VOL. 124 | NO. 44 | Thursday, March 5, 2009
The Memphis Lawyers’ Chapter of the Federalist Society will present a panel discussion on “Judicial Selection in Tennessee” today from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Felecia Suzanne’s, 80 Monroe Ave. Cost is $30 for members and $35 for nonmembers. To register, contact Greg Grisham at email@example.com or 312-9413.
The Association of Fundraising Professionals Memphis Chapter will hold its monthly luncheon today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Thomas Center of Christian Brothers University, 650 East Parkway. G. Douglass Alexander, president of Transformational Development Counsel, will present “When Knowledge is not Enough – How to Succeed in the Fundraising Profession.” To register, visit afpmemphis.afpnet.org.
The Mid-South Area Business Travel Association will hold its monthly luncheon today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Madison Hotel, 79 Madison Ave. Scott Brockman of the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority will speak. Brockman will discuss how the economy is impacting the airport’s ongoing projects. Cost is $25 for members and $40 for guests. For more information, visit www.msabta.com.
The Shelby County Board of Commissioners Market Ad Hoc Committee on Public Education Funding Solutions will meet today at 4 p.m. in the fourth floor committee room of the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St.
The Scholars for Memphis celebration will be today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, 926 E. McLemore Ave. SunTrust Banks Inc. will honor Rhodes College and The Soulsville Charter School. Members of The Soulsville Charter School’s Symphony Orchestra will perform.
The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law will host a diversity outreach program for high school students and college undergraduate students Friday at 8 a.m. in Room 136 of the Fogelman Executive Center on campus. The all-day event will include a question-and-answer session with current law students, a panel discussion and a luncheon. There is no admission fee but registration is required. To register, call 678-2528.
The Greater Memphis Chamber will hold a Leadership Luncheon Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Parking is complimentary. For reservations, call Ericka Milford at 543-3518 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects will host a reception for an art exhibit titled “Recent Work” by John Robinette Friday from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at its office, 1500 Union Ave. Robinette’s work will be on display through March 18. For more information, call 278-6868.