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VOL. 124 | NO. 173 | Thursday, September 3, 2009

Events

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The Association of Fundraising Professionals will hold its monthly luncheon today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Christian Brothers University, 650 East Parkway. To register, visit www.afpmemphis.org.

The Memphis Business Xchange will hold a networking luncheon today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bonefish Grill, 1250 N. Germantown Parkway. Cost is $30 in advance and $35 onsite. To register, visit www.networktn.com.

Mid-South Drug Testing today will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony and tour in celebration of its recent expansion from noon to 1 p.m. at 3294 Poplar Ave., Suite 250. Speakers will include Larry Godwin, director of the Memphis Police Department, and owner Kelly L. Dobbins.

Germantown Community Library will host a workshop today at 6:30 p.m. at 1925 Exeter Road. The workshop will cover composition for landscape, architecture and fashion and portrait photography. Participants can bring examples of their own work and receive suggestions for improving their techniques.

MPACT Memphis will hold a “Lunch Bunch” Friday at noon at MPACT’s office, 506 S. Main St. To R.S.V.P., contact Joy Turner at jturner@mpactmemphis.org or 528-8340.

The Memphis Botanic Garden will host a performance by The Moody Blues Friday at 8:30 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. For tickets, call Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

The National Association of Women Business Owners will hold a wine and cheese mixer Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. and a panel discussion at 7 p.m. at Napa Café, 5101 Sanderlin Ave., Suite 122. Reservations are due Friday. For reservations, e-mail nawbotreas@yahoo.com.

The Small Business Chamber will hold a golf tournament Sept. 10 at 1 p.m. at Memphis National Golf Club, 10135 National Club Drive in Collierville. Cost is $125 per person and $500 per team. Deadline for reservations is Friday. To register, call 351-5895.

The 2009 Memphis Music and Heritage Festival will be Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. each day on Main Street from Peabody Place to Gayoso Avenue. There will be five indoor and outdoor stages featuring blues, jazz, gospel, rockabilly and soul as well as a cooking stage, arts and crafts and more. For more information or tickets, call the Center for Southern Folklore at 525-3655.

Debra Byrd, vocal coach for “American Idol,” will teach a master vocal class to aspiring singers Saturday from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Delta Fair and Music Festival at Agricenter International, 7777 Walnut Grove Road. Cost is $35 per person.

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PROPERTY SALES 128 183 20,949
MORTGAGES 130 174 24,535
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 4 27 8,637
BUILDING PERMITS 163 359 42,696
BANKRUPTCIES 61 116 14,018
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