Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, April 30, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell will present the State of the County address. Cost is $18. R.S.V.P. to Taylor Hughes at

Memphis Botanic Garden will host its “Green is Groovy” Tuesdays on the Terrace Wine Tasting Tuesday, April 30, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. Cost is $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers; advanced registration is required. Visit

The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will host its 2013 conference, The Gatekeepers of Philanthropy, Wednesday, May 1, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Temple Israel, 1375 E. Massey Road. Tickets are $120 for members, and $160 for nonmembers and walk-up registration. Visit for a list of speakers.

Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, May 1, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at DeVry University, 6401 Poplar Ave. Sherri Henley, founder of Business Over Coffee, will present “How to Use the Power of Collaboration.” Cost is free. Visit

Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, May 1, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Dave Keigan, director of Camp Phoenix, will speak. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.

Downtown Memphis Commission design review board will meet Wednesday, May 1, at 4 p.m. in the commission’s conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit

The Apartment Association of Greater Memphis will host a breakfast seminar with attorney David Mendelson Thursday, May 2, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the association, 5384 Poplar Ave., suite 320. Mendelson will present “FEDs and Collections in Today’s Economy.” Cost is free for members. R.S.V.P. at or email

The Association of Fundraising Professionals Memphis chapter will meet Thursday, May 2, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ballet Memphis, 7950 Trinity Road. Dorothy Gunther Pugh, founding artistic director and executive director of Ballet Memphis, will discuss relationship building and leadership. Cost is $15 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Register at

Cooper Young Night Out will be held Thursday, May 2, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at businesses in the Cooper-Young neighborhood. Visit for a list of activities.