Cordova Dental will be offering free dental care (limited to one cleaning, filling or extraction) on Saturday, April 18th from 7 am until 3 pm. Registration begins at 6:30 am so arrive early because services begin on a first-come, first-served basis. You must be 18 years of age or older to receive services.

8333 Cordova Rd. / 901-759-0999 for more information.


Operation Jumpstart – First Step Training for new and existing entrepreneurs.

The curriculum covers all of the main areas of deciding which business idea to consider, market, research and information on types of funding available. We do have a limited number of scholarships available to assist participants with the cost of the training. There is a non-refundable $100.00 application fee, and the total cost of the training is $400.00.

If the applicant is selected for a scholarship, the remaining cost will be paid on your behalf. If you or someone you know are interested in the funding assistance, please indicate that on the last page of the application

We anticipate the training will be 4 to 6 weeks, with the first class forming April 13th – May 11th. The course is a combination of one day per week, face to face, supplemented by online instruction. The day of the week to be determined the first week of the training, after discussion with attendees.

We will also offer classes May 18 – June 15th, location, date and time to be determined.

We are looking at the possibility of a third class, for YOUTH ENTREPRENEURS, to be offered during the summer.

Attached is a flyer and the Operation Jumpstart application.

Please feel free to SHARE WIDELY with other email groups and with those you know, who may be interested in this excellent training opportunity.

All interested, Please complete the attached application, and return to me via email, as soon as possible.

Anyone who would like to be a Guest Speaker to encourage our students, and help lead them to become successful Business Owners, PLEASE let me know that as well.

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Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest Documentary, March 26, 7:00 pm

Brooks Museum, 1934 Poplar Ave, Memphis, Tennessee 38104

Directed by actor Michael Rapaport, it tells the rise, fall and rise again, of one of the most influential hip hop groups of all time: A Tribe Called Quest. Infused with their music, behind the scenes footage and deeply personal and revealing interviews, Rapaport has crafted both a love letter to Tribe while also telling the simple story of what success does to friendship. $5.00 ADMISSION

King: A Filmed Record From Montgomery To Memphis, April 2, 7:00pm 
Brooks Museum, 1934 Poplar Ave, Memphis, Tennessee 38104

This is a 1970 American documentary film biography of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and his participation in the nonviolent campaign for civil rights and social justice in the 1950s and 1960s Civil Rights Movement. It uses only original newsreel and other primary material, unvarnished and unretouched, and covers the period from the Montgomery bus boycott of 1955 and 1956 through his assassination in 1968. $5.00 Admission

Old School Concert featuring: Big Daddy Kane, Doug E Fresh, MC Lyte &  Tony! Toni, Tone, Friday, April 3, 7:00pm
Tickets on sale at or at the Cannon Center | Discount Code: MULYP
Afterparty Old School Concert

Friends For Life – Position Available – The Haven Outreach Specialist



Job Title: The Haven Outreach Specialist Job Classification: Full Time – Non-Exempt
Department: Supportive Services Reports To:  The Haven Outreach Coordinator
WORK HOURS:  Tuesday-Friday: 2-10pm and Saturday: 3-10pm



The Friends For Life Corporation The Haven Outreach Specialist will serve as a primary person to provide recruitment, testing, and support to minority men, who are newly diagnosed with HIV/AIDS, or who have been out of HIV/AIDS medical care, and/or substance-using, and/or at high risk of contracting HIV and other STI’s. This position will also conduct outreach activities to community and collaborating partners and service providers.


Directly interacts with and provides support for HIV/AIDS infected men and their families. Performs HIV and STI counseling and testing services. Provides mentoring services to newly diagnosed individuals and persons lost to care. Provides risk reduction and adherence counseling. Assures linkage to care for newly diagnosed, out of care, and those at risk of leaving care. Assures retention in care for newly diagnosed, out of care, and those at risk of leaving care. Establishes a trusting relationship with HIV/AIDS infected/affected men. Initiates and maintains regular contact with assigned clients. Acts as an information resource to HIV/AIDS positive individuals. Acts as a liaison between the FFL Wellness University, Positive Living Center, Food Pantry, Housing, and other community based agencies and organizations. Maintains accurate, up-to-date written records of all client contacts. Maintains all client related information under strict confidentiality. Attends regular staff meetings. Maintain all files in accordance with funding source and agency standards. Make appropriate referrals for community resources for all persons supported. Make appropriate referrals for Friends For Life services for all persons supported. Track receipt of referrals for all persons supported. Provide accurate, complete and timely data entry and reporting of all relevant program and consumer data into CAREWare, HMIS, Evaluweb and/or other reporting systems as requested by supervisor. Other duties as assigned.

NON-ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Answer incoming telephone calls on an as needed basis. Performs light clerical work.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Regular and predictable attendance is necessary. Maintain confidential information and adhere to all policies and procedures regarding Protected Health Information (PHI)

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or GED. Must have at least two years’ previous experience working with HIV/AIDS population. Must have experience with Microsoft Word.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Must have a valid State Driver’s License, provide proof of automobile insurance coverage to employer at all times and have an automobile to be used daily to perform job duties.

Contact Information and Procedure:
Mail, fax or e-mail application and resume along with a cover letter highlighting in detail skills and experience. Applications can be obtained at the FFL office or

Email applications in Word or PDF only. Candidates will be selected for interviews on the basis of materials provided.  Not all candidates will necessarily receive an interview.  No telephone calls please.

Deadline for applications is:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED, but priority will be given to those applications received by March 31, 2015

Employment Application (2) The Haven Outreach Specialist 2-2015

Send application materials to:


Mail:     Human Resources

Friends For Life, 43 N. Cleveland St., Memphis, TN 38104

Fax:     901-272-7458

*Position contingent upon continued grant funding- EEO/AA

Gina Fortner / Operations Coordinator
43 North Cleveland Street
Memphis, TN 38104
P: (901)272-0855 x223
C: (901)237-0703
F: (901)272-7458


Part-time Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

One week day and two Saturdays/month

Job Description:

Provide culturally competent sexual health care to all patients, including education regarding contraception, STI prevention, reproductive health, pregnancy options, and hormone therapy. Perform health physical examinations on females and males. Review and interpret patient medical and social histories and symptoms. Perform medical screenings, including breast and pelvic examination and obtaining of materials for STI screening. Perform and interpret laboratory test results and order procedures as needed. Evaluate, plan, and implement patient treatment plans. Prescribe medications and contraceptive devices as allowed by license. Examine patients for IUD fitting and insertions and other approved contraceptive devices. Perform abortion follow-up exams. Follow charting requirements in EHR. Participate in quality assurance projects and compliance. Understand CPT and ICD-9/10 coding. Remain current on Planned Parenthood protocols and requirements for medical care. Participate in the referral/follow-up process. Demonstrate leadership in meeting productivity and efficiency goals.




  • Current licensure in TN as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant with a minimum of 1-2 years experience.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Minorities and LGBT candidates strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Opportunity for full-time employment in 2016.


Please send cover letter and resume to No calls please.

Latrivia Nelson/Director of Communications and Marketing

2430 Poplar Avenue, Suite 100 • Memphis, TN  38112
Tel 901.725.3029 • Cell 901.922.9399

Fax 901.274.1660 / /


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