VOL. 117 | NO. 185 | Monday, October 13, 2003
This Week in Memphis Oct
Lottery Board Schedules Conference Call
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.