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Created on Wednesday, 24 March 2010 10:11 Last Updated on Monday, 03 December 2012 19:20 Published on Wednesday, 24 March 2010 10:11 Written by Courier Newsroom Hits: 1121
MARCH 25—Jessica Lee and Pittsburgh Gateway Corp. will host “Entrepreneurial Thursdays” from 5:30-8 p.m. at Little E’s, 949 Liberty Ave., Downtown. This week’s theme is “Work from Home Entrepreneurs.” This is a professional networking event with live jazz/R&B music. There is a $5 fee. Business casual is the attire. No jeans or tennis shoes. Call Sandy Marshall at 412-802-6780 or visit www.jessicaleesong.com.
MARCH 25—The National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs Inc. Pittsburgh Chapter will host their Women’s History Month Celebration from 6-8 p.m. at the Homewood Carnegie Library, 7101 Hamilton Ave., Homewood. There will be various workshops with guest presenters that include Dr. Tracey Reed, Michelle Teddar, Jackie Dandridge, Elise Yanders and Cheryl Ruffin. For more information, call 412-731-3080.
MARCH 27—Pennsylvania Women’s Work will host a Women’s “Re-Shaping Your Future” Career Conference from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at PNC Firstside Center, 500 First Ave., Downtown. There will be careers in training opportunities in various fields. There will be a continental breakfast, lunch and speakers. The cost is $5. For more information, call 412-281-9240 visit www.Pawomenwork.org.
MARCH 31—The Duquesne University Small Business Development Center will host “Break the Rules and Close More Deals” from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at the University’s Rockwell Hall, Room 108, 600 Forbes Ave., Uptown. This is the first of three sessions in the Sales Series, Peak Performance Management will teach individuals about superior selling. Attendees will learn how to deal with lost opportunities, slipping margins, complacency and market share, among other topics. Registration is required and the cost is $45. For more information, call 412-396-6233 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc.
MARCH 31—The U.S. Small Business Administration will host an 8(a) and HUBZone Certification & Contracting Day with hourly appointments being conducted from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-4 p.m. at the Riverside Center for Innovation, 700 River Ave., North Side. Individuals are asked to call to schedule an appointment. It is free to the public. MBE/WBE and Veteran-owned businesses are encouraged to attend. To register, contact Marisa Fentzel at 412-395-6560, ext. 109.
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