The Center City Commission (CCC) Clean and Green Committee will meet today at 11 a.m. at the CCC, 114 N. Main St. For more information, call Janet Pfaff at 575-0590.

The Engineers' Club of Memphis will hold its weekly lunch and meeting today at noon at the University of Memphis Holiday Inn, 3700 Central Ave. Dr. Seth Stein will speak about "New Insights into the Science and Hazards of the New Madrid Earthquake Zone." Attendance is $12 and no reservations are required.

The Memphis Regional Chamber's Metro Business Council Breakfast will be held Tuesday from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at The Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave., Suite 909. Admission is $20 for members and $30 for nonmembers. R.S.V.P. with Tunga Lee at 543-3571 or

The Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday at noon in the Steamboat Room of the Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. The featured speaker is Elizabeth Ostric of the Medical Education and Research Institute. Admission is $18. R.S.V.P. to Taylor Hughes at 526-1318 or

The West Tennessee Arthritis Foundation will host a public forum Tuesday from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Lewis Senior Center, 1188 N. Parkway. The foundation's Ashley McCurrach is the guest speaker. R.S.V.P. by calling 685-9060.

The Small Business Chamber will host its Speed Networking event Tuesday from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at InSouth Bank, 5290 Poplar Ave. The event is free to members with advance registration and $20 for nonmembers. Call 259-1093 or visit to register or for other information.

The Society of Entrepreneurs (SOE) will host its Entrepreneurs Roundtable Wednesday at noon in the Entrepreneur Hall of Honor at the Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central Ave. Registration fee is $25 and the deadline is Oct. 16. Call 682-9920 or e-mail for reservations.

The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a "Designing Effective Programs" workshop Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Assisi Foundation of Memphis, 515 Erin Drive. Admission is $65 for alliance members, $55 for participants in the alliance's Program for Nonprofit Excellence and $99 for nonmembers. For more information, contact April DeBerry at 684-6605 or

The Center City Commission (CCC) Development Corp. will meet Wednesday at 9 a.m. at the CCC, 114 N. Main St. For more information, call Dawn Vinson at 575-0555.

Talk Shoppe will host Bettie Scheuerman of ServPro Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale. The class offers Tennessee Realtors two free hours of continued education credit. Contact Jo Garner at 482-0354 or

The Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South (SMS) will meet Wednesday from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin. Amy Barton, director of sales and marketing for Agricenter International, will speak about "A Harvest Full of Fresh Sales and Marketing Tips & Trends." Cost is $25, including lunch, for nonmembers and free for members. R.S.V.P. at or by calling 937-5532.

MedConnect 2007, a symposium highlighting the latest innovations in technology and health care, will be held Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at The FedEx Institute of Technology, 365 Innovation Drive on the University of Memphis campus. Cost is $50 for the general public.

The University of Memphis Journalism Alumni Club will honor distinguished media professionals at its annual awards banquet Thursday beginning with cocktail hour at 6 p.m. and the gala awards dinner at 7 p.m. at The Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Tickets are $45 and the event is open to the public. Call 678-3119 for more information, or to buy tickets.