Sunday, February 1, 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.

Cincinnati Toastmasters Club No. 472: 7 p.m. second and fourth Monday, excluding major holidays, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 7701 Kenwood Road. "Improve Your Speaking 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.

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.

Triangle Toastmasters: 7 p.m. first and third Tuesday, Gateway Community and Technical College, off I-471 and I-275 next to Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights. 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.

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.

Milford - T.A.L.K. Toastmasters: 6:45 p.m. first and third Wednesday, St. Andrew Parish, 552 Main St. Details: Nellye Bowen, 831-3190.

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 p.m. first and third Wednesday, Mercy Health Center, 5993 Tylers Place Blvd., West Chester Township. "Improve Your Speaking, Interviewing and Presentation Skills." 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.

ExecuNet: 8:30 a.m., Rookwood Tower, 3805 Edwards Road, 7th floor conference center. Cost: $25 in advance; $35 at the door. Reservations: www.execunet.com or Louise Kursmark, 792-0030.

Allied Construction Industries: 8 a.m., 1010 Yale Ave. "Sales Etiquette and Technique." Cost: $30 members; $45 nonmembers. Registration: 221-8020.

Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce: 6 p.m., lower level banquet room of Xavier University's Cintas Center. "Business Ethics and the Freedom Center." Free. Registration: 579-3111 or register@gccc.com.

CEO Advisory Network (CAN): 8 a.m., Bank One Towers, West Tower, 8044 Montgomery Road. "Educational and Support Networking." Cost: $20 in advance for nonmembers. Details: Brandi Taylor, 753-9400, ext. 106, or www.ceoadvisory.net.

Greater Cincinnati CVB: 11:30 a.m., Westin Hotel Cincinnati, Fountain Square, downtown. Annual Business Outlook - "Cincinnati First - Now is the Time." Reservations: e-mail to masears@cincyusa.com or call 632-5386.

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.

World Champion (Advanced) Toastmasters: 6:30 p.m. second and fifth Thursday, Northern Kentucky Area Planning Commission, 2332 Royal Drive, Fort Mitchell. Details: Joe Schwerling, (859) 441-0966.

Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce: 10 a.m., University of Cincinnati, Medical Sciences Building, room 7051. "Third Frontier Opportunities." Details: Dorothy Air, 558-6054.

Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce: 8 a.m., Chamber Center, 300 Buttermilk Pike, Suite 330, Fort Mitchell. Water Cooler Talk, "Cold Calling - A Different Perspective." Cost: $10 Chamber members and NKU SBDC referrals; $20 nonmembers. Reservations: (859) 578-6397.

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.

Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce: 11:30 a.m., Radisson Hotel Cincinnati Riverfront, 668 Fifth St., Covington. "Chamber's Government Forum." Cost: $30 Chamber members; $40 future members. Reservations: (859) 578-6395 or online at www.nkychamber.com.

Christian Business Network: 11:30 a.m., Five Seasons Country Club, 345 Thomas More Parkway, Crestview Hills. Reservations: e-mail to Cincinnati@cbn-ohio.org.

Allied Construction Industries: 8:30 a.m., 1010 Yale Ave. "Constructability/Value Engineering." Cost: $45 members; $65 nonmembers. Reservations: 221-8020.

Military Officers Association of America: Noon, Clarion Hotel & Suites, 5901 Pfeiffer Road, Blue Ash. "Fixing Iraq's Infrastructure." Cost $16. Reservations: Jim Hoeh, 481-4045.

Saturday

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

• Seminars

Tuesday

Technology: 8 a.m., Madison E-Zone, Covington. "The Benefits of Microsoft Exchange Server 2003." Sponsored by C-Forward. Free for Northern Kentucky Chamber members; Mason-Landen-Kings Chamber members; Madison E-Zone affiliates, and C-Forward customers. Registrations: e-mail to seminar@cforward.com.

Financial: 6:30 p.m., Rookwood Tower, 3805 Edwards Road. "College Savings Options for Parents and Grandparents." Sponsored by Fidelity Investments. Free. Registration: (800) 642-6977.

Web cast -- Women-owned businesses: Noon, www.key.com/virtualseminars. "The Leading Edge: Women-Owned Million Dollar Firms." Sponsored by KeyBank. Free. Registration: www.key.com/virtualseminars.

Sick house: 6:30 p.m., University of Cincinnati. "Is Your House Making You Sick?" Sponsored by Carroll Group Inc. Cost: $19. Registration: 556-6932.

Wednesday

Home/condo inspection: 6:30 p.m., Miami University-Hamilton, 1601 Peck Blvd., Hamilton. "How to Inspect a House/Condo Before You Buy or Sell It." Sponsored by Carroll Group Inc. Cost: $19. Registration: 785-3131.

Thursday

Book collecting: 6:30 p.m. each Thursday through Feb. 26, University of Cincinnati's main campus in Clifton. "Bibliophiles, Make Your Book Fix Count." Sponsored by the University of Cincinnati's Communiversity Program. Cost: $59. Registration: 556-6932.

Small business: 6 p.m., Room 461 of the BEP Center on the main campus of Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights. "Accounting and Financial Management." Sponsored by Northern Kentucky University Small Business Development Center and Fifth Third Bank of Northern Kentucky. Free. Reservations: (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 Nurturing Your Own Small Business." Sponsored 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, OH 45202.




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