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VOL. 116 | NO. 165 | Monday, August 26, 2002

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Calendar of events Jan

Calendar of events Aug. 26-Sept. 8

Aug. 26

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. Sept. 19. The seminars are at the CCCS main office, 2430 Poplar Ave. Seating is limited. Call 323-4909, Ext. 1313.

 

Greater Memphis Arts Council, 8 S. Third St., Suite 300, will feature Michael J. Hildebrands mixed media paintings through Oct. 18. GMAC will host a reception for the artist from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 30.

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

The Memphis Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators board of directors monthly meeting is 5:15 p.m. at the Davis-Kidd Booksellers, 387 Perkins Extended Road.

 

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. The fee for the seminar is $75 per attendee.

 

Aug. 31

Peabody Place Museum, 119 S. Main St., features A Legacy Unearthed: Early Chinese Clay Burial Figures through Oct. 31. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission is $5 for adults, $4.50 for seniors and $4 for students. For information, call 523-ARTS.

 

Sept. 4

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Collierville will host a free lunch n learn at noon in the hospital's education classroom in conjunction with National Cholesterol Education Month. Megan Murphy, a registered dietitian, will demonstrate ways people can adjust favorite recipes to create low-fat and low-cholesterol ones. A free lunch will be provided. For reservations, call 227-8478.

 

Upcoming events:

Sept. 10

Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women, 6225 Humphreys Blvd., will offer a free seminar, Attack on the Pentagon: A Personal View, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the hospitals educational classrooms. Dr. Joe Holley, Baptist Memorial Hospital-Collierville emergency department director, participated in the Tennessee Rescue and Recovery team efforts at the Pentagon. He will show his own slides and describe his 9-day experience. The seminars are part of the Dr. Sam P. Patterson Library Seminar Series, which address health and wellness issues from stress to reducing the risk of heart disease. Reservations are required and can be made 24 hours a day by calling (800) 4-BAPTIST or 227-8478.

 

Sept. 12

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.

 

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.

 

The University of Mississippi Center for Continuing Legal Education hosts the Mid-South Conference on Health Care Law at 9 a.m. at the Adams Mark hotel and convention center, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd.

 

Sept. 19

Service Corps of Retired Executives is offering a daylong seminar designed to help attendees operate a business. The seminar is from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Fee is $70 and includes continental breakfast, materials, comprehensive management guide and lunch. Checks should be made payable to SCORE and sent to Alan Sawyer, Treasurer 86 Pidgeon Road, Memphis, Tenn., 38117. For information, call 544-3588.

 

Sept. 24

Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women, 6225 Humphreys Blvd., will offer a free seminar, Eating Disorders and Body Image, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the hospitals educational classrooms. Dr. Karin Gubin, psychologist, will address the dangers of excessively focusing on body image, explain the symptoms of eating disorders and present successful treatment options. Parents also will earn danger signs to watch for in their children. The seminars are part of the Dr. Sam P. Patterson Library Seminar Series, which address health and wellness issues from stress to reducing the risk of heart disease. Reservations are required and can be made 24 hours a day by calling (800) 4-BAPTIST or 227-8478.

 

Sept. 28

Memphis Botanic Garden hosts the fall African violet Show from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 28 and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 29. Admission to the show is free. A variety of African violets will be available for purchase. For information, call Geneva Stagg, president, 757-1136.

 

Sept. 30

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. For admission information and hours, call (601) 960-1515 or visit www.msmuseumart.org.

 

Oct. 5

The 20th annual Youth Villages Fishing Rodeo is 8 a.m. to noon at Memphis Boys Town, 7410 Memphis-Arlington Road. The event is open for those 14 and under. Tickets are $10 through Oct. 3, or $12 at the gate. For information, call 252-7650 or visit www.youthvillages.org.

RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 120 120 16,027
MORTGAGES 64 64 9,986
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 4 8 1,417
BUILDING PERMITS 203 206 38,142
BANKRUPTCIES 21 28 7,500
BUSINESS LICENSES 12 13 2,766
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 0 0 0
MARRIAGE LICENSES 0 0 0