VOL. 122 | NO. 115 | Thursday, June 21, 2007
Freedom From Unnecessary Negatives (FFUN) will hold its first fundraiser, the Celebrity Golf Tournament, today 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" today 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 today 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 today 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. The 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" Thursday 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.
The Crew Training International IMAX Theater will begin showing "Deep Sea," an underwater adventure film, Saturday. Tickets are $8 for adults, $6.25 for children and $7.25 for seniors. For show times and other information, call 763-IMAX.