VOL. 116 | NO. 121 | Monday, June 24, 2002
Calendar of events Jan
Calendar of events June
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 Sunday. For information, call (601) 960-1515 or
Memphis City Beautiful
Commission hosts its 16th annual
Beautiful Business Awards Ceremony from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Hardin Hall at
Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road.
Memphis Area Homebuilders
Association hosts its monthly
membership meeting at noon at the MAHBA headquarters, 776 N. Germantown
Parkway. Dewayne Spencer, Habitat for Humanity executive director, is the featured
speaker. There is a $15 charge, which includes lunch. For reservations, contact
Erica Guy, 756-4500, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community College is the local host
institution for a nationwide teleconference, Managing the Mid-size Department:
Future Issues, from noon to 2 p.m. in Farris Auditorium at the Macon Cove
campus, 5983 Macon Cove. Produced by the FBI Training Network, this two-hour
broadcast will address managing a mid-size agency and how it differs from
dealing with issues in a large, metropolitan department. It is free and open to
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 eight 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.
The Union Planters IMAX opens its new feature film Space Station. The film
documents the construction and assembly of the International Space Station
currently in Earths orbit. The film runs through Nov. 15 at the Pink Palace
Museum. Tickets are $6.50 for adults, $6 for seniors and $5 for children ages
3-12. For tickets or reservations, call 320-6362.
ProMedia will host an Apple seminar about Final Cut Pro from
9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at its showroom, 7865 Trinity Road, Suite 110 in
Cordova. ProMedia and Macintosh are sponsoring the seminar. Register at
The Baptist Memorial
Health Care Foundation will host its
annual Art of Caring benefit to support Baptist Trinity Hospice and Camp Good
Grief at 5 p.m. in the Plaza Club in the Toyota Building Downtown. This years
theme is HeART and Soul. A reception and silent art auction will feature the
work of local artists who will donate original work created for this years
event, which is organized to raise awareness about hospice care and to raise
the funds needed to support projects such as Camp Good Grief. The event is open
to the community. Tickets are $40 per person.
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
The Memphis Area
Association of Realtors hosts its second annual "Realtor Night with
the Redbirds" for MAAR members at AutoZone Park featuring a match-up
between the Memphis Redbirds vs. Las Vegas Dodgers. Refreshments will be served
on the Third Base Party Deck from 6:05 p.m. until the end of the first inning.
Tickets are $26 per person and the deadline for reservations is July 11.
Reserve tickets by calling 818-2444. Tickets will be available after July 15 at