VOL. 124 | NO. 117 | Wednesday, June 17, 2009
The Center City Development Corp. board of directors will meet today at 9 a.m. in the Center City Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St.
The Shelby County Commission will hold committee meetings today at 9 a.m. at the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. For more information, call Steve Summerall at 545-4301.
Talk Shoppe will present “How to Help Someone Whose Income has Dropped” today from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call Jo Garner at 482-0354.
Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada PLLC will host the American Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Roundtable today at the firm’s Memphis office, 6075 Poplar Ave., fifth floor. Way Beavers will moderate the discussion on “The KSR Standard for Obviousness: A Pendulum Shift to 20/20 Hindsight?” Lunch will be provided and the discussion is worth one hour of continuing legal education credit. For reservations, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 680-7207.
The Greater Memphis Paralegal Alliance will present “History of Patents and Patent Laws” with Gregory Dorland today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. The presentation is worth one hour of general paralegal continuing legal education credit. Cost is $17 for members and $25 for nonmembers. To register, e-mail email@example.com.
Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will meet today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Select East, 5795 Poplar Ave. Emily Yellin, author of “Our Mothers’ War” and contributor to The New York Times, will present “Your Call is (Not That) Important to Us.” Cost is $25 for guests and $15 for students. For reservations, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or 937-5532.
The Greater Memphis Chamber will hold a metro mixer today from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Minglewood Hall, 1555 Madison Ave. To register, contact Tunga Lee at 543-3571 or email@example.com.
The Memphis Botanic Garden will present a summer series with Dr. Fred Dorn titled “Finding a Job in a Challenging Economy” today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Cost is $145 for Memphis Botanic Garden or Breakfast Club members and $160 for nonmembers.
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will present a workshop titled “Online Fundraising Tactics” Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Alliance office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. John Kenyon will lead the workshop. Cost is $99 for members, $150 for nonmembers and $89 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.