VOL. 124 | NO. 4 | Wednesday, January 7, 2009
Talk Shoppe will present “Plan for Small Business Success in 2009” today from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. Business coach Mark van Stolk of Calaveras Business Coaching LLC will speak. The event is free. For more information, call 753-3753.
The Shelby County Board of Commissioners will hold committee meetings today beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the fourth floor committee room of the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. For more information, call Steve Summerall at 545-4301.
The Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet today at noon at The Peabody hotel, 149 Union Ave. Memphis Mayor Willie W. Herenton will speak. Cost is $18 at the door.
The Tennessee Department of Revenue will hold its free bimonthly new business workshop Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale St. The workshop is free and is designed to assist those encountering business-related taxes for the first time. To register, visit www.tennessee.gov/revenue/bustaxworkshops/.
The Mid-South Area Business Travel Association will hold a monthly luncheon Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Peabody hotel, 149 Union Ave. Kevin Maguire, president and CEO of the National Business Travel Association, will discuss the “2009 National Business Travel Forecast.” Cost is $30 for members and $45 for guests. For more information, visit www.msabta.com.
Opera Memphis and WKNO will host a preview party for the opera company’s performance of “Scott Joplin and Treemonisha” Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the Clark Opera Memphis Center, 6745 Wolf River Parkway. Tickets are $5 at the door. For more information, call Opera Memphis at 257-3100.
The Memphis Advertising Federation will hold a “Seminar on Trademarks and Intellectual Properties” by Alan G. Crone of Crone & Mason PLC Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Cost is $30 for members and $40 for guests. For reservations, contact Pam Routh at 550-2114 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, visit www.memphisadfed.org.
The Mid-South Chapter of the American Red Cross will hold its Run for the Red 5K Saturday at 4 p.m. at the Fire Museum of Memphis, 118 Adams Ave. Early entry is $20 if registered by Thursday. All other entries are $25. For more information, contact Lauren Shepard at 726-1690, Ext. 1111 or email@example.com.