VOL. 130 | NO. 28 | Wednesday, February 11, 2015
The Tennessee Small Business Development Center and Waller Lansden Dortch and Davis LLP will kick off the “Protecting Your Intellectual Property” series Thursday, Feb. 12, from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale St. Participants will learn more about patents, copyrights, trademarks, nondisclosure agreements and more to protect their business. Visit tsbdc.org/swtcc or call 901-333-5085 to register.
The Memphis Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America will honor Loeb Properties president Bob Loeb, the chapter’s 2014 Communicator of the Year, at its monthly luncheon Thursday, Feb. 12, at 11:45 at the University Club, 1346 Central Ave. Cost is free for members and $25 for nonmembers. Visit prsamemphis.org.
The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change will host Daniel Matlin, a history lecturer at King’s College London and co-winner of the Hooks Institute National Book Award, Thursday, Feb. 12, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the University Center Bluff Room, 499 University St., room 308. Matlin will discuss his book “On the Corner: African American Intellectuals and the Urban Crisis.” Cost is free. Visit memphis.edu/benhooks for details.
Memphis Botanic Garden will hold the Green Your Home Winter Plant Sale Friday and Saturday, Feb. 13-14, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. Choose from houseplants, container arrangements, terrariums and more. Admission is free. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com or call 901-636-4100.
ANF Architects will host an opening night reception for “The Collective” Friday, Feb. 13, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at ANF, 1500 Union Ave. The exhibition features works by 10 mid-career local artists. Visit anfa.com.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host its Whiskey, Wines & Chocolates pairing Friday, Feb. 13, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. Chocolatier Phillip Ashley will pair his chocolates with whiskey, beer, wine, cocktails and champagne. Tickets are $35 for members or $45 for nonmembers. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
Executive Women International will meet Thursday, Feb. 19, at 5:30 p.m. at the University of Memphis FedEx Institute of Technology, 365 Innovation Drive, Fishbowl classroom. Kristi Emmons, representative from FedEx Services and EWI Academy of Leadership facilitator, will present “Leadership – It All Begins With You.” Cost is $35. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 901-576-1221 by Friday, Feb. 13.