VOL. 124 | NO. 8 | Tuesday, January 13, 2009
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Mayor Willie W. Herenton will speak on the “State of the City.” Lunch is $18 per person and reservations are required. For reservations, e-mail Taylor Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The South Main Association will hold its 2009 Kickoff and Membership Drive today at 6 p.m. at Sole Restaurant and Raw Oyster Bar at the Westin Memphis on Beale Street. Music will be performed by Di Anne Price. The social will begin at 6:30 p.m. and Jeff Sanford, president of the Center City Commission, will speak on the “State of Downtown” at 7 p.m.
Talk Shoppe will present “Getting Organized: Improving Focus, Organization and Productivity” by Chris Crouch Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3639 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call Jo Garner at 482-0354.
Open Road Technologies will hold a seminar titled “Controlling IT Costs in an Uncertain Economy” Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 1022 S. Shady Grove Road. Admission is complimentary to all pre-registered attendees. To register, call 685-3004 or visit http://controllingit.eventbrite.com/.
The Shelby County Board of Commissioners will meet Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the fourth floor committee room of the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. Among other agenda items, the commission will discuss the ethics ordinance as it pertains to the Regional Medical Center at Memphis board members.
The Center City Design Review Board will meet Wednesday at 5 p.m. in the Center City Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St.
The League of Women Voters of Memphis & Shelby County will hold a public meeting Wednesday from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 3715 Central Ave., Room 310. Attorney Charlotte Knight Griffin will speak about the $1.22 million fine and $10 million clean-up levied by the Environmental Protection Agency against Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division.
The Memphis Advertising Federation is seeking entries for the ADDY competition by Thursday. The ADDY competition recognizes creative excellence in advertising. Entries must be dropped off at the Fogelman Executive Center at the University of Memphis between 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.memphisadfed.org, www.addypills.com or call Marcia Anthony at 321-7638.