VOL. 116 | NO. 194 | Monday, October 7, 2002
Calendar of events Sept
Calendar of events Oct. 7-Oct. 13
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.
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
firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations. Contact Maxine Kilford at
email@example.com 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.
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.
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
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 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.
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.
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.
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,
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.
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.
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.