The University of Tennessee Health Science Center today will hold a dedication ceremony honoring Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. for its gift of three buildings: 910, 920 and 930 Madison Ave. The ceremony begins at 10 a.m. in the Freeman Auditorium at the Hamilton Eye Institute, 930 Madison Ave.

The Collierville Chamber of Commerce will host Tennessee Small Business Development Counselor Mark Taylor today from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the chamber, 485 Halle Park Drive. Appointments are free and must be made in advance by calling 853-1949.

Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region will provide free HIV testing and counseling today from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at its center, 1407 Union Ave., Suite 300, in recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. A candlelight vigil will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the South Memphis Alliance, 1048 S. Bellevue Blvd.

The Arc of the Mid-South will host a training class on how to plan for children's financial future today from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Raleigh branch library, 3157 Powers Road. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Megan Long at 507-8568.

A Shelby County Charter Amendments public hearing will be held today at 6:30 p.m. at the Germantown Performing Arts Centre, 1801 Exeter Road. For more information, call Steve Summerall at 545-4301.

The Center City Commission Wayfinding Selection Committee will meet today at 1 p.m. in the CCC office, 114 N. Main St. For more information, contact Dawn Vinson at 575-0555 or

The Charter Commission of Memphis and Shelby County Board of Directors will meet today at 3 p.m. in the fifth-floor conference room of City Hall, 125 N. Main St. For more information, call Bridgett Handy-Clay at 576-6511.

The American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) will host a Thursty? Happy Hour today from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Kudzu's, 603 Monroe Ave. Members and nonmembers are welcome. For more information, e-mail Michael Guthrie at

The National Cotton Council Annual 2008 Meeting will be held today through Monday at The Peabody Hotel, 149 Union Ave. To make a reservation, contact Marjory Walker at 274-9030 or