Monday, July 17, 2000, Vol. 114, No. 138

Calendar of events: June 5 11 Calendar of events: July 17-July 23 July 18 First Tennessee will offer "Living Trusts Part 2," from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the First Tennessee Oak Court auditorium, 4385 Poplar Ave. Topics covered include how living trusts work, what the duties of executors and trustees are, and who needs a trust. The seminar is open to all, but those interested should call 681-2359 to reserve a space. The National Association of Women in Construction will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Andertons restaurant, 1901 Madison Ave. For reservations or information, call Beverly Wade at 683-8310. July 20 Business Network International, The Business Referral Organization, meets from 7:15 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at Perkins restaurant, 1340 S. Germantown Road. The groups purpose is to increase business through a structured system of giving referrals. For more information, call Mark Cardona at 867-8976. July 22 WEVL FM 90s 12th annual "Blues on the Bluff," featuring Sid Selvidge, The Mason Ruffner Band and the Daddy Mack Blues Band, convenes on the grounds of the National Ornamental Metal Museum, 374 Metal Museum Drive, on South Bluffs. Gates opens at 6 p.m. for the fund-raiser. Guests may bring blankets and chairs, but pets and coolers should be left at home. Bayou Bar and Grill will sell catfish sandwiches, red beans and rice, gumbo and more, with a portion of proceeds going to WEVL volunteer radio. Tickets are $7 for adults and half price for children under 12 years old. The Committee of Blind Vendors will meet at the Marriott, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd., from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., to review administrative decisions affecting the overall operation of the vending program facility. Upcoming events: July 26-29 Baptist Minor Medical Center, Olive Branch, Miss., will host the Congregational Nursing Symposium for experienced practitioners. This course is open to registered nurses with a bachelor of science in nursing degree or masters degree who wish to provide non-invasive care to those in their spiritual community. For information, call 227-4580. July 26-27 The University of Tennessee Agricultural Extension Service, 5565 Shelby Oaks Drive has scheduled two workshops this month. At noon July 26, "Jams, Jellies and Preserves," is offered. At noon July 27, "Pickles" will take center stage. Seating is limited and pre-registration is requested. Call extension agent Donna Downen at 544-0243 for more information or to register. Both events are sponsored by the Raleigh 4-H Club. July 27-29 The Cossitt Branch Library, 33 S. Front St., will host the Friends of the Library book sale from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the second floor. The sale offers books, videos and music. Proceeds from the sale go toward the Friends of the Librarys $1 million commitment to the new Central Library Project, also known as Project: InfoHUB. July 28 The Juvenile Diabetes Foundations second annual wine tasting, "Discover a Taste of the Pacific Rim," begins at 7 p.m. in the lobby of Pembroke Square in Peabody Place. In addition to fine wines, JDF will have hors doeuvres, live jazz and a wine auction beginning at 9 p.m. Advance tickets are $35, and $40 at the door. For more information, call Cheryl Withers, JDF executive director, at 861-6550. Aug. 19 The Memphis Technical High School classes of 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971 and 1972 have set their 30th class reunion at the Adams Mark Hotel. For information, contact Rob Jolly at 737-9377 or e-mail him at August 21 CompuMaster hosts the Memphis conference on Web site development and design at the Radisson, 2411 Winchester Road. The daylong conference is $199 per person or $189 each for groups of four or more. Topics for the conference include launching a Web site, mastering cutting-edge technology and designing a Web site. To enroll, call (800) 867-4340. The conference is approved for continuing education and training credits.