapper;

translating and testing data using the Inovis TrustedLink System.

• Creating and maintaining dream writers, world writers, and queries related to EDI functions.

• Vendor-Managed Inventory – Maintain VMI controls for customer using our VMI Central Supply program.

• Assist in ERP development/enhancement

• Processing orders that come in via EDI. Verify information (address, FOB, price, quantities) is correct. Contacting the customer for any issues related to the order.

• I upload inventory daily to Commerce Hub, as well as process any orders received. I also confirm the order was shipped as well as provide tracking for each order received via the Commerce Hub website before invoicing via EDI


• Good oral and written communications

• Good interpersonal and organizational skills

• General knowledge of EDI specifications

• Computer programming experience

• Knowledge of JD Edwards

• Knowledge of System Administration in a Windows/AS400 environment is a plus.

• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent training/experience

One in ten children are sexually abused by the time they reach age 18. There is a solution—and you can help.


The Memphis Child Advocacy Center offers Stewards of Children child sexual abuse prevention training to staff and volunteers at child-serving organizations across our community. This summer, we are also offering several FREE open enrollment sessions for adults interested taking the training. The FREE Stewards of Children sessions are scheduled at downtown locations, with ample parking, on the following dates:


Wednesday, July 16, 2013, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm


Saturday, July 19, 2014, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm


Friday, August 22, 2014, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm


Saturday, August 23, 2014, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm


Contact Keita Cooley at or (901)888-4362 to reserve your seat for one of these training sessions today.

Life COGIC Church Community Day – July 19: free school supplies, health screenings, food

Life Church Of God In Christ

918 N. Seventh Street

Elder David Macklin, Sr., Pastor

COMMUNITY DAY – Saturday, July 19, 2014, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Free school supplies, free food, free clothes, health screenings






JOB OPENING:  Office Coordinator

DeafConnect of the Mid-South, Inc. is a nonprofit agency providing communication (sign language), advocacy, awareness, and education to the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing community and those businesses which serve them.

Minimum requirements for this full time position:

5 years’ experience in accounting, data processing and administrative management

• Maintaining efficient working environment

• Handling customer inquiries, complaints, and collections

• Coordinate communication services (scheduling interpreting services) for Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals and the requesting businesses or institutes

• Using office software, including MS Office and Quick Books

• Knowledge of bookkeeping principles and procedures

• Maintaining office services by organizing office operations and procedures: preparing payroll, controlling correspondence, designing filing systems, reviewing supply requisitions, monitoring clerical functions

• Ensuring security and confidentiality of data

• Keep management informed by reviewing and analyzing activity, trends, and reports

• Possess excellent oral and written communication skills

• Demonstrate initiative and resourcefulness

• Possess an understanding of deafness and its culture

The posting will remain open until July 18, 2014. We are an equal opportunity employer. Inquiries should be directed

to: DeafConnect of the Mid-South, 901.278.9307,

The Memphis Light, Gas and Water (MLGW) Neighborhood Leaders Conference is scheduled for Friday, August 1, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the MLGW Training Center (4949 Raleigh-LaGrange at Covington Pike.)  The  conference is an annual event coordinated by MLGW designed to provide training and networking opportunities for grassroots community leaders.

The conference will feature a Plenary Session led by City of Memphis CAO George Little entitled Memphis Government 101 and two other sessions that have  concurrent workshops.  This year’s theme is Transforming Neighborhoods Through the Arts and workshops topics include Mural Making, Bringing Ideas to Life-Create Memphis, Blogging, Connect with MLGW and Transforming Vacant Buildings -25 SQ Public Art Initiative.

Registration is $10 and includes a continental breakfast, buffet lunch and choice of workshops.  Individuals can register on-line at   and those who register on-line may pay the registration fee on site the day of the conference.  Attached is a conference brochure detailing  the workshops being offered.

For more information contact MLGW Community Relations at 528-4820.


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