VOL. 131 | NO. 209 | Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Oct. 19, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the University of Phoenix’s Memphis campus, 65 Germantown Court, first floor. Glen Fenter of the Greater Memphis Alliance for a Competitive Workforce will present “Our Newest Workforce Development Tool – Memphis Works.” Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz or call Jo Garner at 901-482-0354.
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.
The Women’s Council and the new Memphis Employers Alliance Against Domestic Violence will host the “Violence at Home, Victims at Work” conference Thursday, Oct. 20, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Baptist Memphis Education and Conference Center, 6027 Walnut Grove Road. The conference will help employers “recognize, respond and refer” when workers are victims of domestic violence. Cost is $50; includes breakfast and lunch. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Tennessee Small Business Development Center will host a workshop on government contracting Thursday, Oct. 20, 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.
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 the gala celebration. Individual tickets start at $200. Visit civilrightsmuseum.org or call 901-525-3214.
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. Visit prsamemphis.secure-platform.com for details and tickets.