VOL. 121 | NO. 146 | Monday, July 24, 2006
This Week In Memphis
CCC Committee to Hear Funding Request From Medical Center Advisory Board
The Shelby County Board of Commissioners meets at 1:30 p.m. at the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. Call 545-4301 for more information.
The Memphis Bar Association's Technology Committee presents "Creative Solutions for Voluminous Records" from noon to 1 p.m. in the MBA conference room at Brinkley Plaza, 80 Monroe Ave., Ste. 220. Cost is $30 for members and $40 for non-members. For more information, call Lesia Beach at 527-3573 or visit www.memphisbar.org.
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.
State Rep. Henri E. Brooks, D-Memphis, and the Concerned Citizens Coalition host a town hall meeting from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Orange Mound Community Service Center, 2569 Park Ave. For more information, call 775-2527.
The Collierville Chamber of Commerce presents "Monthly Wine Dinner at Fino Villa" at 6:30 p.m. at Fino Villa Cucina Italiano, 875 W. Poplar Ave. Cost is $60 per person and includes a six- to eight-course meal paired with wine. Call 861-2626 for more information.
The Memphis Regional Chamber holds a chamber orientation meeting from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at 22 N. Front St., Ste. 200. Contact Sally Minor Cook at 543-3546 or firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence (ANE) holds a membership orientation at 8:30 a.m. at 606 S. Mendenhall St., Ste. 108. Visit www.npexcellence.org for more information.
The Memphis BioWorks Development Council holds the BioWorks Speaker Series Luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The featured speaker for July is Dr. Elizabeth Hood, vice chancellor of research and technology transfer at Arkansas State University. She presents "Bioethanol as a Sustainable Energy Alternative." Cost is $20. Contact Brenda Montgomery at 543-3541 or email@example.com for reservations.
Mid-South Arc hosts a complimentary wine and cheese reception to commemorate the birth of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the National Civil Rights Museum, 450 Mulberry St. The ADA was signed into law on July 26, 1990. The museum also will offer tours at a discounted rate starting at 5 p.m. For more information, call 327-2473.
The Memphis chapter of Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) presents "How to Successfully Operate a Small Business" from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. At the seminar, speakers will cover a range of topics from "How to Select the Proper Legal Forms" to "What Banks Look for in Making Loans." Cost is $75. Call 544-3588 or visit www.scorememphis.org to register.
The Metropolitan Planning Organization Transportation Policy Board meets from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Central Station, 545 S. Main St. For more information, call 576-6601.
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence (ANE) presents "Top 5 Things I Wish I Knew About Microsoft Word" from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Southwest Tennessee Community College-Union Campus, 737 Union Ave. Cost is $20 for members and $30 for non-members. Visit www.npexcellence.org to register.
The Circuit Playhouse holds the opening night performance for "I Am My Own Wife" at 8 p.m. at 1705 Poplar Ave. The production runs through Aug. 27. For more information, call 726-4656 or visit www.playhouseonthesquare.org.
The Adoption Center of the Mid-South presents "Mood Matters" from 10 a.m. to noon at AGAPE Child & Family Services, 111 Racine St. The workshop will focus on effective anger management, resolving conflict and ways to create and sustain a chaos-free environment. Cost is $10 per person and $15 per couple. Deadline to register is July 26. Call Jan McKinney or Melodie Miller at 327-6650 to register.
The Dixon Gallery and Gardens presents "Tea for Two" at 2 p.m. at 4339 Park Ave. Doris Day stars in this 1950s film about an heiress who invests her fortune in a Broadway musical only to see the stock market crash, along with her investment. Call 761-5250 for more information.