BUSINESS CALENDAR Oct. 12
"Accounting and Tax Implications in Starting a Small Business," a seminar sponsored by SCORE for people wanting to start or grow a business, will be offered from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Northrop Community Services Center, 201 Eighth St. N.W., Room 319. Cost is $13. For more information or to register, call 285-8646.
"How To Spot Trouble And Stay Out Of It," a panel discussion sponsored by Minnesota Entrepreneurs Inc., will be at the Calhoun Beach Club, 2925 Dean Parkway, Minneapolis. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. with an hour of business networking at 6 p.m. to precede the panel discussion. Cost is $25 at the door or $20 with pre-registration at Web site www.mn-entrepreneurs.org.
"Business After Hours," a networking session sponsored by the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce, will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Rochester Art Center. For information, call the chamber at 288-1122 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Election 2004 Candidate Lunch Forum," 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Radisson Plaza Hotel Galleria III. Sponsored by the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce. Candidates for Olmsted County Commissioner will be from districts 1, 3, 5 and 7. Cost is $12 for chamber members; $24 for others. Reservations are required by phoning the chamber at 288-1122 or by e-mail to email@example.com.
"Communication Styles for Leaders," one of the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce-sponsored Business Solutions Fall Series, will be from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Merchants Bank, 3586 55th St. N.W., Rochester. Cost is $40 for chamber and Rochester Area Quality Council members, $50 for others, or $110 for members for the series. Reservations are required by phoning the chamber at 288-1122 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Winona Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a tour of Composite Products Inc. from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The tour is part of the observance of Minnesota Manufacturers' Week. Cost is $15 and includes a boxed lunch. To register, contact the chamber at 425-2272 or email@example.com.
"Election 2004 Candidate Lunch Forum," 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Radisson Plaza Hotel Galleria III. Sponsored by the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce. Candidates for Rochester City Council Wards 2, 4 and 6. Cost is $12 for chamber members; $24 for others. Reservations are required by phoning the chamber at 288-1122 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Mastering Personal Productivity," an interactive seminar sponsored by The Business Journal of Minneapolis and St. Paul and the Radisson Plaza Hotel in Minneapolis, will be from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the hotel. Cost is $89 and includes a one-year subscription to the journal. To register call (612) 288-2122 or visit twincities.bizjournals.com.
"Commercial Insurance," a seminar sponsored by SCORE for people wanting to start or grow a business, will be offered from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Northrop Community Services Center, 201 Eighth St. N.W., Room 319. Cost is $13. For more information or to register, call 285-8646.
"How Do You Keep Technology Workers Happy?" a program on managing and leading people who deliver technology, presented by Paul Glen, author of "Leading Geeks." From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., teleconference at Mayo Clinic sponsored by the Health Information Management Systems Society. Cost: In advance, free for HIMSS members, $25 for others and for students. At the door, $25 for members, $35 for others and $25 for students. To register visit www.himss-mn.org and click on the October event., For more information, call Shawna at (763) 923-7909.
"Minnesota OSHA Update," a presentation covering changes to standards and procedures within Minnesota OSHA for the past year, as well as an update on Minnesota OSHA's strategic plan. Fee $35. From 10 a.m. to noon, Rochester City Hall, Room 104. For registration contact: Angie Kupczak, Minnesota Safety Council, (800) 444-9150 (302) or e-mail email@example.com.
Andy Stefanovich, founder and leader of Play, an innovative marketing company, will speak at 7 p.m. at Luther Center for Faith and Life Decorah, Iowa. Sponsored by the Luther Economics and Business Department, the program is free and open to the pubic. Sponsor is the Luther Economics and Business Department.
The Rochester Human Resource Association (RHRA) will meet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Best Western Apache in Rochester. Nancy Vollertson, chair of Lindquist &; Vennum's employment law practice, will present her annual discussion on "What's Hot -- What's Not: in the world of HR." The Rochester Human Resources Association invites anyone in the field of HR to attend. Contact Aimee Larson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 507-289-3919 for more information.
The Rochester Service Corps of Retired Executives' program to assist business people with questions about business loans will be conducted from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce/SCORE office, 220 S. Broadway. A banker from US Bank will be present to answer questions. There will be no appointments. For more information, call 288-8103.
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