VOL. 116 | NO. 209 | Monday, October 28, 2002
Calendar of events Sept
Calendar of events Oct. 28-Nov. 3
The Memphis Bar Association hosts the Estate Planning
Series at the Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. This weeks seminar, from 4
p.m. to 6 p.m., is Tax and Estate Planning Under the Final IRA Distribution
Rules. John F. Murrah of the Bogatin Law Firm 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.
Calvary Episcopal Church, 102 N. Second
St., continues its Calvary and the Arts series with OLanda Draper Associates.
The 30-minute concert begins at 12:05 p.m. and is followed by a lunch prepared
Lick the Toad meets at 5:30 p.m. at EmergeMemphis,
516 Tennessee St. Visit www.lickthetoad.com,
Midsouth Therapy Center sponsors a Better Breathers
Club meeting which discusses topics pertaining to smokers, as well as chronic
lung disease and asthma sufferers at 3 p.m. at the center, 1133 Polo Drive,
Suite 102, in Collierville. Admission is free. Call 853-5950 for information.
Fogelman Downtown YMCA, 245 Madison Ave., offers flu shots from 11 a.m.
to 1 p.m. in its lobby.
Bartlett United Methodist Church, 5676 Stage Road,
hosts its annual fall crafts fair from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 1-2. For
information, call 392-0020.
Regency Travel, 397 Perkins Extended, will host a
musical benefit to help repair flood damage in Central Europe, particularly in
Prague, Czech Republic. The event features representatives from the Memphis
Vocal Arts Ensemble, City of Memphis Schools String Program, University of
Memphis Performers Showcase and Memphis Youth Symphony. The event lasts from
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For information, call 682-9065.
The Greater Memphis Arts Council, 8 S. Third St.,
presents artwork by Everett Charles Yates, on display through Jan. 15. GMAC
will host an artists reception from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 25.
The Public Relations Society of America Memphis
chapter meeting at 11:45 a.m. at the Fogelman Center on the University of
Memphis campus features Southern Heritage Classic founder Fred Jones, who will
discuss special events marketing. Entry is free to members and $25 for
non-members. Call Samantha Jernigan, 737-5295, for reservations.
The Arkansas Venture Forum is sponsoring Building
Arkansas Knowledge-based Industries from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the
Fayetteville Town Center. Registration is $50. Visit www.memphistech.com for more information.
The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, 1934 Poplar Ave.,
hosts two lectures by scholars on American painter Winslow Homer. Dr. Marc
Simpson, associate director of Williams Colleges art history graduate program,
will discuss Homer's paintings of the 1870s at 7 p.m. Nov. 7. David Park Curry,
curator of American arts at the Virginia Museum of Fine Art, will discuss
Homers depiction of post-Civil War American leisure activities at 7 p.m. Nov.
14. For more information, call the Lisa Kurts Gallery, 683-6200.
Memphis Advertising Federation is registering
participants for its annual PUSH Design Conference and
Competition Nov. 8-9 at the Memphis College of Art. This years speakers
include Genevieve Gorder of The Learning Channels Trading Spaces. The cost of attending the PUSH Conference is $210 for
Memphis Advertising Federation members, $230 for non-members, $40 for students,
and $115 for professors alone or with four or fewer student registrations.
Registration for professors is free when accompanied by five or more student
registrations. The cost of entering the student competition is $15. Student
entries are due by Friday to Leigh Anne Rose at archer>malmo, 65 Union Ave.
Registration forms and entry specs are for the competition at www.pushconference.org. For information,
call Gary Backaus at archer>malmo, 260-4101, or Memphis Advertising
The University of Mississippi Center for Continuing Legal
Education presents the eighth annual Mid-South Conference on Estate
Planning at 8:30 a.m. at the Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. The course
offers six hours of CLE credit for attorneys in Tennessee, Mississippi and
Arkansas. Cost for registration before Nov. 1 is $195. After Nov. 1,
registration is $225. For information, call (662) 915-7283.
Baptist Trinity Hospice and Methodist Alliance Hospice host
Holidays with Hope, a free grief workshop, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Kingsway
Christian Church, 6310 Poplar Ave. This annual workshop is designed to help
families face the approaching holidays after losing a loved one. Workshop
topics include Loss and the Holidays with Dr. Floyd Covey, clinical
psychologist; Grief Journaling with Pauline Keller, professional journalist;
and How I Made it Through the Holidays a panel discussion. For information
about the workshop or to register, call Carol Cressman at Baptist Trinity
The third annual Communication Information Technology
Organization of Mississippi conference is Nov. 13-14 at the Crowne Plaza
Hotel in Jackson, announced conference chairman Charles Doty. Sessions will
focus on emerging technologies, e-government, open source software, geomatics
and Mississippi Technologies. Call 960-3612 for more information.
A QuickBooks seminar is 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 13
at the Adams Mark Hotel. Cost is $159. To register, visit www.systemmanagement.com
or call (260) 482-3399.