Thu, Sep 07|
Uptown Reconnect - Come & reconnect with a familiar face: Jerred Price for Memphis City Council!
Come enjoy some wine and refreshments as we with the Past President of the Downtown Neighborhood Association (DNA) & former Memphis City Beautiful Commissioner Jerred Price who is running for Memphis City Council Super District 8-3! Jerred helped Uptown residents stop the 7-story parking garage!
Time & Location
Sep 07, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM CDT
Memphis, 652 N 3rd St, Memphis, TN 38107, USA
About the event
Rychetta Watkins, Dana Wilson, Larry Bonds, & other friends/residents of Uptown invite you out to enjoy some wine and refreshments as we with the Past President of the Downtown Neighborhood Association (DNA) & former Memphis City Beautiful Commissioner Jerred Price who is running for Memphis City Council Super District 8, Position 3! As President of DNA, Jerred helped Uptown residents & community leaders defeat the 7-story parking garage from being built next to people's homes! He is also a small business owner & entrepreneur and will fight for small businesses and our communities!
We will hear from the candidate about his background, platform, and ideas for a better Memphis! Come, bring a friend, and get to know Jerred while you socialize with your neighbors & friends!
Jerred is a long time community servant, leader, and musician (Almost Elton John!) and he needs our support to get him elected to city council! He hopes to connect with as many voters as possible before the election on October 5th!
Here is just some of Jerred's work in the community throughout the years:
- Led Downtown Neighborhood Association (DNA) to it's largest membership ever: from 67 members to over 500+! Advocated and engaged community to save the Mud Island Amphitheater resulting in $4mil commitment from the city!
- Served as Commissioner for Memphis City Beautiful and participated in over 50+ neighborhood clean ups over the years!
- Founded the rainbow crosswalk in Cooper Young! - Helped Uptown community to organize to fight & win against a 7-story parking garage from being built next to their homes! - Spearheaded the street renaming & the ceremony honoring James Alexander of the BarKays in Soulsville!
- Worked with Westwood community leaders to advocate for the reactivation of the Southwest Twin Drive-In! - Partnered with Whitehaven leaders to bring new Christmas tree to Whitehaven community at Southland Mall! & much more!
Memphis Police Association Union, People's Choice at 2023 People's Convention, Senator Sara Kyle, County Trustee Regina Newman, County Assessor Melvin Burgess, Shelby County Commissioner Erika Sugarmon, MSCS School Board Chair Althea Greene, MSCS School Board Commissioner Mauricio Calvo, Former County Commissioner Julian Bolton “Mayor” of Whitehaven Hazel Moore, Barry A Ford Sr, James Alexander of the BarKays, Norma Lester, Tamika Butteriffic Heard, Jo Ann Street, Santana Simone, Linda Harris, Thurston S Smith, Deidre Malone, Terrence “Tj” Green, Angela Barksdale, Paula Casey, Bishop Willie Dixon, Gregory Miles Blumenthal, David”The Dope Educator” Jamsion II, June West, Ann Yates, Kevin Andre Brooks, Shawandra Ford of BRWNSKN Yoga, Frances Walker Mcneil, Craig Littles, Erin Swinney, Jordan Oliver & many more to come!