LaunchMemphis will host Risk City: Global Entrepreneurship Week 2012 programs and networking events Monday, Nov. 12, through Friday, Nov. 16, at multiple Memphis locations. The global event connects entrepreneurs with potential resources and collaborators. Visit launchmemphis.com for a schedule.
U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen will host his fourth annual Veterans Day luncheon Monday, Nov. 12, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at BRIDGES, 477 N. Fifth St. Cohen will discuss pending legislation affecting veterans, and caseworkers will be on hand to answer questions about benefits and services.
Memphis Urban League will hold its annual empowerment luncheon Monday, Nov. 12, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The theme is “Something is Happening in Memphis.” Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Memphis will hold a graduate school recruitment fair Monday, Nov. 12, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Michael D. Rose Theatre on campus. Visit memphis.edu/truebluefuture or call 678-4212.
The Memphis Chapter International Association of Administrative Professionals will hold its annual fundraiser and silent auction Monday, Nov. 12, at 6 p.m. at Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Cost is $22, and proceeds benefit the IAAP student chapter and education initiatives. R.S.V.P. to Sharon Gardner at email@example.com or 752-6213.
Rhodes College will host Hebrew University of Jerusalem professor Dr. Robert Wistrich as part of its Communities in Conversation series Monday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m. at the Jewish Community Center, 6560 Poplar Ave. Wistrich is an expert on anti-Semitism and the Holocaust. Visit rhodes.edu.
The Orpheum Theatre will host Blue Man Group Tuesday, Nov. 13, through Nov. 18 at the theater, 203 S. Main St. Visit orpheum-memphis.com or call 525-3000 for showtimes and tickets.
Memphis Center City Revenue Finance Corp. will meet Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 9 a.m. in the board’s office in The Crump Building, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
The University of Memphis Institute for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership, The Community Foundation of Greater Memphis and United Way of the Mid-South will hold a 2013 grant cycle interest meeting focused on applicant matchmaking Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 8:30 a.m. in the university’s University Center River Room. Applications for the capacity-building and small grants are due Jan. 31. Visit memphis.edu/scgrants for program details.