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April 9, 2013
Memphis Goodwill invites you to Experience the Masters. Join Memphis Goodwill for the Masters Traditional Practice Round and walk with the legends of golf on the grounds of Augusta! Only 85 seats available! Package includes: roundtrip airfare, ground transportation, all in-flight meals, Tuesday admission for The Masters, and a special gift package. Download the flyer here http://j.mp/YwnIn1 or contact Henry Brenner at 901-687-8355 for more info.
April 11, 2013
Cocktails in the Garden at the Memphis Botanic Garden. 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Enjoy an after-work cocktail with friends and members of the Roots at the city's most beautiful happy hour. Take in some fresh air while tasting treats from a local chef and a specialty drink. Free to members of the Roots/MBG members $5/non-members $10; admission includes one specialty drink. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com for more information or to purchase tickets.
April 12–April 14, 2013
New Ballet Ensemble & School performing Springloaded at Playhouse on the Square. The Friday performance starts at 7p, the Saturday performance begins at 5:30p, and the Sunday performance starts at 2:30p. Click here to learn more about the event and purchase tickets.
April 13 & April 14, 2013
Empowerment Doubles Tournament. The Arc Mid-South is hosting a doubles Round Robin tennis tournament for men, women, and mixed teams at the Eldon Roark Tennis Center at 1500 Finley. All proceeds benefit the programs and services provided by The Arc Mid-South. Visit http://thearcmidsouth.org/PHPFormTennis2013.html to register to play or contact Grace Walton at 901.327.2473 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
April 13, 2013
The Society of Entrepreneurs presents the 21st Annual Entrepreneur Awards Presentation and Dinner at the Holiday Inn UofM, starting at 6p. The event will honor and induct new members, David Andrews, Bill Courtney, Dick Leike, Neely Mallory, Jr., and Duncan Williams. It is black tie optional. Click here for more info and to get tickets: Http://2013soedinner.eventbrite.com. For more info contact Pearson Crutcher at 901-299-9589 or email@example.com.
April 16, 2013
Tony Allen Karaoke Night. Join Tony Allen and the Memphis Grizzlies at the KROC Center (800 East Pkwy. South) from 6p-8p for a night of karaoke! Appetizers will be served. Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for kids. All proceeds benefit JIFF (Juvenile Intervention with Faith-Based Follow-Up), which is breaking the destructive circle of juvenile crime. Contact JIFF to reserve your tickets 901-522-8502. Click here to download the flyer: http://j.mp/12lUHe1
The Women's Foundation for a Greater Memphis is hosting their Legends Award Reception from 6p-8p at The Columns at One Commerce Square, located at 40 South Main Street. 2013 Legends Honorees include Rosie Phillips Bingham, Kathy Buckman Gibson, Carolyn Chism Hardy, Hazel Moore, Barbara Prescott, and Rachel Shankman. Individual seats are $50 and tables are $500. Tickets and more info can be found at www.wfgm.org.
April 18, 2013
Traffic Club of Memphis is hosting its Inaugural Band & Bayou Party. $25 includes fresh crawfish, sausage, corn & potatoes. Live music provided by StereoJoe. The event will be April 18th from 5:00-8:00pm at High Point Pub – 477 High Point Terrace. Get more info & RSVP online at: www.trafficclubofmemphis.com.
MRC will host its 5th Annual Silent Auction & Reception from 6:00p – 8:00p at Memphis Botanic Garden. Food, Music and great auction items to bid on in the silent auction. Tickets are only $10 and available at the door. Come support a great cause….this year's event to benefit MRC's Youth Program, serving teens struggling with addiction in our Memphis Community. If you are interested in donating an auction item, or for more information contact Judy Goldberg at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marie-Stephane Barnard presents "Prayers in Song," a concert benefitting the Church Health Center. Held at 7:00 pm in the sanctuary of Calvary Episcopal Church, 102. N. Second, with a reception to follow in the parish hall. French-born lyric soprano Bernard splits her time between Memphis and Paris singing opera and teaching voice. Tickets are $35 per person and maybe purchased online at http://marieforchc.eventbrite.com or by calling 272-0010 ext. 2303.
April 19, 2013
RE:FUEL 4.0, a City-wide Men's Conference, featuring Phil Robertson from Duck Dynasty. RE:FUEL Memphis, Inc., a local non-profit, is hosting the 4th annual RE:FUEL Men's Conference on Friday, April 19 from 4:00 PM – 10:30 PM at 1100 Cherry Road (Harding Academy of Memphis). The 2013 conference theme is STOP!, inspired by Exodus 14:14 (The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still). This year, the conference will help men STOP behaviors that typically distance them from God such as isolation, busyness, addiction and control. Speakers include Phil Robertson (star of the A&E TV show Duck Dynasty), Don McLaughlin and John Bryson. The evening will also include a BBQ dinner, musical entertainment, workshops and breakout sessions for worship and prayer. More than 1,200 men are expected to attend. Tickets and info: www.refuelmemphis.com. General admission ticket prices range from $40 - $65, which includes reserved seating, food, entertainment, T-shirt and conference access. VIP tickets may be purchased for $125 each, which includes premium seating and an exclusive dinner event with Phil Robertson.
April 20, 2013
First Baptist Church of Nesbit invites everyone to the Nesbit Purple Hull Pea Festival, Saturday, April 20, from 9 am - 3 pm. The church is located at 1645 Hwy. 51 (at Pleasant Hill Rd). Proceeds will fund local/national mission projects. Activities include: over 30 vendor booths with handcrafted items and popular product lines; free peas & cornbread (11am-1pm); kids' area with fun bounces, face painting and pony rides (10am-2pm); bake sale; quilt show; silent auction with items from local businesses and festival vendors; contests with prizes throughout the day. Festival admission is free; kids' area wristband - $8.
Memphis Oral School for the Deaf SpeakEasy. Drawing inspiration from the "Roaring 20's" speakeasy establishments, this event offers you the opportunity for an exciting evening of fun, food, games and entertainment. Make sure to wear your "Roaring 20's" attire for your photo-op! Included will be selections from the area's finest restaurants, full bar, as well as live entertainment and auctions. The event will take place at The Great Hall in Germantown from 7p-11p. Tickets are $100 per person. Learn more at www.mosdkids.org.
The Rotary Ride for Families Benefitting the Dorothy Day House. The event will be held at the Levitt Shell at Overton Park. Begins at 8a for those participating in the 30 and 50 mile rides to Shelby-Meeman Forest and back ($40 per rider). The long-distance ride is a supported ride with SAG Station (Milkshake Machine), and riders receive a goody bag with bike socks, lunch, and beer. If you are not a long-distance rider, please join everyone at 11a to walk, run, or ride a 1.5 mile course through the Overton Park Old Growth Forest. $15 includes a goody bag, t-shirt, lunch, and beverages. You can also sign up as a "ghost rider" for $20 and receive a free t-shirt. Go to www.RotaryFamilyRide.com to register today.
April 21, 2013
8th Annual Dishes for Wishes benefiting Make-A-Wish® Mid-South. The event takes place at Memphis' own Felicia Suzanne's restaurant from 5p-8p and attendees will sample popular dishes from surrounding downtown restaurants and enjoy the awesome atmosphere that is downtown Memphis. It's all for a good cause, too, as proceeds benefit the Mid-South Chapter of Make-A-Wish®, a nonprofit that seeks to grant the wishes of children in the Mid-South who battle life-threatening medical conditions. Some sponsors of the event include Baker Donelson, Data Facts, and ServiceMaster. If you would like to learn more about becoming involved in the efforts to grant wishes to sick children through events like this one, please visit www.midsouth.wish.org or call their office at 901-680-WISH (9474).
April 22, 2013
Agape Child & Family Services hosting their Annual Kids Classic Golf Tournament at Spring Creek Ranch. The funds raised at this annual event support Agape's mission of serving under-resourced children, families and communities in West TN. Golfers at this "best ball" event will enjoy lunch at the clubhouse, a 12:00 p.m. tee-off, and a dinner. There will be an awards ceremony following the golf tournament. Teams of 4 are $1,600 and individual players may register for $400 each. Contact Brian Hoover at 901.323.3600 x:13 or email@example.com for more information.
April 23, 2013
The Greater Memphis National College Fair will be held on Tuesday, April 23rd at the Agricenter International in Memphis, TN from 6:00.p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday, April 24th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) and hosted by the Southern Association for College Admission Counseling (SACAC), this event is FREE and open to the public. More information about the Greater Memphis National College Fair, including directions to the fair, a list of colleges exhibiting at the fair, and tips for preparing for the fair, is available on the NACAC Web site at www.nacacnet.org/Memphis, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 800/822-6285.
April 25, 2013
Tunica RiverPark Open House, 4-8 p.m. To celebrate the Tunica RiverPark's newest exhibits, Delta Artists, Plantation to Prosperity: A Black Family History in the Mississippi Delta, Mound Builder Interactive and Wildlife Spotting Interactive – the RiverPark is hosting a free open house night. Visitors will be able to tour the exhibits and meet the artists behind the Delta Artists exhibit. These artists created a diverse style of two and three-dimensional pieces that reflect the Mississippi Delta's features and personality. Museum curators will also be on hand to discuss the new exhibits. The event will include light hors d'oeuvres, beer and wine and entertainment provided by Good Company Trio.
Girls Inc. On the Links. Join Girls Inc. for a fun, family-oriented Putt Putt
Golf Tournament at Golf & Games, located at 5484 Summer Ave. The
day's festivities will include grilled hot dogs and hamburgers, prizes, and
competitive and fun courses. Flights are at 4p and 5:45p. All
proceeds benefit Girls Inc. To learn more contact Nicci Osborne at
901-523-0217 x208 or email@example.com.
Friends For Life invites you to Dine Out, Fight AIDS. Join thousands of diners for the 5th annual Dining Out For Life event benefiting Friends For Life. Dine at a participating restaurant and a portion of your bill will be donated to help people affected by HIV/AIDS live well. For a list of participating restaurants, visit diningoutforlife.com/Memphis. This is a high-visibility marketing opportunity for corporate partners. Sponsorships are available for the event. Contact Amanda Kohr, Director of Development, for more information at 901-272-0855 x264 or Amanda.Kohr@friendsforlifecorp.org.
The 37th Annual Spirit of Giving Awards, hosted by Volunteer Mid-South. The Spirit of Giving Awards is a salute to Mid-South volunteers that answer the call to service and exemplify the true spirit of giving. Awards will be presented in the following categories: Adult, Senior, Youth, Large Group, Small Group, Board Member, and Outstanding Volunteer Program. Nominations are now open. The event will be held on April 25th from 11:30a-1p at the Holiday Inn UofM, 3700 Central Ave. For more information, visit www.volunteermidsouth.org or contact Tamara Oliver at 901-523-2425 x202 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 26, 2013
Annual Tribute Luncheon and Symposium – 11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m., Memphis Cook Convention Center. The Annual Tribute Luncheon and Symposium is the Women's Foundation's signature event, celebrating the achievements of women who have made significant contributions to the Memphis community. Every year the event assembles 1,600 attendees engaged an atmosphere of passion, exhilaration and power. This year's keynote speaker is Broadway Actress/Recording Artist Shoshana Bean. Other events include the Power of the Purse™ Auction and Youth Leadership Forum. Tickets are $100 and Tables are $1,000. For more information please visit www.wfgm.org.
Youth Leadership Forum. 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. The Women's Foundation invites school, church or youth groups to sign up to attend the Youth Leadership Forum held during the Annual Tribute Luncheon and Symposium. The event is for girls in grades 9-12. For more information or to RSVP, please email email@example.com or call Kesha Whitaker at 901-969-2405.
April 27, 2013
March for Babies presented by FedEx. This annual event takes place at Shelby Farms, with all proceeds to benefit the March of Dimes and its fight against infant mortality, premature birth and birth defects. The walk is 4 ½ miles with two checkpoints serving beverages and refreshments along the route of the walk. Registration is at 8 AM and the walk begins at 9 AM. 2013 marks the 75th Anniversary of the March of Dimes and the walk will highlight the achievements of the MOD, including the development of the polio vaccine and advancements in infant health. For more information, contact David Silberman at 901 590-1722, or firstname.lastname@example.org. Register at www.marchforbabies.org.
April 30, 2013
The Mid-South Teen Summer Volunteer Fair is scheduled from 3p-6p at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Show off your agency to eager teens who want to make a difference in our community this summer. Nonprofit agencies can educate attendees about their organizations, discuss their programs, and promote their volunteer opportunities. You will also be able to talk to the teens and check their resumes, determine if they are a great fit for your agency, and get them signed up. For more information, please contact Tamara Oliver at 901-523-2425 x202 or email@example.com.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Spring Rally featuring Hall of Fame Coach Gene Stallings. The event will be held at Bellevue Baptist Church at 6:30p. FCA is making a positive and eternal difference in the lives of students and coaches all across Memphis and Shelby County. Individual tickets are $35 with tables and other sponsorships available. For more info visit www.MemphisFCA.org or call 901-683-3399.
May 1, 2013
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will host its eighth annual conference, "The Gatekeepers of Philanthropy," at Temple Israel, 1375 East Massey Rd. This year's conference provides an inside look at philanthropy: the people who influence giving, new trends in funding, and insights into how decisions are made. Featured speakers from across the country include: Jacob Harold, President and CEO of GuideStar, Patricia Brandes of the Barr Foundation, Eileen Heisman, President of the National Philanthropic Trust, and Benita Melton, Program Officer with the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation. "Morals Tutor to America's Wealthiest Families," Phil Cubeta, and philanthropic advisor to the George Kaiser Family Foundation, Jim East, will also speak. To register, go to http://npexcellence.org/conference.php. For more info call 901-684-6605 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The early bird deadline is April 5th.
May 4, 2013
The Down Syndrome Association of Memphis and the Mid-South is hosting a spectacular "Run for the Roses" evening, including a live viewing of the 139th Annual Kentucky Derby. Saturday, May 4th, 2013, 4 to 10 pm at "The Great Hall" 1900 So. Germantown Rd. Germantown, TN. Entertainment includes The Fabulous Steeler Band and a performance by Company d. There will be a Derby-inspired dinner, live and silent auctions, Best Dressed man/Best Hat contests for the ladies. Tickets are $65. There are also opportunities to be a sponsor for the event. Contact the DSAM office at email@example.com or 901-547-7588.
Fifth Annual Kyle W. Kiihnl Foundation Eye Opener 5k Run/Walk. It will be held at Overton Park at the Pavilion on East Parkway starting at 9a. For more info or to register, check www.eyeopener5k.racesonline.com or call Event Director Kathi Wright at 901.486.2984. The event is in memory of Kyle who was killed by a drowsy driver at the age of 17, and is dedicated to raising awareness of sleep-impaired driving as well as funds to support the college scholarship and education programs. Face painting, activities for kids, pre-race aerobic warm up, post race massage, 1 registered participant will take home a Select Comfort Sleep Number Bed!
May 6, 2013
Hope House is hosting its annual Hope House Classic Golf Tournament at Chickasaw Country Club. Individual registrations are $300 per player, and teams can be purchased for $1,000. Lunch will be served at noon with a 1 pm shotgun start. Tournament features silent auction, great giveaways, door prizes and awards reception after the tournament. To register, visit http://www.hopehousememphis.org/golf_2013_info.php, or call 901-272-2702 x216. Hope House provides preschool and social service programs to children impacted by HIV and poverty in the Memphis area.
May 14, 2013
Healthy Memphis Common Table will be hosting their 2013 Annual Meeting with the focus on Healthcare Waste: Is It A Self Imposed Luxury Tax? The event will take place from 11:30a to 1:30p at the Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. The keynote speaker will be Steven Coulter, MD, with a panel of experts including Edwards Dismuke, Kenneth Robinson, and Christie Travis. Visit www.healthymemphis.org for more information or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 20, 2013
SRVS will hold its inaugural golf tournament, the 2013 Wesberry Memorial Golf Tournament, at Ridgeway Country Club. You can register to play this 4-person scramble for $175 per player. Registration at 11a with box lunch at 12p and shotgun start at 1p. There will be a putting contest and door prizes, as well as first, second, and third place awards in two flights. All proceeds benefit the programs and services of SRVS. Register online here or for more info contact Karen Dunn, 901-312-6853 or email@example.com.
June 2, 2013
The US NAVY is hosting The 4th Annual Navy Ten Nautical Miler in Millington, TN. The race distance represents the distance from a ship to the horizon line; a distance for which our military battled when they stormed Normandy in June of 1945. There are many sponsorships available for the event ranging from $250-$5000. Get ON-BOARD and secure your spot today by contacting Stephanie Hall, Sponsorship Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org or 901.317.9155. Download the full list of packages and event info here: http://j.mp/Navy10Miler
June 4, 2013
The second annual St. Jude Presents John Rich and Friends will take place at the Cannon Center. To help kick-off the 2013 FedEx St. Jude Classic golf tournament week, country artist John Rich will host an exclusive concert featuring a dazzling array of special celebrity friends. Last year's event featured Big & Rich, Kellie Pickler, Darius Rucker, and Jeff Foxworthy. Guests will enjoy the intimate acoustic concert while mingling with PGA Tour players and bidding on one-of-a-kind items. All proceeds from this exclusive evening will support the lifesaving work of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, where no family pays for anything. Please join in the effort by becoming a sponsor of St. Jude Presents John Rich and Friends. By lending your support, you will help St. Jude in its mission of finding cures and saving children. Contact Lisa Heros for more info or to confirm participation at email@example.com, or by phone at 901.373.5051.
June 6, 2013
Theatre for Hope: Singing in the Rain. Enjoy a wine tasting and silent auction followed by live musical performance of Singing in the Rain at Playhouse on the Square. This event is not to be missed! http://hopehousememphis.org/events.php
June 7, 2013
YMCA of Memphis and the Mid-South is hosting a lunch for those interested in learning more about the YMCA Corporate Games, which will take place September 16-22, 2013. The lunch and learn will take place from 11:30p-1p at the YMCA of Memphis & the Mid-South's corporate office, located at 6373 Quail Hollow Road, Ste 201. Lunch will be provided. To learn more or RSVP, please contact Shauna Bateman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 901-766-7677 ext236.
June 15, 2013
Tim Tebow at HeartLight 2013. Time Tebow will be providing the keynote at this year's HeartLight event, benefiting Agape. The event will be held at the FedEx Forum. This event will raise awareness and support for homelessness, orphan care and at-risk communities in Memphis. Tim's life and philanthropic interests directly connect with Agape's mission. Ticket and sponsor information will be available beginning January 1st at www.AgapeMeansLove.org. For more information, contact Brian Hoover at 901-323-3600 x13 or brian.hoover@AgapeMeansLove.org.