VOL. 123 | NO. 82 | Friday, April 25, 2008
The Memphis Bar Association will sponsor Law Week 2008 through May 1. The Law Week Launch Party will be today at 5 p.m. in Court Square. Barbecue, live music and refreshments will be provided. The event is free and no reservations are needed. For a complete schedule of Law Week events, call the MBA at 527-3573.
The Small Business Chamber will host a meeting of the Memphis Breakfast Club today from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at InSouth Bank, 5299 Poplar Ave. The event is free to members and first-time guests. For more information, call Danny Patterson at 262-9537.
Cadence Bank will host its second annual Community Shred Day today. Individuals and businesses can bring up to five boxes of unwanted paper material, including old credit card statements, utility bills, payroll records and tax documents, to be shredded on site from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cadence Bank, 7878 Farmington Blvd. For more information, call Carye Herbert at 312-4732.
The Exchange Club Family Center will hold its "5K Race for Hopes and Dreams" Saturday at Overton Park. The race will kick off at 9 a.m., followed by a 9:05 start for the 1-mile Family Walk. Pre-registration is $18, or $20 on the day of the race. Visit www.racesonline.net or the Exchange Club's offices, 2180 Union Ave., to register.
Overton High School will host its 10th annual art fair Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the school, 1770 Lanier Lane. Art created by students from Colonial, Willow Oaks, Rozelle and Sea Isle elementary schools, American Way Middle and Overton High will be display to highlight the "Celebrate the Arts" theme. The event is free and open to the public.
Playhouse on the Square will host its 31st Annual Original Art Auction Saturday at 6:30 p.m. at the Playhouse, 51 S. Cooper St. A live auction will begin at 6:30 p.m., and an all-day silent auction will take place and close throughout the live auction. A buffet will be available for $25. The auction is free and open to the public. For more information or to make buffet reservations, call 725-0776.
Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects and the Ronald McDonald House of Memphis will host the 20th Anniversary Mid-Town Rhythm and Blues Party, or the Architect's Party, Saturday at 8:30 p.m. at ANFA, 1500 Union Ave. Food, drinks and live music will be provided. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door, and can be bought online at www.rmhmemphis.org.
The Memphis Regional Chamber will hold its 2008 Golf Invitational May 5. The scramble will begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. at Spring Creek Ranch. The format is a four-person scramble. The cost is $900 per person or $3,600 per team. A shotgun start will kick off the scramble at 10 a.m. For more information or to register, call 543-3571 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.