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VOL. 123 | NO. 150 | Friday, August 1, 2008

Events

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The Scarlet Lawrence Akins Foundation will produce the Second Annual Run from the Sun 5K today at 7 p.m. along Ridge Lake Boulevard. The run benefits melanoma research and education. For more information, call Cheryl Moore at 361-8163.

The C.H. Nash Museum at Chucalissa will display an exhibit of photographs by students participating in the Leaders Implementing Foresight Everyday program today through Sept. 3 at Chucalissa, 1785 Indian Village Drive. The opening reception will be held today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Fourteen photographs taken in neighborhood settings with captions asking provocative questions will be on display. For more information, call Robert Connolly at 785-3160.

The Tennessee Center for Labor-Management Relations will hold a summer conference Aug.13-15 at the Sheraton Music City Hotel, 777 McGavock Pike in Nashville. Cost is $225 if reservations are made by today. To register or to view a complete agenda, visit www.tnlabormgmt.org or call 615-895-4166.

Memphis Animal Services will host an adoption event Saturday at Petco, 3488 Poplar Ave. All animals come spayed/neutered, vaccinated and microchipped and the adoption fee is $75 for dogs and $70 for cats. For more information, call 362-5310.

The Memphis Humane Society will hold the Paw Prints Auction Gala Saturday from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Temple Israel, 1376 Massey Road. Paw Prints will feature live and silent auctions, live entertainment and a catered dinner. Tickets are $125 per person or $1,000 for a table of 10. For more information, call Holden Potter at 937-3902 or visit www.memphishumane.org.

The Center for Southern Folklore will hold volunteer orientation for the Memphis Music and Heritage Festival Monday at 6 p.m. at Folklore Hall, 119 S. Main St. Volunteers are required to attend at least one meeting. For more information, call 525-3655.

The National Black MBA Association will present “The Art of Job Hunting” Thursday from 5:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Reservations must be made by Monday. The event is free to members. Those attending should R.S.V.P. to memphis_nbmbaa@yahoo.com.

The Memphis Regional Chamber will hold its Metro Business Council Breakfast Tuesday from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. on the ninth floor of the Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave. The topic is “Leveraging Your Business with Technology.” Cost is $20 for members and $30 for prospective members. For reservations, contact Ericka Milford at 543-3518 or emilford@memphischamber.com.

RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 98 172 17,556
MORTGAGES 101 194 20,229
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 2 11 2,656
BUILDING PERMITS 223 349 36,295
BANKRUPTCIES 52 115 11,279
BUSINESS LICENSES 26 58 5,767
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 27 27 6,741
MARRIAGE LICENSES 17 68 3,984