VOL. 117 | NO. 60 | Wednesday, March 26, 2003
Ducks Unlimited has launched a conservation section on its
Web site at www.ducks.org. The new section features information on wetlands,
waterfowl and DU projects in a user-friendly format.
Among the sites highlights are 75 Web pages describing DUs
conservation projects and interactive maps detailing DUs regional conservation
initiatives. The site also features a waterfowl gallery with descriptions,
pictures and audio recordings of various waterfowl species.
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors announced that
MarketLinx street mapping will be made available in the TEMPO system
Thursday. The interactive mapping system enables users to zoom, pan,
conduct map searches, print and more.
For information, visit www.maar.org/mapping.htm or contact
MAARs Technology Services and Support department at 818-2455.
A Mid-South Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges
conference runs from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Rhodes College,
2000 N. Parkway.
The conference, designed for college faculty, students and
other college personnel, provides a forum for the exchange of information in
computing. The conference includes workshops, panels and tutorials on a variety
of topics, including curriculum and instructional issues.
Cost is $120 for Memphis Technology Council members and $35
for students who register by Friday. For more information, call (601) 925-3466.
WorkSite Consultants is sponsoring its second annual Spring
Training Seminar, which runs from 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Thursday at the Coors
Belle, 5151 E. Raines Road.
Through a training program that discusses how to legally
weed out high-risk applicants, appropriately place workers and manage an aging
work force, participants will learn tips for hiring and keeping workers that
wont get hurt on the job.
Call 794-6563 for information.
The Memphis and Shelby County Health Department has created
a Web site to help volunteers sign up to assist in the event of a bioterrorism
emergency. Prospective volunteers now can sign up by completing an online
application at www.shelbybtvolunteers.org.
Volunteers also can sign up by phone at 725-4687.