Community Info.


Join the Center for Southern Literary Arts at the Halloran Centre next Tuesday evening, February 27, 2018, for its Lyceum Mainstage Series featuring Tayari Jones, award-winning novelist and author of An American Marriage, a 2018 Oprah Book Club selection!

Visit Novel Bookstore in Laurelwood to get your copy in advance of the reading. Tickets: https://orpheum-memphis.com/event/tayari-jones

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The Mid-South Food Bank has 500 vouchers for our FREE food distribution, Friday, in Orange Mound. Only 54 households have signed up.
 
When: Friday, January 12, 2018 from 10 am until 12 pm
Where: Orange Mound Community Center, 2752 Park Ave., 38114
 
FAMILIES CAN SIGN UP ON SITE!
 
Serving zip codes 38111 and 38114
Must have photo ID or other proof of residency is required
Mobile pantry is open and free to recipients of SNAP, home energy assistance, SSI, public housing, TANF, Medicare/Medicaid
 
OR
 
those who are willing to complete and sign a Self-Declaration of Income statement showing total household income is below poverty level.
 
Mobile Pantry is sponsored by United Healthcare.

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Bossy Is As Bossy Does Scholarship Foundation
 
For 2018-2019 School Year
 
Seeking to award $250 to 2 full-time students enrolled in any accredited 4-year undergraduate college or university. This scholarship is available to all classifications majoring in Marketing, Management, Business Administration, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, or Special Education.
 
Requirements:
 
– Have a current GPA of 2.8 or higher
– Complete a 500 word essay. Essay Topic: Explain the importance of (your major) in today’s society.
– Submit an official transcript (electronic copies only)
 
Submission date begins December 1, 2017
 
Deadline: March 20, 2018
 
The recipients of the Bossy Is As Bossy Does Scholarship
will be notified by August 1, 2018.
 
If you are interested in applying for this scholarship, send one email to BossyIsAsBossyDoes@gmail.com. Include your Full name, Address, Phone Number, Email Address, Name of College/University, Classification, Major(s),
Essay, and Electronic Copy of Transcript. If any requested component is missing, your scholarship application will be deemed incomplete and ineligible.
We appreciate your interest and please share with your friends and family!

Harvard Business Review Discussion Panel 2017, University of Memphis – Fogelman College of Business (Room 127)  FREE EVENT!

Sign up here: https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/60b0445a8aa2aa20-nbmbaa3

 

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FedEx Services Internships have posted!
 
ELIGIBILITY:
In order to be eligible for an intern position, you must be currently completing your sophomore or junior year of college this spring OR be enrolled in graduate school. (Rising Juniors, Rising Seniors, and Graduate Students are all eligible to apply). If you are graduating this fall or spring and will be immediately enrolling in graduate school, then you are eligible for an internship as well. Otherwise, if you are graduating in December or May, then you will need to be applying for full time opportunities.
Please follow the steps below to access the intern positions:
Enter keyword “Intern”
Click “find jobs”
(Please apply to the Intern positions for FedEx Services)

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The Memphis Chapter of Black Girls Code invites you to join us for a spirited and lively evening of conversation and connection, featuring some of the Memphis area’s leading voices of Women of Color in STEM.

This event will be an educational experience for girls, between the ages of 7 and 17, and their parents/guardians. They will hear from a panel of women working in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Mathematics (STEM).

Location: Memphis Academy of Science and Engineering | 1254 Jefferson Ave., 30104

AGENDA
10:30 am Registration/check-in begins
(please plan to arrive with enough time to check-in)
11:00 am Welcome and Opening Remarks
11:15 am Panel Begins!
12:30 pm Q & A with Panelists
1:00 pm Light Refreshments & Networking
1:30 pm Closing Remarks

This event is FREE and open to tech divas ages 7 to 17, their parents/guardians and the general public. Space is limited – please register ahead to reserve your seat! Registration link:  https://bgcmem_woc2017.eventbrite.com/ 

We’re looking for non-technical volunteers to help us at the event. Interested? Please sign up to volunteer, http://blackgirlscode.ivolunteer.com/bgcmem_woc2017

Special Thanks to our Location Sponsor, MASE – Memphis Academy of Science and Engineering.

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