2023 Hooks Institute Donor Appreciation Reception

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Maxine A. Smith University Center
University of Memphis
499 University Street
Memphis, TN 38152. 

April 18, 2023 | 6 pm

A reception hosted by the Hooks advisory board and staff and University of Memphis students enrolled in Hooks Institute programs for academic, personal, and professional success. Enjoy food, music and entertaining presentations on how the work of the Hooks Institute impacts the lives of those seeking to realize their own potential and that of their communities.

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Friends of the Institute

The Turley Foundation

Susan Adams

Claudia L. McFerren Jones

Whelan & Associates, LLC

University of Memphis Division of Research and Innovation

Ellane Blanchard

Andrew and Lee Meyers

PepsiCo SD Foodservice

Whelan & Associates, LLC

Tony Coleman

Anna Neal


Jan Horn

Lehman Walker


Julia Hicks

Marsha Walton


Jones and Tuggle, PLLC

Chris Wetzel