VOL. 130 | NO. 239 | Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Central Defense Security will host a job fair Wednesday, Dec. 9, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Orange Mound Community Center, 2572 Park Ave. CDS is seeking armed and unarmed guards for Memphis-area clients. For more information, visit centdef.com.
Cannon Wright Blount will present “QuickBooks: Getting Ready for Year-End” Thursday, Dec. 10, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at its office, 756 Ridge Lake Blvd., suite 100. Cost is $75. Visit cannonwrightblount.com/resources to register.
Sales & Marketing Society of the Mid-South will hold its holiday party Thursday, Dec. 10, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at The Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Bring a teddy bear to donate to the Memphis Child Advocacy Center/Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. Tickets are $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Visit sms-midsouth.org.
Touchdown Club of Memphis will host its AutoZone Liberty Bowl Night on Thursday, Dec. 10, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Head coaches from the SEC and Big 12 teams playing the Liberty Bowl will speak. Cost is $60. Visit tdcmemphis.com.
Leadership Memphis will host a free FastTrack information session Thursday, Dec. 10, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at its offices, 365 S. Main St. The semester-long spring FastTrack program kicks off in January and is geared toward emerging leaders who want to make a difference in the community. Visit leadershipmemphis.org for details and registration.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host Snowy Nights in My Big Backyard on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 11-12, and Dec. 18-30 (except Dec. 24-25) from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at 750 Cherry Road. Play in the “snow,” sip hot cocoa and spiced tea, create a winter craft, and enjoy a light show. Admission is $8 for members and $10 for nonmembers. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
Operation Kidsafe Safety Days will be held Friday and Saturday, Dec. 11-12, giving families a opportunity to digitally capture their child’s picture and fingerprints for free. Parents are given a printout with the information; no records are kept on file. Friday’s event is at Nuber YMCA, 5885 Quince Road, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday’s event is at Olive Branch YMCA, 8555 Goodman Road, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 901-321-7691 for details.