VOL. 127 | NO. 42 | Thursday, March 1, 2012
Business Over Coffee International will present “Grass Roots Business Seminar: Building Your Business From Ground Up” Thursday, March 1, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at National College of Business and Technology – Memphis, 3545 Lamar Ave. Admission is $25 for BOCI members; $35 for nonmembers; and free for students, in partnership with NCBT/BOCI. Lunch is included. For reservations, call Sherri Henley at 820-4469.
The Downtown Memphis Commission diversity committee will meet Thursday, March 1, at 3 p.m. at the DMC office, 114 N. Main St.
Lipscomb Pitts Breakfast Club will host a seminar titled “The Millennials are Coming” Thursday, March 1, from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Lipscomb Pitts building, 2670 Union Ave. Extended, suite 200. The seminar will focus on the young American workforce known as the “millennials.” Cost is free. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art will host Farmer Mixer Thursday, March 1, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the museum, 1934 Poplar Ave. The mixer will include a meet and greet with area farmers and locavores, food, drinks and live music. Cost is $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers. For tickets, call 544-6208.
Theatre Memphis will host a scotch tasting to benefit the theater Thursday, March 1, at 6 p.m. at the Clark Opera Memphis Center, 6745 Wolf River Parkway. Tickets are $150 per person. For tickets, call 682-8323 or visit www.theatrememphis.org.
Isabel Wilkerson, author of “The Warmth of Other Suns” and the first African-American woman to win the Pulitzer Prize, will speak Thursday, March 1, at 7 p.m. at the University of Memphis’ Fogelman Executive Conference Center, 330 Innovation Drive. Advanced seating requests are no longer being accepted, and attendees are advised to arrive early. For details, visit www.facinghistory.org/communityconversations or call 425-1776, ext. 223.
Madison Line Records will hold a launch party Thursday, March 1, at 7:27 p.m. at Visible Music College, 200 Madison Ave. The launch party will celebrate Memphis’ newest full-service, nonprofit record label and will showcase six of the label’s artists. Tours of the Madison Line office will be available with live music from 7:27 p.m. to 10 p.m. at 287 Madison Ave. The event is free and open to the public.
The Rotary Club of Memphis Central will meet Friday, March 2, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Dr. LaVonnie Perry Claybon, director of Mid-South Access Center for Technology, will speak. To reserve a place, call Dick Wieland at 270-3778.