VOL. 121 | NO. 123 | Thursday, June 15, 2006
The Memphis chapter of the Society of Entrepreneurs meets today at noon at the Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave. Registration is $25. Call 682-9920 or visit www.soememphis.com for more information.
As part of the 13th Annual Juneteenth Freedom & Heritage Festival, Nationwide Insurance presents "Jumpin' Jazz & Jubilee" today at noon at April House, 2163 Airways Blvd. The foot soldiers of the Civil Rights Movement will be recognized at the event. Circuit Court Judge D'Army Bailey is the keynote speaker. The Juneteenth festival will be held Friday through Sunday in Douglass Park, 1616 Ash St. Tickets for the luncheon cost $35 per person and $350 for tables of 10. Call 385-1943 for reservations.
Mpact Memphis, the Financial Planners Association and Christian Brothers University offer a "Building Wealth" seminar today from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Buckman Hall on the CBU campus, 650 E. Parkway South. Call Mark Jordan at 312-7760 or visit www.mpactmemphis.org to register.
Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association (MIFA) and Artists on Central host a reception and silent auction in conjunction with MIFA's "Fill an Empty Plate Campaign" Friday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Artists on Central, 2256 Central Ave. The auction will feature plates designed by artists from all over the Mid-South. All proceeds benefit the MIFA Meals program, which provides hot meals each weekday to senior citizens. Contact Charlie Nelson at 529-4514 or firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Memphis and Shelby County is seeking volunteers to serve the needs of children who have experienced abuse and neglect. An orientation session for interested volunteers is set for July 6 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. CASA is at the Juvenile Court of Memphis and Shelby County, 616 Adams Ave. For more information, call Nikki Hughes at 405-8840.