Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, May 9, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Drive. Duane McCrory of Top Quality Service will present “Energy Savings on Heating & Air: How to Save on Upcoming Government Changes.” Call Jo Garner at 482-0354 for details.

Cannon Wright Blount certified public accounting firm will continue its series of seminars about QuickBooks accounting software Wednesday, May 9, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the firm, 756 Ridge Lake Blvd. Each two-hour class costs $75. Seating is limited. Call Debbie Bossé or Cathy Russell at 685-7500 for details; visit to register.

Methodist North Hospital will hold a hip- and knee-replacement information class on Wednesday, May 9, from 11 a.m. to noon at the hospital’s Total Joint Center, 3960 New Covington Pike. Call 516-5639 to reserve a seat.

The Greater Memphis Chamber: International Business Council will hold a seminar on business in the Philippines Thursday, May 10, at 8:30 a.m. at Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Cost is free. The IBC will also hold a luncheon at noon at the Hilton. Cost is $25, or $15 for attendees of the breakfast seminar. Call Brenda Montgomery at 543-3541 for speaker information and to register for either event.

HRO Partners and Lipscomb Pitts Insurance will host a human resources lunch seminar Thursday, May 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lipscomb Pitts, 2670 Union Ave. Extended. University of Memphis professor Dr. David Allen will present “HR for Executives: People Strategies & Policies That Boost Your Bottom Line.” Cost is free. R.S.V.P. to Angela Harrington at or 737-0123.

The Memphis Chapter of Executive Women International will host a fashion show and silent auction Thursday, May 10, at 5:30 p.m. at Al Chymia Shrine Center, 5770 Shelby Oaks Drive. Tickets are $50 per person, and tables of eight are $400. Contact Jan Bratton at or 399-5001 for tickets.

The Memphis Investors Group will meet Thursday, May 10, at 7 p.m. at Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Chris McClatchey will speak on how to build and maintain wealth through real estate investments. Early-bird sessions begin at 6 p.m. Cost is free for members and first-time visitors; others pay $20. Visit or call 414-2729 for details.