Sunday, March 28, 2004

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: (513) 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, (513) 481-5577.

TV Toastmasters: 6:30 p.m. first Monday, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 7701 Kenwood Road. Details: Rick Davis, (513) 533-8142.

Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce: Noon, Hyatt Regency Cincinnati, 151 W. Fifth Ave. "Meet Larry Householder, Speaker of the Ohio House." Cost: $30. Registration: (513) 579-3111 or register@gccc.com.

Tuesday

Toast of the Town (Toastmasters): Noon weekly, Bank One Towers, 8044 Montgomery Road. "Improve Your Speaking and Presentation Skills." Details: Lorna Zwerin, (513) 791-3224.

Business Network International, Anderson/Eastgate chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Ivy Hills Country Club, 7711 Ivy Hills Blvd. Details: Bryan Vielhauer, (513) 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, (513) 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, (513) 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, (513) 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, (513) 564-8727.

Seven Hills Toastmasters: 6:30 p.m. first and third Tuesday, Coldwell Banker, 9600 Montgomery Road. Details: Brian Cambre, (513) 793-6211.

Greater Anderson Networking Professionals: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Anderson Senior Center, Anderson Township. Details: Jim Dunphy, (513) 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: (513) 792-4692.

Speaking at Fourth & Vine Toastmasters chapter: 12:15 p.m. weekly, 309 Vine St., sixth floor in the prime rate room. "Improve Communication and Interpersonal Skills." Details: Chris Toney, (513) 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, J.W. Peck Federal Building, 550 Main St., first floor. "Improve Your Communication and Leadership Skills." Details: Ron Manohar, (513) 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, Medical Social Services Building, Room 202, Clermont Center Drive, Batavia. Details: Diane McCarty, (513) 732-7727.

Mount Healthy Business Association: 6:30 p.m. second Tuesday, Just One More (Banquet Room), 7511 Hamilton Ave. Free. Details: Jill Claire, (513) 522-2652.

Allied Construction Industries: 5:30 p.m., 1010 Yale Ave. "Successful Project Documentation." Cost: $55 members; $80 nonmembers. Details: (513) 221-8020.

Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce: 8 a.m., Montgomery Inn Banquet Center, 601 E. Pete Rose Way. "Ruthless Execution with author, Amil Hartman." Cost: $49 Chamber members; $98 nonmembers. Registration: (513) 579-3111 or register@gccc.com.

Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce: 11:30 a.m., Clarion Hotel & Suites, 5901 Pfeiffer Road, Blue Ash. Inc 500 Panel - "Two Executives Who Have Made the List of the Fastest-Growing Privately Held Companies Speak On What It Takes to Make the List." Cost: $25 Chamber members; $50 nonmembers. Registration: (513) 579-3111 or register@gccc.com.

Wednesday

Business Network International, Eastern Hills Chapter: 8 a.m. weekly, Constantini's Restaurant, 807 Main St., Milford. Free. Details: Andy Kahn, (513) 321-6499.

Business Network International, Kenwood chapter: 7 a.m. weekly, Tri Health Sports Complix, I-71 and Pfeiffer Road. Details: Mark Bever, (513) 621-8210.

Business Network International, Mason chapter: 7:15 a.m., weekly, Sibcy Cline Realtors, 10000 Kings Automall Drive. Details: David Scully, (513) 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, (513) 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, (513) 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, (513) 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, (513) 791-8920.

Toastmasters of Mount Auburn: Noon weekly, Cancer Family Care, 2421 Auburn Ave. Details: Jan Borgman or Andrea Herzig, (513) 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, (513) 831-3190.

Downtown Toastmasters: Noon first and third Wednesday, 105 E. Fourth St., lower level. Details: Mike Lippert, (513) 772-3457.

Montgomery Kiwanis Club: 6:30 p.m. weekly, Swaim Park Lodge, Cooper and Zig Zag roads, Montgomery. Details: Eugene Stagnaro Jr., (513) 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. "Improve Your Speaking, Interviewing and Presentation Skills." Details: MaryBeth Brown, (513) 777-7832.

National At-Risk Education Association: 7 p.m. first Wednesday, 6836 Tylersville Road, West Chester Township. "Improve Test Scores." Reservations: (513) 779-4100.

Greater Cincinnati Grant Seekers Network: 9:30 a.m. second Wednesday, YMCA-Melrose branch, 2840 Melrose Ave. "Network Meeting." Details: (513) 961-3510.

Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce: 11:30 a.m., Clermont Chamber, 553 Chamber Drive, Milford. Leadership Luncheon - "Selling - A Process or an Art Forum?" Cost: $15 for members of the Clermont, Greater Cincinnati, or Southeastern Butler Chambers." Registration: (513) 579-3111 or register@gccc.com.

Right Management Consultants: 7:30 a.m., Bankers' Club, Fifth Third Center, 511 Walnut St., downtown. Author, speaker and consultant, Steve Wall will present "The Human Impact of Mergers and Acquisitions." Free. Reservations: Steve Bowling, (513) 733-1313.

Thursday

Business Network International, Blue Ash chapter: 7:15 a.m. weekly, Minuteman Press, 11105 Kenwood Road. Details: Steve Hawkins, (513) 346-1728.

Business Network International, Bluegrass chapter: 11:30 a.m. weekly, Holiday Inn, Riverfront, 600 West Third St., Covington. Details: Richard Turner, (513) 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, (513) 444-2111.

Business Network International, Tri-County chapter: 7 a.m. weekly, Kinker-Eveleigh, 7750 Montgomery Road. Details: Denise Farag, (513) 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, (513) 226-3531.

Business Network International, West Cincinnati chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Perkins Restaurant, 5343 North Bend Road. Details: Ben Brauer, (513) 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, (513) 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, (513) 891-5776 or www.melongroup.com.

West Hills Toastmasters: 7 p.m. first and third Thursday, Perkins Restaurant, Monfort Heights. Details: Don Hartley, (513) 481-6608 or Will Atkinson, (513) 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: (513) 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, (513) 522-2652.

Great Oaks Institute of Technology and Career Development: 7:30 a.m., Center for Employment Resources, 3254 East Kemper, Sharonville. "Developing a Dream Team for Your Organization." Free. Registration: (513) 771-8925 or e-mail to gebhartg@greatoaks.com.

Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce: 8 a.m., Chamber Center, NOR-COM room, Fort Mitchell. Water Cooler Talk - "Rating the Effectiveness of Your Marketing Strategy." Cost: $10 Chamber members and NKU SBDC referrals; $20 nonmembers. Reservations: (859) 578-6397 or www.nkychamber.com.

Friday

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

Manufacturers' Agents of Cincinnati: 11:30 a.m., Montgomery Inn, 9440 Montgomery Road. "Overview on How to Use PowerPoint Computer Software." Cost: $20 members; $25 nonmembers. Registration: (513) 385-8091.

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 or www.cbn-ohio.org.

Cincinnati Chapter of the Military Officers' Association of America (of the Seven Uniformed Services): Noon, Holiday Inn, 600 W. Third St., Covington. "Underground Railroad Freedom Center." Cost: $16. Reservations: Jim Hoeh, (513) 481-4045.

Saturday

TV Toastmasters: 9:30 a.m. third Saturday, AuctStudio, 8550 Beechmont Ave., Suite 800, Anderson Township. Details: Rick Davis, (513) 533-8142.

• Seminars

Wednesday

Home/condo inspection: 6:30 p.m., University of Cincinnati. "How to Inspect a House or Condo Before You Buy or Sell It." Sponsored by Carroll Group Inc. Cost: $19. Registration: (513) 556-6932.

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 by Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE. Cost: $35 in advance; $40 at the door. Registration: (513) 684-2812 or www.scorechapter34.org.

Small business: 9:30 a.m., Main Library, 800 Vine St., downtown. "Building Your Business One Step At a Time." Sponsored by Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) and the Government and Business Department of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County. Free. Registration: (513) 369-6934 or e-mail to GovBus@cincinnatilibrary.org.

• Where to send notices:

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