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The MRNDA 2019 NATIONAL NIGHT OUT Celebration!


Join the fun from 5:30-8:30 PM on Tuesday, October 1st!


Dear Neighbor,

Fall has arrived and this fall is a special one for Memphians who believe in taking a bite out of crime by celebrating National Night Out with family, friends, neighbors, and the local police at Raines Station in Whitehaven. Prior to 2019, National Night Out was always celebrated on the first Tuesday in AUGUST in Memphis. The McCorkle Road Neighborhood Development Association (MRNDA), Inc. of Memphis petitioned and our request was finally heard! For the first year ever, Memphis will be celebrating National Night Out on the first Tuesday in OCTOBER like Texas! What this revelation means for the MRNDA is that we have resumed supporting this “annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships to help make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live.”


6-55" High-Def Flat Screen TVs!

This year will feature lots of fellowshipping, fun, food and the ultimate game CURBSIDE GAMERZ game truck experience for gamers of all ages to enjoy all the latest digital games on a 32’ enclosed trailer with its own power supply, heat and air, featuring seating for 24 single or group players; 4 (interior) 55” widescreen, high-definition flat-screen TVs and 2 (exterior) 55” high-definition flat-screen TVs for dancing and action sports games; custom stadium seating with built-in vibration motors synched to the on-screen action of all the newest games from Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch, Wii, and Wii U. Don’t not come because if you do, you will definitely miss out on the fun!


A big thanks to you and our Sponsors!

 As in the past, our event will be held on the northwest corner of McCorkle at Winchester Road. We will be accepting memberships during the event and paid members will receive a ticket that will allow them and their family members to enjoy tasty entrees from local area restaurants including the CHINA INN, the only restaurant that we can count on for free entrees; and D’BO’S WINGS & THINGS, who always provides a deep discount on our order. Of course we have additional sponsors including EPE/GRACELAND, KROGER, VALICOR, and our very own NEWSCENE monthly newmagazine available online only at!

The McCorkle Road Neighborhood Development Association in Memphis Bylaws

For the McCorkle Road Neighborhood Development Association, Inc. of Memphis

Created & Approved: Saturday, April 23, 1994 at 5:30 PM CST

Revised: Saturday, December 2, 2006 at 11 AM CST

MRNDA Bylaws (pdf)


A Discussion on Your Safety Concerns - 11/18

A neighborhood meeting featuring a discussion on safety concerns with District 86 State Representative Barbara Cooper and representatives from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, the Shelby County Health Department, City of Memphis Fire Department and Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste Management.

News Coverage of Recent Events - 10/18

This summary was the result of several meetings held regarding Waste Connections of TN, LLC plans to expand its location on Brooks at Graves Roads without engaging the neighborhood in the process.

Waste Connections of TN, LLC - 09/18

Waste Connections of TN, LLC - Meeting #2 - September 24, 2018

Waste Connections of TN, LLC - 09/18

Waste Connections of TN, LLC - Meeting #1 - September 10, 2018

Aerotropolis Meeting - 8/16


Aerotropolis Meeting held August 27, 2016 at the Whitehaven Branch Library, 4120 Mill Branch Road, Memphis, TN 38116. Sponsored by the McCorkle Road Neighborhood Development Association, Inc. of Memphis.

Promised Land Pt 12 of 16 - 03/15

Promised Land Church Ministries, Inc.

1993 Winchester Rd 

Memphis, TN 38116

Sunday, March 15, 2015  

9:30 AM/11 AM 

Sunday School/Morning Worship Svc     

Promised Land Church Family 

-Eld. Willie P. Moore Jr., Sr. Pastor  

-Mother Jeanette J. Moore, 1st Lady  

-Sis. Stacey Nelson, Secretary  

-Bro. Andrew Blue, Sr. Trustee   

"Que Dios los bendiga... puede dios que usted y su familia de la iglesia bendiga."

Interview Pt. 1 w/ John W. Davis - 01/15

Creating Person-Centered Planned Community Centers - 01/15

Recorded by Morgan L. Nelson 

Saturday, January 17, 2015 

Whitehaven Branch Library 

Memphis, TN 

(c) 2015 DI'MANS, Inc. 

Yvonne D. Nelson, Ph.D., CNC 

Founder & President 

1+ 901.396.6300 

News Coverage of Past Events...

McCorkle Road NDA, Inc. of Memphis

Annual End-of-Year Celebration

December 8, 2012

Southbrook Mall

Top of the Line Banquet Hall

1245 Shelby Drive

Memphis, TN 38116

Action News 5 at 6PM CST preview segment.

End of Year Celebration - 12/08/12

Annual End-of-Year Celebration - 2012

Speakers: City of Memphis Director Ernest Dobbins, Community Enhancement; City of Memphis Director Dwan Gilliom, Public Works; City of Memphis Director Janet Hooks, Public Service and Neighborhoods; State Rep. Dist 87, Karen Camper; County Commissioner James Harvey, Memphis Police Dept, Raines Station, Colonel Mary Overton-Jackson; Memphis Police Dept, Raines Station, Major Vernessa Hudson; City of Memphis Code Enforcement Ofc. Alan Hokes;

Shelby County Code Enforcement Supervisor, Rose Hill

Meet the Candidates Forum - 04/10

In an effort to raise community awareness to the importance of voting and knowing which candidates to vote for, Yvonne D. Nelson and Ike Griffith team up with Pastor Orlester Johnson (not pictured) of Greater Faith Tabernacle Ministries to host a three-day forum featuring candidates on the May 4 ballot. The event is being held from 6-8 p.m. nightly April 5, 6, & 7, 2010 at the Institute for Success Center, 905 E. Shelby Dr at Fairfield Rd (two blocks west of Elvis Presley, South of Shelby Dr).

Annual End-of-Year Celebration - 12/09

The McCorkle Road Neighborhood Development Association, Inc. of Memphis. 2009 annual End-of-Year informational session featuring City of Memphis Directors Ernest Dobbins (Code Enforcement), Dwan Gilliom (Sanitation), Janet Hooks (Parks & Recreation), Rose Hill with Shelby County Code Enforcement, and others. 

First Executive Board Meeting - DI'MANS, Inc. - 02/09


Developmental Intervention Model for the Assessment of Neighborhood Systems 

Executive Board Dinner & Meeting

February 21, 2009

Side Street Grill

Video by Leroy Morgan