VOL. 131 | NO. 123 | Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, June 22, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the University of Phoenix–Memphis campus, 65 Germantown Court, first floor. Bradley Harris will present “‘Me Talk Real Good’: Confessions of a Toastmaster.” Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host Susan Branch, author of “Martha’s Vineyard – Isle of Dreams,” for a discussion and book signing Wednesday, June 22, at 6:30 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Line tickets are required to meet the author and are free with purchase of the book. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
The second Greenprint Summit, hosted by the Memphis-Shelby County Office of Sustainability in partnership with the Greater Memphis Chamber Chairman’s Circle and Hyde Family Foundations, will be held Thursday, June 23, from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Keynote speakers are former Nashville mayor Karl Dean, Sixpitch founding principal Ryan Gravel and former Shelby Farms Park Conservancy executive director Laura Morris. Cost is free. RSVP at midsouthgreenprint.org.
Mid-South Association for Financial Professionals will meet Thursday, June 23, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Eddie Freeman, president/CEO of Irongate PCI Inc. will present a PCI compliance update. Register at midsouthafp.org.
A public meeting/open house on the Pinch District redevelopment plans will be held Thursday, June 23, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Balinese Ballroom, 330 N. Main St. City and county leaders invite community stakeholders to offer input on a vision for The Pinch. For details, email email@example.com or call 901-575-0540.
One by One, a ministry providing mentoring and support services to teen parents, will host an information session for potential mentors Thursday, June 23, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Church Health Center Wellness, 1115 Union Ave. RSVP to 901-701-2021 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Methodist North Hospital will host a community forum to address violent crime in Memphis and the Methodist North area on Thursday, June 23, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the hospital, 3960 New Covington Pike, meeting rooms 1-2. The panel will include state Rep. Antonio Parkinson, U.S. Attorney Ed Stanton, Lifeline to Success executive director DeAndre Brown Sr., and G.A.N.G. Inc. founder Joe Hunter. Free and open to the public. For details, call 901-516-0619.