VOL. 123 | NO. 65 | Wednesday, April 2, 2008
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will host "Crisis Management and Disaster Planning for Nonprofits" today from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Assisi Foundation of Memphis, 515 Erin Drive. The cost to attend is $99 for Alliance members, $89 for Program for Nonprofit Excellence participants and $150 for nonmembers. For more information or to register, contact April DeBerry at 684-6605 or email@example.com.
Talk Shoppe will meet today from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. This week's topic will be "How to Buy Real Estate at a City of Memphis Tax Sale" with Pamela Johnson of Linebarger, Groggins, Blair & Sampson LLP. For more information, call Jo Garner at 482-0354.
The National Action Network will hold its 2008 National Convention at The Peabody hotel today through Saturday. The Rev. Al Sharpton will lead a "Recommitment March" to the Lorraine Motel today beginning at 10 a.m. For more information or a complete schedule of events, contact Rachel Noerdlinger at 212-876-5444 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or e-mail Rita Abrahams at email@example.com.
The Mid-South Area Business Travel Association will meet Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Fleming's Prime Steakhouse, 6245 Poplar Ave. Ollie Mannino, president and owner of Associates Consulting and Training Services, will be the featured speaker. The cost is $20 for MSA-BTA members and $30 for nonmembers. To register, visit www.msabta.com.
Rhodes College will present Dr. Laura Haas of the Tulane University's Payson Center for International Development Thursday at 4 p.m. in the Orgill Room on the Rhodes campus. Haas will present "Disaster, Development and Gender: Experiences from Rwanda and New Orleans." This seminar is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Judith Haas at 843-3076.
The American Institute of Graphic Arts, Memphis chapter, will host "Helvetica" Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, 1934 Poplar Ave. The feature-length independent film discusses typography, graphic design and global visual culture. Tickets are $5 for museum members and $7 for nonmembers. To purchase tickets, visit memphis.aiga.org for more information.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will host its 7th Annual Dean's Symposium Friday from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Dr. Marion Dugdale, professor of hematology, and Dr. Gabor Tigyi, professor of physiology, will be featured speakers.
Reservations are due by Friday at 5 p.m. for the Memphis Area Association of Realtors' workshop titled "Navigating the Changing Mortgage Landscape" April 9 at 11:45 a.m. at The Esplanade Memphis, 901 Cordova Station Ave. Registration is available at www.maar.org or by calling 818-2444.