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Fourth Judicial Circuit Court Judge Waddell Wallace is scheduled to interview with Gov. Charlie Crist today for consideration for a seat on Florida’s Supreme Court. The governor’s selection will take the seat of Justice Ken Bell whose resignation will go into effect Oct. 1. First District Court of Appeal Judges Ricky Polston and Peter Webster are also being considered for the seat.

• The 3rd Quarterly Cornerstone luncheon of the year is today at the Hyatt and Mayor John Peyton is one of the honorees. He’s getting the International Business Development Leader of the Year Award.

• It’ll be a major gathering of former and current Olympians Thursday at The Bolles School when the school honors four swimmers who competed in Beijing this year as well as many of those who swam or coached in the past. According to Jan Olson of Bolles, longtime swim coach Greg Troy — now the head coach at the University of Florida — and former Olympic swimmer Anthony Nesty (Troy’s assistant) will be at the 10 a.m. event.

• The law firm of Allen Dyer Doppelt Milbrath & Gilchrist is expanding it services at its Jacksonville office. The Orlando-based firm welcomed Karen Koster Burr, Gregory Allen and Herb Smith II to the firm’s new offices at 1301 Riverplace Blvd., Suite 1916. Koster Burr’s practice areas include copyright and trademark protection, trade secrets protection, technology agreements, domain name and Internet issues and other intellectual property transactions. Allen practices in the area of patent infringement litigation, trademark and copyright litigation, and general business and commercial litigation. Smith practices in the area of patent acquisition.

• Edgewood Avenue Christian Church is celebrating its 80th anniversary this year. Officially, it’s Oct. 7, but the church is holding a big “Homecoming” Oct. 12.