VOL. 126 | NO. 125 | Tuesday, June 28, 2011
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop Tuesday, June 28, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at its office, 5100 Poplar Ave., suite 502. Participants will learn how to search for and find the most promising grant opportunities for their organizations. Cost is $60 for members, $110 for nonmembers and $55 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
The Downtown Neighborhood Association will hold a membership meeting Tuesday, June 28, at the Orpheum Theatre, 203 S. Main St. A tour will be given at 5:40 p.m. Social time will begin at 6 p.m., and announcements and a special message from Orpheum President Pat Halloran will be at 6:30 p.m.
Karyn Henley, author of the new novel “Breath of Angel,” will sign copies Tuesday, June 28, at 6 p.m. at The Booksellers at Laurelwood, 387 Perkins Road Extended. For more information, call 683-9801.
Talk Shoppe will present “The Mastermind Principle” Wednesday, June 29, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Hyatt Place, 9161 Winchester Road. For more information, call Jo Garner at 482-0354.
Phelps Security and the Lipscomb Pitts Breakfast Club will present BIG for Memphis Wednesday, June 29, from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Oak Court Mall. The event will feature two Memphis Police Department colonels discussing Blue C.R.U.S.H. and providing stats, tips, community project updates and more. The event is free. For reservations, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Germantown Aesthetics will host Artefill Day, a come-and-go educational event and open house Wednesday, June 29, at its facility at 7475 Poplar Pike. The open house will offer information seminars from the Germantown Aesthetics team. For more information, call 624-5605 or visit www.lasermemphis.com.
The Leadership Academy will host “Brilliant, Crazy, Cocky: What emerging market entrepreneurs teach us about staying put and succeeding in the new global economy” Wednesday, June 29, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The event will feature Sarah Lacy, senior editor of TechCrunch, being interviewed by FedEx Chief Information Officer Rob Carter. To reserve a seat, visit lacyluncheon.eventbrite.com.
United Housing and Shelby Residential and Vocational Services will hold a grand opening ribbon-cutting for a new home for people with disabilities Wednesday, June 29, at 2 p.m. at 1586 Oakwood Drive. For more information, visit www.srvs.org.