VOL. 117 | NO. 53 | Monday, March 17, 2003
Calendar of events March 17-23
Calendar of events March 17-March 23
The Memphis Technology Council hosts Microsoft .NET
evangelist Ron Cundiff at the Memphis .NET User Group meeting from 6 p.m. to
8 p.m. at 3175 Lenox Park Blvd., Suite 201. Cundiff will examine the best
practices ASP.NET Web-application architects need to ensure ASP.NET
applications achieve optimal performance and remain scalable, available and
secure. Register for the meeting at www.memphisdot.net. For information, call
Steve Henke, 292-5432.
The Kiwanis Club of Memphis hosts Carolyn Dobson,
past president of the Womans Exchange, at its noon meeting in the DeSoto Room
at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. She will share information about the
organization, which displays handcrafted goods on consignment to raise money
for its work.
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors presents GRI 2: Smart Marketing Your Listings
& Your Services, March 19-20. The program highlights the
skills and tools needed to enhance residential listing and sales success
including communications skills, prospecting and farming strategies,
competitive market analysis, more effective listing presentations and new
marketing tools. It is approved for 16 hours of continuing education credit. To
register, call Rose McClendon, 818-2421 or 685-2100.
The Memphis Bar Association hosts Litigation Support
for Geezers and Dummies from noon to 1 p.m. in the MBA conference room, One
Commerce Square, Suite 1050. Topics include choosing and using case management
software. Speakers include Jim Summers of Neely Green Fargarson Brooke &
Summers and Jason Wolfkill of The Data Co. The course offers one hour of
continuing legal education. Cost course is $30 for MBA members, $40 for
non-members and $20 for non-attorneys. To register online, visit
The Entrepreneurs Roundtable noon luncheon features Jim
Phillips, FedEx Technology Institute executive director, at the Holiday Inn at
the University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. For information, call 682-9920 or
The Memphis Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants
will have a technical lunch meeting at 11:45 a.m. at the Holiday Inn at the
University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Tommy West, University of Memphis head
football coach, is the guest speaker.
Art Museum of the University of Memphis exhibit of Hamlett Dobbins
Stillness of Skin continues through April 19 at AMUM in the Communication and
Fine Arts Building.
Girls Inc. of Memphis 13th annual Wine Tasting and
Silent Auction is 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Cadre Building, 149 Monroe Ave.
Tickets are $30 each or $25 with the purchase of 10 or more tickets. For information or to purchase tickets, call
Ebony Jasper, 523-0217 Ext. 201.
The Memphis Chapter of the Service Corps of Retired
Executives, or SCORE, offers a workshop for those interested in starting a
business. The session is 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Racquet
Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Cost is $75, including materials.
Area Association of Realtors will present Marketing with Microsoft
Office, a seminar led by real estate instructor Pat Zaby, from 8:30 a.m. to
5:30 p.m. Real estate agents will learn how to use Microsoft Office to run
their real estate businesses. Course cost is $199. Call 818-2421 to register.
Memphis Literacy Council hosts its 12th annual
Corporate Spelling Bee at 6 p.m. at the Coors Belle, 5151 E. Raines Road. The
entry fee is $750 per team. Tickets to attend the event are $15 each or $100
for a table for eight. For information, contact Sara Voye at Memphis Literacy Council,
327-6000, Ext. 1007, or Mary Lou Brown at the Commercial Appeal, 529-2508.