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VOL. 116 | NO. 145 | Monday, July 29, 2002

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Calendar of events Jan

Calendar of events July 29-Aug. 4

July 30

Mississippi Museum of Art, 201 E. Pascagoula St. in Downtown Jackson, Miss., presents Passages photographs by Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher along with African objects from the collection of the Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York, organizer of the project, through Oct. 6. These striking images illustrate the vital role of rites of passage in Africa by marking the progression of individuals and communities through the universal cycle of life from birth to death. Also on view through Sept. 1, Alfonso Ossorio: Costume Designs from the 1930s and 1940s for Ballet and Greek Tragedies, which surveys original costume designs by artist Alfonso Ossorio. For admission information and hours, call (601) 960-1515 or visit www.msmuseumart.org.


Aug. 1

The Association of Fundraising Professionals monthly luncheon meeting is noon in the Montesi Room at Buckman Hall at Christian Brothers University. Kevin Roper, University of Memphis vice president for marketing and advancement, will present "Targeted Fund-raising Campaigns: How to get the best results for your organization." The cost is $15 for members and $25 for non-members. Call Ann Prince, 529-4595, for reservations and additional information.


The Memphis Bar Association presents Summer School at the University of Memphis from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Room 314 at the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. Professor David Case will discuss environmental law. The course offers two hours of general continuing legal education credit. The cost is $40 per session for MBA members, $50 for non-MBA member and $20 for non-attorneys or those who do need CLE credit.


Memphis Area Association of Realtors is hosting Case Studies in Real Estate Analysis from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Course prerequisites include proficiency with the HP 10BII or 10B calculator, background in financial investment concepts, terminology and calculations, and completion of a commercial designation such as the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors. Course cost for Memphis Metro certified commercial investment members is $175. The course offers eight hours of Tennessee continuing education credit.


Aug. 2

The Union Planters IMAX 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.


Aug. 3

The Children's Museum of Memphis opens the doors from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the new 16,000-square-foot addition to the museum. The expansion includes four new exhibit galleries Going Places, Growing Healthy, Art Smart and WaterWORKS! Admission is $6 for children ages 1 to 12 and senior citizens, $7 for adults and free for museum members.


Upcoming events:

Aug. 6

The Memphis Area Technology Council is planning committee alignment meetings for people interested in getting involved with MATC. Meetings are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 6 at the Memphis Regional Chamber, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 13 at the MRC, and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 14 at the Crescent Center, Suite 500. For details, visit www.memphitech.com.


The Memphis Bar Association will host a bring-your-own-lunch lecture from noon to 2 p.m. Speakers will be Minton Mayer of Spicer Flynn & Rudstrom and Edward Bearman of Branson & Bearman. Attendees can earn two hours of general continuing legal education credit. The event is in the MBA conference room, Suite 1050. The cost is $30 for MBA members, $40 for non-members and $20 for non-attorneys or no CLE credit. Pre-registration is recommended. For information, call 527-3573.


Aug. 12

Consumer Credit Counseling Service is offering free budget and credit workshops on how to develop and maintain a personal budget and how to use credit cards wisely. Using credit and credit cards is 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 26 and Sept. 23. Build Your Own Budget is 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 12 and Sept. 19. The seminars are at the CCCS main office, 2430 Poplar Ave. Seating is limited. Call 323-4909, Ext. 1313 to reserve a seat.


Aug. 18

Baron Hirsch Synagogue, 400 S. Yates Road, is hosting an event honoring Rabbi and Mrs. David Skopp at 6 p.m. For information, call 683-7485.


Aug. 23

SkillPath Seminars presents The Memphis Managers and Supervisors Conference, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Radisson International Airport, 2411Winchester Road. The seminar is designed to enhance leadership skills and give techniques for management success. Enrollment is $199 per person or $189 each for four or more. To enroll, call (800) 873-7545 or visit www.skillpath.com.


Aug. 27

The American Society for Training and Development is sponsoring Executives Behaving Badly from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Fee is $20. Call 371-4140, for information. ASTD representatives will discuss how to recognize and respond to negative behaviors; how to determine if the behavior can be changed; how to address such behavior positively; and what steps to take to be a behavior-change catalyst. Speaker Jan Thomas is regional leadership specialist with Lee Hecht Harrison.


Aug. 29

Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell will host a labor and employment law seminar from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Radisson Summit Hill in Knoxville, Tenn. Speakers include John J. Matchulat, Kelli L. Thompson and LeAnn Mynatt. The fee for the seminar is $75 per attendee. Registration deadline is Aug. 22. To register, call Suzanne Bauknight at (865) 971-5166 or e-mail her at sbauknight@bdbc.com.


Sept. 17

The Memphis conference on Web Site Development and Design site is the Holiday Inn Select, 2240 Democrat Road. The daylong conference includes Web site planning, technology overview and design principles. Enrollment fee is $199 per person. Call (800) 867-4340 or visit www.compumaster.net.

PROPERTY SALES 21 82 6,474
MORTGAGES 7 53 4,088
BUILDING PERMITS 240 353 15,714
BANKRUPTCIES 38 58 3,328