Lake Getaways

Lake Getaways

Whether you have a week or a weekend to get away this Spring, Tour Collierville knows your vacation time is precious. Why not spend that time in a spot where you can truly relax, breathe fresh air, get in some exercise, and eat

Latest Developments

John Duncan, the Town of Collierville Director of Economic Development, discussed over lunch the latest developments around Collierville. “How much space do you have?” he asked. Here’s what he had to report as we took a little virtual cruise around town: TOWN

Letter from the Editors

“Springtime is the land awakening. The March winds are the morning yawn.”  – Lewis Grizzard It’s March already!? Although it seems like 2018 just began, if you’re like me, it’s time for a break. Yep – we received our drive-thru Starbucks to

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Letter from the Editors

As you probably know by now, Tour Collierville believes it all starts with a Square. While we truly feel the Square always has a way of tugging on us, anytime of the year, it’s this time of year that really reaffirms our belief.

Letter From the Editors

Christmas is a tonic for our souls. It moves us to think of others rather than of ourselves. It directs our thoughts to giving. – B. C. Forbes   November and December in Collierville are wonderful. Don’t get me wrong, I love

Little Free Library

The Junior Auxiliary of Collierville (JAC), in partnership with Main Street Collierville, held a ribbon cutting ceremony for a newly constructed Little Free Library on July 28th, 2017. A Little Free Library is a “take a book, return a book” exchange, encouraging

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Live Healthier, Collierville!

Making healthier lifestyle changes is easier when we do it together. Thousands of Tennesseans are rallying for a healthier state. For too many decades, Tennessee has ranked in the bottom 10 compared to other states, but thanks to the Governor’s Foundation for

Local Band Brings the Boom

“One thing is for certain; it’s an interesting time in Memphis… Perhaps Memphis is rising up again and using its influence to inject an old soul into a new sound… Perhaps Memphis will rock the foundation of genre once again. It’s not

Local Travel Leaders Give Back

When you live in a thriving Town with a state-of-the-art, knock out High School and local businesses being supported by community members on all fronts, it’s hard to imagine that there could be a serious issue, such as hunger, affecting your neighbor.

March Madness All Year Long

We live in Collierville, but that doesn’t mean we aren’t Memphis. And, Memphis basketball is on the map. Our city’s basketball, as most of the generations watching now know it,  really started making waves in the college basketball scene almost thirty years

Memphis Area Races

Lace up for the next local race! It’s almost May, the weather is changing, and it’s time to put on your running shoes. Tour Collierville has compiled a list of upcoming races in our area that are sure to go off with

Memphis Up in Here

As Collierville sits on the outskirts of one of the most influential music cities in the world, it’s understandable that Memphis music comes to mind when considering Collierville music. So we would be remiss to exclude Memphis in this music-themed issue of

Millennial-Ville

So much has been reported, and misreported, about the Millennial generation over the last few years. This group of individuals, mostly born between 1982 and 2002 (16-36 years old), represents well over 80 million people. You have heard the stereotypes: job jumpers,

Modern Day Lemonade Stand

One rite of passage, the summer lemonade stand, offers a multitude of life lessons for any young person. Turn into one of our Collierville neighborhoods on a hot summer day and you may find a nostalgic sight – a folding table draped

Money Management for Teens

For many teenagers, living on their own at college is a major reality check. While 71% of teens feel confident in their money-managing skills, many lack practical experience. Teach your child how to make sound financial decisions without your help. Here are

New Collierville Hotel Comes to Town

Collierville welcomes visitors with a soft place to land with the arrival of the Town’s newest hotel! A 110-room Fairfield by Marriott Inn & Suites opened June 18th across from the Carriage Crossing Mall, located at 10290 Collierville Road. Amenities include an

New Year “New”trition

How many of you have said, “I’ll start Monday,” but when Monday came, you had no idea where to begin? This happens all too often when we want to better our health. There are abundant resources that will get you motivated and

New Year “New”trition

How many of you have said, “I’ll start Monday,” but when Monday came, you had no idea where to begin? This happens all too often when we want to better our health. There are abundant resources that will get you motivated and

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Nurturing Children’s Creativity

Interested in fostering the skills and mindset that can unlock a child’s greatest potential? It might be worth focusing on creativity. Whether a child grows up to be an inventor, athlete, artist, or entrepreneur the ability to think creatively can be a

Off-Leash Dog Park

The Collierville Parks and Recreations Department is opening their newly renovated, off-leash dog park this weekend. This renovation included a 5000-foot expansion to the fenced in area, five pet agility stations, and a sitting area for the owners. Director of Parks and

On the Road to the Emmys

OneVoice sang their way to success on the audition stage of America’s Got Talent (Season 11, 2016). They blew away the judges with their a cappella rendition of Rozzi Crane’s “Half the Man” and were quickly through to further rounds. Since then,

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Page Robbins Prom 2018

There was a ‘Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On’ at the Page Robbins annual Senior Prom on April 18th! “Song and dance is something everyone can still enjoy.  No matter the memories we’ve lost or the struggles we face, we can come together

Perspective in the New Year

As we launch out into a New Year, we must ask ourselves an important question: What really matters? The fact that we live in a fast-paced culture certainly complicates the matter.  Jim Henry observed, “The non-stop pace of life in America certainly

Philanthropic Spirit in Collierville

Junior Auxiliary of Collierville is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that encourages members to render charitable services, with particular emphasis on children, which are beneficial to the general public.  We are an organization of caring, enthusiastic women determined to make a difference in

Play Ball!

Youth Spring Sports registration is underway and the Collierville Parks & Recreation team has multiple opportunities for all ages and abilities to get out and enjoy both outdoor and indoor sports. According to their website: The Town’s Youth Athletic Programs are designed

Raising Our Youth

One of the things I love about Collierville is we have kids by the score! I consider this to be a good thing as I have raised six of them, with my last son just graduating from high school. I think a

Realistic Resolutions

It’s that time of year again – New Years resolution season. Research suggests 8% of the people who set New Years goals will achieve them. How are yours holding up in 2018? In case you are wondering, there is a better way

Realistic Resolutions Part 2

How are your New Year’s goals working out? According to US News, approximately 80% of resolutions have failed by February. A more effective way to create change is to identify 3 to 5 priorities for your life, write them out clearly, and

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Saving Grace

I still remember the first day I saw you, Grace. I was working at the shelter when another employee walked toward me with you in her arms. You had just been surrendered and I could see you were about four-weeks-old; a beautiful

Shaping Our Youth

Christian churches within our community are making valiant efforts to reach our teens with the Gospel and using a variety of methods to do so. Programs are going as far as meeting kids in their own environment, creating safe spaces for honest

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Soccer Community Growing in Memphis

 USL Coming to Memphis Downtown Memphis has had many exciting developments recently, and now we’re welcoming one of the coolest additions yet — the  United Soccer League (USL) is coming to Memphis! Memphis’ addition to the league is not only a huge

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Sock Hops & a Jukebox

For many, memories of the ‘50s carry the sound of Bop and Rock-and-Roll, the swirling of long skirts, and the soft scuffle of socked feet across an old wooden gym floor. Collierville High School 1959 graduate Nancy Newby Perkins recalls, “the music

Spring Forward

Sunday, March 12, is the beginning of Daylight Savings Time.  While spending the next couple of months waiting for your summer vacation to get here, let’s explore Collierville for a few fun things to do during that extra hour of daylight after

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Square Feet Garner Home Tour

There is something particularly charming about ‘small town talk.’ Chatter among the community tends to revolve around a number of themes including Collierville having the area’s best schools, prosperous economic growth within the community, the latest special event on our beloved Town

Summer Concert Series

Main Street Collierville kicks off their 28th Summer Concert Series tomorrow, June 6th, with artist Blind Mississippi Morris. The Concert Series will be held every Thursday night in the Collierville Town Square from 7 to 9PM. Guests are invited to bring blankets

Summer Concert Series 2017

For 26 years Main Street Collierville has hosted the annual Sunset on the Square concert series at the historic Collierville Town Square. Grab your lawn chairs and blankets for this enchanting family-friendly event, 7pm on Thursday evenings during June and July. While

Summer Fun & Learning

Phew! Parents, we made it. Summer is here. Days where we can take a deep breath and not hit the gas pedal as hard to make it to the next after school activity. A time where our schedules can relax and our

Take a Leap of Realty Faith

Have you seriously been considering making a move, but just can’t get off the fence? There are many challenges that come with the decision to relocate, but what if the outcome is worth the struggle? Here are three reasons now might be

Talk Turkey To Me

Thanksgiving is a special time where friends and family gather around the table to give thanks and enjoy a traditional feast. Many dishes served are nostalgic, made with the same love and ingredients that you enjoyed as a child. While we all

The Chamber: A Year in Review

2017 was a banner year for the Collierville Chamber of Commerce.  Committed to the sustainable growth of the community, the Chamber once again provided a wide range of programs and services designed to meet the needs of businesses of all sizes. Among

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The War for Our Children

    We teach our young ministers at Collierville First Pentecostal that they each need to keep a prepared sermon in their Bibles. Our pastor, Pastor Terry Hunt, was scheduled to be out of town at a ministerial conference, and I was asked

Tips for Healthy Tailgating

Fall is football season, which for many of us means tailgating. Tailgating temptations can be hard to resist. If not careful, the fun with friends and family can add on a few unwanted pounds! Unfortunately, healthy tailgating sounds like a misnomer. Pizza,

Together We Worship

Every Sunday throughout town, a devoted host of spirits fill our houses of worship, led by their peers in song, glorifying God in a variety of styles. It is arguably the most inspired musical experience in Collierville, connecting people and transcending the

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Tour of the Town’s Development

One key to Collierville’s continued strategic growth is our economic diversity. With over 1200 acres of developable land and acreage in all market segments that support commercial, office, residential, and industrial development, our growth is sustainable. Economic diversity is one of the

Traveling with Your Preschooler

Traveling can be stressful, but traveling with young children can be downright challenging. As you hit the road, keep these useful travel tips in mind. Take breaks. If you’re driving, map out regular rest stops so your child can get some exercise, use

Tree House Tours

Having your own treehouse allows your imagination, no matter at what age, to run wild. You’re hanging out literally above the world with the bugs and birds, maybe a few friends and a pile of books to keep you company. Pictures of

V-I-C-T-O-R-Y!

C’ville Middle School Cheer Squad: “One Dream, One Team” The Collierville Middle School competitive cheer squad competed their way through many obstacles to place 3rd in the UCA’s World Cheerleading Competition held at ESPN’s Wide World of Sorts Complex in Orlando, FL

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Wedding & Engagement Announcements

Tour Collierville would like to congratulate each couple on this exciting time in their lives and wish you all many years of love and laughter! Emma Pryor & Kyle Wechsler  Date: March 3, 2018 Venues: Spring Creek Ranch & St. Louis Catholic Church Dress: The

Wedding Belles & Beaux

Love. It makes the heart do crazy things; like buying giant teddy bears and pounds of chocolate for your Valentine or plan romantic trips to surprise destinations. Love will even make you get down on one knee and promise forever to the

Wedding Savvy

Let’s face it, if you have ever been involved in planning a wedding, it can be overwhelming and intimidating. After the initial excitement of “my baby is getting married” wears off, parents hit the panic state of wondering how much the wedding

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You Said “Yes!”

The next few days are a fog of engagement bliss, and then the reality of planning the event starts to sink in. Where do you start when wedding planning has become an entire industry? The list of decisions can seem endless, and

“This bed is JUST RIGHT!”

Showing homes to families with small children is always an adventure! One young girl loved a pink room with a beautiful comforter so much, she jumped under the covers and pretended to take a nap! (I called the listing agent afterwards, and

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