VOL. 132 | NO. 181 | Tuesday, September 12, 2017
NAWBO Memphis will present “Leaping the Million Dollar Hurdle” Tuesday, Sept. 12, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave. Clarion Security founder and CEO Kim Heathcott will share how she grew her business, tackled her first million-dollar hurdle and kept going to become Memphis’ largest female-owned business employer. Register at nawbomemphis.org.
Rhodes College will host “The Book Thief” author Markus Zusak for an interactive conversation about the book and the larger questions it raises Tuesday, Sept. 12, at 6 p.m. in McNeill Concert Hall on Rhodes’ West Campus, 613 University St. Zusak’s presentation is part of the 2017 Memphis Reads program. Free and open to the public. Visits rhodes.edu for details.
Exonerated death row inmate Sabrina Butler will share her concerns about the death penalty as part of a panel discussion Tuesday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. at Lindenwood, 2400 Union Ave. The event is hosted by Memphis Theological Seminary, Lindenwood Christian Church and Tennesseans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty. Contact Rev. Amy Howe at email@example.com or Dr. Peter Gathje at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Indie Memphis will host two screenings of “May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers” Tuesday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. at Malco Studio on the Square, 2105 Court Ave. Tickets are $12. Visit indiememphis.com.
The Project Management Institute Memphis Chapter will meet Wednesday, Sept. 13, at 6 p.m. at the Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave., suite 909. Luke Pruett, recruiting director for City Leadership, will present “Why Millennials Believe in Memphis.” Visit pmimemphis.org for details.
The Construction Specifications Institute-Memphis will meet Thursday, Sept. 14, at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Jeff Haltom of Haltom Engineering will present “Engineering Shelby Farms Park: Using Geothermal Heat Recovery.” Tickets are $20 for members and guests, and $12.50 for CSI students. RSVP at csimemphis.org or email email@example.com.
The 2017 Cooper Young Art Invitational will be held Thursday, Sept. 14, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at CoWork Memphis, 902 S. Cooper St. The free event celebrates the artists who live and work in Cooper-Young, allowing them the opportunity to showcase their work in a gallery setting. The evening also will feature silent auction, complimentary wine/beer bars, refreshments and live music. Admission is free. Visit cooperyoungfestival.com.