VOL. 132 | NO. 200 | Monday, October 9, 2017
The Construction Specifications Institute-Memphis chapter will meet Thursday, Oct. 12, at 11:3 a.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Tim Michael of designshop will discuss the Grand Carousel addition at the Children's Museum of Memphis. Reservations need to be made by contacting Jeffrey Parnell at firstname.lastname@example.org on or before Monday, Oct. 9.
The Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Tuesday, Oct. 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bartlett Performing Arts & Conference Center, 3663 Appling Road. Scott Brockman, president and CEO of the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority, will discuss expansion and growth opportunities at Memphis International Airport. Tickets are $20. Visit bartlettchamber.org.
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Oct. 11, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. in NovaCopy’s conference room, 7251 Appling Farms Parkway. Attorney J. Anthony Bradley of Bradley Law Firm will present “The Truth About the Veteran Administration and Attendance Improved Pension.” Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.com.
WKNO’s Gallery Ten Ninety-One will hold a WinterArts Preview Show artists reception Wednesday, Oct. 11, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the WKNO Digital Media Center, 7151 Cherry Farms Road. The preview show runs through Oct. 27. Visit wkno.org or call 901-458-2521.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host a Day of the Dead-themed food truck garden party on Wednesday, Oct. 11, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. The party will feature live music, cash bar, a Play Zone and food from the Memphis Food Truckers Alliance. Adult admission is $5 for MBG members and $10 for nonmembers (includes one drink); children’s admission is free for members and $5 for nonmembers. Tickets available at the gate. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
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 examine the state of the bar by analyzing cases handled by Ben F. Jones Chapter members from 1966 to the present. Expert panel discussions include “How to Maintain Your Law License” and “How to Save Your Reputation.” 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. Invest in your personal brand with a new professional headshot; build your network; and receive complimentary appetizers and tips on making your “elevator pitch.” Cost is free for NBMBAA members and $20 for nonmembers. Visit bit.ly/2j1WXtV to RSVP.
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.