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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is a world-renowned hospital known for its charitable nature and research. Located in Memphis' Pinch District, St. Jude announced in Nov. 2015 plans to expand its campus which would create 1,800 new jobs. We had a chance to talk with Rick Shadyac, CEO of ALSAC, the fundraising and awareness organization for St. Jude, to learn more about St. Jude and it's future plans in Memphis.
Congratulations to the 18 communities that will receive $6.2 million in Site Development Grants. These grants assist communities in finalizing infrastructure and site improvements for Select Tennessee Certified Sites and sites that will go through the site certification process. The projects prepare the sites for new business operations and jobs.
The Delta Regional Authority hosted a pitch contest at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week yesterday. The entrepreneurs had three minutes to present their companies that ranged from a company providing vegetarian meal delivery, to a medical device company, to a company producing automotive parts. We are proud that Memphis-based Somavac Medical Solutions was announced as the winning company of the pitch contest.
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