VOL. 8 | NO. 35 | Saturday, August 22, 2015
The Church Health Center’s Tobacco-Free Tuesday kicks off Tuesday, Aug 25, at 5:30 p.m. at 1115 Union Ave. Dr. Nia Zalamea will discuss the benefits of quitting smoking, and attendees will preview CHC’s free Commit to Quit smoking-cessation program. RSVP to email@example.com or 901-701-2222.
“Climate Change and Our Health: What Memphians Need to Know,” a panel discussion hosted by a coalition of Memphis organizations, will be held Saturday, Aug. 22, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the University of Memphis University Center, Fountain View Suite, 3720 Alumni Ave. Cost is free. Visit momscleanairforce.org/state-of-tennessee for details.
Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County will host the 2015 Paw Prints Party on Saturday, Aug. 22, from 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. HSMSC’s largest annual fundraiser will feature a seated dinner, live and silent auctions, wine pull and more. Ticket are $150. Visit memphishumane.org.
45th annual UNCF Gala Concert, benefiting the United Negro College Fund, will be held Saturday, Aug. 22, at 7 p.m. at Minglewood Hall, 1555 Madison Ave. R&B singer Jeffrey Osborne will perform. The attire is “Harlem nights cocktail.” General admission is $60; VIP tickets are $75. Visit loc.edu/hacsw for tickets.
Memphis Coalition for Insure Tennessee, in partnership with the Tennessee Justice Center and Tennessee Health Care Campaign, will host a “Counting the Cost for Tennessee Communities” meeting Monday, Aug. 24, at 5:30 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. The coalition will provide background information on Insure Tennessee and collect information on how the legislation’s failure affects individuals. Visit tnjustice.org.
Networking in Memphis will hold its fifth-year celebration, hosted by The Bar-Kays, on Tuesday, Aug. 25, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 300 Art Gallery, 300 S. Main St. Admission is $10; all proceeds go to the Memphis Entrepreneurship Academy. Tickets sold online only. Visit networkinginmem.com.
Memphis Botanic Garden will continue the 2015 Vine to Wine tasting series with “My Big Backyard BBQ” Tuesday, Aug. 25, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. Each event features eight wines or cocktails in and light hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are $25 for members or $35 for nonmembers. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
AAF Memphis and AIGA Memphis will host a joint luncheon with Debbie Millman, president of Sterling Brands’ design division, Thursday, Aug. 27, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Kroc Center’s Hardin Grand Hall, 800 East Parkway S. The topic is “On Rejection: How the Worst Moments of Your Life Can Turn Out to Be the Best.” Visit aafmemphis.org/events for details and registration.