VOL. 121 | NO. 142 | Monday, July 17, 2006
This Week In Memphis
Collierville and Germantown Chambers Host Political Candidates Mixer
The Collierville and Germantown Chambers of Commerce Government Relations Committees host a "Political Candidates Mixer" from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Ridgeway Country Club, 9800 Poplar Ave. The event will provide an opportunity for attendees to meet and greet many of the candidates who will be on the Aug. 3 ballot in state and federal primaries and the general election for the county offices of mayor, county commission, sheriff, trustee, county clerk and state and county judges. For more information, call 853-1949 or 755-1200.
Baptist Memorial Health Care presents the free seminar "Overfed and Undernourished: The Consequences of America's Diet on Our Children" from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 6225 Humphreys Blvd. Reservations are required. Call 800-4-BAPTIST or 227-8478 for reservations.
Baptist Centers for Cancer Care and the American Cancer Society host a prostate cancer support group, "Man to Man," at 6:30 p.m. in the physician's office building adjacent to Baptist Memorial Hospital at 6025 Walnut Grove Road. Monthly support meetings will be held on the third Thursday of each month in the Powell Library at 6:30 p.m. Call 725-8620 or 226-4039 for more information.
The Memphis Regional Chamber presents "Chamber Advantage" from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at 22 N. Front St., Ste. 200. John McBride, CEO and president of Envision Technology Group, presents "IT Security Best Practices." E-mail Perrye Peters at firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
The Association for Women in Communications meets at 11:45 a.m. at Old Venice Restaurant, 368 S. Perkins Extended. James Dalessandro, author of the novel "1906" is the guest speaker. In the book, Dalessandro chronicles the destruction of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. He's touring cities surrounding the New Madrid Fault to raise awareness about the importance of being prepared for an earthquake. Cost is $12 for members and $15 for non-members. E-mail email@example.com for reservations.
Memphis Originals hosts Memphis Indie Movie Night with a showing of "Automusik Can Do No Wrong" at 7:30 p.m. at 3521 Walker Ave. Cost is $6. Call 324-7892 for more information.
The Memphis chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants meets at 11:45 a.m. in the Medallion Restaurant at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Jimmy Dickey, a member of Thompson Dunavant PLC, presents "Business and Ethics." Cost is $20. Visit www.imamemphis.org for more information.
The UrbanArt Commission and the University of Miami School of Architecture Knight Program in Community Building present "Creating Walkable Communities" at noon at St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 692 Poplar Ave. The lecture is being held in association with the Winchester Park/Intown charrette that will help with the redevelopment of the Winchester Park neighborhood on the northeast corner of Downtown. For more information, call 525-0801.
The Cotton Museum at the Memphis Cotton Exchange hosts a book signing for Perre Magness, author of "The Party With A Purpose: 75 Years of Carnival in Memphis" at noon at 65 Union Ave. Call 531-7826 for more information.
Mpact Memphis, the Financial Planners Association and Christian Brothers University offer an investment basics seminar from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Buckman Hall on the CBU campus, 650 E. Parkway South. Call Mark Jordan at 312-7760 or visit www.mpactmemphis.org to register.
The Dixon Gallery and Gardens presents "Art After Dark" from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 4339 Park Ave. The featured film for this installment of the "Long Hot Summer Film Series" is the 1958 film "The Long Hot Summer" starring Paul Newman and Joanna Woodward. Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m. and the film begins at 7 p.m. For more information, call 761-5250.
The Downtown Neighborhood Association meets at 6:30 p.m. at Green Beetle, 325 S. Main St. Joseph Lee, president and CEO of Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division, is the guest speaker. Call 527-DNA1 for more information.
The Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce and the Bartlett Council of Homeowners Associations present "County Candidates Forum" at 7 p.m. at the Bartlett Performing Arts & Conference Center, 3663 Appling Road. Candidates running for district attorney, trustee, sheriff, county clerk and register are expected to attend. For more information, call 372-9457.
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence (ANE), formerly the Grant Center, presents "Grant Writing 101" from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Assisi Foundation of Memphis, 515 Erin Drive. Cost is $75 for members and $115 for non-members. Visit www.npexcellence.org to register.
Harrah's Entertainment and the Mid-South chapter of the American Red Cross present "Friday Relief" at 6 p.m. at The Happy Mexican Restaurant, 385 S. Second St. Admission is $10. Call 529-9991 for more information.
The Memphis City Council meets at 3:30 p.m. at City Hall, 125 N. Main St. Call 576-6786 for details.
The Small Business Chamber hosts "Fundamentals of Networking" from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Owen Brennan's Restaurant, 6150 Poplar Ave. Visit www.smallbusinesschamber.com for more information.