VOL. 128 | NO. 65 | Wednesday, April 03, 2013
The Rotary Club of Memphis East will meet Wednesday, April 3, at noon at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. U.S. Sen. Bob Corker will speak. Cost is $17. R.S.V.P. to Lee Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, April 3, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. William Bussler will present “Our Place in the Universe.” Cost is $18 for nonmembers.
Memphis Child Advocacy Center will hold its annual Children’s Memorial Flag Raising ceremony Wednesday, April 3, at noon outside city hall, 125 N. Main St. The ceremony memorializes children who died in the past year from child abuse and neglect. Visit memphiscac.org.
Downtown Memphis Commission design review board will meet Wednesday, April 3, at 4 p.m. in the commission’s conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com for an agenda.
University of Memphis Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter and Students Advocating Service will host panel discussion titled “The Slums are Not Only in Third-World Countries” Wednesday, April 3, at 6 p.m. in the University Center theater, 499 University St. Panel members include Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. and local experts. Cost is free. Visit memphishabitat.com.
A sanitation workers’ strike commemoration and economic justice panel discussion, honoring the 45th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s work in Memphis, will be held Wednesday, April 3, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Mason Temple, 930 Mason St. Speakers include Martin Luther King III, Al Sharpton and Lee Saunders, president of the American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees. Visit memphis2013.org.
Public Relations Society of America Memphis chapter will host the Vox Awards, honoring the best public relations campaigns of 2012, Thursday, April 4, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Archer-malmo chief PR officer Naomi Bata will present the keynote. Cost is $50 for members and $60 for nonmembers. Visit prsavox.com.
The Daily News will host its Health Care Reform Seminar and panel discussion Thursday, April 4, at 3:30 p.m. in the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art auditorium, 1934 Poplar Ave. The seminar will address local concerns about the Affordable Care Act’s impact on the public and private sectors. Cost is $25. Visit seminars.memphisdailynews.com.