Brown Bag Lunch (Lyman Aldrich), Germantown UMC, Germantown, TN
Lyman Aldrich Will Give History of Memphis In May (MIM) at the September Brown Bag Lunch!
 
After the assassination of Dr. King, downtown was almost deserted. Beale Street was closed, the Peabody closed and was sold on the courthouse steps, and the Orpheum was running X-rated movies. It was said that in 1977, when Memphis in May started, there were more people living in the jail than the rest of downtown. Learn the story behind Memphis in May, how Memphis was brought back, and who did it at the September Brown Bag Lunch Series, an adventure in learning sponsored by the Older Adult Council. Join us as we kick off our 15th season.
 
TOPIC: “How Memphis in May was Founded and the Economic and Social Effects It has had on the City”
SPEAKER: Lyman Aldrich, Founder, Memphis in May International Festival
WHERE: Mike Wilson Fellowship Hall, Germantown United Methodist Church, 2331 South Germantown Road. Enter main entrance under canopy of the West Street side of the building. Fellowship Hall is behind the Welcome Center.
WHEN: September 6, 2019. Program starts at 11 AM; lunch is at Noon.
COST: FREE—the church will supply beverages.
RESERVATIONS: No reservations are needed. Just bring your sack lunch and enjoy the program and the fellowship.
QUESTIONS? Call Luci Cromer, 901-755-0803, or Pat Smith, 901-758-6513.
 
**There will be a crossing guard on West Street to help with overflow parking.**