VOL. 127 | NO. 17 | Thursday, January 26, 2012
The Memphis alumnae association of Kappa Kappa Gamma will hold a luncheon titled “Literacy is Key: A Book and Author Affair” Thursday, Jan. 26, at 11 a.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Authors Kim Edwards and Lisa Patton will speak, and book-signings will follow. Tickets are $45 per person, which benefits Literacy Mid-South. For more information, visit www.memphiskkg.org.
The Methodist North Hospital Stroke Support Group will meet Thursday, Jan. 26, at 4 p.m. at in the Total Joint Center classroom at Methodist North, 3960 New Covington Pike. For more information or to register, call Connie Holland at 516-5646 or visit www.methodisthealth.org.
Allison Rodgers Photography will host an open house Thursday, Jan. 26, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at its new location, 74 N. Main St. in Collierville. The open house will include giveaways, drawings and more. For more information, call 457-7463.
The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art will screen the British Arrows Awards, which recognize the best in British advertising, Thursday, Jan. 26, and Friday, Jan. 27, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 28, and Sunday, Jan. 29, at 2 p.m. at the museum, 1934 Poplar Ave. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.brooksmuseum.com.
The Greater Memphis Chamber will present “Conversation With Mayor A C Wharton Jr.: Mayor Wharton’s Upcoming 100 Days and How it Affects Businesses” Tuesday, Jan. 31, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Cost is $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers. Registration is due Thursday, Jan. 26. To register, contact Ericka Milford at 543-3518 or email@example.com.
LaunchMemphis will present Business BOOSTcamp Saturday, Jan. 28, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at EmergeMemphis, 516 Tennessee St. Entrepreneurs who are starting a company are encouraged to attend. Industry experts will lead presentations on entrepreneurial problem-solving processes and will offer advice in one-on-one sessions in the afternoon. For more information or to register, visit www.launchmemphis.com.
Literacy Mid-South will hold adult learning tutor training Saturday, Jan. 28, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 902 S. Cooper St. The one-day free training event will provide volunteers the tools needed to help adults who are learning to read. Volunteers commit to serve at least once a week for six months. For more information, call 327-6000 or visit www.literacymidsouth.org.