Whitehaven

Join High Ground News for a discussion about Whitehaven's economic assets beyond Graceland

Please join High Ground News and Greater Whitehaven Economic Redevelopment Corporation (GWERC) for a panel discussion about Whitehaven’s assets and potential as well as current plans for community and economic development, including:
  • Purchasing power and retail strategy
  • Growing the corporate sector
  • Public sector role and plans
  • Ensuring development serves the community

Panelists include: 
  • Jason Berger, Olymbec USA
  • Earle Fisher, Abyssinian Baptist Church and GWERC
  • John Lawrence, Memphis-Shelby County Economic Development Growth Engine
  • Trey McKnight, GWERC

The discussion will be moderated by Madeline Faber, managing editor of High Ground News. Join us for a discussion about the untapped and under-realized economic potential of Whitehaven as part of our On The Ground embedded reporting engagement in the neighborhood.

The panel discussion will be held April 12 from 5:30 to 7 P.M. at the Holiday Inn, located at 2240 Democrat Road. RSVP for "Beyond Graceland: Community Assets and Economic Opportunities in Whitehaven" here

Read more articles by Madeline Faber.

Madeline Faber is an editor and award-winning reporter. Prior to joining High Ground News as managing editor, she worked as a staff reporter for The Daily News. She has also written for Memphis Business Journal, The Memphis Flyer and Inside Memphis Business. Her experience as a development reporter complements High Ground's mission to write about what's next for Memphis.
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