VOL. 133 | NO. 22 | Tuesday, January 30, 2018
The Shelby County Office of Resilience will gather public input on the creation of the Mid-South Regional Resilience Plan at three workshops: Tuesday, Jan. 30, at Memphis Leadership Foundation, 1548 Poplar Ave.; Wednesday, Jan. 31, at the Baker Community Center, 7942 Church St. in Millington; and Thursday, Feb. 1, at the Southaven Public Library, 8554 Northwest Drive. All meetings run from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Workshops offer an opportunity for residents to share their opinions on the best strategies to mitigate effects of and manage recovery efforts for future weather-related incidents. Learn more at resilientshelby.com.
The Beethoven Club Music Series, featuring a performance by some of Memphis’ brightest young college classical musicians, continues Tuesday, Jan. 30, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. The Beethoven Club of Memphis hosts the series on the last Tuesday of every month. Admission is free; light refreshments will be served. Visit beethovenclubmemphis.org.
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Jan. 31, 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.
NAWBO Memphis (National Association of Women Business Owners) will host a reception honoring Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland Wednesday, Jan. 31, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Hattiloo Theatre, 37 Cooper St. The chapter is recognizing Strickland and the city for the progress being made in increasing business and spending with women- and minority-owned businesses. Tickets are $15. Visit nawbomemphis.org.
Memphis Public Libraries will host “Remembering the 1968 Sanitation Workers” a tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Memphis sanitation workers, Thursday, Feb. 1, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the North Library, 1192 Vollintine Ave. Guests include a panel of 1968 sanitation workers, author Evelyn Stamps, historian Michael Hollowell and the guitar class of the Lewis Center for Senior Citizens. Cost is free. Visit memphislibrary.org.
The Tennessee Small Business Development Center will present “Effective Human Resources Management for Small Businesses” Thursday, Feb. 1, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the City of Memphis Business Development Center, 555 Beale St. The workshop will cover core human resources issues HR managers and small-business leaders need to know. Cost is free; registration required. Visit tsbdc.org/training for details.