Talk Shoppe will present “Tips on Tennessee Landlord-Tenant Laws” Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call 482-0354.

The Center City Commission Design Review Board will meet Wednesday at 5 p.m. in the CCC conference room, 114 N. Main St.

The Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce will hold Staying Ahead of the Curve workshop Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. at 2969 Elmore Park Road. The topic is “Search Engine Optimization,” which will discuss how to help your business benefit from the broad reach of the Internet. To register, call 372-9457 or e-mail

The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at its office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. Participants will become familiar with the basic principles of grant writing and the tools needed for a successful proposal. Cost is for $99 members, $150 for nonmembers and $89 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit

The Mid-South Area Business Travelers Association will meet Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Westin Memphis Beale Street, 170 Lt. George W. Lee Ave. Bridget DiCello will talk about time management made simple. For more information, visit

The First Thursday Night Out will be held Thursday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Cooper-Young Neighborhood. The evening will include discounts on dining, shopping and free music at the businesses of Cooper-Young.

Lowe’s will hold a special fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis as part of its store opening Thursday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the new store, 425 New Byhalia Road in Collierville. All Lowe’s gift cards purchased will be matched dollar-for dollar up to $5,000.

The Memphis Chapter of the Association of Women Attorneys will hold its 31st Annual Banquet and Silent Auction Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. The banquet benefits University of Memphis law student scholarships. Cost is $55 for members, $65 for nonmembers and $30 for law students. For tickets, contact Leah Hillis at 524-5184 or