VOL. 128 | NO. 187 | Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Healthy Memphis Common Table, Healthy Shelby and Qsource will host Care About Your Care on Wednesday, Sept. 25, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in The University of Memphis Fogelman Executive Center, 330 Innovation Drive. The event focuses on how health care professionals can work together to improve care transitions to reduce avoidable hospital readmissions. Cost is free. Register at healthymemphis.org.
Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, Sept. 25, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Shelby County Commissioner Mike Ritz will speak. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.
The Greater Memphis Chamber will host an In the Mix networking event Wednesday, Sept. 25, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Levitt Shell, 1928 Poplar Ave. Member companies can receive four complimentary tickets; cost for nonmembers is $10. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will hold Hot Off the Presses: Fall Edition on Wednesday, Sept. 25, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Book publishers will share the titles set to be released this fall, and attendees can win advance copies of featured titles. Cost is free. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
The Church Health Center and The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host the 2013 Women’s Health Conference (“Our Bodies, Ourselves”) Thursday, Sept. 26, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the UT Alumni Center, 800 Madison Ave. Seating is limited. RSVP at churchhealthcenter.org/whcregistration or 701-2254.
Farmington Presbyterian Church will host a human-trafficking workshop with human rights advocate Rev. Noelle Damico Thursday, Sept. 26, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Balmoral Presbyterian Church, 6413 Quince Road. Damico will cover the forms of human trafficking, how it happens and how to take action against it. Cost is free. Email email@example.com.
The Downtown Memphis Commission board will meet Thursday, Sept. 26, at noon in the commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
The Marcus W. Orr Center for the Humanities at The University of Memphis will host Laurent DuBois of Duke University, presenting “The Banjo: Roots, Routes and Ideas About ‘America,’” Thursday, Sept. 26, at 5:30 p.m. in the University Center theater, 499 University St. The event will feature a performance by former National Bluegrass Banjo champion Randal Morton. Cost is free. Visit memphis.edu/moch for details.