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VOL. 124 | NO. 118 | Thursday, June 18, 2009


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Christian Brothers University will present the third session of its Family Business Enrichment Series today from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. in the Spain Auditorium in Buckman Hall. The topic of the lecture is “Survival of the Fittest – How to Make Your Family Business Thrive.” For reservations, call 321-3999 or e-mail rsvp@cbu.edu.

The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will present a workshop titled “Online Fundraising Tactics” today 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.

The Shelby County EOC Appeals board will meet today at 9:30 a.m. at the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. For more information, call Steve Summerall at 545-4301.

Social Media Expedition will host TwilightCamp today from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at ArtsMemphis, 575 S. Mendenhall Rd. TwilightCamp is a monthly gathering for casual networking and open discussion with the Memphis community about how social media intersects with life and business. For more information, visit www.socialmediaexpedition.com.

Women on the Move will host Daiquiris & Daisies today at 5:30 p.m. at The Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave. There will be food, drinks and a silent auction that will benefit the RISE Foundation. Cost is $30 per person. For reservations, call 684-1010, Ext. 225.

The Lichterman Nature Center will hold an evening of barbecue, bourbon and beer tasting today from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the nature center, 5992 Quince Road. Advance reservations are required. For reservations, contact Ann Jackson at ajackson@memphistn.gov or 320-6424.

The Memphis Chapter of Executive Women International will meet today at 5:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Dr. Richard Webby of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will speak about the H1N1 virus. Cost is $35 and reservations are required. For reservations, call Barbara Taylor at 828-0046.

The Memphis Metropolitan Planning Organization will hold a public meeting today at 5:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The meeting will discuss the effects of the railroad that runs parallel to Southern Avenue. For more information, call 379-7840.

Frayser Community Development Corp. will host a Tax Appeal Workshop today from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 3684 N. Watkins St. For more information, call 354-9402.

Friends of St. Jude Young Professionals will meet for networking and socializing today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Brookhaven Pub & Grill, 695 W. Brookhaven Circle. Appetizers will be provided. Admission is $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers. R.S.V.P. to fosj.memphis@gmail.com.

The Urban League Young Professionals will host the next Reinvent Government Listening Tour discussion today at 6 p.m. at the Michael D. Rose Theatre at the University of Memphis. The discussion is designed to facilitate conversation about how a unified, metro government could be more streamlined. For more information, call 545-5400 or e-mail mayorsoffice@shelbycountytn.gov.

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