VOL. 127 | NO. 24 | Monday, February 6, 2012
The second annual Farm to Table Conference for Mid-South Producers will be held Monday, Feb. 6, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Memphis Bioworks Foundation conference enter, 20 Dudley St. The conference is a forum for farmers, consumers, entrepreneurs and other interested groups to discuss ideas for developing the local food system of Memphis and the Mid-South. For more information, visit www.growmemphis.org.
The Greater Memphis Chamber breakfast forum will be held Wednesday, Feb. 9, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. at The Peabody hotel, 149 Union Ave. Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich will speak. Cost is $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers. Registration is due Monday, Feb. 6. To register, contact Ericka Milford at 543-3518 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rhodes College will present a lecture by Harvard Law professor Robert Mnookin titled “Bargaining with the Devil” Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 5 p.m. in Blount Auditorium of Buckman Hall on the Rhodes campus. The talk is free and open to the public.
Saint Francis Center for Surgical Weight Loss will host a free informational seminar on bariatric surgery Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 7 p.m. at Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis, 5959 Park Ave. Seating is limited. To reserve a seat, call 765-1849.
Talk Shoppe will present “10 Tips to Hiring the Right Person” Wednesday, Feb. 8, 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.
Cannon Wright Blount certified public accounting firm will continue its series of seminars about Quickbooks accounting software Wednesday, Feb. 8, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the firm, 756 Ridge Lake Blvd. Each two-hour class costs $75. Seating is limited. To reserve a place, visit www.cannonwrightblount.com/resources, and for more information, call Debbie Bossé or Cathy Russell at 685-7500.
Methodist North Hospital will offer a free hip and knee replacement class Wednesday, Feb. 8, from 11 a.m. to noon at the hospital’s Total Joint Center, 3960 New Covington Pike. Space is limited. To reserve a seat, call 516-5639.
Harvard Law Professor Robert Mnookin will speak Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 4 p.m. in the Wade Auditorium at the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 1 N. Front St. In his lecture, titled “Bargaining with the Devil,” Mnookin will discuss how to decide whether to negotiate or fight. A reception will follow the lecture. The event is free and open to the public.