January 6, 2014

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Mayor A C Wharton Seeks Nominations for

Outstanding Women in the Community


Memphis, TN – Memphis Mayor A C Wharton, Jr. and his wife, Attorney Ruby Wharton, are seeking nominations for the Ruby R. Wharton Award to honor exceptional women who have made outstanding contributions to the Memphis area.  The awards will be presented by Mayor Wharton during the Twelfth Annual Tea and Talk at the Top on Sunday, February 9, 2014 at 3:00 p.m., in City Council Chambers.

The Ruby R. Wharton Award, established in 2005, recognizes women who have unselfishly worked to improve the quality of life for others and made significant strides in the following areas:

  •  Early Childhood
  • Youth & Delinquency
  • Race Relations
  • Women’s Rights
  • Business/Politics/Government

Nomination forms for the Ruby R. Wharton Award may be obtained from the City of Memphis website by visiting www.memphistn.gov.

Deadline for nominations is 4:00 p.m. Friday, January 24, 2014.  Please return nomination information to Catherine.green@memphistn.gov or fax the information to 636-6588.