VOL. 121 | NO. 213 | Wednesday, November 1, 2006
Grill 83, McEwen's on Monroe, Felicia Suzanne's Restaurant and Stella will hold a progressive wine dinner today beginning at 6:45 p.m. Each restaurant will serve a course that will be paired with a glass of complimentary wine from Napa, Calif.-based Stags' Leap Winery. Cost is $85 per person plus tax and gratuity. Seating is limited. For reservations, call Felicia Suzanne's at 523-0877.
The Memphis Regional Chamber presents "Bio Start - Fast Forwarding Biotech in Memphis" Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. in Ballroom A of the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Jim Phillips, chairman and CEO of Luminetx Corp., is the featured speaker. Cost is $15 for members and $25 for non-members. For more information, call 543-3571 or e-mail email@example.com.
The Memphis Light, Gas & Water Board of Commissioners meets Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at MLGW's Joyce M. Blackmon Training Center, 4949 Raleigh-LaGrange Road. The meeting is preceded by a board briefing at 11 a.m. For more information, contact MLGW corporate communications at 528-4557.
The Memphis chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) is holding its 2006 Crystal Awards for Philanthropy luncheon Nov. 16 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom of the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. WMC-TV Channel 5 news anchor Joe Birch is serving as master of ceremonies. Tickets cost $40. Reservations are required by Tuesday. Visit www.afpmemphis.org for more information.
Nick at Nite is holding open auditions in Memphis for the third season of its reality series competition "Funniest Mom in America." On Nov. 15, real-life moms can audition on stage at Comedy, TN, 6102 Macon Road. The auditions will be taped, and Nick at Nite officials will choose finalists from the Memphis show and shows from 29 other comedy clubs around the country to go to New York for the final competition. The show begins airing April 3. The winner of the competition will win $50,000 and a chance to host a special night of programming on Nick at Nite. For more information, visit www.comedytennessee.com or call 384-4222.