VOL. 118 | NO. 193 | Monday, October 25, 2004
Rhodes College Hosts Election Lecture
Rhodes Hosts Leading Scholar in Electoral Politics
Rhodes College hosts Dr. Gary Jacobson, a leading
scholar in elections and electoral politics, at 7:30 p.m. in the Bryan Campus
Life Center ballroom, 2000 North Parkway. Jacobson presents Polarization and
Prospects in the 2004 Elections. Call 843-3818.
The Society for Information Management presents
Storm at Sea: The Offshoring Debate from 7:30 a.m.
to 6 p.m. at the Memphis Hilton, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Speakers include Dr.
Martin Kenney of the Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy; Karen Etzkom of Williams-Sonoma and Dan Phillips of Wal-Mart
Stores Inc. Cost is $110 for members; $165 for non-members. Call 878-0800.
Harwood Center presents a food and beer tasting from
7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Fresh Market, 835 S. White Station Road. The Harwood
Center is a nonprofit provider of services to children with developmental
disabilities. Cost is $20. Call 448-6580.
Calvary Episcopal Church presents Teresa Pate with
The Memphis Jazz Orchestra at 12:05 p.m. at the church, 102 N. Second St. The
free concert is part of Calvary and the Arts 2004. A lunch of basil cream
chicken and sides prepared by At Your Service Catering follows the concert for
$6. Lunch tickets are available at the door. Call 525-6602, Ext. 102.
The Memphis Regional Chamber hosts a breakfast forum
from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Memphis Hilton, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Robert
Bob Mercer is the guest speaker. Discussion topic is The Davidson Hotel
Company-A Partner in Memphis Tourism. Cost is $15 for members; $25 for
non-members. Call 543-3571.
The Center City Commission board of directors meets
at noon in the CCC conference room, 114 N. Main St.
The Economic Club of Memphis meets at 6 p.m. at the
Memphis Hilton, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Paul Tudor Jones, chairman of The Tudor
Group, is the guest speaker. Call 678-2443.
The Memphis Advertising Federation presents the
eighth annual Push Design Conference through Oct. 29 in the Farris Building at
Southwest Tennessee Community College, 5983 Macon Cove Road. Keynote speakers include Michael Chuk Boychuk and Marc English.
Call 725-MAF1 or visit www.pushconference.com.
The Memphis Bar Association presents Long Term Care
Overview from noon to 1 p.m. in the MBA conference room at the NBC Bank Building,
One Commerce Square, Suite 1050. Chris Gossett, regional director of LifeSource-A BISYS Company, is the guest speaker. Cost is
$40 for members; $50 for non-members; and $25 for attendees not earning
continuing legal education credit. Call 527-3573.
The third annual University of Tennessee Deans Symposium
runs from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at the Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. The
symposium features two UT Health Science Center faculty members, Dr. Lester Van
Middlesworth, who speaks on Unexpected Results:
Serendipity in Thyroid Research, and Dr. James Dale, who speaks on Group A Streptococcal Vaccines: After 40 Years, How Close Are We?
The South Main Arts District hosts the monthly Friday
Night Art Trolley Tour from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Attendees can enjoy free trolley
rides between the galleries and stores along South Main Street. Visit
District 5 Memphis City Council member Carol Chumney hosts Coffee with Carol Chumney
at 6:30 p.m. at Macon Elementary School, 968 Mendenhall Road. Call 576-6786.
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors hosts a
Womens Council of Realtors art auction at 7 p.m. at the MAAR offices, 6393
Poplar Ave. Tickets are $5 in advance; $7 at the door. Call
(800) 698-0422, Ext. 6855, or 216-5750.