Sunday, March 7, 2004

Business agenda

• Meetings


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.

American Foundry Society, South Western Ohio chapter: 5:30 p.m., Raffel's, 10160 Reading Road. "Energy Programs as they Relate to Industry and Foundry." Cost: $25. Tickets can be purchased at the door. Details: Dave Rauen, 421-6550.


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, 3140 Dixie Highway, 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.

Business Network International, Lawrenceburg chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Dearborn Adult Center, 311 West Tate St., Lawrenceburg. Details: Matt Fox, 564-8727.

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 Interstate 471 and Interstate 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.

Mount Healthy Business Association Inc.: 6:30 p.m. second Tuesday, Just One More Banquet Room, 7511 Hamilton Ave. Free. Details: Jill Claire, 522-2652.

International Association of Administrative Professionals, Northern Kentucky Chapter: 6 p.m., Airport Marriott, 2395 Progress Drive, Boone County. "Aligning Your Professional Goals with Your Organizational Goals." Cost: $21.50. Reservations: 983-9036.

Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce: Noon, Chamber, 300 Carew Tower, 441 Vine St. "Navigating Your Chamber - What Can the Chamber Do For You?" Free. Registration: 579-3111 or

Financial: 6:30 p.m., 3805 Edwards Road, Rookwood Tower. "Build a Portfolio for Any Weather." Sponsored by Fidelity Investments. Free. Registration: (800) 642-6977.


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, Interstate 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 Interstate 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 Grant Seekers Network: 9:30 a.m. second Wednesday, YMCA-Melrose branch, 2840 Melrose Ave. "Network Meeting." Details: 961-3510.

Women in Insurance & Financial Services (WIFS): 11 a.m., RSVP at Wards Corner, 453 Wards Corner Road, Loveland. Julie O'Neill, news anchor and reporter will, speak on "Embracing Your Beauty." Cost: $30. Details: Marilyn Hospodar, 677-2158.

Greater Cincinnati Human Resources Association: 11 a.m., Montgomery Inn Banquet Center, 601 Pete Rose Way. Outsourcing and Downsizing Solutions." Cost: $20 members; $35 nonmembers; $15 student members. Reservations: 554-4747.

CincinnatiSoleProprietor: 7:30 a.m., 11500 Northlake Drive, Symmes Township. "401(k)'s and How they Relate to the Sole Proprietor Anywhere - Not Just Cincinnati." Free. Reservations: David Leopold, 697-6366.

Association for Corporate Growth: Noon, Queen City Club, 331 E. Fourth St. "The SmART of the Deal." Cost: $30 ACG members; $40 nonmembers. Registration: 579-3111 or


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, 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. weekly, Perkins Restaurant, 5343 North Bend Road. Details: Ben Brauer, 242-1431.

Business Network International, Notable Network chapter: 11:30 a.m. weekly, Colonial Cottage, 3140 Dixie Highway, Erlanger. Details: Missy Owens, (859) 525-4013.

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

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.

Colerain Township Business Association: 8 a.m. second Thursday, Colerain Township Senior and Community Center, 4300 Springdale Road. Cost: $3. Details: Jill Claire, 522-2652.

TechSolve: 8 a.m., 1111 Edison Drive. "Increasing Sales: Utilizing Online Guerrilla Marketing." Free. Reservations: Doreen Stanley, 948-2010 or

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. "HR Group 100 - Motivating Employees Through Performance Management." Free. Reservations: (859) 578-6399.

Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce: 8:30 a.m., Chamber's Blue Ash Office, 4540 Cooper Road, Suite 305. "Roundtable Executive Preview." Free. Registration: 579-3111 or


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

Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) of Cincinnati: 8 a.m., Kenwood Country Club, 6501 Kenwood Road. "The Impact of the Internet on Real Estate." Cost: $25 members in advance; $30 nonmembers. Free for real estate roundtable members. Reservations:

Christian Business Network: 11:30 a.m., St. Paul Village, 5515 Madison Road. Reservations:

Greater Cincinnati Professional Coaches Association: 11:15 a.m., St. John's United Church of Christ, 729 Jefferson Ave., Reading. "Mission and Vision." Free for members and first meeting; $10 nonmembers. Details: Donna Drury, 774-8991. Web site:


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

Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and Northern Kentucky Leadership Foundation: 7 p.m., Turfway Park, 7500 Turfway Road, Florence. "Charity Night at the Tables - Celebrating Community Giving." Cost: $50. Reservations: (859) 578-6388.



Financial future: 10:30 a.m., Maple Knoll Senior Center, 11199 Springfield Pike, Springdale. "Women - Take Charge of Your Financial Future." Sponsored by Senior and Executive Retirement Resources. Free. Reservations: (800) 697-9879.

Information technology: 8 a.m., Madison E-Zone, Covington. "Benefits of Microsoft Small Business Server 2003." Sponsored by C-Forward. Free. Registration:


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 by SCORE. Cost: $35 in advance; $40 at the door. Registration: 684-2812 or

Where to send notices

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