Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC will present an emerging companies boot camp Tuesday, July 16, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the firm’s office, 165 Madison Ave., suite 2000. Entrepreneurs, investors, and legal and accounting professionals will share insights on issues facing emerging companies. Registration and breakfast start at 8:30 a.m. Cost is free. Visit

Cannon Wright Blount will present “Getting Started With QuickBooks: Learn From the Experts” Wednesday, July 17, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the firm’s office, 756 Ridge Lake Blvd., suite 100. Cost is $75. Email or call 685-7500.

Methodist South Hospital will host a free lunch and learn on stroke warning signs Wednesday, July 17, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in meeting rooms A and B, basement floor level, 1300 Wesley Drive. R.S.V.P. at 888-777-5959.

Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will meet Wednesday, July 17, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Steve Phipps, vice president of LunaWeb, will present “How to Use Your Website to Get More Leads.” Cost in advance is free for members and $25 for nonmembers; cost at the door is $30. Visit

Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. and The University of Memphis will host the Business Growth and Procurement Summit Thursday, July 18, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the FedEx Institute of Technology, 365 Innovation Drive. Attendees will learn about upcoming business opportunities with Memphis governmental agencies. Cost is free; space is limited. Visit to register.

The Memphis Bar Association will host a continuing legal education seminar on Veterans Affairs aid and attendance improved pension benefits Thursday, July 18, from noon to 1 p.m. at Evans & Petree, 1000 Ridgeway Loop Road. Visit

Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division will hold a board meeting Thursday, July 18, at 1:30 p.m. in the MLGW board room, 220 S. Main St. Visit

United Way of the Mid-South, the Tennessee Health Care Campaign and Meritan will host “It Takes a Community: Understanding the Affordable Care Act” Friday, July 19, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Meritan, 4700 Poplar ave. Attendees will learn how to assist people during open enrollment, which begins Oct. 1. R.S.V.P. to or 433-4331.