VOL. 126 | NO. 227 | Monday, November 21, 2011
The Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Memphis will host “Lunch with an Entrepreneur” Monday, Nov. 21, at noon at the FedEx Institute of Technology, 365 Innovation Blvd. Jason Gillum, president and founder of Millennium Search, will speak. For more information or to register, visit lunchwithanentrepreneur1121.eventbrite.com.
Memphis Bioworks Business Association will present “Cellular Therapies and Regenerative Strategies for Treatment of Diabetes,” given by Dr. Camillo Ricordi Tuesday, Nov. 22, at 4 p.m. at Bioworks, 20 S. Dudley St. Ricordi is the Stacy Joy Goodman Professor of Surgery; Distinguished Professor of Medicine; professor of Biomedical Engineering, Microbiology & Immunology; and director, Diabetes Research Institute and Cell Transplant Center, all at the University of Miami.
The Uptown Partnership, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Riverfront Development Corp. and LRK will hold an Uptown West Master Planning Public Meeting Tuesday, Nov. 22, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the BRIDGES Center, 477 N. Fifth St. The public meeting will discuss master-planning concepts and guiding principles for a Master Plan for the area bounded by A.W. Willis Avenue, Second Street, North Island Drive and the Wolf River Harbor. For more information, visit www.uptownmemphiswest.com.
Saint Francis Hospital will host a free surgical weight loss seminar discussing bariatric surgery Tuesday, Nov. 22, at 7 p.m. at the hospital, 5959 Park Ave. For more information or to reserve a seat, call 765-1849.
The Orpheum Theatre will present the musical “Irving Berlin’s White Christmas” Tuesday, Nov. 22, through Sunday, Nov. 27, at the theater, 203 S. Main St. For tickets and showtimes, call 682-8323 or visit www.orpheum-memphis.com.
Talk Shoppe will present “Open Microphone Discussing Hot Business Topics” Wednesday, Nov. 23, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call Jo Garner at 482-0354.
The Peabody Hotel will host a Thanksgiving Day brunch Thursday, Nov. 24, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the mezzanine at the hotel, 149 Union Ave. Cost is $55 for adults and $20 for children. For reservations, call 529-3668. Thanksgiving Day dinner at the Capriccio Grill is from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Cost is $40 for adults and $15 for children. For reservations, call 529-4199. Thanksgiving Day dinner at Chez Philippe is $70 per person and includes a four-course menu. For reservations, call 529-4188. A Christmas tree-lighting ceremony will be held Friday, Nov. 25, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. It is free and open to the public.