Monday, August 5, 2002, Vol. 116, No. 150

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Aug. 6

The Memphis Area Technology Council is planning committee alignment meetings for people interested in getting involved with MATC. Meetings are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 6 at the Memphis Regional Chamber, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 13 at the MRC, and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 14 at the Crescent Center, Suite 500. For details, visit The Memphis Bar Association hosts a bring-your-own-lunch lecture from noon to 2 p.m. Speakers are Minton Mayer of Spicer Flynn & Rudstrom and Edward Bearman of Branson & Bearman. Attendees can earn two hours of general continuing legal education credit. The event is in the MBA conference room, One Commerce Square Suite 1050. The cost is $30 for MBA members, $40 for non-members and $20 for non-attorneys or no CLE credit. Pre-registration is recommended. For information, call 527-3573. Aug. 7

The Memphis Bar Association Young Lawyers Division presents an insurance update from noon to 2 p.m. at the MBA conference center, One Commerce Square, Suite 1050. Speakers are Darryl Gresham of Neely Green Fargarson Brooke & Summers and Trey Jordan of McDonald Kuhn. The course offers two hours of continuing legal education credit. Registration is $40 for MBA members, $50 for non-members or $20 for non-attorneys or those who do not need CLE credit. Aug. 8

The Memphis Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators hosts its monthly membership meeting at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Speakers Michael McManus and Mike Reilly of Executive Financial Services will discuss 401(K) changes. Aug. 10

The August Dutch Treat Luncheon features U.S. Senate candidate Bob Clement at 12:30 p.m. at Willingham's Bar-B-Que. For information, call program director Charlie Peete, 452-0345. The Union Planters IMAX feature film Space Station documents the construction and assembly of the International Space Station currently in Earths orbit. The film runs through Nov. 15 at the Pink Palace Museum. Tickets are $6.50 for adults, $6 for seniors and $5 for children ages 3-12. For tickets or reservations, call 320-6362. Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women, 6225 Humphreys Blvd., will offer a free seminar Self Defense: Changing Attitudes in Changing Times from 10 a.m. to noon
with retired Memphis police officer Lt. Jim Bullard. The presentation features a discussion, followed by a hands-on demonstration. Bullard will lead the audience through defense moves that can counter attacks, ranging from unwanted flirtations to life-threatening assaults, from assailants. This seminar is open to anyone over the age of 10. The seminar, in the hospitals educational classrooms, is part of the Dr. Sam P. Patterson Library Seminar Series, which addresses health and wellness issues from stress to reducing the risk of heart disease. Reservations are required and can be made 24 hours a day by calling (800) 4-BAPTIST or 227-8478. Aug. 11

Mississippi Museum of Art, 201 E. Pascagoula St. in Downtown Jackson, Miss., presents Passages photographs by Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher along with African objects from the collection of the Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York through Oct. 6. These images illustrate the vital role of rites of passage in Africa by marking the progression of individuals and communities through the universal cycle of life from birth to death. Also on view through Sept. 1, Alfonso Ossorio: Costume Designs from the 1930s and 1940s for Ballet and Greek Tragedies, which surveys original costume designs by artist Alfonso Ossorio. For admission information and hours, call (601) 960-1515 or visit Upcoming events:

Aug. 12

Consumer Credit Counseling Service is offering free budget and credit workshops on how to develop and maintain a personal budget and how to use credit cards wisely. Using credit and credit cards is 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 26 and Sept. 23. Build Your Own Budget is 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 12 and Sept. 19. The seminars are at the CCCS main office, 2430 Poplar Ave. Seating is limited. Call 323-4909, Ext. 1313 to reserve a seat. Aug. 13

Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women, 6225 Humphreys Blvd., will offer a free seminar Breastfeeding: Healthy Mothers and Healthy Babies from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. with Mickey Forte and Linda McGee, certified lactation consultants. In conjunction with World Breastfeeding Week, the consultants will discuss the health benefits of breastfeeding for both mother and baby. The seminar will address when to introduce solid foods and how to continue breastfeeding after returning to work or after missing a feeding time. Reservations are required and can be made 24 hours a day by calling (800) 4-BAPTIST or 227-8478. Aug. 14

The Memphis Area Association of Realtors luncheon is 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Memphis Area Home Builders Association, 776 Germantown Parkway. Guest speaker is Mike Heidingsfield, Memphis Shelby Crime Commission president and chief executive officer. Call 818-2444 at least 48 hours in advance to make reservations. No-shows and walk-ups will be charged $15. Aug. 15

The Memphis Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants technical lunch meeting begins at 11:45 a.m. at the Fogelman Center Holiday Inn. Guest speaker is Allison Tyson, Youth Villages performance improvement specialist. The cost is $20 for members and guests. RSVP by Aug. 12, to Lisa Hall at 753-7600 or online at or Aug. 18

Baron Hirsch Synagogue, 400 S. Yates Road, is hosting an event honoring Rabbi and Mrs. David Skopp at 6 p.m. For information, call 683-7485. Aug. 22

Memphis Area Association of Realtors Habitat for Humanity kickoff party begins at 5:30 p.m. in the education center, 6393 Poplar Ave. Tickets to the benefit wine tasting are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. For information or to purchase tickets to the wine tasting, contact Lee Ann Williams-Maley, 818-2423, or Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women, 6225 Humphreys Blvd., will offer a free seminar Diagnosis and Treatment for Urinary and Pelvic Disorders from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. with Dr. S. Gregory Portera, a urogynecologist with the Center for Urinary and Pelvic Disorders, and physical therapist Beth Sellhorn. This seminar will address symptoms and treatment options for urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, urinary frequency and urgency, as well as pelvic organ prolapse. The presenters will focus on the role physical therapy can play in treating these problems. Reservations are required and can be made 24 hours a day by calling (800) 4-BAPTIST or 227-8478. Aug. 23

SkillPath Seminars presents The Memphis Managers and Supervisors Conference, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Radisson International Airport, 2411Winchester Road. The seminar is designed to enhance leadership skills and give techniques for management success. Enrollment is $199 per person or $189 each for four or more. To enroll, call (800) 873-7545 or visit Aug. 27

The American Society for Training and Development is sponsoring Executives Behaving Badly from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Fee is $20. Call 371-4140, for information. ASTD representatives will discuss how to recognize and respond to negative behaviors; how to determine if the behavior can be changed; how to address such behavior positively; and what steps to take to be a behavior-change catalyst. Speaker Jan Thomas is regional leadership specialist with Lee Hecht Harrison. Aug. 29

Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell will host a labor and employment law seminar from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Radisson Summit Hill in Knoxville, Tenn. Speakers include John J. Matchulat, Kelli L. Thompson and LeAnn Mynatt. The fee for the seminar is $75 per attendee. Registration deadline is Aug. 22. To register, call Suzanne Bauknight at (865) 971-5166 or e-mail her at Sept. 17

The Memphis conference on Web Site Development and Design site is the Holiday Inn Select, 2240 Democrat Road. The daylong conference includes Web site planning, technology overview and design principles. Enrollment fee is $199 per person. Call (800) 867-4340 or visit