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VOL. 117 | NO. 68 | Monday, April 7, 2003

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Calendar of events April 7-13

Calendar of events April 7-April 13

April 7

Trinity United Methodist Church, 1738 Galloway Ave., hosts a support group for the families of military service personnel from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

 

Morgan Keegan and WKNO host award-winning journalist Chris Ferrell of Public Radio Internationals Sound Money and PBS Right on the Money April 7-8 in Memphis and Jackson, Tenn. Ferrell begins his Mid-South tour in Memphis with a program at 7 p.m. April 7 at the Fogelman Executive Center. Tickets are $10 for WKNO members and $15 for non-members. He also will speak at a Jackson luncheon that begins at noon April 8 at Lambuth University. Tickets are $15 each or $100 for tables of eight. For tickets, call (800) LAMBUTH.

 

April 8

The Greater Memphis Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners meets at the Days Inn Hotel, 2715 Cherry Road, from noon to 1:30 p.m. No reservations are required.

 

Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women offers a free seminar, Gardening from the Heart, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at 6225 Humphreys Blvd. in the hospitals classrooms. Master gardener Catherine Lewis and landscape architect Charles Sandifer will discuss how gardening can help individuals deal with grief. The seminar is part of the Dr. Sam P. Patterson Library Seminar Series. To reserve seats, call 227-8478.

 

April 9

The Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association presents its RSVP Lunch and Learn Series from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Evergreen Presbyterian Church, 613 University St. Cost is $3.75 and includes lunch. For reservations, call 527-0208, Ext. 245.

 

April 10

Volunteer Memphis will honor Mid-South volunteers at its 26th annual Spirit of Giving Awards and Volunteer Recognition Luncheon at noon in the Grand Ballroom of The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased by calling 523-2425.

 

Lisa Kurts Gallery presents Rare Earth, an exhibition by Southampton, N.Y.-born artist Jeff Muhs. The exhibition, which features landscape oil paintings on gold leaf applied to panels, runs through May 6. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

 

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.

 

April 12

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Collierville, Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto and Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women host a free health and wellness fair for women from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For information, call 227-8478.

 

Upcoming events:

April 14

The International Association for Administrative Professionals meets at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-East, 5795 Poplar Ave. Cost is $18 per person. Reservations are required and can be made by calling Kay Cullen at 473-6315, Ext. 100, or via e-mail at kcullen@penninvestors.com.

 

April 16

State Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Memphis, will speak at a joint luncheon for the Memphis Area Association of Realtors and Institute of Real Estate Management that runs from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Stewart Title Co. of Memphis is sponsoring the luncheon. Reserve seats by April 11 at www.maar.org.

 

April 17

The Memphis Chapter of Executive Women International hosts its Firm Recognition and Executive Appreciation Night, featuring football legend Johnny Majors as guest speaker, at 5:30 p.m. at Bonne Terre Country Inn and Restaurant, 4715 Church Road W. in Nesbit, Miss. Tickets are $60 each. For reservations, contact Cindy Lynch at 248-7401.

 

The University of Memphis hosts Nobel Laureate Dr. Paul Berg at 8 p.m. in the Fogelman Executive Center, Room 136, 330 Deloach St. The event is open to the public. For information, call 678-3550.

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