VOL. 127 | NO. 57 | Thursday, March 22, 2012
The Greater Memphis Chamber will hold a breakfast forum Thursday, March 22, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Memphis Marriott East, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Mike Brewer, vice president of Nike’s North America supply chain, will speak. Cost is $30 for members and $35 for nonmembers. Contact Ericka Milford at 543-3518 or firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
The Urban Child Institute will host an array of speakers for Brain Awareness Night Thursday, March 22, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the institute, 600 Jefferson Ave. To reserve a seat, contact Susan Day at email@example.com or 385-4242.
Rhodes College will continue its Communities in Conversation series with a lecture by Dr. Jane Landers titled “African Kingdoms, Black Republics and Free Black Towns in the Iberian Atlantic” Thursday, March 22, at 7 p.m. in Blount Auditorium of Buckman Hall on campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.
The In-Synk Business Growth series will continue Friday, March 23, from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Commercial Bank & Trust, 510 S. Mendenhall Road. The topic is “Would You Enthusiastically Rehire Your Team?” The cost is $49. Visit in-synkccc.eventbrite.com to register.
The Downtown Memphis Commission board of directors will meet Friday, March 23, at noon in at 114 N. Main St.
The Memphis Bar Association will accept applications for the 2012 High School Summer Law Intern Program through Friday, March 23. Students will work at least 60 hours June 4-29 and will receive a $500 stipend at the completion of the program. Interns will get experience at private firms, corporate law divisions and governmental law offices. Applications are available at www.memphisbar.org or by calling the MBA office at 527-3573.
Visible Music College will host its fifth annual pancake breakfast Saturday, March 24, from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Elliott’s Restaurant, 16 S. Second St. The event will feature live music, and all proceeds will benefit the college’s music business department. Cost is $7 for adults and $5 for students and children. For ticket information, call 381-3939.
The fourth annual Arts of March will be held Saturday, March 24, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 794 S. Cooper St. Proceeds will benefit public art and beautification projects in the Cooper-Young neighborhood. The event will include live music, beer, wine and food from restaurants in the neighborhood. Tickets at the door are $20 per person and $35 for couples. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.