VOL. 126 | NO. 190 | Thursday, September 29, 2011
The Harahan Bridge Project Lunch Presentation will be held Thursday, Sept. 29, at noon at the Cotton Museum, 65 Union Ave. Greg Maxted, executive director of the Harahan Bridge Project, will offer an overview of the obstacles and opportunities involved in bringing the vision to fruition. The event is free and open to the public. For more information or to reserve a space, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
PixelOptics will hold a sneak peek of its new electronic eyeglasses emPower! Thursday, Sept. 29, from noon to 5 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Representatives will provide demonstrations. The event is open to pre-registered, Memphis-based optometrists. For more information, visit www.pixeloptics.com or www.empowereyewear.com.
The Church Health Center will hold a benefit art show featuring the work of Rose Klimek, inspired by her fight with breast cancer, Thursday, Sept. 29, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Church Health Center Wellness, 1115 Union Ave. The event is free and open to the public. For more information or to sign up, call 272-7170 or visit www.churchhealthcenter.org.
Christian Brothers University will host chemical engineer, businessman and author Joe Shuster Thursday, Sept. 29, at 7 p.m. in Spain Auditorium on the CBU campus. Shuster will discuss “Energy Foolishness to Energy Independence.” To register, email email@example.com or call 321-3291.
Rotary Club of Memphis Central will meet Friday, Sept. 30, from 11:45 to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis. Dr. Peter Brand, professor of ancient history at the University of Memphis, will speak about Egyptology. Cost is $15 for nonmembers. To reserve a seat, call Karen Shea at 683-9099.
William S. Parks, an attorney with Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs LLP, will conduct a seminar about the nation’s new patent law and how it will affect business and entrepreneurs Friday, Sept. 30 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at International Paper, Tower 3, 6420 Poplar Ave. The seminar is free and open to the public. For attorneys seeking continuing legal education hours, attendance fees range from $45 to $55. For more information, contact Shelia Webster at 537-1000 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Daily News Green Seminar will be Oct. 6 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art auditorium, 1934 Poplar Ave. The seminar will focus on sustainable energy and how pubic and private initiatives are reshaping everything from economic development to real estate construction. Cost is $25. To register, visit www.memphisdailynews.com/seminar.