The Memphis Area Transit Authority will hold customer-appreciation days Wednesday through Friday. Events will include discounts, snacks and gifts Wednesday and Thursday at the American Way Transit Center, North End Terminal and Airways Transit Center. MATA rides will be 25 cents all day Friday.

The Sales & Marketing Society of the Mid-South will hold its monthly meeting Wednesday, April 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Jay Myers, founder and president of InterActive Solutions Inc., will speak. Cost is free for SMS members; nonmembers pay $25 online or $30 at the door. Visit sms-midsouth to register.

Rotary Club of Memphis East will meet Wednesday, April 18, at noon at the Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Drive. Steve Ehrhart, executive director of the AutoZone Liberty Bowl, will speak. Cost is $17. Email Lee Hughes at for reservations.

The Downtown Parking Authority will meet Wednesday at 4 p.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St.

Indie Memphis will host “An Evening with Don Hertzfeldt” Wednesday, April 18, at 7 p.m. at Studio on the Square, 2105 Court St. Hertzfeldt is an animator and Academy Award nominee. Cost is $10. Visit

On Location: Memphis International Film & Music Fest will be held Thursday, April 19, through Sunday, April 22. Visit for locations, show times and ticket prices.

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC will present a labor and employment breakfast briefing Thursday, April 19, from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Baker Donelson offices, 165 Madison Ave., suite 2000. Robert Williams and Mabel Arroyo-Tirado will present “Ensuring Compliance When Hiring Foreign Nationals.” Cost is free. Email

Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. will present a lunch with actress Marlee Matlin Thursday, April 19, from noon to 1:15 p.m. at the Memphis Hilton, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. A silent auction will begin at 11 a.m. Tickets are $100 for individuals and $1,000 for a table. Proceeds will benefit the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women. For more information or tickets, call 227-7123.

The Memphis Chapter of Executive Women International will meet Thursday, April 19, at 5:30 p.m. at L’Ecole Culinaire, 11245 N. Germantown Parkway. Cost is $35 per person. Contact Deborah Vaughn at or 726-3498.