The Memphis Chapter International Association of Administrative Professionals will meet Monday, Jan. 14, at 6 p.m. at Memphis Marriott East, 5795 Poplar Ave. Pamela D. Pitts, financial adviser with Waddell & Reed Inc., will discuss financial planning and investments. Cost is $22. R.S.V.P. to Sharon Gardner at or 752-6213.

The University of Memphis School of Public Health will host Dr. John Dreyzehner, Tennessee commissioner of health, for “Public Health is Everybody’s Business” Tuesday, Jan. 15, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the FedEx Institute of Technology fishbowl room 203, 365 Innovation Drive. Visit for details.

National Association of Women Business Owners Memphis chapter will meet Tuesday, Jan. 15, from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at Napa Cafe, 5101 Sanderlin Ave., suite 122. Karen Garner, president of Magnolia Homes and Oak Grove Realty, will speak. Cost in advance is $18 for NAWBO members and $22 for nonmembers; cost at the door is $25. Register at

Rhodes College and Christian Brothers University will host King’s Living Memorial, part of the free 2013 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration series, Tuesday, Jan. 15, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Rhodes College Lynx Lair, 2000 North Parkway. Rhodes community members will read from King’s works. Visit or

Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, Jan. 15, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Paul Hamm of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will speak. Cost is $18. R.S.V.P. to Taylor Hughes at

Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will meet Wednesday, Jan. 16, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Kim Cherry, executive vice president of corporate communications at First Horizon National Corp., will present “The Importance of Integrated Messages Throughout a Company.” Cost for nonmembers is $25 online and $30 at the door. Visit

The Association for Women Attorneys will hold its annual banquet and silent auction Thursday, Jan. 17, at 5:30 p.m. at Tower Center at Clark Tower, 5100 Poplar Ave. Auction proceeds benefit scholarships to the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. Cost is $60 for AWA members, $70 for nonmembers and $40 for law students. Contact Keating Lowery at or 844-4438.