VOL. 116 | NO. 9 | Monday, January 14, 2002
Calendar of events Jan
Calendar of events Jan. 14-Jan. 20
The International Association of Administrative Professionals will have its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn East. Ruth W. Lentz, IJL Wachovia first vice president of investments, will discuss reaching realistic financial expectations. The cost is $18 per person with reservations required. Call Kay Cullen, 683-2220, Ext. 632, or e-mail her at Kcullen@makowsky-ringel.com.
Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton will give his state of the city address at the Memphis Rotary Club meeting beginning at noon at City Hall.
Baptist Memorial Hospital in Collierville will host a free seminar at 6 p.m., addressing the responsibilities of the "sandwich generation" people caring for aging parents and growing children while juggling their own careers. Dr. Paul Neal will lead the meeting in which participants will learn coping tools to deal with and avoid strains. The seminar will take place in the Baptist Colliervilles classroom at 1500 W. Poplar Ave. For reservations, call 227-8478.
The National Association of Women in Construction will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Andertons restaurant, 1901 Madison Ave. Dinner is $15. For reservations, call Beverly Wade, 683-8310.
Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women presents "How to Unclutter and Unstress Your Life" led by Sandy Wright, WrightEdge Solutions president, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. as part of the free Dr. Sam P. Patterson Library Seminar Series. Next week, "Telling Your Story: Journaling," led by journalist Pauline Killer, is 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 22. Seminars will take place in the hospitals educational classrooms at 6225 Humphreys Blvd. For reservations, call (800) 4-BAPTIST or 227-8478.
The Memphis Jewish Community Center exhibits the paintings of twins Jerry and Terry Lynn in the Shainberg Gallery through Jan. 27. While their work developed through a large range of mediums prints, woodcuts, sculpture and photography they now primarily work in oils and acrylics. The gallery is at 6560 Poplar Ave.
Pink Palace Museum presents "Images of the Infinite: The Hubble Space Telescope" at the Sharpe Planetarium at 3050 Central Ave. The show documents scientific advances achieved since the unveiling of Hubble in 1990, as well as taking participants on a tour through our solar system, the Milky Way and to the limits of the visible universe. The show continues through April 28. Shows are 7 p.m. Friday, noon and 3 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $3.50 for adults, $3 for seniors and children ages 3 to 12. Group rates are available. For reservations, call 320-6362.
IRIS Chamber Orchestra hosts Kyoko Takezawa, who will play the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E Minor, at 8 p.m. in the Germantown Performing Arts Centre. Tickets are $35 and available now. For more information, call 757-7256 or visit www.gpacweb.com.
The Service Corps of Retired Executives will offer a daylong seminar, "How to Successfully Manage a Small Business," from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Cost is $70 and includes continental breakfast, a comprehensive management guide and lunch. Checks, made payable to SCORE, can be sent to Alan Sawyer, treasurer, 86 Pidgeon Road, Memphis, Tenn., 38117. For more information, call SCORE, weekdays between 9 a.m. and noon, 544-3588.
The Arkansas Bar Association hosts its annual mid-year meeting "Meet Me in Memphis," Jan. 24-26 at the Peabody. The keynote speaker is Tab Turner, an attorney with Turner & Associates, with offices in North Little Rock, Ark., and Dallas. He will speak at 8:30 a.m. Jan. 25 on his successful litigation against Ford and Firestone in vehicle rollover cases. Separate early registration for risk management is $70 for members and $130 for non-members. For information, call Vicki Fewell or Virginia Hardgrave, (501) 375-3957.
Lick the Toad, an association of local technology professionals, will host a job fair at EmergeMemphis, 516 Tennessee St. Sign up at www.lickthetoad.com/jobfair.
The Memphis Area Technology Council and the Society for Information Management will host "The Greater Memphis Technology Leadership Forum" from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the FedEx World Tech Center in Collierville. Keynote speaker is Linda Pittenger, founder and chief executive officer of people3 Inc., whos topic will be "Human Capital: Doing more with less." Diane Berry, vice president of research for people3, will present "I.T. Compensation Trends and Strategies." Also on the schedule is Jim Phillips, chairman and executive director of the FedEx Technology Institute at the University of Memphis. Cost for the seminar is $55 for members and $65 for nonmembers. After Jan. 21, non-member registration is $75. Student registration is $55. For more information, visit www.memphistech.com or call 543-3571.
The Tennessee Bar Association is sponsoring the "2002 Update: Preventing Legal Malpractice and Ethics Complaints in Personal Injury and General Practice" seminar from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Feb. 25 in the Fogelman Conference Center and Feb. 26 at the Sheraton Four Points in Jackson, Tenn. The event is approved for three hours of dual continuing legal education credit. For registration information, call (800) 899-6993 or visit www.tba.org/registrar.html.