VOL. 124 | NO. 14 | Thursday, January 22, 2009
The U.S. Community Health Partnership will hold a workshop today from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Bridges, 477 N. Fifth St. The event will feature a health-focused media workshop covering challenges of linking patients to community health resources, important local health statistics and detailed information about the most prevalent diseases in the Memphis community. For reservations, call 516-377-6146 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Shelby County Public Safety Commission will meet today at 10:30 a.m. in the mayor’s large conference room on the eighth floor, 160 N. Main St. The Shelby County Beer Board will meet at 2 p.m. in the fourth floor committee room at 160 N. Main St. For more information, call Steve Summerall at 545-4301.
The Germantown Athletic Club will host an open house and fitness fair today from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the club, 1801 Exeter Road. The open house will feature nutritional counseling, spinal scans and cooking demonstrations along with information booths from businesses on health-related matters. The club is offering a $50 discount on the application fee for all memberships. For more information, contact Scarlet Jones at email@example.com or 751-7678.
The Memphis Advertising Federation will hold a luncheon and Silver Medal presentation today at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn–University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The luncheon will feature a presentation titled “Marketing in our Multi-Racial, Multi-Cultural World.” The luncheon is free for members and $25 for guests. Register online at www.memphisadfed.org.
The Midtown Security Community will meet from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. today at the American Red Cross building at 1400 Central Ave. Midtown residents, businesses, churches and nonprofit organizations will share crime prevention information with police.
The American Red Cross will be at the Wal-Mart in Bartlett, 8400 U.S. 64, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. today and at the Regions Bank Memphis headquarters, 6200 Poplar Ave., from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday. Everyone who donates blood will receive two Sonic coupons. Donors must be 17 years of age, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in general good health. Donors are also required to bring a photo ID.
The Tennessee Licensed Professional Counselors Association will hold its first Memphis Area Regional Meeting Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Southwest Tennessee Community College, 5983 Macon Cove. The meeting is a networking and information meeting. To register, contact Carol Risher at 377-5646, Ext. 2, or firstname.lastname@example.org, or Sharlene Williams at 333-4563 or email@example.com.
Chartwell Financial Group will host a black-tie banquet and awards ceremony Saturday at 5 p.m. at The Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave., Suite 909. Financial planner Joe DeLisi will be presented with five of the six awards, including the Associate of the Year award. For more information, contact Stephanie DeCesare at 692-5100, Ext. 212, or firstname.lastname@example.org.