America’s Wetland Foundation will hold The Big River Thrives Leadership Forum Wednesday, Oct. 17, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Ducks Unlimited, 1 Waterfront Way. The forum brings together leaders and experts from diverse Mississippi River interests to identify critical habitat and ecosystem issues. Visit

The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Mid-South Regional Roundtable will host a tour of the new ASICS facility in Collierville Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 10 a.m. at the facility, 549 Wingo Road. Check-in begins at 9:30 a.m. Cost is $25; space is limited. Register at or email

Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will meet Wednesday, Oct. 17, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Steele Ford, senior director of sports marketing for ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, will present “Leveraging Partnerships to Further Your Mission.” Cost for nonmembers is $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Visit

The Rotary Club of Memphis East will meet Wednesday, Oct. 17, at noon at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Mayor A C Wharton Jr. will speak. Cost is $17. R.S.V.P. to Lee Hughes at

Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, Oct. 17, from noon to 1 p.m. at The Peabody hotel, 149 Union Ave. Cost is $25 for nonmembers.

Rhodes College’s Memphis Center will present a lecture by Dr. Charles Hughes titled “Got What I Got the Hard Way: Rethinking the Memphis Sound” Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 6:30 p.m. in the Barret Library 300 Lobby on the Rhodes campus. Cost is free. Contact Dr. Milton Moreland at or 843-3831.

The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law will host the “Lawyers as Problem-Solvers: New Directions. New Voices” conference Thursday, Oct. 18, and Friday, Oct. 19, at the law school, 1 N. Front St. Law professionals will learn about the “creative problem-solving court” movement and other innovative approaches to legal practice. Visit for registration information.