U of M Law School Hosts Annual Alumni Dinner

Monday, August 15, 2005, Vol. 119, No. 145

Aug. 15

The Alzheimer's Association presents "Introduction to Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease: Beginning to Cope" from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the association's offices at 326 Ellsworth Road. Call 565-0011 for more information.

Aug. 16

The Memphis City Council meets at 3:30 p.m. at City Hall, 125 N. Main St., first floor. Call 576-6786.

The Metropolitan Planning Organization's Citizen Advisory Committee meets from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Regional Services office, 1075 Mullins Station Road. Call 576-6601.

Aug. 17

The Shelby County Conservation Board meets at 8 a.m. in the Shelby Farms Visitors Center conference room, 500 N. Pine Lake Drive. Call 454-5265.

The Kiwanis Club of Memphis meets at noon in the Skyway at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Dr. William F. Owen, chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and vice president for health affairs at UT, is the guest speaker. For reservations, contact Harold D. Dickson at 227-4125.

The Memphis Bar Association presents "Bankruptcy: The New Frontier" from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Salsa Restaurant, 6150 Poplar Ave. Lunch is Dutch treat. Call 527-3573 or visit www.memphisbar.org.

Aug. 18

The Service Corps of Retired Executives presents "How to Successfully Operate a Small Business" from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Cost is $75. Call 544-3588 or visit www.scorememphis.org.

Wurzburg Inc. presents the Mid-South Packaging Expo from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Agricenter International, 7777 Walnut Grove Road. A second showing runs from 8:30 a.m. to noon Friday. Cost is free. Call 525-1441.

The Downtown Neighborhood Association meets at 6:30 p.m. at First Alliance Bank, 464 N. Front St. Gary Patterson, educator and outreach director for the Center for Earthquake Research and Information, is the guest speaker. Call 527-DNA1.

Aug. 19

The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law presents its annual alumni dinner at 6 p.m. at the Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management, 3700 Central Ave. The theme for the evening is "Striving for Excellence of Law." U.S. Rep. Harold Ford Jr. is the guest speaker. Cost is $65 per person; $500 for a table of eight. Call 678-3119 for reservations.

Jay Etkin Gallery hosts a gala arts reception for the Fine Arts Quilt 2005 exhibition from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the gallery, 409 S. Main St. The exhibition will be on display through Sept. 10. Call 489-9193 or visit www.fineartquilts.org.

Aug. 20

Baptist Memorial Health Care presents "The Art of Caring" benefit from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Perry Nicole Fine Art Gallery, 3092 Poplar Ave. The event features a reception and silent art auction. Proceeds benefit Baptist Trinity Hospice and the Baptist Trinity Center for Good Grief. Tickets cost $15. Call 227-7125 or visit www.baptist
online.org for more information.

Aug. 21

The Pink Palace Family of Museums hosts a 75th anniversary celebration from noon to 5 p.m. at Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central Ave. Museum, planetarium and IMAX admission is free during the event. Call 320-6320 or visit www.memphismuseums.org for more information.

Dixon Gallery and Gardens presents "Elvis and Chagall: A Vivian R. Jacobson and Seth Weinstein Multimedia Presentation" at 2 p.m. at the museum, 4339 Park Ave. Noted lecturer Vivian R. Jacobson and New York composer Seth Weinstein present a unique program pairing the works of French painter Marc Chagall and Elvis Presley. The program is free with museum admission. Call 761-5250 or visit www.dixon.org for more information.