VOL. 132 | NO. 62 | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
The second series of Memphis 3.0 public meetings continues this week at these locations:
• Tuesday, March 28, 5:30 p.m.: Hollywood Community Center, 1560 N. Hollywood St.
• Thursday, March 30, 5:30 p.m.: Glenview Community Center, 1141 S. Barksdale St.
The comprehensive planning team will share research that has been conducted since the first set of rallies, which generated more than 10,000 comments, and seek input on specific topics to help shape priorities and goals. Visit memphis3point0.com for a schedule of upcoming meetings.
The National Civil Rights Museum will host Hispanic feminist Dolores C. Huerta for a screening of the documentary “Dolores” and a conversation with the activist Tuesday, March 28, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in NCRM’s Hooks Hyde Hall, 450 Mulberry St. Seating is limited; reservations are highly recommended. Visit civilrightsmuseum.org for details.
B.I.G. for Memphis, a business interest group that connects local business leaders with Memphis Police colonels and city leaders, will meet Wednesday, March 29, at Phelps Security, 4932 Park Ave. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland will discuss his Brilliant at the Basics plan. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority will hold a business diversity development workshop Wednesday, March 29, at 10 a.m. at the MSCAA Project Center, 4225 Airways Blvd. Local disadvantaged, minority- and women-owned businesses interested in doing business with Memphis International Airport can learn about upcoming opportunities, becoming a prime contractor and other topics. RSVP to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or call 901-922-0178.
The Midtown Memphis Development Corp. will host the 2017 Mojo of Midtown Awards Bash Wednesday, March 29, at 6 p.m. at Circuit Playhouse, 51 S. Cooper St. The awards honor six individuals and organizations for their “mojo” in making significant contributions to Midtown.
Ticket are $35 in advance or $40 at the door. Visit facebook.com/MidtownMemphis.MMDC for details.
Rhodes College’s Compassionate Campus Initiative will host Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, founder of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, for a talk titled “Cultivating Compassion Through Mindfulness” Wednesday, March 29, at 7 p.m. in McNeill Concert Hall, 613 University St. Kabat-Zinn also will present the keynote at a symposium on compassionate practices in education Thursday, March 30, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Rhodes’ Hardie Auditorium. Both events are free and open to the public. Visit www2.rhodes.edu/compassionatecampus to register.