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VOL. 112 | NO. 7 | Monday, January 12, 1998

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Jan Jan. 12 Laurelwood Business and Professional Women will meet at Davis-Kidd Bookstore, 387 Perkins Road. Dinner will be at 5:30 p.m., and the meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. The speaker will be Judge Ann Pugh. Public Issues Forum will meet at the Memphis Community Foundation, 1900 Union Ave., at 7 p.m. The speakers will be Amy F. Isaacs, national director for Americans for Democratic Action, whose will topic will be "Legislative Priorities for 1998," and John D. Isaacs, president and executive director of Council for a Livable World, whose topic will be "Elimination of Weapons of Mass Destruction." For more information, call Tandy Gilliland at 683-2415. Jan. 13 The Direct Marketing Association will meet at 11:45 a.m. at Folks Folly restaurant. The speaker will be Ken Van Vranken, president and chief executive officer of Call Center Resources. The cost is $20 for nonmembers. For reservations, call Mike Bruno at 260-4182 by Friday. Jan. 14 The Mid-South Quality-Productivity Center will sponsor its Memphis Best Practice Tour 1998 with a tour of Federal Express at 11 p.m. The tour will be followed by a seminar on Jan. 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is $350 per person. To register, call Loretta at 543-3528. The Consumer Credit Counseling Service will sponsor a free workshop on building a budget from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 2400 Poplar Ave. For reservations, call 323-4909, ext. 1007. Jan. 15 The Downtown Neighborhood Association will meet at 7 p.m. at the Spaghetti Warehouse, 40 Huling. The speaker will be Will Hudson, general manager of the Memphis Area Transit Authority, whose topic will be the impact of light rail on Downtown. The optional dinner is $9.50. For reservations, call 527-3621. Jan. 16 The American Business Womens Association, Cotton Belles chapter, will meet at the Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Networking begins at 5:45 p.m., and dinner will be served at 6:15 p.m. The speaker will be Rebecca Elmore of Training Innovations. The cost is $18.50. For more information, call Judy Linneman at 763-6307 or Kathy Byer at 763-6299. Keye Productivity Center, a division of the American Management Association, will present a seminar titled "Todays OSHA: A Compliance Update" from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Peabody. Tuition is $159 per person. For more information, call (800) 821-3919. Jan. 20 The Memphis World Trade Club will meet at the Coors Belle on Raines Road at 6 p.m. The speaker will be Bill Zollars, president of Yellow Freight System who will speak on "Winners vs. Losers in the Year 2000." The tariff will be $15 per person and $10 for students. For more information, call Nell Baugh at 744-6937, Kim Miller at 795-7761 or Kathy Coleman at (601) 349-8910. 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 speaker will be Judy Johnson, regional vice president of the American Arbitration Association. The cost is $15. For more information, call Margaret Valentine at 368-3753. The Society for Human Resource Management will meet at the Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. The social portion of the meeting begins at 5:15 p.m., and dinner begins at 6:45 p.m. The program will be a panel discussion on using human resources as strategic partners in an organization. The speakers include Ralph Horn of First Tennessee National Corp., John Garner of Flavorite Laboratories, Dave Ramsey of Methodist Health Systems and Dean Deyo of Time Warner Communications. The cost is $20 for nonmembers. For reservations, call Eloise McGee at 375-5540. Jan. 22 Insurors of Tennessee will sponsor a workers compensation experience rating seminar from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. The seminar is free to insuror agency members and associate members who register by Jan. 12. The cost for nonmembers is $90. For more information, call (800) 264-1898. Jan. 27 The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation and the University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services will sponsor a Tier II Report workshop from noon to 3 p.m. at the Ridgeway Inn, 5679 Poplar Ave. For more information, call (800) 424-3905. Jan. 29 The Consumer Credit Counseling Service will sponsor a free workshop on establishing credit from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 2400 Poplar Ave. For reservations, call 323-4909, ext. 1007. Feb. 5 The National Society of Fund Raising Executives will meet at the Marriott, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Hospitality begins at 11:30 a.m., and lunch begins at noon. The speaker will be George L. Strobel II of Arthur Anderson who will speak on compliance issues facing non-profit organizations. The cost is $15 for members and $20 for nonmembers. For more information, call Teresa Varnon at 843-3803. Feb. 7 The YWCA Public Policy Committee, the Memphis Womens Political Caucus and the Association for Women Attorneys will sponsor a campaign training workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Fogelman Executive Center at the University of Memphis. The cost is $50 and includes lunch and workshop materials. To receive a brochure, call the YWCA office at 332-2211. Feb. 14 Dutch Treat Luncheon will meet at the Midway Cafe, 3378 Poplar Ave., from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. An optional lunch begins at 11:45 a.m. The speaker will be Shelby County Sheriff A.C. Gilless. For more information, call 346-8800, ext. 288.  

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