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Upcoming business events for the week of June 6, 2021

Upcoming business events for the week of June 6, 2021

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TUESDAY, JUNE 8

BUSINESS SMART START

An introduction to owning your own business. Registration required.

Where: Webinar instructions will be sent before the class

When: 4 to 7 p.m.

Cost: Free

Contact: Register at www.roanokesmallbusiness.com

ANNUAL MEETING OF THE MEMBERSHIP

Meet new executive director Khari Ryder.

Where: The Preserve at Crooked Run, 1356 Camp Fincastle, Fincastle

When: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Cost: $20 Botetourt Chamber of Commerce members, $30 nonmembers

Contact: www.botetourtchamber.com

THURSDAY, JUNE 10

EMERGING SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS AND HOW TO LEVERAGE THEM

Speaker Karen Freberg, associate professor in strategic communications at the University of Louisville.

Where: Webinar

When: Noon

Cost: Free Blue Ridge PRSA members and PRSSA students, $5 nonmembers

Contact: Register at www.prsa-blueridge.org

SATURDAY, JUNE 12

MEDICARE WORKSHOP

Presented by Lynn Atkinson, a licensed independent agent. Discuss when to enroll in Medicare, your plan options, eligibility and the four main parts of Medicare.

Where: Brambleton Center, 3738 Brambleton Ave. S.W., Roanoke

When: 10 a.m.

Cost: Free

Contact: Lynn Atkinson for required RSVP, 685-3817

TUESDAY, JUNE 15

WOMEN OF THE CHAMBER: THE BENEFITS OF YOGA

Abby Reed, a yoga instructor with Hustle Haven, will join us for lunch and a discussion about yoga’s mental and physical benefits.

Where: Hotel Roanoke, 110 Shenandoah Ave. N.W., Roanoke

When: Noon to 1 p.m.

Cost: $35 Roanoke Regional Chamber members, $55 nonmembers

Contact: www.roanokechamber.org

THURSDAY, JUNE 17

NEW RIVER VALLEY SHRM

Clay Eure, director of client success for Eure Consulting, will speak on the topic of “Deeper than DISC.”

Where: Zoom

When: Noon

Cost: Free members, $10 guests

Contact: RSVP at https://nrv.shrm.org/forms/rsvp-june-2021-meeting

TUESDAY, JUNE 22

ROANOKE VALLEY SHRM

Jessica Stollings-Holder will talk about “The Generational Advantage.”

Where: Zoom

When: 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Cost: Free

Contact: http://rvshrm.shrm.org/forms/monthly-meeting-registration

THURSDAY, JUNE 24

JOB FAIR

Hosted by the Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce, featuring businesses in the area that are actively hiring.

Where: Forest Library, 15583 Forest Road, Forest

When: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Cost: Free and open to the public

Contact: www.bedfordareachamber.com

WANT YOUR EVENT LISTED? Information on public events of interest to businesspeople can be sent to Business News, The Roanoke Times, 201 Campbell Ave. S.W., Roanoke VA 24011; emailed to upcoming@roanoke.com; or faxed to 540-981-3346. Deadline for submissions is two weeks before the event. For more information, call Karen Belcher at 540-981-3340.

 

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Karen compiles Names and Changes and the Sunday business calendar. She also compiles the Sunday calendar and planners for the community publications. In addition, she takes care of the administrative side of things in the newsroom.

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