VOL. 126 | NO. 97 | Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Talk Shoppe will present “Got Pests? Tips On Pest Control” Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call Jo Garner at 482-0354.
The Center City Commission Development Corp. Board of Directors will meet Wednesday at 9 a.m. in the CCC conference room, 114 N. Main St. The Design Review Board will meet Wednesday at 5 p.m. in the CCC conference room.
The Memphis Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America will hold a luncheon Thursday at 11:45 a.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Merrie Spaeth, president and CEO of Spaeth Communications, will speak. Spaeth also will conduct a professional development seminar before the luncheon from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. The luncheon is free for members, $25 for nonmembers and $15 for students. Cost for the seminar is $35 for members, $45 for nonmembers and $25 for students. To register for either, visit www.prsamemphis.org or call 754-9035 by May 18 at noon.
The Rotary Club of Memphis Central will meet Friday from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Tracy Chism will speak about the Gift of Life organ and tissue donation program. Cost is $20 for nonmembers. For reservations, call Karen Shea at 683-9099.
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis will host “Stock the ReStore,” a two-day donation drive, Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the new ReStore, 7130 Winchester Road. The goal of the donation drive is to increase the ReStore’s inventory before the store’s grand opening June 9. If donors have large items that they cannot bring in themselves, pickups are available by calling Joe Davidson at 737-8673. Donations also are accepted on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. More information is available at www.memphisrestore.com.
The Salvation Army Annual Dinner will be held Friday at 7 p.m. at Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. The dinner is the annual fundraiser for Salvation Army. NFL player Michael Oher will speak. Cost is $125. For tickets, call 260-9120 or visit www.salvationarmymemphis.org.
The Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County will host “Paws for Art,” an art exhibit and fundraiser featuring more than 40 artistic creations by Memphis-area artists, on display from Friday through May 26 at Gallery Fifty Six, 2256 Central Ave. A reception and live auction will follow May 26 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at WaterWorks, 741 S. Cox St. Tickets for the auction are $25 and can be purchased online or at the door. For more information, call 937-3903 or visit www.memphishumane.org.