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VOL. 124 | NO. 122 | Wednesday, June 24, 2009


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Talk Shoppe will present “The Master Mind Principle” today from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call Jo Garner at 482-0354.

The Memphis Women’s Political Caucus will hold its annual Membership Dutch Treat Dinner and Networking Event today at 6 p.m. at Cozymel’s Mexican Grille, 6450 Poplar Ave. For reservations, call 568-2080 or e-mail jfherbison@comcast.net.

The Memphis Botanic Garden will present a summer series with Dr. Fred Dorn titled “Finding a Job in a Challenging Economy” today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Cost is $145 for Memphis Botanic Garden members or Breakfast Club members and $160 for nonmembers.

MPACT Memphis will hold a Civic Engagement Committee meeting today at 6 p.m. at Quetzal, 664 Union Ave. For reservations, contact Andre Gibson at civicengagement@mpactmemphis.org or 528-8340.

The Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority will hold a networking event Friday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority Project Center, 4225 Airways Blvd. People who attend can learn about contracting opportunities and how to do business with the airport authority. For reservations, call 922-0255 by today.

Walt Schuler and Morris Landau will present a continuing education seminar titled “Medical Records Law: HIPAA Changes are Coming” Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the DoubleTree Hotel, 5069 Sanderlin Ave. The seminar will focus on helping health care providers avoid costly investigations by federal and state authorities and to avoid lawsuits and bad publicity by maintaining the privacy and security of patients’ health. Registration is available the day of the seminar or by visiting www.lorman.com.

Commercial Real Estate Women Memphis will hold a luncheon Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at the Fogelman Executive Conference Center, 330 Innovation Drive. Cost is $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. For more information, call 729-5505.

The Memphis Advertising Federation will meet Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Chank Diesel will present “Smashing Alphabets.” Cost is $25 for guests and free for members. To register, visit www.memphisadfed.org.

The Cotton Museum will host a brown bag discussion Thursday at noon on the floor of the Cotton Museum, 65 Union Ave. Neal P. Gillen will speak. For more information, call 531-7826.

An article in Monday’s edition misquoted Claude Watts, the Regional Medical Center at Memphis’ interim chief executive officer. Watts actually said the hospital would receive “Essential Access” funds from the state of Tennessee that were “about $4 million” less than what it received last year. Also, The MED has received a commitment from Arkansas for $500,000 in fiscal year 2010 for a new trauma system fund that state is setting up. The Daily News regrets the errors.

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