Special Events


The Memphis Chapters of NSBE & NBMBAA invite you to join us for our 2016 Holiday Party!

2016 Holiday Party – Hosted by NSBE & NBMBAA Memphis Chapters

Thursday, December 15, 2016 | 6 pm – 9 pm, Fox & Hound, 5101 Sanderlin Ave #100, Memphis, TN

The cost to attend is $10.00 for non-members and FREE for paid members of NSBE & NBMBAA.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nsbe-nbmbaa-holiday-party-tickets-29077239807

 

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​Free backpacks and school supplies to first 100 youth! Get [free] tickets on https://www.eventbrite.com/e/empower-them-youth-rally-2016-tickets-26814446732?aff=eac2 

Back to School Giveaway & Health Fair 

Saturday, August 6th, 10 am – 2 pm – FREE

Centenary United Methodist Church 

584 E. McLemore Ave., 38106

School supplies, dental screenings for children, immunizations, screenings for asthma, cholesterol, HIV, diabetes, blood pressure and more.

Backpack Giveaway!

Mt Vernon Baptist Church – Westwood (620 Parkrose Avenue, 38109. 901-785-1612) will give away over 600 backpacks filled with school supplies on Friday, August 5th, beginning at 6 PM.  Doors open @ 5 PM.

Parents must accompany children to this event and families from all zip codes are welcome.

The Mayor’s office is sponsoring an event, the 2016 Manhood University Fatherhood Conference, on Saturday, July 9th, 2016. It will be an all-day event held at the Pipkin Building, and Tiger Lane, and is geared towards empowering, inspiring, and celebrating men, fathers, and father-figures from all walks of life!

We need to know if you can assist us by  volunteering for set-up on Friday, July 8th, from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, and/or Saturday). As Saturday is event day, if you cannot stay the entire day, (7:30 am – approximately 4:30 pm), please let me know what times(s) you can work. Shifts for Saturday are : 7:30 am – 12:00 noon, 12:00 noon – 4:00 pm, 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

There will be a Volunteer Information Day on Thursday, July 7th, 2016 from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm in room LL-56 at the Benjamin L. Hooks Library. This will be the session where event instructions and assignments will be given.

We will need volunteers for the following:

  • Set-up on Friday (07/08/16)
  • Registration/ Sign-in (Sat)
  • Session Proctors (Sat)
  • Food Station Monitors (Breakfast)
  • Food Station Monitors (Lunch)
  • Peddle-cart Game Monitors *
  • Water slide Monitors*
  • Face-painting Station Assistants
  • Laser Tag Game Monitors*
  • Breakdown/ Clean-up team*

***NOTE***

The sections with an asterisk * will be stationed mainly outside.

If possible, please advise Timothy Harris by end of business on Wednesday, July 7th as to what your availability is, and many thanks! Timothy.Harris@memphistn.gov

 

Tim Harris | Community Outreach Specialist

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Join Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland, and the City of Memphis, in the First Annual 2016 “Manhood University” Fatherhood Conference. This year’s event theme is “Building Better Men in Memphis!”, and is designed to engage men and fathers from all walks of life, by providing an avenue where they can be educated, enlightened, inspired, and celebrated. The day’s activities will be held on Saturday, July 9th, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. in the Pipkin Building (on the grounds of the renowned Tiger Lane!)

All sessions and activities for the day are FREE and open to those who register!

Local area men can participate in seminars that morning, and the “Family Fun Festival!” later in the day! This will be an opportunity for registrants to kick back and have quality time with their children, with game trucks, laser tag, and more!

For more information, contact the Office of Community Affairs at 901-636-6507, or register online TODAY at www.memphistn.gov/manhood

 

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