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VOL. 124 | NO. 57 | Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Events

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The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will present a workshop titled “Focus … Organization … Productivity” today from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Alliance Office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. Maryanne Macdonald, director of professional and continuing education at the University of Memphis, will lead the workshop. Cost is $65 for members, $125 for nonmembers and $55 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.

The Downtown Parking Authority will meet today at 3 p.m. in the Center City Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St.

The Engineers’ Club of Memphis Board will meet today at 5:30 p.m. at 5880 Ridge Bend Road. All board members are urged to attend.

The Riverfront Development Corp. will hold a public meeting to provide ideas and guidance for a comprehensive land use study of Mud Island today from 5:45 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. at Raleigh United Methodist Church, 3295 Powers Road. For more information, call 312-9190 or visit www.memphisriverfront.com.

The Greater Memphis Chamber will hold a breakfast forum Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Peabody hotel, 149 Union Ave. Dr. Robert McAfee will speak about climate change. Cost is $20 for members and $30 for prospective members. The deadline for registration is today. To register, contact Ericka Milford at 543-3518 or emilford@memphischamber.com.

The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will present a workshop titled “The High-Performing Nonprofit” Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Alliance Office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. Ruth McCambridge, editor-in-chief of The Nonprofit Quarterly, will lead the workshop. Cost is $99 for members, $150 for nonmembers and $89 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.

The Shelby County Board of Commissioners will hold meetings Wednesday beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the Shelby County Administration Building, 114 N. Main St.

The Service Corps of Retired Executives will hold a workshop titled “How to Survive, Thrive and Prosper in a Recession” Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the InSouth Bank Conference Room, 5299 Poplar Ave. Cost is $30. To register, call 544-3588 or visit www.scorememphis.net.

Talk Shoppe will present “Test Drive the Master Mind Principle Success Formula” Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call Jo Garner 482-0354.

Memphis Bioworks will present sickle cell disease researcher Dr. Derek Persons Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Memphis Bioworks Business Association luncheon in the Fogelman Executive Center at the University of Memphis. Cost is $25 in advance and $35 for on-site registration. For more information, call 448-4484 or visit  www.bioworksbusiness.com.

Correction:

Judge William David Stinson Jr. also is survived by his son-in-law, Kevin Rardin, and his daughter-in-law, Wendy Stinson. The Daily News apologizes for these omissions in a Monday story about Stinson’s death.

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