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VOL. 119 | NO. 20 | Monday, January 31, 2005

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AC Wharton Hosts a Town Hall Meeting

Wharton Hosts Bartlett Town Hall Meeting

Jan. 31

The Mid-South Chapter of the American Red Cross hosts a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Northwest Mississippi Community College, 5197 W.E. Ross Parkway in Southaven. For more information on current blood drives, call 726-1690.


Feb. 1

The Memphis City Council meets at 3:30 p.m. at City Hall, 125 N. Main St., first floor. Call 576-6786.


Shelby County Mayor AC Wharton hosts a town hall meeting at 6 p.m. at Bartlett City Hall, 6400 Stage Road. The topic of the meeting is community safety and homeland security. The new Shelby County Administrator of Homeland Security, James Bolden, along with other officials, will join the Mayor in addressing concerns and questions residents have about crime and safety in their communities. Call 545-4560 or 545-4390 for more information.


Feb. 2

The Center City Commission Design Review Board meets at 5 p.m. in the CCC conference room, 114 N. Main St. For more information, call 575-0540.


Feb. 3

The Association of Fundraising Professionals meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the East Lounge of the Thomas Center at Christian Brothers University, 650 E. Parkway South. Dawn Chandler Bulone, director of Prospect Research and Management and acting director of Advancement Services at the University of Memphis, is the guest speaker. Cost is $15 for members; $25 for non-members. Call 255-1705 or visit www.afpmemphis.org/calendar.htm for details.


The Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce hosts Business After Hours from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Saturn of Memphis, 2420 Covington Pike Road. Call 372-9457.


The Sierra Club meets from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Otherlands, 641 S. Cooper Ave. Call Jill Johnston at 278-2713.


Feb. 4

The Memphis Bar Association presents Update from the Chapter 13 Trustees Office from noon to 1 p.m. at 200 Jefferson Ave., sixth floor. George Stevenson of Stevenson & Emerson Law Office is the guest speaker. For details, call 527-3573.


Feb. 5

AIA Memphis, a chapter of the American Institute of Architects, hosts the 2005 Celebration of Architecture at 6 p.m. in the Memphis Cook Convention Center Ballroom, 255 N. Main St. Reed Kroloff, dean of the School of Architecture at Tulane University, is the guest speaker. The 2005 Design Awards will be presented by Vernon Mays, editor of Inform Magazine. Deadline for reservations is Jan. 28. Tickets are $75 for firm employees; $50 for interns/students; and $90 for all others. Call 525-3818 for information or reservations.


The Memphis Symphony Orchestra and soprano Christine Brewer perform for the First Tennessee Masterworks Series concert Symphonic Romance at 8 p.m. at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 255 N. Main St. Ticket are $10-$80. Call the MSO box office at 324-3627.


Feb. 6

Baptist Memorial Health Care and Goldsmiths-Macys present the fourth Womens Heart Sunday event from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at all four Memphis-area Goldsmiths-Macys stores, located in Wolfchase Galleria, Oak Court Mall, Hickory Ridge Mall and Southland Mall. Baptist professionals will provide free screenings, including testing of cholesterol, body mass index and blood pressure. For details, call (800)-4-BAPTIST or visit www.baptistonline.org.


Upcoming Events

Feb. 12

St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital presents the 30th annual Marguerite Piazza St. Jude Gala at 6 p.m. at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Entertainment includes The Bob Westbrook Orchestra and The Temptations Review. Cost is $200 per person or $2,000 for a table of 10. For more information, call 373-5051 or visit ww.stjude.org/margueritepiazzagala.


PROPERTY SALES 56 289 2,908
MORTGAGES 55 226 2,009
BUILDING PERMITS 108 1,002 6,703
BANKRUPTCIES 42 248 1,225