Business Calendar


Published Sep 12, 2012 at 05:00AM / Updated Nov 19, 2013 at 12:31AM

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.

OVERCOME THE FEAR OF PUBLIC SPEAKING: Reservations encouraged; free; 7:30 a.m.; Greenwood Playhouse, 148 N.W. Greenwood Ave., Bend; 541-389-0803 or www.bendchamber.org.

FOR WHAT AM I PAYING?: Learn about the costs of various, investment-related products from Miller Ferrari Wealth Management; coffee will be provided; free; 8:30-10 a.m.; Starbucks, 61470 U.S. Highway 97, Bend; 541-639-8055.

UPGRADE YOUR SALES TEAM IN 2012: Dennis Hungerford, president of Sandler Training Oregon, presents; registration required; free; 8:30-11 a.m.; Phoenix Inn Suites Bend, 300 N.W. Franklin Ave.; 541-382-4316 or www.hcc.sandler.com.

KNOW DIGITAL BOOKS: Free; 9:30-11 a.m.; Sisters Public Library, 110 N. Cedar St.; 541-312-1070.

BUSINESS AFTER HOURS REDMOND’S BAZAAR: 4:30-5:30 p.m.; Redmond’s Bazaar, 2145 S. U.S. Highway 97; 541-604-1367.

ARE YOU READY TO BE IN BUSINESS?: Registration required; $15; 6-8 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, Madras Campus, 1170 E. Ashwood Road, Madras; 541-383-7290.

THURSDAY

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

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS ANNUAL CELEBRATION: An evening of networking with associates from the Bend business community; Member of the Year and Facilitator of the Year for 2012 will be recognized; free required annual meeting prior to the main event; $15 includes one drink; 5:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.; The Point at Shevlin Corporate Park, 929 S.W. Simpson Ave., Bend.

FALL RV SHOW AND SALE: See new floor plans and technology advances for 2013 models; free; 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-548-2711.

EXPLORE THE BENEFITS OF WORKING WITH SCHWAB: Free; noon-1 p.m.; Charles Schwab & Co., 777 N.W. Wall St., Suite 201, Bend; 541-318-1794.

OPEN COMPUTER LAB: Free; 2-3:30 p.m.; Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 N.W. Wall St.; 541-617-7080.

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.

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS ANNUAL CELEBRATION: $15; 5:30-7:30 p.m.; The Point at Shevlin Corporate Park, 929 S.W. Simpson Ave., Bend; 541-728-0820 or president@sibend.org.

FRIDAY

FALL RV SHOW AND SALE: See new floor plans and technology advances for 2013 models; free; 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-548-2711.

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

CENTRAL OREGON BUSINESS EDUCATION & NETWORKING MEETUP GROUP: Launch meeting, COCC learning center; lunch provided; registration requested; $5; 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-848-3600, kmuinch@hotmail.com or http://www.meetup.com/COBEN12/.

KNOW DIGITAL BOOKS: Free; 1-2:30 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1050.

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.

KNOW WORD FOR BEGINNERS: Free; 3-4:30 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1050.

SATURDAY

FALL RV SHOW AND SALE: See new floor plans and technology advances for 2013 models; free; 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-548-2711.

SUNDAY

FALL RV SHOW AND SALE: See new floor plans and technology advances for 2013 models; free; 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-548-2711.

MONDAY

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.; Round Table Pizza, 1552 N.E. Third St., Bend; 541-447-6384 or www .happyhourtraining.com.

FORECLOSURE PREVENTION CLASS: Learn about Neighbor-Impact’s Housing Center tools and services that can assist individuals struggling to pay their mortgages; free; 5:30-7:30 p.m.; NeighborImpact, 20310 Empire Ave., Suite A110, Bend; 541-318-7506, ext. 309, karenb@neighborimpact.org or www.homeownershipcenter.org.

TUESDAY

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

DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO RUN YOUR OWN BUSINESS?: Registration required; $15; 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, Redmond campus, 2030 S.E. College Loop, Redmond; 541-383-7290.

KNOW COMPUTERS FOR BEGINNERS: Free; 2-3:30 p.m.; Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 N.W. Wall St.; 541-617-7080.

OPEN COMPUTER LAB: Free; 3-4:30 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1050.

CROOKED RIVER RANCH-TERREBONNE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NETWORKING SOCIAL: You do not have to be a Chamber member to attend; free; 5:30 p.m.; Juniper Realty, 14290 S.W. Chinook Road; call Hope Johnson at 541-923-2679 or visit www.crrchamber.com for more information.

SMALL-BUSINESS COUNSELING: No appointment necessary; free; 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 N.W. Wall St.; 541-617-7080.

WEDNESDAY

Sept. 19

CENTRAL OREGON OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH CONFERENCE: Oregon’s Occupational Safety and Health Division encourages workers and employers to attend the event to help improve safety and health performance; keynote speaker Jake French; registration required; $125, with optional pre-conference workshops for $40; Eagle Crest Resort, 1522 Cline Falls Road, Redmond; 503-378-3272 or www .orosha.org/conferences.

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.

HR AND THE GREAT LEGAL ROUNDUP: $30 for HRACO members, $40 for non-members; 7:30-11 a.m.; Shilo Inn Suites Hotel, 3105 O.B. Riley Road, Bend; registration required at www.hr centraloregon.org/calendarevents .aspx#rsvpform; 541-389-9600.

FOR WHAT AM I PAYING?: Learn about the costs of various, investment-related products from Miller Ferrari Wealth Management; coffee will be provided; free; 8:30-10 a.m.; Starbucks, 61470 U.S. Highway 97, Bend; 541-639-8055.

KNOW EXCEL FOR BEGINNERS: Free; 1:30-3 p.m.; La Pine Public Library, 16425 First St.; 541-536-0515.

NETWORK OF ENTREPRENEURIAL WOMEN MONTHLY MEETING: Elevating the art of networking; $22 members, $30 non-members; 5-8 p.m.; St. Charles Bend conference center, 2500 N.E. Neff Road; register online athttp://networkwomen.org before Sept. 13;541-848-8598.

THURSDAY

Sept. 20

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

CENTRAL OREGON OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH CONFERENCE: Oregon’s Occupational Safety and Health Division encourages workers and employers to attend the event to help improve safety and health performance; keynote speaker Jake French; registration required; $125, with optional pre-conference workshops for $40; Eagle Crest Resort, 1522 Cline Falls Road, Redmond; 503-378-3272 or www .orosha.org/conferences.

DESERT CONFERENCE: A forum for land managers, conservationists, academics and advocates to educate and collaborate on critical desert issues; includes Wild and Scenic Film fest, live music and guest speakers; $50; 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; Oregon Natural Desert Association, 50 S.W. Bond St., Suite 4, , Bend; 541-330-2638.

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

KNOW WORD FOR BEGINNERS: Free; 2-3:30 p.m.; East Bend Public Library, 62080 Dean Swift Road; 541-330-3760.

OPEN COMPUTER LAB: Free; 2-3:30 p.m.; Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 N.W. Wall St.; 541-617-7080.

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: Participants will learn about how to choose a franchise, how to arrange financing, and other critical details; registration required; free; 6-9 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-383-7290.

FRIDAY

Sept. 21

TOWN HALL FORUM: Four-year university: What does that mean for education in Bend?; free; 7:30 a.m.; Bend Golf and Country Club, 61045 Country Club Drive; 541-382-7437 or www.bendchamber.org.

DESERT CONFERENCE: A forum for land managers, conservationists, academics and advocates to educate and collaborate on critical desert issues; includes Wild and Scenic Film fest, live music and guest speakers; $50; 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; Oregon Natural Desert Association, 50 S.W. Bond St., Suite 4, , Bend; 541-330-2638.

ENTRELEADERSHIP ONE-DAY SIMULCAST: Nationally syndicated radio talk show host and New York Times best-selling author Dave Ramsey will teach companies how to take their businesses to the next level in a live simulcast from Nashville to locations around the country; 8:45 a.m.-4 p.m.; Bend Church of the Nazarene, 1270 N.E. 27th St.; contact Jet Cowan at 541-788-3868 for more information or to register; 541-382-5496.

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

KNOW CRAIGSLIST: Free; 1-2:30 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1050.

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.

KNOW WORD II: Free; 3-4:30 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1050.

REDMOND CHAMBER DINNER DANCE AND AUCTION: Theme, “The Great Outdoors.”; 6-11 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way; 541-548-2711.

SATURDAY

Sept. 22

DESERT CONFERENCE: A forum for land managers, conservationists, academics and advocates to educate and collaborate on critical desert issues; includes Wild and Scenic Film fest, live music and guest speakers; $50; 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; Oregon Natural Desert Association, 50 S.W. Bond St., Suite 4, , Bend; 541-330-2638.

TUESDAY

Sept. 25

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

THE SIMPLE MECHANICS OF QUICKLY PERFECTING YOUR BUSINESS (AND LIFE): Sam Carpenter, founder and CEO of Centratel, will get to the nuts and bolts of his best-selling book, “Work the System: The Simple Mechanics of Making More and Working Less”; registration required; $25 for chamber members, $45 for non-members; 11 a.m.; Bend Golf and Country Club, 61045 Country Club Drive; 541-382-7437 or www .bendchamber.org.

KNOW INTERNET FOR BEGINNERS: Free; 2-3:30 p.m.; Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 N.W. Wall St.; 541-617-7080.

OPEN COMPUTER LAB: Free; 2-3:30 p.m.; East Bend Public Library, 62080 Dean Swift Road; 541-330-3760.

OPEN COMPUTER LAB: Free; 3-4:30 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1050.