VOL. 118 | NO. 61 | Monday, April 12, 2004
JOURNALIST ROBIN WRIGHT TO SPEAK AT RHODES COLLEGE
Philanthropist Discusses Financial Empowerment for Women
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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