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VOL. 123 | NO. 170 | Friday, August 29, 2008

Events

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The Memphis Farmers Market will celebrate Labor Day Weekend at its weekly market Saturday from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Central Station Pavilion at the corner of South Front Street and G.E. Patterson Avenue. For more information, visit www.memphisfarmersmarket.com.

The Memphis Music and Heritage Festival will be held Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on North Main Street between Peabody Place and Gayoso Avenue. The festival is free. For more information, call the Center for Southern Folklore at 525-3655 or visit www.memphismusicandheritagefestival.com.

The Sixth Annual Chick-fil-A 5K Run/Walk will be held Monday at 9 a.m. at AutoZone Park. It will benefit the Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South. For more information, visit www.chickfila5k.com.

The Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday at noon at the Memphis Marriott Downtown, 250 N. Main St. George Alvord, chairman and CEO of Lenny’s Franchisor LLC, will speak. Cost is $18 per person. Advance registration is required. Contact Taylor Hughes at taylor@memphisrotary.org.

The University of Memphis’ Marcus W. Orr Center for Humanities and the Department of Biology will present Molly Caldwell Crosby Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the Fogelman Executive Center, 330 Innovation Drive. Crosby will present a lecture titled “The American Plague: Yellow Fever’s Impact on Memphis, History, and its Implications for the Future.” The event is free and open to the public.

Talk Shoppe will present “How Using the Seven Persuasions to Increase Your Sales” Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call Jo Garner at 759-7808.

The Center City Commission Design Review Board will meet Wednesday at 5 p.m. in the Center City Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St.

The Mid-South Area Business Travel Association will hold a luncheon Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse, 6245 Poplar Ave. My Harrison, special agent in charge of the Memphis office of the FBI, will discuss safety and security. Cost is $25 for members and $40 for guests. For more information, visit www.msabta.com.

The UrbanArt Commission will select up to four artists to exhibit artwork including paintings, photographs, drawings, prints or 3-D works to be displayed in FedExForum. Deadline is Sept. 8 and winners will be notified mid-September. For project guidelines, visit www.urbanartcommission.org. For more information, contact Elizabeth Alley at 454-0472 or ealley@urbanartcommission.org.

RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 0 357 17,741
MORTGAGES 0 403 20,438
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 44 2,689
BUILDING PERMITS 0 696 36,641
BANKRUPTCIES 0 210 11,374
BUSINESS LICENSES 0 115 5,824
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 0 90 6,804
MARRIAGE LICENSES 0 107 4,023