VOL. 130 | NO. 195 | Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Remington College will hold the 3 Lives blood drive Wednesday, Oct. 7, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at its Memphis campus, 2710 Nonconnah Blvd. The drive is part of a national effort to recruit minority blood donors and help supply local hospitals. Visit 3lives.com.
The Downtown Memphis Commission Design Review Board will meet Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 4 p.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
Cannon Wright Blount will present a QuickBooks Introduction class Thursday, Oct. 8, 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.
Black Business Association of Memphis will host a Business Owners Coaching Circle event Thursday, Oct. 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale St. Ricky Tucker, BBA director of business services, will discuss challenges faced by small-business owners. RSVP at 901-526-9300.
Shelby County Resilience Council will hold a public hearing on strategies and ideas to better prepare local communities for weather-related disasters Thursday, Oct. 8, at 5:30 p.m. at Golden Gate Cathedral, 3240 James Road. Attendees will be able to view Shelby County’s application for National Disaster Resilience Competition funding. Visit resilientshelby.com.
MIFA’s Feed the Soul will be held Thursday, Oct. 8, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at The Warehouse, 36 E. G.E. Patterson Ave. The casual event will include live music, rum and bourbon tastings, oxygen bars and more. Tickets are $45. Visit mifa.org.
Rhodes College will host Mike Davis, author of “Planet of Slums,” as part of its Communities in Conversation series Thursday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m. in Hardie Auditorium in Palmer Hall at Rhodes, 2000 North Parkway. Cost is free. Visit rhodes.edu.
43rd annual Pink Palace Crafts Fair will be held Friday through Sunday, Oct. 9-11, in Audubon Park. Shop for artisan crafts and enjoy live music, artists demonstrations, family activities and more. Visit memphismuseums.org for hours and ticket prices.
Eyewear Gallery will offer free dry-eye and allergy eye screenings Fridays in October, including Oct. 9, from noon to 2 p.m. To schedule an appointment, visit eyeweargallery.com or call 901-763-2020.