VOL. 123 | NO. 23 | Monday, February 4, 2008
The Engineers' Club of Memphis will meet today at noon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Cost is $12 and no reservations are required. Tom Burgess, chief engineer for the Tennessee Aeronautics Division of the Tennessee Department of Transportation, will present "Aeronautics in Tennessee."
The University of Memphis' River City Writers Series will open its spring season today with author Percival Everett, who will read from his works at 7 p.m. in Room 123 of the Fogelman Executive Center, 330 Innovation Drive on the U of M campus. A reception at 6 p.m. will precede the reading. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 678-4692.
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday at noon in the Steamboat Room of the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. A lunch buffet will be provided for $18. Shelby County Sherriff Mark Luttrell will speak on "What Citizens Can Do to Lower Crime." Reservations should be made to Taylor Hughes at 526-1318 or email@example.com.
A Shelby County Charter Amendments public hearing will be held Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Harrell Theatre, 440 W. Powell Road in Collierville. For more information, call Steve Summerall at 545-4301.
Waddell & Reed Financial Advisors will host a seminar titled "Where is the American Economy Today?" Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at 8001 Centerview Parkway, Suite 103. Aaron Suriff, the company's managing principal, will present the seminar. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 685-2700.
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will host "Basics of Investing for Nonprofits" Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon at The Assisi Foundation of Memphis Inc., 515 Erin Drive. The cost is $65 for Alliance members, $55 for participants in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence, and $99 for nonmembers. For more information or to register, contact April DeBerry at 684-6605 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. Jim Maddox and Terry Smith with Maddox & Smith Appraisal Co. will address "Real Estate Appraisal Values in the Changing Memphis MSA Market." The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Jo Garner at 759-7808.
The Collierville Chamber of Commerce will host Tennessee Small Business Development Counselor Mark Taylor Thursday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the chamber, 485 Halle Park Drive. Appointments are free and must be made in advance by calling 853-1949.
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will host "Growing Pains: When - and How - to Expand Your Staff" Friday from 9 a.m. to noon at The Assisi Foundation of Memphis Inc., 515 Erin Drive. The cost to attend is $65 for Alliance members, $55 for participants in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence and $99 for nonmembers. To register or for more information, contact April DeBerry at 684-6605 or email@example.com.
The University of Memphis will host a series of events in honor of Black History Month through Feb. 29. This year's theme is "The Mis-Education of the Negro: From Shackles to Scholars." For a complete list of events, visit saweb.memphis.edu/minorityaffairs and click on "Events."