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VOL. 116 | NO. 199 | Monday, October 14, 2002

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Calendar of events Oct. 14-Oct. 20

Oct. 14

The Jewish Community Center Theatre, 6560 Poplar Ave., hosts a lottery referendum debate at 7 p.m. Speaking for the lottery referendum is state Sen. Steve Cohen, Student Scholarship Lottery Coalition chairman. Speaking against the referendum is Michael Gilstrap, Gambling Free Tennessee Alliance campaign director. The event is open to the public.

 

The Kroger Co. and Yoplait sponsor 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. Now through race day, sponsors will donate $1 for every 10, and $1.50 for every 15 Yoplait yogurt cups sold in area Kroger stores.

 

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 information, call LINC, 415-2700.

 

Oct. 15

The Memphis Bar Association hosts an Estate Planning Series at the Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. This weeks seminar, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., is Revocable Trusts Pros and Cons. W. Price Morrison Jr. of Martin Tate Morrow & Marston 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 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.

 

Oct. 16 Calvary Episcopal Church, 102 N. Second St., continues its Calvary and the Arts series with Di Anne Price and Her Boyfriends. The 30-minute concert begins at 12:05 p.m. and is followed by a lunch prepared by Assistant Chef Sarah Dawson.

 

The Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave., presents a series of free cancer information presentations. A workshop, Cancer: Is It in Your Genes? is 2 p.m. A Breast Cancer Update is 2 p.m. Oct. 24. Both sessions are in the business and sciences department on the third floor. No registration is required. For information, call 415-2734.

 

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. Registration is required. For information, call 415-2742.

 

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. For ticket information or reservations, call 320-6362.

 

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.

 

Oct. 17

The University of Memphis hosts Stanford professor Dr. J. Douglas McAdam, who will discuss the international origins of the civil rights movement at a 4 p.m. lecture at the U of M Mitchell Hall Auditorium. The talk is free and open to the public. For information, call 678-3550.

 

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 session. 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, call 572-2542.

 

Executive Women Internationals Memphis Chapter will celebrate its 45th anniversary at 5:30 p.m. in the Continental Ballroom at the Peabody hotel. A silent auction begins at 5:30 p.m., with dinner, live auction and entertainment at 6:45 p.m.

 

Oct.18

The Memphis Bar Association presents the 16th annual Bankruptcy Section Seminar from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Memphis Home Builders Association, 776 Germantown Parkway. Speakers include judges David S. Kennedy, Jennie D. Latta, Daniel Breen and G. Harvey Boswell; Chapter 13 trustee George Stevenson and Hollis Craft. Cost for the seminar, which offers 6.5 hours of continuing legal education credit, is $240, or $125 for non-attorneys or those who do not need CLE credit.

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PROPERTY SALES 80 401 13,843
MORTGAGES 99 439 16,005
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 19 63 2,202
BUILDING PERMITS 233 998 28,755
BANKRUPTCIES 49 276 8,926
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