VOL. 123 | NO. 178 | Thursday, September 11, 2008
The Memphis Investors Group will meet today at 7 p.m. in the Great Hall of the Germantown Athletic Club, 1801 Exeter Road. A panel of local real estate investors will hold a question-and-answer session. The event is free for first-time visitors and members. Cost is $20 for repeat visitors. Prior to the panel discussion, several early-bird sessions will begin at 6 p.m.
Methodist North Hospital’s Chest Pain Center will offer a free lunch and learn series today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 3960 New Covington Pike. Cardiologist Matthew Smolin will explain how heart attacks happen and the early warning signs. To receive a free blood pressure and cholesterol screening, pre-register by calling 777-5959.
Risk Insurance Management Society Inc. will meet today at 12:30 p.m. at Jim’s Place East, 5560 Shelby Oaks Drive. Jeff Crenshaw of Continuum Recovery will speak. For reservations, e-mail Louise Horton at email@example.com.
The Arc of the Mid-South and STEP will hold a workshop discussing the “BASIC Rights: A Parent’s Introduction to Special Education” today from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Raleigh branch library, 3157 Powers Road. The workshop is limited to 30 people. Those interested in attending should call Megan Long at 507-8568.
The Mid-South Peace and Justice Center will hold a forum featuring former U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Janis Karpinski today at 7 p.m. at First Congregational Church, 1000 S. Cooper St. The public forum is titled “Abu Ghraib and Lifting the Veil of Secrecy on Iraq.” For more information, call 725-4990.
The University of Memphis Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music will present a concert performance by Soh-Hyun Park Altino and Ana Lucia Altino today at 7:30 p.m. at the Harris Concert Hall, 3775 Central Ave. The concert is free. For more information, call 678-5400.
The Memphis Chapter of the Project Management Institute will hold its 8th Annual Professional Development Day Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in The Peabody hotel Ballroom, 149 Union Ave. Speakers will include Dr. William Moylan, John Mangleri and Aaron Davis. Live jazz will be performed throughout the day. A jazz soiree and mixer will be held on The Peabody Rooftop immediately following the event. Cost is $225 for nonmembers, $205 for members and $120 for students. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
LEAD Training Systems and Right Resource Management Group will host “Train the Trainer-Six Steps to Effective Presentations” Oct. 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Seating is limited to 20. Cost is $249 per person with lunch included. For reservations, call 761-5585.