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VOL. 123 | NO. 41 | Thursday, February 28, 2008


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The Memphis Regional Chamber will hold its monthly "Breakfast Forum: News and Networking for Business Professionals" today from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Marriott East, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. The cost to attend is $20 for chamber members and $30 for nonmembers. For more information, visit www.memphischamber.com or contact Ericka Milford at 543-3518 or emilford@memphischamber.com.

The Young Lawyers Division of the Memphis Bar Association will host its Basketball League Draft in conjunction with the YLD Happy Hour today at 5 p.m. at the Flying Saucer, 130 Peabody Place. The Happy Hour begins at 5 p.m. and the draft at 5:30 p.m.

The Orpheum Theatre will present "David Copperfield: An Intimate Evening of Grand Illusion" today at 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. at the theater, 203 S. Main St. Tickets range from $39.50 to $46.50 and are available at Davis-Kidd Booksellers, 387 Perkins Road Extended, by visiting www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 252-3000.

The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art Curator Okwui Enwezor will speak today at 7 p.m. about the exhibition "Snap Judgments: New Positions in Contemporary African Photography," which opens Saturday and runs through May 25 at the museum, 1934 Poplar Ave. The exhibit is the first major one in the country in a decade that examines current photographic works from Africa.

The Memphis Symphony Orchestra will host violinist Susie Park for "Park and Mozart," part of the Paul and Linnea Bert Chamber Series, Friday at 8 p.m. at First Congregational Church, 1000 S. Cooper St. Tickets are $45 and can be bought by calling 537-2525, visiting the MSO box office at 585 S. Mendenhall Road, or going to www.memphissymphony.org.

The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law will hold a free recruitment fair Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon in Room 250 of the law school, 3715 Central Ave. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 678-2528. Prospective students will learn the requirements for law school admission, as well as other information.

The Tennessee Department of Human Services Child Care Facilities Corp. will conduct a five-part series of training classes to discuss starting and operating a child care business. The first class will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Norris Road Church of Christ, 1055 Norris Road. Cost is $25 per person per class, and registrations can be made by calling 615-532-0936.

Team in Training is hosting the first Wedding Crashers fundraiser to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of the Mid-South March 22 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Jay Etkin Gallery, 409 S. Main St. Guests will get to eat wedding cake, dance to wedding songs and bid in a silent auction. Tickets are $40 per person if bought before Saturday, and $50 after Saturday. To buy tickets, call Chris Albonetti at 825-1159.

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