VOL. 124 | NO. 153 | Thursday, August 6, 2009
The Mid-South Area Business Travel Association will hold its monthly luncheon today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Select East Memphis, 5795 Poplar Ave. Emily Capadalis of First Tennessee Bank’s Private Client Financial Services Division will speak. Cost is $25 for members and $40 for guests. For more information, visit www.msabta.com.
The Memphis Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, the Memphis Advertising Federation and the American Institute of Graphic Arts will hold a free mixer today from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Minglewood Hall, 1555 Madison Ave. The bands Vending Machine, The Revisions and WatchPaper will perform. The event is open to members and nonmembers.
Sunset Atop the Madison will present singer Kelley Hurt today on the rooftop of the Madison Hotel, 79 Madison Ave. The roof opens at 5:30 p.m. Admission is $7. For more information, call 333-1200.
U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., will discuss and sign her book “Life Equality: Realize Your True Value and Pursue Your Passions at Any Stage in Life” today at 6 p.m. at Davis-Kidd Booksellers, 387 N. Perkins Road.
The Memphis Music Foundation will present “Back Stage Pass with Rivers Rutherford” today at 6:30 p.m. at the Memphis Music Resource Center, 431 S. Main St., Suite 201. Rutherford has written hit songs for Brooks and Dunn, Tim McGraw, Montgomery Gentry, Gretchen Wilson, Faith Hill and Keith Urban. He will discuss his songwriting process and play a few tunes. For reservations, e-mail Dean Deyo at email@example.com.
Attorney Larry Rice will present a one-hour continuing legal education seminar Friday at 3 p.m. at 275 Jefferson Ave. Cost is $10. Seating is limited. For reservations, contact Sarah Beth Cohen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 526-6701.
Eclectic Eye will host an opening reception of new works by artist Sean Shrum Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at its Midtown store, 242 S. Cooper St. The works will be on display through Sept. 23. For more information, call 278-3773.
Reel Aid 2009 will be held Friday at 6 p.m. at Minglewood Hall, 1555 Madison Ave. The concert will benefit Reel Recovery, Casting for Recovery and Project Healing Waters. For more information, visit www.reelaid.com. For tickets, visit www.minglewoodhall.com.
The Greater Memphis Chamber will hold a Small Business Council breakfast Tuesday from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Cost is $20 for members and $30 for prospective members. Reservations are due by Friday. For reservations, contact Ericka Milford at email@example.com or 543-3518.