VOL. 116 | NO. 58 | Monday, March 25, 2002
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Mississippi Museum of Art, 201 E. Pascagoula St. in Jackson, Miss., presents Ms. Booths Garden: Photographs by Jack Kotz, a collection of photographs by Santa Fe-based photographer Jack Kotz showcasing the changing times and places of Mississippis people and landscape, through May 26 and Passionate Observer: Eudora Welty among Artists of the Thirties, featuring photographs by Mississippi icon Eudora Welty exhibited alongside the work of artists of the 1930s including Walter Anderson, William Hollingsworth, Marie Hull, Thomas Hart Benton and Walker Evans, April 6 through June 30. For more information, call (601) 960-1515 or visit www.msmuseumart.org.
Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women, 6225 Humphreys Blvd., offers free community seminars in the hospitals educational classrooms as part of the Dr. Sam P. Patterson Library Seminar Series, which address health and wellness issues. Reservations are required and can be made 24 hours a day by calling (800) 4-BAPTIST or 227-8478. "Getting the Facts About Colorectal Cancer," is 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Eric Fowler, Baptist Cancer Institute, will discuss colorectal cancer, one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in America today. Few are aware of the risk factors, methods of detection, prevention tactics or treatment methods. This seminar will help participants become better informed about this disease.
BookkeepingSolutions presents "Introduction to QuickBooks" from 8:30 a.m. to noon April 2 at the Radisson Inn by the Airport. The company will present "Advanced QuickBooks" from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 26 at the Radisson Inn by the Airport. The cost for the introductory class is $97 and for the advanced class, cost is $197. Call 377-2204, for information.
Memphis Bar Association presents "Recollections After 30 Years on the Federal Bench," part of the Masters of the Law Luncheon Series from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Harry W. Wellford is the speaker. The course offers one hour of general continuing legal education credit. Pre-registration is requested.
Southwest Tennessee Community College hosts Burnetta Williams, FedEx Corp. vice president of finance and assistant treasurer. Williams will give the keynote address for American Women Sustaining the Spirit in honor of Women's History Month. The program is 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., on the Macon Cove Campus, 5983 Macon Cove, in the Farris Building, Rooms A and B. The event is free and open to the public.
Memphis Advertising Federation hosts Clark Rector Jr., vice president of State Government Affairs at American Advertising Federation at the MAF luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at the Marriott East. His topic is "Will Legislation Make Advertising an Endangered Species?" will examine the effects on advertising by state legislation.
Consumer Credit Counseling Service hosts a free workshop on building a budget from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at CCCS main office, 2430 Poplar Ave. Call 323-4909, Ext. 1313.
Memphis Grizzlies majority owner Michael Heisley is the keynote speaker at the monthly membership meeting of the Memphis Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America at 11:45 a.m. at the Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management on the campus of the University of Memphis. The Memphis chapter PRSA's monthly meetings are free to members and $25 for non-members. Call Samantha Jernigan, 737-5295, to reserve a seat.
The Fifth Annual Tennessee Biomedical Engineering Conference will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through April 6 at St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital in Barry Auditorium. The conference is sponsored by the Tennessee Biotechnology Association and the Tennessee Biomedical Engineering Consortium. Registration fees range from $25 to $200 depending on membership and response date. Call 543-3521 for information.
The LeMoyne-Owen College Community Development Corp. will host the first tri-state Violence Prevention Conference through April 10, at the Holiday Inn Select, 2240 Democrat Road. The conference will heighten awareness of issues surrounding violence against women on campuses. Speakers include Memphis Police Director Walter Crews. Deadline for registration is March 29. The cost, which includes all workshops, luncheon and the banquet, is $100. Scholarships and discounts are available, and the workshops are free for students. For information, call 942-7396.
Consumer Credit Counseling Service hosts a free workshop on using credit and credit cards from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at CCCS main office, 2430 Poplar Ave. Call 323-4909, Ext. 1313.
The Tennessee Lawyers Association for Women will sponsor "Electing and Appointing Women to Public Office," from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. The seminar will provide information for women and other under-represented people regarding elective office and political appointments. Becky West, a veteran of many political campaigns, will be a presenter. The event chair is Judge Kay Spaulding Robilio.