VOL. 126 | NO. 122 | Thursday, June 23, 2011
Methodist North Hospital will host a free seminar on congestive heart failure Thursday, June 23, from 11 a.m. to1 p.m. at the hospital, 3950 Covington Pike, suite 250. Dr. Claro Diaz, cardiologist with Sutherland Cardiology Clinic, will speak. The event is free and open to the public. To register, call 888-777-5959.
The Center City Commission board of directors will meet Thursday, June 23, at noon in the CCC conference room, 114 N. Main St.
The Small Business Chamber Breakfast Club will meet Friday, June 24, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Office Suites Plus, 6000 Poplar Ave., suite 250. Cost is free to members and first-time guests and $10 for returning guests. For more information, call Melody Douglas at 261-5400.
The Memphis Gavel Club will meet Friday, June 24, at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. John Thatcher, director of development for the American Red Cross, will speak. For more information, call Bob Gray at 290-5721.
The FireHouse Art Gallery will celebrate the work of artist Leonard D. West with a retrospective exhibit of his paintings that will kick off with a reception Friday, June 24, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the FireHouse Community Arts Center, 985 S. Bellevue. The exhibit will be on display throughout July or until a new exhibit opens. For more information, call 948-9522 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Madison Hotel will host a rooftop dinner for the Farm to Fork Tour to benefit the Memphis Farmers Market Friday, June 24, at 6 p.m. at the hotel, 79 Madison Ave. The menu will incorporate fresh meats and produce found at the Memphis Farmers Market accompanied by beer brewed at Ghost River Brewing. Cost is $55 per person. Seating is limited. For reservations, call 333-1224 or visit www.grill83.com.
Larry & Joy Rice will present Taste of Caribe Friday, June 24, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects, 1500 Union Ave. The event will benefit the International Children’s Heart Foundation and include an open bar, fine cigars, Caribbean cuisine and music by Los Cantadores. Tickets are $50. For more information, call 869-4243.
The Memphis Housing Authority in conjunction with McCormack Baron Salazar and Community Capital will hold an opening of the McKinley Park subdivision and the homeownership phase of the 30-home Hope VI development June 25, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the subdivision, 679 E. Georgia Ave. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will include a speech by Robert Lipscomb and a tour of two model homes. For more information, call Charlestine Mitchell at 345-1600.