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Sunday, June 23, 2013
TUESDAY JUNE 25
CUSTOMER SERVICE HOSPITALITY TRAINING WORKSHOPS
Learn the best practices to better attract and retain customers. Presented by the Roanoke Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Where: South County Library, 6303 Merriman Road, Roanoke
When: 9 a.m. to noon
Cost: $20 nonmembers; $15 members
Contact: 342-6025, ext. 114; email@example.com
WEDNESDAY JUNE 26
2013 MID-MARKET BENEFITS BENCHMARKING SEMINAR
Learn how your employee benefits plan is positioned in the marketplace. Benefits benchmarking data will be shared. Hosted by Scott Insurance. Reservations required.
Where: Taubman Museum of Art, 110 Salem Ave. S.E., Roanoke
When: 8 to 10 a.m.
THURSDAY JUNE 27-FRIDAY JUNE 28
Universal Design/Build presents a shift in the approach to residential design and construction.
Where: Roanoke Regional Home Builders Association office, 1626 Apperson Drive, Salem
When: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cost: $350 RRHBA members; $400 nonmembers
Contact: 389-7135, firstname.lastname@example.org
HOW TO NEGOTIATE
Allan Tsang will talk about the techniques and secrets that he uses to coach executives and consultants. Hosted by the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce.
Where: MCCC office, 1520 N. Franklin St., Christiansburg
When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
THURSDAY JUNE 27
Hear from panels featuring local business leaders and learn practical LinkedIn strategies. Hosted by the Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council.
Where: The Inn at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg
When: Workshop, 2 p.m.; Technology and Toast, 5:30 p.m.
Cost: $20 in advance; $39 at the door
PRIME TIME AFTER HOURS
Network and make connections with local businesses. Hosted by the Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Where: Quality Inn Roanoke Airport, 6626 Thirlane Road N.W., Roanoke
When: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Cost: Free to chamber members, $15 for nonmembers
Contact: 983-0700 ext. 221, email@example.com
BUSINESS AFTER HOURS
Opportunity to network and promote your business. Hosted by the Bedford County Chamber of Commerce.
Where: Heritage Green, 200 Lillian Lane, Lynchburg
When: 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Cost: Free for members, $15 for nonmembers
Contact: Laura Morck, firstname.lastname@example.org
TUESDAY JULY 2
STARTUP MEET UP LEAN COFFEE
Propose and discuss topics with fellow professionals and entrepreneurs.
Where: Business Lounge, 131 Kirk Ave., Roanoke
When: 8 to 9:30 a.m.
MONDAY JULY 8-THURSDAY JULY 11
OSHA 511 – BASIC COURSE FOR GENERAL INDUSTRY
OSHA policy procedures and standards, as well as general industry safety and health principles, will be taught.
Where: Virginia Western Community College, 3093 Colonial Ave., Roanoke
When: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
WEDNESDAY JULY 10
Know how to respond if you find your business under investigation by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or Department of Labor. Hosted by Creekmore Law Firm. RSVP.
Where: Salem Memorial Ballpark, Roanoke Blvd., Salem
When: 5:30 to 6:45 p.m.
TUESDAY JULY 16
AFTER HOURS WITH THE CHAMBER
Hosted by the Botetourt County Chamber of Commerce.
Where: Amethyst Acres Equine Center, 9195 Springwood Road, Buchanan
When: 5:30 pm to 8 p.m.
Cost: Free for chamber members and their guests
Contact: 473-8280, email@example.com
Kiwanis Club of Botetourt County
Meets from 7 to 8 a.m. Fridays at Greenfield Education and Training Center, Daleville. For information, call Tim Alderman at 353-4695 or visit botetourtkiwanis.org.
Real Estate Investors of Roanoke
Meets Tuesdays at El Rodeo, 4017 Williamson Road, Roanoke. For anyone interested in learning about real estate investing. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.reiofroanoke.com.
Kiwanis Club of Roanoke
Meets from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays at The Patrick Henry on South Jefferson Street. For information, call Lloyd Enoch at 265-2441.
Rotary Club of Blacksburg
Meets from noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays at Blacksburg Country Club. For information, email email@example.com or visit www.blacksburgrotary.org.
Christiansburg-Blacksburg Rotary Club
Meets from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Mondays at Blacksburg Country Club. For information, contact Les Myers at 230-9376 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rotary Club of Roanoke Valley
Meets from 7 to 8 a.m. Tuesdays at Hidden Valley Country Club. For information about Rotary International, visit www.rotary.org. For the Roanoke Valley club, call Bob McAdam at 776-2583 or 342-1507.
Salem Kiwanis Club
Meets Tuesdays at 11:45 a.m. at the Salem Civic Center on Roanoke Boulevard. For information, contact Paul Bowles at 375-3004 or email@example.com.
Rotary Club of Salem
Meets Thursdays at noon at the Salem Civic Center on Roanoke Boulevard. For information about Rotary International, visit www.rotary.org. For the Salem club, visit www.salemrotaryclub.com or contact Lenora Downing at 444-4104 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Radford Noon Rotary Club
Meets Wednesdays at noon at the Best Western on Tyler Avenue. For information, contact Martin Riding at email@example.com or 859-948-0001.
Buchanan Rotary Club
Meets Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. at the Community House, Lowe Street, Buchanan. For information, contact Joe Obenshain at 966-5433 or firstname.lastname@example.org or call Buchanan Rotary at 254-1010.
Christiansburg Rotary Club
Meets every Friday at noon at Lucie Monroe’s Coffee Shop, Christiansburg. For information, contact Eric Johnsen at email@example.com or 818-6618.
Rotary Club of Smith Mountain Lake
Meets at 7 a.m. the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at Westlake Country Club in Hardy. For information, contact Case Pieterman at 586-8464 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rotary Blue Ridge New Generations
Meets from 6 to 7 p.m. every first, third and fifth (if applicable) Wednesday at 202 Market. For more information, call Ellie Hammer at 985-5410.
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