VOL. 130 | NO. 31 | Monday, February 16, 2015
Beale Street Merchants Association will hold the annual Mardi Gras parade Tuesday, Feb. 17, at 5:30 p.m. on Beale Street. The celebration will feature a fanfare of carts, horse-drawn carriages, bicycles and wagons decorated in Mardi Gras fashion; beads and candy; and jazz and blues music. Visit bealestreetmerchants.com.
Semmes Murphey Foundation will hold a stroke support seminar Tuesday, Feb. 17, at 5:45 p.m. in the Semmes Murphey lobby, 6325 Humphreys Blvd. The seminar will offer support and information for stroke patients and caregivers, and an open forum to discuss questions and experiences. RSVP to email@example.com or 901-259-8232.
Memphis Jewish Community Center will kick off the Morris and Mollye Fogelman International Jewish Film Festival with an opening reception and screening of “The Green Prince” Wednesday, Feb. 18, at 7:15 p.m. at the Malco Ridgeway Four, 5853 Ridgeway Center Parkway. Tickets are $5 for MJCC members and $7 for nonmembers. The festival continues through March 1. Visit jccmemphis.org/film for a schedule.
The city of Germantown and Germantown Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Business and Industry Summit Wednesday, Feb. 18, from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Great Hall & Conference Center, 1900 S. Germantown Road. The event will include a keynote by state Economic Development Commissioner Randy Boyd, a local economic report and a development panel discussion. Tickets are $40 if purchased by Monday, Feb. 16, or $50 at the door. Visit germantown-tn.gov/economicdev or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Center City Development Corp. will meet Wednesday, Feb. 18, at 9 a.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will meet Wednesday, Feb. 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Jeremy Park, author and president of the Lipscomb Pitts Breakfast Club, will present “Giving Back With Purpose: How Community Engagement Can Drive Sales Success.” Cost for nonmembers is $35 at the door. Visit sms-midsouth.org.
The Federalist Society will meet Wednesday, Feb. 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Madison Hotel, 79 Madison Ave. James Blumstein, professor at Vanderbilt University and director of Vanderbilt Health Policy Center, will present “Federalism and the ACA: King v. Burwell and Its Potential Impact.” Cost is $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers. RSVP to email@example.com or 901-680-7201.