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VOL. 118 | NO. 61 | Monday, April 12, 2004

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JOURNALIST ROBIN WRIGHT TO SPEAK AT RHODES COLLEGE

Philanthropist Discusses Financial Empowerment for Women

April 12

Rhodes College presents award-winning journalist Robin Wright, staff writer for the Washington Post, at 7:30 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom of the Bryan Campus Life Center. The topic is Challenges Facing American Foreign Policy in Iraq, Iran and the Middle East. Admission is free. Call 843-3661.

 

April 13

The Memphis Metropolitan chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners presents Gayle S. Rose, Womens Foundation board chairwoman and philanthropist, at noon at the Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Topic is Financial Empowerment for Women. Call 844-5009.

 

Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women hosts Changed Landscapes from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the classrooms at the hospital, 6225 Humphreys Blvd. Plato Touliatos, owner of Trees by Touliatos, is the speaker. Admission is free. Call 227-8478 for reservations.

 

Rhodes College hosts a panel discussion about issues facing immigrant workers in the workplace and community at large at 7:30 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom of the Bryan Campus Life Center. The program was organized in memory of Francisco Javier Hernandez, who died in January in an accident at the Paul Barrett Jr. library construction site. Admission is free. Call 843-3875.

 

The University of Memphis hosts an African-American Arts Festival through April 17. All events are free. Call 678-3550 or visit http://cas.Memphis.edu/isc/aaas for more information.

 

April 14

The Grant Center hosts A Look at Corporate Funding from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis, 1900 Union Ave. International Paper and the Memphis Grizzlies are among the organizations that will be on hand to discuss how companies can compete for funds and in-kind gifts. Cost is $60 for Grant Center members; $75 for non-members. Call 684-6605 for reservations.

 

The Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association hosts a Lunch and Learn program from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Evergreen Presbyterian Church, 613 University St. Speaker is Dr. Franklin Wright of Parkview Retirement Community. For information and prices, call Bert Kelly at 529-4560.

 

The Collierville Chamber of Commerce hosts Business Before Lunch at 11:15 a.m. at Ridgeway Country Club, 9800 Poplar Ave. A general membership meeting immediately follows the networking session, with a presentation by Marjorie Gerald, speakers bureau coordinator. Call 853-1949 for reservations.

 

The University of Memphis hosts a meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists through April 17 in the Fogelman Executive Center and the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis. Call 678-5539 or visit www.people.memphis.edu/biology/asb for more information.

 

April 15

The Memphis chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants hosts a technical lunch meeting at 11:45 a.m. at the Plaza Club Downtown, 175 Toyota Plaza, Suite 200. Andy Dolich, president of business operations for the Memphis Grizzlies, will discuss FedExForums effect on Memphis. Cost is $20 for members; $25 for non-members. Call 619-4319.

 

April 16

Germantown Performing Arts Centre presents Emmy Award-winning comedian Vicki Lawrence from the Carol Burnett Show and Mamas Family at 6:30 p.m. at the theater, 1801 Exeter Road. Call 757-7256.

April 17

The FedEx Institute of Technology at the University of Memphis hosts the third annual International Neuro-Oncology Update. Topics include new molecular targets for brain tumor therapy, surgery versus radiation therapy and a panel discussion of challenging cases. For more information, call (800) 238-5461.

 

The Pink Palace Family of Museums hosts the Victorian Village Guided Walking Tour from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The tour starts at the Mallory-Neely Carriage House, 652 Adams Ave. Call 523-1484 for prices and registration.

 

RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 56 289 2,908
MORTGAGES 55 226 2,009
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 14 51 326
BUILDING PERMITS 108 1,002 6,703
BANKRUPTCIES 42 248 1,225
BUSINESS LICENSES 0 115 606
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 0 0 0
MARRIAGE LICENSES 0 0 0