VOL. 116 | NO. 169 | Friday, August 30, 2002
Registration deadline is today for the Heal with Clay KIDS ARThritis
Day from 10 a
Registration deadline is today for the Heal with Clay KIDS
ARThritis Day from 10 a.m. to noon, Sept. 7. The event, sponsored by the
Arthritis Foundation, is open to kids at Paint a Piece, 8075 Giacosa Drive,
across from Wolfchase Mall. Childrens lunches will be provided. Participants
can mold, sculpt or paint holiday ornaments, or just be creative. One piece of
artwork can be taken home. To register, call 685-9060.
Pat OBriens Memphis, 310 Beale St., will kick off its
grand opening Sept. 6-7 benefiting three charities Leadership Memphis, UCP of
the Mid-South and the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. The doors officially open
to the public Sept. 8.
The National Civil rights Museum received $475,000 from the
Kresge Foundation as full payment satisfying the conditions of a challenge
grant issued in support of the museums $11 million project Exploring the
Legacy. Last year, the foundation awarded grants to 165 organizations,
including the Civil Rights Museum. To fulfill challenge requirements stipulated
in the June 2001 Kresge grant, the museum broadened its donor base by more than
500 and raised $2.7 million over a 12-month period completing the fund-raising
campaign for Exploring the Legacy, which opens Sept. 28.
The Global Center at Christian Brothers University will host
a conference, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, on the Eurodollar and how
converting to the Euro affects nations in Europe. The conference is designed
for businesses and individuals who need more information on the financial
playing fields in Europe. Speakers include two university professors from
Ireland, Dr. Gerard McCann and Professor Peter Finn. The event fee is $25. To
register, call Angela Nelson, 321-3319.
The Big Rigs for Little Kids golf tournament begins at
7:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sept. 12 at Stonebridge Golf Course in Lakeland. The
four-person scramble, hosted by the Tennessee Trucking Association, benefits
Ronald McDonald House and Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-South. To register,
call 251-9711 or 332-4000, Ext. 155.
University of Memphis associate professor Larry Moore will
discuss diversity marketing at the Memphis chapter of the Public Relations
Society of America meeting at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday. The meeting is free for
members and $25 for non-members. For reservations, call Samantha Jernigan,