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VOL. 129 | NO. 40 | Thursday, February 27, 2014

Events

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Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will host a roundtable with Jana Cardona, executive director of Business Network International, Thursday, Feb. 27, from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at Cheffie’s Cafe, 483 High Point Terrace. The topic is “Strategy for Building a Solid Referral Business – Develop Your Referral Marketing Business Plan.” Cost at the door is $20. Visit sms-midsouth.org.

Church Health Center will host a heart health talk Thursday, Feb. 27, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Church Health Center Wellness, 1115 Union Ave. Topics include exercise, heart disease, healthy eating and more. Cost is free. Visit churchhealthcenter.org.

Temple Church of God in Christ will host the Conference on Family 2014 Friday, Feb. 28, through Sunday, March 2, at the church, 672 S. Lauderdale St. Benjamin Crump, the attorney who represented the family of Trayvon Martin, will speak Friday at 7 p.m. Other events include panels, awards and a Sunday worship service. Email dahall@templecogic.org.

The Downtown Memphis Commission will meet Friday, Feb. 28, at noon in the commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.

The University of Memphis will hold its Black History Month closing ceremony, featuring Shelby County Commissioner Henri Brooks, Friday, Feb. 28, at 1 p.m. in the University Center Theatre, 499 University St. Visit memphis.edu/multiculturalaffairs for details.

Rhodes College will host Ta-Nehisi Coates, senior editor for The Atlantic, Friday, Feb. 28, at 5:30 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom on campus, 2000 North Parkway. Coates will present “A Deeper Black: Race in America.” Cost is free. Visit rhodes.edu/memphiscenterconference for details.

The South Main Art Trolley Tour will be held Friday, Feb. 28, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the South Main Historic Arts District. Email info@southmainmemphis.net.

Painted Planet Artspace will host a Black History Art Show Friday, Feb. 28, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the gallery, 1015 S. Cooper St. Visit facebook.com/paintedplanetartspace.

Memphis Aerial Arts will present “The Great American Backyard” Friday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m. at Germantown Performing Arts Center, 1801 Exeter Road. The collaborative show features 30 aerialists, dancers, actors and gymnasts. Tickets are $15. Visit gpacweb.com.

Network of Memphis will meet Monday, March 3, at 5:30 p.m. at Dixie Cafe, 4699 Poplar Ave. The topic is “Women Entrepreneurs.” RSVP at networkmemphis.org or rsvp@networkmemphis.org by Friday, Feb. 28.

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