VOL. 126 | NO. 166 | Thursday, August 25, 2011
The Downtown Memphis Commission board of directors will meet Thursday, Aug. 25, at noon at 114 N. Main St. For more information, call 575-0540.
Lipscomb Pitts Breakfast Club will present the Female Business Leader Lunch Thursday, Aug. 25, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Napa Café, 5101 Sanderlin Ave., suite 122. The female-focused lunch brings various business leaders together. For reservations, email Jeremy Park at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Methodist North Hospital Stroke Support Group will meet Thursday, Aug. 25, at 5 p.m. in meeting room one at the hospital, 3960 New Covington Pike. The two topics are “Stroke Medications” and “Stroke Wii-Hab: Using the Wii for Therapy and Fun.” For more information or to register, call Connie Holland at 516-5646 or visit www.methodisthealth.org.
The Urban Child Institute will host a back-to-school seminar series titled “Touch Talk Read Play Using the Better Brains for Babies” informational content Aug. 31 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Urban Child Institute, 600 Jefferson Ave. Other seminars will be held Sept. 7, 14 and 21. Reservations are due Thursday, Aug. 25. For reservations, email Katy Spurlock at email@example.com.
The Gavel Club of Memphis will meet Friday, Aug. 26, at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Hank Newman of Brother International will speak. For more information, call Bob Gray at 290-5721.
The Third Annual Strategic Financial Partners 5K benefiting Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital will be held Saturday, Aug. 27, at 8:30 a.m. in the Ridgeway Loop. Early packet pick-up will be Friday, Aug. 26, from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Strategic Financial Partners’ office, 795 Ridge Lake Blvd., suite 200. For more information or to register, visit www.sfp5k.com.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host its first “Determined to be a Doctor Someday Symposium” Saturday, Aug. 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 800 Madison Ave. Dr. Raymond Gist, president of the American Dental Association, will speak from 10:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. For more information, visit www.determinedtobeadoctor.org or call Dr. Christina Rosenthal at 758-2127.
HealthSpring will hold auditions for the fourth annual Silver Stars talent competition for musicians, singers and dancers ages 60 and older Saturday, Aug. 27, and Sunday, Aug. 28, from noon to 6 p.m. at Minglewood Hall, 1555 Madison Ave. For more information, visit www.hssilverstars.com or call Billy Block at 665-8772.