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