In our Community

At Gaskill Strategies, we value all things community.  We work with organizations that are community-minded and that want to make our city a better place.  Here, we'd like to focus on the people, places and things that are improving and inspiring our world.

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Chaka made the Dean's List!

Our friend Chaka Conway, development officer at BRIDGES, is the subject of the latest Memphis up-and-comer to make the Dean's List. (That's a regular profile feature posted on the Make Memphis website, curated by the Kevin Dean, executive director of  Literacy Mid-South - that you should be reading.) Check it out! Read More
Posted by John Gaskill at Monday, July 18, 2016 | 0 comments

Hey cyclists, runners and walkers - the boardwalk across the Harahan will open in October!

You won't be able to cross the Harahan Bridge boardwalk  for a few months, but a new website is sure to keep the anticipation high til then. Last week's launch of  bigrivercrossing.com coincided with the 10oth anniversary of the historic Harahan, and establishes the official name and brand of the boardwalk. At just over a mile in length, the Big River Crossing will be the longest public pedestrian bridge across the Mississippi River . It serves as the... Read More
Posted by John Gaskill at Friday, July 15, 2016 | 0 comments

A cutting-edge partnership between a West Memphis high school and ASU Mid-South is aiming high

The innovative collaboration between the Academies of West Memphis and Arkansas State University Mid-South is something we think anybody interested in education reform should pay attention to. Check out this story from the website of West Memphis Office of Economic Development.   Read More
Posted by John Gaskill at Friday, July 8, 2016 | 0 comments