VOL. 117 | NO. 98 | Monday, May 19, 2003
Calendar of events May 19-25
Calendar of events May 19-May 25
Memphis Investors Group hosts Shelby County
Commissioner David Lillard at 7 p.m. at the Memphis Area Home Builders
Association, 776 N. Germantown Parkway. Lillard will discuss proposed county
property tax increases and what they would mean to county residents. For
information about the meeting, call 525-6761.
The Memphis Bar Association delves into the
relationship between divorce and bankruptcy at a seminar from 1:30 p.m. to 4:45
p.m. in the MBA conference room, One Commerce Square, Suite 1050. Speakers
include U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge William Houston Brown, Chancery Judge D.J.
Alissandratos and attorney Ellen Vergos. Course cost is $85 for MBA members,
$95 for nonmembers and $35 for non-attorneys.
The Collierville Chamber of Commerce BellSouth/FedEx
Golf Classic begins at 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Ridgeway Country Club, 9800 Poplar
Ave. This years hole-in-one prize is a new car from Chuck Hutton Chevrolet.
The National Association of Women in Construction meets
at 6 p.m. at Andertons restaurant, 1901 Madison Ave. Dinner is $15. For
reservations or information, call Marie Kohn, 372-7502.
WKNO-TV features It Matters: Memphis City Schools,
a live public forum, at 8 p.m.
The Memphis Bar Association hosts Practice and
Procedure in Circuit Court in the MBA conference room, One Commerce Square,
Suite 1050, at 12:15 p.m. The luncheon seminar features Circuit Court judges
DArmy Bailey, Karen Williams and James F. Russell. Course cost is $40 for MBA
members, $50 for nonmembers and $30 for non-attorneys. Pre-registration is
requested and can be made by calling 527-3573.
As part of the Dr. Sam P. Patterson Library Seminar
Series at Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women, 6225 Humphreys Blvd., Dr.
Susan Murrmann-Price of the McDonald Murrmann Clinic will discuss the 10
healthiest lifestyle choices for women. The free event runs from 6:30 p.m. to
7:30 p.m. Reservations can be made 24 hours a day at 227-8478. Space is
The Center City Development Corp. meets at 8:30 a.m.
in the Center City Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St.
The Shelby County Conservation Board meets at noon in
the Shelby Farms Visitors Center conference room, 500 Pine Drive.
The Memphis Bar Association hosts The Role of Lawyers
as Peacemakers in the MBA conference room, One Commerce Square, Suite 1050, at
2 p.m. Maureen Holland of Holland & Associates is the guest speaker. Course
cost is $50 for MBA members, $60 for nonmembers and $30 for non-attorneys or
those who do not need CLE credit.
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors luncheon
runs from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700
Central Ave. Participants will learn about the new MAAR Commercial Council.
The 16th annual Girls Inc. Celebration Luncheon
honoring outstanding women and girls in the community runs from 11:30 a.m. to
1:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. This
years She Knows Where Shes Going award honorees are Dr. Lisa Jennings,
Gayle Powelson and LaVerne Francis Reid.
The Construction Financial Management Associations
May meeting starts at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn at Poplar Avenue and
Interstate 240. Mike Shelby with the Mississippi State Tax Commission will
discuss compliance with Mississippi sales tax laws. Cost is $20 for members and
$30 for nonmembers and includes lunch.
The Center City Commission board meeting begins at
noon in the CCC conference room, 114 N. Main St.
An American Stroke Association fund-raiser runs from
7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. at the Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Admission to a
singles dance for people 30 and older is $15 in advance or $20 at the door.
Formal or semi-formal attire of red, white or black (ASA logo colors) is requested.
In addition to refreshments, attendees can participate in a silent auction. To
pay in advance, call (662) 895-9663 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
In observance of Memorial Day, the offices of The
Daily News will be closed.
The Internal Revenue Service and Northwest
Mississippi Community College Small Business Resource Center host Tax
Issues for Small Construction Companies from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the
M.R. Davis Library in Southaven, Miss. The free workshop is designed to help
owners and bookkeepers of small construction companies understand the most
important tax issues in their industry. To reserve seats and materials, call
The Children's Museum of Memphis Kids Karaoke Kontest
starts at 3:30 p.m. at the museum, 2525 Central Ave. Participants will perform
in the Rising Stars Theater in the Art Smart exhibit. Children and families can
participate. The contest will be broken down into 0-4-year-olds, 4-8-year-olds
and 8-12-year-olds. For information, call 458-2678.
The South Main
Art Trolley/Walking Tour runs from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free trolley
rides transport art lovers from one gallery to another. Among the evenings
activities, the Memphis Symphony Orchestra will perform at Tonic, 431 S. Main St.
Experience Art in Memphis hosts the third annual Art
to Dine For at 6:30 p.m. in the continental ballroom at The Peabody, 149 Union
Ave. Art to Dine For is a gourmet dinner that showcases the visual and culinary
arts. Cost is $1,600 for a table of eight. Individual tickets are available.
For information or to buy tickets, call 761-1278.
The 17th annual Risk and Insurance Management Society
Inc.s golf tournament at Southwind is limited to the first 120 paid
registrants. Golfers will receive a box lunch. A reception and awards dinner
will follow the tournament.
The Victorian Village Guided Walking Tour begins at 2
p.m. The tour begins with a walk around the neighborhood and a look at 12 19th
century buildings that have survived war, prosperity, yellow fever and urban
renewal. Visitors will get a peek inside the Mallory-Neely House and see its
restored interior. The cost is $7.50 for Pink Palace Family of Museums members
and $9 for nonmembers. Call 523-1484 for information or to register.
The Downtown Guided Walking Tour begins at 2 p.m. The
buildings of Memphis tell the story of settlement and growth on the bluff.
Participants will tour the quaint cottage known as the Magevney House, home to
an Irish immigrant family in the 1850s. Next door is the Neo-Gothic St. Peters
Catholic Church. From there, the hearty can walk to Main Street and Court Square
to throw pennies into Hebe Fountain, dedicated in 1876. Historic Cotton Row is
next, then guests will hop on the Main Street Trolley for a ride to Adams
Avenue to view Neo-Classical public buildings. The cost is $7.50 for Pink
Palace Family of Museums members and $9 for nonmembers. Call 523-1484 for
information or to register.