VOL. 122 | NO. 5 | Monday, January 8, 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. Cost 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, call Jill Rayman at (662) 393-9595 or Kathy Haynes at 351-3723.
The Mid-South chapter of the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) meets Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at The Crescent Center, 6075 Poplar Ave. Author Shelley Page Baur presents "Integrity-Based Communications." Admission is $20 for members and $35 for non-members. For more information, e-mail email@example.com or call Deborah Crawford at 508-0527.
The Friends of the Poplar-White Station Branch Library hosts Dr. Helen Perkins as part of its Second Thursday Community Lecture Series Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at 5094 Poplar Ave. Perkins, a University of Memphis assistant professor, will discuss "Urban Literacy: Making a Difference in Our Schools." Call 682-1616 for more information.
The Memphis chapter of the Risk and Insurance Management Society Inc. (RIMS) meets Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at Jarrett's Gourmet Restaurant, 5689 Quince Road. David Hopps, vice president of risk management for The ServiceMaster Co., is the guest speaker. The social hour begins at 5:30 p.m. with the presentation following at 6:15 p.m. E-mail Debbie Burd at firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.