VOL. 131 | NO. 18 | Tuesday, January 26, 2016
The Mutual Fund Store will host a free event titled “The 5 Biggest Risks to Your Retirement” Tuesday, Jan. 26, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Germantown Great Hall, 1900 S. Germantown Road. Call 901-751-7222 or visit mutualfundstore.com to reserve a seat.
Rhodes College’s Communities in Conversation will present the Tournees French Film Festival on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from Jan. 26 through Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. in the Blount Auditorium of Buckman Hall on campus, 2000 North Parkway. This week’s screenings are “Girlhood” (Jan. 26) and “Timbuktu” (Jan. 27). Cost is free. Visit facebook.com/communities.in.conversation for details.
B.I.G. for Memphis, a business interest group that connects Memphis Police colonels and business leaders, will meet Wednesday, Jan. 27, from 9:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Phelps Security, 4932 Park Ave. Jason “Jabo” Long, a Shelby County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team leader, will discuss preparing for active shooters. Register at phelpssecurity.com.
Wolfchase Barnes & Noble will host a book signing with seminar leader Jackie Woodside, author of “Calming the Chaos: A Soulful Guide to Managing Your Energy Rather Than Your Time,” Wednesday, Jan. 27, at 7 p.m. at 2774 N. Germantown Parkway. Call 901-386-2468 for more information.
Tennessee Small Business Development Center will present a workshop titled “Free Tools That Can Help You Grow” Thursday, Jan. 28, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale St. Learn about the free services and discounts available for TSBDC clients. Cost is free; registration required. Visit tsbdc.org/training for details.
Mid-South Association for Financial Professionals will meet Thursday, Jan. 28, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Holiday Inn University of Memphis first-floor lounge, 3700 Central Ave. Joni Hopkins will present “Strategy for Faster Payments/Payments Improvement.” Register at midsouthafp.org.
National Civil Rights Museum will host a meet-the-artist reception with “Cultural Heroes” sculptor Alan LeQuire on Thursday, Jan. 28, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Tennessee Gallery at NCRM, 450 Mulberry St. LeQuire’s exhibition will be on display through Feb. 25. Visit civilrightsmuseum.org.
Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium will offer a free course titled “Mobilizing Faith-Based Community Organizations in Preparing for Disaster” Wednesday, Feb. 10, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Shelby County’s Peggy Edmiston Administration Building, 1075 Mullins Station Road. Visit ruraltraining.com for details; registration required by Jan. 27.