VOL. 126 | NO. 58 | Thursday, March 24, 2011
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. Participants will learn how their nonprofit organizations can put social networks to work to accomplish goals and objectives. Cost is $60 for members, $110 for nonmembers and $55 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence.
Westminster Academy will host a mini open house Thursday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the school’s campus, 2500 Ridgway Road. Parents interested in learning more about the school can take a tour and sit in on classes. For more information, call 380-9192 or visit www.wamemphis.com.
The Mid-South Roundtable of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals will host a speech by Jim Covington, vice president of logistics and aerotropolis development from the Greater Memphis Chamber, titled “What Aerotropolis Means to Memphis” Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at Carrabba’s Italian Grill, 5110 Poplar Ave. Cost is $30 for members and $35 for nonmembers. To register, visit www.cscmp.org.
The University of Memphis in conjunction with the Lipscomb & Pitts Breakfast Club will host a free information session for employers interested in summer internships for their organizations Thursday from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the University Center on the U of M campus. The event is free but space is limited. For reservations, contact Kathy Tuberville at 678-3105 or email@example.com.
The University of Memphis will host a lecture given by Karla Davis, commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, titled “Staying Competitive During Fiscal Crisis” Thursday at 6 p.m. in the University Center River Room. The event is free and open to the public. To RSVP, call Emma Weaver at 678-3360 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Neuroscience Institute of The University of Tennessee will present a community awareness event Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at The Urban Child Institute, 600 Jefferson Ave. Dr. J.S. Anand, professor in pediatrics at UTHSC, will present “Consciousness, Pain and Stress in Early Life: How It Shapes Who We Are and What We Become.” To register, contact Stephanie Cook at 385-4221 or email@example.com.
Roxana Saberi, author of “Between Two Worlds: My Life and Captivity in Iran,” will lead a community conversation Thursday at 7 p.m. at Hutchison School, 1740 Ridgeway Road. Saberi was convicted of being a spy and served 100 days in prison in Iran while working as freelance reporter. For reservations, call 452-1776, extension 223, or visit www.facinghistory.org/communityconversations.