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Created on Wednesday, 17 February 2010 10:33 Last Updated on Monday, 03 December 2012 19:20 Published on Wednesday, 17 February 2010 10:33 Written by Courier Newsroom Hits: 1377
FEB. 18—The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host their Business Program Series from 12:15-1 p.m. at the Downtown & Business branch, 612 Smithfield St. The topic is “Finding a Job in a Tough Economy.” Chris Posti, executive coach and outpatient counselor for Posti & Associates Inc. will lead the discussion on tips that can get one hired during a tough economy. This event is free and open to the public. Call 412-281-7141.
FEB. 18—Jessica Lee will host “Entrepreneurial Thursdays” from 5:30-8 p.m. at Little E’s, 949 Liberty Ave., Downtown. This week’s theme is “Business Exit Strategies.” This is a professional networking event with live jazz/R&B music. There is a $10 cover charge with a full bar and dinner selections. Business casual is the attire. No jeans or tennis shoes. Call Sandy Marshall at 412-802-6780 or visit www.jessicaleesong.com.
Women business series
FEB. 23—The Comfort Inn & Conference Center will host “Comfort Zone Networking Lunch” from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at 699 Rodi Rd., Penn Hills. This is a networking opportunity with lunch. Reservations are required. The cost is $10. For more information, call Sharon Pranis at 412-349-1622.
FEB. 24—The U.S. Small Business Administration will host an 8(a) and HUBZone Certification & Contracting workshop from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at The Riverside Center for Innovation, 700 River Ave., 1st floor Conference Room, North Side. It is free to the public. MBE/WBE and Veteran-owned businesses are encouraged to attend. Registration is requested. Call Marisa Fentzel at 412-395-6560, ext. 109.
Business town hall
FEB. 24—The Western Pennsylvania Minority Supplier Development Council will host a Minority Business Town Hall Meeting, “New Beginning...positioning for success” from 9-11:30 a.m. at Community College of Allegheny Campus, 808 Ridge Ave., North Side. This is to help MBEs and corporations focus on the threats and opportunities that they may face in 2010. Registration is requested. For more information, call 412-391-4423 or visit www.wpmsdc.org.
Board members workshop
ONGOING—The McKeesport Development Corporation will host a Business Training Program from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at 502 Fifth Ave., Suite 601, McKeesport. The program will assist interested entrepreneurs in learning the nuts and bolts of starting or expanding a home based or small business. The program will run through Feb. 26. The program is free and open to the public. Registration is required. For more information, call Deborah Molinari at 412-664-7000.
(To have information on Business Calendar, send information at least two weeks in advance to: 315 E. Carson St., Pittsburgh, Pa. 15219; Fax: 412-481-1360 or e-mail:
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