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VOL. 116 | NO. 194 | Monday, October 7, 2002

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Calendar of events Oct. 7-Oct. 13

Oct. 7

Memphis Woman magazine presents Effective Marketing for Women business expo from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. The evening includes a dinner buffet and networking session led by Nancy P. Askins, Askins Training and Consulting master trainer and certified facilitator. Cost is $40 per person and $100 for an expo table.

 

Oct. 8

The Memphis Chapter of Women in Communications Inc. hosts WMC TV 3 anchor Marybeth Conley at its meeting at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday at Anderton's restaurant, 1901 Madison Ave. Conley is co-host of Channel 3's new morning show, "Live at 9. She will discuss the show and her television career during the meeting. Admission is $13 for members, $16 for non-members and $10 for students. Reservations are required. Call 373-1723 or send e-mail to lddaley@netten.net for reservations. Contact Maxine Kilford at kilfordm@methodisthealth.org for information.

 

The Memphis Area Technology Councils seven-week Enterprise Process Series, Take Your Business to New Heights, is 5:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Tuesdays through Nov. 12 at Union Planters Bank, 6200 Poplar Ave. Seminar fee for MATC members is $190 for the series or $40 for individual sessions. Non-member fee is $325 or $50 for individual sessions. Call Catherine Elliott, 543-3521, or visit www.memphistech.com.

 

Greater Memphis Arts Council, 8 S. Third St., Suite 300, will feature Michael J. Hildebrands mixed media paintings through Oct. 18.

 

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.

 

Oct. 9 Calvary Episcopal Church, 102 N. Second St., continues its Calvary and the Arts series with Global Warming. The 30-minute concert begins at 12:05 p.m. and is followed by a lunch provided by Rendezvous for $6.

 

The Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave., hosts a series of genealogy workshops in October. From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays, Dr. Jim Johnson, senior manager of the librarys history department, will lead workshops on topics such as using Census reports and Internet sites to trace family history. Tuesdays workshop covers using military records and Immigration and Naturalization records in research. Registration is required. For information, call 415-2742.

 

The Memphis Bar Association hosts the Estate Planning Series at the Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Sponsored by MBAs Wills and Probate Section, the seminar covers topics such as financial planning for minors using 529 plans, and trusts. The course provides two hours of general continuing legal education or continuing professional education credit. Tuesdays seminar, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., is Drafting for Flexibility in Wills and Trusts. Thomas R. Buckner of Apperson, Crump & Maxwell is the speaker. Course cost is $40 per session for MBA members; $50 per session for non-members; and $20 per session for non-attorneys or those who do not need CLE/CPE credit.

 

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.

 

Oct. 10

Mississippi Museum of Art, 201 E. Pascagoula St. in Downtown Jackson, Miss., presents Day of Remembrance: Photographs by Suzi Altman, featuring images by the Jackson-based photographer. Using a camera, Altman created a first-hand visual account of the aftermath of Sept. 11, 2001, in lower Manhattan the week following the attacks and on two subsequent visits to New York. The exhibition is on view through Oct. 13. For admission information and hours, call (601) 960-1515 or visit www.msmuseumart.org.

 

Oct. 12

The Shelby County District Attorneys Office and Verizon Wireless host the seventh 5K Run/1 Mile Walk to Stop Domestic Violence, beginning at the Overton Park Pavilion. On-site registration begins at 7:30 a.m. The run begins at 8 a.m. The walk gets underway at 8:45 a.m. Runners and walkers may register early by calling the District Attorneys office, 545-5150. In addition, registration forms can be picked up at Memphis area Verizon Wireless stores and any Memphis-Shelby County Public Library branch. The entry fee for the 5K Run/1 Mile Walk to Stop Domestic Violence is $10 for Memphis Runners Track Club members and $15 for non-members. Registration for children 10 or younger is $6.

 

The Tennessee Genealogical Society presents a genealogy seminar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Davies Plantation, 3570 Davieshire Drive in Brunswick, Tenn. Lloyd Bockstruck, a faculty member of the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research at Samford University, will lead the session. For reservations, call the Tennessee Genealogical Society, 754-2409.

 

The Art Museum at the University of Memphis is the setting for three diverse art shows Floyd Newsum Jr.s Magic in Red and Blue, Hannelore Barons Fragments Shored Against Ruins and, in the ArtLab, Kim Beck: Coordinates. The shows continue through Nov. 2.

 

Christian Brothers University gallery features an exhibit of art pottery through Oct. 25. The exhibit features tiles and plaques from a private gallery on loan to CBU. For show times, call 321-3432.

 

Upcoming events:

Oct. 14

WYPL FM 89.3 hosts Southern author Lee Smith who will discuss her latest novel, The Last Girls, during the Book Talk radio program taping in the WYPL broadcasting studio in the Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave., at 2 p.m. For more information, call LINC, 415-2700.

 

Oct. 17

The Baptist College of Health Sciences Center for Continuing Education presents "Humor as Survival Training" at Wilson School of Hotel and Restaurant Management on the University of Memphis campus from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Paul McGhee, who holds a doctorate degree in developmental psychology, will conduct the entire session. He will discuss the physical health benefits associated with humor and laughter, along with ways a lighter attitude boosts job performance. The seminar is open to anyone interested in learning more about how to reduce job-related stress. The Baptist College of Health Sciences will award 0.6 continuing education units for the class. For information about the cost of the seminar or a registration form, call 572-2542.

 

Oct. 23

Seminars Group presents Essentials of Communicating with Tact and Finesse, a two-day workshop in Memphis Oct. 23-24. Fee is $395. To register, call (800) 258-7246 or go to www.natsem.com.

 

Oct. 25

The Girl Scout Council of the Mid-South hosts its fall festival and auction from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Tickets for the event are $30 and may be purchased directly from the Girl Scout Council by mailing a check to P.O. Box 240246, Memphis, TN, 38124, by pick-up at 2715 Kirby Parkway or through ticket sales volunteers.

 

Oct. 26

The Kroger Co. and Yoplait launched the Kroger Salutes Memphis Survivors program, an in-store fund-raising effort for breast cancer research. The program is integrated with the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Memphis Race for the Cure Oct. 26. From Oct. 12 through race day, sponsors will donate $1 for every 10, and $1.50 for every 15 Yoplait yogurt cups sold in area Kroger stores. Kroger and Yoplait also are honoring Joyce Good, a local Kroger employee, who, as a spokesperson for the program and a cancer survivor, hopes to spread the message of early detection. Breast cancer claims the lives of almost 40,000 women and 400 men each year in the United States.

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