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1. New Construction North Of State Line Highlights Busy Q4
- Friday, March 2, 2018
A flurry of large-scale build-to-suit projects north of the Tennessee-Mississippi state line – the first of their kind in a decade – capped off a busy 2017 for the Memphis industrial market, which closed the fourth quarter with 665,896 square feet of net absorption, according to Cushman & Wakefield/Commercial Advisors’ latest Marketbeat report.
- Monday, January 29, 2018
The National Civil Rights Museum will exhibit “From the Vault: Art in Action,” a collection of fine art in expression of civil rights protests, through Monday, Jan. 29, at 450 Mulberry St. The exhibition features pieces from the museum vault, many never displayed before, that represent resistance and actions through demonstrations and collective marching. Included with regular museum admission. Visit civilrightsmuseum.org.
- Saturday, January 27, 2018
Novel will host Wintrell Pittman, author of the “Children of the World” book series, for a discussion and book signing Saturday, Jan. 27, at 2 p.m. at 387 Perkins Road Extended. The 12-book series uses crayon characters to teach children basic morals and values while enhancing reading and comprehension skills. Visit novelmemphis.com.
4. Spikner Plans Shipping-Container Apartment Complex
- Monday, December 4, 2017
126 N Bellevue Blvd.,
Memphis, TN 38104
Application Date: Dec. 20, 2017
5. Downtown Office Market Picking Up, Industrial Market Could Get Hotter
- Saturday, August 20, 2016
Memphis’ office and industrial markets saw strong second quarters, with increased absorption and positive outlooks for the rest of the year.
The quarter was dominated by ServiceMaster Global Holdings’ announcement that it was moving its headquarters from East Memphis to the shuttered Peabody Place mall. The home services and tech company will transform the former mall into a $27 million, Class A office building.
6. Local Green News Piles Up, From Shelby Farms to CBU
- Saturday, July 11, 2015
Chelsea Avenue Floodwall Becomes ‘Permission Wall’: The city’s renaissance of murals is taking a different form on the section of North Memphis floodwalls that are a border of sorts for the still developing Chelsea Greenline.
7. This week in Memphis history: April 18-24
- Saturday, April 19, 2014
1984: On the front page of The Daily News: Studebaker’s was about to open in the Overton Square space that had been Playhouse on the Square. The Dallas-based chain of diners featured a Memphis version that was heavy on the neon and Elvis and 1950s nostalgia decor with waitresses in poodle skirts or cheerleader outfits and doormen with white sports coats and carnations.
8. Former Ike’s on Summer Sells for $2.7 Million
- Monday, May 27, 2013
4569 Summer Ave. Memphis, TN 38122
Sale Amount: $2.7 million
Sale Date: May 17, 2013
9. Auto Garage Owner Files Loan on Property
- Wednesday, May 22, 2013
The owner of the automobile service garage at 615 W. Poplar Ave. in Collierville has filed a $418,000 loan on the property.
- Saturday, December 15, 2012
The Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County will host Vaccination Station, a low-cost pet vaccination event, Saturday, Dec. 15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the southwest corner of Linden Avenue and Lauderdale Street. Visit memphishumane.org for a list of vaccinations and costs.
- Saturday, December 8, 2012
LightWave Solar will host a lunch & learn titled “How Solar Can Work for Your Home or Business” Friday, Dec. 14, from noon to 1 p.m. in the River Tower at South Bluffs clubhouse, 655 Riverside Drive. R.S.V.P. to Grace Robertson at email@example.com or 615-641-4050, ext. 104.
- Monday, September 17, 2012
The Federalist Society Memphis Lawyers’ Chapter and University of Memphis Law Students’ Chapter will present a free Constitution Day program Monday, Sept. 17, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 1 N. Front St. Pepperdine University professor Dr. Gordon Lloyd will speak. R.S.V.P. to Greg Grisham at firstname.lastname@example.org or 462-2616.
- Wednesday, September 12, 2012
The Tennessee Society for Human Resource Management will hold its 2012 conference and exposition Wednesday, Sept. 12, through Friday, Sept. 14, at Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Visit tnshrmconf.com for a schedule.
- Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Forest Hill Funeral Home and Cemeteries will hold a Sept. 11 memorial service Tuesday, Sept. 11, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in its Bartlett chapel, 2440 Whitten Road. Visit foresthillfh.com.
15. First Tennessee Unit to Move Downtown
- Friday, September 7, 2012
First Tennessee Bank is preparing its Downtown Memphis headquarters for occupancy of one of its units.
- Thursday, May 31, 2012
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC will hold a labor and employment breakfast briefing Thursday, May 31, from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Holiday Inn, 280 Marathon Way in Southaven. Brent E. Siler and Robert Williams will present “Top Ten Employer Mistakes in Employee Leave Issues.” Registration begins at 8 a.m. Cost is free. Email email@example.com.
- Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Talk Shoppe and the Small Business Chamber will present “Speed Networking at Supersonic Speeds: Build Relationships With Other Top Business People” Wednesday, May 30, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Drive. Call Jo Garner at 482-0354.
- Monday, May 28, 2012
The Daily News’ offices will be closed Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day. Offices reopen at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 29, and will remain open during normal business hours.
The Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs will host a Memorial Day service Monday, May 28, at 11 a.m. at West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery, 4000 Forest Hill-Irene Road. Visit tn.gov/veteran for details.
- Thursday, March 17, 2011
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC will present a breakfast seminar titled “Covenants Not To Compete: Managing Restrictions and Expectations,” Thursday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. at its office at 165 Madison Ave., 20th floor. For more information or to register, contact Nicolette Thomas at 577-2328 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Tuesday, November 30, 2010
The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation will hold a green certification workshop Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Marriott Memphis Downtown, 250 N. Main St. The workshop will discuss a state green certification program for the tourism and travel industry. To register, contact Patricia Gray at 615-741-9004 or email@example.com.
- Monday, November 29, 2010
The WRVR Toy Truck will collect new toys and gifts to benefit children served by Porter-Leath Monday through Dec. 3 from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Bud Davis Cadillac, 5433 Poplar Ave. For more information about the toy drive or how to donate, call 577-2500, ext. 1167, or visit www.porterleath.org.
- Friday, November 26, 2010
The Memphis Turkey Trot Four Miler and Two Mile Turkey Leg Relay will be held Thursday at 9 a.m. at Shelby Farms. To register or for more information including a course map, visit www.memphisturkeytrot.racesonline.com.
- Tuesday, November 9, 2010
The Center City Revenue Finance Corp. will meet Tuesday at 9 a.m. at 114 N. Main St. For more information, call 575-0540.
- Monday, November 8, 2010
The Memphis Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals will meet Monday at 6 p.m. at International Paper, Tower 3, 6420 Poplar Ave. The program is the annual Margarette Bibb Event to benefit the IAAP Retirement Trust Foundation. Cost is $20. For reservations, call Demetria Sturgis at 448-5529.
- Friday, October 29, 2010
The Small Business Chamber Breakfast Club will meet Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Office Suites Plus, 6000 Poplar Ave., suite 250. The meeting will include a costume contest. For more information, visit www.smallbusinesschamber.com.
- Thursday, October 28, 2010
The Memphis Lawyers’ Chapter and University of Memphis Law Student Chapter of the Federalist Society will present a lecture by Wall Street Journal columnist and author John Fund titled “A Visitor’s Guide to an Alien Planet: Washington, D.C.” Wednesday from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Wade Auditorium at the law school, 1 N. Front St. The event is free and open to the public.
- Tuesday, July 20, 2010
The Small Business Chamber will hold a luncheon featuring Shelby County Commissioner Steve Mulroy Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, visit www.smallbusinesschamber.com.
- Monday, July 19, 2010
The University of Memphis will host a computer science camp for girls Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the university’s campus. Only basic computer familiarity is required. There is no charge to attend. For more information, call 678-5465 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
29. Small Biz Group Wary of House Health Bill
- Thursday, November 12, 2009
The health care reform bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives last week has caused members of one small business group to circle their wagons and call out for help.
Jim Brown, state director of the National Federation of Independent Businesses, said members of the organization are reaching out to their congressmen about mandates in the bill for employer-based insurance and tax penalties against businesses that don’t provide coverage.
- Tuesday, July 28, 2009
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Veterinarian Kathy Mitchener will speak about stem cell research. Lunch is $18 per person and reservations are required. For reservations, e-mail Taylor Hughes at email@example.com.
- Friday, July 10, 2009
MPACT Memphis will meet for a Lunch Bunch today at noon at On the River, 51 S. Main St. To R.S.V.P., contact Joy Turner at firstname.lastname@example.org or 528-8340.
- Thursday, July 9, 2009
The Memphis Investors Group will meet today at 7 p.m. at Appling Manor, 1755 Appling Road. Wendy Patton will discuss leasing real estate with an option to buy. Admission is free for first-time visitors and members. Repeat visitors pay $20.
- Friday, June 12, 2009
The University of Memphis will host the “We Are One!” library conference, expo and concert today. The circulation conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in McWherter Library. The expo will be held from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Rose Theatre lobby and the concert will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Rose Theatre. For more information, contact Sonji Wright at 678-2203 or email@example.com.
- Thursday, May 28, 2009
The Memphis Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis will hold a forum today from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The forum will illustrate how the faith-based community is responding to the economic crisis and its efforts to promote neighborhood stabilization.
- Wednesday, May 27, 2009
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will present a workshop titled “Ethics of Fundraising” today from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Alliance office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. Leo Arnoult will lead the workshop. Cost is $65 for members, $125 for nonmembers and $55 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
- Tuesday, May 26, 2009
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Willie Gregory of Nike Inc. will speak. Lunch is $18 per person and reservations are required. For reservations, e-mail Taylor Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Friday, May 8, 2009
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will present a workshop titled “Don’t Dread the Audit” today from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Alliance office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. Stephanie Chittom will lead the workshop. Cost is $65 for members, $125 for nonmembers and $55 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
- Thursday, March 26, 2009
The Shelby County Board of Commissioners Needs Assessment Committee will meet today at 8:30 a.m. in the Shelby County Administration Building, 114 N. Main St. For more information, call Steve Summerall at 545-4301.
- Wednesday, March 25, 2009
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will present a workshop titled “The High-Performing Nonprofit” today from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Alliance Office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. Ruth McCambridge, editor-in-chief of The Nonprofit Quarterly, will lead the workshop. Cost is $99 for members, $150 for nonmembers and $89 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
- Wednesday, March 11, 2009
The Shelby County Board of Commissioners will hold committee meetings today at 8:30 a.m. in the fourth floor committee room of the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. For more information, call Steve Summerall at 545-4301.
- Tuesday, March 10, 2009
Memphis Area Women Business Owners will hold a wine and cheese mixer today from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Napa Café, 5101 Sanderlin Ave., Suite 122. For reservations, e-mail Tess Bear at email@example.com, Nita Black firstname.lastname@example.org or Alandas Dobbins at email@example.com.
- Monday, January 26, 2009
A Town Hall Meeting hosted by City Council members Joe Brown, Janis Fullilove, Myron Lowery and Barbara Swearengen Ware will be held today from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Brickford Community Center, 233 Henry Ave. Representatives from the Shelby County District Attorney’s office, Memphis Police Department and the Division of Housing and Community Development will address crime concerns and future economic development projects in the North Memphis area.
- Friday, January 23, 2009
The Tennessee Licensed Professional Counselors Association will hold its first Memphis Area Regional Meeting today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Southwest Tennessee Community College, 5983 Macon Cove. The session is a networking and information meeting. To register, contact Carol Risher at 377-5646, Ext. 2, or firstname.lastname@example.org, or Sharlene Williams at 333-4563 or email@example.com.
- Tuesday, December 9, 2008
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
- Monday, December 8, 2008
BlueCross Medicare Advocates will hold a community meeting today at 10 a.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott, 7750 Wolf River Bend. The meeting is designed to provide more information about the new Medicare options. For more information about the meeting, call BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee at 1-800-561-4331.
- Thursday, November 20, 2008
The Memphis Regional Chamber will hold a breakfast forum with Shelby County Mayor A C Wharton Jr. today from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. in The Crescent Club Founder’s Room, 6075 Poplar Ave., Suite 909. For reservations, contact Carmen Franklin at 543-3520 or email@example.com.
- Wednesday, November 19, 2008
The Memphis Regional Chamber will hold a breakfast forum today from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Steve Ehrhart, executive director of the AutoZone Liberty Bowl, will speak. The event is $20 for members and $30 for prospective members. For reservations, contact Ericka Milford at firstname.lastname@example.org or 543-3518.
- Wednesday, October 1, 2008
LunaWeb Inc. will sponsor the Seventh Memphis Social Media Breakfast today at 7:30 a.m. at The Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave. The event will feature open discussion on new developments in social media as well as presentations from group members. For more information, visit http://newmedia.meetup.com/84/.
- Thursday, August 21, 2008
Women on the Move will hold a luncheon today at 11:30 a.m. at The Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave. Stefanie Barrett of Barrett Creative will share tips on how to market your business. For reservations, call 684-1010.
- Friday, August 8, 2008
Les Passees will host its second Family Night event today from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Golf & Games Family Park, 5484 Summer Ave. A portion of the wristband sales will go to Les Passees, which provides advocacy and support to children and families in Memphis. Les Passees wristbands are available for the pre-sale price of $15 and can be bought at Les Passees headquarters, 5489 Murray Road or at Cheer Station, 7740 Trinity Road, No. B, Suite 126. The rain date will be Aug. 15.
- Friday, August 1, 2008
The Scarlet Lawrence Akins Foundation will produce the Second Annual Run from the Sun 5K today at 7 p.m. along Ridge Lake Boulevard. The run benefits melanoma research and education. For more information, call Cheryl Moore at 361-8163.
- Thursday, July 24, 2008
Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis Music City Walk and Festival will be held today from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Shelby Farms Park & Conservancy. Take Steps is the nation’s largest event dedicated to finding a cure for digestive diseases. For more information, call Nicole or Drew at 615-356-0444 or visit www.cctakesteps.org.
- Wednesday, July 23, 2008
Talk Shoppe will present “How to Buy Bank-Owned Real Estate Property” with Rob Stone 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 759-7808.
- Wednesday, July 16, 2008
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial Council will host a forum today from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the MAAR office, 6393 Poplar Ave. The forum will discuss Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification for commercial buildings and what it means for commercial brokers. Cost is $15 for nonmembers and free for members. For more information, call 818-2428.
- Wednesday, June 18, 2008
The Performance Excellence Association of the Mid-South (PerfX) will host its Lunch and Learn Series today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Shelby County Training Auditorium of the Peggy Edmiston Building, 1075 Mullins Station Road. The cost is $7 for PerfX members and $10 for nonmembers. For reservations, e-mail Harriet Browning at email@example.com or leave a voice mail at 831-0230. The deadline for reservations is today at noon.
- Tuesday, June 17, 2008
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon in Ballroom B of the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. The featured speaker will be Betty Ann Wilson, who will speak on international efforts for water purification. The cost is $18 per person. Reservations are required and can be made to Taylor Hughes at 526-1318 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Friday, March 14, 2008
The Bartlett United Methodist Church will host its annual Spring Crafts Fair today and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the church, 5676 Stage Road. For more information, call 386-4563.
The Memphis Bar Association Access to Justice Committee will hold its monthly free Saturday Legal Clinic Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2450 St. Elmo Ave. To volunteer as an attorney for the clinic or to find out more information for attendees, e-mail Linda Seely at email@example.com.
- Thursday, March 13, 2008
The 2008 Bartlett Business Expo will be held today at the Bartlett Recreation Center, 7700 Flaherty Place. The Bartlett Area Chamber, the city of Bartlett and St. Francis Hospital-Bartlett are sponsoring the event. St. Francis will be performing screenings for blood glucose levels and bone density, and the Cole Pain Therapy Group also will hold health screenings. For more information, call the chamber at 372-9457.
- Friday, February 29, 2008
The Memphis Symphony Orchestra will host violinist Susie Park for "Park and Mozart," part of the Paul and Linnea Bert Chamber Series, today at 8 p.m. at First Congregational Church, 1000 S. Cooper St. Tickets are $45 and can be bought by calling 537-2525, visiting the MSO box office at 585 S. Mendenhall Road, or going to www.memphissymphony.org.
- Thursday, February 28, 2008
The Memphis Regional Chamber will hold its monthly "Breakfast Forum: News and Networking for Business Professionals" today from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Marriott East, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. The cost to attend is $20 for chamber members and $30 for nonmembers. For more information, visit www.memphischamber.com or contact Ericka Milford at 543-3518 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Thursday, January 31, 2008
Volunteer Memphis and MPACT Memphis will host the fifth Annual Nonprofit Expo today from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. For more information, e-mail email@example.com.
- Wednesday, January 30, 2008
The Memphis Regional Chamber will present its Breakfast Forum '08 today from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Hilton Memphis hotel, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Tom Schmitt, the 2008 chamber chair and the president and CEO of FedEx Global Supply Chain Services, will present "Moving the Needle on Memphis!" The cost is $20 for chamber members and $30 for nonmembers. Reservations should be made by calling 543-3518 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Thursday, September 13, 2007
The Cordova Leadership Council and the Memphis Area Home Builders Association will host "The Future of Cordova Politics: City Candidates Forum" today at 6 p.m. at the Memphis Area Home Builders Association, 776 N. Germantown Parkway. For additional information, contact Gene Bryan at email@example.com or 486-9679.
- Wednesday, September 5, 2007
The Mid-South Real Estate Investors Association Inc. (REIA) will meet today from 10:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the Al Chymia Shrine Temple, 5770 Shelby Oaks Drive. The meeting topics will be "How to be a Successful Landlord" and "Landlord Legal Issues." For more information, including registration, call 458-2600 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Thursday, August 23, 2007
The Association of Government Accountants will host a seminar on Tennessee business taxes today from 8:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center, 3663 Appling Road. Cost is $175. Call Nathan Abbott at 615-401-7842 or at email@example.com to register.
- Wednesday, August 22, 2007
Talk Shoppe will meet today from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. The topic is "Curb Appeal: Improving Your Home's Landscape to Increase Its Sales Potential" with Rebecca Veneklasen. This event is free and open to the public.
For more information, call Jo Garner at 759-7808.
- Tuesday, August 21, 2007
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.
- Monday, August 20, 2007
The Shelby County Committee on Budget and Finance and the Committee on Community Services will meet today at 9 a.m. in the fourth-floor conference room of the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St.
- Friday, May 4, 2007
The Annual Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Conference is held today from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. The conference costs $85. Registration for those with Certified Brain Injury Specialist certification is $75 and students pay $50. Call 545-8487 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
- Thursday, May 3, 2007
Inside Downtown will meet today at 4:30 p.m. at Wang's Bistro, 113 S. Main St. Center City Commission president Jeff Sanford will discuss the transformation of that section of Main Street and new projects in the works. RSVP by calling 575-0542 or e-mailing email@example.com.
- Friday, March 30, 2007
The Memphis Leadership Foundation celebrates its 20th anniversary through Saturday. The Leaders for All Gala Banquet Dinner will be held today at 7 p.m. at The Peabody Hotel, 149 Union Ave. For tickets, call 729-2931.
- Friday, March 9, 2007
Children's Hope International holds an International Adoption Information Meeting today from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Hope Presbyterian Church, Room 230, 8500 Walnut Grove Road. The meeting will provide information about adoption programs from China, Russia, Vietnam, Colombia, Ethiopia and Kazakhstan. Admission is free and children are welcome. Call 615-309-8109 for more information.
- Friday, January 19, 2007
National Seminars Training presents "HR Resources For The New HR Professional" Monday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Doubletree Hotel, 5069 Sanderlin Ave. Cost is $199. For more information, call 800-258-7246 or visit www.nationalseminars-training.com.
- Friday, December 22, 2006
The Daily News will be closed Monday and Tuesday in observance of Christmas. The office reopens at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday and will remain open during normal business hours.
The Mid-South Association of Contingency Planners meets Jan. 10 at 2 p.m. at Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division's Joyce M. Blackmon Training Center, 4949 Raleigh LaGrange Road. Discussion topic is "Introduction to FEMA's Incident Management System," as well as a business continuity/disaster recovery planning overview and a preview of the Center for Earthquake Research and Information (CERI). For more information, call 729-8951 for reservations.
- Thursday, December 21, 2006
The Memphis Landmarks Commission holds a meeting today at 5 p.m. on the council chamber's main floor at Memphis City Hall, 125 N. Main St. For more information, call 576-7191.
Joe "Santa Claus" Farris makes his 90th visit to the children at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital today at 9:30 a.m. in the Danny Thomas/ALSAC Pavilion at 332 N. Lauderdale St. Farris also will present a check to the hospital. For more information, call 578-2421.
76. Rhodes College Singers Perform at Calvary and the Arts
- Monday, November 27, 2006
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) offers a free tax preparer seminar from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Public Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Attendees will hear from speakers from the IRS, the U.S Department of Treasury and the Social Security Administration. For more information, visit www.irs.gov.
77. Local AdFed Hosts Marketing Director Of Louisiana Tourism Office
- Monday, November 20, 2006
The Memphis and Shelby County Community Redevelopment Agency's Finance Committee meets at 4 p.m. at Memphis City Hall, 125 N. Main St., fourth floor, Room B. Call 576-6610 for more information.
- Tuesday, October 17, 2006
The Nashville chapter of the Association of Government Accountants hosts a seminar on updates to Tennessee tax laws Wednesday from 8:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center, 3663 Appling Road. Representatives from the Tennessee Department of Revenue, the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development and the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury will facilitate sessions related to taxes affecting businesses. Registration is $195. For more information, call Mary Anne Queen at (615) 401-7756.
79. Court Square Concert Series Moves to Jefferson Davis Park
- Monday, October 16, 2006
The Memphis chapter of the Association of Women in Communications meets at 5:30 p.m. at the Junior League of Memphis, 3475 Central Ave. The chapter also is accepting nominations for the 2007 AWC board of directors. For reservations, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Wednesday, September 27, 2006
A panel of United Nations-sponsored educators from Afghanistan, El Salvador, India and Liberia will participate in a panel discussion, "The Education of Girls in the Developing World," today at 4 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom of the Bryan Campus Life Center on the Rhodes College campus, 2000 N. Parkway. The discussion is part of a three-city tour that includes stops in New York and Detroit. For more information, call 843-3470.
81. MBA Sponsors Judicial Candidate Forum Today
- Monday, July 10, 2006
The Criminal Law Section of the Memphis Bar Association will hold a candidate forum from noon to 2 p.m. in the auditorium of the Criminal Justice Center, 201 Poplar Ave. Candidates for General Sessions Criminal Court judge in Divisions 7 through 13 will speak for four minutes each. For more information, call Tony Brayton, Garland Erguden or William Robilio at 545-5800.
- Thursday, April 6, 2006
The Small Business Chamber presents a Chamber in Action (CIA) meeting today from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Regions Bank, 6200 Poplar Ave. New member orientation begins at 4:30 p.m. Complimentary light refreshments will be served. Call 259-1093 or visit www.smallbusinesschamber.com for more information.
- Wednesday, April 5, 2006
The Small Business Chamber presents a Chamber in Action (CIA) meeting Thursday from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Regions Bank, 6200 Poplar Ave. New member orientation begins at 4:30 p.m. Complimentary light refreshments will be served. Call 259-1093 or visit www.smallbusinesschamber.com for more information.
84. Youth Voting Rights Takes Center Stage at Forum Today
- Monday, April 3, 2006
The Mid-South Peace & Justice Center and the April 4th Foundation hold a youth voting rights forum from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at BRIDGES Inc., 477 N. Fifth St. A number of interactive activities designed to reinforce the importance and meaning of voting will be available. Speakers include Election Commissioner O.C. Pleasant and Calvin Anderson, a member of the Tennessee Election Commission. Call 725-4990 or visit www.midsouthpeace.org.
- Thursday, February 23, 2006
eWomenNetwork.com holds its "Accelerated Networking Luncheon" today from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave., ninth floor. Dee Griffin, anchor for ABC 24, is the guest speaker. Cost is $55. Call (704) 366-3767.
- Wednesday, January 4, 2006
The Memphis Health, Educational and Housing Facility Board meets at noon today in the conference room of the HEHFB offices, 65 Union Ave., Suite 1120. Contact John L. Baker at 527-6400.
- Tuesday, January 3, 2006
The Millington Area Chamber of Commerce hosts a membership meeting from noon to 1 p.m. today at Old Timer's Restaurant, 7918 Centre St. Shelby County Sheriff Mark Luttrell is the guest speaker. Call 872-1486 for more information.
88. Community Groups Host Small Business Credit Discussion
- Monday, November 7, 2005
The American Society for Quality, Greater Memphis Association for Quality and Tennessee Association for Healthcare Quality Region 1 present the Mid-South Regional Quality Conference from 7:30 a.m. to 3:40 p.m. at the Memphis Marriott East, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Call 545-3080.
- Wednesday, October 26, 2005
The Shelby County Election Commission meets at 4 p.m. today in the Commission's Conference Room at the Shelby County Office Building, 157 Poplar Ave., Suite 121. Call 545-2600.
eWomenNetwork presents a networking luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave, ninth floor. Cost is $35 for members; $45 for non-members. Call 690-2738 or visit www.ewomennetwork.com.
90. Legal Administrators Group Hosts Legal Services Expo
- Monday, October 24, 2005
The University of Memphis' River City Writer's Series hosts a reading by author Jill McCorkle at 7 p.m. at Dixon Gallery & Gardens, 4339 Park Ave. McCorkle also will offer an interview session and writing workshop Wednesday on the University of Memphis campus. For more information, call 678-2651 or visit www.memphis.edu/rivercitywriters.
- Monday, October 17, 2005
The Katrina Job Coalition presents "Employment Readiness Workshops and Expo" from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. today at the Memphis Public Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Contact Geneva Blurton at 761-0576 or Ted Archdeacon at 379-1625 for more information.
- Tuesday, October 11, 2005
The University of Memphis hosts Michelle Feynman, daughter of Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman, as the inaugural speaker for the FedEx Institute of Technology's Vision Speaker Series at 5 p.m. today in The Zone at FIT, 365 Innovation Drive. Call 678-5105.
- Thursday, October 6, 2005
The Memphis Pink Palace Family of Museums presents the 33rd annual Pink Palace Crafts Fair today through Sunday at Audubon Park. For more information, call 320-6362 or 320-6408.
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial Council presents "USA Patriot Act & Commercial Real Estate" as part of its broker forum series from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Friday in the Martin Edwards Jr. Education Center at MAAR, 6393 Poplar Ave. Cost is free for Commercial Council members; $15 for non-members. Call 818-2428.
- Thursday, September 22, 2005
The Tennessee Arts Commission hosts its quarterly meeting at 1:30 p.m. today at the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Call (615) 532-2779 for more information.
The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art presents "Berlin's Jewish Museum: A Personal Tour with Daniel Libeskind" as part of the 2005 Architecture Month film series at 7 p.m. today at the museum, 1934 Poplar Ave. For more information, contact Diane Jalfon at 544-6208.
95. Charleston Mayor to Speak at Architecture Month Event
- Monday, September 19, 2005
The City of Memphis Department of Public Works presents a discussion on the importance of keeping our water clean from 7 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. at the Memphis Police Department Downtown Precinct, 545 S. Main St. Contact Sharon Gordon at 299-4265.
- Tuesday, August 30, 2005
The Memphis chapter of the Public Relations Society of America holds a professional development seminar on media measurement from 10 a.m. to noon today at the Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Contact Samantha Jernigan at 409-0619 or email@example.com.
- Monday, August 29, 2005
The Tennessee Department of Transportation and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation host a public meeting about the statewide storm water management plan from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Central Station, 545 S. Main St. Attendees will hear an overview of the plan and have an opportunity to provide input. Call (615) 741-9930 for details.
- Friday, August 26, 2005
Shelby Residential & Vocational Services presents the seventh annual Spirit of SRVS, a wine/beer tasting and silent auction, from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Saturday at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Entertainment is Eddie Harrison with Company D. Cost is $35 in advance; $40 at the door. Call 869-9234 or visit www.srvs.org to register.
99. Arts Organizations Host State Legislators' Reception
- Monday, August 22, 2005
Memphis City Council member Carol Chumney hosts Coffee with Carol Chumney at 11 a.m. at Formosa Restaurant, 3735 Summer Ave. Call 576-6795.
The Center City Commission Downtown Parking Authority meets at 3 p.m. in the CCC conference room, 114 N. Main St. Call 575-0540.
- Monday, August 22, 2005
The Shelby County Commission meets at 1:30 p.m. today at the County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. Call 545-4588.
The Mississippi River Commission presents a low-water inspection meeting at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Mud Island River Park Landing. For details, visit www.mvd.usace.army.mil/mrc/index.php.