VOL. 132 | NO. 202 | Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Project Management Institute Memphis Chapter will meet Wednesday, Oct. 11, at 6 p.m. at the Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave., suite 909. Shea Flinn, senior vice president of the Greater Memphis Chamber’s Chairman’s Circle, will address how the business community is bringing transformational change to Memphis. Visit pmimemphis.org for details.
The Ben F. Jones Chapter of the National Bar Association will host a continuing legal education seminar titled “Celebrating 51 Years of the Ben F. Jones Chapter of the National Bar Association” Thursday, Oct. 12, from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the National Civil Rights Museum, 450 Mulberry St. The CLE will include expert panel discussions and an analysis of cases handled by Ben F. Jones Chapter members from 1966 to the present. Tickets are $85 in advance or $100 at the event. Register at eventbrite.com.
National Black MBA Association-Memphis chapter will host its Headshots and Handshakes networking event Thursday, Oct. 12, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Fox and Hound, 5101 Sanderlin Ave. Cost is free for NBMBAA members and $20 for nonmembers. Visit bit.ly/2j1WXtV for details and reservations.
The Orpheum Theatre will host a “Haunted Orpheum” Dinner on Stage event Thursday, Oct. 12, at 6 p.m. at 203 S. Main St. Learn about the paranormal activity that has haunted the Orpheum since the 1920s while enjoying a cocktail reception, three-course meal with wine, tour of the theater and backstage, haunted trivia and more. Cost is $75, or $50 for season-ticket holders. Visit orpheum-memphis.com.
Tennessee Small Business Development Center will present an introductory course titled “How to Start a Small Business” Thursday, Oct. 12, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. The session helps aspiring entrepreneurs assess their abilities to lead a company and evaluate market potential for their products/services. Cost is free; registration required. Visit tsbdc.org/training for details.
The Association for Women Attorneys will host the inaugural Women in Law & Leadership Conference Friday, Oct. 13, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women, 6225 Humphreys Blvd. A roster of speakers will present on business development, leadership and management, handling bias in the workplace and more. Walk-ups welcome, but register by Oct. 11 for a guaranteed spot, which includes lunch. Visit awamemphis.org for details and registration.