VOL. 119 | NO. 169 | Monday, September 19, 2005
This Week In Memphis
Charleston Mayor to Speak at Architecture Month Event
The City of Memphis Department of Public Works presents a discussion on the importance of keeping our water clean from 7 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. at the Memphis Police Department Downtown Precinct, 545 S. Main St. Contact Sharon Gordon at 299-4265.
The Memphis Bar Association presents a "Collaborative Law Seminar" from 8:30 a.m. to noon in the auditorium at the SunTrust Bank Building, One Commerce Square. Call 527-3573 or visit www.memphisbar.org to register.
The Center City Revenue Finance Corp. meets at 9 a.m. in the Center City Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Call 575-0540.
The Memphis City Council meets at 3:30 p.m. at City Hall, 125 N. Main St., first floor. Call 576-6786.
The Memphis chapter of the American Institute of Architects, Memphis Heritage Inc. and Friends for Our Riverfront present Joseph P. Riley Jr., mayor of Charleston, S.C., in "Designing a Great 21st Century City" at noon at Bridges Inc., 477 N. Fifth St. The event is part of Architecture Month 2005. Call 529-9828.
eWomenNetwork.com presents an accelerated networking luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave., ninth floor. Terri Murphy, chief information officer of U.S. Learning, presents "Women in Business: The Savvy Woman's Guide to E-Commerce." Cost is $55. Call 690-2738 to register.
The Governor's Citizen Advisory Group on Ethics meets at 1:30 p.m. at the University of Memphis Fogelman Executive Center, 330 Innovation Drive. For more information, call (615) 532-8961.
Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects and Memphis Heritage Inc. celebrate their 30 year anniversaries from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Askew Nixon Ferguson's offices at 1500 Union Ave. Keith Kays, Memphis architect and architectural historian, presents a lecture on the history of Memphis architecture. Call 278-6868 for details.
The Grant Center presents "Eight Steps to Organizational Effectiveness" from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Community Foundation of Memphis, 1900 Union Ave. Visit www.grantcenter.org to register.
The Memphis chapter of the American Institute of Architects hosts a golf tournament at 12:30 p.m. at North Creek Golf Course in Southaven. Contact Jason Weeks at email@example.com to register.
The Memphis Area Home Builders Association and the Memphis Area Association of Realtors present a special event to benefit the Fire Museum of Memphis from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at MAHBA, 776 N. Germantown Parkway. Cost is $20. For more information, call 320-5652.
Evergreen Presbyterian Church presents "Clanjamfry: A Scottish Festival" through Sept. 25 at the church, 613 University St. For more information on the festival, call 274-3740 or visit www.clanjamfrymemphis.org.
The 149th Mid-South Fair opens and runs through Oct. 2 at the Mid-South Fairgrounds, 940 Early Maxwell Blvd. Admission is $5, or free for children ages 5 and under. On Senior American Day, Sept. 28, people 55 and over get in free. For more information, visit www.midsouthfair.org.
Memphis City Council member Carol Chumney hosts Coffee with Carol Chumney at 9:30 a.m. at Davis-Kidd Booksellers, 387 Perkins Extended. For more information, call 576-6795.
The Memphis chapter of the American Institute of Architects and Memphis Heritage Inc. host "Architecture Tour: Adaptive Reuse" from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Tennessee Club Building and the Cotton Warehouse are among the buildings on the tour. Cost is $10. For more information, call 529-9828.