The Engineers' Club of Memphis will host a luncheon to kick off Engineers' Week today from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Cost is $21 per person or $190 for a table of 10. Reservations are required and can be made by contacting R.M. "Marty" Millar at 624-0909 or

Rhodes College will present "SiCKO," Michael Moore's documentary on the American health care system, today at 7 p.m. in the Blount Auditorium of Buckman Hall on the Rhodes campus. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, e-mail professor Stephan Haynes at

The Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday at noon in the Steamboat Room of the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. A lunch buffet will be provided for $18. Shelby County Mayor A C Wharton Jr. will give his annual State of the County address. Reservations should be made to Taylor Hughes at 526-1318 or

The Memphis Chapter of Financial Executives International will hold its monthly dinner Tuesday beginning with cocktails at 6 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. at the Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave. Reservations are required. For more information, contact Thomas Branyon at 433-8074 or

A Shelby County Charter Amendments public hearing will be held Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Bishop Byrne High School, 1475 E. Shelby Drive. For more information, call Steve Summerall at 545-4301.

The Sales and Marketing Society of the
will hold its monthly luncheon Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Select at Poplar Avenue and Interstate 240. David Yawn, assistant publisher and executive editor for The Daily News, will present "Better Prospecting through Localized Data Mining." The event is free for members and $25 for nonmembers, including lunch. Reservations can be made online at, or by calling 937-5532.

The Memphis Bar Association will hold a continuing legal education course Wednesday from noon to 2 p.m. at The Peabody Hotel, 149 Union Ave. The title is "Contempt of Court" and the event is worth two hours' general CLE credit. For more information, call the MBA at 527-3573.

The Performance Excellence Association of the Mid-South (PerfX) will hold a luncheon Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Shelby County Training Auditorium in the Peggy Edmiston Building, 1075 Mullins Station Road. Kathi L. Clark, managing director of national sort operations at FedEx, will present "What's Wrong with Quality in America?" Lunch is $7 for PerfX members and $10 for nonmembers. Reservations are due by noon today. To R.S.V.P., contact Harriet Browning at 831-0230 or

The Shelby County Beer Board will meet Thursday at 2 p.m. in the fourth-floor committee room of the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. For more information, call Steve Summerall at 545-4301.