||Roscoe Brown, Inc. Appoints Brian Byrd as New Chief Financial Officer
Norman Brown, president of Murfreesboro-based Roscoe Brown, Inc., a 73-year-old HVAC company with operations throughout middle Tennessee, announced that Brian Byrd is the company's new chief financial officer.
Byrd has extensive financial, accounting and managerial experience with several key middle Tennessee employers, including a 13-year career with Gaylord Entertainment Company. At Gaylord, Byrd served in multiple financial leadership roles during his tenure, including ResortQuest controller, assistant treasurer and executive director of Financial Shared Services. Byrd holds a bachelor's in business administration with a major in accounging and a master's in business administration, both from Middle Tennessee State University. Byrd is a certified public accountant and a certified cash manager.
||Fifth Annual Healing Field to be Displayed May 25-27
Flags for heroes can be purchased for $30
The Murfreesboro Noon Exchange Club is pleased to announce it will present the fifth annual Healing Field - Flags of Remembrance over Memorial Day weekend, May 25-27, 2013.
The Healing Field, located on Medical Center Parkway next to Belk at The Avenue, will feature 800 3-by-5 foot American flags displayed in a military style layout. Each flag can be sponsored for $30 in memory or in honor of a hero.
Flag sponsors are encouraged to bring mementos or tags of loved ones to hang on the 8-foot flag poles displaying the flags that are made in the United States. Those interested in sponsoring a flag shoudl do so early, so organizers can be sure that the flags carry the hero's name on opening day.
The Field will open on the morning of Saturday, May 25, and closing ceremonies on Monday, May 27, will include patriotic music, prayer, the reading of the names of Tennesseans who have lost their lives in the War on Terror, the playing of Taps and a 21-gun salute.
Individuals who are interested in either sponsoring a flag or volunteering to assist with the event may call (615) 641-0121, or visit www.HealingField.org/Murfreesboro.
||U.S. Chamber of Commerce Honors Congressman Scott DesJarlais with Spirit of Enterprise Award
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce presented Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D. (TN-04) with the annual Spirit of Enterprise Award for his support of pro-jobs, pro-growth policies during the second session of the 112th Congress.
The Chamber's prestigious Spirit of Enterprise Award, in its 25th year, is given annually to members of Congress based on key business issues outlined in the Chamber publication How They Voted. Members who support the Chamber's position on at least 70% of those votes qualify to receive the award.
According to the scorecard, Congressman DesJarlais received a 100% rating with the Chamber this year and collectively holds a 97% ranking during his tenure in Congress.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world's largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers.
||Rutherford Heart Walk set for Sept. 14 at Middle Tennessee Medical Center
The Heart Walk is part of the American Heart Association's My Heart. My Life. platform, encouraging Americans to get physically active and eat a healthy diet as steps toward a heart-healthy liefestyle and improved health of the community. Up to 80% of cardiovascular disease is preventable.
The Heart Walk is nationally sponsored by Subway Restaurants and Jenny Craig.
The Rutherford County My Heart. My Life. cause platform sponsor is Saint Thomas Heart at Middle Tennessee Medical Center.
Top local sponsors include Backer EHP, Lamar Advertising, Murfreesboro Medical Clinic, MidSouth Bank, Tri-Star Title/Ole South Properties and WKRN News 2.
||TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center Welcomes Interventional Cardiologists
TriStar StoneCrest is pleased to welcome Navin Gupta, M.D. and Ram Sharma, M.D. interventional cardiologists, to the Rutherford County community.
Dr. Gupta completed his residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and fellowships at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation and Phoenix Heart Center. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases, and interventional cardiology. Dr. Gupta is highly experienced in clinical research and establishing interventional programs. He is the author or co-author of over 50 peer reviewed articles and book chapters and has lectured on the treatment of heart disease at national meetings. He is an accomplished coronary and peripheral interventionalist.
Dr. Sharma is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, interventional cardiology, heart failure and transplant cardiology, and sleep medicine. He is certified with The National Board of Echocardiography and The Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions.
Dr. Gupta and Dr. Sharma are now accepting new patients at 300 StoneCrest Blvd., Suite 480, in Smyrna. For more information or to request an appointment, call (615) 832-8731.
||Joel D. Parks CPA Firm Expands, Moves to Larger Offices
After 25 years in business, the Joel D. Parks CPA firm has moved to much larger office space in Smyrna and plans to further expand the full-service accounting firm.
The firm, formerly at 199 Enon Springs Road West for the past eight years, now is located at 752 Jim Parker Drive in Smyrna, just off Sam Ridley Parkway. The new, larger suite of offices in the Insequence office complex just behind Jim N Nick’s restaurant is 50 percent larger than the firm’s former suite of offices.
Parks has owned his own CPA firm for the past 25 years, serving clients throughout the middle Tennessee area. Parks has lived in Tennessee since 1975, and is a graduate of Tennessee Tech University.
The firm works with individual, corporate and partnership businesses, handling their accounting and tax needs. The firm provides bookkeeping and payroll services; QuickBooks training and support; income tax filing; personal financial statements; management advisory guidance and support; auditing; and assistance with contractor’s licenses. The firm has clients in the following sectors: retail, trucking, mechanical, commercial and residential real estate, medical and dental, engineering, legal, government and nonprofit.
||Uncle Dave Macon Days Selected Best Festival in Middle Tennessee
by Readers of The Tennessee Magazine
Uncle Dave Macon Days, a traditional, old-time music and dance event was selected as The Best Festival in Middle Tennessee, according to readers of The Tennessee Magazine, a statewide publication of the Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association.
According to the information in the publication, the 2012 Best of Tennessee Readers' Choice Awards had more than 1,000 votes cast by readers who nominated the best food, attractions and accommodations the state has to offer. In each category, three winners were selected, one from each of the state's grand divisions. To see all of hte winners, visit www.tnelectric.com.
Since the event's beginning around the historic Rutherford County Courthouse in 1978, Uncle Dave Macon Days has focused on preserving and celebrating the traditional music and dance arts of Tennessee. It is home to three national championships in Old-Time Banjo, Buckdancing and Clogging. Additionally,the festival regularly has been selected by the Southeast Tourism Society and the American Bus Association as one of their top events.
The 2013 festival will take place July 12-14 at historic Cannonsburgh Village. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the event's Facebook page or access the website at www.uncledavemacondays.com.
2012 Walk To End Alzheimer’s To Be Held Sept. 22
The Alzheimer’s Association Mid-South Chapter would like to invite you to join them in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease by participating in the 2012 Rutherford County Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Sept. 22, at the Embassy Suites and The Avenue.
The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the association’s signature community event to promote and create awareness for Alzheimer’s disease. The funds raised from the walk will benefit the education, care, and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association.
The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is a fun event for the entire family, even your four-legged family members. For the kid’s, there will be a special Kid’s Zone with bounce houses, cookie decorating, and balloon animals. The dogs will have their very own Canine Corner where they can show their support by wearing a purple bandanna. The walk will also feature a Health and Fitness zone, where walkers can learn more about their own health.
Registration starts at 7:15 a.m., followed by the walk at 8:15 a.m. You can register before the walk by going to alz.org/walk, and there is no registration fee. T-shirts will be available to every walker that raises $100, and each walker that raises at least $500 will be inducted into the Champions Club. Champions Club members will receive a medal, a tote bag, coffee mug, and will be invited to the Champions Club luncheon in the spring.
Every 68 seconds someone develops Alzheimer’s disease. Please join the Alzheimer’s Association by taking the crucial steps towards a cure.