VOL. 129 | NO. 115 | Friday, June 13, 2014
The U.S. Attorney’s Office, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law and National Bar Association will hold a continuing legal education program titled “Remaking America: 50 Years of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act” Friday, June 13, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 1 N. Front St. Call 544-0122 for more information.
Literacy Mid-South will host its Literatini fundraiser Friday, June 13, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at The Booksellers at Laurelwood, 387 Perkins Road Extended. The event will include food, specialty martini samples, live music and an auction. Tickets are $50 per person or $75 per couple. Visit literacymidsouth.org.
The sixth annual Man of the House mentoring event for 12- to 18-year-old boys will be held Saturday, June 14, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the National Civil Rights Museum, 450 Mulberry St. Sheriff Bill Oldham and Memphis business leaders will speak at a “power lunch” at noon. Cost is free. Register at manofthehouse.net or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Access to Justice Committee will host a free Saturday legal clinic Saturday, June 14, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Volunteer attorneys provide free legal assistance on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit memphisbar.org.
Outdoors Inc. will hold its 33rd annual Canoe and Kayak Race on the Mississippi River Saturday, June 14, at 10 a.m. starting at the mouth of the Wolf River. A portion of proceeds benefits Church Health Center. Registration deadline is Friday, June 13. Visit outdoorsinc.com for a schedule.
Mercedes-Benz of Collierville will hold a grand opening celebration Saturday, June 14, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the dealership, 4651 S. Houston Levee Road. The event will include food, entertainment, games and more. Visit mbcollierville.com or call 877-695-7648.
The University of Tennessee at Martin will present a retirement planning workshop for those interested in learning about the six pieces of estate planning Monday, June 16, and June 23 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Bellevue Arlington church office, 11695 U.S. 70, suite 104. Cost is $59 for two people and includes both sessions and instructional materials. RSVP at utm.edu/departments/ecos/nondegree.php or 731-881-7082.