VOL. 129 | NO. 220 | Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Volunteer Mid-South will host its Corporate Neighbor Awards Breakfast Wednesday, Nov. 12, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. in Memphis Botanic Garden’s Hardin Hall, 750 Cherry Road. The awards honor exemplary corporate community engagement programs across the region. Visit volunteermidsouth.org.
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Nov. 12, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the YMCA Nuber Center, 5885 Quince Road. Jana Cardona, executive director of BNI Mid-South, will present “Networking Dos and Don’ts for All the Holiday Gatherings.” Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz.
Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will meet Wednesday, Nov. 12, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Harold Graeter, associate executive director of the AutoZone Liberty Bowl, will present “Selling the College Football Bowl Experience.” Cost is $35 at the door. Visit sms-midsouth.org.
ULI Memphis will present “Moving With the Current: A Discussion of Mid-South Real Estate Trends” Thursday, Nov. 13, at 8:30 a.m. at the University of Memphis Fogelman Executive Center, 330 Innovation Drive. The annual state-of-the-industry event will include a 2015 economic forecast for the Mid-South, Site Selector report and more. Cost is free for ULI Memphis members. Visit memphis.uli.org.
Ballet Memphis and the Stax Museum of American Soul Music will host their first collaborative “spark” event Thursday, Nov. 13, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Stax, 926 E. McLemore Ave. Panelists Ekundayo Bandele of Hattiloo Theatre, Elizabeth Mensah of Ballet Memphis and Justin Merrick of Stax Music Academy will discuss the importance of art in our lives and city. Cost is free. Visit balletmemphis.org/spark for details.
Memphis & Shelby County Office of Sustainability, Wolf River Conservancy and Plan-It Geo will host a Memphis Tree Canopy Workshop for the public to give input on developing a canopy action plan Thursday, Nov. 13, from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Community Foundation of Greater Memphis, 1900 Union Ave. RSVP and submit questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rhodes College will host James D. LeSueur for a Communities in Conversation lecture titled “Between Terror and Democracy” Thursday, Nov. 13, at 6 p.m. in Blount Auditorium in Buckman Hall on campus, 2000 North Parkway. LeSueur, a professor at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, is currently producing a documentary on the Algerian civil war. Cost is free. Visit rhodes.edu.