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VOL. 115 | NO. 168 | Monday, October 8, 2001

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Calendar for Oct. 8-Oct. 14

Oct. 8
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.

  Oct. 9

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.

 

Oct. 10

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.

 

Oct. 11

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, 544-3588.

 

Oct. 12

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 door.

 

Oct. 14

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.

 

Upcoming events:

Oct. 15

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.

 

Oct. 16

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.

 

Oct. 17

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.

 

Oct. 18

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 imamemphis.org.

 

Nov. 1

Microsoft 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 www.windowsxpgo.com.

 

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.

 

Nov. 3

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.

 

Nov. 7

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.

 

Nov. 10

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.

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