VOL. 123 | NO. 223 | Thursday, November 13, 2008
The Memphis Area Legal Services will hold its first MALS Fundraiser today from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Bardog Tavern, 73 Monroe Ave. Give a suggested donation of $10 at the door to MALS and get complimentary cocktails.
The Memphis Business Xchange will meet for a networking luncheon today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bonefish Grill, 1250 N. Germantown Parkway. Cost is $30 in advance and $35 onsite. For more information, call 615-319-9393.
The Memphis Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals will honor area philanthropists at its annual Crystal Awards Luncheon today from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. To register for the event, contact the AFP office at 255-1705 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Christian Brothers University will host Meri Armour as part of its “Power Talks for Women” today at 6 p.m. in the Spain Auditorium on campus, 650 East Parkway S. Armour, president and CEO of Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center, will address the topic “Leading from Behind.” For reservations or information, contact the Graduate & Professional Studies office at 321-3291.
The University of Memphis will host a lecture by Dr. James P. Allen today at 7 p.m. in Room 123 of the Fogelman Executive Center on campus. Allen is the Wilbour Professor of Egyptology and chair of the Department of Egyptology and Ancient Western Asian Studies at Brown University. He will explore the life and lineage of King Tutankhamun in his lecture “King Tutankhamun’s Father.” A reception at 6:15 p.m. will precede the lecture. For more information, call 678-2555.
The Memphis Investors Group will host speaker Kimberly Moore, FBI Special Agent for White Collar Crime, today at 7 p.m. at the Great Hall of the Germantown Athletic Club, 1801 Exeter Road. Moore will discuss the agency’s efforts to fight mortgage fraud. Admission is free for first-time visitors and members and $20 for repeat visitors. For more information, call 414-2729.
The Seventh Annual Methodist Cancer Center Luncheon will be held Friday at 11:45 a.m. at The Peabody hotel, 149 Union Ave. James Carville and Mary Matalin will speak about today’s political climate. Tickets are $100. To purchase tickets, call 516-0500.
The Memphis Chapter of the Society of Financial Service Professionals will hold its next luncheon meeting Friday at noon at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. David Dixon will speak on the importance of incorporating risk management as part of a client’s estate and financial plan. For more information, contact Jennifer Hart at 238-0459 or email@example.com.