VOL. 123 | NO. 89 | Tuesday, May 6, 2008
The Collierville Chamber of Commerce will host its Small Business Development Counseling today from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. with Mark Taylor, business counselor, at 485 Halle Park Drive. Appointments, which are free, must be made in advance by calling 853-1949.
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. The topic will be "How to Find the Best Mortgage in this Topsy-Turvy Market" with Jo Garner, a loan officer with First Tennessee Bank. The event is free. For more information, call Jo Garner at 759-7808.
The Center City Commission Design Review Board will meet Wednesday at 5 p.m. in the CCC conference room, 114 N. Main St. For more information, contact Dawn Vinson at 575-0555 or email@example.com.
The Tennessee Department of Revenue will hold a free business workshop Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon in the Memphis Training Room of the Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale St. The workshop is designed to assist those encountering business-related taxes for the first time. To register, call 213-4100.
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet Thursday at noon in Ballroom A of the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. The cost is $18 per person and reservations can be made by contacting Taylor Hughes at 526-1318 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
LaunchMemphis, a new entrepreneurial organization that aims to provide networking events and opportunities for local businesspeople, will host its inaugural event, "The Tech Fuel Networking Event," Thursday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at The Fox and Hound, 5101 Sanderlin Ave. Technologists, entrepreneurs and business professionals are invited to share ideas, and enjoy discounted cocktails and free appetizers. The event is free and open to the public.
The National Black MBA Association will meet Thursday from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Dr. Lillian Chaney, author of "The Essential Guide to Business Etiquette," will be the guest speaker. For more information, visit www.nbmbaamemphis.org.
The Lisa Kurts Gallery will host the opening reception for an exhibit by photographer Michael Eastman Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the gallery, 766 S. White Station Road. The exhibit will be on display through June 28. For more information, contact the gallery at 683-6200, visit www.lisakurts.com.
The Memphis Metro Chapter of Certified Commercial Investment Members (CCIM) will hold a Portfolio Resume Workshop Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Memphis Area Association of Realtors office, 6393 Poplar Ave. Lunch will be provided. To register, call the chapter office at 218-0782 or e-mail email@example.com.