VOL. 130 | NO. 206 | Thursday, October 22, 2015
Greater Memphis Chamber will host the HR/Legal Summit on Thursday, Oct. 22, from 7 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Three interactive sessions will focus on common legal workplace issues employers need to know. Cost is $60 for members and $75 for nonmembers. Register at memphischamber.com.
Cannon Wright Blount will present a QuickBooks Introduction class Thursday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the company’s boardroom, 756 Ridge Lake Blvd., suite 100. The class will give an overview of the software and how it can benefit businesses. Cost is free. Register at cannonwrightblount.com/resources or 901-685-7500.
The Downtown Memphis Commission board will meet Thursday, Oct. 22, at noon in the commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
Memphis Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Association for Women Attorneys and Ben F. Jones Chapter of the National Bar Association will host a Pro Bono Month “Restoration of Rights CLE” Thursday, Oct. 22, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the University Club, 1346 Central Ave. The pay-what-you-can CLE will be followed by happy hour. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 901-527-3575.
March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction will be held Thursday, Oct. 22, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. The fundraiser will feature fare prepared by local chefs, wine and spirit tastings, and an array of auction items. Visit marchofdimes.org/tennessee for tickets.
Eyewear Gallery will offer free dry-eye and allergy eye screenings Fridays in October, including Oct. 23, from noon to 2 p.m. To schedule an appointment, visit eyeweargallery.com or call 901-763-2020.
Memphis Zoo will host Zoo Boo 2015 on Friday through Sunday, Oct. 23-25, and Oct. 30-31 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the zoo, 2000 Prentiss Place. Activities include trick-or-treat stations, not-so-haunted tours of Primate Canyon, free kiddie rides and more. Visit memphiszoo.org for more details and tickets.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host the two-day Porktoberfest on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 23-24, at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. Friday’s events include family fun and live music starting at 6:15 p.m. followed by a 7:30 p.m. screening of “Ghostbusters.” Saturday features pork samplings from local restaurants, live music, beer tent and football on the big screens. Tickets are $10 each day. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.