The Policy Review Committee will meet Wednesday at 9 a.m. in the Center City Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St.

Talk Shoppe will present “Small Business Start-up and Maintenance Support” Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call 482-0354.

Methodist North Hospital will host free hip and knee replacement information classes Wednesday and Feb. 23 from 11 a.m. to noon at Methodist North, 3960 New Covington Pike. Space is limited. For reservations, call 516-5639.

Methodist South Hospital will host two lunch and learn sessions titled “Take Nutrition to Heart” Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in meeting rooms A and B at Methodist South, 1300 Wesley Drive. Methodist South chef Ibrahima Toure will give healthy cooking demonstrations. Registration is required. To register, call 888-777-5959.

The Memphis Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America will meet Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at the Fogelman Executive Conference Center on the University of Memphis campus. Tori Rose of Blue Media Boutique LLC and Mary Beth West of Mary Beth West Consulting LLC will speak. To register, visit

Real Talk: Youth Violence, a community forum, will be held Wednesday from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. and Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell invite the public to candidly discuss issues affecting the safety of children. The event is free and open to the public. For reservations, call 507-4198 or e-mail

Memphis Urban League Young Professionals will hold an Education Matters Fact Forum Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Church Health Center, 1115 Union Ave. The forum will discuss how the referendum to consolidate Memphis City Schools and Shelby County Schools will impact students. To submit a question in advance, e-mail Toya Cobb at

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 review best practices of fundraising and critical issues that must be addressed to be successful in a challenging economic environment. 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