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VOL. 116 | NO. 209 | Monday, October 28, 2002

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Calendar of events Oct. 28-Nov. 3

Oct. 29

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.

 

Oct. 30 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 by Hueys.

 

Lick the Toad meets at 5:30 p.m. at EmergeMemphis, 516 Tennessee St. Visit www.lickthetoad.com, for information.

 

Nov. 1

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.  

The 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.

 

Nov. 2

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.

 

Upcoming events:

Nov. 6

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.

 

Nov. 7

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.

 

Nov. 8

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 Federation, 725-6231.

 

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.

 

Nov. 9

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 Hospice, 767-6767.

 

Nov. 13

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.

 

Nov. 14

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.

 

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