VOL. 131 | NO. 222 | Monday, November 7, 2016
Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County will host a volunteer orientation on Monday, Nov. 7, at 6 p.m. at HSMSC, 935 Farm Road. The orientation is the first step to becoming a volunteer for the organization. Visit memphishumane.org or call 901-937-3900 for details.
NAWBO Memphis will meet Tuesday, Nov. 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Farmer, 3092 Poplar Ave. LMCB Social founder Lisa Busby will present “When to Know When: Social Media for Smart Business Owners.” Buy tickets at nawbomemphis.org.
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Nov. 9, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the University of Phoenix’s Memphis campus, 65 Germantown Court, first floor. Erich Eurich of FocalPoint Business Coaching will present “2017 Starts Now: Hit the ground running through effective goal setting.” Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz or call Jo Garner at 901-482-0354.
The Project Management Institute Memphis Chapter and Mid-South Health Care Executives will host a panel discussion on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 6 p.m. at the Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave., suite 909. Three experts will discuss cybersecurity and information technology security alignment with a company’s or industry’s regulations, business goals and organizational risk. Visit pmimemphis.org for details.
Rhodes College will host a talk with “At the Existentialist Cafe” author Sarah Bakewell Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 6 p.m. in Hardie Auditorium on campus. Bakewell will explore the lives of the best-known existentialists and ask what they still have to offer in the 21st century. Cost is free. Visit facebook.com/communities.in.conversation for details.
Junior League of Memphis Merry Marketplace will take place Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 10-12, at the Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Special events include a Girls’ Night Out, holiday happy hour, painting classes and more. Visit merrymarketplace.com for hours, details and advance tickets.
Tennessee Small Business Development Center will host a workshop on government contracting Thursday, Nov. 10, 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.
Cannon Wright Blount will host a QuickBooks Lunch & Learn on Thursday, Nov. 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at its office, 756 Ridge Lake Blvd. Learn about new and improved features in QuickBooks 2017. Cost is free; lunch provided. RSVP to Debbie Bosse' at 901-271-3126 or email@example.com.