VOL. 129 | NO. 131 | Tuesday, July 08, 2014
Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, July 8, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Dr. Diane Knight, medical center director for the Memphis VA hospital, will speak. Cost is $20 at the door. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Methodist North Hospital will hold a stroke support group meeting for survivors and caregivers Tuesday, July 8, at 2 p.m. at HealthSouth Rehabilitation, 4100 Austin Peay Highway, day room one. Methodist North occupational therapist Jana Knickerbocker will present “There’s an App for That: Electronics for Stroke Patients.” Visit methodisthealth.org.
Tennessee Valley Authority will hold an open house about its draft environmental assessment for a proposed natural gas plant to replace the Allen Fossil Plant in Memphis Tuesday, July 8, from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Amtrak Central Station’s boardroom, 545 S. Main St. The public comment period on TVA’s proposed action runs through Aug. 5. For more information, visit tva.com/allen-ea or call 865-632-3451.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host a Food Truck Garden Party Tuesday, July 8, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. The event will include local food trucks, live music and a cash bar. Cost is $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
Rizzo’s Diner and the Memphis Crisis Center will hold a “Less to Wine About Wednesday” fundraiser Wednesday, July 9, at the restaurant, 106 G.E. Patterson Ave. Rizzo’s will donate 25 percent of the day’s profits to the crisis center. Visit rizzosdiner.com.
Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, July 9, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Mike Edwards, president of Paragon Bank, will speak. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.
The Association of Fundraising Professionals will meet Thursday, July 10, at 8 a.m. the Christian Brothers University Thomas Center Sabbatini Lounge, 650 East Parkway S. Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich will present “Crime in Memphis: Strategies to Overcome.” Cost is $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Register at afpmemphis.org.
AIA Memphis will host AIA national president Helene Combs Dreiling with a public lecture Thursday, July 10, at noon at the University of Memphis Fogelman Center, 330 Innovation Drive. Lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $35 and includes parking pass. RSVP at email@example.com or 525-3818.