The Shelby County Commission will hold committee meetings today beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. For more information, call 545-4301 or visit

The Center City Development Corp. board of directors will meet today at 9 a.m. in the CCC conference room, 114 N. Main St.

Talk Shoppe will present “Save Money For Your Business Using Computer Managed Services” today from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. Teresa Bledsoe and Gary Bellanti of Open Road Technology will speak. For more information, call 482-0354.

The Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will meet today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Select-East Memphis, 5795 Poplar Ave. Susan Stephenson of Independent Bank will give marketing tips. Cost is free for members and $25 for guests. For reservations, call 866-290-4241.

The Black Business Association of Memphis will present “Black Economic Empowerment in Memphis and the American Dream” today at noon at the University of Memphis McWherter Library, Room 225. The program is free and open to the public.

Jackson Lewis LLP will hold a seminar for executives, administrators and human resources personnel today from 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Cost is $125 per person. To register, contact Melissa Mejia at 462-2627 or, or visit

Michael Drake, Amy Howell and John Simmons will present the seminar “Your Brand: Save – Protect – Promote” Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Kiesewetter Wise Kaplan Prather PLC’s conference room, 3725 Champions Hill Drive, Suite 3000. The event is free, but seating is limited. For reservations, call 521-1453.

The Young Leadership Council for The MED Foundation will host its first reception Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Sole Restaurant, 221 S. Third St. The event is open to the public and admission is $10. There will be food and a cash bar. Tickets can be purchased at the door.