VOL. 115 | NO. 163 | Monday, October 1, 2001
Development Week, Oct. 1 through Oct. 5, brings together minority business
owners, buyers and procurement representatives from corporate America, federal,
state and local governments. In keeping with this years theme, Strategies for
Growth in the American Economy, minority owned or controlled businesses, and
minority business advocates will be honored.
Paintings by Brenda
Moss will be exhibited through Oct. 28 in the Memphis Jewish Community
Centers Shainberg Gallery, 6560 Poplar Ave. Moss is a native of Mississippi.
Her work features nature in all its guises.
The Memphis Area
Association of Realtors hosts Realtor.com presentations in the MAAR
education center, 6393 Poplar Ave. An introduction and new product overview is
9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Training for owners of Realtor.com Web products is 1:30
p.m. to 2 p.m. Make reservations at (800) 683-5324 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Habitat for
Humanity build involving the Memphis Area Association of Realtors is under
construction in Northaven at 530 Fox Valley Drive. Volunteers are needed for
Oct. 6 and Oct. 13. In addition, Oct. 13 is certified residential specialist
The Memphis section
of the American Society for Quality and the Greater Memphis Association for
Quality presents the Mid-South region quality month conference from 7:30
a.m. to 4:10 p.m. at the Fogelman Executive Conference Center on the University
of Memphis campus, 330 DeLoach St. To register, call Jim Lippy, 678-4268.
The Memphis Area
Association of Realtors hosts classes teaching useful skills needed to
operate in a computerized system, including using e-mail and the Internet,
working with online photos and attachments at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 10, 5:30 p.m. Oct.
11 and 9 a.m. Oct. 18 and Oct. 26 in the MAAR training room, 6393 Poplar Ave.
The fee for the course is $30. Call Iassic Crenshaw, 818-2417, to register.
The Memphis Area
Association of Realtors hosts Business Development for the Residential
Specialist Oct. 10 and 11. This class is approved for 16 hours continuing
education credit. Classes run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. each day in the MAAR
education center, 6393 Poplar Ave. Call Linda Stubbs, 818-2421, to register.
Clovernook Center for
the Blind Memphis Center is hosting an open house from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at
the center, 346 St. Paul St.
Constangy, Brooks & Smith LLC attorney S. Craig Moore hosts Preparing
Yourself for an INS Audit, at 8:30 a.m. at the Four Points Hotel in Jackson,
Tenn., and 3 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Select-Downtown in Memphis. The cost of
the seminar is $35 per person. To register, call (615) 320-5200. Registration
is available at the door.
The Memphis Area
Association of Realtors luncheon is scheduled at the Memphis Area Home
Builders Association, 776 N. Germantown Parkway. Dr. Shirley Raines, University
of Memphis president, is the speaker. She will discuss "Our City's
University-the University of Memphis." The buffet line opens at 11:45 a.m.
Reservations should be made by calling 818-2444 no later than 48 hours prior to
Memphis Chapter 20 of
the Institute of Real Estate Management luncheon meeting is noon at the
East Memphis Hilton, 5069 Sanderlin Ave. Wyatt Aiken of Commercial Tennessee is
the speaker. For reservations, call 377-5736.
The Memphis Chapter
of Executive Women International presents the womens leadership forum
Defining Your Leadership Style in Stauffer Hall at Lindenwood Christian
Church, 2400 Union Ave. Speaker Shoya Zichy heads a New York City-based
consulting firm that specializes in career and executive coaching. The event
begins with a book signing at 4:30 p.m., followed by networking and a light
buffet at 5:30 p.m. The interactive session with Zichy begins at 6:30.
Reservations made before Oct. 8 are $45.
The Memphis Bar
Association is hosting the American Law Institute-American Bar Association
seminar regarding the Americans With Disabilities Act Title III issues for real
estate, land use and construction lawyers. It will be shown by tape delay at
noon at One Commerce Square, Suite 1050. Registration is $175 and can be sent
to ALI-ABA, 4025 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, Pa., 19104-3099.
Conference for Women 2001 is Nov. 8 and 9 at the Adams Mark hotel, 939
Ridge Lake Blvd. The seminar is stopping in Jackson, Tenn., at the Holiday Inn
North, 5075 Interstate 55 North, Nov. 7 and 8. The seminar is sponsored by the
National Businesswomens Leadership Association. To register, call (800)
682-5078 or visit www.natsem.com.
The new Central
Library is scheduled to open with a corporate parade at 9:30 a.m. The
parade features vehicles with business logos traveling from the old library,
1850 Peabody Ave., to the new facility at 3030 Poplar Ave. A representative
from each business will introduce the business as its vehicle enters the new
library parking lot. Ribbon cutting is 10:15 a.m. For an entry form, call
Joanna Curtis, development specialist, 725-8870.