VOL. 132 | NO. 190 | Monday, September 25, 2017
F.A.C.E.S. of Memphis and Emotional Fitness Centers of Tennessee will host a free lunch-and-learn session Tuesday, Sept. 26, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Healing Center cafeteria, 3885 Tchulahoma Road. The topic is “All Hands on Deck: The cycle of addiction and community involvement.” Call 901-370-4673 for RSVP and information.
Memphis Botanic Garden continues its 2017 Vine to Wine wine-tasting series with “Are You a Cork Dork?” Tuesday, Sept. 26, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. Test your tastes with eight varietals and a little “Wine 101,” and enjoy entertainment by Short in the Sleeve. Tickets are $30 for members and $45 for nonmembers. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com/winetastings for details.
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Sept. 27, 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.
PizzaRev Taproom will host a “pay-what-you-want” fundraiser benefiting Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County Wednesday, Sept. 27, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at PizzaRev’s new Wolfchase-area location, 2825 N. Germantown Parkway. Guests are invited to pay what they want for their first custom-built, personal-sized pizza, with all proceeds going to the humane society.
The Memphis 3.0 comprehensive planning process continues this week with a public workshops studying growth scenarios for the city through 2040. Participants will go through an exercise to identify which values are most important to drive future development, then select and amend a preferred scenario based on those values. The workshop is Wednesday, Sept. 27, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Memphis Leadership Foundation, 1548 Poplar Ave. Visit memphis3point0.com for details.
Tennessee Small Business Development Center will present an introductory course titled “How to Start a Small Business” Thursday, Sept. 28, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at at the TSBDC office in Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Maxine A. Smith Center, 8800 East Shelby Drive, suite 112. 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 Mid-South Association for Financial Professionals will meet Thursday, Sept. 28, at 11:30 a.m. at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave. Learn about the history and mission of Crosstown Concourse and Church Health. RSVP at midsouthafp.org.