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VOL. 116 | NO. 126 | Monday, July 1, 2002

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July 1

The Union Planters IMAX new feature film Space Station 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.

 

July 2

Greater Memphis Arts Council, 8 S. Third St., Suite 300, presents Fred Asburys digital photographs through Aug. 9. Asbury, originally from Dry Creek, W.Va., attended Southeast Missouri State. He currently works for Chandler Report as a commercial and residential real estate photographer, which gives him the opportunity to travel extensively throughout Memphis.

 

July 4

The Wonders exhibition of Czars: 400 Years of Imperial Grandeur is open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. with the last entry at 7 p.m. Tickets are $14 for adults and $6 for children, ages 5 to 12. Tickets may be purchased at the Wonders box office at the north side of the Pyramid. The exhibition runs through Sept. 15 at the Pyramid.  

 

July 8

The Shelby County Republican Women's Club will host GOP candidates for the 7th Congressional District seat being vacated by Ed Bryant at a meeting at the Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. The public is invited to hear state Sen. Marsha Blackburn, Lakeland physician Sonny Carlotta, attorney David Kustoff, state Sen. Mark Norris, attorney Forrest Shoaf, Randy Starkey and city council member Brent Taylor. The 11 a.m. meeting will be followed by lunch. For reservations, call Freddie Ashley-Smith by July 3, 524-1082. For additional information, call Pat Wainwright, SCRWC program chair, 937-8935, or e-mail Nona Miller at kayem_43@yahoo.com.

Upcoming events:

July 9

Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women, 6225 Humphreys Blvd., will offer a community seminar, "Journal Keeping" from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., for four Tuesdays beginning this week, as part of the Sam P. Patterson Library Seminar Series, which addresses womens health and wellness issues from reducing stress to reducing the risk of heart disease. Journalist Pauline Keller will lead this series of journaling classes for beginners, as well as those already keeping a journal, but have a desire to refine their style. Participants will receive writing assignments to help them get started and grow in their journal-keeping skills. This four-week class is $60, and space is limited. Payment is necessary at the time of registration. Reservations should be made at least 24 hours in advance by calling (800) 422-7847 or 227-8478.

Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women, 6225 Humphreys Blvd., will offer a free community seminar, "The Changing Eye," from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. as part of the Sam P. Patterson Library Seminar Series, which addresses womens health and wellness issues from reducing stress to reducing the risk of heart disease. Ophthalmologist Michele A. Battles will provide information about risk factors that put eyes in jeopardy, how to protect vision and common causes of visual losses, such as cataracts, glaucoma and diabetes. Current treatment options will be discussed. Glaucoma screenings will be available at the end of the seminar. Reservations should be made at least 24 hours in advance by calling (800) 422-7847 or 227-8478.

 

Crye-Leikes quarterly meeting features nationally recognized author, speaker and real estate coach Dirk Zeller. The meeting at the Marriott Hotel, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd., begins at 8:30 a.m.

 

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 seminars.apple.com/business/productionworkflow.

 

July 11

The Association of Fundraising Professionals hosts a workshop and luncheon in the Montesi Room at Christian Brothers Universitys Buckman Hall. The workshop is 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. with Ted Hart, philanthropy president, presenting "Ten Rules of ePhilanthropy Every Nonprofit Must Know." The luncheon at noon also features Hart as the speaker. Costs for AFP members for the workshop and lunch are $30, luncheon only $15 and workshop only $15. Non-member costs for the workshop and lunch are $45, luncheon only $25 and the workshop only $25. Call Ann Prince, 529-4595, for reservations.
 

Southwest Tennessee Community Colleges Computer Resource Center is partnering with the American Society for Training and Development to offer free monthly seminars. Upcoming seminars are July 11, Your Computer as a Digital Multimedia Center and Aug. 8, Creating Web Pages. Seminars are from 2 to 3 p.m. and 3 to 4 p.m. at the colleges Macon Cove campus, 5983 Macon Cove, in the Richard D. Sulcer Building. For a complete schedule, visit www.stcc.cc.tn.us.crc. Call 333-4277, to register.

 

July 13

The Dutch Treat Luncheon is scheduled at Willingham's Bar-B-Que, 2750 South Perkins Road. Candidates for the 7th Congressional District race have been invited and will speak at 12:30 p.m.
    

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.

 

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.

 

July 25

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 MAAR.

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