VOL. 129 | NO. 28 | Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis will host An Evening With Fred Davis Tuesday, Feb. 11, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the organization’s Technical Training Center, 903 Walker Ave. Davis is a business leader who also served on the first Memphis City Council under the mayor-council form of government in 1967. Tickets are $100. Visit bgcm.org.
The Shelby County Trustee’s office will hold a Project H.O.M.E. (Home Ownership Made Easier) Financial Literacy workshop Tuesday, Feb. 11, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Glenview Community Center, 1141 S. Barksdale St. Attendees will learn budgeting basics and prepare a plan to pay delinquent taxes. Visit shelbycountytrustee.com.
The University of Memphis will host a talk by ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith Tuesday, Feb. 11, at 7 p.m. in the Michael D. Rose Theatre, 470 University St. Cost is free. Visit memphis.edu/multiculturalaffairs for a full schedule of Black History Month events.
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Feb. 12, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at DeVry University, 6401 Poplar Ave., sixth floor. Terri Murphy, president of Terri Murphy Communication and chief information officer for U.S. Learning, will present “Relationships & Romance: Both Require an ‘E’ Factor.” Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz.
Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, Feb. 12, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Steve Guinn, vice president of Highwoods Properties, will present “Real Estate Taxes: Memphis vs. Nashville.” Cost is $18 for nonmembers.
The Memphis chapter of the American Payroll Association will meet Thursday, Feb. 13, at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Jennifer Kiesewetter of Kiesewetter Law Firm will present “Employee vs. Independent Contractor: Worker Misclassification.” Cost is $20 for members and $30 for nonmembers. Visit memphisapa.org.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host “Whiskey, Wine & Chocolates” as part of the Cocktails in the Garden series Thursday, Feb. 13, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. Chocolatier Phillip Ashley will pair his creations from beverages ranging from whiskey to champagne. Cost is $25 for members, or $35 for nonmembers; reservations are required. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.