‘A transformative moment’: Memphis Brooks Museum breaks ground Downtown
Thursday, June 1, 2023
The concept of “groundbreaking ceremony” seems redundant when applied to a space already essentially occupied by a crater the size of a city block.
But when the ground in question is being “broken” for a $180 million riverfront attraction intended to establish Memphis as a world-class destination for art exhibition and tourism, ceremonial showmanship is as essential to the enterprise as picks, shovels and construction equipment.
Spending 25 of her 32 years in education at Gestalt Community Schools has afforded Yetta Lewis wonderful career achievements, which come “from the growth of our teachers and students.”
“We strongly urge the MSCS board and the next superintendent to continue making early literacy a top priority for our community.”
A blaze orange tag nailed to a tree clearly marks a seam between two worlds within Overton Park. The tag reads “Boundary [Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation]. All natural features protected.”
Avant has been in a number of roles within the organization — director of grants and programs, deputy director, and vice president.