VOL. 130 | NO. 82 | Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Memphis Botanic Garden will continue the 2015 Vine to Wine tasting series with “Green in Groovy” Tuesday, April 28, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. Tickets are $25 for members or $35 for nonmembers. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, April 29, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the University of Phoenix–Memphis Campus, 65 Germantown Court, first floor. The topic is The MasterMind Principle, based on “Think and Grow Rich” by Napoleon Hill. Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz.
The Rotary Club of Memphis East will meet Wednesday, April 29, at noon at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Philip Baker, CEO/founder of Good Shepherd Medication Management, will speak. Cost is $17. RSVP to Lee Hughes at email@example.com.
University of Tennessee Health Science Center Department of Pharmacology will present the Frank M. Norfleet Forum for the Advancement of Health will be held Thursday, April 30, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. at the University of Memphis FedEx Institute of Technology, 365 Innovation Drive. This year’s topic is “Populations Particularly Vulnerable to Alcohol Use Disorders.” Registration is $25, or $50 for physicians receiving continuing education credit. Visit uthsc.edu/pharmacology.
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold its 10th annual conference, “Setting the Standard: Operational Excellence for the New Nonprofit Sector,” Thursday, April 30, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Temple Israel, 1375 Massey Road. Lindsay A. Louie, program officer of the Effective Philanthropy Group, will present the keynote. Cost is $120 for members and $160 for nonmembers and walk-up registrants. Visit npexcellence.org.
MORE (Memphis Office of Resources & Enterprise) will present the BOOM (Businesses Open for Opportunities in Memphis) Conference Thursday, April 30, and Friday, May 1. Thursday features the MORE Power Summit from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Sheraton Downtown hotel, 250 N. Main St. Friday includes the USBC Solutions Series from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and the Black Business Association BENNY Awards from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Register at morememphis.org.
The GRID, a group of young public-accounting professionals, will host a public accounting networking event Thursday, April 30, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at The Second Line, 2144 Monroe Ave. Cost is free. RSVP at gridapril15.eventbrite.com.