VOL. 132 | NO. 76 | Monday, April 17, 2017
Shelby County Real Estate Road Show, co-sponsored by Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir and Chandler Reports, will be held Monday, April 17, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Learn about the county’s tax sale process and anti-blight initiative, as well as how to bid on commercial, industrial and residential properties through the Civic Source online system. Cost is free. Register at rersmemphis42017.eventbrite.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Norris Avenue M.B. Church’s 2017 career fair will be held Tuesday, April 18, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the church’s family life center, 1423 Norris Road. Ten employers are participating; applicants should bring resumes and be prepared for possible on-site interviews. Call the church at 901-942-0847 or 901-942-1430 for details.
Christian Brothers University and The Rotary Club of Memphis East will host the 2017 CBU-Dunavant Public Service Symposium Tuesday, April 18, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. in the Montesi Executive Center at CBU, 650 East Parkway S. Hear from this year’s Dunavant Public Servant Award winners, Stan Joyner and Keenon McCloy, why a career in public service matters. Free and open to the public. RSVP to email@example.com.
The 14th annual Dunavant Public Servant Awards luncheon, co-sponsored by The Rotary Club of Memphis East and The Daily News, will take place Tuesday, April 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Awards will be presented to Collierville Mayor Stan Joyner and Memphis Public Library & Information Center director Keenon McCloy, and U.S. Sen. Bob Corker will give the keynote. Tickets are $50 each or $400 for a table of 10. Call 901-754-1615 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute African-American Male Initiative Symposium will be held Wednesday, April 19, from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. in the University of Memphis’ University Center Bluff Room, 499 University St., room 304. The symposium will feature national and local efforts to increase positive educational and social outcomes for African-American males. Free and open to the public. Visit memphis.edu/benhooks for details.
The Africa in April International Business & Entrepreneurs Luncheon will take place Wednesday, April 19, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Carolyn Hardy will be honored as the Executive of the Year. Tickets are $50. RSVP to 901-947-2133 or email@example.com.
The SCORE Memphis Small Enterprise Symposium will be held Thursday, April 20, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Kroc Center, 800 East Parkway S. Potential, new and established entrepreneurs can network and learn from industry professionals about a variety of business topics. Cost is $15 in advance or at the door. Visit memphis.score.org for advance registration and a schedule of sessions.
The city of Memphis Office of Business Diversity & Compliance, PeroxyChem and other partners will host a MWBE vendor supplier forum for construction professionals Thursday, April 20, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Downtown Memphis, 200 N. Second St. Minority- and women-owned business enterprises can discuss upcoming opportunities and meet with prime contractors at one-on-one “At the Table” sessions. Cost is free. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.