Sunday, November 30, 2003

Business notebook



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.

Business Network International, Commonwealth chapter: 11:30 a.m. weekly, Holiday Inn, 600 W. Third St., Covington. Details: Tony Gabel, (859) 261-6945.

Cincinnati Toastmasters Club #472: 7 p.m. second and fourth Monday, excluding major holidays, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 7701 Kenwood Road. "Improve Your Speech and Presentation Skills." 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: Noon, Crowne Plaza, Terrace Garden, 15 W. Sixth St., downtown. "Meet Congressman Rob Portman." Free public affairs subscribers; $30 non-subscribers. Registration: 579-3111.

Tuesday

Toast of the Town (Toastmasters): Noon weekly, Bank One Towers, 8044 Montgomery Road. "Improve Your Speaking and Presentation Skills." Details: Lorna Zwerin, 791-3224.

Business Network International, Anderson/Eastgate chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Ivy Hills Country Club, 7711 Ivy Hills Blvd. Details: Bryan Vielhauer, 721-3801.

Business Network International, Hyde Park chapter: 7:15 a.m. weekly, Panera Bread, Hyde Park Plaza, 3806 Paxton Ave., Oakley. Details: Tim Hinde, 615-5850.

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, Celebrations West at The Western Sports Mall, 2323 Ferguson Road. Details: Thomas Twilling, 821-9800, ext. 100.

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

Greater Anderson Networking Professionals: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Anderson Senior Center, Anderson Township. Details: Jim Dunphy, 528-2721.

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 weekly, 309 Vine St., sixth floor in the prime rate room. "Improve Communication and Interpersonal Skills." 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 Tuesday, JW Peck Federal Building, 550 Main St., first floor. "Improve Your Communication and Leadership Skills." Details: Ron Manohar, 263-3659.

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

Triangle Toastmasters: 7 p.m. first and third Tuesday, Fort Thomas Library Branch, 1000 Highland Ave. Details: Joe Schwerling, (859) 441-0966.

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

Speaking Cler(ly) Toastmasters: Noon first and third Tuesday, room 202, Medical Social Services Building, Clermont Center Drive, Batavia. Details: Diane McCarty, 732-7727.

Allied Construction Industries: 8 a.m., 1010 Yale Ave. "What Does It Take to Get Your Foot In The Door?" Cost: $45 members; $65 nonmembers. Details: 221-8020.

Wednesday

Business Network International, Eastern Hills Chapter: 8 a.m. weekly, Constantini's Restaurant, 807 Main St., Milford. Free. Details: Andy Kahn, 321-6499.

Business Network International, Kenwood chapter: 7 a.m. weekly, Tri Health Sports Complex, I-71 and Pfeiffer Road. Details: Mark Bever, 621-8210.

Business Network International, Mason chapter: 7:15 a.m., weekly, Sibcy Cline Realtors, 10000 Kings Automall Drive. Details: David Scully, 459-8590.

Business Network International, Tri-State chapter: 7:15 a.m. weekly, Bob Evans Restaurant, 4000 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring. 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: Mark Sutton, (513) 939-2170, ext. 17.

Business Network International, Western Hills Chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Western Sports Mall, 2323 Ferguson Road. Details: Jason Murray, 574-3333.

Business Network International, Beckett chapter: 11:30 a.m. weekly, Beckett Office Center, 8050 Beckett Center Drive, West Chester Township. Details: Dan Hackett, 777-2084.

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, Referrals R Us chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Colonial Cottage, 3140 Dixie Highway, Erlanger. Details: Mike Shine, (859) 341-6700.

Business Network International, Central Cincinnati chapter: 7:15 a.m. weekly, Westlake Office Building, 4555 Lake Forest Drive, suite 590. Details: Joyce Rudowski, 791-8920.

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 Wednesday, St. Andrews Parish, 552 Main St. Details: Barbara Boles, 722-0975.

Downtown Toastmasters: Noon first and third Wednesday, 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 I-75 (Exit 188), Fort. Mitchell. Details: Joe Schwerling, (859) 441-0966.

Tri-County Toast Masters: 6:30 p.m. first and third Wednesday, Mercy Health Center, 5993 Tylers Place Blvd., West Chester Township. Details: MaryBeth Brown, 777-7832.

National At-Risk Education Association: 7 p.m. first Wednesday, 6836 Tylersville Road, West Chester Township. "Improve Test Scores." Reservations: 779-4100.

Allied Construction Industries: 11 a.m., 1010 Yale Ave. "Project Delivery Systems." Cost: $50 members; $75 nonmembers. Details: 221-8020.

Sick house: 6:30 p.m., Oak Hills High School, 3200 Ebenezer Road. "Is Your House Making You Sick?" Sponsored by Carroll Group Inc. Cost: $19. Registration: 451-3595.

Thursday

Business Network International, Blue Ash chapter: 7:15 a.m. weekly, Minuteman Press, 11105 Kenwood Road. Details: Steve Hawkins, 346-1728.

Business Network International, Bluegrass chapter: 11:30 a.m. weekly, Holiday Inn, Riverfront, 600 West Third St., Covington. Details: Richard Turner, 984-8700.

Business Network International, KOI chapter: 7 a.m. weekly, Colonial Cottage Inn, 3140 Dixie Highway, Erlanger, Details: Mark Kinman (859) 282-8343.

Business Network International, Montgomery chapter: 11:30 a.m. weekly, Kids First Sports Center, 7900 E. Kemper Road. Details: Joseph Ventre, 444-2111.

Business Network International, Tri-County chapter: 7 a.m. weekly, Kinker-Eveleigh, 7750 Montgomery Road. Details: Denise Farag, 791-9333.

Business Network International, Springdale chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Panera Bread, Tri-County/Springdale Plaza, 405 E. Kemper Road. Details: Wendy Allen, 793-7800, ext. 3008.

Business Network International, West Cincinnati chapter: 7:30 a.m. Perkins Restaurant, 5343 North Bend Road. Details: Ben Brauer, 242-1431.

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, 777-3299 or www.melongroup.com.

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

Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and Northern Kentucky University Small Business Development Center: 8 a.m., Chamber Center, 300 Buttermilk Pike, suite 330, Fort Mitchell. "Water Cooler Talk - Delivering Winning Presentations: Awe Your Audience." Cost: $10 for Chamber members and NKU SBDC referrals; $20 nonmembers. Reservations: (859) 578-6397.

Allied Construction Industries: 8 a.m., 1010 Yale Ave. "Differences Between Business Entities." Cost: $50 members; $75 nonmembers. Details: 221-8020.

Data Management Association (DAMA), Southwest Ohio Chapter: 8 a.m., Software Evolution Inc., 5191 Natorp Blvd., Mason. "High Anxiety: The Need for Information Compliance." Cost: $75 nonmembers. Details: Sam Hughes, 337-7909.

Friday

Business Network International, Northern Kentucky chapter: 7 a.m. weekly, Colonial Cottage Inn, 3140 Dixie Highway, Erlanger, Ky. Details: Jim Thelen, (859) 341-6700.

ExecuNet: 8:30 a.m., Cincinnati Chamber Branch Office, 4540 Cooper Road, Blue Ash, suite 305. "Senior-level executives exchange job search ideas, leads and referrals." Cost: $25 in advance; $35 at the door. Reservations: www.execunet.com or Louise Kursmark, 792-0030.

Saturday

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

•Seminars

Tuesday

Sick house: 6:30 p.m., Mason High School and Community Center, 6050 Mason-Montgomery Road. "Is Your House Making You Sick?" Sponsored by Carroll Group Inc. Cost: $14 residents, $21 nonresidents. Registration: 229-8555.

Networking for Small, Minority and Women-owned Businesses: 5:30 p.m., Este Conference Center, 6270 Este Ave., Carthage. "Primes and Partnership networking session designed to give prime contractors and small business enterprises (SBEs) an opportunity to meet and explore partnership and subcontracting opportunities for bidding on the Cincinnati Albert B. Sabin Convention Center expansion project." Sponsored by Ellington Management Services Inc. Registration for SBEs: 554-4012. Prime contractors: 632-9331.

Wednesday

Sick house: 6:30 p.m., Oak Hills High School, 3200 Ebenezer Road. "Is Your House Making You Sick?" Sponsored by Carroll Group Inc. Cost: $19. Registration: 451-3595.

Thursday

Small business: 6 p.m., room 461 of the BEP Center on the main campus of Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights. "Secrets to Starting a Successful Small Business." Sponsored by the Northern Kentucky University Small Business Development Center. Free. Registration: (859) 572-6524.

Saturday

Small business: 8:30 a.m., Scarlet Oaks/Great Oaks Campus, 3254 East Kemper Road. "What You Should Know About Starting and Operating Your Own Small Business." Sponsored by SCORE. Cost: $35 in advance; $40 at the door. Registration: 684-2812 or www.scorechapter34.org.

•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. 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.



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