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VOL. 116 | NO. 111 | Monday, June 10, 2002

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Calendar of events Jan Calendar of events: June 10-June 16 June 10 The Memphis Bar Association presents "Designated Topics in Bankruptcy," from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 200 Jefferson Ave., sixth floor. Bankruptcy court Chief Judge David S. Kennedy will give a legislative update, discuss treatment of wholly unsecured, junior home mortgages in the Sixth Circuit as they relate to the Lane case, and recent Supreme Court's tax opinion in relation to the Young case. The cost is $20 for MBA members and $25 for non-members. June 11 Memphis City Schools offer registration for middle and high school promotional summer school classes from 8 a.m. to noon today and Wednesday. Classes begin Friday and continue through July 26. Classes are available to both city and non-city students at schools across the city, but students should register at the site where their classes will be held. For information, visit www.memphis-schools.k12.tn.us, or call 325-5628. Edward Jones East Memphis investment representative Patrick Murphy hosts a free program for investors at 5:30 p.m. The program will be a live, interactive broadcast presented by Edward Jones branch offices nationwide via the firms private satellite network. Presenters will discuss the state of the stock market and financial decisions for investors. For information, call 767-8781. The Memphis Area Association of Realtors luncheon is 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Memphis Area Home Builders Association. Call 818-2444 at least 48 hours in advance to make reservations. "No-shows" and "walk-ups" will be charged $15. June 12 The Memphis Bar Association presents "Tort Law" from 1:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. at the MBA conference room, One Commerce Square, Suite 1050. Speakers include Phil Mischke of Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, Sadler Bailey of Bailey & Clarke and attorney Tony Deal. Course cost is $85 for MBA members, $95 for non-members or $35 for non-attorneys. The International Trade Center presents "Export Operations" from 8:15 a.m. to noon at the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce, 197 Auditorium St., Jackson, Tenn. Cost is $40. The seminar covers communicating abroad, preparing quotes and pro forma invoices, freight forwarding, shipping, insurance, documentation and more. For information, call Katie Chandler at (901) 423-2200, Ext. 22 or the ITC, 678-4174. The Memphis Area Association of Realtors luncheon is 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Memphis Area Home Builders Association, 776 N. Germantown Parkway. Call 818-2444 at least 48 hours in advance to make reservations. "No-shows" and "walk-ups" will be charged $15. June 13 Service Corps of Retired Executives, New Horizons Computer Learning Centers and Memphis Woman magazine have teamed up to present "How to Maximize Your Computer to Maximize Your Profits" from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the New Horizons, 4755 American Way. Registration fee is $40 and includes a continental breakfast. The program is designed to give small business owners an opportunity to learn more about computers and software applications to run their businesses. For information, call 544-3588. Memphis-based LunaWeb is offering a line of full service packages and marketing classes, which include search engine optimization, online advertising, community building and site traffic evaluation to get visitors to locally owned sites. LunaWebs first class is 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at its office, 4821 American Way. The class is $29.99. For information, visit, www.LunaWeb.net. June 15 The Art Museum at the University of Memphis will celebrate two decades of art with a retrospective exhibition through Sept. 7. "Twenty @ 20" will show works from 20 artists featured during the museums 20-year history. An opening reception for "Twenty @ 20" is 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. June 14. All museum events are free and open to the public. Regular hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The museum is on the first floor of the Communication and Fine Arts Building on the U of M campus. The museum officially celebrated its anniversary in October. For information, call 678-2224 or visit www.amum.org. Upcoming events: June 17 Memphis Area Association of Realtors hosts "Making Investment Decisions Using the HP 10BII Calculator" is a hands-on course exploring practical uses of the HP 10BII calculator in the real estate industry. It will show the real estate professional how to guide the general public/customer/client through the complex final decisions required to purchase and/or sell both residential and investment real estate. In addition, the course helps prepare for the CI-Intro course offered by the CCIM Institute. This course is 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the MAAR education center, 6393 Poplar Ave. The cost for this course is $95 and includes the HP 10BII calculator. The next Memphis Investors Group meeting is 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Select, Adams Lecture Hall, 2490 Mount Moriah Road. A panel of real estate experts will lead discussions on topics including flipping, holding, renting Section 8, wholesaling and rehabbing. For information, call 278-1763. Ronald McDonald House hosts its 15th annual Benefit Golf Tournament at Helena Country Club in Helena, Ark. Entry is $200 per player or $800 per team. All proceeds from the tournament, sponsored by the Memphis Alumnae Association of Alpha Delta Pi Sorority, will benefit the Memphis Ronald McDonald House. Last years tournament raised more than $22,000. The Memphis Ronald McDonald House serves as a home-away-from-home for 51 children and families who are receiving treatment at St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital. For more information or to register, call Amie Plumley, 312-7478. June 24 Mississippi Museum of Art, 201 E. Pascagoula St. in Jackson, Miss., presents 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 through June 30. For information, call (601) 960-1515 or visit www.msmuseumart.org. June 29 The Shelby County Democratic Partys sixth annual Kennedy Day Dinner, featuring former Vice President Al Gore, is 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Tickets to a private reception and dinner are $250. Tickets to the dinner only are $125. Reserved tables of 8 are available by calling Norma Lester, 539-1447, or Vicky Lyon, 758-1432. This years co-chairs are state Sen. Steve Cohen and state Rep. Lois DeBerry. Call Mal Hooker at 638-4863, Mat Kuhn at 289-5846, Vicky Lyon at 758-1432 or Norma Lester at 539-1447 to purchase tickets and for information. July 18 The Institute for Executive Education at the University of Memphis present "Fish!" Camp: Creating a World-Class Workplace" will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Peabody hotel. The program is based on Seattles Pike Place Fish Market environment, known for its enthusiastic employees and satisfied customers. Stephen Lundin, co-author of "Fish! A Remarkable Way to Boost Morale and Improve Results," will show executives how to develop stronger teamwork, deeper commitment and superior service. The program is $349. Call (800) 873-3451 or visit www.lessonsinleadership.com to register.
PROPERTY SALES 56 94 12,852
MORTGAGES 23 50 8,053
BUILDING PERMITS 285 422 30,356
BANKRUPTCIES 23 67 6,131