VOL. 121 | NO. 105 | Thursday, May 18, 2006
The Memphis Regional Chamber holds a speed networking meeting today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Boscos Squared, 2120 Madison Ave. Cost is $15 for members and $25 for non-members. Call 543-3547.
Shelby County Mayor A C Wharton Jr. hosts the Vietnam War Veterans luncheon today at noon at the Tennessee Air National Guard Base, 2815 Democrat Road. Retired Marine Sgt. Kenneth Pinkney is the keynote speaker. Call 545-4500.
The Construction Specifications Institute presents "An Architectural Approach to Concrete" today from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Anna's Steakhouse, 6963 U.S. 70 in Bartlett. Cost is $20 for chapter members/guests and $10 for student affiliate members. Call 261-4671 for reservations.
The Downtown Neighborhood Association holds its general membership meeting today at 7 p.m. at Blue Plate Café, 113 S. Court Ave. Leon Gray, host of the radio show Gray Matter on AM Talk 680, is the guest speaker. Call 527-DNA1.
The Grant Center presents "Understanding the 990 Tax Return for Nonprofits" Friday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Assisi Foundation of Memphis, 515 Erin Drive. Cost is $75 for members and $109 for non-members. Call 684-6605 or visit www.grantcenter.org.
The University of Memphis hosts Memphis in May Student Affairs Conference Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Fogelman Executive Center, 330 Innovation Drive and the FedEx Institute of Technology, 365 Innovation Drive. Dr. Vincent Tinto, professor and chair of the higher education program at New York's Syracuse University, will be the keynote speaker. The theme of the conference is "Implementing Integrative Learning: Pathways that Retain Students for Success." For more information, call Clay Woemmel at 678-5062 or Sandy Schaeffer at 678-5715.