VOL. 119 | NO. 199 | Monday, October 31, 2005
This Week In Memphis
Biomedical Community Hosts BioImaging Symposium
Memphis Heritage Inc. presents "Great Neighborhoods Under Great Neighborhoods" at 7 p.m. at the Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Guy Weaver, principal and senior archeologist of Weaver & Associates LLC, is the guest speaker. Cost is $15. For more information, call 529-9828.
Church Health Center hosts its Faith and Health series at 7:30 p.m. at St. John's United Methodist Church, 1207 Peabody Ave. Dr. Fred Craddock, who was named one of the 12 greatest living preachers by Newsweek, is the featured preacher. For more information, call 272-7170 or visit www.churchhealthcenter.org.
The University of Memphis presents the 11th annual Worldwide Luminary Series, "Leading to Greatness: Building True Success Wherever You Live and Work," from 9:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom of The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Call (800) 289-0051 or visit www.luminaryseries.com for more information.
Calvary Episcopal Church hosts Broadway performer Debbie Kines at 12:05 p.m. at the church, 102 N. Second St. The free concert is part of Calvary & the Arts 2005. A lunch of chicken duxelle prepared by Calvary executive chef Emmett Bell follows the concert for $6. Lunch tickets are available at the door. Call 525-6602.
The Center City Commission Design Review Board meets at 5 p.m. in the CCC conference room, 114 N. Main St. Call 575-0540.
Business Network International presents a Business Builders chapter meeting from 8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. at Crescent City Beignets, 1315 Ridgeway Road. Contact Suzan B. Corder at 359-0831 for more information.
Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women presents "Dynamic Dads" from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the classrooms at the hospital, 6225 Humphreys Blvd. The new program trains "rookie" fathers to be responsible and involved in the lives of their newborns. Call 260-8520 or visit www.midsouthmarriages.com to register.
The Memphis Bioworks Foundation, University of Tennessee Health Science Center and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital present the second annual Memphis BioImaging Symposium at 6 p.m. at the University of Memphis Fogelman Executive Center, 330 Innovation Drive. Visit www.membis.org.
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC presents a comprehensive, national-level conference on "Diversity in the Workplace" from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Shelby Ballroom at Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The Hon. Naomi C. Earp, vice chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, is among the guest speakers. Contact Brenda Johnson at 577-2252 to register.
Memphis Light, Gas and Water hosts "The Business of Being a Church" from 9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. at the MLGW Training and Development Center, 4949 Raleigh-LaGrange Road. Dr. Carol R. Johnson, Memphis City Schools superintendent, is the keynote speaker. For more information, call 528-4322.
The Construction Specifications Institute and its University of Memphis student affiliate chapter present the 2005 Trades and Trends Show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the FedEx Institute of Technology, 365 Innovation Drive. For more information, call 261-4671 or visit www.csimemphis.org.
The National Kidney Foundation hosts the 11th annual Sip Around the World Wine Tasting from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Cost is $55 in advance; $65 at the door. Call 683-6185.
The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art presents "Make an Impression" from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the museum, 1934 Poplar Ave. The family event features a morning of Impressionist-inspired activities. For more information, call 544-6208.