VOL. 126 | NO. 112 | Thursday, June 9, 2011
The National Hispanic Association will meet Thursday, June 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Rakesh Kochhar, associate director of research for the Pew Hispanic Center in Washington, will speak about the growth of Tennessee’s Hispanic population. Cost is free for members and $25 for nonmembers. For reservations, call Ashley Hardin at 466-6476.
The Memphis Investors Group will meet Thursday, June 9, at 6 p.m. at the Memphis Hilton, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Vena Jones-Cox, will speak on “How to Find More Great Deals Than You Can Handle.” Admission is free for first-time visitors and members. Repeat visitors pay $20. For more information, visit www.memphisinvestorsgroup.com.
Play for Jay, an event honoring the life and memory of Memphis restaurateur Jay Uiberall, who died in August, will be held Thursday, June 9, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Alfred’s on Beale, 197 Beale St. The evening will include blackjack, roulette and other games, and a cash bar and hors d’oeuvres buffet. Proceeds will be donated to the Jay Uiberall Legacy Fund to support philanthropic causes including assisting aspiring restaurateurs. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. For tickets, call Destination King at 766-1836 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
David Allan Coe will perform Thursday, June 9, at 7 p.m. at Handy Park. Brad Kessler will open the show. Cost is $10.
The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art will present screenings of the animated film “Gravity Was Everywhere Back Then” Thursday, June 9, at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. For more information or tickets, call 544-6208.
The National Association of Women Business Owners Memphis will hold the “Strut to Success” mixer and dinner Tuesday, June 14, at 5:30 p.m. at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Patricia Wesson, president of Contracts for Women Inc. and past president of NAWBO Memphis, will speak. Cost is $34 before Friday, June 10, and $39 after. To register, visit nawbomemphis06142011.eventbrite.com. For more information, call Natasha Bowen at 647-3922 or Nita Black at 413-1315.
The Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library will host a two-day book sale Friday, June 10, and Saturday, June 11, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the library, 3030 Poplar Ave. More than 15,000 books and materials will be on sale.
The Rotary Club of Memphis Central will meet Friday, June 10, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Dr. Jann Sherman, chair of the University of Memphis Department of History, will speak. For reservations, call Karen Shea at 683-9099.