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VOL. 111 | NO. 215 | Monday, November 17, 1997

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Nov Nov. 17 The Fayette County Chamber of Commerces West Fayette chapter will hold its Night on the Grow celebration at the Oakland Deposit Bank at 6 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call 465-8690. Nov. 18 The National Association of Women in Construction will meet from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Andertons restaurant, 1901 Madison Ave. The cost for dinner is $15. For more information or reservations, call 368-3753. The Appraisal Institute will meet from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Chickasaw Country Club, 3395 Galloway. The cost is $7 for members and $12 for guests. The topic is an overview of various real estate markets in 1997 and a forecast for the future. Panel speakers include Curt Grantham of Trammell Crow Co., Chuck Pinkowski of Pinkowski & Co., Steve Rudesill of SPL Corp. and Ledic, and Garner Chandler of Chandler Reports LLC. For reservations, call Margaret Burrows at 818-2444. The Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce and BellSouth will sponsor their business and breakfast series at the Radisson at Memphis International Airport. Networking begins at 7 a.m., and registration begins at 7:30 a.m. The speaker will be Ken Vincent, data communications specialist for BellSouth, who will discuss using the Internet to improve profitability. The cost is $18 for Chamber members and $25 for nonmembers. For more information, call 543-3532. The Society for Human Resource Management will meet at 7:30 a.m. at the Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin. The speakers will be Ian Robb, senior vice president of Sedgwick, and Dr. Fred J. Dorn, senior career management consultant for Right Management Consultants. The topic will be changes in the role of human resources. The cost is $20 for nonmembers. For reservations, call Nancy Simon at 332-3322. The American Business Womens Association, Cotton Belles chapter, will meet at the Racquet club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. The speaker will be Julie Pippin of Morgan Keegan whose topic will be choosing a stockbroker. Networking begins at 5:30 p.m., and dinner will be served at 6:15 p.m. The cost is $18.50. For more information, call Judy Linneman at 763-6307 or Kathy Byer at 763-6299. The Financial Executives Institute will meet at the Fogelman Executive Center at the University of Memphis from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. The topic will be an update on the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 and will be co-hosted by FEI and Coopers & Lybrand LLP. The cost is $20 for guests. For more information, call Judy Ramage at 321-3320. The Financial Executives Institute will hold its annual education night at 6:30 p.m. at the Fogelman Executive Center at the University of Memphis. The chapter will award scholarships to outstanding students at local colleges. The speaker will Dr. Donna Randall, dean of the Fogelman College of Business and Economics at the U of M. For reservations, call Mike Wood at 372-7962. Nov. 19 The Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants will sponsor a 1997 Fall Industry Conference from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Marriott. The speakers will be marketing and management consultant Michael Baumgartner and technology consultant Cengiz Capan. The topics will be managing for superior achievement, business use of the World Wide Web and the future of todays technologies. The cost is $135 for TSCPA members and $165 for nonmembers. For more information, call (800) 762-0272. Nov. 20 The American Marketing Association will meet at the Ridgeway Inn at Poplar Avenue and I-240 at 11:30 a.m. The speaker will be John Dudas, vice president and director of strategic planning for Belz Enterprises. The cost is $15 for members and $20 for nonmembers. To register, call Doug Morris at 458-5876, ext. 22. The Construction Specifications Institute will meet at Circus Circus Casino in Robinsonville, Miss., beginning at 6:30 p.m. After the meeting, a site visit will be hosted by Kevin Corkern, project manager with Hnedak Bobo Group. The cost is $8.95 per person. For reservations, call Pam Davidson at 454-4671. Nov. 24 The League of Women Voters will meet at 7 p.m. at the Poplar-White Station Library, 5094 Poplar Ave. The topic will be juvenile crime. The panel of speakers includes Walter Crews, deputy chief with the Memphis Police Department, and Linda S. Taylor of juvenile court. For more information, call 327-6892. The Memphis Songwriters Association will hold its 24th annual Songwriters Showcase at B.B. Kings Blues Club from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $5 per person. For more information, call 577-0906. Dec. 4 The Quality Center will offer an ISO 9000 internal auditing workshop through Dec. 5. For more information, call 543-3530. Dec. 5 The National Business Institute will sponsor a seminar from 8:30 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. at the Holiday Inn East, 5795 Poplar Ave. on reducing Tennessee sales and use taxes for manufacturers. The instructors will be attorney Samuel Jones and certified public accountant William A. Payne. The tuition is $159 per person. To make advance reservations or for more information, call (715) 835-7909.

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