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VOL. 117 | NO. 150 | Monday, August 25, 2003

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Calendar of Events August 25-31

Calendar of Events August 25-31


August 26

The Society of Entrepreneurs offers a lunch and discussion with Dr. Scott Morris at noon at the Hope and Healing Center, 1111 Union Ave. Cost is $20. Call 682-9920 or visit www.societyofentrepreneurs.com.


The Memphis Bar Association hosts Tell Me About Workers Comp: A Second Bite of the Apple, from noon to 1 p.m. in the MBA conference room, One Commerce Square, Suite 1050. Registration begins at 11:45 a.m. Speaker is Angela Merideth. Cost is $30 for MBA members, $40 for non-members and $20 for non-attorneys or those who dont need continuing legal education credit. Call 527-3573.


Lick the Toad hosts a Toad Educational Seminar from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Hartwell Center for Bioinformatics and Biotechnology at St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, 332 N. Parkway. Visit www.thetoad.org and www.hartwellcenter.org.


August 27

The Memphis Regional Chamber offers a chamber orientation from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at its office, 22 N. Front St., Suite 200. The event is open to new and existing members. Call Tunga Lee at 543-3571.


August 28

The Memphis Regional Chamber hosts a breakfast forum from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Guest speaker is Shelby County Sheriff Mark Luttrell. Cost is $15 for chamber members and $25 for non-members. Call Tunga Lee at 543-3571, or register online at www.memphischamber.com through Aug. 25.


The Memphis-Shelby County Public Library offers a landscaping seminar, Designing Around Obstacles, from 11 a.m. to noon at the Cossitt Branch, 33 S. Front St. The class covers gardening in an urban environment. Cost is free. Call 526-1712.


The Collierville Chamber of Commerce hosts the third annual Willard Ewing Golf Classic at 1 p.m. at Windyke Country Club, 8535 Winchester Road. Lunch and registration begin at 11 a.m. Cost is $125 per person or $500 per foursome. Proceeds benefit Collierville Alzheimers Day Care Center. Call 854-1200.


Viking Culinary Arts Center presents a hands-on class, Dinner for a Dozen, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at its facility, 119 S. Main St., Suite 600. The theme is Italian food, including artichoke lasagna and Italian cream torte. Cost is $99. Call 578-5822.


August 29

The South Main Association hosts its monthly Art Trolley Tour from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Visitors can enjoy free trolley rides, refreshments and entertainment and visit shops and galleries along South Main Street. Visit www.southmainmemphis.org.


The Orpheum Theatre, 203 S. Main St., presents Gone With the Wind at 7:15 p.m. as part of the 2003 Bank of America Summer Classic Movie Series. A trivia contest, classic cartoon and organ concert will precede the movie. Cost is $6 for adults and $5 for children and seniors. Call 525-7800 or visit www.orpheum-memphis.com.


August 31

The Ground Water Institute of the University of Memphis hosts a discussion about Mid-South water resources at 3 p.m. in Room 226 of the Ned R. McWherter Library on the U of M campus. Discussion topics include the development of the Memphis water supply since the 1800s, geology and water treatment. The event is free. Call Dr. Brian Waldron at 678-3913 or Dr. Stephanie Ivey at 678-4055.


The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art presents In the Spirit of Martin: The Living Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through Nov. 9. Admission is free for members and children 6 and under, $6 for adults, $5 for seniors over 65 and $2 for students. Call 544-6200.


Upcoming Events

September 1

The Daily News offices will be closed Sept. 1 for the Labor Day holiday. We will reopen Sept. 2 during normal business hours, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.


September 4

Tennessee Small Business Development Centers-International Trade Center hosts session one of the Passport to International Trade Seminar Series 2003 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 4 at the Memphis Regional Chamber, 22 N. Front St., Suite 200. On-site registration begins at 8 a.m. A second session will be held Sept. 11. Cost for each session is $100; cost for both is $195. Call Phil Johnson at 543-3563 or the ITC at 678-4174, or visit www.itc-tsbdc.org.


September 6

The Memphis Zoo hosts Zoo Rendezvous from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at its facility, 2000 Prentiss Place. The theme is Come Party In Our Neck of the Woods. The event is open to zoo members over age 21 only. Cost is $200 per person. Call 333-6757 or visit www.memphiszoo.org.


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