Monday, January 6, 2003, Vol. 117, No. 4

Calendar 01-06-03

Calendar of events Jan. 6-Jan. 12

Jan. 8

The Memphis Jewish Community Center presents artwork by Memphians Ken Boettcher and Bill Bailey through Jan. 26 in the Shainberg Gallery, 6560 Poplar Ave. The gallery is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. A one-day Microsoft Excel workshop is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Select, 160 Union Ave. The seminar is designed for people who know Excel fundamentals and are ready to become advanced users. The cost is $139 per person. Visit www.natsem.com for information. Jan. 9

The Association of Fundraising Professionals monthly luncheon meeting begins at noon in the Montesi Room of Buckman Hall at Christian Brothers University. Kristin Croone, Community Foundation of Greater Memphis director of planning and giving, will discuss how to meet donor demands. Call Larry Brooks, 458-8232, to make reservations. The cost is $15 for AFP members and $25 for non-members. Womens Council of Realtors 2003 kick-off meeting and luncheon is 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Youth Villages School, Boys Town of Memphis-Youth Villages, 7410 Memphis-Arlington Road. The cost is $15. Call 818-2444 for reservations. The Memphis Area Association of Realtors inaugural reception is 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Gibson Beale Street Showcase, 145 Lt. George W. Lee Ave. MAARs 2003 president and board of directors will be installed.

  Edward Jones representative Steve Hefner hosts a satellite broadcast of Pension and IRA Update at his 1862 Poplar Crest Cove office at 1 p.m. The broadcast is designed for area certified public accountants and attorneys. For information, call 762-0062. Jan. 11

The Dutch Treat Luncheon begins at 12:30 p.m. at Willinghams BBQ Restaurant, 2750 S. Perkins Road. Guests include candidates for the Shelby County Republican Party chairmans post. The luncheon is scheduled for the second Saturday each month. The Memphis Symphony Orchestra will perform its fourth Lincoln Masterworks Series Jan. 11-12 as pianist Horacio Gutierrez joins the symphony for two concerts. The Jan. 11 concert begins at 8 p.m. in Eudora Auditorium, 4684 Poplar Ave. The Jan. 12 performance begins at 2:30 p.m. at the Germantown Performing Arts Centre, 1801 Exeter Road. The fourth Lincoln Masterworks concert highlights Tchaikovsky's Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor for Piano and Orchestra. Tickets are $25 to $40 and can be purchased at the MSO box office, 3100 Walnut Grove Road. Upcoming events:

Jan. 13

The International Association for Administrative Professionals Memphis chapter has its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-East, 5795 Poplar Ave. For information about the program, call Charlotte Doyle, 213-1998, or e-mail charlotte.doyle@state.tn.us. To make reservations, call Kay Cullen, 473-6315, Ext. 100, or e-mail kcullen@penninvestors.com. Jan. 14

The Memphis Chapter of Women in Communications hosts Memphis writer Debra Dixon, BelleBooks president and chief executive officer, at 11:45 a.m. at Anderton's restaurant, 1901 Madison Ave. Cost is $13 for members, $16 for non-members and $10 for students. Reservations are required. Call 373-1723 or e-mail lddaley@netten.net for information. The UrbanArt Commission hosts Workshop on Proposals Part I Responding to RFPs and Applying to Public Art Projects at Universal Art Gallery, 111 G.E. Patterson Ave. Arnold Thompson and Carol DeForest, both of whom have been selected by project review committees for UAC projects, will lead the workshop. Jan. 15

The Grant Center hosts a foundation forum featuring Anna Kay Frueauff-Grace from the Charles A. Frueauff Foundation in Little Rock, Ark. Frueauff-Grace will describe the foundations application process and introduce participants to the foundations current programs and funding opportunities. The workshop is 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Cost is $60 for Grant Center members and $75 for non-members. To register, visit www.grantcenter.org. The Memphis Area Association of Realtors luncheon will take place at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The speaker for the luncheon is Pat Halloran, Orpheum Theatre president. To register, call 818-2444 at least 48 hours in advance. No-shows and walk-ups will be charged $15.