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1. Shelby Farms Draws $142 Million, 71-Acre Development -

Elmington Capital Group has submitted plans for a 71-acre senior housing, apartment and single-family development next to Shelby Farms Park. Dwell at Shelby Farms is a new $142 million development to be located on the north side of Raleigh-LaGrange Road near the intersections of Trinity and Fischer Steel roads.

2. Court Square Sleep Inn To Rebrand With Renovation -

Summit Management Corp., the owners of the Sleep Inn at Court Square, announced they will convert their 40 N. Front St. location into a Moxy Hotel – a Marriott International Inc. “experiential” hotel brand.

3. Sleep Inn at Court Square Rebranding With Renovations -

Summit Management Corp., the owners of the Sleep Inn at Court Square, announced they will convert their 40 N. Front St. location into a Moxy Hotel – a Marriott International Inc. “experiential” hotel brand.

4. Court Square Sleep Inn to Rebrand, Undergo $3M in Renovations -

Summit Management Corporation, the owners of the Sleep Inn at Court Square, announced they will convert their 40 N. Front St. location in to a Moxy Hotel – a Marriott International Inc. “experiential” hotel brand.

5. Wright Investments To Buy Up to $400M in Hotels -

Wright Investments, a Memphis-based hotel management, investment and project management company, is planning to acquire up to $400 million in hotel properties over the next two to three years by investing the firm’s newly raised Hospitality Opportunity Fund II.

6. Hotel Management Co. to Buy Up to $400M in Properties -

Wright Investments, a Memphis-based hotel management, investment and project management company, is planning to acquire up to $400 million in hotel properties over the next two to three years by investing the firm’s newly raised Hospitality Opportunity Fund II.

7. New York Firm Pays $23M for 3 Germantown Hotels -

7750 Wolf River Blvd., 9314 Poplar Pike and 9320 Poplar Pike, Germantown, TN 38138 | Sale Amount: $23 million

Sale Date: April 28, 2017

8. Another Bid From China for US Hotel; $6.5B for Hilton Stake -

NEW YORK (AP) – HNA Group is snapping up a 25 percent ownership stake of the Hilton hotel chain for about $6.5 billion, the latest attempt by a Chinese interest to acquire real estate in the U.S.

9. Marriott Receives Final Approval Needed for Starwood Buyout -

NEW YORK (AP) – Chinese antitrust regulators have approved Marriott's buyout of Starwood, marking the final approval needed for the deal to close.

Marriott International Inc. and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. expect to close the deal before the market opens on Friday.

10. Memphis Consultant Says Airport Area ‘Gone’ for Hotel Development -

One of the last remaining hotels near Memphis International Airport has sold in foreclosure for the second time in less than five years.

Chuck Pinkowski, a local hotel consultant with Pinkowski & Co., said that a multimillion-dollar renovation couldn’t save the Holiday Inn from a declining hotel market.

11. Hotels Woo Guests to Book Directly Online With Discounts -

NEW YORK (AP) – Hotels are getting more aggressive in their fight to get travelers to book reservations directly with them instead of through online travel agencies such as Expedia and Priceline.

12. Five Mud Island Proposals Go Public -

A Memphis resort hotel group headed by mortgage banker and hotel manager Paul Westphal is proposing a 500-room resort hotel and spa in Mud Island River Park that would incorporate the island’s River Walk in its lobby.

13. Marriott Becomes World's Largest Hotelier, Buying Starwood -

NEW YORK (AP) — Hotel behemoth Marriott International is becoming even larger, taking over rival chain Starwood in a $12.2 billion deal that will catapult it to become the world's largest hotelier by a wide margin.

14. Carnival Aims to Launch Miami to Cuba Cruises in May -

The world's largest cruise company could be heading to Cuba.

Starting in May, Carnival Corp. plans to offer trips from Miami to the Caribbean island nation, the company announced Tuesday. Carnival says it would become the first American cruise company to visit Cuba since the 1960 trade embargo. The trips will be through its new brand, fathom, which focuses on trips where passengers sail to a destination in order to volunteer there.

15. What's in a Hotel Name? Guests Try to Decipher the Mystery -

NEW YORK (AP) – Today's traveler faces a bewildering choice of hotel brands with similar-sounding and confusing names. Want to stay at a Hyatt? Take your pick. There's Hyatt Regency, Park Hyatt, Grand Hyatt, Hyatt House, Hyatt Place and, coming soon, Hyatt Centric.

16. This Week in Memphis History: March 20-26 -

1980: Frank Marino and Mahogany Rush headlined at the Mid-South Coliseum at the top of a busy bill that included a reformed Humble Pie led by Steve Marriott, Mother’s Finest and Angel.

17. Events -

Midtown Memphis Development Corp. will present the inaugural Mojo of Midtown Awards Wednesday, March 25, at 6 p.m. at Circuit Playhouse, 51 S. Cooper St. The awards honor individuals and organizations whose contributions benefit Midtown Memphis. Tickets are $35 in advance or $40 at the door. Email Sam Goff at sam@i-bankonline.com or George Larrimore at gmlarrimore@yahoo.com.

18. LGBT-Owned Businesses Get Diversity Boost -

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – As a Mexican-American woman who started her own consulting firm in Los Angeles, accountant Sonia Luna has taken advantage of programs aimed at helping minority- and women-owned businesses compete for government and corporate contracts. But increasingly, the fact that Luna also is a lesbian entrepreneur hasn't hurt either.

19. US Companies Eager to Embrace Cuba Face Hurdles -

WASHINGTON (AP) – Cargill aims to sell more corn and soybeans. MasterCard covets another site for Americans to swipe credit cards. Marriott sees beachfront property that needs hotels.

And outside Orlando, Florida, Danny Howell just knows there would be demand for his classic Chevrolet parts.

20. If You Don’t Come Across … -

Ten years ago this month, as I was immersing myself into the nuances of cruciverbalism – the art of writing crosswords – these lines came to me:

“If you don’t come across, I’m gonna be down/Your love to me is a mystery and the clues are all around.” (I know, that’s songwriting, not puzzle-writing, but stay with me on this.)

21. Skip Check-In; Latest Hotel Room Key is Your Phone -

NEW YORK (AP) – Hotels don't want guests to have to linger at the front desk – or even stop by at all.

New programs are helping speed up the check-in process for busy travelers, or in at least one case, letting them go straight to their rooms by using their smartphone to unlock doors.

22. Events -

Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, April 15, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. James Silkenat, president of the American Bar Association, will speak. Cost is $20 at the door. Advance RSVP is required to taylor@memphisrotary.org.

23. Events -

Methodist South Hospital will host a stroke support group meeting for survivors and caregivers Monday, April 14, at 5:30 p.m. in the outpatient rehabilitation center, 1251 Wesley Drive, suite 141. Occupational therapists Maggie Lewis and Patricia Morgan will present “Occupational Therapy: Living life to its fullest.” Email patricia.morgan@mlh.org or rushali.naik@mlh.org.

24. Obama Asks CEOs for Help Hiring Long-Term Jobless -

WASHINGTON (AP) – Confronting an economic recovery slowed by persistent joblessness, President Barack Obama on Friday won commitments from nearly 300 companies to reach out to the nearly 4 million Americans who have been jobless for half a year or more.

25. Events -

The Memphis chapter International Association of Administrative Professionals will meet Monday, Nov. 11, at 6 p.m. at the Memphis Marriott East, 5795 Poplar Ave. Cost is $22. RSCP to sharon.gardner@asentinel.com or 752-6213.

26. Events -

The West Tennessee Home Builders Association will hold the 2013 Fall Vesta Home Show Saturday, Nov. 9, to Dec. 1 at the St. James Place development in Germantown. General admission is $12. Visit vestahomeshow.com for hours and parking information.

27. Events -

In-Synk and The Daily News will host a Leadership Lunch & Learn book review and discussion on Sheryl Sandberg’s “Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead” Friday, Sept. 6, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Triumph Bank board room, 5699 Poplar Ave. Cost is $20. Visit seminars.memphisdailynews.com.

28. Aerotropolis Manager Bowman Completes Delta Leadership Program -

Chad Bowman, aerotropolis project manager for the Memphis and Shelby County Division of Planning and Development, has graduated from the Delta Leadership Institute Executive Academy, a yearlong Delta Regional Authority program designed to foster collaborative initiatives across the Delta region.

29. Improving Real Estate Metrics Offer Hope -

The 2013 countywide reappraisal resulted in a historic drop in property values, but improving real estate metrics are providing a glimmer of hope for the local economy.

That was the message industry professionals heard Thursday, July 25, at real estate information company Chandler Reports’ 2013 Mid-Year Master Your Market seminar at the Memphis Marriott East.

30. Events -

National Hispanic Professional Organization-Memphis will meet Thursday, July 11, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Nancy Coffee, president and CEO of the New Memphis Institute, will speak. Cost is free for members and $20 for nonmembers. R.S.V.P. to info@nhpomemphis.us or 466-6476.

31. Events -

The Memphis Chapter International Association of Administrative Professionals will meet Monday, July 8, at 6 p.m. at Memphis Marriott East, 5795 Poplar Ave. Monica Everrett, human resources training coordinator at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, will present “Dressing Smart.” Cost is $22. R.S.V.P. to nicole.huss@ipaper.com or 419-4818.

32. Events -

The Daily News’ offices will be closed Thursday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. Offices will reopen Friday, July 5, at 8:30 a.m. and remain open during normal business hours.

33. Events -

The Downtown Memphis Commission design review board will meet Wednesday, July 3, at 4 p.m. in the commission’s conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.

34. Events -

Memphis Area Legal Services, AutoZone Inc. and Bass, Berry & Sims PLC will hold the fifth annual pro bono legal clinic for Memphis-area seniors Tuesday, July 2, from 10 a.m. to noon at Orange Mound Senior Center, 2590 Park Ave. The free clinic offers seniors legal advice and helps in the preparation of wills, advanced care plans and more. Call Linda Warren Seely at 523-8822.

35. Events -

The Daily News will present Literatini, benefiting Literacy Mid-South, Thursday, June 13, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at The Booksellers at Laurelwood, 387 Perkins Road Extended. The event will include martinis and food, an auction, live music and a wine pull. Tickets are $50 per person or $75 per couple. Visit literacymidsouth.org.

36. Events -

The University of Memphis Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation will host a business boot camp information meeting for active and retired military personnel Monday, June 10, at 5 p.m. at the Family & Support Service Center on the Naval Support Activity Mid-South base, 5722 Integrity Drive. The boot camp kicks off with skills-building classes Saturday, June 22, at The University of Memphis. For details, email kcnklnpn@memphis.edu or call 678-5266.

37. Events -

The Memphis Chapter International Association of Administrative Professionals will meet Monday, May 13, at 6 p.m. at Memphis Marriott East, 5795 Poplar Ave. Melissa Webb, president of the IAAP Desoto chapter, will present “Constructing Your Career – Getting to the Heart.” Cost is $22. R.S.V.P. to sharon.gardner@asentinel..

38. Events -

National Hispanic Professional Organization-Memphis will meet Thursday, May 16, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Speakers include Larry Jensen, president and CEO of Cushman & Wakefield/Commercial Advisors LLC, and representatives from Washington think tank Excelencia in Education. Cost is free for members and $20 for nonmembers. R.S.V.P. to info@nhpomemphis.us or 466-6476.

39. Events -

ArtsMemphis will present the Stax to the Max music festival Saturday, April 27, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. outside the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, 926 E. McLemore St. Admission to the festival is free; discounted museum tickets are $2 between noon and 5 p.m. Visit staxmuseum.com.

40. Events -

The Memphis Lawyers’ Chapter and University of Memphis Law Students’ Chapter of the Federalist Society will host a panel titled “Current Proposals to Change the Electoral College System” Thursday, April 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 1 N. Front St. Cost is free. Email gregory.grisham@jacksonlewis.com or call 462-2616.

41. Events -

Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will meet Wednesday, April 17, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Mignonne Wright, president of Macadvantage, will present “Think Big. Make Love.” Cost in advance is free for members and $25 for nonmembers; cost at the door is $30. Visit sms-midsouth.org.

42. Events -

New Ballet Ensemble will present Springloaded Friday, April 12, through Sunday, April 14, at Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper St. The annual event fuses ballet, contemporary and urban dance with works by local and guest choreographers. Visit nbespringloaded13.eventbrite.com for times and tickets.

43. Events -

The Memphis Chapter International Association of Administrative Professionals will meet Monday, April 8, at 6 p.m. at Memphis Marriott East, 5795 Poplar Ave. Tammie Vogel of International Paper will present “Where Do I Fit? Admins in a Team Environment.” Cost is $22. R.S.V.P. to sharon.gardner@asentinel.com or 752-6213.

44. Events -

In-Synk and The Daily News will host a Leadership Lunch & Learn about Daniel Pink’s book “To Sell is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others” Friday, April 5, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Triumph Bank board room, 5699 Poplar Ave. Cost is $20. Register at in-synksellhuman.eventbrite.com.

45. Events -

The Memphis Chapter International Association of Administrative Professionals will meet Monday, March 11, at 6 p.m. at Memphis Marriott East, 5795 Poplar Ave. IAAP past president Jane Bratton, executive assistant at Smith & Nephew, will present “The Multi-Manager Admin: Tips for Working for Multiple Executives.” Cost is $22. R.S.V.P. to sharon.gardner@asentinel.com or 752-6213.

46. Events -

The Brew Movement Against Multiple Sclerosis will hold the fourth annual Beauty in the Eye of the Beer Holder fundraiser for the Mid South Chapter of the National MS Society Thursday, March 14, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Memphis Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central Ave. Attendees can sample unique homebrews created for the event, craft beers and microbrews. Tickets are $30. Visit msbrewmovement.org.

47. Events -

The Southern Women’s Show will be held Friday, March 8, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, March 9, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, March 10, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Agricenter International, 7777 Walnut Grove Road. Tickets at the door are $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 6 to 12. Visit southernwomensshow.com.

48. Events -

The Association of Fundraising Professionals will meet Thursday, March 7, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Thomas Center at Christian Brothers University, 650 East Parkway S. Mike Bruns, board chairman for Youth Villages and the Church Health Center, will discuss board engagement and fundraising. Cost is $15 for AFP members and $25 for nonmembers. Register at afpmemphis.org.

49. Events -

Memphis International Auto Show will be held Friday, Jan. 18, through Sunday, Jan. 20, at Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Visit memphis-autoshow.com for times and tickets.

50. Events -

Black Business Association of Memphis will meet Thursday, Jan. 17, at 8 a.m. at the Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale St. Ricky Tucker of Rix International will speak, and a light breakfast will be served. Visit bbamemphis.com.

51. Events -

The Memphis Chapter International Association of Administrative Professionals will meet Monday, Jan. 14, at 6 p.m. at Memphis Marriott East, 5795 Poplar Ave. Pamela D. Pitts, financial adviser with Waddell & Reed Inc., will discuss financial planning and investments. Cost is $22. R.S.V.P. to Sharon Gardner at sharon.gardner@asentinel.com or 752-6213.

52. Events -

The Circuit Playhouse and Hattiloo Theatre will present “The Mountaintop” Friday, Jan. 18, through Feb. 10 at Circuit, 51 S. Cooper St. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org for times and tickets.

53. Events -

Memphis Brooks Museum of Art will screen the British Arrows Awards Friday, Jan. 11, at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. at the museum, 1930 Poplar Ave. Tickets, which include admission to Brooks’ Mod Party from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., are $25 for members of the museum or the Memphis Advertising Federation and $30 for nonmembers. Additional screenings are Saturday, Jan. 12, and Sunday, Jan. 13, at 2 p.m. Cost is $6 for members and $8 for nonmembers. Visit brooksmuseum.org.

54. Events -

Rhodes College and Christian Brothers University will commemorate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Thursday, Jan. 10, at 1 p.m. in the Spain Auditorium at CBU, 650 East Parkway S. Civil rights activist Ann Sullivan will speak, and the Memphis Police Department Peacemakers will sing. Visit rhodes.edu or cbu.edu.

55. Events -

Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. will present the State of the City address at the Kiwanis Club of Memphis meeting Wednesday, Jan. 9, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Cost is $18 for nonmembers. R.S.V.P. to bethhaag@comcast.net.

56. Events -

The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law will host student loan expert Heather Jarvis Tuesday, Jan. 8, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the school’s Wade Auditorium, 1 N. Front St. Jarvis’ seminar is part of a workshop for second- and third-year law students. Visit memphis.edu/law for details.

57. Soccer Effect -

Like so many good ideas, the one for the Mike Rose Soccer Complex had buy-in from several quarters.

The late John C. Talley developed the business plan. Then Shelby County Mayor Jim Rout supported the concept.

58. Gaylord Shareholders Vote to Reorganize as Investment Trust -

NASHVILLE (AP) – Gaylord Entertainment Company shareholders have approved a plan to reorganize as a real estate investment trust and turn over management of its four resort properties to Marriot International Inc.

59. Business Honors -

Thirteen Memphis-based companies can officially claim to be among the fastest-growing in the U.S.

That’s according to Inc. Magazine, which put them on its annual Inc. 500|5000 list, an exclusive ranking the magazine published a few days ago that honors the fastest-growing companies by measuring their percentage growth in revenue over a three-year period.

60. Events -

The Arc Mid-South will hold a self-advocacy workshop and panel discussion for individuals with disabilities Monday, July 30, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library meeting room A, 3030 Poplar Ave. R.S.V.P. to bcarter@thearcmidsouth.org or ljones@thearcmidsouth.org.

61. Gaylord Entertainment Sells Hotel Brand to Marriott -

Grand Ole Opry owner Gaylord Entertainment has agreed to sell its hotel brand and the rights to manage its four hotels to Marriott for $210 million in cash.

The deal announced Thursday follows six months of reviewing options for its business. It will still own the four hotels it’s letting Marriott manage. By handing over day-to-day control of the hotels to Marriott, Gaylord expects to save between $33 million and $40 million a year.

62. Events -

The Memphis chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals will meet Monday, March 12, at 6 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Lenny Johnson, an independent consultant, will discuss public speaking. Cost is $22. For reservations, contact Sharon Gardner at sharon.gardner@asentinel.com or 752-6213.

63. Room Service -

The good news for the local hotel industry is that last year notched the most rooms ever sold on a daily basis with 4.8 million – 115,628 more than 2010 and 76,780 more than the previous high set in 2007.

64. Applying Pressure -

On Super Bowl Sunday, a group of 20 people huddled near a set of about as many tents on the Civic Center Plaza – the part of the Main Street Mall that is home to City Hall as well as the county, state and federal buildings.

65. Heart of Memphis -

The day before Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam was the keynote speaker this summer at the Downtown Memphis Commission’s 2011 Annual Luncheon, he went for a jog in Nashville wearing his “Believe Memphis” Grizzlies T-shirt.

66. Davidson Hotels Relocating to Atlanta -

Officials with Davidson Hotels & Resorts, one of the nation’s largest independent hotel management companies, announced Monday, Oct. 17, the company will relocate its headquarters from Memphis to Atlanta.

67. Davidson Hotels Relocating to Atlanta -

Officials with Davidson Hotels & Resorts, one of the nation’s largest independent hotel management companies, announced Monday, Oct. 17, the company will relocate its headquarters from Memphis to Atlanta.

68. Summit Touts Return of Demand -

“Demand is back” was the theme at the ninth annual Southern Lodging Summit held Downtown this week at The Peabody hotel and the Memphis Cook Convention Center.

Hoteliers and industry execs gathered for the 2011 Summit, which was organized by the Metropolitan Memphis Hotel & Lodging Association and hotel consulting firm Pinkowski & Co.

69. Int’l Folk Alliance Conference Announces Keynote Speaker -

The Folk Alliance International has announced that Bob Lefsetz will be the featured keynote speaker at the 24th annual International Folk Alliance Conference at the Downtown Marriott, 250 N. Main St., Feb. 22-26.

70. Sony, Epsilon Execs Support Data Breach Bill -

WASHINGTON (AP) – Top executives from Sony and online marketing firm Epsilon told lawmakers Thursday that they support federal legislation that would require companies to promptly notify consumers if their personal information is stolen or exposed by a data breach.

71. World of Opportunities -

Belgium’s ambassador to the U.S. is in the city Wednesday to begin several days of business conferences that are at the heart of the origins of the Memphis in May International Festival.

The festival was founded in the mid-1970s as a way to promote business ties between the city and the honored countries. Belgium is this year’s honored country.

72. ‘Door Opener’ -

Friday night the first notes of Memphis In May’s weekend-long Beale Street Music Festival will sound in Tom Lee Park, but businesses near and far also hope to strike a chord.

73. Belgium Biz Opportunities Explored at MIM Luncheon -

A May 5 seminar and luncheon at the Memphis Marriott East will promote foreign investment in Belgium, the honored country at this year’s Memphis in May International Festival.

The event at the Memphis Marriott East, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd., continues the festival’s tradition of promoting business ties with the honored country.

74. Folk Alliance Conference Announces 2011 Speakers -

The 23rd Annual International Folk Alliance Conference has announced keynote speakers and award winners for its 2011 gathering.

Keynote speakers will include musician David Bromberg, Jayhawks founder Mark Olson, and Elektra Records founder Jac Holzman.

75. First Horizon Board Member Simon Cooper Resigns -

MEMPHIS (AP) – Regional bank First Horizon National Corp. said it has been notified that board member Simon Cooper plans to resign.

76. Mark Olson to Give Keynote at Folk Alliance Conference -

Folk Alliance International has announced a second keynote speaker for the group’s 2011 International Folk Alliance Conference coming in Memphis in February.

Folk musician Mark Olson, who helped form The Jayhawks in 1985, will be a featured speaker along with David Bromberg, who has played as a session musician for artists like Bob Dylan, The Eagles, Ringo Starr and Willie Nelson.

77. Bromberg Headlines Folk Conference -

Folk musician David Bromberg will be the featured keynote speaker for the 2011 International Folk Alliance Conference on February 16 in Memphis.

In addition to his solo career, Bromberg has played as a session musician for artists like Bob Dylan, The Eagles, Ringo Starr and Willie Nelson. In 2002, he moved to Delaware to establish David Bromberg Fine Violins, an instrument retail and repair shop.

78. Events -

The Madison Hotel will host Smoking Up High: High-Class, Low-Key, a monthly rooftop cigar event, Monday from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the rooftop of the hotel, 79 Madison Ave. The event will feature a selection of cigars from the Mix Cigar Emporium, a cash bar and tapas. For reservations, call 333-1224.

79. ‘Ways to Win’ Seminar Planned for July 14 -

The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International and the Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will hold a half-day summer marketing seminar and luncheon July 14.

The “Ways to Win in 2010” seminar will feature a variety of speakers sharing their marketing strategies.

80. Events -

The Shelby County Joint Economic and Community Development Board will meet today at 9 a.m. at the Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center, 3663 Appling Road. For more information, call 545-4301.

81. Events -

Talk Shoppe will present “How to Avoid Being Victimized by Business and Real Estate Scams” today from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call Jo Garner at 482-0354.

82. Marriott Q2 Profit Declines 76 Percent -

NEW YORK (AP) - As businesses continued to scale back on travel in the recession, Marriott International Inc.'s second-quarter profit fell 76 percent.

83. Events -

The Shelby County Board of Commissioners will hold committee meetings today beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. For more information, call Steve Summerall at 545-4301.

84. DRA Soon to Host Regional Conference In Memphis -

The Delta Regional Authority will host its 2009 annual conference in Memphis, a city that serves as a commercial and cultural hub for the Mississippi Delta.

The conference will be titled “Models of Success” because of Memphis’ position in multimodal and transportation industries, two focal points for the Clarksdale, Miss.-based Delta Regional Authority.

85. Meyers, Folk Alliance Prepare For Industry Eyes to Turn to Memphis -

Roger McGuinn, the former lead singer and guitarist for the popular 1960s folk group The Byrds, once reminded his listeners “to everything there is a season” in the group’s 1966 song “Turn, Turn, Turn.”

86. Leonard Joins Madison Hotel As Director of Sales -

Liese Leonard recently joined the Madison Hotel as director of sales.

Leonard is responsible for overseeing all internal and external sales efforts for the hotel including developing new accounts, maintaining existing accounts and supervising all sales and catering associates.

87. Events -

The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop titled “Your Nonprofit Business Model: Good to Great” today from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Alliance office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. The facilitator will be Richard Brewster. Cost is $89 for Program for Nonprofit Excellence participants, $99 for members and $150 for nonmembers. For reservations, e-mail adeberry@npexcellence.org, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.

88. Service Sector Shrinks as New Orders Fall in Nov. -

NEW YORK (AP) - The U.S. service sector contracted dramatically in November, as employment, new orders and prices fell precipitously, hurting retailers, hotels and other industries.

The Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing executives, said Wednesday that its services sector index fell to 37.3 in November from 44.4 in October. It was far below the reading of 42 expected by Wall Street economists surveyed by Thomson Reuters.

89. First Horizon In Spotlight at Tues. Shareholders Mtg. -

Shareholders of First Horizon National Corp. will put the Memphis-based financial services company under close scrutiny this week.

The first big opportunity comes Tuesday, when the company's 2008 annual meeting of shareholders convenes in the auditorium of the First Tennessee Building at 165 Madison Ave. Several things are on the agenda for that meeting, including the election of four Class III directors and one Class II director and a vote to approve the declassification of the company's board of directors.

90. Folk Conference To Bring Musicians -

Singer-songwriter Olga Mathus moved to Memphis from New Orleans not long after Hurricane Katrina struck the Crescent City in August 2005. A slender, blonde chanteuse with a soulful, sometimes husky, blues voice, Olga - as she's widely known - encountered a music scene vastly different from the one she left behind.

91. Regional Logistics Council Looks to '08 -

Formed three years ago to address Memphis' ever-growing and ever-changing role in global distribution and logistics, the Regional Logistics Council will close the books on 2007 - and look ahead to 2008 - at its quarterly meeting Thursday.

92. Events -

The Church Health Center will hold an infant-massage workshop today at 10:30 a.m. at Hope & Healing, 1115 Union Ave. The workshop is $10 for the public and free to Hope & Healing members. For more information, call Heidi Leyshon at 259-4673 or visit www.churchhealthcenter.org.

93. Best Western Seeks to Enter Business Travel Market -

NEW YORK (Dow Jones/AP) - Best Western International aims to be a new competitor in lodging for business travel with a new prototype dubbed "Atria."

It's a new direction for Best Western, known for catering to mainly leisure travelers in the mid-scale market. And, the new prototype comes at a time when there is increasing competition to customize offerings for business travelers, who continue to be a core client base for the hotel industry.

94. Events -

The Friends of Poplar-White Station Branch Library will present The Second Thursday Community Lecture Series today at 11:30 a.m. at the library, 5094 Poplar Ave. The topic will be "Optional Schools and Guidance Innovations." The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call the library at 682-1616.

95. Events -

The National Association of Women Business Owners will host "Our Journey: The Road to Success" today from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave. RSVP to 844-3738.

The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon in The Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 255 N. Main St. The event is $18. RSVP to Taylor Hughes at 526-1318 or taylor@memphisrotary.org.

96. Events -

City Council committee meetings will be held today at 8:30 a.m. at City Hall, 125 N. Main St. In addition, the full City Council will meet Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. at City Hall. For more information, call 576-6786.

97. Folk Alliance ConferenceScheduled for February -      The Memphis-based North American Folk Music and Dance Alliance has scheduled its 2008 International Folk Alliance Conference for Feb. 20-24 at the Downtown Marriott in Memphis.
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The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop titled "What If...? Crisis Management and Disaster Planning for Nonprofits" today from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Assisi Foundation of Memphis Inc., 515 Erin Drive. The event is $99 for members and $150 for nonmembers.

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The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop titled "What If...? Crisis Management and Disaster Planning for Nonprofits" Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Assisi Foundation of Memphis Inc., 515 Erin Drive. The event is $99 for members and $150 for nonmembers.

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The Memphis Potters' Guild presents its annual Spring Show & Sale today through Sunday at The Memphis Botanic Garden at 750 Cherry Road in Audubon Park. The opening reception will be today from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The show is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call 458-2354.