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- Saturday, February 09, 2013
Memphis Child Advocacy Center will hold its Works of Heart valentine auction, featuring works by more than 100 local artists, Saturday, Feb. 9, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Memphis College of Art, 1930 Poplar Ave. Visit memphiscac.org.
- Monday, November 12, 2012
LaunchMemphis will host Risk City: Global Entrepreneurship Week 2012 programs and networking events Monday, Nov. 12, through Friday, Nov. 16, at multiple Memphis locations. The global event connects entrepreneurs with potential resources and collaborators. Visit launchmemphis.com for a schedule.
- Tuesday, August 14, 2012
The National Association of Women Business Owners – Memphis will meet Tuesday, Aug. 14, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at Napa Cafe, 5101 Sanderlin Ave., suite 122. Author and trainer Jodi Santangel will present “Cracking the Code to Connecting Powerfully With People.” Cost is $18 for members and $20 for nonmembers. Register at nawbomemphis.org.
- Monday, August 13, 2012
Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir will address the Collierville board of aldermen Monday, Aug. 13, at 6 p.m. at Collierville Town Hall, 500 Poplar View Parkway. The open forum will include an update on property tax revenue and future economic trends affecting the community. Visit shelbycountytrustee.com.
- Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, July 11, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Hutchison School, 1740 Ridgeway Ave. Caroline Blatti of Hutchison will present “How Business Can Impact Youth.” Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz or call Jo Garner at 482-0354.
- Tuesday, April 10, 2012
The Mississippi River/Gulf of Mexico Watershed Nutrient Task Force will host a meeting Tuesday, April 10, at 8:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn Select, 160 Union Ave. Federal and state officials will discuss strategies to address water quality in the river basin and gulf. For details, contact Reginald Jackson at 501-352-7761 or email@example.com, or Jeannine May at 601-260-0298 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
7. Memphis Prom Closet Collecting Dresses
- Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Memphis Prom Closet – an organization that provides free prom dresses to economically disadvantaged girls – is collecting prom dresses through Friday, March 23, at BRIDGES, 477 N. Fifth St., and all at Verizon Wireless stores.
- Monday, January 30, 2012
The City of Memphis Division of Housing and Community Development will host a public meeting Monday, Jan. 30, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at BRIDGES, 477 N. Fifth St. The meeting will discuss the Triangle Noir Redevelopment Project.
- Friday, January 27, 2012
LaunchMemphis will present Business BOOSTcamp Saturday, Jan. 28, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at EmergeMemphis, 516 Tennessee St. Entrepreneurs who are starting a company are encouraged to attend. Industry experts will lead presentations on entrepreneurial problem-solving processes and will offer advice in one-on-one sessions in the afternoon. For more information or to register, visit www.launchmemphis.com.
10. Cynthia Ham Named BRIDGES President
- Wednesday, January 25, 2012
The youth-development organization BRIDGES has a new president.
Cynthia Ham, archer-malmo principal and chief public relations officer, will leave the firm she’s been with for 15 years to start work Feb. 15 as BRIDGES’ new head. She succeeds Jim Boyd, who stepped down late last year after 16 years with the organization, which works to build a community of leaders to advance racial, economic, educational and environmental justice in Memphis and Shelby County.
11. Cynthia Ham is New BRIDGES President
- Tuesday, January 24, 2012
The youth-development organization BRIDGES has a new president.
Cynthia Ham, principal and chief public relations officer for archer-malmo, will leave the firm she’s been with for 15 years to start work Feb. 15 as BRIDGES’ new head. She succeeds Jim Boyd, who stepped down late last year after 16 years with the organization, which works to build a community of leaders to advance racial, economic, educational and environmental justice in Memphis and Shelby County.
- Monday, November 21, 2011
The Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Memphis will host “Lunch with an Entrepreneur” Monday, Nov. 21, at noon at the FedEx Institute of Technology, 365 Innovation Blvd. Jason Gillum, president and founder of Millennium Search, will speak. For more information or to register, visit lunchwithanentrepreneur1121.eventbrite.com.
13. ServiceMaster, Other Cos. Support Habitat Mission
- Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis has a busy couple of weeks ahead as it closes its books on the fall building season.
Tuesday, Oct. 25, marked the dedication of The ServiceMaster Co. home at 3477 E. Oak Side Drive in Trinity Park, the first all-green neighborhood being developed by Memphis Habitat. The will be the Memphis-based home and commercial services company’s fifth sponsorship home with the nonprofit.
- Tuesday, September 13, 2011
The local chapters of The National Association of Women Business Owners, Commercial Real Estate Women and Women’s Business Enterprise Council South will hold Great Women Great Things 2011, an education seminar, luncheon and trade show, Tuesday, Sept. 13, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Seating is limited. Cost is $45. For a full schedule, a complete list of speakers or to register, visit www.wbecsouth.org/gwgt2011.
- Monday, September 12, 2011
The Memphis Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals will meet Monday, Sept. 12, at 6 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Officer Brian Hanson of the Bartlett Police Department will speak about violence in the workplace. Cost is $20. For reservations, contact Sharon Gardner at 752-6213 or email@example.com.
16. BRIDGES to Host Forum on Green Building Design
- Friday, September 09, 2011
BRIDGES is hosting a forum on green building design, the latest event in its Justice Forum series for local, regional and national leaders to gather with the community to engage in conversations inspired by BRIDGES’ mission of advancing educational, racial, economic and environmental justice.
- Thursday, August 18, 2011
The Downtown Memphis Commission will hold a public-sector focus group meeting as part of the Downtown Memphis Design Guidelines and Sign Code update Thursday, Aug.18, at noon in the DMC conference room, 114 N. Main St. For more information, call 575-0540.
- Wednesday, August 17, 2011
The Center City Development Corp. board of directors will meet Wednesday, Aug. 17, at 9 a.m. in the DMC conference room, 114 N. Main St.
- Tuesday, August 16, 2011
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, Aug. 16, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Kevin Kane, president and CEO of the Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau, will speak. Cost is $18 per person. Advanced reservations are required. For reservations, email Taylor Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
20. Boyd Stepping Down as BRIDGES President
- Monday, August 15, 2011
After 16 years, Jim Boyd is stepping down from his position as president of Memphis nonprofit BRIDGES, a youth-development organization working to build a community of leaders to advance racial, economic, educational and environmental justice in Memphis and Shelby County.
21. 'Girl Power' Conference Planned for Saturday
- Friday, August 05, 2011
The Memphis Urban League and Women. Identity. Purpose. will host the Girl Power: Follow Your Dreams conference Saturday, Aug. 6, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at BRIDGES, 477 N. Fifth St. The conference will encourage young women ages 12 to 21 years old and their mothers to pursue their dreams by introducing them to other successful women in various careers. The conference will focus on providing resources and motivation by providing workshops on self awareness, career choices, social media and entrepreneurship.
- Friday, August 05, 2011
The Rotary Club of Memphis Central will meet Friday from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Darrin Mullis will speak about the Holy Rosary Angel Program, an autism educational support service. Cost is $20 for nonmembers. For reservations, call Karen Shea at 683-9099.
- Tuesday, July 26, 2011
The GOTV Club will present a seminar titled “Healthcare Reform for Business Owners” Tuesday, July 26, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave., suite 909. Philip Johnson of Argyle Benefits Consultants will speak. Cost is $25. To register, visit thegotvclubjuly.eventbrite.com.
- Monday, July 25, 2011
The Memphis Library and Information Center board of trustees will meet Monday, July 25, at noon at the Frayser Branch, 3712 Argonne St. For more information, call 415-2846.
- Friday, July 22, 2011
The Memphis Library and Information Center board of trustees will meet Monday, July 25, at noon at the Frayser Branch, 3712 Argonne St. For more information, call 415-2846.
26. Planners Discuss Future of Uptown West
- Monday, July 04, 2011
Butterflies to jobs to fountains. Those were among the one-word suggestions for the Uptown West area Thursday, June 30, at the first of three public hearings held by a steering committee to guide future development of the area.
27. Cohen Keynote Speaker for THCC Regional Training
- Friday, March 18, 2011
Tennessee Health Care Campaign will host its annual regional training, which includes breakfast and lunch, on March 26 at Bridges USA, 477 N. Fifth St.
- Wednesday, March 09, 2011
The Memphis Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America will hold a luncheon Wednesday at 11:45 a.m. at the Fogelman Executive Conference Center on the University of Memphis campus. Jackie Nichols of Playhouse on the Square will be named 2010 Communicator of the Year. The luncheon is free for PRSA members, $25 for nonmembers and $15 for students. To register, call 754-9035 or visit www.prsamemphis.org. Deadline is Tuesday at noon.
29. WKNO to Screen 'Saving the Bay'
- Tuesday, March 08, 2011
WKNO and The Chickasaw Group of the Sierra Club will host a preview screening of the upcoming PBS series “Saving the Bay” Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at BRIDGES, 477 N. Fifth St.
- Tuesday, March 08, 2011
The Greater Memphis Chamber will present a lunch and learn meeting Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at First Tennessee, Ron Terry Center, 4385 Poplar Ave. Bridget DiCello will present the topic “High Impact Networking: Growing Your Business by Connecting Strategically.” For reservations, contact Nykesha Cole at 543-3519 or email@example.com.
- Monday, March 07, 2011
The Orpheum Theatre will unveil the 2011-2012 Broadway Series Monday at 2 p.m. at the theater, 203 S. Main St. The announcement will include a special sneak peek video presentation of the new season and an exclusive performance by two cast members of “Memphis the Musical.” A Q&A session will follow. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 529-4289.
32. Forum to Address Students’ Needs in School Showdown
- Tuesday, February 01, 2011
Most of the real experts on how a city and county schools system consolidation will work on a day-to-day, classroom-to-classroom basis won’t be voting on the matter next month.
But Memphis and Shelby County school students will get a chance to talk over the MCS charter surrender and its effects Saturday at 1 p.m. at BRIDGES, 477 N. Fifth St.
- Friday, October 29, 2010
The Small Business Chamber Breakfast Club will meet Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Office Suites Plus, 6000 Poplar Ave., suite 250. The meeting will include a costume contest. For more information, visit www.smallbusinesschamber.com.
- Thursday, October 28, 2010
The Memphis Lawyers’ Chapter and University of Memphis Law Student Chapter of the Federalist Society will present a lecture by Wall Street Journal columnist and author John Fund titled “A Visitor’s Guide to an Alien Planet: Washington, D.C.” Wednesday from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Wade Auditorium at the law school, 1 N. Front St. The event is free and open to the public.
- Friday, October 08, 2010
The University of Memphis Department of Psychology will host the 2010 Spindel Conference Thursday through Saturday on the U of M campus. Stephen Darwall of Yale University of will deliver the opening address. The Emerging Scholar Prize Essay will be delivered Friday. For a complete list of speakers, times and locations, call 678-3352 or visit www.memphis.edu/philosophy/spindel_2010.php.
36. Into the Future
- Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Memphis College of Art has undergone big changes in recent weeks, and the newest one has changed the face of the South Main Historic Arts District as well.
The college’s graduate school, formerly housed in and near MCA’s main campus at 1930 Poplar Ave., is now open in a converted warehouse space at 477 S. Main St. The college purchased the 49,025-square-foot space in late January for $400,000 and immediately set to work with Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects on the architectural design of the space, said Ken Strickland, MCA interim president.
- Friday, August 06, 2010
The Memphis chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council will hold an educational seminar on the residential green building program EcoBUILD Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bridges USA, 477 N. Fifth St. Cost is $20 for members and $30 for nonmembers. Advance registration is required. For more information, contact Peter Warren at 278-6868 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Thursday, August 05, 2010
The Mid South Area Business Travelers Association will meet Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Select East Memphis, 5795 Poplar Ave. Scott Brockman, executive vice president and chief operating officer of the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority, will speak. To register, visit www.msabta.org.
- Wednesday, August 04, 2010
Talk Shoppe will present “Impact Your Bottom Line by Energizing Your Front Line Employees” Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call 482-0354.
- Tuesday, August 03, 2010
Small Biz Memphis will host the Cordova/Bartlett and East Memphis/Midtown Business Builders Circle meetings Tuesday and Wednesday respectively from 7:45 a.m. to 9 a.m. at 1661 International Drive, suite 400. The Germantown/Collierville meeting will be Thursday at 7:45 a.m. at 2176 West St., suite 110. For more information, call 205-9303.
41. Green Building Seminar Scheduled
- Monday, August 02, 2010
The Memphis chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council on Aug. 6 will sponsor an educational seminar highlighting the residential program EcoBuild.
EcoBuild is a program created by Memphis Light Gas and Water Division to promote energy efficient technologies and environmentally friendly materials.
- Monday, August 02, 2010
City Auto will host a Lifeblood blood drive Monday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its location, 4932 Elmore Road. Giveaways will be provided to those who donate.
43. EPA Adds Medtronic to Green Partnership
- Thursday, July 22, 2010
Medtronic Spinal and Biologics, one of the city’s largest purchasers of green power, has been recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency for its commitment to purchase 600,000 kilowatt-hours annually of electricity generated by the sun, wind or methane gas.
- Friday, January 15, 2010
The Mid-South Peace and Justice Center will hold a gala and banquet celebrating its 28th anniversary today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Bridges, 477 N. Fifth St. Daphene R. McFerren, director of the Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change at the University of Memphis, and Dr. Ken Reardon, director of the graduate program in City and Regional Planning at the University of Memphis, will be the keynote speakers. Cost is $35 per ticket and $270 for a table of eight. For tickets, call 725-4990 or 800-838-3006.
- Thursday, January 14, 2010
The Department of Planning & Development Land Use Control Board will meet today at 10 a.m. at City Hall, 125 N. Main St. For more information, call 576-6619.
- Wednesday, January 13, 2010
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop today from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at its office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. Jim Kovarik, professional writer and director of the Grant Editing Center at the University of Memphis, will speak. Cost is $99 for members, $150 for nonmembers and $89 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
- Monday, November 16, 2009
The Greater Memphis Chamber will hold a chamber breakfast forum Wednesday from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 255 N. Main St. State Sen. Mark Norris, R-Collierville, will speak. Cost is $20 for members. Reservations are due today. For reservations, contact Ericka Milford at 543-3518 or email@example.com.
48. Cohen to Hold Town Hall Meeting
- Wednesday, August 05, 2009
U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Memphis, will host a town hall meeting Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at Bridges Inc., 477 N. Fifth St.
Residents of the 9th Congressional District will have the opportunity to ask questions or voice concerns about a variety of issues, including health care, the economy, crime, veterans’ benefits, financial aid for higher education and Social Security.
49. BRIDGES to Showcase ‘Green’ Tech
- Thursday, April 16, 2009
People can see “green” technologies in use and also learn how to implement them in their own homes through a new initiative at the BRIDGES Center.
The center, which is the first green commercial building in Memphis, is opening itself up for tours by appointment. The museum-style displays, which explain environmental technologies ranging from solar panels to rain gardens, are part of the “Ordinary to Extraordinary: Learning & Leaning Green! (O2E)” initiative. The goal is to reduce greenhouse emissions in Memphis by 10 million pounds by 2010.
50. Group Pushes for Health Care Reform
- Friday, March 13, 2009
The Tennessee Health Care Campaign wants to hear from Memphians as it plans to push for industry reforms this year in Congress.
It is holding the Memphis Regional Health Care Reform Summit from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 28, at the BRIDGES Center, 477 N. Fifth St.
- Thursday, January 22, 2009
The U.S. Community Health Partnership will hold a workshop today from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Bridges, 477 N. Fifth St. The event will feature a health-focused media workshop covering challenges of linking patients to community health resources, important local health statistics and detailed information about the most prevalent diseases in the Memphis community. For reservations, call 516-377-6146 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
52. Job Readiness Program Bucks Economy
- Friday, October 10, 2008
More than 750 participants in the BRIDGES Inc. Work Bridge program have gained jobs over the last year despite an ailing economy, said Renee McCreight, the organization’s vice president for work force development.
53. MCS to Host Govt. Leaders
- Thursday, August 14, 2008
The Memphis City Schools Board of Education is scheduled to host Tennessee state representatives, members of the Shelby County Board of Commissioners and members of the Memphis City Council at an information session tonight at BRIDGES, 477 N. Fifth St.
- Friday, July 25, 2008
Girls Inc. of Memphis will recognize winners of its annual Strong, Smart and Bold Awards at the 18th Anniversary Celebration Luncheon today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bridges, 477 N. Fifth St. For reservations, contact Meghan Cloud at email@example.com or 523-0217.
- Thursday, July 24, 2008
Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis Music City Walk and Festival will be held today from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Shelby Farms Park & Conservancy. Take Steps is the nation’s largest event dedicated to finding a cure for digestive diseases. For more information, call Nicole or Drew at 615-356-0444 or visit www.cctakesteps.org.
- Wednesday, July 23, 2008
Talk Shoppe will present “How to Buy Bank-Owned Real Estate Property” with Rob Stone 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 759-7808.
- Wednesday, April 30, 2008
The Rotary Club of Memphis will hold the fifth annual Bobby Dunavant Public Servant Awards today at 11:45 a.m. in the Grand Ballroom of The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour will be the featured speaker. For more information, call Lee Hughes at 754-1615.
- Tuesday, April 29, 2008
The University of Memphis will host Edwin Brock, a renowned Egyptologist, today at 7 p.m. in the Mitchell Hall Auditorium. Brock will present "Protecting the Valley of the Kings." A reception will precede the lecture at 6:15 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 678-2555.
- Monday, April 28, 2008
The Engineers’ Club of Memphis Inc. will meet today at noon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The cost is $12 and no reservations are required. David L. Richardson, Tensar Specialist II with Contec Earth Stabilization Solutions Inc. will discuss "Pavement Reinforcement for the Bottom Up - Geogrid."
60. BRIDGES Event Should Be Big Draw
- Tuesday, March 18, 2008
Today junior and senior high school students - some on spring break - will converge on Uptown Memphis to learn about education and job opportunities that may be available to them in the near future.
61. Coalition for Better MemphisHolds Mayoral Forum
- Friday, August 10, 2007
The Coalition for a Better Memphis, a nonpartisan, nonprofit group of local individuals, businesses and other organizations, is helping put on a forum next week for candidates in the Memphis city mayor's election.
- Wednesday, August 08, 2007
Talk Shoppe will present "Salesmanship Behavioral Styles: Improving Your Strengths and Recognizing Your Weaknesses" with Deborah Turner Brasfield of Brasfield Enterprises today from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. It will be held at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call Jo Garner at 759-7808.
- Tuesday, August 07, 2007
The Memphis Rotary Club will hold a meeting today at noon in Ballroom A of the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Terry Boston, executive vice president of system operations at the Tennessee Valley Authority, will speak. Cost is $18 and reservations can be made by calling 526-1318 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Monday, August 06, 2007
The Engineers' Club of Memphis will hold a meeting today at noon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Cost is $12 and no reservations are required. Frank Navarra, director of Patient Advocacy at Smith & Nephew, will speak on "Using Ultrasound Signals for Fracture Healing."
65. BRIDGES CelebratesStudent Hiring Program
- Friday, August 03, 2007
More than a dozen Memphis-area high
school students will gather for lunch today at BRIDGES Inc., 477 N. Fifth St., to celebrate their successful completion of the Each One Hire One Prog
66. Leadership Academy LuncheonFeatures Memphis Fast Forward
- Friday, July 27, 2007
The Leadership Academy is hosting a leadership luncheon featuring Gary Shorb, chairman of Memphis Tomorrow and CEO of Methodist Healthcare, Aug. 8 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at BRIDGES, 477 N. Fifth St.
67. BRIDGES Revs Up PeaceJam Initiatives
- Thursday, May 10, 2007
In mid-April, students from rival schools Mitchell High and Frayser High gathered together on the Frayser campus, writing messages and quotes about peace and harmony on small scraps of paper they placed inside inflated balloons.
68. BRIDGES USA AppliesFor Learning Grant
- Wednesday, May 02, 2007
BRIDGES USA Inc. is applying for a 21st Century Community Center Learning Grant.
The grant is given by the Tennessee Department of Education to support the creation and maintenance of c
- Wednesday, February 21, 2007
The Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South holds a meeting today from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Andy Dolich, president of business operations for the Memphis Grizzlies, is the guest speaker. The discussion topic is "Marketing a Professional Sports Team in the Mid-South." Admission is $25 for non-members and includes lunch. Call 937-5532 or e-mail email@example.com for reservations.
70. Rhodes College Singers Perform at Calvary and the Arts
- Monday, November 27, 2006
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) offers a free tax preparer seminar from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Public Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Attendees will hear from speakers from the IRS, the U.S Department of Treasury and the Social Security Administration. For more information, visit www.irs.gov.
71. Local AdFed Hosts Marketing Director Of Louisiana Tourism Office
- Monday, November 20, 2006
The Memphis and Shelby County Community Redevelopment Agency's Finance Committee meets at 4 p.m. at Memphis City Hall, 125 N. Main St., fourth floor, Room B. Call 576-6610 for more information.
72. Community Foundation Offers Business Planning Workshop
- Monday, November 06, 2006
The Memphis Regional Chamber holds its Chamber Ambassadors meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at BRIDGES Inc., 477 N. Fifth St. Call Sally Minor Cook at 543-3546 or visit www.memphischamber.com for more information.
73. Class is in Session
- Wednesday, November 01, 2006
Once everything is ready for the students, this will be no ordinary classroom.
Instead of rows of desks, a globe and a blackboard, there likely will be few of the usual classroom props, the focus of which will be an unassuming patch of land in the Uptown community. The students, by and large, will be professionals young and old with an interest in learning the nuts and bolts of real estate development.
- Tuesday, October 03, 2006
The Sole/Small Firm Section of the Memphis Bar Association presents "Identity Theft" today from noon to 1 p.m. in the MBA conference room at 80 Monroe St., Ste. 220. Cost is free for section members, $30 for non-section members and $40 for non-MBA members. Call 527-3573 or visit www.memphisbar.org to register.
75. Memphis Carriages on Exhibit At Rivertown Gallery
- Monday, October 02, 2006
Rivertown Gallery presents "Memphis Carriages" through Oct. 31 at 119 S. Main St. The exhibition will feature paintings depicting horses and carriages, as well as local scenes. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 527-7573 or visit www.rivertowngallery.net.
- Friday, September 29, 2006
The Memphis Symphony Orchestra presents "Misbehavin' Nightly With Byron Stripling" Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 255 N. Main St. The trumpeter's concert is part of the Bank of America Pops Series. For information and tickets, visit www.memphissymphony.org or call the symphony box office at 454-6774.
77. Small High School Clicks Along With Eye on Being Different - and Better
- Friday, September 15, 2006
For the first couple of weeks of the 2006-2007 school year, high school principal Kana Mabon was a math teacher. Until Memphis City Schools found someone to teach that subject, the principal of the New Small High School did her best to convey her knowledge of ninth-grade mathematics.
78. STIRRING IDEA
- Thursday, July 13, 2006
In the early 20th century, famed architect and city planner Daniel Burnham ridiculed small-scale ideas as having "no magic to stir men's blood."
Thinking big was the cornerstone of his philosophy, as it likely will be during a public forum scheduled today at 6:30 p.m. at the BRIDGES Center at 477 N. Fifth St. The forum, "Design Matters: Great Urban Solutions Through Collaboration," is where architects, planners and designers will interact with the public for the first time to promote the creation of a regional design center in Memphis.
- Tuesday, April 11, 2006
Mpact Memphis hosts a luncheon with U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at BRIDGES Inc., 477 N. Fifth St. Blackburn will discuss the situation in Iraq and the state of homeland security. Cost to attend is $10 and includes a brown bag lunch. For more information, call 312-7760.
80. Church to Defend Veracity of Jesus' Existence Saturday
- Monday, April 10, 2006
Mpact Memphis hosts a luncheon with U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn,R-Tenn., from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at BRIDGES Inc., 477 N. Fifth St. Blackburn will discuss the situation in Iraq and the state of homeland security. Cost to attend is $10 and includes a brown bag lunch. For more information, call 312-7760.
81. Youth Voting Rights Takes Center Stage at Forum Today
- Monday, April 03, 2006
The Mid-South Peace & Justice Center and the April 4th Foundation hold a youth voting rights forum from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at BRIDGES Inc., 477 N. Fifth St. A number of interactive activities designed to reinforce the importance and meaning of voting will be available. Speakers include Election Commissioner O.C. Pleasant and Calvin Anderson, a member of the Tennessee Election Commission. Call 725-4990 or visit www.midsouthpeace.org.
- Friday, February 24, 2006
The Center City Commission's Board of Directors meets today at noon in the CCC conference room, 114 N. Main St. Call 575-0540.
The Memphis Bar Association presents "Advanced Estate Planning Practice Update-2006" today from noon to 3:15 p.m. in the MBA Conference Room of the SunTrust Building, One Commerce Square, Suite 1050. Registration fee is $189; $99 for newly admitted lawyers and retired senior attorneys. Call 527-3573 or visit www.memphisbar.org for more information.
83. 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.
84. BRIDGES: One Big Facet of Uptown's Resurgence
- Tuesday, February 07, 2006
Marcus Jackson, a 20-year-old business major at the University of Memphis, is still amazed at his personal transformation over the last few years.
He went from being a typical, introverted high school student to winning a string of accolades. He was chosen captain of his school's track team, senior class secretary and homecoming king. Jackson's peers at Kirby High School voted him "Mr. Senior."
85. Private Involvement in Public Schools Offers Hope
- Monday, February 06, 2006
In a speech to the nation's governors at an education summit last year, Microsoft Corp. Chairman Bill Gates called the nation's high schools obsolete - and his ideas about how to fix that problem are having a profound effect on the way Memphis schools operate.
- Wednesday, December 21, 2005
The Center City Development Corp. meets at 9 a.m. today in the Center City Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Call 575-0540.
Bridges Inc. hosts an open house from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the Bridges Center, 477 N. Fifth Ave. Refreshments will be served. Visit www.bridgesusa.org for details.
- Tuesday, December 20, 2005
The Memphis Bar Association presents "Long Term Care: Making Informed Decisions" from noon to 1 p.m. today in the MBA conference room at the SunTrust Bank Building, One Commerce Square, Suite 1050. Call 527-3573 or visit www.memphisbar.org.
88. Memphis Advertising Federation Hosts 2006 ADDY Briefing
- Monday, December 19, 2005
The Memphis Bar Association Criminal Law Section presents a session on criminal appeals from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Shelby County Courthouse, Criminal Court Division 8. Cost is $25. Call 527-3573 or visit www.memphisbar.org to register.
- Wednesday, September 21, 2005
The Memphis chapter of the American Institute of Architects, Memphis Heritage Inc. and Friends for Our Riverfront present "Designing a Great 21st Century City" at noon today at Bridges Inc., 477 N. Fifth St. Joseph P. Riley Jr., mayor of Charleston, S.C., is the featured speaker. Call 529-9828.
- Tuesday, September 20, 2005
The Memphis Bar Association presents a "Collaborative Law Seminar" from 8:30 a.m. to noon today in the auditorium of the SunTrust Bank Building, One Commerce Square. Call 527-3573 or visit www.memphisbar.org for more information....
The Shelby County Conservation Board meets at 8 a.m. Wednesday in the Shelby Farms Visitors Center conference room, 500 N. Pine Lake Drive. Call 454-5265.
The Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South hosts its monthly meeting in conjunction with the Small Business Chamber at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Cost is $20 for SBC members; $25 for non-members. Contact Samantha Jernigan at 409-0619 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Memphis chapter of the American Institute of Architects, Memphis Heritage Inc. and Friends for Our Riverfront present "Designing a Great 21st Century City" at noon Wednesday at Bridges Inc., 477 N. Fifth St. Joseph P. Riley Jr., mayor of Charleston, S.C., is the featured speaker. Call 529-9828 for details.
The Kiwanis Club of Memphis meets at noon Wednesday in the Skyway at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Seth Chandler, who is responsible for starting, staffing and handling the overhead for two hospitals in South America, is the guest speaker. For reservations, contact Harold D. Dickson at 227-4125.
The Center City Commission board of directors meets at noon Thursday in the CCC boardroom, 114 N. Main St. Call 575-0540.
91. Charleston Mayor to Speak at Architecture Month Event
- Monday, September 19, 2005
The City of Memphis Department of Public Works presents a discussion on the importance of keeping our water clean from 7 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. at the Memphis Police Department Downtown Precinct, 545 S. Main St. Contact Sharon Gordon at 299-4265.
- Thursday, August 04, 2005
The Collierville Chamber of Commerce presents Business After Hours from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. today at St. George's Independent Schools, 1880 Wolf River Blvd. Call 853-1949 for reservations.
Memphis Light, Gas and Water presents a Neighborhood Leaders Conference from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday at the Bridges Center, 477 N. Fifth St. Shelby County District Attorney General William L. Gibbons and Robert Lipscomb, executive director of the Memphis Housing Authority, are guest speakers at the event. Cost is $5. For more information, call 528-4322.
- Monday, August 01, 2005
The Memphis City Council meets at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall, 125 N. Main St., first floor. Call 576-6786.
The Collierville Chamber of Commerce offers small business counseling from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday at the chamber, 101 Walnut St. Mark Taylor, business counselor with the Tennessee Small Business Development Center, offers advice on a range of business issues. Call 853-1949 for more information or to schedule an appointment.
- Friday, July 22, 2005
Memphis City Council member Carol Chumney hosts Coffee with Carol Chumney at 11 a.m. Saturday at Formosa Restaurant, 3735 Summer Ave. For details, call 576-6795.
The Mississippi River Commission presents a low-water inspection meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Mud Island River Park Landing. Commission members will examine locks, dam and navigation facilities and meet with local residents to hear concerns and ideas. The meeting is open to the public. Visit www.mvd.usace.army.mil/mrc/index.php for details.
- Thursday, July 21, 2005
The Memphis Advertising Federation hosts the Seventh District Leadership Conference today through Sunday at the Doubletree Hotel, 5069 Sanderlin Ave. The conference theme is, "Where Leaders Become Stars." Call 725-6231 for more information.
- Wednesday, July 20, 2005
The Kiwanis Club of Memphis meets at noon today in the Skyway at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Matt Weber, vice president of Protective Life Insurance Co., is the guest speaker. For reservations, contact Harold D. Dickson at 227-4125.
97. Archived Article: Events
- Wednesday, October 20, 2004
The Kiwanis Club of Memphis meets at noon today in the Hernando DeSoto room at the Peabody, 149 Union Ave
The Kiwanis Club of Memphis meets at noon today in the Hernando DeSoto room at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Diane Jalfon, public relations ma...
98. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, October 18, 2004
Small Business Empowerment Association Hosts Forum
Small Business Group Hosts Forum
The Small Business Empowerment Association presents Business @ the Next Level at 6:30 p.m. at the University of Memphis FedEx Institute of Technolog...
99. Archived Article: Events
- Wednesday, October 06, 2004
The Kiwanis Club of Memphis meets at noon today in the Louis XVI room at the Peabody, 149 Union Ave
Memphis BioWorks and the Memphis Biotech Foundation present the Musculoskeletal New Ventures Conference today and Thursday at the FedEx Institute ...
100. Archived Article: Events
- Monday, October 04, 2004
IBM offers Succeeding as a CIO from Tuesday through Thursday at the FedEx Institute of Technology, 441 University Center
IBM offers Succeeding as a CIO Tuesday through Thursday at the FedEx Institute of Technology, 365 Innovation Drive. David Lor...