VOL. 121 | NO. 245 | Wednesday, December 20, 2006
The Center City Development board of directors meets Thursday at noon in the CCC conference room, 114 N. Main St. Call 575-0540 for details.
The Peabody Hotel hosts a Christmas Day Brunch Monday from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom, 149 Union Ave. Admission is $39.95 for adults and $15.95 for children. Call 529-3668 for reservations.
The Peabody Hotel's Capriccio Grill hosts a New Year's Eve dinner Dec. 31 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at 149 Union Ave. The restaurant will offer a special celebratory four-course dinner menu along with its regular menu of traditional Italian dishes. The dinner is $89.95 per person plus tax and gratuity. Call 529-4199 for reservations.
The Memphis Symphony Orchestra (MSO) and soprano Joanna Mongiardo present a romantic waltz Dec. 31 at 8 p.m. at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 255 N. Main St. Ballroom dancers from the Gallery Ballroom will demonstrate the waltz before the concert and join guests afterward to show them how to waltz. The musical program was designed with the Old World romance of New Year's in mind. Music by Johann Strauss, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Gioacchino Antonio Rossini will be featured. Tickets cost $60. Call the MSO box office at 537-2525 or visit the office at 585 S. Mendenhall Road for tickets.
The Memphis chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) holds a membership breakfast meeting Jan. 9 from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Carolyn Hardy, president and CEO of Chism Hardy Enterprises LLC, is the guest speaker. She will discuss her career successes as the first black vice president for the Memphis Coors Brewing Co. and the future of her newly formed corporation. Cost is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. Call 844-3738 or visit www.nawbomemphis.org for reservations.