The University of Memphis, University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Vanderbilt University will present Biomaterials Day Friday, Feb. 17, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the U of M’s FedEx Institution of Technology, 365 Innovation Drive. The conference will feature panel discussions on the innovation of clinical needs of biomaterials, a networking luncheon and presentation by students and professionals. Visit tiny.cc/UMbiomaterialsday2012 for more information.
The College of Allied Health Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host an open house for prospective students Friday, Feb. 17, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on the sixth floor of the 903 Madison Ave. building. Visit www.uthsc.edu/allied for more information. To R.S.V.P., call 448-5588.
Lipscomb Pitts Breakfast Club will present a free webinar Friday, Feb. 17, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Dr. Joseph Michelli will speak on “Building Emotional Value – Crafting Your Way We Serve Statement.” The webinar is limited to 100 participants. Visit www4.gotomeeting.com/register371030951 to register.
Ballet Memphis will present “AbunDANCE: Reflections” Friday, Feb. 17, through Sunday, Feb. 19, at Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper St. For more information or tickets, call 737-7322 or visit www.balletmemphis.org.
The Black Student Association at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host its 20th annual Awards & Recognition Ball Saturday, Feb. 18, at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Cost is $45 per person and $450 for a table of 10. Funds raised will support BSA. For tickets or more information, call 448-5618 or 800-733-0482.
The Better Business Bureau Breakfast Series will continue Tuesday, Feb. 21, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the BBB, 3693 Tyndale Drive. Lori Turner-Wilson of RedRover Sales & Marketing will discuss reaching and keeping customers through generational marketing. Cost is free for BBB-accredited businesses and $10 for guests. To register, contact Susan Harris at 757-8617 or email@example.com.
The West Tennessee Branch of the Associated General Contractors will host U.S. Rep. Stephen Fincher Tuesday, Feb. 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the University of Memphis Fogelman Executive Center on the U of M campus. A buffet luncheon will follow the presentation. Cost is free for members and $30 for nonmembers. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 682-5108.