VOL. 125 | NO. 73 | Thursday, April 15, 2010
The Aging Commission of the Mid-South and the Alzheimer’s Association will hold a free education conference for caregivers today from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Agricenter International, 7777 Walnut Grove Road. The conference is free but space is limited. To register, call 565-0011.
Tennessee Small Business Development Center will hold one-on-one counseling sessions with Mark Taylor today at 9 a.m., 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. at the Collierville Chamber of Commerce, 485 Halle Park Drive. The sessions are free but appointments are required. For appointments, call 853-1949.
The Shelby County Beer Board will meet today at 2 p.m. at the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. Also, The Memphis and Shelby County Metropolitan Government Charter Commission will meet at 4 p.m. For more information, call Steve Summerall at 545-4301.
The Mid-South Peace and Justice Center will present “Women, War & Peacemaking” featuring Joan Chittister today at 7 p.m. in the University Theater at Christian Brothers University. The event is free and open to the public.
Hope Community Credit Union will host free tax preparation with IRS-certified volunteers Friday at Hope, 1451 Madison Ave. To make an appointment, call 238-5571, 721-8130 or e-mail email@example.com.
Small Biz Memphis will present a workplace seminar with Chris Crouch Friday from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Holiday Inn Select East Memphis, 5795 Poplar Ave. Cost is $49 for members and $79 for nonmembers. For reservations, call 818-3190 or visit www.smallbizmemphis.com.
Methodist Hospice and the Mid-South Comfort Coalition will provide free information about advance care planning and advance directive forms Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. For more information, call Dee Flood at 356-3156 or visit www.nationalhealthcaredecisionsday.org.
The University of Memphis will host a debate titled “The Origins of Knowledge” Friday from noon to 1:30 p.m. in The Zone at the FedEx Institute of Technology on the university campus. Professors Susan Carey of Harvard University and James McClelland of Stanford University will debate about how people gain knowledge about the world around them. Seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.