Business Calendar


TODAY

BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL BEND CHAPTER WEEKLY MEETING: Visitors are welcome and first two visits are free; 7 a.m.; Bend Senior Center, 1600 S.E. Reed Market Road; 541-749-0789.

MAC HELP: Free, friendly, technical advice for your Mac, iPad or iPhone; 10 a.m.-noon; Bend Senior Center, 1600 S.E. Reed Market Road; 541-388-1133.

THURSDAY

BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL DESCHUTES BUSINESS NETWORKERS CHAPTER WEEKLY MEETING: Visitors are welcome and first two visits are free; 7 a.m.; Bend Masonic Center, 1036 N.E. Eighth St.; 541-610-9125.

TOWN HALL FORUM: City forecast breakfast, registration required; 7:30 a.m.; The Oxford Hotel, 10 N.W. Minnesota Ave., Bend; 541-382-8436 or www.bendchamber.org.

INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT FOR AN UNPREDICTABLE WORLD: Free; noon-1 p.m.; Charles Schwab & Co., 777 N.W. Wall St., Suite 201, Bend; 541-318-1794.

BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL WILDFIRE CHAPTER WEEKLY MEETING: Visitors are welcome and first two visits are free; 3:30 p.m.; Bend Honda, 2225 N.E. U.S. Highway 20; 541-480-1765.

HOW TO SELECT THE RIGHT FRANCHISE: Registration required; free; 6-9 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-383-7290 or http://noncredit.cocc.edu.

FRIDAY

EXCEL 2010 INTERMEDIATE: Registration required; class continues July 27; $59; 9 a.m.-noon; Central Oregon Community College, Redmond campus, 2030 S.E. College Loop, Redmond; 541-383-7270 or http://noncredit.cocc.edu.

CENTRAL OREGON REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT CLUB: Free; 11 a.m.; ServiceMaster Clean, 20806 Sockeye Place, Bend; 541-610-4006 or bobbleile@windermere.com.

LEADER LUNCH: Lunch with Bend Chamber leadership for members; reservations required; cost of lunch; noon; Awbrey Glen Golf Club, 2500 N.W. Awbrey Glen Drive, Bend; 541-382-3221.

FREE TAX FRIDAY: Free tax return reviews; schedule an appointment at 541-385-9666 or www.myzoomtax .com; free; 2-4 p.m.; Zoom Tax, 963 S.W. Simpson Ave., Suite 100, Bend; 541-385-9666.

CAI-CORC SOCIAL: Featuring a presentation by Project Wildfire and Deschutes County on ways to prepare and protect communities from wildfires; free; 5:30 p.m.; Looney Bean Roasting Co., 961 N.W. Brooks St.; 541-323-6418.

MONDAY

FORECLOSURE PREVENTION CLASS: Learn about NeighborImpact’s Housing Center tools and services that can assist individuals struggling to pay their mortgages; free; 5:30-7:30 p.m.; NeighborImpact, 2303 S.W. First St., Redmond; 541-318-7506, ext. 309, karenb@neighborimpact.org or www.homeownershipcenter.org.

QUICKBOOKS PRO INTERMEDIATE: $59; 6-9 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; to register, go to http://noncredit.cocc .edu or call 541-383-7270.

TUESDAY

BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL HIGH DESERT CHAPTER WEEKLY MEETING: Visitors are welcome and first two visits are free; 7:15 a.m.; Bend Honda, 2225 N.E. U.S. Highway 20; 541-420-7377.

EMAIL TIPS AND TRICKS: Learn to manage your email from set-up to attaching photos and documents, opening and saving files to creating folders. For ages 50 and older; $52 to $70; 10 a.m.-noon; Bend Senior Center, 1600 S.E. Reed Market Road; 541-388-1133.

ETHICS AND LEADERSHIP IN THE 21ST CENTURY: City forecast breakfast, registration required; $25 for Chamber members and $45 for nonmembers; 11 a.m.; Bend Golf and Country Club, 61045 Country Club Drive; 541-382-7437 or www .bendchamber.org.

WEDNESDAY

July 25

BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL BEND CHAPTER WEEKLY MEETING: Visitors are welcome and first two visits are free; 7 a.m.; Bend Senior Center, 1600 S.E. Reed Market Road; 541-749-0789.

J BAR J BUSINESS AFTER HOURS: A special Business After Hours at The Oregon High Desert Classics, Central Oregon’s largest and longest-running horse shows, registration required; 5 p.m.; J Bar J Boys Ranch, 62895 Hamby Road, Bend; 541-389-1409 or www.bendchamber.org.

QUICKBOOKS PRO INTERMEDIATE: $59; 6-9 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; to register, go to http://noncredit.cocc .edu or call 541-383-7270.

THURSDAY

July 26

BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL DESCHUTES BUSINESS NETWORKERS CHAPTER WEEKLY MEETING: Visitors are welcome and first two visits are free; 7 a.m.; Bend Masonic Center, 1036 N.E. Eighth St.; 541-610-9125.

RENEWABLE ENERGY AND NATURAL BUILDING CLASSES: Professional-level workshops on solar hot water and solar electric components, as well as a hands-on natural building workshop as part of the Solwest Fair; free with paid fair admission; Grant County Fairgrounds, 411 N.W. Bridge St., John Day; 541-575-1900.

ETFS EXPLAINED: Free; noon-1 p.m.; Charles Schwab & Co., 777 N.W. Wall St., Suite 201, Bend; 541-318-1794.

BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL WILDFIRE CHAPTER WEEKLY MEETING: Visitors are welcome and first two visits are free; 3:30 p.m.; Bend Honda, 2225 N.E. U.S. Highway 20; 541-480-1765.

FRIDAY

July 27

RENEWABLE ENERGY AND NATURAL BUILDING CLASSES: Professional-level workshops on solar hot water and solar electric components, as well as a hands-on natural building workshop as part of the Solwest Fair; free with paid fair admission; Grant County Fairgrounds, 411 N.W. Bridge St., John Day; 541-575-1900.

EDWARD JONES COFFEE CLUB: Current market and economic update including current rates; free; 9 a.m.; Ponderosa Coffee House, 61292 S. U.S. Highway 97, Suite 105, Bend; 541-617-8861.

OREGON ALCOHOL SERVER PERMIT TRAINING: Meets the minimum requirements by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission to obtain the alcohol server permit; registration required; $35; 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; Round Table Pizza, 1552 N.E. Third St., Bend; 541-447-6384 or www.happyhourtraining.com.

CENTRAL OREGON REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT CLUB: Free; 11 a.m.; ServiceMaster Clean, 20806 Sockeye Place, Bend; 541-610-4006 or bobbleile@windermere.com.

FREE TAX FRIDAY: Free tax return reviews; schedule an appointment at 541-385-9666 or www.myzoomtax .com; free; 2-4 p.m.; Zoom Tax, 963 S.W. Simpson Ave., Suite 100, Bend; 541-385-9666.

SATURDAY

July 28

RENEWABLE ENERGY AND NATURAL BUILDING CLASSES: Professional-level workshops on solar hot water and solar electric components, as well as a hands-on natural building workshop as part of the Solwest Fair; free with paid fair admission; Grant County Fairgrounds, 411 N.W. Bridge St., John Day; 541-575-1900.

LEADERS WITHOUT LIMITS INC.: Total Asset Protection Workshop with President/CEO David McCauley presenting; $299; register by June 30th and save $100; 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; The Riverhouse Convention Center, 2850 N.W. Rippling River Court, Bend; 877-652-1868 or www .leaderswithoutlimits.biz.

SUNDAY

July 29

RENEWABLE ENERGY AND NATURAL BUILDING CLASSES: Professional-level workshops on solar hot water and solar electric components, as well as a hands-on natural building workshop as part of the Solwest Fair; free with paid fair admission; Grant County Fairgrounds, 411 N.W. Bridge St., John Day; 541-575-1900.

TUESDAY

July 31

BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL HIGH DESERT CHAPTER WEEKLY MEETING: Visitors are welcome and first two visits are free; 7:15 a.m.; Bend Honda, 2225 N.E. U.S. Highway 20; 541-420-7377.

PHOTO MANAGEMENT TIPS AND TRICKS: Explore how to download digital photos from your camera and send them as email attachments, and learn to manage your photo files; bring your camera and USB cable to class; for ages 50 and older; $52 to $70; 10 a.m.-noon; Bend Senior Center, 1600 S.E. Reed Market Road; 541-388-1133.

WEDNESDAY

Aug. 1

BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL BEND CHAPTER WEEKLY MEETING: Visitors are welcome and first two visits are free; 7 a.m.; Bend Senior Center, 1600 S.E. Reed Market Road; 541-749-0789.

THURSDAY

Aug. 2

BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL DESCHUTES BUSINESS NETWORKERS CHAPTER WEEKLY MEETING: Visitors are welcome and first two visits are free; 7 a.m.; Bend Masonic Center, 1036 N.E. Eighth St.; 541-610-9125.

GETTING THE MOST OUT OF SCHWAB.COM: Free; noon-1 p.m.; Charles Schwab & Co., 777 N.W. Wall St., Suite 201, Bend; 541-318-1794.

BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL WILDFIRE CHAPTER WEEKLY MEETING: Visitors are welcome and first two visits are free; 3:30 p.m.; Bend Honda, 2225 N.E. U.S. Highway 20; 541-480-1765.

FRIDAY

Aug. 3

CENTRAL OREGON REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT CLUB: Free; 11 a.m.; ServiceMaster Clean, 20806 Sockeye Place, Bend; 541-610-4006 or bobbleile@windermere.com.

FREE TAX FRIDAY: Free tax return reviews; schedule an appointment at 541-385-9666 or www.myzoomtax .com; free; 2-4 p.m.; Zoom Tax, 963 S.W. Simpson Ave., Suite 100, Bend; 541-385-9666.

TUESDAY

Aug. 7

BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL HIGH DESERT CHAPTER WEEKLY MEETING: Visitors are welcome and first two visits are free; 7:15 a.m.; Bend Honda, 2225 N.E. U.S. Highway 20; 541-420-7377.

ORGANIZING WITH OUTLOOK FOR BUSY PEOPLE: Learn to integrate all components of Outlook 2007 via a webinar; registration required; $65; 8:30-10 a.m.; 503-260-8714 or info@simplifynw.com.

PHOTO MANAGEMENT TIPS AND TRICKS: Explore how to download digital photos from your camera and send them as email attachments, and learn to manage your photo files; bring your camera and USB cable to class; for ages 50 and older; $52 to $70; 10 a.m.-noon; Bend Senior Center, 1600 S.E. Reed Market Road; 541-388-1133.

WEDNESDAY

Aug. 8

BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL BEND CHAPTER WEEKLY MEETING: Visitors are welcome and first two visits are free; 7 a.m.; Bend Senior Center, 1600 S.E. Reed Market Road; 541-749-0789.

ORGANIZING WITH OUTLOOK FOR BUSY PEOPLE: Learn to integrate all components of Outlook 2010 via a webinar; registration required; $65; 8:30-10 a.m.; 503-260-8714 or info@simplifynw.com.

SUSTAINABILITY BUSINESS GROUP: Jay Coalsonn, the Executive Director of the Zero Waste Alliance, talks about engaging the community to create a zero-waste economy; free; 9-10 a.m.; The Environmental Center, 16 N.W. Kansas Ave., Bend; 541-385-6908, ext. 11 or sweetpea@envirocenter.org.

BANKS AND OTHER FINANCIAL SERVICES: Registration required; free; 5:30 p.m.; NeighborImpact, 2303 S.W. First St., Redmond; 541-318-7506, ext. 309.