VOL. 117 | NO. 135 | Monday, July 28, 2003
The Marion (Ark
The Marion (Ark.) Chamber of Commerce offers free Internet
training from Arkansas State University and the Delta Center for Economic
Development from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. today through Wednesday at the Woolfolk
Library, 100 Currie St. in Marion.
Admission is free. For more information, visit
The Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce board of directors
hosts a Thanks to You Picnic from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday in Dixon-Brewer
Park at the corner of Woodlawn and Court streets.
The picnic is free and open to all chamber members and their
employees to thank them for giving time and energy to the chamber.
Call 372-9457 to sign up for the event.
The Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce hosts its Small
Office/Home Office Monthly Meeting from noon to 1 p.m. Aug. 5 at First
Tennessee Bank, 7640 Poplar Ave.
Participants should bring a lunch and business cards. Programs
are geared to small businesses, but larger ones can benefit.
For information, call Debbe Holley at 755-1200.
Padgett-Thompson, a division of Rockhurst University
Continuing Education Center, presents Powerful Business Writing Skills from 9
a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 8 at the Holiday Inn Select Downtown, 160 Union Ave.
Topics to be covered include secrets to writing effectively,
delivering bad news with tact and ways to motivate readers to action.
Cost is $195. On-site registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
Register in advance by calling (800) 258-7246 or visiting www.pttrain.com.
East Memphis Business and Professional Women hosts the
Memphis Area Conference for Business Professionals from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Aug. 22 at the Holiday Inn at Mount Moriah Road and Interstate 240.
Attendees can choose to attend seminars on building health
or building wealth. Speakers include Martha Ellen Maxwell, past executive
director of the Memphis Symphony; Joye Lee-McNelis, University of Memphis head
womens basketball coach; and Kym Clark, Donna Davis and Peggy Phillip of
WMC-TV 5 News.
Cost before Aug. 15 is $89 and includes breakfast and lunch.
A 6-foot exhibit table, with admission ticket, costs $150.
Call 680-0600 or visit www.eastmemphisbpw.org.