VOL. 122 | NO. 35 | Monday, February 26, 2007
South End Developers LLC hosts the Downtown Home Show at South End today at 11 a.m. at the Riverside 648 Condominiums, 648 Riverside Drive. Eleven developments are participating in South End's first spring home show. Model townhomes, condominiums and lofts will be on display. Call 461-1662 for more information.
St. Benedict at Auburndale hosts a free seminar titled "Wills and Estate Planning" Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Distance Learning Center on campus, 8250 Varnavas Drive. The seminar will address topics such as joint ownership of wills, property distribution and state laws regarding wills and estates. To RSVP, call 260-2860.
Talk Shoppe presents "Preparing the Seller for Marketing Their Home," a free seminar, Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Drive. Earlaine Winterowd, a Realtor with Diamond Realty and an instructor at the Professional School of Real Estate, is the speaker. For more information, call Jo Garner at 482-0354.
The Small Business Chamber hosts its monthly Chamber in Action event Thursday from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Regions Bank, 6200 Poplar Ave. The event is designed to promote interaction and networking among small-business owners in the Mid-South. Admission is free for members and $5 for guests. Call 259-1093 or visit www.smallbusinesschamber.com.
The Memphis Symphony Orchestra presents "Around the World" with guitarist Lily Afshar Friday at 8 p.m. at the Buckman Performing & Fine Arts Center, 60 Perkins Extended. The concert in the Paul and Linnea Bert Chamber series features music influenced by African folk mythology, tango rhythms and Argentine folk music. For tickets, call 537-2525 or visit www.memphissymphony.org.
The Memphis Bar Association presents "The Law School for Journalists" Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, Rooms 248 and 250, 3715 Central Ave. The workshop will feature journalists, lawyers and judges in a role reversal mock court hearing. Following the proceedings, a panel discussion will be held, focusing on courtroom procedure and the law affecting journalists. For more information, call 527-3573.
The Mid-South chapter of the Alzheimer's Association holds "An Evening to Remember - An Evening Under the Stars" Saturday from 7 p.m. to midnight in the Skyway at The Peabody Hotel, 149 Union Ave. This year's honorees are Dr. and Mrs. Mohan Gehi, who have donated their time assisting those affected by Alzheimer's disease. Tickets for the gala event are $150 per person. Contact Lisa Bobal at 565-0011 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Dr. David Gushee, University Fellow and Graves Professor of Moral Philosophy at Union University in Jackson, Tenn., will present "Evangelicals and the Environment: A Report From the Frontlines" Sunday at 7 p.m. in the Blount Auditorium at Rhodes College. Admission is free. For more information, call 843-3470.