VOL. 119 | NO. 150 | Monday, August 22, 2005
This Week In Memphis
Arts Organizations Host State Legislators' Reception
Memphis City Council member Carol Chumney hosts Coffee with Carol Chumney at 11 a.m. at Formosa Restaurant, 3735 Summer Ave. Call 576-6795.
The Center City Commission Downtown Parking Authority meets at 3 p.m. in the CCC conference room, 114 N. Main St. Call 575-0540.
The Greater Memphis Arts Council, Tennesseans for the Arts and other local arts organizations present a reception to thank legislators for work they have done to support the arts from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Theatre Memphis, 630 Perkins Extended. The event includes performances/displays by Ballet Memphis, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art and Memphis College of Art. Call 578-ARTS or visit www.memphisartscoun
cil.org for details.
The government relations committees of the Collierville, Bartlett and Germantown Area Chambers of Commerce host a lunch with U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ridgeway Country Club, 9800 Poplar Ave. Discussion topics include the Senate's fall legislative agenda, national energy policy and Supreme Court nominee John Roberts. For more information, call 372-9457, 853-1949 or 755-1200.
The Memphis Advertising Federation meets at 11:30 a.m. at the Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Marla Johnson Norris, CEO of Aristotle Inc., is the guest speaker. Fore more information, call 725-6231.
The Society of Entrepreneurs hosts a roundtable meeting with Harold Gwatney, chairman of Gwatney Cos., at noon at the Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central Ave. Cost is $20. Call 682-9920.
The Center City Commission board of directors meets at noon at the CCC offices, 114 N. Main St. Call 575-0540.
The Metropolitan Planning Organization's Transportation Policy Board meets from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Central Station, 545 S. Main St. Call 576-6601 for details.
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art hosts Girls' Night Out at the Brooks from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the museum, 1934 Poplar Ave. Guests can enjoy cocktails and specialty drinks, appetizers, door prizes and giveaways while viewing the Patrick Kelly exhibit. Admission is $15 for members; $20 for non-members. Call 544-6208.
The Greater Memphis Arts Council and Bravo Memphis host a kickoff reception to sign up members for the 2005-2006 Bravo season at 6 p.m. at Memphis Ambiance, 136 Webster Ave. Bravo Memphis is a program designed to introduce young professionals to local cultural and arts events. For more information, call 578-ARTS or visit www.memphisartscouncil.org.
The American Institute of Architects and Memphis Heritage Inc. present an opening reception for the Architecture and Our Youth: 2005 Design Competition at 6:30 p.m. at MHI, 509 S. Main St. Winning entries will be on exhibit through Sept. 23. Call 525-3818.
The Tennessee Child Care Facilities Corp. presents a small business management seminar, "Challenges, Changes & You: Attitude Matters," from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Norris Road Church of Christ, 1055 Norris Road. Cost for the session is $25 per person; or $20 per person for three or more people. Call (615) 313-4700 to register.
Hope House presents the Great Cookie Carnival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the organization's facility at 23 S. Idlewild St. Proceeds from the carnival benefit Hope House, a one-of-a-kind preschool and social agency for children and families affected by HIV/AIDS. Cost is $5. For more information, call 272-2702, Ext. 216.
Shelby Residential & Vocational Services presents the seventh annual Spirit of SRVS, a wine/beer tasting and silent auction, from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Cost is $35 in advance; $40 at the door. Call 869-9234 or visit www.srvs.org.