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September 25, 2017

Giving Back – Yes, MAM!

The Commercial Appeal, Sunday, September 24, 2017 By Jeremy Park, President, cityCURRENT Back in August, cityCURRENT and Smith & Nephew teamed with Memphis Athletic Ministries, fondly known as MAM, to host an event featuring guest speaker, Dr. Jen Welter. Dr. Welter is widely known as a trailblazer and pioneer in…
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August 29, 2017

MAM’s Kyron Martin throws first pitch at Memphis Redbirds game

August 10, 2017 - Memphis Suit Project Blog MAM youth Kyron Martin throws first pitch at Memphis Redbirds game The August 10 Redbirds game against the Omaha Storm Chasers was a first for many of us. It was the first time for Memphis Suit Project to be featured as the…
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August 29, 2017

Local 24 Founder’s Day of Caring: Memphis Athletic Ministries Makes Difference in Lives of Mid-South Teens

LOCAL MEMPHIS LIVE with John Paul Cardarrius Jones Memphis Athletic Ministries Makes Difference in Lives of Mid-South Teens MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - All week, Local Memphis has been sharing with you how Memphis Athletic Ministries has been making a difference in the lives of children and teens in our area.…
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August 24, 2017

Local 24 Founder’s Day of Caring: The Benefits of Sports at Memphis Athletic Ministries

LOCAL MEMPHIS LIVE with Amy Speropoulos The Benefits of Sports MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - The benefits of sports on kids is limitless, from helping them stay fit, to boosting their self-confidence and even sense of belonging. Every day, the non-profit Memphis Athletic Ministries strives to help kids be healthier and…
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August 24, 2017

Local 24 Founder’s Day of Caring: Golfing with Memphis Athletic Ministries

LOCAL MEMPHIS LIVE with Amy Speropoulos Golfing with Memphis Athletic Ministries MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - The Memphis Athletic Ministries park golf program offers year-round golf training to local boys and girls ages 8 to 18. The goal is to introduce the game of golf, teach life skills, and ultimately share…
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August 24, 2017

Local 24 Founder’s Day of Caring: Making Connections

LOCAL GOOD NEWS with Katina Rankin Making Connections MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - Memphis Athletic Ministries focuses on making positive connections between adult mentors and the children they're trying to help.  It's local good news. This is a story about love. "Our goal is to make sure we show them the…
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August 24, 2017

Local 24 Founder’s Day of Caring: The Mission of Memphis Athletic Ministries

LOCAL MEMPHIS LIVE with Amy Speropoulos The Mission of Memphis Athletic Ministries MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - Juvenile crime goes up 300% during after school hours. In the city of Memphis, the urban community is marked by a high rate of juvenile crime, high poverty rates, several single parent families, and…
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GolfIn The News
July 13, 2017

MAM and S.N.A.G. (Starting New at Golf) are teaching youth respect

MAM GOLF DIRECTOR, VINCE ALFONSO, JR...AND MAM GOLFER CAMARION GALISON show how the game of golf is changing lives. Camarion and other youth golfers are learning respect on and off the greens. Local Memphis Live, June 30, 2017, with Amy Speropoulos http://www.localmemphis.com/localmemphislive?videoId=754798343&carousel=1&index=44        
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May 17, 2017

MAM’s Odom a Semi-Finalist For Jr. NBA Coach of the Year

The Memphis Daily News, Wednesday, May 10, 2017 By Don Wade Memphis Athletic Ministries president and CEO Randy Odom, the Memphis Grizzlies’ first-ever Youth Basketball Coach of the Year, has been named one of eight semi-finalists for the national Jr. NBA Coach of the Year Award. After advancing from a…
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May 17, 2017

Real Game Changer? MAM’s Randy Odom

The Memphis Daily News, Friday, May 12, 2017 By Don Wade Randy Odom’s story starts with a youth basketball coach back in Big Spring, Texas. An otherwise anonymous guy named James Collinsworth, who became everything to a boy trying to find his way. MAM CEO and coach Randy Odom is…
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