VOL. 126 | NO. 172 | Friday, September 2, 2011
The Daily News’ offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 5, in observance of Labor Day. Offices reopen at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, and will remain open during normal business hours.
The Greater Memphis Chamber will present “HobNob: Politics in the Park” Wednesday, Sept. 7, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the AutoZone Park courtyard, 200 Union Ave. Attendees can mingle with elected officials and political candidates and enjoy barbecue and beer. The event is free but space is limited. Registration is due Monday, Sept. 5. To register, contact Beverly Davis at 543-3547 or email@example.com.
The Church Health Center will hold a free congregational health promoter class starting Tuesday, Sept. 6, and continuing through the following eight Tuesdays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Church Health Center Wellness, 1115 Union Ave. The class helps people start or strengthen a health ministry in their congregation. For more information or to sign up, call 261-8833 or visit www.churchhealthcenter.org.
Talk Shoppe will present “Quick Fixes to Remove Spyware, Speed Up Your PC and Data Backup” Wednesday, Sept. 7, 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 Small Business Chamber will hold a lunch titled “Doing Business with the Memphis Latino Community” Sept. 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call Sally Baker Brenner at 748-8889.
The Arc Mid-South will hold a membership kickoff celebration Thursday, Sept. 8, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at its office, 3485 Poplar Ave., suite 210. The event will include health screenings, light refreshments, door prizes and more. For more information, visit www.thearcmidsouth.org.
The J.K. Lewis Senior Center & Shelby County Books from Birth will hold a book sale Thursday, Sept. 8, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., and Friday, Sept. 9, and Saturday, Sept. 10, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the senior center, 1188 North Parkway. A story time will be held Saturday, Sept. 10, at 10 a.m. at the center. Admission is $5 for the spaghetti dinner held Thursday during the book sale. For more information, call 576-4255.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host author discussions Thursday, Sept. 8, and Friday, Sept. 9, at the store, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Dr. Mary C. McDonald, superintendent of Catholic schools in the Diocese of Memphis, will hold a discussion and signing of her book “A History With God” Thursday at 6 p.m. Gen Kelsang Mondrub will lead a discussion about “How to Solve Our Human Problems: The Four Noble Truths” Friday at 6 p.m. For details, call the store at 683-9801.