VOL. 130 | NO. 200 | Wednesday, October 14, 2015
The Center City Development Corp. board will meet Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 9 a.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
Black Business Association will hold its October Lunch & Learn on Thursday, Oct. 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale St. Jonathan Hewlett of Mutual of Omaha will discuss long- and short-term insurance, college cost planning and personal budgeting. Cost is free; lunch provided. RSVP to 901-526-9300 or email@example.com.
AARP Cordova Chapter will meet Thursday, Oct. 15, at 11:30 a.m. at the Cordova branch library, 8457 Trinity Road. Walgreens representatives will speak about immunizations, Medicare, other pharmacy-related topics and services for seniors. Guests are welcome. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South will hold its annual meeting Thursday, Oct. 15, from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Kemmons Wilson Entrepreneurial Training Room at JA, 307 Madison Ave. Candice McQueen, commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Education, will present the keynote. RSVP to 901-366-7800 or email@example.com.
Beale Street Tourism Development Authority will meet Thursday, Oct. 15, at 4:30 p.m. in the second-floor conference room of the Memphis Grizzlies office in FedExForum, 191 Beale St. Visit shelbycountytn.gov for an agenda.
Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change will host an open house and panel discussion on race relations Thursday, Oct. 15, at the University of Memphis’ Michael D. Rose Theatre, 470 University St. Reception begins at 4:30 p.m., followed by the 5 p.m. panel discussion, “The Hot Summer of 2015: The Nation Faces Old and Retooled Forms of Racial Discrimination: The Intractable Issue of Race in America.” Cost is free. Visit memphis.edu/criticalconversations for details.
Phillip Ashley Chocolates will host a Spectrum tasting event Thursday, Oct. 15, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Jay Etkin Gallery, 942 S. Cooper St. The tasting will feature seven flights of chocolate paired with seven varieties of whiskey, plus live music and hors d’oeuvres. Cost is $60. Visit phillipashleychocolates.com/spectrum for tickets.
Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s School will present “Ailey II,” featuring the younger company of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Thursday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. at 60 Perkins Road Extended. Tickets are $35 for adults. Visit buckmanartscenter.com.