VOL. 123 | NO. 51 | Thursday, March 13, 2008
The 2008 Bartlett Business Expo will be held today at the Bartlett Recreation Center, 7700 Flaherty Place. The Bartlett Area Chamber, the city of Bartlett and St. Francis Hospital-Bartlett are sponsoring the event. St. Francis will be performing screenings for blood glucose levels and bone density, and the Cole Pain Therapy Group also will hold health screenings. For more information, call the chamber at 372-9457.
Unistar-Sparco Computers Inc. will host a grand opening for its IBM BladeCenter and Storage Solution Center today at 11 a.m. at the company's headquarters, 7089 Ryburn Drive in Millington. Those interested in attending should contact T.K. Baker at 872-2272, Ext. 830, to schedule an appointment.
Women on the Move will hold a luncheon today at 11:30 a.m. at The Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave., ninth floor. The topic will be how to stand out in the world of networking, with Debbie Neal of the School of Protocol. The cost is $20. For reservations, call 684-1010.
Rhodes College will host Dr. Linda Martin Alcoff, professor of philosophy and director of women's studies at Syracuse University, today at 4 p.m. in the Orgill Room of Clough Hall on the Rhodes campus. Alcoff will present "Identity, Knowledge and Rationality." This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Patrick Shade at 843-3935.
The Urban Child Institute today will host an expert forum on two noninvasive methods to visualize the brains of children with developmental disorders. The forum is from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the auditorium at 600 Jefferson Ave. Dr. Mark McManis with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Dr. Robert Ogg with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and Dr. William E. Armstrong, the director of the UT Neuroscience Institute, will be in attendance. The event is free and open to the public. To R.S.V.P., contact Brenda Williams at 526-1822, Ext. 244, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Memphis Bar Association Access to Justice Committee will hold its monthly free Saturday Legal Clinic Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2450 St. Elmo Ave. To volunteer as an attorney for the clinic or to find out more information for attendees, e-mail Linda Seely at email@example.com.
The Tennessee Department of Human Services Child Care Facilities Corp. will conduct a five-part series of training classes focusing on the ABC's of starting and operating a child care business. The second class takes place Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Norris Road Church of Christ, 1055 Norris Road. Cost is $25 per person per class, and registration can be made by calling 615-532-0936.
The Mid-South Red Cross will honor Red Cross Month on Saturday with classes to certify people in CPR and first aid training. An Adult CPR/first aid class will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Covington Library, 300 W. Church Ave. in Covington. The cost is $55. To register, call 726-1690 or visit www.midsouthredcross.org and go to the "Get Trained" section.