VOL. 122 | NO. 4 | Friday, January 5, 2007
The Memphis chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) holds a membership breakfast meeting Tuesday 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. Admission is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. Call 844-3738 or visit www.nawbomemphis.org for reservations.
The Memphis chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) meets Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Fox Ridge Pizza, 1769 N. Germantown Parkway in Cordova. In addition to the meeting and dinner, there will be a presentation called "A Lesson from Geese" about the success achieved through teamwork. Cost is $20 and includes dinner. For more information or reservations, call Jill Rayman at 662-393-9595 or Kathy Haynes at 351-3723.
Indie Memphis presents "Micro Cinema Club #25" Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at Power House, 45 G.E. Patterson Ave. between Main and Front streets. Admission is free, though donations will be accepted. The evening lineup will include a showing of "Darling Darling," "Amber" and "Inconvenience." Call 494-6543 for more information.
The Society of Entrepreneurs hosts a roundtable meeting Thursday at noon at EmergeMemphis, 516 Tennessee St. Discussion topic is "Five Things Every Start-Up (and Existing Business) Needs to Know." Registration is $25. Call 682-9920 or visit www.soememphis.com for more information.
Rhodes College hosts Dr. William Easterly, a prominent economist and author, Thursday at 7 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom of the Bryan Campus Life Center. Easterly's discussion topic is "Can Foreign Aid End World Poverty?" Easterly is the author of "The White Man's Burden: How the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good." For more information, call 843-3000.
The Arthritis Foundation of West Tennessee holds a free public forum, "The Many Faces of Arthritis," Jan. 12 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Ned McWherter Senior Center, 1355 Estate. Dr. Jane Alissandratos will be the guest speaker. Call 685-9060 for reservations by Monday.