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VOL. 117 | NO. 98 | Monday, May 19, 2003

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Calendar of events May 19-25

Calendar of events May 19-May 25

May 19

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.

 

May 20

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 limited.

 

May 21

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.

 

May 22

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.

 

May 23

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 mslakesider@earthlink.net.

 

Upcoming events:

May 26

In observance of Memorial Day, the offices of The Daily News will be closed.

 

May 29

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 (662) 342-7648.

 

May 30

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.

 

June 1

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.

 

June 2

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.

 

June 14

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.

 

June 21

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.

 

RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 51 223 1,152
MORTGAGES 55 189 861
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 25 45 144
BUILDING PERMITS 149 541 2,593
BANKRUPTCIES 24 120 581
BUSINESS LICENSES 14 65 264
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 0 0 0
MARRIAGE LICENSES 0 0 0