VOL. 117 | NO. 88 | Monday, May 5, 2003
Calendar of events May 5-11
Calendar of events May 5-May 11
The U.S. Department of Housing Urban Development and
the city of Memphis are sponsoring a free Renewal Community Tax
Incentive Conference at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday and 8:30 a.m. Wednesday to provide
business owners with workshops designed to help them take advantage of the
program. A street fair runs from 4:45 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday to give business
owners a chance to meet with various professionals and government
representatives about RC tax incentives.
Southeastern Asset Management Inc., adviser to
Longleaf Partners Funds, hosts its annual presentation at the Memphis Botanic
Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Cocktails will be served at 5:30 p.m. The meeting
begins at 6 p.m.
The second annual Mid-South Brain Tumor Scientific
Symposium, sponsored by Methodist Healthcare, brings nationally known
physicians and caregivers to the Medical Education and Research Institute, 44
S. Cleveland St., to discuss cutting-edge brain tumor treatments and advances.
There is no fee for the symposium, but pre-registration is required. For
information or to register, call 726-8933.
The Memphis Education Association is hosting its 23rd
annual National Teachers Day banquet at 5:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-University
of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Keynote speaker for the event is Dr. Reg Weaver,
National Education Association president.
The Memphis chapter of the Institute of Real Estate
Management presents a terrorism preparedness seminar from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30
p.m. in the Memphis Area Association of Realtors education center, 6393 Poplar
Ave. Cost is $95. To register, call 218-8221 or e-mail email@example.com.
The Greater Memphis Association for Quality 2003
Awards Luncheon is 11:30 a.m. at the Memphis Marriott, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd.
Shelby County Mayor A C Wharton is the guest speaker.
The International Trade Center, Memphis Regional Chamber and
Tennessee Small Business Development Center present Introduction to
Importing at 8:30 a.m. at the Chamber, 22 N. Front St. Part of the Passport to
International Trade Seminar Series 2003, the event is designed for novice
importers and employers with personnel new to international trade. Cost is $65
per person. For information, call Phil Johnson, 543-3563, or ITC, 678-4174.
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors has invited
Oliver Frascona to offer code of ethics training at the Memphis Area Home
Builders Association, 776 N. Germantown Parkway. Participants earn three hours
of continuing education credit and fulfill the National Association of
Realtors quadrennial ethics requirement. The training is free to MAAR members.
The Memphis Chapter of the Public Relations Society of
America hosts Capt. Tim L. White, public affairs director of the U.S. Air
Force's Arnold Engineering Development Center, and Claude Morse, retired U.S.
Air Force officer and AEDC public affairs manager, at 11:45 a.m. at the Kemmons
Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management, 3700 Central Ave. They will
discuss embedding policies of the U.S. military and how well embedding worked
during the war in Iraq.
Equity Inns Inc. will announce first quarter results
in a conference call at 3:30 p.m. Visit www.equityinns.com to participate.
The Memphis Area Technology Council meets at 8:30
a.m. at the FedEx Technology Institute on the University of Memphis campus. For
information, call Catherine Elliott, 543-3521.
As part of the Dr. Sam P. Patterson Library Seminar
Series at Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women, 6225 Humphreys Blvd., Dr.
Rex Amonette of Memphis Dermatology Clinic will perform free skin cancer
screenings from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The session is planned in conjunction with National Skin Cancer Detection and
Prevention Month, which runs throughout May. Reservations for the free
screenings can be made 24 hours a day at 227-8478. Space is limited.
The Center for Managing Emerging Technology hosts its
final Visions seminar for 2002-2003 at the University of Memphis Mike Rose
Theater. Steve Jurvetson, managing director of the Draper Fisher Jurvetson
venture capital firm, is the speaker. The seminar is free for CMET members and
$175 for non-members. To register, call Laura Edwards, 678-3691, or e-mail
The Memphis Credit & Bankruptcy Collaborative
quarterly meeting begins at 3 p.m. at The Community Foundation, 1900 Union Ave.
The event is sponsored by the RISE (Responsibility, Initiative, Solutions,
Empowerment) Foundation. For information, call coordinator David Williams,
ResortQuest Internationals annual meeting begins at
9 a.m. at Embassy Suites, 1022 S. Shady Grove Road. Shareholders will elect
directors to serve on the board until the next annual meeting and appoint the
company's auditors for the next year.
The Memphis Area Technology Council and Christian
Brothers University host the Memphis Area Engineering and Sciences
Conference from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at CBU.
Discussion topics include Memphis opportunity to become a
biomedical center. Registration postmarked by May 9 is $200. Late registration
is $250. For information, visit www.cbu.edu/engineering/maesc/.