VOL. 113 | NO. 160 | Friday, August 20, 1999
Memphis Charitable Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded by Pat Kerr Tigrett to support Memphis music through scholarships and sponsorships, has awarded a $10,000 grant to the Isaac Hayes Scholarship Fund at Manassas High School
Memphis Charitable Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded by Pat Kerr Tigrett to support Memphis music through scholarships and sponsorships, has awarded a $10,000 grant to the Isaac Hayes Scholarship Fund at Manassas High School. The fund is endowed by proceeds from the Blues Ball, the foundations signature fund-raiser.
The National Council of Jewish Women will sponsor its Double Take Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at 3160 N. Thomas in Northgate Shopping Center. The resale event offers clothing, shoes, accessories, furniture, housewares, linens, books and toys. Proceeds will benefit local community service projects. Admission is $1 for adults. For more information, call 357-6760.
Lifeblood and Baskin Robbins Ice Cream are partnering in the Pint for a Pint campaign during August. Each person who tries to donate blood during the month will get a coupon for a pint of ice cream or yogurt. For more information, call 522-8585.
The Memphis Humane Society will hold its 1999 Paw Prints Party from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Pier restaurant, 100 Wagner Place. Tickets are $75 each, which includes dinner, entertainment, an open bar and a silent auction. For more information, call 272-1753.
A documentary by University of Memphis professor Steve Ross on a 1939 sharecroppers strike in Missouri led by the Southern Tenant Farmers Union will have its Memphis premiere at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 27 in the Fogelman Executive Center at the U of M. A reception begins at 6:30 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public.
Radio station WEVL will sponsor Blues on the Bluff beginning at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 28 on the grounds of the National Ornamental Metal Museum. Performers include Sid Selvidge, Joyce Cobb and Cool Heat and Big Lucky Carter and his Mighty Men of Sound. Admission is $7 for adults and $3.50 for children under 12. For more information, call 528-0560.
The Memphis area affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation is accepting grant applications through Sept. 15 for programs for breast cancer screening, treatment and education.
For more information or an application, call 624-9005.