March 15, 2002
Volume XXXV, No. 11


In Memoriam

Of Note


Of Note

Outback Luncheon set for March 19

There's no such thing as a free lunch, but you can get a really good deal. The Outback Steak house will serve chicken and steak dinners from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 19 in the courtyard.

Dinner includes a 12-ounce sirloin steak or grilled chicken, one side item, Caesar salad, bread, a beverage and a cheesecake dessert.

Tickets are $10 and can be purchased from any March of Dimes representative on campus. All proceeds go to the March of Dimes HealthWalk 2002.

The March of Dimes supports programs and research to reduce birth defects, infant mortality and low birth weight babies.

For more information, call Anna Uriegas at ext. 7-3769 or send an e-mail to

'Win a Jaguar to Save a Jaguar'

Support the Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation Inc. (WRR) by participating in the "Win a Jaguar to Save a Jaguar" event and raffle. Dr. Ron Grimwood, professor in the department of medicine and chair of this year's event, said only 350 tickets, raffling off a 2002 X-Type Jaguar automobile, will be sold. Tickets are $250 and include a chance at winning the Jaguar and admission for two to the WRR's 12th annual benefit from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, at the San Antonio Botanical Gardens, 555 Funston.

WRR is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and release of orphaned, injured and displaced wildlife. To purchase tickets, call (210) 698-1709 or (830) 336-2725 or visit

Surplus property auction scheduled for April 6

The Health Science Center's public auction of surplus/obsolete property begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 6, in the general services warehouse. Auction items traditionally include medical equipment, shelving, desks, typewriters and calculators. Items may be viewed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 5, and from 8 to 9 a.m. April 6. For more information, call ext. 7-6021.

Auction items will be available for transfer at no charge to UTHSC departments through Friday, March 29.

UTHSC Spurs Night is April 8

The special events council invites the university community to attend UTHSC Spurs Night at the Alamodome April 8. Take a co-worker, friend or family member to see the Spurs take on the Portland Trailblazers at 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices are $21, $30 and $41 and include a Spurs "Gotta Be There" T-shirt and a coupon for a free popcorn and soft drink. For more information, send an e-mail to Rebecca Bloodworth at

Volunteers needed for Fiesta de Tejas

Volunteers are still needed for the 18th annual Fiesta de Tejas event to be held from 3 p.m. to midnight Friday, April 19, on the campus grounds.

Volunteers receive one free admission ticket for working one shift. All volunteers are entered into a raffle for fun prizes.

For more information or to volunteer, call Sandra Westerman at ext. 7-4206 or send an e-mail to