VOL. 123 | NO. 46 | Thursday, March 6, 2008
The Tennessee Department of Revenue will host its next free bimonthly business workshop today from 9 a.m. to noon in the Memphis Training Room of the Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale St. The workshop is designed to help people encountering business-related taxes for the first time. Registration is available online at www.tennessee.gov/revenue or by calling 213-1400.
The Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce will host a Small Business Sector meeting today at noon at First Tennessee Bank, 7640 Poplar Ave. in Germantown.
The Mid-South Red Cross is honoring Red Cross Month with classes to certify people in CPR and First Aid training. A course on "Fundamentals of Instructor Training," an instructor course prerequisite, will be offered today from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Red Cross Building, 1400 Central Ave. The cost is $40. To register, call 726-1690 or visit www.midsouthredcross.org and go to the "Get Trained" section.
The Association of Fundraising Professionals will host a luncheon today at 11:30 a.m. at Christian Brothers University. Suzanne Copeland, senior vice president of strategic marketing communications for First Tennessee, will present "Securing For-Profit Funding for Non-Profits: An Insider's Guide to the Corporate Jungle." The cost is $15 for members and $25 for nonmembers. To make a reservation, call 255-1705 or visit www.afpmemphis.org.
The Methodist Healthcare Foundation will host its annual Stan Patterson Art of Medicine Lectureship Friday at 8 a.m. at the Medical Education & Research Institute, 44 S. Cleveland St. Dr. Javier R. Kane, the director of Palliative and End-of-Life Care at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, will present "Medical Decision-Making in the Care of Suffering." Seating is limited. For more information, call 516-0500.
The Memphis Botanic Garden's Second Annual Daffodil Dash 5K and Family Fun Run will be held Saturday with registration beginning at 8 a.m. and the race at 10 a.m. Registration is available online at www.racesonline.com. For more information, call Gina Harris, 636-4110.
The South Main Sidewalk Sale will be held Saturday from 10 a.m.to 6 p.m. in the South Main Historic Arts District.