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VOL. 117 | NO. 185 | Monday, October 13, 2003

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This Week in Memphis Oct

Lottery Board Schedules Conference Call

Oct. 14

The Association for Women in Communications hosts a meeting at 11:45 a.m. at the Ronald McDonald House, 535 Alabama Ave. Guest speaker is Linda Miller, executive director of RMH. Cost is $15 for members, $20 for non-members and $10 for students, and includes a box lunch. For reservations, call Maxine Kilford at 516-0616.

 

Oct. 15

The Memphis Area Association of Realtors presents its Realtor Luncheon at 11:45 a.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Kaywin Feldman, director of the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, will talk about museum exhibit In the Spirit of Martin: The Living Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. No-shows and walk-ups will be charged $15.

 

Oct. 16

The third annual Soul-A-Thon to benefit the Stax Museum of American Soul Music and Stax Music Academy runs from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. through Friday at the Stax Music Academy, 910 E. McLemore Ave. The marathon will be broadcast on WRBO 103.5 FM. Call 507-1453.

 

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis hosts the second annual Toolbox Bash Dinner and Silent Auction from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Lichterman Nature Center, 5992 Quince Road. The group is celebrating its 20th anniversary and the building of its 250th house. Cost is $60 in advance or $65 at the door. Call 761-4771.

 

Oct. 17

The National Ornamental Metal Museum hosts its Repair Days Weekend and Auction from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Sunday. Attendees can bring dull or dented metal items for repair by metalsmiths. Repair estimates are free. Call 774-6380.

 

The Womens Council of Realtors hosts a fashion show and silent auction at 6 p.m. at the Cadre Building, 149 Monroe Ave. Cocktails will be served at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $50 each or $375 per table of eight. Call Nedra Redditt at 301-9051 or Cindy Swift at 338-4979.

 

Oct. 18

Tennessee Child Care Facilities Corp. presents a seminar on operating a quality child care business from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Southwest Tennessee Community College, Building A, Room 218, 737 Union Ave. The course provides training hours required by the Department of Human Services for licensing. Cost is $20; reservations are required. Call (888) 413-2232.

 

The Fogelman Downtown YMCA and Medical Center YMCA sponsor the second annual Walk the Doggie Mile from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Tom Lee Park. Registration runs from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Proceeds benefit the YMCA Fee Assistance Program. Activities include face painting, dog treats and a visit from the Memphis-Shelby County Humane Society Pet Waggin. Cost is $10, and all leashed dogs walk free.

 

Memphis City Schools hosts a seminar for anyone interested in starting a charter school from 10 a.m. to noon at the Teaching & Learning Academy, 2485 Union Ave. For more information, call the Division of Policy Development, Grants & Charter Schools, at 325-5791.

 

Casa de Colombia hosts a fund-raising gala from 7 p.m. to midnight at Park Vista Hotel, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Attendees can dance salsa, cumbia and merengue and participate in a silent auction. Tickets are $55 per person or $100 per couple. Call 763-3390 (English) or 542-9907 (Espanol).

 

The National Ornamental Metal Museum hosts an auction of handcrafted metal items at 7:30 p.m., with proceeds benefiting the museums capital campaign for building renovations to house the museum library. Admission is free. Call 774-6380.

 

Upcoming Events

Oct. 21

Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women offers free health screenings in the Dr. Sam P. Patterson Library in observance of National Health Education Week. Blood pressure screenings run from noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 21 and Oct. 23; fall risk assessments run from 10 a.m. to noon and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 22. Cost is free; no reservations are required. Call 227-8478.

 

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