Sunday, January 27, 2002

Business meetings and seminars



        Job Search Focus Group: 9 a.m. weekly, Hyde Park Community United Methodist Church, 1345 Grace Ave. Details: 871-0320.

  All announcements must be received by noon Wednesday for publication the following Sunday. Publication of meetings is based on the judgment of Enquirer editors and space limitations. Meetings and seminars must be open to interested nonmembers. Fees cannot exceed $100, and priority is given to nonprofit groups. Announcements of meetings and seminars must include time, date and location to be considered for publication. Send to Shirley Dees, The Enquirer, 312 Elm St., Cincinnati 45202.
        Cheers Toastmasters: noon weekly, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Sixth and Vine streets, downtown. Details: Matt Conrad, 723-2452.

        Business Network International, Commonwealth chapter: 11:30 a.m. weekly, Holiday Inn, Covington. Details: Brennan Scanlon, (859) 655-9600.

        Japan America Society of Greater Cincinnati and Tri-State International Education Fund Inc.: 5:30 p.m., J's Seafood Restaurant at The Regency in Hyde Park. “Sake Tasting and Kagamibiraki (ceremonial barrel-breaking).” Cost $60. Details: Barry Myers, 579-3114.

        Cincinnati Toastmasters Club #472: 7 p.m., Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 7701 Kenwood Road, Kenwood. Details: Glen Bathalter, 793-4350.


        Toast of the Town (Toastmasters): 11:45 a.m. weekly, 4680 Parkway Drive, Suite 420 (Ford Regional Offices) in Mason. Details: Brenda Corbett, 505-6046.

        Business Network International, Anderson/Eastgate chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Clough Crossings, 6892 Clough Pike. Details: John Tek ulve, (859) 331-3300.

        Business Network International, downtown Cincinnati chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, 900 Fourth and Vine Tower. Free. Details: Melissa Fabian, (859) 431-1750.

        Business Network International, Hyde Park chapter: 7:15 a.m. weekly, Big Sky Bread Bakery & Cafe, 3012 Madison Road. Details: Nasse Chachoff, 891-1322.

        Business Network International, Kenton/Boone chapter: 7:15 a.m. weekly, Colonial Cottage, Erlanger. Details: Chris Reinersman, (859) 292-7610.

        Business Network International, Northeast Cincinnati chapter: 7:15 a.m. weekly, 5181 Natorp Blvd., Mason. Details: Steven Koebbe, 755-8668.

        Network Professionals Inc., Eastern Cincinnati chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, New England Club, 8135 Beechmont Ave. Details: Frank Agin, (888) 509-5323.

        Flying Pig Networking Group: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Office Suites, 11427 Reed Hartman Highway. Details: Fritz Schafer, 684-0707.

        Product Development Management Association (PDMA): 2:30 p.m., Equistar Chemical Corp., 11530 Northlake Drive, Sycamore Township. Cost $15 members; $25 nonmembers. Reservations: Ed Vargas, 530-4121.

        Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce: 5 p.m., Chamber Center, 300 Buttermilk Pike, suite 330, Fort Mitchell. “Public Service Candidate Clinic — I'm a Candidate, What's Next.” Free. Reservations: (859) 578-8800.


        Business Network International, Eastern Hills chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Comey & Shepherd Realtors, 7333 Beechmont Ave. Free. Details: Steven Krieger, 489-6910.

        Business Network International, Kenwood chapter: 7 a.m. weekly, Hannaford Suites, 5900 E. Galbraith Road. Details: Charlotte Johnson, 336-8588.

        Business Network International, Mason chapter: 7:15 a.m., weekly, CMC Office Center, 7577 Central Park Blvd. Details: Linda Searle, 891-4444.

        Business Network International, Springdale chapter: 8 a.m. weekly, CIC Inc. Sheraton Lane. Details: Barry Weber, 729-2876.

        Business Network International, River Cities chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Colonial Cottage Inn, 3140 Dixie Highway, Erlanger. Details: Andy Edmonds, (859) 342-2505.

        Business Network International, Tristate chapter: 7:15 a.m. weekly, Perkins restaurant, 2611 Alexandria Pike, Highland Heights. Details: Jeff Bertke, 793-1190.

        Business Network International, West Chester chapter: 7 a.m. weekly, O'Charley's Restaurant, 7412 Tylersville Road, West Chester Township. Reservations: Terry Holt, 874-8746.

        Business Network International, Western Hills chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Western Sports Mall, 2323 Ferguson Road. Details: Jim Kleemeier, 922-8900.

        Toastmasters of Mount Auburn: Noon weekly, Cancer Family Care, 2421 Auburn Ave. Details: Jan Borgman or Andrea Herzig, 731-3346.

        Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce: 5 p.m., Northern Kentucky Chamber, 300 Buttermilk Pike, Fort Mitchell. “Challenges and Prospects of the Euro.” Cost $20 members of the Greater Cincinnati or Northern Kentucky Chambers or the French-America Trade Council, $25 nonmembers. Details: 579-3111.

        Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce: 11:30 a.m., Chamber's Branch Office, 4540 Cooper Road, Blue Ash. “Making Partnership Profitable.” Cost $10. Details: 579-3111.

        Metropolitan Education and Training Services (METS): 7:15 a.m., RiverCenter Media Center, 50 E. RiverCenter Blvd., Covington. “Perforum — Performance Improvement Breakfast Series: Measuring Training Return On Investments.” Free. Registrations: Linda Bickel, (859) 491-9999.


        Business Network International, Blue Ash chapter: 7:15 a.m. weekly, Blue Ash Banquet Hall, 11330 Williamson Road. Details: Karen Schwamberger, 388-0324.

        Business Network International, Bluegrass chapter: 11:30 a.m. weekly, Holiday Inn, Covington. Details: Ryan Bihl, (859) 292-7614.

        Business Network International, KOI chapter: 7 a.m. weekly, Colonial Cottage Inn, 3140 Dixie Highway, Erlanger, Details: Anthony Beimesch, (859) 746-1022.

        Business Network International, Montgomery chapter: 11:30 a.m. weekly, Kids First Sports Center, 7900 E. Kemper Road. Details: Byron Fra sier, 229-0012.

        Business Network International, Queen City: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Maya's, 9749 Kenwood Road. Details: Jonathan Phillips, 541-4745.

        Business Network International, Tri-County chapter: 7 a.m. weekly, Kinker-Eveleigh, 7750 Montgomery Road. Details: Karl Coldewey, 671-4636.

        Northern Hills Toastmasters: 7 p.m. weekly, Fairfield Fire Station No. 2, Ohio 4 at Boymel Drive, Fairfield. Details: Mike Combs, 742-0768.

        West Hills Toastmasters: 7 p.m. first and third Thursday of each month, Perkins Restaurant, Monfort Heights. Details: Don Hartley at 481-6608.

        Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce: 11:30 a.m., Hyatt Regency Cincinnati, downtown. “Downtown Awards Luncheon.” Cost $25. Registrations: 579-3111.


        Business Network International, Northern Kentucky chapter: 7 a.m. weekly, Josh's at the Drawbridge, Interstate 75 and Buttermilk Pike. Details: Diane Caldwell, 545-4886.

• Seminars


        Dealing with Departing Employees/Non-Compete Agreements: 8 a.m., Allied Construction Industries, 1010 Yale Ave. Cost $45 members; $68 nonmembers. Registrations: 221-8020.

        13th Annual Ohio Public Works Forecast: 11:30 a.m., Embassy Suites Blue Ash, 4554 Lake Forest Drive. Cost $99 per person; $89 for members of sponsoring organizations. Registrations: (800) 844-5292.


        Bloodborne Pathogen Training: 8 a.m., Allied Construction Industries, 1010 Yale Ave. Cost $35 members; $70 nonmembers. Registrations: 221-8020.

        Ukrainian Trade Delegation: 3 p.m. Friday , TechSolve, 1111 Edison Drive. “Mini Trade Show.” 7 p.m. Friday for individual appointments at Vernon Manor Hotel, 400 Oak St. and 3 p.m. Saturday for individual appointments with Ukrainian businesspeople at TechSolve, 1111 Edison Drive. Free. Details: Jeffrey Ashby, (859) 261-3282.


        Small business: 8:30 a.m., Raymond Walters College, Muntz Hall, 9555 Plainfield Road, Blue Ash. “Starting a Business.” Sponsored by Service Corps of Retired Executives Association. Cost $35. Details: 684-2812.


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