VOL. 125 | NO. 220 | Thursday, November 11, 2010
The Palladio Group will hold its annual Christmas Open House Thursday through Saturday at Palladio, 2169 Central Ave. The open house will feature special events, artists, decorating demonstrations and guest exhibitors. For more information, visit www.thepalladiogroup.com.
The Greater Memphis Chamber will hold a breakfast forum with Memphis Symphony Conductor Mei-Ann Chen Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. For reservations, contact Ericka Milford at 543-3518 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Lakeland Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a luncheon Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 3049 Davies Plantation Road. Accountant Tracy Bolger will speak. For reservations, leave a voice mail at 867-5411.
The Small Business Chamber will hold a power lunch meeting Thursday from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Drive. Mike Skelton of Red Rover Sales and Marketing will discuss “Five Reasons for Sales Crop Failure.” Cost is $15 for members and $20 for nonmembers. To register, visit www.smallbusinesschamber.com.
The Board of Zion Community Project will hold a fundraising dinner Thursday at 7 p.m. at Rhodes College to raise funds for the restoration of the Zion Cemetery. Congressman Steve Cohen will deliver the keynote address. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased by calling 345-4100.
The Memphis Investors Group will host meet Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Memphis Hilton, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Dexter Muller, senior vice president of community development with the Greater Memphis Chamber, will speak. An early bird session will be held at 6 p.m. Admission is free for first-time visitors. For more information, call 414-2729.
The University of Memphis will host its 12th Annual Graduate Conference in African-American History Thursday and Friday. Panels will be held in various rooms on the third floor of the University Center. Panels will begin at 8:45 a.m. Thursday and 8:30 a.m. Friday. For more information, call 678-3383.
The Center City Development Corp. will hold a policy review committee meeting Friday at 9 a.m. at 114 N. Main St. For more information, call 575-0552.
Former first lady Laura Bush will speak Friday at 11:45 a.m. at The Peabody hotel, 149 Union Ave., at the 9th annual Methodist Healthcare Foundation Cancer Center Luncheon. Proceeds benefit the Methodist Cancer Center. Call 516-0500 or visit www.methodisthealth.org/cancerluncheon.