VOL. 130 | NO. 32 | Tuesday, February 17, 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 for Mardi Gras, plus beads, candy, and jazz and blues music. Visit bealestreetmerchants.com.
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 $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.
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Feb. 18, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the YMCA Nuber Center, 5885 Quince Road. A panel of Memphis real estate experts will discuss tips for a smooth real estate closing. Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz or call Jo Garner at 901-482-0354.
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 Rotary Club of Memphis East will meet Wednesday, Feb. 18, at noon at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Kerry Hayes, chair of the Greater Memphis Chamber’s Moving Memphis Forward young professionals group, will speak. Cost is $17. RSVP at Lee Hughes at email@example.com.