VOL. 121 | NO. 82 | Monday, April 17, 2006
This Week In Memphis
Archie Manning to Speak about 'Faith, Family and Football' Thursday
The University of Memphis hosts a lecture and panel discussion on death and dying issues at 7 p.m. in the Michael D. Rose Theatre and Lecture Hall on the U of M campus. Guest speaker Dr. Larry Churchill presents "It's Your Right to Live or Die - Or Is It?" Visit www.memphis.edu for more information.
The Small Business Chamber holds a breakfast seminar from 7 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn Select, 5795 Poplar Ave. Sue Malone, president of Strategies for Small Business, presents "Practical Financing" and "SBA Community Express Loan Program." Cost is $20 for members and $25 for non-members. During the seminar, attendees will have the opportunity to apply for small business loans. Call 259-1093 or visit www.smallbusinesschamber.com.
The Memphis City Schools Procurement Services Department holds an open house to allow business representatives to learn how to do business with the school district from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Memphis Board of Education, 2597 Avery Road. Call 416-5371 or e-mail to email@example.com for reservations.
The Shelby County Conservation Board meets at 8 a.m. in the Shelby Farms Visitors Center, 500 Pine Lake Drive. Call 576-4265.
The Get Motivated Seminar featuring speakers such as comedian Jerry Lewis and motivational speaker Zig Ziglar runs from 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at FedExForum, 191 Beale St. Rudolph Giuliani, former mayor of New York City, also is scheduled to speak. Cost is $49 per office if purchased in advance. Attendance at the door is $225 per person. Call (800) 610-7931 to reserve a seat.
eWomenNetwork holds an Accelerated Networking luncheon meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave., ninth floor. Discussion topic is "Filling your Spring Garden with Connections for Spring Business." Cost is $55. Call (704) 366-3767 to register.
The Crossroads Sunday School Class at Christ United Methodist Church presents football legend Archie Manning at 7 p.m. in Seabrook Hall at the church, 4488 Poplar Ave. Manning, who was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame and is the father of Peyton and Eli Manning, will speak on "Faith, Family and Football." Cost is $20. Call 491-1488.
The Memphis Public Library and Information System and the Service Corps of Retired Engineers present a pre-business planning seminar at 7 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Call 415-2700 for more information.
Mpact Memphis, the Financial Planners Association and Christian Brothers University offer a debt management seminar, the second in a nine-part series of financial literacy seminars, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Buckman Hall on the CBU campus, 650 E. Parkway South. Contact Mark Jordan at 312-7760 or visit www.mpactmemphis.org to register.
The Memphis Symphony Orchestra presents "Three Farewells" at 8 p.m. at the Buckman Center for the Performing Arts on the St. Mary's Episcopal School campus, 60 Perkins Road Extended. Pianist Jon Nakamuatsu and the orchestra will perform Mozart's final symphony, piano concerto and opera compositions. For ticket prices and more information, call 454-6774 or visit www.memphissymphony.org.
Playhouse on the Square presents "Intimate Apparel" beginning at 8 p.m. at The Circuit Playhouse, 1705 Poplar Ave. The production runs through May 21. Tickets cost $25 for adults; $20 for senior citizens; $20 for student and military personnel; and $10 for children younger than 18. For more information, call 725-0776 or visit www.playhouseonthesquare.org.
The Tennessee Child Care Facilities Corp. conducts a small business development seminar from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Norris Road Church of Christ, 1055 Norris Road. The class focuses on all aspects of starting and running a child care business. Cost to attend is $25. Call (888) 413-2232.
The 24th annual Youth Villages 5K Run/Walk starts at 9 a.m. at Ridgeway Center, 5865 Ridgeway Center Parkway. The fund-raiser will include a post-race party with music, refreshments and children's games. Advanced registration is $18 for adults and $13 for children; registration on the day of the race is $20 for adults and $15 for children. For more information, call 252-7650.
The Memphis Public Library and Information System and the Tennessee Genealogical Society present a genealogy seminar from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Registration is $30 and includes lunch. For more information and to register, call 381-1447.
The Grand Krewe of Luxor presents the second annual "Oktoberfest in April" from noon to 6 p.m. at Agricenter International, 7777 Walnut Grove Road. Proceeds from this annual fund-raiser event benefit the Shelby Residential & Vocational Services (SRVS). For more information, call 751-1505 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Autism Solution Center Inc. holds a silent auction at 6:30 p.m. at 9282 Cordova Park Road. Tickets are $5 at the door. All money raised during the auction will benefit the Autism Solution Center. Call 758-8288 to reserve a spot.
The Memphis Garden Club presents The Memphis Flower Show through April 23 at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens, 4339 Park Ave. The show, titled "Enchantment of the Eye," will feature three arrangements inspired by the works of three well-known Memphis artists: Burton Callicott, Mary Sims and Sophie Coors. Call 761-5250 or visit www.dixon.org for more information.
Opera Memphis presents "A Workshop on Hypatia" at 7 p.m. at Clark Opera Memphis Center, 6745 Wolf River Parkway. The event features a lecture/performance of Stanley Friendman's opera Hypatia. Admission is free. Contact Stephen Carey at 257-3100, Ext. 116, or Stephen@operamemphis.org.