VOL. 129 | NO. 224 | Monday, November 17, 2014
Memphis Area BPW (Business & Professional Women) will meet Monday, Nov. 17, at 5:30 p.m. at Shady Grove Presbyterian Church, 5530 Shady Grove Road. Sarah Stramel of Stramel PR & Social Media will present “Why You Need Social Media.” Cost is free. RSVP to Martha Ervin at 489-5481 or email@example.com.
Methodist South Hospital will host a lunch and learn on diabetes prevention and management Tuesday, Nov. 18, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in meeting rooms A & B, basement level, 1300 Wesley Drive. Free blood pressure and glucose screenings available. A light lunch will be served. Register at 888-777-5959.
Memphis Grizzlies and BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee will host a family-friendly event Tuesday, Nov. 18, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. near the giant Grizzlies jersey in Tom Lee Park Downtown. Attendees can register for a Fitness Trail Passport, and those who complete all six stations will be in the running for prizes, including tickets to Grizzlies opening night and autographed items. Visit getriverfit.com.
Memphis Green Drinks will meet Tuesday, Nov. 18, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Alchemy, 940 S. Cooper St. The guest speaker is Matt Farr from The Nature Conservancy. The newly formed chapter of Green Drinks brings together people who are interested in environmental issues for socializing and networking. Visit greendrinks.org/TN/Memphis for more information.
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Nov. 19, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the YMCA Nuber Center, 5885 Quince Road. “Laughter Lawyer” Debra Norwood will present “Healing Power of Gratitude.” Cost is free. Call Jo Garner at 482-0354.
National Civil Rights Museum will host a lunch and learn with Daphene McFerren, director of The Benjamin Hooks Institute at the University of Memphis, Wednesday, Nov. 19, from noon to 1 p.m. at the museum, 450 Mulberry St. The topic is “Freedom’s Front Line: The Voting Rights Struggle in Fayette County, Tenn.” Cost is free; bring your own lunch. Visit civilrightsmuseum.org.
Latino Memphis will host “Turkey Tamales & Chocolate Caliente” Thursday, Nov. 20, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Latino Memphis, 6041 Mt. Moriah Road Extended, suite 16. Enjoy good food and conversation about issues affecting the Latino community and how you can help. Cost is free. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or text 878-0658.