VOL. 113 | NO. 165 | Friday, August 27, 1999
Family Services of the Mid-South will hold training workshops for Crisis Center volunteers from 8:30 a
The Memphis Humane Society will hold its 1999 Paw Prints Party from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. today 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. today 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. Saturday 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.
Belmont Village Assisted Living Communities is sponsoring a free seminar titled "Balancing Lifes Demands: Meeting the Challenges of the Sandwich Generation" from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Jewish Community Center, 6560 Poplar Ave. The featured speaker will be geriatric care manager Linda Gravatti, who will discuss creative approaches to balancing the demands of caring for dependent children and aging family members. Seating is limited. To register, call 624-8820.
The West Tennessee Chapter of the Tennessee Trucking Association will hold its eighth annual Big Rigs for Little Kids golf tournament from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 9 at Stonebridge Golf Course. The format is a four-person scramble at a fee of $100 per person or $440 per foursome. For more information, call Lisa Leatherwood at 332-0700, Ext. 155.
Family Services of the Mid-South will hold training workshops for Crisis Center volunteers from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 18 and Sept. 25. The center is a 24-hour suicide prevention and crisis intervention service that fielded more than 20,000 calls last year. For more information, call 274-7477.