Sunday, September 14, 2003

Business meetings this week



Job Search Focus Group: 8 a.m. weekly for new member orientation; 9 a.m. weekly regular meeting, 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: Scott Malof, (859) 431-1975.

Cincinnati Toastmasters Club 472: 7 p.m. second and fourth Mondays, excluding major holidays, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 7701 Kenwood Road. Details: Rick Stone, 481-5577.TV Toastmasters: 6:30 p.m. first Monday, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 7701 Kenwood Road. Details: Rick Davis, 533-8142.


Toast of the Town (Toastmasters): Noon weekly, Bank One Towers, 8044 Montgomery Road. "Improve Your Speaking and Presentation Skills." Details: Lorna Zwerin, 791-3224.

Business Network International, Anderson/Eastgate chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, 747-2 Ohio Pike, Anderson Township. Details: Tanya Fischer, 752-5203.

Business Network International, Hyde Park chapter: 7:15 a.m. weekly, Big Sky Bread Bakery & Cafe, Oakley Square, 3012 Madison Road. Details: Wilson Rosebraugh, 232-2831.

Business Network International, Kenton/Boone chapter: 7:15 a.m. weekly, Colonial Cottage, Erlanger. Details: Fred Kibbler, (859) 341-2100.

Business Network International, Middletown chapter: 7 a.m. weekly, 3851 Towne Blvd. Details: Gene William, 539-9581.

Business Network International, Delhi chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Western Hills Sports Mall, 2323 Ferguson Road. Details: Russ Brown, 451-5957.

Business Network International, West Cincinnati chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Winton Savings & Loan, 5511 Cheviot Road. Details: Russ Stansell, 741-3805.

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

Greater Anderson Networking Professionals: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Frisch's Restaurant, 7706 Beechmont Ave., Anderson Township. Details: Jim Dunphy, 528-2721.

Seven Hills Toastmasters: 6:30 p.m. first and third Tuesday, Coldwell Banker, 9600 Montgomery Road. Details: Brian Cambre, 793-6211.

Star Financial Group Inc.: 6 p.m. weekly, 4866 Cooper Road, Blue Ash. "How to Pay for College Without Going Broke - Getting the Maximum Money for College." Free. Reservations: 792-4692.

Speaking at Fourth & Vine Toastmasters chapter: 12:15 p.m. weekly, 309 Vine St, sixth floor in the prime rate room. "Improve Communication and Interpersonal Skills." Details: Chris Toney, 763-1693.

IBI Global International: 7 p.m. weekly, Cincinnati Airport, Holiday Inn, 1717 Airport Exchange Blvd. Elite Success Support Group. Free. Registration: Darlene Jameison, (859) 643-4412 or (888) 339-0556.

Toast N Talk (Toastmasters): Noon first, second and third Tuesdays, JW Peck Federal Building, 550 Main St., first floor. "Improve Your Communication and Leadership Skills." Details: Ron Manohar, 263-3659.

Triangle Toastmasters: 7 p.m. first and third Tuesday, Northern Kentucky Sanitation District Headquarters, Eaton Drive, I-275 and Ky. 17 (Madison Pike), Fort Wright. Details: Joe Schwerling, (859) 441-0966.

Anderson Hills Toastmasters: 7 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, Anderson Mercy Hospital, 7500 State Road. Details: Joe Schwerling, (859) 441-0966.

Retirement Capital Advisors: 4 p.m. Tuesday or 9:30 a.m. Thursday, 11500 Northlake Drive, suite 100. "Planning 101 - Pre-Retirement." Free. Details: 769-4040.

APICS, Cincinnati chapter: 5 p.m., Quality Inn & Suites, 4747 Montgomery Road. "No Technology - No Problem - A Real-Life Case Study." Cost: $25; $10 students. Reservations:

National Human Resources Association, Cincinnati Affiliate: 8:15 a.m., Queen City Club, 331 E. Fourth St., downtown. "Could Your Workplace be a Target for Violence?" Cost: $55 members; $75 nonmembers. Reservations: Jenny Zimmer, 922-1636.

Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce: 7:15 a.m., Five Seasons Country Club, 345 Thomas More Parkway, Crestview Hills. Eggs 'N Issues - "State of Northern Kentucky II: An Update from our Southern Neighbors." Cost: $15 Chamber members in advance; $20 at the door; $40 future members. Reservations: (859) 578-6395.

Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce: 11:30 a.m., Clarion Hotel, 5901 Pfeiffer Road, Blue Ash. Decision Maker - "Building Your Brand in a Tight Economy." Cost: $25 members; $50 nonmembers. Registration: 579-3111.

Project Management Institute, Southwest Ohio chapter: 6 p.m., Clarion Hotel, 5901 Pfeiffer Road, Blue Ash. "Building Your Project Consulting Practice." Cost: $25 members in advance; $35 members and nonmembers at the door; $10 students. Reservations: Kristie Spivey, 674-0578.


Business Network International, Eastern Hills chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Comey & Shepherd Realtors, 7333 Beechmont Ave. Free. Details: Rick Seissiger,576-0747.

Business Network International, Kenwood chapter: 7 a.m. weekly, Tri Health Sports Complix, I-71 and Pfeiffer Road. Details: Gregg Macmillan, 248-2121.

Business Network International, Mason chapter: 7:15 a.m. weekly, Sibcy Cline Realtors, 10000 Kings Automall Drive. Details: Nick Meyer, 792-6658.

Business Network International, Tri-state chapter: 7:15 a.m. weekly, Perkins restaurant, 2611 Alexandria Pike, Highland Heights. Details: Lawrence Robinson, (859) 781-4810.

Business Network International, West Chester chapter, 7 a.m. weekly, O'Charley's Restaurant, 7412 Tylersville Road, West Chester Township. Details: Barb Fischer, 759-0070.

Business Network International, Western Hills chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Western Sports Mall, 2323 Ferguson Road. Details: Brian O'Connell, 977-8431.

Business Network International, Beckett chapter: 11:45 a.m. weekly, Beckett Office Center, 8050 Beckett Center Drive, West Chester Township. Details: Chuck Sacks, 799-5700.

Business Network International, Greater Cincinnati chapter: 7:15 a.m. weekly, Bankers' Club, Fifth Third Center, 511 Walnut St., downtown. Details: Tracy Green, 232-2844.

Business Network International, Fairfield chapter: 7 a.m. weekly, ET Cyber Cafe, 5965-2 Boymel Drive. Details: Randy Tschantz, 821-3800.

Business Network International, Referrals R Us chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Colonial Cottage, 3140 Dixie Highway. Details: David Schansberg, (859) 341-5777.

Business Network International, Central Cincinnati chapter: 7:15 a.m. weekly, HQ Building, 4555 Lake Forest Drive. Details: Jeremy Jarrett, 793-4959.

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

Milford - T.A.L.K. Toastmasters: 6:45 p.m. first and 3rd Wednesdays, St. Andrews Parish, 552 Main St. Details: Barbara Boles, 722-0975.

Downtown Toastmasters: Noon first and third Wednesdays, 105 E. Fourth St., lower level. Details: Mike Lippert, 772-3457.

Montgomery Kiwanis Club: 6:30 p.m. weekly, Swaim Park Lodge, Cooper and Zig Zag roads, Montgomery. Details: Eugene Stagnaro, Jr., 621-8755.

Pioneer Toastmasters: 6:30 p.m., weekly, Holiday Inn South, Dixie Highway at I-75 (Exit 188), Fort. Mitchell. Details: Joe Schwerling, (859) 441-0966.

Toast of Mount Auburn Toastmasters: Noon, weekly, Cancer Family Care, 2421 Auburn Ave. Details: Joe Schwerling, (859) 441-0966.

Alliance for Chemical Safety: 3 p.m., Health Foundation of Greater Cincinnati, 3805 Edwards Road, fifth floor of the Rookwood Tower office building. Details: Deb Leonard, (513) 612-3074.

Retirement Capital Advisors: 11:45 a.m., 11500 Northlake Drive, suite 100. "How to Make Your Portfolio Work 24-7!" Free. Reservations: Tom Wheeler, 605-3572.

TriState Association for Corporate Renewal Inc. (TACR): 11:30 a.m., Westin Hotel, Fountain Square, downtown. "Economic and Market Outlook - Have We Found the Missing Link?" Cost: $15 members; $25 nonmembers. Details: Danna Allen, 651-2122.


Business Network International, Blue Ash chapter: 7:15 a.m. weekly, Minuteman Press, 11105 Kenwood Road. Details: Jane Henke, 825-7585.

Business Network International, Bluegrass chapter: 11:30 a.m. weekly, Holiday Inn, Riverfront, 600 West Third St., Covington. Details: Ken Holiday, (859) 802-3049.

Business Network International, KOI chapter: 7 a.m. weekly, Colonial Cottage Inn, 3140 Dixie Highway, Erlanger. Details: Matthew McCoy (859) 781-5375.

Business Network International, Montgomery chapter: 11:30 a.m. weekly, Kids First Sports Center, 7900 E. Kemper Road. Details: Bruce Pilgrim, 753-5350.

Business Network International, Tri-County chapter: 7 a.m. weekly, Kinker-Eveleigh, 7750 Montgomery Road. Details: Todd Philpott, 625-7100.

Business Network International, Springdale chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Cincinnati Investments Council, 12077 Sheraton Lane. Details: Jenny Funk, 891-8400.

Business Network International, West Cincinnati chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Perkins, 5343 North Bend Road, Monfort Heights. Details: Tom Tasset Jr., 741-2100.

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

MELON Group (Milford/Eastgate/Loveland Organization for Networking: 8 a.m. weekly, Clermont Chamber of Commerce, 533 Chamber Drive, Milford. Details: Vicki Mascara, 793-3966; or

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.

Data Management Association, Southwest Ohio chapter: 8 a.m., American Financial Group, 580 Walnut St., downtown. "Enabling the Real Time Enterprise." Details: Sam Hughes, 337-7909.

Colerain Township Business Association: 6:30 p.m., Vinoklet Winery, 11069 Colerain Ave. "Scholarship Endowment Fund Event." Cost: $30. Reservations: 522-2652.

International Association of Administrative Professionals, Cincinnati chapter: 5:30 p.m., Doubletree Guest Suites, 6300 E. Kemper Road, Sharonville. Cost: $20 members; $23 nonmembers. Reservations: 483-5555.

Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce: 8 a.m., Chamber's Blue Ash Office, 4540 Cooper Road, suite 305. "Strategic 8.4 Planning Process Executive Preview." Free. Registration: 579-3111.

Estate Planning Council of Northern Kentucky: 11:45 a.m., Fort Mitchell Country Club, Fort Mitchell Ave. "The Practical Impacts of the Tax Law Changes." Cost: $12 in advance; $15 at the door. Reservations: (859) 341-0880.

American Payroll Association, (APA), Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky chapter: 8 a.m., Downtown Cincinnati Plaza Hotel, 800 W. Eighth St. "Tax Burden Relief Program." Cost: $12 members; $15 nonmembers. Reservations: Fax to 345-4423 or e-mail to


Business Network International, Northern Kentucky chapter: 7 a.m. weekly, Colonial Cottage Inn, 3140 Dixie Highway, Erlanger. Details: Cyril Benjamin, (859) 491-8300.

Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce: 8 a.m., The Madison, 700 Madison Ave., Covington. Business Exchange - "Enhancing Your Life and Business Through Character Focus." Cost: $12 members; $24 nonmembers. Registration: 579-3111.


TV Toastmasters: 9:30 a.m. third Saturday, AUCT Studio, 8550 Beechmont Ave., suite 800, Anderson Township. Details: Rick Davis, 533-8142.

American Association of University Women, Cincinnati Inc.: 1 p.m., Xavier University, Hallstone Hall, room 2, Ledgewood Ave. "Training for Women in Politics - From Campaign Managers to Candidates." Cost: $10. Reservations: 665-6590.

Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce: 8 a.m., Chamber Center, 300 Buttermilk Pike, suite 330, Fort Mitchell. A Chance to Meet - "Dick Attanasio, purchasing manager, Johnson & Johnson Ethicon Endo-Surgery." Cost: $10 members; $20 nonmembers. Reservations: (859) 578-6395.



Sales skills: 8:30 a.m., MLK Chamber of Commerce Office, Mason. "Mastering Sales Skills." Sponsored by Leadership Development Group. Cost: $10. Registration: (937) 438-6896.

Home-based or Micro business: 6:30 p.m., Campbell County Cooperative Extension Service, 3500 Alexandria Pike, Highland Heights. "Thinking About Starting a Small, Home-based or Micro Business." Sponsored by the Campbell and Boone County Cooperative Extension Service. Free. Registration: (859) 572-2600.


Management: 8:30 a.m., Health Foundation of Greater Cincinnati, 3805 Edwards Road, suite 500. "Managing Difficult Employees." Sponsored by the Community Resource Center. Cost: $25 CRC members; $35 nonmembers. Registration: 554-4944.


Small business: 6 p.m., room 461 of the BEP Building, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights. "How to Finance Your Business." Sponsored by the NKU Small Business Development Center. Free. Reservations: (859) 572-6524.

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