Sunday, January 11, 2004

Business Agenda



• 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.

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

American Foundry Society, South Western Ohio chapter: 5:30 p.m., Raffel's, 10160 Reading Road. "Workman's Comp Options." Cost: $25. Details: 421-6550.

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.

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.

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

Allied Construction Industries: 5:30 p.m., 1010 Yale Ave. "Wills, Trusts and Your Estate." Cost: $30 members; $45 nonmembers. Details: 221-8020.

CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women): Noon, Montgomery Inn Banquet Center, 601 E. Pete Rose Way. "Risks Companies Have Undertaken in This Economy to Help Ensure Future Success." Cost: $25 members; $35 preregistered guests; $45 walk-ins. Reservations: www.crewcincinnati.org.

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 Complix, 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.

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.

Allied Construction Industries: 7 a.m., Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Road, Sharonville. "How to Deal with a Problem Project." Cost: $50 members; $75 nonmembers. Details: 221-8020.

U.S. Small Business Administration: 4 p.m., Edibles-N-Such, 1 Gateway Place. "Roundtable Discussion for Women Business Owners - Hiring Contractors vs. Hiring Employees - That's the Question." Cost: $12. Registration: Gwen Caudill, 684-2814, ext. 200 or gwen.caudill@sba.gov.

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.

Greater Cincinnati Corporate Voluntarism Council: 8:30 a.m., United Way Building, 2400 Reading Road. "Boot Camp: Essentials of a Successful Employee Volunteer Program." Reservations: 762-7235 or e-mail robert.bell@uwgc.org.

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.

American Marketing Association, Cincinnati chapter: 11:30 a.m., Montgomery Inn Banquet Center, 601 E. Pete Rose Way. "Word of Mouth Presented by Steve Knox of Tremor, a New P&G Marketing Consulting Group." Cost: $25 members in advance; $30 at the door; $18 AMA student members; $35 nonmembers in advance; $40 at the door. Reservations: 784-2373.

Allied Construction Industries: 8 a.m., 1010 Yale Ave. "Tax Strategies for Contractors." Cost: $35 members; $50 nonmembers. Details: 221-8020.

Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce: 8 a.m., Chamber Center, 300 Buttermilk Pike, Suite 330, Fort Mitchell. "Chance to Meet Chris Noll, senior buyer from ZF Sachs Automotive of America." Cost: $10 members; $20 nonmembers. Reservations: (859) 578-6397 or www.nkychamber.com.

Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce: 10 a.m., Chamber Center, 300 Buttermilk Pike, Suite 330, Fort Mitchell. "Minority Business Certification Orientation." Free. Details: (859) 578-8800.

The Circuit: 8 a.m., Banker's Club, 511 Walnut St., Suite 3000. "Breakfast Forum." Cost: $20. Registration: www.thecircuit.net. or 791-2884, ext. 204.

Christian Business Network: 11:30 a.m., Tri-County Vineyard Community Church, 11340 Century Circle East. Reservations: cincinnati@cbn-ohio.org.

Greater Cincinnati Professional Coaches Association: 11:15 a.m., St. John's United Church of Christ, 729 Jefferson Ave., Reading. "Art & Creativity Coaching." Members or first meeting, free; $10 nonmembers. Details: Donna Drury, 774-8991 or www.cincinnaticoaches.com.

Saturday

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

• Seminars

Thursday

Group health insurance: 7:45 a.m., Scanlon & Associates, 639 Philadelphia St., Covington. "What You Can Do to Protect Yourself." Sponsored by Scanlon & Associates. Free. Reservations: (859) 655-9600.

• Where to send notices:

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