VOL. 132 | NO. 170 | Monday, August 28, 2017
Remington College will hold its 3 Lives blood drive for Lifeblood on Tuesday, Aug. 29, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its Memphis campus, 2710 Nonconnah Blvd. The drive is part of a national effort highlighting the need for minority blood donors to help patients with sickle cell and other blood disorders. Visit 3lives.com.
Latino Memphis’ 2017 Leadership Luncheon will be held Tuesday, Aug. 29, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Get a firsthand look into the work of Latino Memphis, connect with local civic and business leaders, and celebrate diversity. Welcoming America founder and executive director David Lubell is the guest speaker. Tickets are $150. Visit latinomemphis.org.
Memphis Botanic Garden continues its 2017 Vine to Wine wine-tasting series with “Let the Good Times Glow!” Tuesday, Aug. 29, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. Get your glow on at the Illumination Station, then enjoy LED hoop performances as you sip wines and sample hors d’ouevres. Tickets are $30 for members and $45 for nonmembers. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com/winetastings for details.
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Aug. 30, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. in NovaCopy’s conference room, 7251 Appling Farms Parkway. The topic is The MasterMind Principle, based on the book “Think and Grow Rich” by Napoleon Hill. Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.com.
Tennessee Small Business Development Center will present a workshop titled “Free Tools That Can Help You Grow” Thursday, Aug. 31, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the TSBDC office in Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Maxine A. Smith Center, 8800 East Shelby Drive, suite 112. Learn about the free services and discounts available for TSBDC clients. Cost is free; registration required. Visit tsbdc.org/training for details.
Girl Scouts Heart of the South’s second annual One Smart Cookie Luncheon will be held Thursday, Aug. 31, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Sylvia Acevedo, CEO of Girl Scouts of the United States of America, will present the keynote. Come early to browse the tables and place bids in the One Smart Cookie silent auction. Tickets are $75; several sponsorship levels are available. Visit girlscoutshs.org for details.