VOL. 124 | NO. 76 | Monday, April 20, 2009
The Global Green Initiative will be today through Wednesday at the FedEx Institute of Technology on the University of Memphis campus. FedEx founder Fred Smith will be the keynote speaker and he will address “Transportation is in a State of Transformation.” Cost is $249 for all three days. For an itinerary or to register, visit www.gmfoundation.org.
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will present a workshop titled “Ethical Leadership” Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Alliance office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. Kristi Tarbell 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 Aging Commission of the Mid-South and the Alzheimer’s Association will present a free educational conference for caregivers Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Hope Presbyterian Church, 8500 Walnut Grove Road. Space is limited. To register, call 565-0011.
The Memphis Bar Association will present a luncheon and book signing Tuesday from noon to 1:30 p.m. at The Peabody hotel, 149 Union Ave. John Thomason, author of “Bluff City Barristers: Historical Sketches of the Legal Community in Memphis, Tennessee,” will speak. The luncheon is worth one hour of dual continuing legal education credit. To register, call 527-3573 or visit www.memphisbar.org.
Memphis Area Limb Loss Support will host “Tame the Pain!” with Dr. Samuel Carlton Polk Tuesday at 7 p.m. at 6560 Poplar Ave. Polk will discuss a variety of treatments for pain. For more information, call William Samuels of Jewish Family Services at 767-8411 or visit www.memphislimbloss.org.
The Memphis Chapter of Financial Executives International will present its annual Academic Achievement Awards to local university finance and accounting majors Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Crescent Club, Poplar Ave. Dr. Ralph Faudree, provost at the University of Memphis, will speak on a topic titled “Preparing Students for the Workforce.” Reservations are required. For more information, contact Ken Patton at firstname.lastname@example.org or 685-2120.
Methodist Healthcare Sleep Disorders Center will present “When Snoring Becomes a Problem for You or a Family Member” Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Memphis Jewish Community Center, 6560 Poplar Ave. Dr. Merrill S. Wise will conduct the seminar. The seminar is free and open to the public. For more information, call 683-0044.
The city of Germantown’s Industrial Development Board will hold a public hearing Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Municipal Center, 1930 S. Germantown Road. The meeting will consider a charter amendment for the issuance of Tax Increment Financing and Special Assessment bonds. For more information, visit www.germantown-tn.gov.