VOL. 122 | NO. 114 | Wednesday, June 20, 2007
The Memphis Regional Chamber will hold its Chamber Orientation for new members today from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the chamber offices, 22 N. Front St. RSVP to Tunga Lee at 543-3571 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Center City Development Corp. will hold a meeting today at 9 a.m. in the Center City Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St.
Talk Shoppe presents "S.P.A.C.E. Odyssey 2007: The Journey to Productivity" today from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call Jo Garner at 759-7808.
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop titled "Researching Grant Funding" today from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Alliance office, 606 S. Mendenhall Road, Suite 108. The event costs $65 for members and $99 for nonmembers.
The Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will host its monthly luncheon today from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Dr. Steven J. Bares, president and executive director of the Memphis Bioworks Foundation, will speak on "Managing Sales and Marketing for a Nonprofit." Cost is $25 for nonmembers, including lunch, and is free for members. RSVP by calling 937-5532 or e-mailing email@example.com.
Freedom From Unnecessary Negatives (FFUN) will hold its first fundraiser, the Celebrity Golf Tournament, Thursday at 8 a.m. at the Galloway Golf Course, 3815 Walnut Grove Road. The cost to participate is $125 per person or $500 per team. All proceeds benefit FFUN's "Stop the Killing" movement. Call 502-7387 or 864-0990 to register.
The Urban Land Institute - Memphis (ULI) will host "Mixed-Use! A Necessity - Not an Option: Trends and Placemaking with Terry Montesi" Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Tennessee Ballroom of the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Tickets for the luncheon are $25 for ULI members, $35 for nonmembers and $15 for student members. To register, call 800-321-5011.
The Metro Business Council's Round Table Luncheon will be held Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens, 4339 Park Ave. The discussion is titled "Financial Incentives and Tax Credits." The event costs $35 for nonmembers. Member companies can have one employee admitted free and additional members can attend for $25. Call 543-3571 for more information.
Peria, an upscale women's shoe boutique, will kick off summer with a Shoes and Champagne Celebration Thursday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 1680 Union Ave. Guests who visit the store have a chance to win $50 off a pair of shoes, and the winner will be announced at this event.
Lifeblood will hold a blood drive Friday from noon to 5 p.m. at M.R. Davis Library, 8889 Northwest Drive in Southaven.
Capriccio Grill will host its Trinchero Wine Dinner Friday at 6 p.m. at the grill, located inside The Peabody Hotel at 149 Union Ave. This six-course dinner features a menu paired with wines from Trinchero Family Estates. Cost is $85 per person plus tax and gratuity. For reservations, call 529-4199.
St. Francis Hospital will host its "Step Out to Fight Diabetes Kick-Off Breakfast" June 28 from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. in St. Catherine Hall of the hospital, 5959 Park Ave. Rev. Kenneth Robinson is the guest speaker. RSVP by calling 682-8232 by Friday.