VOL. 124 | NO. 222 | Wednesday, November 11, 2009
Vaco Mid-South will host a continuing education seminar today at 8 a.m. at the Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Topics of the event are “Fair Value Measurements,” “Goodwill and Intangible Asset Impairment” and “Extensible Business Reporting Language.” Cost is $75. To register, call Joe Fracchia or Justin Farmer at 333-2250.
The University of Memphis will host the program “Making the Transition to College for Students with Learning Disabilities and/or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder” Monday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Brister Hall, Room 220. The program is designed for high school juniors and seniors. Reservations are due by today. For reservations, call 678-2880.
The National Institute for Trial Advocacy Outreach program will be held today and Thursday at Calvary Episcopal Church, 102 N. Second St. The title of the program is “Elder Law Basic Trial Skills Program: Direct, Cross and Closing Arguments.” The program will begin at 9 a.m. today and 8:30 a.m. Thursday. For more information, call Linda Warren Seely at 523-8822, Ext. 417.
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC will present “Show Me the Money (and the Strings): Things the Construction Industry Needs to Know About the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009” Thursday from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Ron Terry Center of First Tennessee Bank, 4385 Poplar Ave. The event is free. To register, contact Nicolette Thomas at 577-2328 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to noon at its office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. Donna Pope, business consultant and certified professional career coach at Your Resume, will speak. 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 Shelby County Commission’s Needs Assessment Committee will meet Thursday at 8:30 a.m. in the fourth floor committee room of the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St.
The Tennessee Department of Revenue will hold its next free bimonthly new business workshop Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale St. The workshop will be held in the Memphis Training Room. To register, call 213-1400 or visit www.tn.gov/revenue.
A Fundraiser for James Lawson will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Schoolfield Baptist Church, 4438 New Brownsville Road. Lawson was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia and faces a $675,000 bone marrow transplant operation. Donations in honor of Lawson also can be made to the National Foundation for Transplants Tennessee Bone Marrow Fund, 5350 Poplar Ave., Suite 430, Memphis, TN, 38119.