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VOL. 127 | NO. 151 | Friday, August 03, 2012

Events

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The Tennessee 2012 Sales Tax Holiday will run from Friday, Aug. 3, through Sunday, Aug. 5. Visit tn.gov/revenue/salestaxholiday for a list of items that qualify as tax-free purchases.

Tennessee Commerce and Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak will hold an outreach meeting on health benefits Friday, Aug. 3, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Hamilton Eye Institute Freeman Auditorium, 930 Madison Ave., third floor. McPeak will gather input about health conditions that should be covered under essential health benefit categories. Visit tn.gov/commerce for details.

The Eclectic Eye will host an opening reception for Lisa Williamson’s “Meditations in Peru” exhibit Friday, Aug. 3, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at its Midtown eyewear boutique, 242 S. Cooper St. The exhibit will run through Sept. 26. Visit eclectic-eye.com.

The Regional Medical Center at Memphis will host a back-to-school community health fair Saturday, Aug. 4, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Third Street Health Loop Primary Care Center, 1955 S. Third St. Cost is free. Visit the-med.org.

Mid-South Lions Sight and Hearing Service will hold its 20th anniversary Give the Gifts Dinner and Auction Saturday, Aug. 4, at 5 p.m. at Memphis Marriott East, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Tickets are $80. Visit midsouthlions.org.

Indie Memphis will screen “Elvis on Tour” as part of its free concert film series Saturday, Aug. 4, at dusk at the Levitt Shell, 1930 Poplar Ave. Visit indiememphis.com.

EarlyShares will host the 24/24 Nationwide Crowdfunding Educational Roadshow Monday, Aug. 6, from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Memphis Bioworks Conference Center, 20 S. Dudley St. The event is geared toward those seeking to fund a startup or invest in new or growing businesses. Visit earlyshares.com.

Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir will address the Millington board of mayor and aldermen Monday, Aug. 6, at 6 p.m. in the Millington City Council chambers, 7930 Nelson St. The open forum will include an update on current property tax revenue and future economic trends affecting the community. Visit shelbycountytrustee.com.

Greater Memphis Chamber will hold a Lunch & Learn session Tuesday, Aug. 7, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Baptist Memphis Education and Conference Center, 6027 Walnut Grove Road. Shayna Rattler, president of Success Unlimited, will present “Strategic Planning: A Must for Growing a Business Built to Last.” Cost is free; registration is required. Contact Amanda Edmundson at aedmundson@memphischamber.com or 543-3511.

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