The American Advertising Federation Memphis will hold a roundtable discussion titled “Optimize Your State and Local Tax Posture” today from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Dixon Hughes, 999 S. Shady Grove Road, Suite 400. Cost is $15 for members and $30 for nonmembers. For reservations, e-mail

The Special Olympics will hold a golf scramble today at 11:30 a.m. at Mirimichi, 6195 Woodstock Cuba Road. Cost is $250 per person and $1,000 per team. Sponsorship is $250 per hole. For more information, call 683-1271.

The West LegalEdcenter and ABA Section of Taxation will present a free webcast titled “Helping Charities via Pro Bono: How to Do It Without Harm” today from noon to 1:30 p.m. For more information, visit or call 312-988-6398.

Seedco and the Memphis Jewish Federation will host a free public forum on energy efficiency today from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. The forum will provide demonstrations to help residents green their homes.

The Memphis BioImaging Symposium will be held Nov. 5-6 from 8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. at the Fogelman Executive Conference Center on the University of Memphis campus. Deadline for registration is today at 6 p.m. To register, visit

The Tennessee Beta Unit of Parliamentarians will hold its monthly meeting and education program today at 6 p.m. at the Poplar-White Station Branch Library, 5094 Poplar Ave.

The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to noon at its office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. Karen Kitchens, program officer at The Assisi Foundation of Memphis Inc., will speak. Cost is $65 for members, $125 for nonmembers and $55 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit

The Greater Memphis Chamber will hold a leadership luncheon Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. J.R. “Pitt” Hyde III will speak. Cost is $25 for members. Deadline for reservations is Tuesday. For reservations, contact Ericka Milford at 543-3518 or

The Leadership Academy will hold a luncheon titled “Celebrate What’s Right Urban Neighborhood Transformation” Thursday from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Cost is $15. Reservations are due by Tuesday. For reservations, contact Didi Crandall at or 527-4625, Ext. 10.