VOL. 123 | NO. 196 | Tuesday, October 7, 2008
The University of Memphis will hold Sustainable Technologies Awareness Day today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Student Plaza adjacent to the Administration Building. The campus-wide event will encourage environmental awareness. U of M president Dr. Shirley Raines will kick off the event at 9:30 a.m. For more information, contact Dr. Marian Levy at 678-4514 or email@example.com.
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon in the Steamboat Room in the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Melissa McFerrin, head women’s basketball coach at the University of Memphis, will speak. Cost is $18 to attend. For reservations, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Shelby County Board of Commissioners will meet jointly with the Memphis City Council today at 1:45 p.m. in the first floor council chambers at 125 N. Main St. For more information, call Steve Summerall at 545-4301.
The Memphis Bar Association will present “Dancing with Lawyers” today at 6 p.m. at Buckman Performing & Fine Arts Center, 60 Perkins Road Extended. Local attorneys will poke fun at legal life in Memphis. Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the door and $15 for students. For tickets, call 527-3573 or visit www.memphisbar.org.
The Memphis Regional Chamber will hold chamber orientation Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Memphis Regional Chamber, 22 N. Front St., Suite 200. The event is open to all members and prospective members of the chamber. For reservations, contact Ericka Milford at 543-3518 or email@example.com.
The Memphis Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America will meet Wednesday at 11:45 a.m. in the third floor main dinning room of the University of Memphis Fogelman Executive Conference Center, 330 Innovation Drive. Ibrey Woodall will speak. The luncheon is free for members, $25 for nonmembers and $15 for students. To register, contact Jamie Coggins at firstname.lastname@example.org or 754-9035.
The Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday at noon at The Peabody hotel, 149 Union Ave. The speaker will be Kimberly Lamar of the University Health Science Center. She will speak on “The Blues Project.” Cost is $18 at the door.
Methodist North Hospital’s Chest Pain Center will offer a free lunch and learn series Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 3960 New Covington Pike. A dietician will explain how simple diet changes can make larger changes in health. To receive a free blood pressure and cholesterol screening, pre-register by calling 777-5959.
Hope and Healing will host a health forum Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Hope and Healing, 1115 Union Ave. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Emily at email@example.com or 590-4873.