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VOL. 123 | NO. 153 | Wednesday, August 06, 2008

Events

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Talk Shoppe will present “How to Best Prepare Your Home for Sale to Ensure a Successful & Profitable Outcome” today from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call Jo Garner at 759-7808.

Shelby County Board of Commissioners committee meetings will be held today beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the fourth floor committee room at 160 N. Main St. The Budget and Finance Committee will meet at 8:30 a.m., the Ad Hoc Committee on Commissioners Permanent Rules of Order will meet at 9:15 a.m. and the Purchasing Policy Manual Subcommittee of the Budget Committee will meet at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 545-4301.

The city’s Health, Education and Housing Facility Board will meet today at noon in its conference room at 65 Union Ave., Suite 1120. Discussion topics will include bond inducement resolutions, payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreements and extensions and other business. For more information, call executive director John L. Baker at 527-6400.

The Center City Commission Design Review Board will meet today at 5 p.m. in the Center City Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. For more information, call Dawn Vinson at 575-0555.

Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division will host a “Partnerships for Strong Neighborhoods” conference Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the MLGW Training Center, 4949 Raleigh-LaGrange Road. Among the seminar topics will be how to prepare for an aging population, keeping Memphis neighborhoods clean and graffiti-free and how to finance energy-efficient home improvements. Cost is $5 and includes lunch. Attendees must register today at www.mlgw.com or by calling 528-4820.

The Mid-South Area Business Travel Association will hold a luncheon Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse, 6245 Poplar Ave. The luncheon topic will be “The Economy’s Impact on Business Travel.” Cost is $25 for members and $40 for guests. For more information, visit www.msabta.com.

The Association of Fundraising Professionals will hold a luncheon Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at Christian Brothers University, 650 East Parkway S. Dr. Larry Lloyd, Crichton College president, will speak on “The Changing Nature of Philanthropy.” Cost is $15 for members and $25 for nonmembers. To attend, call 255-1705 or visit www.afpmemphis.org.

The MLGW Board of Commissioners will meet Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the MLGW Administration Building, 220 S. Main St.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 97 140 16,020
MORTGAGES 95 145 18,537
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 0 0
BUILDING PERMITS 323 323 32,794
BANKRUPTCIES 65 121 10,621
BUSINESS LICENSES 29 58 5,144
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 38 90 11,307
MARRIAGE LICENSES 23 60 3,833

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