VOL. 119 | NO. 131 | Monday, July 25, 2005
This Week In Memphis
Revenue Department, U of M Host Business Tax Seminar
The Shelby County Commission meets at 1:30 p.m. at the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. Call 545-4588.
Mid-South Arc hosts a celebration for the 15th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Lichterman Nature Center, 5992 Quince Road. Guest speakers include Webb Brewer, director of advocacy at Memphis Area Legal Services, and Bob Gammon, ADA consultant with American Disabilities Consultants LLC. Call 327-2473 or visit www.arcmidsouth.net.
The Society of Automotive Engineers and ABI Research present "Business and Technological Issues for Hybrid Commercial Vehicles" from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in a live telephone/webcast format. The discussion focuses on issues in the ongoing development of hybrid technology for commercial vehicles and cost versus capability of hybrid development. Cost is $345. Visit www.sae.org/tele-webcasts for more information.
Families Matter presents a Relationship Roundtable at 1:30 p.m. in the auditorium at Crichton College, 255 N. Highland St. Families Matter and faith leaders from all denominations converge to discuss marriage and family issues facing the community. Rev. Terrell "T.J." Johnson, ordained minister and prevention/intervention specialist for the Juvenile Abatement Program, is the guest speaker. For more information, call 260-8520.
Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions hosts a free Business School Edge seminar from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Hawthorn Suites, 1070 Ridge Lake Blvd. The seminar is geared toward prospective business school applicants. For more information, call (800) KAP-TEST.
Main Street Collierville hosts the big band music of The Noble Sounds as the last concert of the season for its Sunset on the Square Summer Concert Series from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Downtown Collierville. For more information, call 853-1666 or visit www.collierville.com/mainstreet.
Memphis City Council member Carol Chumney hosts Coffee with Carol Chumney at 7 p.m. at Otherlands, 641 S. Cooper St. Call 576-6795 for details.
The Tennessee Department of Revenue and the University of Memphis present a business tax seminar from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the U of M Fogelman Executive Center, 330 Innovation Drive. Cost is $175. Contact Martha Miller at 678-4569.
The Memphis chapter of the Public Relations Society of America hosts a professional development seminar from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. The seminar, titled "The Speech, The Speaker, The Art" will be presented by Janas Jackson, a communications adviser for FedEx. Cost is $20 for members; $30 for non-members. Contact Samantha Jernigan at 409-0619 or email@example.com to register.
The South Main Arts District hosts the monthly Art Trolley Tour from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Attendees can enjoy free trolley rides between the galleries and stores along South Main Street. Featured at this month's event is the Elvis Presley International Art Show at Memphis Heritage Inc., 509 S. Main St. The show includes fan art from the Graceland Archives that has been cataloged over the last 50 years. Fresh Air Flicks features Elvis Presley in "Viva Las Vegas" beginning at 9 p.m. Visit www.southmainmemphis.org.
Clovernook Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired presents Christmas in July from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at a historic home in the Central Gardens neighborhood in Midtown. The event features a live and silent auction and live music. Advance tickets are $15 per person; $25 per couple. The home's location will be provided upon ticket purchase. Call 523-9590 for more information.