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VOL. 123 | NO. 18 | Monday, January 28, 2008

Events

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Rhodes College will present Dr. Nel Noddings, who will speak on "The Problems of School Reform," based on her book "When School Reform Goes Wrong," today at 7 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom of the Bryan Campus Life Center. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Patrick Shade at 843-3935.


Adams and Reese LLP and the Association of Corporate Counsel will host a three-hour ethics seminar Tuesday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis hotel, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. The seminar, titled "Ethics for Corporate Counsel: The Evolving Liability Environment," will feature a panel of experts on the subject.


The Junior League of Memphis will hold a seminar Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. featuring the motivational speaker and best-selling author Shar McBee. She will address the "To Lead is To Serve" Leadership Program at the Junior League Community Resource Center, 3475 Central Ave.


The Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday at noon in Ballroom B of the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. A lunch buffet costs $18. Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton will give his annual State of the City Address. Reservations should be made to Taylor Hughes at 526-1318 or taylor@memphisrotary.org.


A Shelby County Charter Amendments public hearing will be held Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Sea Isle Elementary School, 5250 Sea Isle Road. For more information, call Steve Summerall at 545-4301.


The Memphis Regional Chamber will present its Breakfast Forum '08 Wednesday from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Hilton Memphis hotel, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Tom Schmitt, the 2008 chamber chair and the president and CEO of FedEx Global Supply Chain Services, will present "Moving the Needle on Memphis!" The cost is $20 for chamber members and $30 for nonmembers. Reservations should be made by calling 543-3518 or e-mailing emilford@memphischamber.com.


The Memphis Area Association of
Realtors
will hold its 2008 Kickoff Event Wednesday at the Germantown Performing Arts Centre, 1801 Exeter Road. A continental breakfast will begin at 8:30 a.m., and the event begins at 9 a.m. with opening remarks by 2008 MAAR president John Snyder. Michael Tchong is the featured speaker. For more information, visit www.maar.org.


The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will host a workshop titled "Researching Grant Funding" Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Alliance, 606 S. Mendenhall. The cost is $65 for Alliance members, $55 for participants in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence and $99 for nonmembers. For more information or reservations, contact Nancy McGee at 684-6605.


Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. This week is Open Mic Week, when attendees should come prepared to discuss hot topics for real estate and business. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Jo Garner at 482-0354.


SunTrust Bank and the Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association (MIFA) Thursday will host an asset protection seminar that will focus on planned giving and is aimed toward attorneys and financial planners. It will be at 3:30 p.m. at The Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave. To R.S.V.P., contact Josalyn Tresvant at 766-5915 or josalyn.tresvant@suntrust.com.


A Shelby County Charter Amendments public hearing will be held Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Arlington High School, 5475 Airline Road. For more information, call Steve Summerall at 545-4301.

RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 124 481 17,865
MORTGAGES 127 530 20,565
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 4 48 2,693
BUILDING PERMITS 195 891 36,836
BANKRUPTCIES 52 262 11,426
BUSINESS LICENSES 24 139 5,848
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 26 116 6,830
MARRIAGE LICENSES 26 133 4,049