VOL. 115 | NO. 168 | Monday, October 8, 2001
Calendar for Oct. 8-Oct. 14
The International Association of Administrative Professionals monthly
meeting is 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-East. The speaker is Charlotte Doyle, IAAP
Tennessee division adviser and immediate past Tennessee division president.
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.
Memphis Woman Magazine and the Service Corps of Retired Executives present a
workshop to show women how to operate a business. Five women professionals will
discuss operation and management of successful and profitable business. The
workshop is 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin
Ave. The registration fee for the event is $40. For information, call SCORE,
The second annual Barristers'
Pancake Breakfast is 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Calvary Episcopal Church, 102 N.
Second St., to raise money for Race for the Cure. The breakfast is open to the
public. Tickets are $10. Tickets can be purchased at the door or by contacting
Judy Birchler, 577-2243.
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
The Girl Scout Council of
the Mid-South hosts its inaugural Rekindle
the Magic fund-raiser from 5 to 8 p.m. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Adults
are invited to join in the festivities that include food, live and silent
auctions and a sing-along of favorite Girl Scout songs. For more information or
a ticket sales contact in your area, call 767-1440 or (800) 727-8104.
Memphis Investors Group meets at 7 p.m. in
the Adams lecture hall at the Holiday Inn-Mount Moriah. The guest
speaker is David Scott, a building and home inspector. The MIG-REI 101
seminar with Hal Wilson is 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 27 in Ballroom B of the Holiday Inn-Airport.
Crye-Leike hosts its annual real estate expo from 8 a.m. to noon
at the Marriott hotel, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd., to provide educational and
marketing opportunities for its 2,218 sales associates and 596 support staff.
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 the luncheon.
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 local 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 chapter of the
Institute of Management Accountants
hosts a panel discussion on accounting hiring trends at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 18 at
the Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. The cost of dinner is $20
for members and guests. Make reservations be calling Linda, 375-5560, or visit
MidAmerica-Memphis will host an event
for the launch of Microsoft Windows XP at the Agricenter International, 7777 Walnut
Grove Road. Registration, refreshments and a vendor fair begin at 4:30 p.m. The
launch is 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event is free but registration is required due
to space limitations. Register by phone at (877) 673-8368 or on the Web at
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.
Race For Grace, a 5K run/walk, benefiting the Church Health Center
begins at Shady Grove Presbyterian Church, 5530 Shady Grove Road, at 9 a.m.
Pre-registration for the race is $12. Race day registration is $15. Race day
registration will take place in the Shady Grove Presbyterian Church parking
lot, beginning at 8 a.m. Registration forms are available at www.raceforgrace.com
or by calling 683-7329.
The Memphis 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