VOL. 124 | NO. 67 | Tuesday, April 7, 2009
The Greater Memphis Chamber will host the Metro Business Council Breakfast today from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Terrance Reed, vice president of human resources for Buckeye Technologies, and Paul Morris of law firm Martin, Tate, Morrow & Marston PC will speak. Cost is $20 for members. For reservations, contact Ericka Milford at firstname.lastname@example.org or 543-3518.
The Leadership Academy will hold a luncheon today from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Cost is $22. For reservations, contact Didi Crandall at email@example.com or 527-4625, Ext. 10.
The Memphis Bar Association will host a seminar titled “Effective Representative for the 21st Century”: Therapeutic Jurisprudence in Civil and Criminal Practice” today from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the University of Memphis Fogelman Executive Center, 330 Innovation Drive. David Wexler, a distinguished research professor of law in the Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona, will lead the seminar. The seminar offers 3.25 dual continuing legal education hours. To register, visit www.memphisbar.org.
Rhodes College will host a workshop and roundtable discussion about the history and culture of urban green spaces in Memphis as well as the European influence on the American park system today from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom of the Bryan Campus Life Center. The workshop is free and open to the public.
The Memphis Chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Tennessee will meet Saturday at 6 p.m. at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Jerry Collins, president and chief executive officer of Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division, will be the keynote speaker. Reservations are due by today. Cost is $30 per person. For reservations, e-mail Mary Geoghegan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Public Relations Society of America Memphis Chapter will hold a luncheon Wednesday at 11:45 a.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Leanne Kleinmann will discuss the future of print publications. The luncheon is free for members, $25 for nonmembers and $15 for students. To register, visit www.prsamemphis.org. Deadline is today at noon.
The Shelby County Board of Commissioners will hold committee meetings Wednesday 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.