VOL. 119 | NO. 75 | Monday, May 2, 2005
MAAR Commercial Council Hosts Educational Session
The Memphis City Council meets at 3:30 p.m. at City
Hall, 125 N. Main St., first floor. Call 576-6786.
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial
Council presents Avoiding Landmines in Build-to-Suit Lease Transactions
from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the MAAR offices, 6393 Poplar Ave. Cost is free
for members; $20 for non-members. Call 685-2100 to register.
The Center City Commission Design Review Board meets
at 5 p.m. in the CCC conference room, 114 N. Main St. Call 575-0540.
The Memphis Regional Chamber and Humana
sponsor a board mixer from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Crescent Club, 6075
Poplar Ave. For more information, contact Sally Minor Cook at 543-3546 or
The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art and Memphis
in May host an evening of Irish music, dance, food and fun from 6 p.m. to 9
p.m. at the museum, 1934 Poplar Ave. Admission is free for members; $5 for
non-members. Call 544-6200.
The Association of Fundraising Professionals meets
from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Montesi Room at
Christian Brothers University, 650 East Parkway S. Dr. Hilliard L. Lackey,
director of alumni affairs at Jackson State University, is the guest speaker.
Cost is $15 for members; $25 for non-members. Call 255-1705 or visit
www.afpmemphis.org/calendar.htm for reservations.
The Metropolitan Planning Organizations Engineering
Technical Committee meets from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Regional Services
office, 1075 Mullins Station Road. Call 576-6601.
The Mid-South Area Pulmonary Hypertension Support Group
meets at 6 p.m. at Ryans Steak House in Bartlett, 6105 Stage Road. Contact
Barbara Thompson at 266-0507 for more information.
Memphis Theological Seminary hosts Ghana theologian
Mercy Oduyoye at 7 p.m. at Idlewild
Presbyterian Church, 1750 Union Ave. Oduyoye presents
a lecture that examines womens roles in Africa and how African women have
helped one another find their voice in an oppressive culture. Call 458-8232.
The Grant Center presents Grant Writing 101 from
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday at the Assisi Foundation of Memphis, 515 Erin
Drive. Cost is $75 for members; $99 for non-members. Call 684-6605.
The 47th annual Our Big Fat Greek Festival runs from
11 a.m. to 8 p.m. through May 7 at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 573 N.
Highland St. Tickets are $10 in advance and $14 the day of the event. Call
327-8177 or visit www.its-greek-to-me.org.
The Association for Women Attorneys presents
Practice and Procedure in Civil Court from noon to 2 p.m. in the Supreme
Court Room on the third floor of the Shelby County Courthouse, 140 Adams Ave.
Lunch is provided for attendees who pay in advance. Cost is $60. For more
information, contact Susan Wilson at 545-4022.
The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art present
its Grand Auction 2005 at 5:30 p.m. at the museum, 1934 Poplar Ave. The auction
wraps up the museums Art of Good Taste series of events. Cost is $125. Call
544-6209 for reservations.
The Memphis Symphony Orchestra and Celtic ensemble Cherish
the Ladies present a concert at 8 p.m. at the Cannon Center for the
Performing Arts, 225 N. Main St. Tickets run from $10 to $80 and can be
purchased by calling the MSO box office at 324-3627 or visiting the office at
3100 Walnut Grove Road, Suite 501.
The South Main Association presents Celebrate
Mothers Day at Sunday in South Main beginning at 11 a.m. Many South Main
galleries and shops will feature special promotions and sidewalk sales. For
more information, visit www.southmainmemphis.org.