Monday, October 25, 2004, Vol. 118, No. 193

Rhodes College Hosts Election Lecture

Rhodes Hosts Leading Scholar in Electoral Politics

Oct. 25

Rhodes College hosts Dr. Gary Jacobson, a leading scholar in elections and electoral politics, at 7:30 p.m. in the Bryan Campus Life Center ballroom, 2000 North Parkway. Jacobson presents Polarization and Prospects in the 2004 Elections. Call 843-3818. Oct. 26

The Society for Information Management presents Storm at Sea: The Offshoring Debate from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Memphis Hilton, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Speakers include Dr. Martin Kenney of the Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy; Karen Etzkom of Williams-Sonoma and Dan Phillips of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Cost is $110 for members; $165 for non-members. Call 878-0800. Harwood Center presents a food and beer tasting from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Fresh Market, 835 S. White Station Road. The Harwood Center is a nonprofit provider of services to children with developmental disabilities. Cost is $20. Call 448-6580. Oct. 27

Calvary Episcopal Church presents Teresa Pate with The Memphis Jazz Orchestra at 12:05 p.m. at the church, 102 N. Second St. The free concert is part of Calvary and the Arts 2004. A lunch of basil cream chicken and sides prepared by At Your Service Catering follows the concert for $6. Lunch tickets are available at the door. Call 525-6602, Ext. 102. Oct. 28

The Memphis Regional Chamber hosts a breakfast forum from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Memphis Hilton, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Robert Bob Mercer is the guest speaker. Discussion topic is The Davidson Hotel Company-A Partner in Memphis Tourism. Cost is $15 for members; $25 for non-members. Call 543-3571. The Center City Commission board of directors meets at noon in the CCC conference room, 114 N. Main St. Call 575-0542. The Economic Club of Memphis meets at 6 p.m. at the Memphis Hilton, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Paul Tudor Jones, chairman of The Tudor Group, is the guest speaker. Call 678-2443. The Memphis Advertising Federation presents the eighth annual Push Design Conference through Oct. 29 in the Farris Building at Southwest Tennessee Community College, 5983 Macon Cove Road. Keynote speakers include Michael Chuk Boychuk and Marc English. Call 725-MAF1 or visit www.pushconference.com. Oct. 29

The Memphis Bar Association presents Long Term Care Overview from noon to 1 p.m. in the MBA conference room at the NBC Bank Building, One Commerce Square, Suite 1050. Chris Gossett, regional director of LifeSource-A BISYS Company, is the guest speaker. Cost is $40 for members; $50 for non-members; and $25 for attendees not earning continuing legal education credit. Call 527-3573. The third annual University of Tennessee Deans Symposium runs from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at the Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. The symposium features two UT Health Science Center faculty members, Dr. Lester Van Middlesworth, who speaks on Unexpected Results: Serendipity in Thyroid Research, and Dr. James Dale, who speaks on Group A Streptococcal Vaccines: After 40 Years, How Close Are We? Call 448-8220. The South Main Arts District hosts the monthly Friday Night Art Trolley Tour from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Attendees can enjoy free trolley rides between the galleries and stores along South Main Street. Visit www.southmainmemphis.org. District 5 Memphis City Council member Carol Chumney hosts Coffee with Carol Chumney at 6:30 p.m. at Macon Elementary School, 968 Mendenhall Road. Call 576-6786. The Memphis Area Association of Realtors hosts a Womens Council of Realtors art auction at 7 p.m. at the MAAR offices, 6393 Poplar Ave. Tickets are $5 in advance; $7 at the door. Call (800) 698-0422, Ext. 6855, or 216-5750.