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VOL. 122 | NO. 27 | Wednesday, February 14, 2007


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The Memphis Regional Chamber holds its member orientation meeting today from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., 22 N. Front St., Suite 200. Call 543-3502 or visit www.memphischamber.com for more information.

The Riverfront Development Corp. (RDC) holds its Board of Directors meeting today at 8:30 a.m., 22 N. Front St., Suite 960. For more information, call 312-3190.

The Collierville Chamber of Commerce holds a luncheon meeting today from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ridgeway Country Club, 9800 Poplar Ave., to announce the recipient of the Collierville Chamber of Commerce Person of the Year Award. The buffet lunch costs $15, and reservations are required. Call 853-1949 or register at www.colliervillechamber.com.

The Memphis chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) hosts its Valentine luncheon meeting today at 11:45 a.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Jon Hornyak, senior executive director of the Memphis Chapter of the Recording Academy, will host a discussion titled "Backstage at the GRAMMYs." The luncheon is free for members, $25 for non-members and $15 for students. Early reservations are encouraged. Contact Jamie Coggins at jamieprsa@bellsouth.net or visit www.prsamemphis.org.

The Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce holds its general membership luncheon Thursday at 11:15 a.m. at the Germantown Country Club, 1780 Kimbrough Road. Dr. Jeff L. Myers will speak.

The Institute of Management Accountants-Memphis Chapter (IMA) holds its monthly Technical Session Thursday at 11:45 a.m. in the Medallion Restaurant at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Dr. Ernest Nichols, director of the FedEx Center for Supply Chain Management at the FedEx Institute of Technology, is the guest speaker. The meeting is open to the public and costs $20. To make reservations, visit the IMA Web site at www.imamemphis.org.

Weichert, Realtors - Chapman & Associates hosts a free public seminar titled "The Top 10 Mistakes Homebuyers Make" Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. An industry expert panel consisting of a broker, a loan officer, a closing attorney and a home inspector will answer questions. To RSVP, call 850-2282.

Rhodes College hosts Dr. Walter Kimbrough, president of Philander Smith College in Little Rock, Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Bryan Campus Life Center. Kimbrough will present "Greek Life: A History of Fraternalism in America." Admission is free. Call Cynthia Polk-Johnson at 843-3529 or Dwaun Warmack at 843-3260 for more information.

The Memphis chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) holds its monthly meeting Thursday at 6 p.m. at Fox Ridge Pizza, 1769 N. Germantown Parkway in Cordova. Cost for dinner and the meeting is $20. Call Jill Rayman at (662) 393-9595 for more information.

The Visible Film Festival, sponsored by MPACT Memphis, the National Civil Rights Museum and the Visible School, will be held Friday and Saturday at 387 S. Main St. The event, titled "Acts of Faith and Justice: The Abolition of Modern-Day Slavery," kicks off at 8 p.m. Friday with a Concert to End Slavery. Visit www.visiblefilmfestival.com for more information.

The Engineers' Club of Memphis Inc. hosts its annual kickoff luncheon for Engineers' Week Monday at 12 p.m. at the Radisson Airport, 2411 Winchester Road. The cost is $20 per person or $180 for a table for 10. For tickets, contact Bob Sweeney at 373-0380.

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