VOL. 130 | NO. 13 | Wednesday, January 21, 2015
The Association for Women Attorneys will host its 35th annual banquet and silent auction Thursday, Jan. 29, at 5:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Cost is $60 for AWA members, $70 for nonmembers and $40 for law students. RSVP to Keating Lowery at firstname.lastname@example.org or 901-844-4438 by Wednesday, Jan. 21.
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Jan. 21, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the YMCA Nuber Center, 5885 Quince Road. Sherri Henley of Business Over Coffee will present “Digital Citizen 101: Harness the Power of Your Audience.” 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, Jan. 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Troy Keeping, president and general manager of Southland Park Gaming and Racing, will present “Rebranding of Southland: Lessons in reinventing your business, again.” Cost for nonmembers is $35 at the door. Visit sms-midsouth.org.
National Black MBA Association, Memphis chapter will host its 2015 kickoff meeting, “Reaching Your Financial Goals: How Fit is Your Plan?” Thursday, Jan. 22, from 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. at International Paper headquarters, Tower 3, 6400 Poplar Ave. The guest speaker is Roland Cole, financial adviser with Duncan-Williams’ Private Client Group. Visit nbmbaamemphis.org.
Eyewear Gallery will hold free vision screenings for the effects of blood pressure on vision Thursday, Jan. 22, and Jan. 29 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the store, 428 Perkins Road Extended. Visit eyeweargallery.com or call 901-763-2020.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host “Descent” author Tim Johnston for the first Literary Tastemakers event of the year Thursday, Jan. 22, at 6 p.m. at Crosstown Arts’ story booth, 422 N. Cleveland St. The Literary Tastemakers series gives readers a “taste” of the chosen author’s book by combining conversation, reading, food and drinks. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
Playhouse on the Square will present “The Rocky Horror Show” Friday, Jan. 23, through Feb. 15 at Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St. Buy tickets at playhouseonthesquare.org.
Germantown Community Theatre will present “Miss Firecracker Contest” Friday, Jan. 23, through Feb. 8 at GCT, 3037 Forest Hill-Irene Road. Buy tickets at gctcomeplay.org or 901-937-3023.