VOL. 126 | NO. 39 | Friday, February 25, 2011
The Memphis Gavel Club will meet Friday at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Henry Brenner from Goodwill Industries will speak. For more information, call Bob Gray at 494-8639.
The Rotary Club of Memphis Central will meet Friday from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Chickasaw Country Club, 3395 Galloway Ave. Onie Johns, founder of Caritas Village, will speak. Cost is $25 for guests. For reservations, call Karen Shea at 683-9099.
The Greater Memphis Chamber will hold the Move It Memphis 10K/5K Saturday. The race will begin at 10 a.m. at Handy Park on Beale Street. For registration information, visit www.moveitmemphis10k.com.
Methodist South Hospital will host Day of Dance for Health Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Southland Mall, 1215 Southland Mall. The event will include health screenings, a fashion show and dancing. For more information, visit www.dayofdance.org or www.methodisthealth.org.
The IRIS Orchestra will team with the Tennessee Shakespeare Co. for “Sunrise, Spring and a Midsummer’s Night” Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Germantown Performing Arts Centre, 1801 Exeter Road. Single tickets are $55. For more information, call the Germantown Performing Arts Centre at 751-7500.
Youth Villages will hold the 22nd Annual Soup Sunday on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at FedExForum, 191 Beale St. The event will include, soup, gumbo, specialty items, bread, dessert, children’s activities, adult beverages and a VIP Souper Party. Adults and children of all ages are welcome. All funds raised will benefit Youth Villages. For more information or tickets, visit www.youthvillages.org/soupsunday.
HopeWorks Inc. will host its third annual fundraiser breakfast, “A Morning of Hope with Bill Strickland,” March 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Woodland Hills Event Center, 10000 Woodland Hills Drive. Strickland, chief executive officer of Manchester Bidwell Corp. and recent appointment to the White House Council for Community Solutions, will speak. Tickets are $50 per person or $500 for a table of 10. For more information or tickets, visit www.whyhopeworks.org or call 272-3700, ext. 107, by Sunday.
The Tennessee Beta Unit of Parliamentarians will hold its monthly meeting and educational program Monday at 6 p.m. at the Poplar-White Station Branch Library, 5094 Poplar Ave.