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Wednesday, February 3, 2021
2:00 p.m. CST


Due to the declarations of a State of Emergency by the President of the United States, the Governor of Tennessee, and the Mayors of both Shelby County and the City of Memphis relating to the COVID-19 Pandemic, EDGE has determined that it is necessary that the meeting be conducted by electronic or other means of communication in order to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public, EDGE Economic Development Finance Committee Members, EDGE staff, and those making presentations to the EDGE Economic Development Finance Committee.  EDGE will conduct this virtual meeting in accordance with the State of Tennessee Governor’s Executive Order No. 16, signed by Governor Bill Lee on March 20, 2020, as extended by Orders No. 34, No. 51, No. 60. No. 65 & No. 71.

To make Public Comments concerning any agenda item, members of the public should communicate their desire to speak by emailing their name, phone number, and address to at least 24 hours prior to the start of the meeting.  At the appropriate time during the meeting, those making Public Comments will be recognized by the chair and be allowed to speak for three minutes.


  1. Call to Order/Roll Call­­­­­­­­
  2. COVID-19 Governor’s Executive Order Meeting Protocol
  3. Public Comments
  4. Chairman’s Opening Comments
  5. Approval of January 6, 2021 Meeting Minutes
  6. Blooming Noshings NEED Grant Request
  7. Chopper City Barbershop NEED Grant Request
  8. Therapeutic Salon & Scalp Clinic NEED Grant Request
  9. Alcenia’s Dessert and Preserves Shop NEED Grant Request
  10. Louisiana Seafood Market, INC NEED Grant Request
  11. Ono Poke’ NEED Grant Request
  12. DWJ 2 NEED Grant Request
  13. Imagine Vegan Café NEED Grant Request
  14. NEED Grant Activity Summary
  15. Adjourn

Electronic Participation Instructions

Please click the link below to join the webinar:

Join the Meeting
Passcode: 620315

Or Telephone:

US: +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 929 205 6099 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833

Webinar ID: 862 5158 3373
Passcode: 620315

This meeting is open to the public.