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VOL. 111 | NO. 186 | Monday, October 6, 1997

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Oct Oct. 7 The Quality Center will sponsor an ISO 9000 implementation workshop through Oct. 8. For more information, call 543-3530. The Business Emergency Preparedness Council will meet at 11:45 a.m. at the Ridgeway Inn, 5679 Poplar Ave. The speaker will be a representative from the Federal Emergency Management Agency who will discuss the role FEMA plays in recovery. The cost is $15 for BEPC members and $20 for others. For more information, call Rex Holloway at 756-5103. The Mid-South Fly Fishers will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the University Club, 1346 Central Ave. The speaker will be John Berry, a professional trout guide and fly fisher. For more information, call Donald M. Dunn at 386-5274. Oct. 8 The Memphis Area Association of Realtors will sponsor a workshop titled "Raising the Bar for Excellence in Residential Real Estate Sales" from 8:30 a.m. to noon. For reservations, call 818-2444. Oct. 9 The Greater Memphis Award for Quality and the American Society for Quality will sponsor Forum 97 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at State Technical Institute. The forum will feature a live satellite presentation, keynote speaker and sessions on Internet presentations, interactive training and customer service. The cost is $80 or $70 for GMAQ or ASQ members. The Tennessee Department of Employment Security will sponsor a seminar showcasing its latest services from 9 a.m. to noon at State Technical Institute, 5983 Macon Cove. The free seminar is open to employers in Shelby, Fayette, Lauderdale and Tipton counties. The deadline for reservations is Friday. To reserve a spot or for more information, call (615) 741-2885. The Risk and Insurance Management Society Inc. will meet at the Marriott, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd., at 5:30 p.m. The speakers will be Bill Gates, Dale Morris and Johnny Pits, who will review what local brokers and agents can do for clients. For reservations, call Linda McKnight at 576-6457 by today. The Tennessee Small Business Development Center will present a free seminar on starting a child care center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Union Planters Bank, 6200 Poplar Ave. The speaker will be Angeline Vauix, licensing counselor for the Department of Human Services. For reservations, call the center at 527-1041. J & H Marsh & McLennan Inc. will sponsor a seminar reviewing current blended executive risk programs and discussing current issues in executive benefits from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave. For reservations, call Kelly Mendenhall at (615)340-2405. Oct. 11 The Dutch Treat Luncheon will meet from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Wilson World Hotel, 2715 Cherry Road. The speaker will be District Attorney General Bill Gibbons. Oct. 13 The Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants will sponsor a seminar titled "Bullet Proofing Your Practice" from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Marriott. The course discussion leader will be Kimberly Burke of Millsaps College. The cost is $195 for TSCPA members and $225 for nonmembers. For more information, call (800) 762-0272. The University of Memphis Institute for Executive Education will present a Lessons in Leadership seminar from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Pyramid. The speaker will be author Dr. Tom Peters whose topic will be "How to Survive and Thrive in Uncertain Times." The cost is $399 per person but group rates are available. To register, call (800) 873-3451. The Shelby County Republican Womens Club will meet at 10:45 a.m. at the Adams Mark Hotel. The speaker will be Mark Norris, chairman of the Shelby County Commission. The cost is $14. For reservations, call Kitty Nelson at 682-4733. Oct. 15 The Mid-South Environmental Forum will sponsor a discussion of the Drycleaner Environmental Response Program from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Marriott. The speaker will be Barbara Pyles from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Division of Superfund. The cost is $25. For reservations, call Lori Henry at 372-7962. Oct. 17 The Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants will sponsor a course titled "Audits of Small Businesses: Practical Guidance for Improving Audit Efficiency" from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Marriott. The course leader will be Harold L. Monk Jr., a CPA from Gainesville, Fla. The cost is $225 for TSCPA members and $255 for nonmembers. For more information, call (800) 762-0272. Oct. 21 The American Business Womens Association, Cotton Belles chapter, will meet at the Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin. The speaker will be Gary Ingram from Dale Carnegie. For reservations or more information, call Judy Linneman at 763-6307. The Financial Executive Institute will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave. The speaker will be Phil Coop, president of EnSafe Inc., who will discuss environmental constraints to growth in Shelby County. For reservations, call 367-0888, ext. 1404. Oct. 22 The Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce and BellSouth will sponsor their business and breakfast series at the Cook Convention Center at 7:15 a.m. The speaker will be Gene Kranz, flight director for NASA. The cost is $20 for members and $27 for nonmembers. For more information, call 543-3532. Oct. 25 The American Business Womens Association, Cotton Belles chapter, will sponsor its annual Halloween luncheon and bingo event at St. Michaels Catholic Church, 1866 Summer Ave., at noon. Proceeds will benefit the groups scholarship fund. For more information, call Kathy Byer at 763-6299 or Paula Sedgwick at 763-6147. Nov. 6 The Quality Center will sponsor an ISO 9000 documentation workshop through Nov. 7. For more information, call 543-3530.

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