Monday, April 4, 2005, Vol. 119, No. 60


Chamber, Technology Council Host Speed Meeting

April 4

The National Ornamental Metal Museum presents a commemoration ceremony and candlelight vigil for the 37th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the museum, 450 Mulberry St. Call 521-9699. Mpact Memphis hosts Tap into Memphis at 6:30 p.m. at Brookhaven Pub & Grill, 695 W. Brookhaven Circle. Contact Jenny Howard at 461-8758. April 5

The Millington Chamber of Commerce hosts its monthly membership meeting from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Old Timers Restaurant, 7918 Centre St. Call 872-1486. Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women hosts Pain, Pain Go Away from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the hospital, 6225 Humphreys Blvd. Cost is free. Call 227-8478 or (800) 4BAPTIST. The University of Memphis River City Writers Series welcomes author John Dufresne at 8 p.m. in Room 123 of the Fogelman Executive Center, 330 Innovation Drive. The event is free. Call 678-2651 or visit April 6

The Memphis Technology Council and Memphis Regional Chamber present a speed meeting from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cockeyed Camel, 6080 Primacy Parkway. Cost is $15 for members; $25 for non-members. Contact Beverly Davis at 543-3547 or The Building Owners and Managers Association of Memphis meets at noon at the East Memphis Hilton, 5069 Sanderlin Ave. Shelby County Mayor A C Wharton Jr. is the guest speaker. Cost is free for members; $25 for non-members. Call 218-8221 for reservations. April 7

The Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce board of directors meets at 8 a.m. at the chamber, 2195 S. Germantown Road. Call 755-1200. The University of Memphis hosts Great Conversations at 5:30 p.m. at the University Club, 1346 Central Ave. The event begins with a reception and is followed by dinner and discussion. Participants can choose from among 26 topics. Cost is $75. Call 678-1335 or e-mail for reservations. The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art presents the third annual Art of Good Taste at 6:30 p.m. at the Madison Hotel, 79 Madison Ave. The event features a five-course dinner and a selection of fine wines. Tickets cost $150. Call 544-6219 for reservations. April 8

eWomenNetwork sponsors an accelerated networking meeting from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Laura Campbell, president of the Womens Show Series, is the guest speaker. Cost is $35 for members; $45 for non-members. Call (704) 549-0665 or visit to register. The Grant Center presents A Look at Corporate Funding at 9 a.m. at the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis, 1900 Union Ave. Presenters include Barnes & Noble, First Tennessee, Hilton Hotels and SunTrust. Cost is $60 for members; $75 for non-members. Call 684-6605. April 10

Sunday on South Main begins at 11 a.m. in the South Main Arts District. Attendees can peruse shops and galleries and enjoy brunch in restaurants along South Main Street. Admission is free. Visit Opera Memphis presents soprano Kallen Esperian in concert at 3 p.m. at the Clark Opera Memphis Center, 6745 Wolf River Parkway. Admission is $30 per person; $50 per couple. Call 257-3100 or visit for ticket information. Upcoming Events

April 13

The Building Owners and Managers Association presents the 2005 Southern Region Conference through April 17 at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. For details, call 218-8221 or visit