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VOL. 117 | NO. 192 | Monday, October 27, 2003

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Oct. 27

The Tennessee Education Lottery Corp. board of directors meets at 1 p.m. in Nashville. The meeting is open to the public. Call Will Pinkston at (615) 253-6881.


Court Appointed Special Advocates hosts advocate training classes through Nov. 8. Sessions are Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 405-8422.


The A-OK Toastmasters club meets at 7 p.m. at Brookside Baptist Church, 4475 S. Germantown Road. The meeting is open to the public. Call Lynn Pafford at 755-8643 or Florence Howard at 795-7434.


Oct. 28

Memphis Light, Gas and Water and the Engineering Technology Department of the University of Memphis Herff College of Engineering host a conference on electrical power quality and reliability from 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the colleges engineering auditorium. The event is free, but attendees earning continuing education units or professional development hours must pay $15. E-mail Robert Scoff at rscoff@memphis.edu.


Dr. Anthony Forster, director of the Governance Research Centre at the University of Bristol, presents U.S.-European Relations Since the Iraq War: A British Perspective at 4:30 p.m. in Blount Auditorium of Buckman Hall at Rhodes College. The session is sponsored by the Rhodes Department of International Studies. Call 843-3573.


Oct. 29

The National Association of Realtors presents speaker Terry Watson in two courses beginning at 8 a.m. at the Memphis Area Association of Realtors office, 6393 Poplar Ave. The first course, titled Generations X & Y, runs from 8 a.m. to noon; the second course, titled Disclosure 101, runs from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Each class costs $30 and earns four hours of continuing education credit. Call 685-2100.


The Collierville Chamber of Commerce hosts Tennessee small business counseling at 9 a.m. at the chamber office, 101 Walnut St. in Collierville. Counselor is Don Grimsley, senior small business specialist. Reservations are required. Call 853-1949 for more information.


Calvary Episcopal Church, 102 N. Second St., presents Kirk Whalum at 12:05 p.m. as part of the Calvary and the Arts concert and luncheon series. The concert is free; a lunch of Rendezvous barbecue follows for $6. Call 525-6602.


Oct. 30

The MAARket Masters chapter of Toastmasters meets at 7 a.m. at the Memphis Area Association of Realtors office, 6393 Poplar Ave. Attendees will gain public speaking and presentation skills. Call Tommie Criswell-Jones at 230-7653.


The Memphis Bar Association hosts Primer: Criminal Law for the Non-Practitioner from noon to 1 p.m. in the MBA conference room, One Commerce Square, Suite 1050 in the NBC Bank Building. Registration begins at 11:45 a.m. Cost is free for members of the sole/small firm section and $15 for others. Call 527-3573.


Oct. 31

ITT Technical Institute hosts Treats & Greets and Drain the Vein at the institute, 1255 Lynnfield Road, Suite 192. Events include a blood drive for the American Red Cross and a Halloween Safe Haven for trick-or-treaters. Call Melinda J. Catron at 762-0556.


The South Main Art Trolley Tour runs from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free trolley rides shuttle visitors between galleries and shops along South Main Street. Jay Etkin Gallery, 409 S. Main, hosts an art opening for Kemper Durand. Call Diane Ragsdale at 378-9397.


Nov. 1

The South Memphis Community Festival Parade runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., starting at South Parkway Church of God in Christ, 21 S. Parkway W., and ending at Creative Life, 1222 Riverside Blvd. Events include music, food, a petting zoo and identification cards for children. Cost is free. Call 775-0304.


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