VOL. 123 | NO. 219 | Friday, November 7, 2008
The Memphis Regional Chamber will hold a leadership luncheon today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Dr. Hershel Wall, chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, will speak. For reservations, contact Tunga Lee at 543-3571 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
MPACT Memphis will hold a Lunch Bunch today at noon at the Flying Saucer, 130 Peabody Place. For more information or to make reservations, e-mail Audra Bares at email@example.com.
The 14th Annual Sip Around the World Wine Tasting will be held today from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. The tasting will include fine wines, live music, hors d’oeuvres, and live and silent auctions to benefit the National Kidney Foundation of West Tennessee. Tickets are $65 in advance and $75 at the door. To order tickets, call 683-6185 or visit www.nkfwtn.org.
Launch Memphis and LunaWeb will host Barcamp Memphis today at 6 p.m. and Saturday at 5 p.m. at EmergeMemphis, 516 Tennessee St. The conference is user-generated where participants share what they know and learn what they don’t about entrepreneurship and Web technology. For reservations, visit http://memphisbarcamp.eventbrite.com.
The Memphis Bar Association Wellness Committee will host a paintball day Saturday at 11 a.m. at Memphis Paintball, 9640 Davies Plantation East. The group is reserved under Larry Rice. Those interested should call 372-3383.
The Memphis Literacy Council will present National Family Literacy Day on Saturday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Children’s Museum of Memphis, 2525 Central Ave. There will be literacy related activities for children. Admission is $5.50. For more information, call 327-6000.
The Caregiver Survival Workshop will be held Monday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Longinotti Auditorium of St. Francis Hospital, 5959 Park Ave. The workshop will be presented by Alzheimer’s Day Services of Memphis and will be facilitated by Tom Bergert-Clark. Registration is $20 per person and should be sent to The Caregiver Survival Workshop, Alzheimer’s Day Services of Memphis, 3185 Hickory Hill Road, 38115. For more information, call 372-4585.
Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh PLLC will sponsor a two-hour seminar Dec. 12 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Founders Room of the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Members of CAN Insurance Co. will conduct the seminar titled “Packing Your Parachute: Preparing for Law Practice Risk.” Cost is $95. Those who would like to attend should contact Margaret Vaughn at 525-1455, Ext. 204, or firstname.lastname@example.org.