Sunday, September 21, 2003

Business meetings & seminars this week



Meetings

Monday

Job Search Focus Group: 8 a.m. weekly for new member orientation; 9 a.m. weekly regular meeting, Hyde Park Community United Methodist Church, 1345 Grace Ave. Details: 871-0320.

Cheers Toastmasters: noon weekly, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Sixth and Vine streets, downtown. Details: Michele Girard, 688-1625.

Business Network International, Commonwealth chapter: 11:30 a.m. weekly, Holiday Inn, Covington. Details: Scott Malof, (859) 431-1975.

Cincinnati Toastmasters Club 472: 7 p.m. second and fourth Mondays, except major holidays, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 7701 Kenwood Road. Details: Rick Stone, 481-5577.

TV Toastmasters: 6:30 p.m. first Monday, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 7701 Kenwood Road. Details: Rick Davis, 533-8142.

Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce: 11:30 a.m., Crowne Plaza Hotel, 15 W. Sixth St., downtown. "Government Forum with Cincinnati City Council Candidates." Cost: Free for government forum members; $30 for nonmembers. Registration: 579-3111.

Tuesday

Toast of the Town (Toastmasters): Noon weekly, Bank One Towers, 8044 Montgomery Road. Details: Lorna Zwerin, 791-3224.

Business Network International, Anderson/Eastgate chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, 747-2 Ohio Pike, Anderson Township. Details: Tanya Fischer, 752-5203.

Business Network International, Hyde Park chapter: 7:15 a.m. weekly, Big Sky Bread Bakery & Cafe, Oakley Square, 3012 Madison Road. Details: Wilson Rosebraugh, 232-2831.

Business Network International, Kenton/Boone chapter: 7:15 a.m. weekly, Colonial Cottage, Erlanger. Details: Fred Kibbler, (859) 341-2100.

Business Network International, Middletown chapter: 7 a.m. weekly, 3851 Towne Blvd. Details: Gene William, 539-9581.

Business Network International, Delhi chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Western Hills Sports Mall, 2323 Ferguson Road. Details: Russ Brown, 451-5957.

Business Network International, West Cincinnati chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Winton Savings & Loan, 5511 Cheviot Road. Details: Russ Stansell, 741-3805.

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

Greater Anderson Networking Professionals: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Frisch's Restaurant, 7706 Beechmont Ave., Anderson Township. Details: Jim Dunphy, 528-2721.

Seven Hills Toastmasters: 6:30 p.m. first and third Tuesdays, Coldwell Banker, 9600 Montgomery Road. Details: Brian Cambre, 793-6211.

Star Financial Group Inc.: 6 p.m. weekly, 4866 Cooper Road, Blue Ash. "How to Pay for College Without Going Broke - Getting the Maximum Money for College." Free. Reservations: 792-4692.

Speaking at Fourth & Vine Toastmasters chapter: 12:15 p.m. weekly, 309 Vine St, sixth floor in the prime rate room. Details: Chris Toney, 763-1693.

IBI Global International: 7 p.m. weekly, Cincinnati Airport, Holiday Inn, 1717 Airport Exchange Blvd. Elite Success Support Group. Free. Registration: Darlene Jameison, (859) 643-4412 or (888) 339-0556.

Toast N Talk (Toastmasters): Noon first, second and third Tuesdays, federal building, 550 Main St., first floor. Details: Ron Manohar, 263-3659.

Triangle Toastmasters: 7 p.m. first and third Tuesday, Northern Kentucky Sanitation District Headquarters, Eaton Drive, Interstate 275 and Ky. 17 (Madison Pike), Fort Wright. Details: Joe Schwerling, (859) 441-0966.

Anderson Hills Toastmasters: 7 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, Anderson Mercy Hospital, 7500 State Road. Details: Joe Schwerling, (859) 441-0966.

Senior and Executive Retirement Resources: 10:30 a.m., Maple Knoll Senior Center, 11199 Springfield Pike, Springdale. "How to Keep What You Have." Free. Reservations: (800) 697-9879.

Cincinnati Convention Center: 5:30 p.m., Este Conference Center, 6270 Este Ave., Carthage. "Contractors' Information Meeting." Registration:Sonya Walton, 632-9331.

Retirement Capital Advisors: 4 p.m. Tuesday or 9:30 a.m. Thursday, 11500 Northlake Drive, Suite 100. "Planning 201 - College Funding." Free. Details: 769-4040.

Allied Construction Industries: 5:30 p.m., 1010 Yale Ave. "State of Health Insurance." Cost: $30 for members; $45 for nonmembers. Details: 221-8020.

Allied Construction Industries: 8 a.m., 1010 Yale Ave. "Preserving and Presenting Your Claim for Maximum Recovery." Cost: $50 for members; $75 for nonmembers. Details: 221-8020.

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce: 6:30 p.m., 3805 Edwards Road, Suite 555. "Jancoa, a Success Story." Free. Reservations: 458-6649.

Wednesday

Business Network International, Eastern Hills chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Comey & Shepherd Realtors, 7333 Beechmont Ave. Free. Details: Rick Seissiger, 576-0747.

Business Network International, Kenwood chapter: 7 a.m. weekly, Tri Health Sports Complex, Interstate 71 and Pfeiffer Road. Details: Gregg Macmillan, 248-2121.

Business Network International, Mason chapter: 7:15 a.m. weekly, Sibcy Cline Realtors, 10000 Kings Auto Mall Drive. Details: Nick Meyer, 792-6658.

Business Network International, Tri-state chapter: 7:15 a.m. weekly, Perkins restaurant, 2611 Alexandria Pike, Highland Heights. Details: Lawrence Robinson, (859) 781-4810.

Business Network International, West Chester chapter, 7 a.m. weekly, O'Charley's Restaurant, 7412 Tylersville Road, West Chester Township. Details: Barb Fischer, 759-0070.

Business Network International, Western Hills chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Western Sports Mall, 2323 Ferguson Road. Details: Brian O'Connell, 977-8431.

Business Network International, Beckett chapter: 11:45 a.m. weekly, Beckett Office Center, 8050 Beckett Center Drive, West Chester Township. Details: Chuck Sacks, 799-5700.

Business Network International, Greater Cincinnati chapter: 7:15 a.m. weekly, Bankers' Club, Fifth Third Center, 511 Walnut St., downtown. Details: Tracy Green, 232-2844.

Business Network International, Fairfield chapter: 7 a.m. weekly, ET Cyber Cafe, 5965-2 Boymel Drive. Details: Randy Tschantz, 821-3800.

Business Network International, Referrals R Us chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Colonial Cottage, 3140 Dixie Highway. Details: David Schansberg, (859) 341-5777.

Business Network International, Central Cincinnati chapter: 7:15 a.m. weekly, HQ Building, 4555 Lake Forest Drive. Details: Jeremy Jarrett, 793-4959.

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

Milford - T.A.L.K. Toastmasters: 6:45 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, St. Andrews Parish, 552 Main St. Details: Barbara Boles, 722-0975.

Downtown Toastmasters: Noon first and third Wednesdays, 105 E. Fourth St., lower level. Details: Mike Lippert, 772-3457.

Montgomery Kiwanis Club: 6:30 p.m. weekly, Swaim Park Lodge, Cooper and Zig Zag Roads, Montgomery. Details: Eugene Stagnaro Jr., 621-8755.

Pioneer Toastmasters: 6:30 p.m., weekly, Holiday Inn South, Dixie Highway at Interstate 75 (Exit 188), Fort Mitchell. Details: Joe Schwerling, (859) 441-0966.

Toast of Mount Auburn Toastmasters: Noon weekly, Cancer Family Care, 2421 Auburn Ave. Details: Joe Schwerling, (859) 441-0966.

Tri-County Toastmasters: 6 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays, Mercy Health Center, 5993 Tylers Place Blvd., West Chester Township. Details: MaryBeth Brown, 777-7832.

Women in Insurance and Financial Services: 11:30 a.m., Clarion Hotel, 5901 Pfeiffer Road, Blue Ash. Cost: $15 for members; $20 for nonmembers. Reservations: Ceil Vogler, 530-5515.

Life Success Seminars Inc.: 7 a.m., 9248 Princeton-Glendale Road, West Chester. Cost: $12 in advance. Reservations: 874-0555.

ICB Audio & Video: 7 p.m., 1738 Tennessee Ave, Paddock Hills. "Macintosh OSX Training on Professional Audio and Video Systems." Free.

Allied Construction Industries: 8 a.m., 1010 Yale Ave, Walnut Hills. "Financial Statements for Non-Financial People." Cost: $35 for members; $50 for nonmembers. Details: 221-8020.

Thursday

Business Network International, Blue Ash chapter: 7:15 a.m. weekly, Minuteman Press, 11105 Kenwood Road. Details: Jane Henke, 825-7585.

Business Network International, Bluegrass chapter: 11:30 a.m. weekly, Holiday Inn, Riverfront, 600 West Third St., Covington. Details: Ken Holiday, (859) 802-3049.

Business Network International, KOI chapter: 7 a.m. weekly, Colonial Cottage Inn, 3140 Dixie Highway, Erlanger. Details: Matthew McCoy, (859) 781-5375.

Business Network International, Montgomery chapter: 11:30 a.m. weekly, Kids First Sports Center, 7900 E. Kemper Road. Details: Bruce Pilgrim, 753-5350.

Business Network International, Tri-County chapter: 7 a.m. weekly, Kinker-Eveleigh, 7750 Montgomery Road. Details: Todd Philpott, 625-7100.

Business Network International, Springdale chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Cincinnati Investments Council, 12077 Sheraton Lane. Details: Jenny Funk, 891-8400.

Business Network International, West Cincinnati chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Perkins, 5343 North Bend Road, Monfort Heights. Details: Tom Tasset Jr., 741-2100.

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

MELON Group (Milford/Eastgate/Loveland Organization for Networking): 8 a.m. weekly, Clermont Chamber of Commerce, 533 Chamber Drive, Milford. Details: Vicki Mascara, 793-3966 or www.melongroup.com.

West Hills Toastmasters: 7 p.m. first and third Thursday of each month, Perkins Restaurant, Monfort Heights. Details: Don Hartley, 481-6608 or Will Atkinson, 574-0396.

Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce: 8:30 a.m., Wingate Inn, Meridian Conference Center, 7500 Tylers Place Blvd., West Chester Township. "Keeping Pace IQ Forum - Learn Results of the 2003 Survey on Technology Adoption at this CincyTechUSA Forum." Cost: $25. Registration: 579-3111.

Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce: 8 a.m., Hoxworth Blood Center, 3130 Highland Ave., Corryville. "Mission-Based Strategic Planning Executive Preview - How Planning Process Helped the Blood Center's Operations." Free. Registration: 579-3111.

Sunbelt Business Brokers: 6 p.m., HQ Global Workplaces, 3940 Olympic Blvd., Suite 400, Erlanger. "Secrets of Buying, Selling or Valuing a Business or Franchise." Cost: $30. Reservations: Tim Moellering, (859) 372-6640.

Friday

Business Network International, Northern Kentucky chapter: 7 a.m. weekly, Colonial Cottage Inn, 3140 Dixie Highway, Erlanger. Details: Cyril Benjamin, (859) 491-8300.

Greater Cincinnati Northern Kentucky African American Chamber of Commerce: 7:30 a.m., Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday, Este Conference Center, 6270 Este Ave. "Second Annual Power Breakfast and Business-to-Business Expo." Free. Reservations: 751-9900.

Saturday

TV Toastmasters: 9:30 a.m. third Saturday, AUCT Studio, 8550 Beechmont Ave., Suite 800, Anderson Township. Details: Rick Davis, 533-8142.

Seminars

Wednesday

Super Job Fair: 10 a.m., Paul Brown Stadium, East Club Lounge. "2003 Super Bowl of Job Career Fair." Sponsored by the Cincinnati Employment Guide. Free. Details: 769-8400, ext. 222.

"Is Your House Making You Sick?": 6:30 p.m., Miami University, 1601 Peck Blvd., Hamilton. Sponsored by Carroll Group Inc. Cost: $19. Registration: 785-3131.

Small business: 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday through Oct. 15, University of Cincinnati. "Starting and Managing a Successful Small Business." Sponsored by the University of Cincinnati, Small Business Development Center and Communiversity College. Cost: $99. Registration: 556-6932.

Thursday

Small business: 8:30 a.m., Hamilton County Business Center, 1776 Mentor Ave., Norwood, suite 160. "Access to Capital - Funding Options for your Business." Sponsored by Hamilton County Business Center. Free. Reservations: 631-8292.

Where to send notices

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. 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, OH 45202.




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