VOL. 133 | NO. 118 | Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Allegiant Airlines is hosting a customer celebration Wednesday, June 13, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Central BBQ, 147 E. Butler Ave. The event includes $100 travel vouchers for the first 50 people, free lunch for everyone, chances to win 10 pairs of round-trip tickets, and a presentation of a $5,000 gift to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Cost is free.
Memphis Botanic Garden hosts its Food Truck Garden Party: Superheroes vs. Villains on Wednesday, June 13, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. The party features live music, cash bar, food trucks, an area where guests create their own superhero/villain masks, 901 Comics booth and more. Tickets at the gate are $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers; admission is free for children 2 and younger. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com/foodtruck for details.
The Helping Others Helps Your Company symposium is Thursday, June 14, from 8 a.m. to noon in the U of M Fogelman Executive Conference Center, 330 Innovation Drive. The Operation: Safe Community initiative is an opportunity for Memphis area employers to learn more about how to tap into sources of skilled, qualified workers who happen to be ex-offenders. Free registration required. Visit memphis.edu/psi/events for details and registration.
NBMBAA Memphis meets Thursday, June 14, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Medtronic main campus auditorium, 2600 Sofamor Danek Drive. The topic is “Positioned to be the Primary Target,” featuring a discussion on how to attract the attention of prospective employers or your current employers for future opportunities. Open to members and guests. Cost is free; registration required. Visit nbmbaamemphis.org.
Junior Achievement’s Young Professionals Board presents Wine Down for BizTown Friday, June 15, from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. (team check-in ends at 6:30 p.m.) at Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South, 307 Madison Ave. The evening features a blind wine tasting, silent auction, food, giveaways and more. Cost is $30 per person. Visit jamemphis.org for details and team registration.
The University of Memphis Alumni Association presents its 2018 Distinguished Alumni Awards Friday, June 15, at 6 p.m. in the U of M University Center, 499 University St. Young alumni tickets (for those who graduated five years ago or less) are $75; individual tickets are $175. Visit alumni.memphis.edu/daa2018 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations or more information.