Sunday, April 21, 2002

Conventions, meetings, seminars


        Rapid Prototyping & Manufacturing (RP&M) 2002 Conference and Exposition: Four-day conference, April 29-May 2; three-day exposition, April 30-May 2, Albert B. Sabin Cincinnati Convention Center, 525 Elm St. Details: or (800) 733-4763.



        Job Search Focus Group: 9 a.m. weekly, Hyde Park Community United Methodist Church, 1345 Grace Ave. Details: 871-0320.

        Cheers Toastmasters, noon weekly, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Sixth and Vine streets, downtown. Details: Michele Girard, 688-1625.

        Business Network International, Commonwealth chapter, 11:30 a.m. weekly, Holiday Inn, Covington. Details: Brennan Scanlon, (859) 655-9600.

        Family Life Center: 1:30 p.m., Family Life Center House, 703 Compton Road. “Job Search Support Group.” Free. Registrations: 931-5777.

        Cincinnati Toastmasters Club #472: 7 p.m., Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 7701 Kenwood Road, Kenwood. Details: Glen Bathalter, 793-4350.


        Toast of the Town (Toastmasters), 11:45 a.m. weekly, 4680 Parkway Drive, Suite 420 (Ford Regional Offices) in Mason. Details: Brenda Corbett, 505-6046.

        Business Network International, Anderson/Eastgate chap ter, 7:30 a.m. weekly, Comey & Shepherd, 7333 Beechmont Ave. Details: John Tekulve, (859) 331-3300.

        Business Network International, downtown Cincinnati chapter, 7:30 a.m. weekly, 900 Fourth and Vine Tower. Free. Details: Melissa Fabian, 794-1300.

        Business Network International, Hyde Park chapter, 7:15 a.m. weekly, Big Sky Bread Bakery & Cafe, 3012 Madison Road, Oakley. Details: Nasse Chachoff, 891-1322.

        Business Network International, Kenton/Boone chapter, 7:15 a.m. weekly, Colonial Cottage, Erlanger. Details: Chris Reinersman, (859) 292-7610.

        Business Network International, Northeast Cincinnati chapter, 7:15 a.m. weekly, 5181 Natorp Blvd., Mason. Details: Steven Koebbe, 755-8668.

        Business Network International, Turfway chapter, 7 a.m. weekly, Bob Evans, 2511 Ritchie, Crescent Springs. Details: Steve Knapp, (859) 746-2929.

        Network Professionals Inc., Eastern Cincinnati chapter, 7:30 a.m. weekly, New England Club, 8135 Beechmont Ave. Details: Frank Agin, (888) 509-5323.

        Professional Association of Healthcare Office Management, Greater Cincinnati chapter: 8:30 a.m., Brower Agency, 6279 Tri-Ridge Blvd., Suite 400, Loveland. “Legal Issues on Record Retention and Destruction.” Details: Lola Parrish, 891-2211.

        Raymond James Financial: 11 a.m., Holiday Inn, 2100 Dixie Highway, Fort Mitchell. “Charitable Giving.” Free. Reservations: (859) 578-2200.


        Business Network International, Eastern Hills chapter, 7:30 a.m. weekly, Comey & Shepherd Realtors, 7333 Beechmont Ave. Free. Details: Mark Bodner, 762-7766.

        Business Network International, Kenwood chapter, 7 a.m. weekly, Hannaford Suites, 5900 E. Galbraith Road. Details: Charlotte Johnson, 336-8588.

        Business Network International, Mason chapter, 7:15 a.m., weekly, CMC Office Center, 7577 Central Park Blvd. Details: Linda Searle, 891-4444.

        Business Network International, River Cities chapter, 7:30 a.m. weekly, Colonial Cottage Inn, 3140 Dixie Highway, Erlanger. Details: Andy Edmonds, (859) 342-2505.

        Business Network International, Tristate chapter, 7:15 a.m. weekly, Perkins restaurant, 2611 Alexandria Pike, Highland Heights. Details: Jeff Bertke, 793-1190.

        Business Network International, West Chester chapter, 7 a.m. weekly, O'Charley's Restaurant, 7412 Tylersville Road, West Chester Township. Reservations: Styliane McKinney, 673-5600.

        Business Network International, Western Hills chapter, 7:30 a.m. weekly, Western Sports Mall, 2323 Ferguson Road. Details: Jim Kleemeier, 922-8900.

        Business Network International, Beckett chapter, 11:45 a.m. weekly, Beckett Office Center, 8050 Beckett Center Drive, West Chester Township. Details: Kris Adams, 777-8800.

        Toastmasters of Mount Auburn: Noon weekly, Cancer Family Care, 2421 Auburn Ave. Details: Jan Borgman or Andrea Herzig, 731-3346.

        International Association of Administrative Professionals, Cincinnati chapter: 8 a.m., Union Central Life Insurance Co., 1876 Waycross Road. Administrative Professionals Day — “Fundamentals of Innovation and Creativity: The Six Thinking Hats.” Cost: $75. Reservations: 483-5555.

        Humana ChoiceCare Chamber Expo 2002: 7:30 a.m., Albert B. Sabin Cincinnati Convention Center, 525 Elm St. Admission to the expo is free with a meal ticket; $15 without. Kickoff breakfast: $30 for Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce members; $60 for nonmembers. Lunch is $40 for members; $55 for nonmembers. Tickets: 579-3111 or


        Business Network International, Blue Ash chapter, 7:15 a.m. weekly, Blue Ash Banquet Hall, 11330 Williamson Road. Details: Karen Schwamberger, 388-0324.

        Business Network International, Bluegrass chapter, 11:30 a.m. weekly, Holiday Inn, Covington. Details: Ryan Bihl, (859) 292-7614.

        Business Network International, KOI chapter, 7 a.m. weekly, Colonial Cottage Inn, 3140 Dixie Highway, Erlanger. Details: Anthony Beimesch, (859) 746-1022.

        Business Network International, Montgomery chapter, 11:30 a.m. weekly, Kids First Sports Center, 7900 E. Kemper Road. Details: Byron Frasier, 229-0012.

        Business Network International, Queen City, 7:30 a.m. weekly, Maya's, 9749 Kenwood Road. Details: Jonathan Phillips, 541-4745.

        Business Network International, Tri-County chapter, 7 a.m. weekly, Kinker-Eveleigh, 7750 Montgomery Road. Details: Cathy Cook, 241-4029.

        Business Network International, Lakota chapter, 7 a.m. weekly, O'Charley's Restaurant, 7866 Tylersville Road, West Chester Township. Details: Steve Koebbe, 755-8668.

        Northern Hills Toastmasters, 7 p.m. weekly, Fairfield Fire Station No. 2, Ohio 4 at Boymel Drive, Fairfield. Details: Mike Combs, 742-0768.

        West Hills Toastmasters, 7 p.m. first and third Thursday of each month, Perkins Restaurant, Monfort Heights. Details: Don Hartley, 481-6608, or Will Atkinson, 574-0396.

        Edward Jones: 9 a.m., Scrapbook Sensations, 5634 Cheviot Road. “Women's Coffee Club.” Details:

        The Circuit: 6 p.m., Embassy Suites, 4554 Lake Forest Drive, Blue Ash. “Best Practice IT Project Management? A Long Adventurous Journey.” Cost: $10. Registrations:

        Cincinnati Paralegal Association: noon, Cincinnati Bar Association, 255 E. Sixth St. “National Paralegal Issues.” Cost: $7 for members; $9 for nonmembers; $2 to attend without lunch. Reservations: Kathleen Grote, 357-9407.


        Business Network International, Northern Kentucky chapter, 7 a.m. weekly, Josh's at the Drawbridge, Interstate 75 and Buttermilk Pike. Details: Diane Caldwell, 545-4886.

        Clermont Chamber of Commerce: 11:30 a.m., Holiday Inn, Eastgate. “Legislative Luncheon.” Cost: $20 for members; $27 for nonmembers and members registering after April 22. Details: 579-3111.



        Alcohol and other drug problems: 7:30 a.m., White House Inn, 4940 Muhlhauser Road, West Chester Township. “Alcohol and Drugs in the Workplace.” Sponsored by the Greater Hamilton Safety Council. Cost: $60 for members; $75 for nonmembers. Reservations: 896-5333.

        Retirement: 10:30 a.m., Sweet- wine Lodge at the Vineyard Golf Course, 600 Nordyke Road. “How to Protect Your Estate from Taxes and Probate.” Sponsored by Senior Retirement Resources. Free. Reservations: (800) 697-9879.


        Small business: 8:30 a.m., Raymond Walters College, Muntz Hall, 9555 Plainfield Road, Blue Ash. “Starting a Business.” Sponsored by Service Corps of Retired Executives Association. Cost: $35. Details: 684-2812.

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