Book club pick explores married priests

Dear Readers Book Club, the Cooper-Young neighborhood book club, will have their monthly gathering at the end of November. This month’s book pick is Priestdaddy by Patricia Lockwood, a memoir that retells the story of the author who grew up with a father who was a...

Food drive feeds CY neediest

November is a time to give thanks. The Cooper-Young Community Association gives thanks annually by providing for others in our community through the Suzanne Striker Memorial Food Drive. Every year, volunteers donate food to the First Congo Food Ministry. The food...

Small Business Saturday returns

Last year, the Cooper-Young Business Association and the Cooper-Young Community Association joined together to host Small Business Saturday to promote shopping in CY. The event brought in thousands of shoppers who had the opportunity to shop local and get to know the...

The Corner brings HIV prevention to CY

The Corner, part of a new initiative by Memphis HIV/Aids service organization Friends for Life, is set to open December 1 at 806 Cooper in Cooper-Young.  Though Friends for Life has been careful not to call it a clinic, the Corner will be staffed with medical...

OUTMemphis expands with donation

OUTMemphis, the LGBTQ community center that has long called Cooper-Young home, announced in September that it would be expanding with the recent donation of 4,500 square facility from Planned Parenthood. Planned Parenthood of Tennessee and North Mississippi sold its...

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