VOL. 114 | NO. 153 | Monday, August 7, 2000
Calendar of events: June 5 11
Calendar of events: Aug. 7-Aug. 13
Consumer Credit Counseling Service is offering a free seminar on building a budget and the basics of money management, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 2158 Union Ave., Suite 400. For reservations, call 323-4909, Ext. 1007.
The Main Library, 1850 Peabody Ave., will host Dr. John Gray, author of "Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus," who will discuss his work during the taping of "Book Talk" at noon. Book Talk airs on WYPL-FM 89.3.
Real estate agents are invited to join their colleagues and Memphis City Beautiful in a cleanup effort across from Springdale Elementary School, 880 N. Hollywood St., from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. To volunteer, call Lee Ann Williams-Maley at 818-2423.
The Memphis Bar Association will present "General Sessions Civil Procedure," with speaker Judge Lonnie Thompson of General Sessions Civil Division VI, at the Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Registration begins at 11:45 a.m. for the seminar, which is approved for one hour of general continuing legal education credit.
The Memphis Chamber of Commerce hosts Business After Hours from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Holiday Inn Select Memphis Airport, 2240 Democrat Road. The event is $7 for Chamber members and $10 for non-members. For more information, call the Chamber at 543-3567.
Auditions for the Memphis Vocal Arts Ensemble 2000-2001 season are 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the choral room of Buckman Performing and Fine Arts Center, St. Marys Episcopal Church, 60 Perkins Extended. This seasons concerts include "Broadway and Beyond The Incomparable Forties," "Brahms Love Song Waltzes A Tenth Anniversary Gala" and "2001 A Voice Odyssey." Experience is necessary and an accompanist will be provided. To reserve an audition time, call 683-6774.
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors Governmental Affairs Committee will host MAARs annual political reception for elected officials and candidates from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the MAAR Education Center, 6393 Poplar Ave. All MAAR members are invited to attend. Call 818-2444 for reservations.
Business Network International, The Business Referral Organization, meets from 7:15 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at Perkins restaurant, 1340 S. Germantown Road. The groups purpose is to increase business through a structured system of giving referrals. For more information, call Mark Cardona at 867-8976.
The Brooks Museum presents "Fitness and Finance: A Womens Perspective," sponsored by Merrill Lynch. From 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., cocktails and hors doeuvres will be served, followed by a presentation by a personal trainer about womens fitness and a presentation by Kelly Turns and Jeff Williams addressing womens financial and investment issues. From 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., participants can view "Sixties: Portrait of an Era," a series of photographs taken by Linda McCartney. The event is free, but requires a reservation, which can be made by calling Pat Shappley at 756-2043.
The Memphis Bar Association will present "Civil and Criminal Contempt," with Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Janice M. Holder and Dorothy J. Pounders as speakers. The seminar is set for the Plaza Club and approved for 1.5 hours of general continuing legal education credit. Dinner and a ticket to the Memphis Redbirds are included with the registration price.
The Memphis Technical High School classes of 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971 and 1972 will host a joint class reunion at the Adams Mark Hotel. For information, contact Rob Jolly at 737-9377 or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aug. 15 and 17
Auditions for Memphis Symphony Chorus are at Eudora Auditorium, 4684 Poplar Ave. Auditions begin at 7 p.m. To schedule an audition, call Noboku Igarashi at the MSO office, 324-3627. For more information, visit www.memphissymphonychorus.com.
CompuMaster hosts the Memphis conference on Web site development and design at the Radisson, 2411 Winchester Road. The daylong conference is $199 per person or $189 each for groups of four or more. Topics for the conference include launching a Web site, mastering cutting-edge technology and designing a Web site. To enroll, call (800) 867-4340. The conference is approved for continuing education and training credits.
The Latino Music Festival and Convention is set for Mud Island. Local and national Latino performers will participate. Applications for booth space are being accepted for this event. To reserve a booth or for more information, call 522-0074.
The Memphis Chapter of the Risk and Insurance Management Society benefit golf tournament tees off at 1 p.m. at North Creek Golf Club. A reception is scheduled for the Memphis prior to the event. Tournament information will be mailed in August. For more information, call Gary Langsdale, tournament chairman, at 763-5984.