VOL. 116 | NO. 155 | Monday, August 12, 2002
Calendar of events Jan
Calendar of events Aug. 12-Aug. 18
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.
Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women, 6225 Humphreys
Blvd., will offer a free seminar Breastfeeding: Healthy Mothers and Healthy
Babies from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. with Mickey Forte and Linda McGee,
certified lactation consultants. In conjunction with World Breastfeeding Week,
the consultants will discuss the health benefits of breastfeeding for both
mother and baby. The seminar will address when to introduce solid foods and how
to continue breastfeeding after returning to work or after missing a feeding
time. Reservations are required and can be made 24 hours a day by calling (800)
4-BAPTIST or 227-8478.
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors luncheon is
11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Memphis Area Home Builders Association, 776
Germantown Parkway. Guest speaker is Mike Heidingsfield, Memphis Shelby Crime
Commission president and chief executive officer. Call 818-2444 at least 48
hours in advance to make reservations. No-shows and walk-ups will be
The Memphis Chapter of the Institute of Management
Accountants technical lunch meeting begins at 11:45 a.m. at the Fogelman
Center Holiday Inn. Guest speaker is Allison Tyson, Youth Villages performance
improvement specialist. The cost is $20 for members and guests. RSVP by Aug.
12, to Lisa Hall at 753-7600 or online at imamemphis.org or
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.
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 through Oct. 6. These 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.
Baron Hirsch Synagogue, 400 S. Yates Road, is hosting
an event honoring Rabbi and Mrs. David Skopp at 6 p.m. For information, call
Memphis Area Association of Realtors Habitat for
Humanity kickoff party begins at 5:30 p.m. in the education center, 6393 Poplar
Ave. Tickets to the benefit wine tasting are $15 in advance and $20 at the
door. For information or to purchase tickets to the wine tasting, contact Lee Ann
Williams-Maley, 818-2423, or email@example.com.
Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women, 6225 Humphreys
Blvd., will offer a free seminar Diagnosis and Treatment for Urinary and
Pelvic Disorders from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. with Dr. S. Gregory Portera, a
urogynecologist with the Center for Urinary and Pelvic Disorders, and physical
therapist Beth Sellhorn. This seminar will address symptoms and treatment
options for urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, urinary frequency and
urgency, as well as pelvic organ prolapse. The presenters will focus on the
role physical therapy can play in treating these problems. Reservations are
required and can be made 24 hours a day by calling (800) 4-BAPTIST or 227-8478.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memphis Area Association of Realtors annual meeting
and election is 3:30 to 6 p.m. Polls will open at 3:30 p.m., close during the
annual meeting that begins at 4 p.m. and re-open immediately thereafter until 6
p.m. Realtors should look for proposed bylaw amendments, absentee ballots and
candidate profiles in the MAAR Monthly scheduled to arrive Sept. 1.
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.