VOL. 124 | NO. 247 | Thursday, December 17, 2009
The Memphis Bar Association will hold a continuing legal education seminar today from 8:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. at the MBA office, 80 Monroe Ave., Suite 220. Teresa Bullington of the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Stephen Libby of The Libby Law Firm and Kevin Washburn of Allen Summers Simpson Lillie & Gresham will speak about workers compensation.
The Greater Memphis Chamber will hold its annual Chairman’s Luncheon today from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The Peabody hotel, 149 Union Ave. Cost is $150 for members and $200 for nonmembers. For reservations, contact Tunga Lee at 543-3571 or email@example.com.
The Shelby County Beer Board will meet today at 2 p.m. at the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. The Memphis and Shelby County Metropolitan Government Charter Commission will meet at 4 p.m. For more information, call 545-4301.
The Memphis Gavel Club Christmas Luncheon will be held Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. For more information, call 683-6802.
The Center City Commission board of directors will meet Friday at noon in the CCC conference room, 114 N. Main St.
The South Main Association will hold the South Main Art Trolley Tour Friday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the South Main Historic Arts District.
The University of Memphis will hold winter commencement ceremonies Saturday at FedExForum, 191 Beale St. The first ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. and the second at 2 p.m. Charles Burkett, president of banking for First Tennessee, will be the featured speaker.
The Memphis Black Arts Alliance will host its annual talent recital for students of FireHouse Community Arts Academy Saturday at 11 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall of Metropolitan Baptist Church, 767 Walker Ave. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 948-9522 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Germantown Performing Arts Centre will present “Holiday Concert” with the Germantown Symphony Orchestra and Germantown Chorus Saturday at 7 p.m. at GPAC, 1801 Exeter Road. For tickets, call 751-7500 or visit www.gpacweb.com.
Sharon Jackson will perform a concert benefiting Porter-Leath Sunday at 5 p.m. at Faith Temple Ministries Church, 5191 Elvis Presley Blvd. Jackson will perform various gospel selections with guest musicians. Admission is free but donations are encouraged. For more information, call 577-2500, Ext. 1167.