December 2016: Social gathering at Danver’s

Here we are again at that wonderful time of the year … when we celebrate Christmas and the upcoming New Year. Additionally, Jim and I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate you on your support of the Cordova Breakfast Club.

The efforts you have made to promote the purpose of the Club have been quite effective.  Our community outreach is broadened.  Your interest has done its part to hopefully change direction through the election of 2016 and your selection of  leaders. Indeed we will continue to bring to CBC local, county and state leaders to inform us and keep us in touch!

To celebrate the SEASON, remember Pearl Harbor Day, and your success with the CBC, in place of our regularly-scheduled monthly meeting, please join us for a relaxed get-together at Danvers on Wednesday, December 7th at 8:00 a.m.  Kindly RSVP to this email or text to Jim at 901.233.6694 or me at 901.355.7531.

Congratulations again for your giving CBC its success.  We Look forward to seeing you there. *(Danvers, 1380 N. Germantown Pkwy, Cordova)


Jennifer Harrell

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November 2016: Lee Mills, Chairman SCRP


GUEST SPEAKER:  Lee Mills, Chairman Shelby County TN Republican Party

November 2016 at 07:30 thru 09:00 AM; DANVER’S RESTAURANT

Lee Mills  is a graduate of Auburn University and currently resides in Arlington with his wife Amber and their two sons, Grayson (9) and Tanner (6).

He is a pilot for FedEx and is currently a Captain on the Boeing 757/767. He is also a flight instructor at FedEx. 

He has been involved in politics since he was 10 years old. He began by working at the HQ in a local mayor’s race in his hometown of Decatur, Alabama.

He is a member of the Arlington Planning Commission, Chairman of the Arlington Parks and Recreation Committee, President of the Arlington Education Foundation, Emeritus Member of the Auburn University Aviation Advisory Board and currently serves on the State of Tennessee Nurses Board (appointed by Governor Haslam). 

Lee and his family attend Bellevue Baptist Church. 


  • State of the Republican Party.
  •  Moving forward from the election.

We are pleased to have Chairman Mills for our 17 November 2016 meeting of the SCRP Cordova Breakfast Club.  The meeting is one week from today Thursday 17 November.  THE CLUB WEBSITE is:  www.cordovabreakfastclub.orgGo there and take a look!!!!  Find us as well on FACEBOOK and FACEBOOK at CORDOVA VOICE!

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October 2016: Heidi Shafer

Heidi Shafer

Heidi Shafer

Commissioner Heidi Shafer


 20 October 2016 at 07:30 thru 09:00 AM; DANVER’S RESTAURANT

HEIDI SHAFER elected to the Tennessee Shelby County Commission in August of 2010.  She is a farm girl from Nebraska.  She is a graduate of Concordia University in Seward, Nebraska receiving a bachelor’s degree in education. Upon moving to Memphis to teach, she taught at Christ the King School. Following her marriage and the birth of her daughter, she became quite involved serving on many boards and committees at school, church, and the community.  


  • Ambulance service contract change.
  • County Home Charter item in the ballot.
  • Marijuana.
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September 2016: AG Amy Weirich

Amy Weirich



 15 September 2016 at 07:30 thru 09:00 AM; DANVER’S RESTAURANT

For the 15 September 2016 meeting we are delighted to have District Attorney General for Shelby County Tennessee … AMY P. WEIRICH … as our guest speaker.  Please join us and General Weirich for a very informative breakfast meeting.  

Amy Weirich became Shelby County District Attorney in January of 2011. She was appointed by Gov. Bill Haslam.  She was elected on 03 August 2012 and re-elected to a full eight-year term on 07 August 2014 and is the first woman to serve as District Attorney General in Shelby County. 

Gen. Weirich joined the DA’s Office in 1991 as a courtroom prosecutor, handling many high-profile criminal cases and serving in many leadership roles. She was chief prosecutor of the Gang and Narcotics Prosecution Unit and Division Leader for the Special Prosecution Unit in Criminal Court.  She not only has pushed for harsher punishment for violent offenders, but also has embraced innovative ways to prevent crime.  

Gen. Weirich earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee at Martin, and a law degree from the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law at the University of Memphis.

Gen. Weirich and her husband, Chuck, have four children and are members of St. Louis Catholic Church.


  • The increase in violent crime.
  • What can be done?
  • How can you help?

We are very pleased to have Attorney General Amy Weirich join us.  Take this opportunity to hear and speak with her.   

Remember, your input as to issues and people is important.  So, join us … let us know your interest and … “how” Cordova Breakfast Club can serve you.  At the meeting’s end there will be a Q&A opportunity   Check the WEBSITE !!!!

You can be informed.  Find us as well on:  FACEBOOK and FACEBOOK at CORDOVA VOICE







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August 2016: Robert Meyers

Robert-MeyersThe Cordova Breakfast Club meets Thursday, August 18, 7:30-9am at Danver’s Restaurant, 1380 No. Germantown Parkway in Cordova.

Mr. Robert D. Meyers is a Tennessee Commission certified civil trial specialist. He was selected for inclusion in the 2007 Edition of Best Lawyers in America and Mid-South Super Lawyers.

Mr. Meyers received a B.S. degree from the University of Tennessee at Martin, a B.S.N. degree from the University of Tennessee at Memphis, and a J.D. degree from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.

Mr. Meyers has extensive experience representing public employers’ claims. He is admitted to practice before state courts and the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the Memphis, Tennessee and American Bar Associations. He is a member of the Defense Research Institute’s Employment Committee, Civil Rights, and Governmental Tort Liability Committee.


· Function(s) of the Shelby County Election Commission.
· Shelby County Election Commissions preparations for the upcoming November 2016 General Election.

Join us Thursday, August 18, 7:30-9am at:
DANVER’S RESTAURANT, 1380 No. Germantown Parkway in Cordova

As you arrive order your breakfast at Danver’s order counter. There is a $1 charge for attending the meeting. Please let us know of your intention to attend by an email to: Jim Harrell at Arrive a little early and get some coffee or breakfast. We will look forward to seeing you there.

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