VOL. 118 | NO. 151 | Monday, August 23, 2004
Bartlett Chamber of Commerce Hosts Breaking Through Series
Bartlett Chamber Hosts Breaking Through Series
The Society of Entrepreneurs meets at noon at Owen
Brennans, 6150 Poplar Ave., Suite 150. Attorney Todd Photopolus
is the guest speaker. Call 682-9920.
The Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce presents the
Breaking Through series from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Holiday Inn-Sycamore
View, 6101 Shelby Oaks Drive. Discussion topic is Growth Strategies that
Work. Cost is $50 for members; $100 for non-members. Call 372-9457.
The Memphis Regional Chamber hosts a breakfast forum
from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Memphis Hilton, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Tommy West, head football coach for the University of Memphis, is
the guest speaker. Cost is $15 for members; $25 for non-members. Call 543-3571.
The Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce presents Coffee
with the Ambassadors from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Allstate Insurance, 7895
Stage Hills Blvd. Call 375-9457.
The Center City Commission board of directors meets
at noon in the CCC boardroom, 114 N. Main St. Call 575-0555.
The executive board of the Memphis and Shelby
County Department of Regional Services Metropolitan Planning
Organization meets at 1:30 p.m. in the eighth-floor conference room at the
Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. For information, call J.
Carter S. Gray at 379-7840 or visit www.dpdgov.com.
The American Institute of Architects presents Art by
Architects at 5 p.m. at Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects,
1500 Union Ave. Artwork will be auctioned, but will remain on display through
Sept. 30. A special featured auction item is the desk of late
architect Francis Mah. Call 525-3818 for
The Greater Memphis Arts Council presents a Bravo
Memphis kickoff party for the 2004-2005 season from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at
Jack Robinson Gallery, 400 S. Front St. Call GMAC at 578-ARTS.
The South Main Arts District hosts the monthly Art
Trolley Tour from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Attendees can enjoy free trolley rides
between the galleries and stores along South Main Street. Visit
Memphis Heritage Inc. hosts an opening reception for Architecture
and Our Youth: 2004 Design Competition at 6:30 p.m. at the Memphis Heritage
office, 509 S. Main St. Selected works by children in grades four through 12
will be on exhibit. Call 529-9828.
The American Red Cross offers a community health and
safety training course from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Tennessee Technology Center
in Covington, 1600 U.S. Highway 51 South. Cost is $55. Call 726-1690 to
The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art presents Seize the
Clay from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the museum, 1934 Poplar Ave. This family day
event features hands-on art activities for children of all ages. Call 544-6200.
Shelby Residential Vocational Services presents its
sixth annual wine and beer tasting and silent auction from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at
the Memphis Hilton, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Vintage wines from Napa Valley, Sonoma
County, Washington state, Australia and France, as well as a variety of
top-rated beers, will be featured. Cost is $30 in advance; $35 at the door. For
ticket information, contact Melinda Rodgers at 869-9207.
The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art presents the opening
of Messy Complexities: The Process of Architecture at the museum, 1934 Poplar
Ave. The exhibit will feature projects produced by students in the architecture
program at the University of Memphis and Urban Studio, a community outreach
program of the American Institute of Architects. The exhibition runs through
Oct. 17. Call 544-6200.