Pizza with Planners: Enhancing Communities with GIS
Tuesday, October 16
Benjamin Hooks Central Library
Don’t forget about the opportunity on Tuesday to learn about an exciting new interactive mapping tool.
The Center for Transforming Communities (CTC) has partnered with the University of Memphis to develop a great asset-based online mapping tool that will be available at no cost to community based organizations and neighborhood leaders. This technology will easily allow organizations and individuals to generate maps and see what kinds of assets are in their neighborhoods, e.g. schools, parks, demographic info from the Census, etc.
Celtic Thunder Voyage
October 17, 7:30
Playhouse on the Square
Since their debut, the handsome guys with the show-stopping voices known collectively as CELTIC THUNDER, have sold over one million units (of what now numbers six albums), and have become one of Public Television’s most popular acts with each new special they perform. Their official YouTube channel, Thunder Tube, has received over 18 million-and-climbing upload views, attracting fans globally. Celtic Thunder rings in 2012 with a new CD and DVD concert special, VOYAGE just in time for St. Patrick’s Day.
JimCarlyle Administration Building Dedication/50th Anniversary Celebration
October 18, 4:30-6:00 pm
The Boys and Girls Club – Greater Memphis
The Boys and Girls Club of Memphis has come a long way – it’s time to celebrate! Join in honor of Jim Carlyle, the first director and CEO of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis. Jim served for over 30 years and Boys and Girls Club is proud to dedicate its central office as a tribute to his vision and leadership for this organization. This is also an opportunity to sing Happy Birthday – to Boys and Girls Club of Memphis! They will celebrate 50 years of serving Memphis-area kids with photographs through the ages, some of its great living successes, and of course, a birthday cake.”
No charge! Refreshments and light hors d’oeuvres will be provided.
Contact: Rebecca Fowler at 901-278-2947
This is a celebration of a long and successful history of serving Memphis-area youth
2012 Gandhi-King Community Conference
Check out this great article by Dr. Manoj Jain in today’s Commercial Appeal. Dr. Jain is one of this year’s presenters. He’ll be focusing in on Healthcare. We’ve got dozens of other grassroots leaders coming to present and engage you on the critical issues in our community like, equality, commuity-police relations, poverty & homelessness.
Register now! Registration is based on a sliding scale starting at free. Please sign up and attend to change our community. As an added bonus, all paying registrants get a one-year membership in the Mid-South Peace and Justice Center and can attend our Annual Member Meeting, which is immediately following the conference.
October 19 and 20