VOL. 129 | NO. 34 | Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will meet Wednesday, Feb. 19, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Susan S. Stephenson, co-founder, co-chairman and president of Independent Bank, will present “Make it Work Marketing: Sending a Message That Matters.” Cost for nonmembers is $30 at the door. Visit sms-midsouth.org.
Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, Feb. 19, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Scott Blake, president of the Victorian Village Inc. Community Development Corp., will speak. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.
AARP Cordova Chapter will meet Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 12:30 p.m. at the Cordova branch library, 8457 Trinity Road. Guest speaker Dwight Fryer will present “Tennessippi,” an African-American history of Tennessee. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Downtown Parking Authority will meet Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 4 p.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC will host a labor and employment law briefing titled “Avoiding Wage and Hour Liability” Thursday, Feb. 20, at 8:30 a.m. at Baker Donelson, 165 Madison Ave., suite 200. Breakfast and registration begin at 8 a.m. Cost is free. Email email@example.com.
Memphis Pink Palace Museum will host a lecture by Commercial Appeal columnist Wendi Thomas titled “Mid-South Racial Present” Thursday, Feb. 20, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the museum, 3050 Central Ave. The free lecture is presented in conjunction with the “RACE: Are We So Different?” exhibit. Visit memphismuseums.org.
The University of Tennessee at Martin will present a retirement planning workshop for those interested in learning about the six pieces of estate planning Thursday, Feb. 20, and Feb. 27 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Kroc Center, 800 East Parkway S. Cost is $59 for two people and includes both sessions and instructional materials. RSVP at utm.edu/departments/ecos/nondegree.php or 731-881-7082.
HopeWorks will host its sixth annual Morning of Hope breakfast fundraiser Saturday, March 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Woodland Hills Event Center, 10000 Woodland Hills Drive. Dr. Ben Carson, professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and a Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, will speak. Tickets are $60 and must be purchased by Friday, Feb. 21. Visit whyhopeworks.org.