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VOL. 123 | NO. 128 | Tuesday, July 1, 2008


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The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon in Ballroom B of the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Political analyst Charlie Cook will speak. Lunch is $18 per person and reservations are required. For reservations, e-mail Taylor Hughes at taylor@memphisrotary.org.

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. The topic is “Top to Bottom: How to Do Real Estate Evictions” with Craig Beard, an attorney with Gotten, Wilson, Savory & Beard PLLC. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Jo Garner at 759-7808.

The Shelby County Administration Homeland Security Ad Hoc Committee will meet Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the fourth-floor conference room of the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. For more information, call Chief Administrator Steve Summerall at 545-4301.

The Health, Educational and Housing Facility Board will meet Wednesday at noon in the conference room at 65 Union Ave., Suite 1120. For more information, call John L. Baker at 527-6400.

The Center City Commission’s Design Review Board will meet Wednesday at 5 p.m. in the CCC conference room at 114 N. Main St. For more information, contact Dawn Vinson at 575-0555 or vinson@downtownmemphis.com.

The Children’s Museum of Memphis will host “CMOM Family Nights” beginning Thursday and running every Thursday night in July at CMOM, 2525 Central Ave. Concessions will be available and a family movie will be shown in the Malco 4 Kids at 6:15 p.m. The museum will remain open until 8 p.m. and parents are encouraged to bring their children after work.

The Rotary Club of Memphis East will host the fifth annual Bobby Dunavant Public Servant Awards luncheon July 9 at 11:45 a.m. in the Grand Ballroom of The Peabody hotel, 149 Union Ave. Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour will be the keynote speaker. The awards recognize distinguished work by public servants of the citizens of Memphis and Shelby County. Tickets to the luncheon are $35 per person or $300 for a 10-person table. Reservations must be made by today. For reservations, call 737-8411 or e-mail lmhughes@bellsouth.net.

Fayette County Animal Rescue has been ordered to shut down by the Fayette County government. As a result, FCAR will host an adoption event Saturday at PetSmart at Wolfchase Galleria. All animals come spayed/neutered, vaccinated and microchipped, and the adoption fee is $95. For more information, call FCAR at 854-2565, e-mail fayettefcar@hotmail.com or visit www.fayettefcar.com.

The Center for Southern Folklore will host a performance by blues musicians Blind Mississippi Morris and Brad Webb Saturday at 9 p.m. at the Center for Southern Folklore Store, 123 S. Main St. Admission is $5.

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