VOL. 124 | NO. 212 | Wednesday, October 28, 2009
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop today from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at its office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. Fayre Crossley, director of the Grant Center, will speak. 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.
Talk Shoppe will present “The Master Mind Principle Formula – A Proven Success Formula” today 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 at 482-0354.
The University of Memphis Fogelman College of Business and Economics Alumni Chapter will host its 17th annual Alumni Day Luncheon today at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The keynote speaker will be Lane Carrick, chairman and chief executive officer of Sovereign Wealth Management and chairman of Triumph Bank. Tickets are $55 per person and $500 for a table of 10. For reservations, contact Fariss Adams Ivey at 678-4373 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Memphis Career Services Office will host a Lunch and Learn seminar today from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Room 400 of Wilder Tower on campus. The title of the seminar is “Planning for Success: Creating a Life Plan.” For more information, call 678-2239.
The Bodine School will host the third of three “Library Talk” seminars in observance of National Dyslexia Awareness Month today at 6 p.m. at the Germantown Community Library, 1925 Exeter Road. Rene Friemoth Lee, director of The Bodine School, will lead the free seminar. For more information, call 754-1800.
The Crittenden Regional Hospital Foundation will host “Patch Adams: Living a Life of Joy” featuring Dr. Hunter “Patch” Adams Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. at The Peabody hotel, 149 Union Ave. Tickets are $100 per person or $1,000 for tables of 10. Deadline for reservations is today. For more information about the event or sponsorship opportunities, call 870-735-1500, Ext. 107, or visit http://foundation.crittendenregional.org.
The Fifth Annual Professionalism Seminar will be held Thursday from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law on the University of Memphis campus. The seminar’s theme is “Lincoln on Professionalism” and will discuss President Abraham Lincoln’s qualities of legal and personal professionalism. To register, contact Lesia Beach at 527-3573 or email@example.com.
The Downtown Parking Authority will meet Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Center City Commission, 140 N. Main St. For more information, call Jerome Rubin at 575-0581.