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VOL. 131 | NO. 98 | Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Events

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Start Co. will offer small-business mentoring sessions Tuesday, May 17, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. This free program offers one-on-one counseling about starting or managing a small business. Visit memphislibrary.org for details.

Memphis Area Legal Services and Memphis Public Library will present a seminar and Q&A titled “Your Rights as a Renter or Homeowner” on Tuesday, May 17, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Learn about renters’ rights and obligations, steps to take when behind on a mortgage and how to handle discrimination in housing laws. Visit memphislibrary.org.

Job Fair and Educational Summit for U.S. Veterans and People Living With Disabilities will be held Wednesday, May 18, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kroc Center, 800 East Parkway. Meet with more than 50 local employers along with 30 community services and training providers. Breakout sessions from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. will cover interviewing tips, job preparedness skills and lifestyle issues. Cost is free. For more information, call 901-636-7940, 901-438-0412 or 901-726-6521.

The Center City Development Corp. board will meet Wednesday, May 18, at 9 a.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.

Tennessee Small Business Development Center will host a workshop on government contracting Thursday, May 19, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale St. The University of Tennessee’s Procurement Technical Assistance Center will teach small-business owners how to successfully compete for government contracts. Cost is free; registration required. Visit tsbdc.org/training for details.

AARP Cordova Chapter will meet Thursday, May 19, at 11:30 a.m. at the Cordova branch library, 8457 Trinity Road. Guest speaker Casondra Amos of Meritan will discuss jobs for seniors, and a Primerica representatives will talk about retirement investment opportunities. Email fmyers912@yahoo.com for more information.

Shelby County Commissioner Van Turner will host a community town hall meeting Thursday, May 19, at 6 p.m. at Anointed Temple of Praise, 3939 Riverdale Road. The focus is the county government’s upcoming FY2017 budget proposal.

Germantown Community Theatre will present Paul Rudnick’s “I Hate Hamlet” Friday, May 20, through June 5 at GCT, 3037 Forest Hill-Irene Road. Buy tickets at gctcomeplay.org.

RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 51 223 1,152
MORTGAGES 55 189 861
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 25 45 144
BUILDING PERMITS 149 541 2,593
BANKRUPTCIES 24 120 581
BUSINESS LICENSES 14 65 264
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 0 0 0
MARRIAGE LICENSES 0 0 0