The East Memphis Kiwanis Club will meet today at noon at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Dennis Wilson, research associate professor at the Sparks Bureau of Business and Economic Research at the University of Memphis, will speak about the Memphis economy. For more information or reservations, e-mail Mathis Young at

The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon in Ballroom B of the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Cary Fowler, executive director of Global Crop Diversity, will speak. Lunch is $18 per person and reservations are required. For reservations, e-mail Taylor Hughes at

The Engineers’ Club of Memphis board of directors will meet today at 5:30 p.m. at 5880 Ridge Bend Road. For more information, call 680-0751.

Fund Shelby Schools will meet today at 6 p.m. at the Teaching and Learning Academy, 2485 Union Ave.

Weichert, Realtors-Chapman & Associates will host a Meet and Greet event for area Realtors Aug. 5 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Memphis Area Home Builders Association, 776 N. Germantown Parkway. Reservations should be made by today. For more information or to R.S.V.P., contact Michael Cardwell at 850-2282 or

The Shelby County Board of Commissioners will hold committee meetings Wednesday beginning at 8:30 a.m. on the lobby level in the commission chambers, 160 N. Main St. For more information, including a complete agenda, visit or call 545-4301.

Talk Shoppe will meet to discuss real estate and business topics Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call Jo Garner at 759-7808.

ArtsMemphis will host a free grant workshop Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at ArtsMemphis’ East office, 575 S. Mendenhall Road. The workshop will be for those seeking an Arts Build Communities grant, which provides funding for artistic and cultural projects that benefit the community. For more information about ABC grants, contact Karen Spacek at 578-2787, Ext. 216, or For those interested in grant guidelines or an application, visit

The Memphis Bar Association will host a continuing legal education seminar Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. at the MBA, 80 Monroe Ave. The seminar, “How to Get Your Brother-in-Law Out of Jail,” is worth one credit hour. Registration begins at 11:45 a.m. For more information, call 527-3573 or visit