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VOL. 126 | NO. 42 | Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Events

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Metamorphoses Inc. will hold a community event to draw attention to new programs designed to help troubled youth Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Ridgeway Assembly of God Church Family Life Center, 3150 Ridgeway Road. The event will highlight a three-month pilot program conducted in cooperation with Memphis City Schools set to launch March 23. For more information, call 552-3260.

The Center City Design Review Board will meet Wednesday at 5 p.m. in the CCC conference room, 114 N. Main St.

Rhodes College will host a lecture by the New York Times Jerusalem Bureau Chief Ethan Bronner Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom of the Bryan Campus Life Center on campus. Bronner’s lecture is titled “The Conflict in the Middle East: A Report From the Field.” The lecture is free and open to the public.

The University of Memphis’ River City Writers Series will welcome bestselling author Dorothy Allison Wednesday and Thursday. Allison will read from her work Wednesday at 8 p.m. in the University Center Bluff Room. She will conduct an interview Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in Patterson Hall, room 456. Both events are free and open to the public. For more information, call 678-4692.

The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at its office, 5100 Poplar Ave., suite 502. Participants will learn about the importance of honesty and its impact on organizations and people. 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.

Greater Memphis Employee Benefits Council will meet Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Crescent Center, 6075 Poplar Ave. The topic is “How Healthcare Reform Will Affect Your Clients.” Cost is $30 for nonmembers and guests. To register, contact Leigh Ann Alexander at 820-5829 or leighann.alexander@fedex.com.

Leadership Memphis will hold its annual Leadership Memphis Community Leadership Luncheon Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Tickets are $50 per person. For tickets, contact Leadership Memphis at 278-0016 or rsvp@leadershipmemphis.org.

Rhodes College will host a talk by the Chris Bridges, West Tennessee program director for the Nature Conservancy, Thursday at 5:30 p.m. in the Blount Auditorium of Buckman Hall on campus. Bridges will discuss the conservancy’s innovative floodplain and river conservation work in West Tennessee. The talk is free and open to the public.

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