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VOL. 9 | NO. 42 | Saturday, October 15, 2016

Events

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National Civil Rights Museum Freedom Award ceremony will be held Thursday, Oct. 20, at 6 p.m. at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 255 N. Main St. Themed “And Justice for All,” the award ceremony will honor six individuals for their contributions to civil and human rights in the U.S. and worldwide, and will be followed by a gala celebration. Visit civilrightsmuseum.org or call 901-525-3214 for details and tickets.

Ballet Memphis will present “Next Steps,” a mixed repertory show featuring three new works, Saturday, Oct. 15, through Oct. 23 at Playhouse on the Square, 66 Cooper St. Visit balletmemphis.org for show times and tickets.

The King Cotton Beans and Bluegrass Festival, a fundraiser for Porter-Leath, will be held Sunday, Oct. 16, from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Landers Center, 4560 Venture Drive in Southaven. The event will feature bluegrass music, pinto bean and cornbread cooking contests, food trucks and more. Admission is $10 and includes five samples from the teams. Visit porterleath.org.

Paychecks for Patriots, a hiring event for Tennessee veterans and their family members, will be held Tuesday, Oct. 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the American Job Center, 3040 Walnut Grove Road. More than three dozen employers will be on hand, with many conducting on-site interviews. Attendees should bring resumes and dress for an interview. Job seekers may register in advance at tn.gov/paychecks4patriots or at the door.

Southwest Tennessee Community College and Operation Hope will host a “Take Your Life Back” credit and money-management workshop Tuesday, Oct. 18, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Whitehaven Center, 1234 Finley Road. Free and open to the public. RSVP to nlashford@southwest.tn.edu or 901-333-4287.

The Salvation Army Memphis will hold its Executive Women’s Networking Breakfast on Thursday, Oct. 20, at 7:30 a.m. in Hardin Hall at the Kroc Center, 800 East Parkway S. Patricia Wallwork, CEO/chairman of Milo’s Tea Co., will present the keynote. Buy tickets at ewnb.eventbrite.com.

Memphis Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America will hold the 2016 VOX Awards on Thursday, Oct. 20, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Visible Music College, 200 Madison Ave. The “Through the Looking Glass” themed evening will include live entertainment, appetizers and desserts, and awards celebrating outstanding work by Memphis PR pros. Buy tickets at prsamemphis.secure-platform.com.

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