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VOL. 6 | NO. 15 | Saturday, April 6, 2013


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In-Synk and The Daily News will host a Leadership Lunch & Learn about Daniel Pink’s book “To Sell is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others” Friday, April 5, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Triumph Bank board room, 5699 Poplar Ave. Cost is $20. Register at in-synksellhuman.eventbrite.com.

Dixon Gallery & Gardens will hold a wildflower plant sale Friday, April 5, and Saturday, April 6, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Catmur Horticulture Building and west parking lot at Dixon, 4339 Park Ave. Plants will include more than 600 varieties well suited for the Mid-South climate. Visit dixon.org.

Memphis Health Center will hold a renovation kickoff and reception Friday, April 5, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at its Rossville location, 4940 Hwy. 57. The mission of the center is to improve community health for Shelby and Fayette county residents. Call 261-7303.

Memphis Botanic Garden will hold Girls Night Out Friday, April 5, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. Attendees can sample hors d’oeuvres and plant-infused cocktails, create recycled art and jewelry, and shop for Earth-friendly gifts, jewelry and decor. Cost is $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.

Cooper-Young Community Farmers Market will kick off its spring/summer 2013 season with a crawfish boil Saturday, April 6, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1000 S. Cooper St. Tickets are $13. Visit cycfarmersmarket.org.

Evergreen Montessori School will host Evergreen Rocks Saturday, April 6, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the school, 751 N. Trezevant St. The event will include tour of the school, live music, food and more. Visit evergreen-montessori.org or call 324-4159.

The Memphis Chapter International Association of Administrative Professionals will meet Monday, April 8, at 6 p.m. at Memphis Marriott East, 5795 Poplar Ave. Tammie Vogel of International Paper will present “Where Do I Fit? Admins in a Team Environment.” Cost is $22. R.S.V.P. to sharon.gardner@asentinel.com or 752-6213.

National Association of Women Business Owners Memphis chapter will meet Tuesday, April 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Chickasaw Country Club, 3935 Galloway Ave. A panel of businesswomen will discuss “How to Get the Job Done as a Woman CEO.” Cost is $25 for NAWBO members, $30 for nonmembers and $35 at the door. Visit nawbomemphis.org.

Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, April 9, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. University of Memphis head football coach Justin Fuente will speak. Cost is $18. R.S.V.P. to Taylor Hughes at taylor@memphisrotary.org.

Methodist North Hospital will hold a stroke support group meeting for survivors and caregivers Tuesday, April 9, at 2 p.m. in day room one at HealthSouth Rehabilitation, 4100 Austin Peay Highway. Methodist North case management director Connie Nahhas will present “The Affordable Care Act and What It Means to Me.” Visit methodisthealth.org.

Methodist North Hospital will hold a hip- and knee-replacement information class on Wednesday, April 10, from 11 a.m. to noon at the hospital’s Total Joint Center, 3960 New Covington Pike. R.S.V.P. at 516-5639.

The Rotary Club of Memphis East will meet Wednesday, April 10, at noon at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. First Horizon Corp. president and CEO Bryan Jordan will speak. Cost is $17. R.S.V.P. to Lee Hughes at lmhughes@bellsouth.net.

Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, April 10, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Memphis in May President and CEO Jim Holt will discuss plans for the 2013 festival. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.

The Project Management Institute Memphis chapter will meet Wednesday, April 10, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at DoubleTree Hotel, 5069 Sanderlin Ave. [SPEAKER INFO] Registration, which includes dinner, begins at 5:45 p.m. Cost is $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Register at pmimemphis.org.

National Hispanic Professional Organization-Memphis will meet Thursday, April 11, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Meri Armour, CEO of Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, will speak. Cost is free for members and $20 for nonmembers. R.S.V.P. to info@nhpomemphis.us or 466-6476.

The Memphis chapter of the American Payroll Association will host a half-day seminar Thursday, April 11, at 11:30 a.m. at Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Poplar Ave. Speakers include Judith Bookman, assistant director of ConcernEAP; Jenny Kiesewetter, managing member at Kiesewetter Law Firm; and Patrick Saino of McDonnell Insurance Group. Cost is $90 for members and $100 for nonmembers. Register at memphisapa.org.

Women’s Council of Realtors will hold a cultural diversity panel and luncheon in conjunction with Memphis Area Association of Realtors’ fair housing month, Thursday, April 11, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Germantown Country Club, 1780 Kimbrough Road. The panel will discuss the do’s and don’ts of working with international clients. The event is open to the public, but registration is required. Cost is $18. Visit maar.org/fairhousingmonth to R.S.V.P.

Memphis Botanic Garden will hold a Roots Garden Party happy hour Friday, April 11, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. Cost is free for Roots members, $5 for MBG members and $10 for nonmembers. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.

Rhodes College will host a Civil War Sesquicentennial Series lecture titled “Walt Whitman’s Civil War” Thursday, April 11, at 7 p.m. in Hardie Auditorium of Palmer Hall on campus, 2000 North Parkway. Cost is free. Visit rhodes.edu.

Theatre Memphis will present A.R. Gurney’s “Sylvia” Friday, April 5, through April 21 on the theater’s Next Stage, 630 Perkins Road Extended. Visit theatrememphis.org for times and tickets.

Germantown Performing Arts Centre will host a Germantown chorus youth concert, “The Spirit of American Music,” Friday, April 5, at 7 p.m. at GPAC, 1801 Exeter Road. Buy tickets at gpacweb.com or 751-7500.

Memphis City Schools will hold ArtsFest 2013 Saturday, April 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Board of Education, 2597 Avery Ave. ArtsFest features student works of visual art and live theater, dance, band, choir and orchestra performances. Cost is free. Visit mcsk12.net/artsfest for details.

The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host Stephen Starritt and Jeremy Stanfill as part of its Spring Bistro Music Series Saturday, April 6, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.

PROPERTY SALES 93 424 6,970
MORTGAGES 42 281 4,410
BUILDING PERMITS 196 704 16,619
BANKRUPTCIES 38 174 3,570