VOL. 132 | NO. 160 | Monday, August 14, 2017
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Aug. 16, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. in NovaCopy’s conference room, 7251 Appling Farms Parkway. Representatives from the University of Tennessee Extension’s Shelby County office will present “Shelby County Extension – Focusing on Families, Fitness, Food & Finances.” Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.com.
Indie Memphis’ Indie Wednesday film series continues with a screening of “Romeo is Bleeding” Wednesday, Aug. 16, at Crosstown Arts, 430 N. Cleveland St. The film depicts a young poet who transcends turf war violence in Richmond, California, by creating an urban adaptation of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet.” Admission is pay-what-you-can. Visit indiememphis.com for details.
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer will host its kickoff breakfast Thursday, Aug. 17, at 7:15 a.m. at Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Find outhow to join the walk and what impact the organization is making, and receive tips for raising funds and awareness. Learn more about the walk at makingstrideswalk.org/memphistn; RSVP for the breakfast to email@example.com or 901-278-2091 by Monday, Aug. 14.
Church Health Behavioral Health will present a free Mental Health First Aid USA training session Thursday, Aug. 17, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 1350 Concourse Ave. Attendees will learn a five-step action plan to offer initial help to people demonstrating symptoms of a mental illness or a crisis, along with how to connect them with the appropriate professional, peer, social or self-help care. Registration is required. Visit churchhealth.org.
Tennessee Small Business Development Center will host a workshop titled “Getting Started in Government Contracting” Thursday, Aug. 17, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale St. The workshop will help business owners understand the lay of the land and identify steps for doing business with the federal government. Cost is free; registration required. Visit tsbdc.org/training for details.
The Collierville Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Leadership Network will hold its monthly luncheon Thursday, Aug. 17, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Memphis National Golf Club, 10135 National Club Drive. The guest speaker is Sandy Barrios, who opened Bazaar, A Crazy Little Food Shop, in 2013. Tickets are $18 for chamber members and $25 for guests. Visit colliervillechamber.com/events for details.