VOL. 122 | NO. 174 | Friday, September 14, 2007
The Memphis Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors will host sales management consultant and author Garry Kinder at its luncheon today at 11:30 a.m. at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. To reserve space, call 360-1478.
The Diggs-Kraus Sickle Cell Center at The Regional Medical Center at Memphis, together with the Alpha Memphis Education Foundation and Lifeblood, will sponsor the first Sickle Cell Walk in Overton Park Saturday at 9 a.m. Registration begins at 8 a.m. To register, visit www.sicklecellwalk.com or call Kenneth Carpenter at 463-0105 or Trevor Thompson at 378-6077.
The 4th Annual Machine Gun Shoot to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital will be Saturday from noon to 6 p.m. at Range USA, 2770 Whitten Road. For more information, call Range USA at 213-4774, Richard Farrell at 497-5719 or David Waldrip at 834-8698.
First Tennessee Masterworks presents "Serkin and the Three Bs" by the Memphis Symphony Orchestra (MSO) Saturday at 8 p.m. at The Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 255 N. Main St., and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the Germantown Performing Arts Centre, 1801 Exeter Road. To order tickets, call the MSO box office at 537-2525 or visit www.memphissymphony.org.
Children's Hope International will hold an International Adoption Information Meeting Sunday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in room 230 of Hope Presbyterian Church, 8500 Walnut Grove Road. For more information, call 615-309-8109 or e-mail LisaL@childrenshopeint.org.
The Wolf River Conservancy will host 8K and 3K races Sunday at 2 p.m. Both runs will start on Wolf River Boulevard and proceed through the Germantown Greenway. Start and finish is near Neshoba Park, 8000 Wolf River Blvd. For more information, visit www.wolfriver.org or contact Harry Scott at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Engineers' Club of Memphis will meet Monday at noon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Bob Twedt will address the topic of "Life Member Recognition Day." The event is $12, including lunch, and no reservations are required.
Rhodes College will host Dr. Mark Smith, the Skirball Professor of Hebrew and Ancient Near Eastern Studies at New York University, Monday at 7:30 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom of the Bryan Campus Life Center. Smith will present "The Origins of Monotheism." This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 843-3888.