VOL. 116 | NO. 199 | Monday, October 14, 2002
Calendar of events Oct
Calendar of events Oct. 14-Oct. 20
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.