Cannon Wright Blount will present “Getting Started With QuickBooks: Learn From the Experts” Wednesday, Oct. 10, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at its office 756 Ridge Lake Blvd., suite 100. Cost is $75. Visit or email

Talk Shoppe will present “Is Your Business Model Hitting Your Target Market?” Wednesday, Oct. 10, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Ave. Andre Fowlkes of LaunchMemphis will speak. Cost is free. Visit

Turnaround Management Association West Tennessee chapter will present “It’s the Economy, Stupid … Or is It?” Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 11:30 a.m. at Whispering Woods Hotel and Conference Center, 11200 Old Goodman Road in Olive Branch. Cost is $40 for members and $50 for nonmembers. Visit

The Rotary Club of Memphis East will meet Wednesday, Oct. 10, at noon at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. State Sen. Mark Norris will speak. Cost is $17. R.S.V.P. to Lee Hughes at

Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, Oct. 10, from noon to 1 p.m. at The Peabody hotel, 149 Union Ave. Burt Waller of Christ Community Health Services will speak. Cost is $25 for nonmembers.

The Institute for a Competitive Workforce, an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and Greater Memphis Chamber will hold a stop on the Breaking the Monopoly of Mediocrity cross-country tour Wednesday, Oct. 10, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Malco Paradiso theater, 584 S. Mendenhall Road. It will include a screening of “Won’t Back Down” and a discussion on how education reform affects the local economy. Cost is $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers. Register at

The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host Caroline Kennedy for a discussion and signing of “Listening In: The Secret White House Recordings of John F. Kennedy” Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 6 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Tickets are required and come with purchase of the book. Visit

My Urban Workspace will kick off its Downtown cooking class series with a class on gourmet pizzas Wednesday, Oct. 10, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at its facility, 6 W. G.E. Patterson Ave. Cost is $49. Visit