VOL. 112 | NO. 169 | Friday, September 18, 1998
Parsons Wins Program Management
The Depots environmental division is hosting a community information session from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Corry Junior High School, 2230 Corry Road, to update residents on environmental activities at the facility. Representatives from community groups and agencies such as the Environmental Protection Agency, Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host information displays. For more information, call Alma Black Moore at 544-0613.
The Memphis Humane Society will sponsor its Trot for Spot 5K and fun run at 8 a.m. Saturday at Overton Park. Entry fees are $13 for adults, $5 for children and free for dogs. Entries on Saturday are $15 for the 5K race and $10 for the fun run/walk. For more information, call Healthy Habits at 684-1607.
Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. is sponsoring its Baptist Kids Festival and Tour de Tots 5K Fun Run on Saturday at the Hutchison School, 1740 Ridgeway Road. All proceeds from the festival and race benefit the neonatal intensive care unit at Baptist Memorial Hospital-East. For more information, call 227-7241.
The Mid-South Minority Business Council will host its third annual golf tournament benefiting the Robert R. Church Scholarship Fund on Thursday at Big Creek Golf Course in Millington. For more information, call Rita Reynolds at 678-2388.
City Council members Rickey Peete and Joe Brown will co-host a town hall meeting from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Orange Mound Senior Citizens Center, 2569 Douglass. For more information, call Dena Owens at 576-6786.
The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation is accepting grant applications for projects dealing with breast health and cancer education or outreach projects targeting services not available to medically underserved women in the area. The deadline for Race for the Cure grants is Oct. 2. For more information, call 624-9005.
Baptist Memorial Health Care Foundation presented the Medical Education Research Institute with $3.2 million becoming a founding member of MERI along with Semmes-Murphey Clinic and Methodist Healthcare.