VOL. 124 | NO. 183 | Thursday, September 17, 2009
The Memphis Lawyers’ Chapter and University of Memphis Law School Student Chapter of the Federalist Society will hold a seminar today from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 3715 Central Ave. Steven J. Mulroy and Christopher Green will present “A Constitution Day Debate: Living Constitution vs. Original Intent.” To register, call Greg Grisham at 527-0214.
The Memphis Bar Association will hold a seminar today from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at its offices, 80 Monroe Ave., Suite 220. Business Enhancement Associates’ Carl Raff and Dave Williams will present “Top Ten Mistakes Small Business Owners Make and How to Avoid Them.” To register, visit www.memphisbar.org/cle or call 527-3573.
The Shelby County Commission’s Beer Board will meet today at 2 p.m. at the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. For more information, call Steve Summerall at 545-4301.
Roebuck Auctions will hold a free informational seminar for prospective buyers today at 3 p.m. at the Roebuck Auction Center, 4932 Park Ave. The program will detail the qualification process for those interested in bidding for lease space in the first quarterly auction to be held Oct. 4. To register, call 763-2825.
Ameriprise Financial will host a presentation by Brian Campbell of Fidelity Investments titled “Capital Markets Outlook” today from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at 138 Timber Creek Drive. Spouses, partners, friends and work associates are welcome to attend. For reservations, call 312-5060.
The Memphis Chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute will meet today from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Shelby County Mayor A C Wharton Jr. will speak about construction in Memphis and Shelby County. Meal cost is $20. For reservations, call Pam Davison at 261-4671.
The Highland Area Renewal Corp. will host a banquet today at 6 p.m. at St. Anne Catholic Church, 706 S. Highland St. Local citizens will be honored for their contributions to the community. University of Memphis President Shirley Raines will present the awards. Memphis City Council member Jim Strickland will be the keynote speaker. Tickets are $15 per person. For tickets, call Virginia Hathorn at 452-6262, Ext. 122.
The Midtown Security Community will meet today from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at St. John’s Methodist Church, 1207 Peabody Ave. After the meeting, the Annesdale Snowden Neighborhood Association and the Annesdale Park Neighborhood Association will sponsor a meeting about mortgage fraud in Midtown and its effect on security and property values.
Memphis Heritage Inc. will present a lecture titled “Retrofitting Suburbia” today at 6:15 p.m. at The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, 1934 Poplar Ave. Cost is free for members of the museum and $7 for nonmembers.