Sunday, February 8, 2004

Business meetings



Business notebook

•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 #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.

TechSolve: 2 p.m., 6705 Steger Drive. "Environmental Compliance Collaborative - "Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know-Act." Free. Reservations: Doreen Stanley, 948-2010 or (800) 345-4482; or stanley@techsolve.org.

International Association of Administrative Professionals, Northern Kentucky Chapter: 6 p.m., Airport Marriott, 2395 Progress Drive, Hebron, Ky.Cost: $21.50. Reservations: Alice Schultz, 983-9036.

4 Paws for Ability Inc.: 7 p.m., Mason Chamber of Commerce, 316 Main St. Board meeting - "Trains and Places Service Dogs with People Who Have Disabilities." Details: (937) 374-0385.

Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) of Cincinnati: Noon, Montgomery Inn Banquet Center, 601 E. Pete Rose Way. "Cincinnati USA - Preparing for the Future." Cost: $25 pre-registered members; $35 pre-registered guests; $45 nonmembers. Reservations: www.crewcincinnati.org.

Public Relations Society of America, Cincinnati Chapter: Noon, Montgomery Inn Banquet Center, 601 E. Pete Rose Way. "Flawless Consulting: Having Influence When You Do Not Have Control." Cost: $23 members; $28 nonmembers; $18 full-time students. Reservations: 792-0402.

Allied Construction Industries: 7 a.m., Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Road, Sharonville. "Design a Successful Project/Claims Documentation Program." Cost: $50 members; $75 nonmembers. Details: 221-8020.

Allied Construction Industries: 5:30 p.m., 1010 Yale Ave. "Investment Management." Cost: $30 members; $45 nonmembers. Details: 221-8020.

Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce: Noon, Chamber, 300 Carew Tower, 441 Vine St. "Navigating Your Chamber: What Can the Chamber Do for You?" Followed by a MaxMembership seminar until 2:15 p.m. Free. Registration: 579-3111 or register@gccc.com.

Miami Alumni Networking: 7:30 a.m., Queen City Club, 333 E. Fourth St. "The Road from Boston to Oxford - a Venture." Details: 529-6114.

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. 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.

Greater Cincinnati Human Resources Association: 5:30 p.m., Four Points, 8020 Montgomery Road. "Keeping Lawyers out of Court?" Cost: $20 members; $35 nonmembers; $15 students. Reservations: 554-4747.

Retirement Corporation of America (RCA): 11:45 a.m., 11500 Northlake Drive, suite 100. "Is Your Portfolio Ready to Ride the Wave?" Free. Reservations: Tom Wheeler, 769-4040.

Cincinnati Women's Society of CPA's: 7:15 a.m., First Watch, Rookwood Pavillion, Hyde Park. "Jobs Growth Tax Act of 2003." Cost: $20 members; $30 nonmembers. Reservations: Lisa Riccardi, 412-3870.

Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce: 11:30 a.m., Queen City Club, 331 E. Fourth St. "Association for Corporate Growth Luncheon." Cost: $30 members; $40 nonmembers. Registration: 579-3111 or register@gccc.com.

Regional Ozone Coalition: 10 a.m., Hamilton County Department of Environmental Services, 250 William Howard Taft Road. "Update from Envirotest, Discussion of OKI's Pedestrian Plan and Description of the Greater Cincinnati Clean Cities Program." Free. Details: 621-6300, ext. 141.

Advance4 LLC: 11:30 a.m., Clermont Chamber of Commerce, 553 Chamber Drive, Milford. "Volunteer Recruitment and Management." Cost: $15. Registration: 579-3111 or register@gccc.com.

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, 553 Chamber Drive, Milford. Details: Mike Mazzei, 891-5776 or w.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.

Northern Kentucky Toastmasters: Noon second and fourth Thursday, Northern Kentucky Area Planning Commission, 2332 Royal Drive, Fort Mitchell. Details: Melissa Jort, (859) 331-8980.

Loveland Area Chamber of Commerce: Noon weekly, 295 W. Loveland Ave. "Lead Sharing Meetings." Hosted by Edward Jones Investments. Details: 683-1544.

International Fellowship of Christian Businessmen: 11:45 a.m., Clarion Hotel, 5901 Pfeiffer Road, Blue Ash. Reservations: Don Fowls, 984-1513.

Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce: 8 a.m., Chamber Center, 300 Buttermilk Pike, suite 330, Fort Mitchell. Free. Reservations: (859) 578-6399.

Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce: Noon, Parkers Blue Ash Grill, 4200 Cooper Road. "Member Mix & Mingle." Registration: 579-3111 or register@gccc.com.

Amelia Business Association Inc.: 8 a.m., Abbot's Family Restaurant, 106 E. Main St., Amelia. Details: Marlene Bailey, 797-4600 or Sue Riggs, 752-5580.

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.

Christian Business Network: 11:30 a.m., St. Paul Village, 5515 Madison Road. Reservations: e-mail, Cincinnati@cbn-ohio.org.

Manufacturers' Agents of Cincinnati: 11:30 a.m., Montgomery Inn, 9440 Montgomery Road, Montgomery. "Ohio Commission Protection Act." Cost: $20 members; $25 nonmembers. Reservations: 385-8091 or www.maccincinnati.org.

Greater Cincinnati Professional Coaches Association: 11:15 a.m., St. John's United Church of Christ, 729 Jefferson Ave., Reading. "Exploring Your Genius Qualities in Your Coaching Practice." Free for members and first meeting; $10 nonmembers. Details: Donna Drury, 774-8991.

Allied Construction Industries: 8 a.m., 1010 Yale Ave. "How Do I Keep My Surety on Board After a Tough Year?" Cost: $30 members; $45 nonmembers. Details: 221-8020.

Saturday

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

•Seminars

Tuesday

Small business: 6:30 p.m. each Tuesday through March 2, University of Cincinnati Clifton Campus. "Starting and Managing a Successful Small Business." Sponsored by the University of Cincinnati, Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and Communiversity College. Cost: $99. Registration: 556-6932 (course #1101-01).

Financial: 6:30 p.m., 3805 Edwards Road, Rookwood Tower. "Rollover Solutions for Job Changers and Retirees." Sponsored by Fidelity Investments. Free. Registration: (800) 642-6977.

Transportation: 5 p.m., Faith Christian Fellowship Church, 6800 School St., Newtown. "Public workshop to Discuss the Current Plans of the Eastern Corridor Project, a Study Evaluating Transportation Improvements Needed for Eastern Hamilton and Western Clermont Counties." Details: www.easterncorridor.org or voice mail/fax at 271-3898.

Wednesday

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 non-residents. Registrations: 229-8555.

Transportation: 5 p.m., Eastgate Mall, 4601 Eastgate Blvd. "Public workshop to Discuss the Current Plans of the Eastern Corridor Project, a Study Evaluating Transportation Improvements Needed for Eastern Hamilton and Western Clermont Counties." Details: www.easterncorridor.org or voice mail/fax at 271-3898.

Thursday

Retirement: 7:30 p.m., Holiday Inn, 600 W. Third St., Covington. "Retirement Plan Tune Up." Sponsored by Scanlon & Associates Inc. Free. Reservations: (859) 655-9600.

Small business: 6 p.m., room 461 of the BEP Center on the main campus of Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights. "How to Develop a Marketing Plan." Sponsored by the Northern Kentucky University Small Business Development Center and Fifth Third Bank. Free. Registration: (859) 572-6524.

Racial justice: 7:30 a.m., Montgomery Inn Banquet Center, 601 E. Pete Rose Way. "Fourth Annual Heart-to-Heart Racial Justice breakfast - Planting the Seeds of Justice - To Children With Love." Sponsored by the YWCA of Greater Cincinnati and Cincinnati Bar Association. Cost: $40. Registration: 699-1401.

Saturday

Small business: 9:30 a.m., Public Library, 800 Vine St., downtown. "Building Your Business One Step at a Time." Sponsored by the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County and the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE). Free. Registration: 369-6934.

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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