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VOL. 116 | NO. 222 | Friday, November 15, 2002

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The eighth annual Sherry Park Memorial Golf Scramble, sponsored by Crye-Leike Realtors and the Hank Park Trust, recently prese

The eighth annual Sherry Park Memorial Golf Scramble, sponsored by Crye-Leike Realtors and the Hank Park Trust, recently presented a check to the Wings Cancer Foundation in Memphis for $12,000. To date, the Sherry Park Memorial Golf Scramble has raised more than $63,000 for the Wings Cancer Foundation. Lucy Doane and Dan Quinley of Crye-Leikes Germantown-Poplar branch office served as this years co-chairs.

 

Agnes Gordon Starks fourth annual Holiday Pottery Show and Sale is Dec. 6-8 at the Stark Country Studio and Gallery, 12675 Donelson Road in Arlington. The opening reception is noon to 7 p.m. Dec. 6. The event continues from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 7 and noon to 5 p.m. Dec. 8. The show will focus on a diversity of style, form and technique. Stark has taught and run her studio in Memphis since 1970.

 

Richard Paul Evans returns to the Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave., at 4 p.m. Nov. 19 to discuss his latest book, The Last Promise, during a taping of Book Talk, a nationally syndicated program produced by WPYL. The taping is open to the public.

 

The Tennessee Department of Health has received a federal grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Rural Health Policy, for $259,988 to provide automated external defibrillators for rural emergency services. The grant will provide for the purchase of 60 defibrillators for community partners in rural Tennessee that applied to participate in July. Rural communities often lack sufficient numbers of defibrillators for timely response to cardiac arrest. The American Heart Association estimates a cardiac arrest victims chances of survival drops 10 percent for every minute that passes before the heart is returned to a normal rhythm.

 

Memphis and the Mid-South know exactly what AutoZone Park has done and continues to do - for Downtown. Apparently, others realize it, as well. The Memphis Ballpark District, which includes AutoZone Park, the Toyota Center and the adjacent parking facility, received a 2002 Award of Excellence in the Special Category from the Urban Land Institute. The redevelopment of the 89-year-old William R. Moore building and development of the adjacent parking garage was one of only 10 National Awards for Excellence presented. The winning projects were selected from 105 entries.

RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 116 288 17,672
MORTGAGES 143 337 20,372
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 15 26 2,671
BUILDING PERMITS 139 488 36,434
BANKRUPTCIES 43 158 11,322
BUSINESS LICENSES 35 93 5,802
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 38 65 6,779
MARRIAGE LICENSES 18 86 4,002