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1. August 2-8, 2013: This week in Memphis history
- Saturday, August 03, 2013
1993: Shelby County Mayor Bill Morris kicked off his bid for the Democratic nomination for governor in 1994 with a series of press conferences in each of the state’s major cities, starting with Memphis.
- Saturday, April 27, 2013
ArtsMemphis will present the Stax to the Max music festival Saturday, April 27, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. outside the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, 926 E. McLemore St. Admission to the festival is free; discounted museum tickets are $2 between noon and 5 p.m. Visit staxmuseum.com.
- Saturday, March 02, 2013
HopeWorks will hold its fifth annual A Morning of Hope fundraiser Saturday, March 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Woodland Hills Event Center, 1000 Woodland Hills Drive. Bill Courtney, entrepreneur and the former coach featured in “Undefeated,” will present the keynote. Tickets are $50. Visit whyhopeworks.org or call 272-3700.
- Friday, March 01, 2013
Memphis City Beautiful and Memphis Botanic Garden will plant an Arizona Cypress as part of an Arbor Day ceremony Friday, March 1, at 10 a.m. at the garden’s horticulture center, 750 Cherry Road. Cost is free and will include a tree-seedling giveaway. Cherry tree seedlings will be available for sale. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
- Friday, June 10, 2011
The Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library will host a two-day book sale Friday, June 10, and Saturday, June 11, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the library, 3030 Poplar Ave. More than 15,000 books and materials will be on sale. For more information, call 415-2840.
- Thursday, April 21, 2011
The Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a general membership luncheon Thursday at 11:15 a.m. at the Germantown Country Club, 1780 Kimbrough Road. Andrew Clarksenior of News Radio 600 WREC will speak. For reservations, call 755-1200.
- Friday, April 01, 2011
The Lipscomb & Pitts Breakfast Club will hold a happy hour mixer Friday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Napa Cafe, 5101 Sanderlin Ave., suite 122. No reservations are required.
- Friday, February 11, 2011
The University of Memphis Law Review will host a symposium titled “Memphis in the Law” Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 1 N. Front St. Registration is $235 for persons seeking continuing legal education credit. For more information or to register, call 489-0150 or visit www.memphis.edu/lawreview/symposium.php.
- Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Talk Shoppe will present “Getting To Your Next Step With Your Personal Finances” Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call 482-0354.
- Thursday, October 14, 2010
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to noon at its office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. Melissa Hanson, director of grants and research at Christian Brothers University will speak on the topic “Research Grants.” Cost is $60 for members, $110 for nonmembers and $55 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
- Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Talk Shoppe will present “The Purple Cow: Maximizing Your Exposure in the Market” Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call 482-0354.
- Friday, June 11, 2010
Friends of the Library will hold a two-day book sale Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. More than 15,000 books and materials will be on sale. For more information, call 415-2700.
- Friday, December 04, 2009
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will hold a seminar today from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the UTHSC, 800 Madison Ave. The seminar will discuss HIV/AIDS in the Mid-South. For more information, call 218-5511.
- Friday, October 16, 2009
The University of Memphis College of Communication and Fine Arts will recognize filmmaker Craig Brewer today at 11:30 a.m. at Charles Vergos Rendezvous, 52 S. Second St. Brewer will receive the 2009 Distinguished Achievement Award in the Creative and Performing Arts. Cost is $50 per person and $350 for a table of eight. For reservations, call 678-5086 or 678-4372.
- Friday, March 27, 2009
The Memphis Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals will have its annual Professional Development Seminar today from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Select East, 5795 Poplar Ave. Crystal Gilreath, director of operations for Career Gateway, and Tim Cavender, director of public affairs for Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services in Canton, Ga., will speak. Cost is $90 and includes breakfast and lunch. For reservations, contact Dianne Cordaro at 287-6009 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Wednesday, February 04, 2009
Talk Shoppe will present “The Impact of Foreclosures & the 2009 Tax Reappraisal” by Cleo Stevenson of Chandler Reports today from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call Jo Garner at 257-6536.
- Tuesday, November 25, 2008
The Center City Revenue Finance Corp. will meet today at 9 a.m. at 114 N. Main St. The meeting will include consideration of preliminary approval of financing for a parking garage to be at 100 S. Main St. and consideration of the request of Willie and Hattie Nelson for approval of a payment-in-lieu-of-taxes (PILOT) agreement in connection with the property at Third Street and Vance Avenue. For more information, call Andy Kitsinger at 575-0540.
- Monday, November 24, 2008
The Memphis Center City Revenue Finance Corp. will meet Tuesday at 9 a.m. at 114 N. Main St. For more information, call Andy Kitsinger at 575-0540.
19. Exchange Family Center To Hold Fundraising Sale
- Wednesday, November 12, 2008
The Exchange Family Center will hold a community garage sale fundraiser on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the center’s parking lot at 2180 Union Ave.
- Friday, October 31, 2008
The Memphis Bar Association will host a continuing legal education seminar today from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the MBA conference room, 80 Monroe Ave., Suite 220. Patrick Wrenn will apply Sun Tzu’s “The Art of War” to the practice of law. Registration is $45 and the class is worth 1.5 hours of credit. For more information, call 527-3573.
- Tuesday, October 21, 2008
Metro Business Council will host a live webcast of Tom Peter’s presentation “Achieving Excellence in a Disruptive Age” today from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave. The presentation will come from the Gazelles Growth Conference in Atlanta and will focus on what entrepreneurs and business leaders need to thrive and survive in a rapidly changing business environment. Cost is $75 per attendee and seating is limited. For reservations, contact Michael Synk at email@example.com or 276-0200.
- Friday, August 15, 2008
Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects will host artists from Fred Rawlinson Studio today from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 1500 Union Ave. The show will run through Sunday. For more information, call Ciara Neill at 278-6868.
23. Exchange Club Settles In to Renovations And Preps for Gala
- Friday, January 25, 2008
The Exchange Club Family Center recently completed a $1.2 million facelift that will allow it to serve clients better, furthering its mission of ending the cycle of domestic violence.
With the additional space, interns and counselors will better be able to help children and families, said executive director Barbara King.
- Friday, October 12, 2007
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a "Communicating for Change" workshop today from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Assisi Foundation of Memphis Inc., 515 Erin Drive. Admission is $75 for Alliance members, $65 for participants in the Alliance's Program for Nonprofit Excellence and $115 for nonmembers. For additional information, contact April DeBerry at 684-6605 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Thursday, October 11, 2007
The Friends of Poplar-White Station Branch Library will present The Second Thursday Community Lecture Series today at 11:30 a.m. at the library, 5094 Poplar Ave. The topic will be "Volunteer Opportunities and Early Childhood Innovative Programs." The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call the library at 682-1616.
- Wednesday, October 10, 2007
Talk Shoppe will present Jay Cooper of Cooper Moving and Storage today from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. Cooper will speak on "How to Surround Yourself with the Right People to Ensure Your Business Success." The event is free and open to the public. Contact Jo Garner at 482-0354 or email@example.com.
- Tuesday, February 06, 2007
The David Lusk Gallery presents "John Torina: Path Into the Wilderness" through Feb. 24 at 4540 Poplar Ave. For more information, call the gallery at 767-3800.
The Eclectic Eye in Midtown presents "Life As I See It," an exhibit by Tom Clifton, through March 1 at 242 South Cooper St. For more information, call 276-EYES (3937).
- Tuesday, September 05, 2006
The Memphis office of the Tennessee Small Business Development Center hosts "Business Start-Up" Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon at Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale St. The seminar will discuss the first steps in starting a business. Cost is free. For information, call Yolanda Handy at 333-5085.
- Friday, March 24, 2006
The Grant Center presents "Using Prospect Research to Make More Money" today from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Assisi Foundation of Memphis, 515 Erin Drive. Cost is $120 for members and $175 for non-members. Call 684-6616.
30. Get Ready: ADDY Awards Coming Your Way Saturday
- Monday, February 20, 2006
U.S. Rep. Harold Ford Jr., D-Memphis, hosts a campaign lunch rally at 11:30 a.m. in the Grand Ballroom of the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. U.S. Senator Barack Obama, D-Illinois, is the special guest. Call 259-7163 or 201-1929 for details.
31. Archived Article: Small Biz
- Wednesday, March 09, 2005
Deliberate Literate Focuses on Customer Favorites
The Daily News
Since Debbie Smith bought The Deliberate Literate with her husband last year, shes tried to make it a second home for her customers.
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32. Archived Article: Events
- Thursday, February 24, 2005
Entertainer and activist Harry Belafonte speaks at the University of Memphis from 7 p
Rhodes College hosts the 18th annual Institute on the Profession of Law from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday at the Bryan Campus Life Center on the Rhodes campus...
33. Archived Article: Events
- Friday, May 07, 2004
Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics and Union Planters Bank host Legacy of Heroes from 8 a
The Collierville Chamber of Commerce hosts a new member breakfast at 8 a.m. today at the Ridgeway Country Club, 9800 Poplar Ave. Call 853-1949. The 46th annual Ou...
34. Archived Article: Briefs
- Wednesday, September 24, 2003
Dr. Peter H. Irons presents Fifty Years After Brown: The Return of Jim Crow Schools at 4 p.m. Thursday in Johnson Hall Auditorium at the University of Memphis. The free discussion is the first in this years Benjamin Hooks Lecture Series. Call ...
35. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, September 15, 2003
This Week in Memphis September 15-21
MBA Hosts Practice Management Seminar September 16
The Memphis Bar Association hosts 60 Tips in 60 Minutes: How to Manage Your Practice So It Doesnt Manage You from noon to 1 p.m. in its conference room, On...
36. Archived Article: Market Briefs
- Monday, August 07, 2000
An Occupational Safety and Health Administration Compliance and Workplace Safety seminar is Sept An Occupational Safety and Health Administration Compliance and Workplace Safety seminar is Sept. 27 at the Holiday Inn Select, 160 Union Ave. The one-d...
37. Archived Article: Calendar
- Tuesday, June 01, 1999
May 25 June 2 The Rotary Club of East Memphis will meet at noon at the Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. The speaker will be Robert L. Campbell, president and chief executive officer of Pollution Control Industries. The cost is $11. For more informa...
38. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, May 24, 1999
May 25 May 25 The Association for Women in Communications will meet at 11:45 a.m. at the Community Foundation, 1900 Union Ave. The speaker will be Dean Jernigan, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Storage USA and co-founder of the ...
39. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 05, 1998
Oct Oct. 5 The Memphis Area Radio Stations Association will sponsor a seminar from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Ridgeway Inn featuring Norm Goldsmith, president of Radio Marketing Concepts Inc. For more information, call 678-3176. Oct. 6 The National ...