VOL. 112 | NO. 50 | Monday, March 30, 1998
Mensa will meet at the Unicorn restaurant, 6524 Quince Road, at 7 p.m. The speakers will be Susan Moskop and Jean Williamson, volunteers for the Memphis Symphony League, whose topic will be "Talking Music." For more information, call Ike Kullman at 358-8128.
The National Society of Fund Raising Executives will meet at Christian Brothers University. Hospitality begins at 11:30 a.m., and lunch begins at noon. The topic will be assessing development database needs and choosing a development software package. The presentation will be made by representatives of Blackbaud, a fund-raising database vendor. Following lunch, there will be a two-hour software session/demonstration. The cost is $15 for members and $20 for nonmembers. For more information, call Teresa Varnon at 843-3803.
The Quality Center will sponsor a Memphis Best Practices Tour of Harrahs. The cost is $125. For more information, call Loretta Dale or Peggy Griffith at 543-3530.
The Service Corps of Retired Executives will offer a seminar from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Hilton-East on how to start and manage a small business. The speakers include Dr. George Lucas of U.S. Learning Inc., attorney Buddy Bernstein, accountant Mickey Ison, Wayne Rodgers of BankTennessee, and Tommy Thomas, a certified insurance counselor. The cost is $55. For more information, call 544-3588.
The Laurelwood Business and Professional Women will meet at Davis-Kidd Booksellers, 387 Perkins Road Ext. Dinner will start 5:30 p.m., and the meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call Jane McGoldrick at 685-0495.
The Memphis Area Chamber of Commerces A.M. Club will meet at the Marriott, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd., from 7:15 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. The speaker will be DeWitt Ezell Jr., president-Tennessee for BellSouth. His topic is "Let the Competition Begin." The cost is $10 for Chamber members and $15 for nonmembers. For reservations, call 543-3518.
The Center City Commission will hold a Downtown development symposium and its annual meeting luncheon and awards program at the Peabody Hotel. The event begins at 7:30 a.m., the lunch and awards program is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., and the program ends at 4:30 p.m. For more information, call 575-0540.
Professional Secretaries International will sponsor its annual Professional Secretaries Day luncheon at noon at the Marriott. The speaker will be Mike Starnes, chairman and chief executive officer of M.S. Carriers Inc. The cost is $17.50 per person. For reservations, call Brenda Varnedoe at 820-0031.
The Centre for Global Enterprise at Christian Brothers University will sponsor a workshop for companies interested in entering international markets from 11:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. at CBU. The workshop will focus on international tax and legal issues. The instructors will be Grady M. Garrison and Oscar L. Thomas of Baker, Donelson, Bearman and Caldwell, and Dan Walker of Thompson Dunavant PLC. The cost is $150. For more information, call Peter Stromberg at 321-3325.