VOL. 127 | NO. 187 | Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Leadership Memphis is accepting applications for its 2013 Grassroots Leadership Program through Saturday, Sept. 29. The program, which teaches leadership skills and techniques to implement community change, includes 11 sessions between October and March. Visit leadershipmemphis.org.
Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, Sept. 25, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Courtney Upshaw Travis, CEO of Memphis Business Group on Health, will present “Transparency in Health Care Charges.” Cost is $18. R.S.V.P. to Taylor Hughes at email@example.com.
Methodist North Hospital will hold a free diabetes management class Tuesday, Sept. 25, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the hospital’s Total Joint Center, 3960 New Covington Pike. R.S.V.P. to 516-5038.
Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis will hold the free Play Hard … Live Well prostate-cancer screening event Tuesday, Sept. 25, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the hospital, 5959 Park Ave. The event is part of the American Urological Association Foundation’s Know Your Stats campaign. Visit knowyourstats.org.
The Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music will host a concert by the University of Memphis Jazz Combos Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Memphis Harris Concert Hall, 3775 Central Ave. Cost is free. Visit memphis.edu/music for details.
Memphis Area Transit Authority and Mid-South Food Bank are holding the second annual “Stuff a MATA Bus” food drive Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Poplar Plaza Shopping Center at the corner of Poplar Avenue and Highland Street. Call 527-0841 or 722-7136 for a list of the most-needed items.
Talk Shoppe and the Small Business Chamber will hold a citywide networking party Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Ave. Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz.
BIG for Memphis will host Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 10:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Phelps Security, 4932 Park Ave. BIG brings together Memphis Police Department colonels and business leaders to curb crime and impact the community. Cost is free. R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org or 365-9728.
Team Green Zone and Smith & Nephew are hosting the Reality of Green conference Friday, Sept. 28, at 8:30 a.m. at Smith & Nephew’s corporate offices, 7135 Goodlett Farms Parkway. Attendees will learn about energy efficiency challenges, successes, future programs and financial impact. R.S.V.P. by Tuesday, Sept. 25. Visit teamgreenzone.com.