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VOL. 127 | NO. 9 | Friday, January 13, 2012

Events

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Rhodes College will debut its new lecture series, Communities in Conversation, with a discussion with linguist, political activist and writer Noam Chomsky Friday, Jan. 13, at 5 p.m. in McCallum Ballroom, Bryan Campus Life Center at Rhodes College. Chomsky will discuss the Occupy Wall Street movement. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information about the series, contact Dr. Jonathan Judaken at 843-3292 or judakenj@rhodes.edu.

Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis will host free surgical weight loss seminars Saturday, Jan. 14, at 10 a.m. and Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. at the hospital, 5959 Park Ave. Seating is limited. To reserve a seat, call 765-1849.

The Mid-South Peace and Justice Center will celebrate its 30th anniversary Saturday, Jan. 14, at First Congregational Church, 1000 S. Cooper St. Noam Chomsky will give the keynote address. Cost is $50 per person for the seated banquet at 6 p.m. and $20 per person for general admission at 7 p.m. Both include the full program. For more information or to buy tickets, visit www.midsouthpeace.org.

The Memphis Chapter of Executive Women International will meet Thursday, Jan. 19, at 5:30 p.m. at The Grove Grill, 4550 Poplar Ave. Rachel Lyles, a Dave Ramsey certified financial adviser, will speak. Cost is $35 per person. Reservations are due Friday, Jan. 13. To reserve a place, contact Deborah Vaughn at 726-3498, 373-6081 or deborah.vaughn@lonesource.com.

The Memphis Symphony Orchestra will present “The Russians: Rachmaninoff to Tchaikovsky” Saturday, Jan. 14, at 8 p.m. at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 255 N. Main St. A second performance will be held Sunday, Jan. 15, at 2:30 p.m. at the Germantown Performing Arts Centre, 1801 Exeter Road. For tickets, call 537-2525 or visit www.memphissymphony.org.

The Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South will host a breakfast seminar Tuesday, Jan. 17, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at 3693 Tyndale Drive. Marlin McKelvy of Consumer Directed Benefit Solutions will speak on “The New Health Insurance Landscape: Public and Private Health Insurance Exchanges, Guaranteed Issue Health Insurance and You.” For reservations, contact Susan Harris at 757-8617 or sharris@bbbmidsouth.org.

Talk Shoppe will present “Making Money Domaining, Parking and More” Wednesday, Jan. 18, 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.

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