VOL. 127 | NO. 38 | Friday, February 24, 2012
FAcademics will hold an opening celebration Friday, Feb. 24, at 9 a.m. at its location, 2182 West St. FAcademics is a tutoring and learning company specializing in academic services for all ages, grades and subjects. For more information, visit www.facademics.com or call 755-7797.
The Downtown Memphis Commission board of directors will meet Friday, Feb. 24, at noon at 114 N. Main St.
The Better Business Bureau will host its quarterly ethics council meeting Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 7:30 a.m. at the BBB, 3693 Tyndale Drive. The topic is “Ethical Choices … and the Risks.” Cost is $5. For reservations, email cynthia@HRprosMemphis.com by noon Friday, Feb. 24.
eighty3 will begin a four-week, free-tasting series on Sunday nights for Memphis food- and beverage-industry service staff Sunday, Feb. 26, from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the restaurant, 83 Madison Ave. Thirty reservations will be accepted each Sunday. For reservations, email full name and place of employment to firstname.lastname@example.org by noon Friday, Feb. 24. Reservations are limited to one event per person.
The Greater Memphis Chamber will hold the Move It Memphis Race 10K/5K Saturday, Feb. 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 200 Beale St. The race will benefit the chamber. To register, visit www.memphischamber.com.
Methodist South Hospital will host Methodist South Day to Dance for Health Saturday, Feb. 25, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Southland Mall, 1215 Southland Mall. There will be dance demonstrations, health screenings and a fashion show. Health education will be available. For more information, visit www.mlh.org.
The Haitian Art Auction at Café Ole will be held Saturday, Feb. 25, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the restaurant, 959 S. Cooper St. The event will include live music by Frank Montelone, free appetizers and a cash bar with all proceeds going to The Haitian Project. All paintings will come directly from Haiti. For more information or to make a donation, call 210-7463 or visit www.haitianproject.org.