VOL. 115 | NO. 178 | Monday, October 22, 2001
Calendar for Oct. 22-Oct.28
The American Cancer
Societys Reach for Recovery program
hosts its 26th annual lunch and fashion show at 10:30 a.m. at the Adams
Mark hotel, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Fashions are provided by SteinMart and
hairstyling services are being donated by Salon Bellissimo.
The Memphis Rotary Club hosts University of Memphis mens basketball coach
John Calipari at its noon lunch meeting at Cook Convention Center.
National Association of
Women in Construction will meet at
Andertons restaurant, 1901 Madison Ave., at 6:30 p.m. Dinner is $15. For
reservations or information, call Beverly Wade, 683-8310.
The Tennessee Department
of Transportation will host a public
hearing from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. to discuss the proposed widening of State Route
57 in Shelby County. The meeting will be in the Germantown High School
cafeteria, 7653 Old Poplar Pike.
Junior League of Memphis is hosting its inaugural Merry Marketplace through
Oct. 28 at the Agricenter. It is anticipated to attract more than 125
merchants. Admission is $5 in advance and $7 at the door. An opening night gala
at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25 offers guests an evening of entertainment by the Tip Tops
from Mobile, Ala., cocktails, and food samplings from Memphis restaurants and
caterers. To purchase tickets, call JLM, 452-2151.
Southwest Tennessee Community
College will host the Monster Mash
Dash 5K Run/Walk at 2 p.m. at Overton Park. The early registration fee is $12.
Participants registering on the day of the race will pay $15. Race day
Registration is set from noon until 1:45 p.m., at the main pavilion in Overton
The Mid-South Chapter of
the American Red Cross will host
Running Bases for Relief, a baseball game pitting Mid-South police against
Mid-South firefighters. The Memphis Redbirds donated the use of AutoZone Park
for the game scheduled for 3:05 p.m.
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.
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