VOL. 127 | NO. 147 | Monday, July 30, 2012
The Arc Mid-South will hold a self-advocacy workshop and panel discussion for individuals with disabilities Monday, July 30, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library meeting room A, 3030 Poplar Ave. R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Visible Music College will continue its Music Mondays series with a performance by Darien Clea Monday, July 30, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Cooper-Young gazebo at the corner of Cooper Street and Young Avenue.
The Memphis & Shelby County Music Commission will hold Memphis Music Monday networking Monday, July 30, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Hard Rock Cafe, 315 Beale St. The biweekly events include music community networking and business exchange, guest speakers and music business presentations. Cost is free. Visit memphismusic.org.
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, July 31, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. David Rutherford will present “Global Warming in the U.S. South,” a collaboration among the University of Mississippi, Mississippi State University and the University of Alabama-Huntsville. Cost is $18. Email Taylor Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
The Best Times will host a senior expo and health fair Wednesday, Aug. 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Oak Court Mall, 4465 Poplar Ave. The event will include vendors, health screenings, educational programs and more. Cost is free. Contact Jim Long as email@example.com or 458-2911.
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Aug. 1, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Ave. Ed Horrell will present “The Kindness Revolution: How to Make it Work in Your Business.” Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz.
The Greater Memphis Chamber’s Regional Logistics Council will meet Thursday, Aug. 2, from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Memphis Marriott East, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer will discuss the status of the federal transportation bill, funding for Tennessee and growing transportation needs. Cost is free for chamber members, and registration is required. R.S.V.P. to Janelle Robinson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 543-3532.
A story about International Paper’s second quarter earnings in the Friday, July 27, print edition contained an inaccurate headline. The company didn’t lose $85 million; its profit declined that much in the quarter compared to Q2 2011. The Daily News regrets the error.