VOL. 115 | NO. 204 | Friday, November 30, 2001
Congressman Ed Bryant is hosting a series of town hall meetings to hear constituent concerns and provide updates on current fe
Weintraub, Stock & Grisham PC hosts "The American Workplace After Sept. 11: Balancing Security Concerns with Workers Rights," a half-day program to prepare employers for todays world, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the East Memphis Hilton, 5069 Sanderlin Ave. Jeff Weintraub, James H. Stock Jr. and J. Gregory Grisham are the speakers.
U.S. Rep. Ed Bryant is hosting a series of town hall meetings to meet constituents and provide updates on current legislation. He hosts meetings today at noon at the Cordova Community Center; 1 p.m. at the Germantown City Hall Council Chambers; and 4 p.m. at the Collierville City Hall boardroom. Wednesday, he hosts an 11:30 a.m. meeting at Bartlett City Hall.
The Grant Center offers December workshops to help fund-raising professionals secure grant funding. "Advancing Your Mission and Working Your Plan," offered Dec. 7, will show nonprofits how to stay focused while developing a fund-raising plan. "Researching for Grant Funding," offered Dec. 14, is geared at promoting productive research by familiarizing nonprofits with the various funding sources. For information, call 684-6605.
Memphis Jewish Community Center will host an opening reception from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday for artwork by Memphis College of Art faculty and staff in the centers Shainberg Gallery, 6560 Poplar Ave. The public is invited to meet the artists, including Lisa Tribo, Fred Burton, Tom Lee, Susan Maakestad, Remy Miller and Robert Riseling. The exhibit continues through Dec. 30.
Union Avenue Baptist Church, 2181 Union Ave., will host an interfaith service at 6 p.m. Saturday for World AIDS Day. At the service, which is open to the public, Dr. Jimmy R. Allen, former president of the Southern Baptist Convention, will share the story of his familys struggle with the AIDS virus. Allens book, "The Burden of a Secret" describes the loss of his two grandsons and their mother due to HIV/AIDS contracted through a blood transfusion.
Common Cause/Tennessee, a nonprofit, non-partisan citizen group lobbying for good government, is hosting its 10th annual awards banquet Saturday, with speaker U.S. Rep. Harold Ford Jr. Ford has been involved in campaign finance reform issues. Tickets for the event, which is open to the public, are $35 each, or $100 for a sponsor. For information, call (800) 600-0482.