VOL. 111 | NO. 86 | Tuesday, May 13, 1997
Lee Askew, founder and principal of Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects Inc
Lee Askew, founder and principal of Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects Inc., will be a featured speaker at the national convention of the American Institute of Architects on May 18. Askews presentation is titled "The Architects Office as a Center of Community Activity." He will speak about how his companys office is used for a variety of civic, social and business functions including art openings, lectures, charity fundraisers and non-profit board meetings. He will address how firms in other regions could coordinate events to positively affect their business through publicity and new contacts. The focus of the convention is "Practice and Prosperity: Serving Client and Community." Professionals in architecture, marketing, risk management, project delivery, construction and computer technology will lead seminars.
The Appraisal Institute will meet May 21 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Chickasaw County Club, 3395 Galloway. The speakers will be Tom Watson, national bank examiner for the Credit and Management Policy Division of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and Ben Henson, executive director of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council Appraisal Subcommittee. The cost is $7 for members and $12 for guests. For reservations, call 685-2100.
Seabrook will host its second free Ralph Lauren paint clinic at the 601 S. Mendenhall Road store on Saturday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The clinic, which will be taught by Joe Nichols, is open to the public. For reservations or more information, call 683-7369.
Women in Construction will meet May 20 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Andertons restaurant, 1901 Madison Ave. Judge Kay Robilio will speak about alternate dispute resolution. The cost for dinner is $15. For reservations, call Leigh Lewis at 521-9500.
The Institute of Real Estate Management will sponsor its Spring Expo 97 Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Adams Mark Hotel, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. For more information, call 684-6392.