Business Calendar

Published Sep 25, 2012 at 05:00AM

TODAY

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.

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 nonmembers; 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.

OPEN COMPUTER LAB: Free; 5:30-7 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1050.

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.

SUSTAINABLE WASTEWATER SOLUTIONS, BETTER CHOICES FOR CITIES, DEVELOPMENTS & INDIVIDUAL HOMES: Morgan Brown of Whole Water Systems will present; free; 7 p.m.; Bend Park & Recreation District Office, Community Room, 799 S.W. Columbia St.; 541-389-7275.

WEDNESDAY

BNI BEND CHAPTER MEETING: How to bring together physical therapy and personal training; registration requested; free; 7 a.m.; Bend Senior Center, 1600 S.E. Reed Market Road; 541-388-1133.

UNDERSTANDING INVESTMENTS: Learn about the costs of various investment-related products; coffee will be provided; hosted by Miller Ferrari Wealth Management, securities and advisory services offered through Commonwealth Financial Network, Member FINRA/SIPC, a registered investment adviser; free; 8:30-10 a.m.; Starbucks, 61470 U.S. Highway 97, Bend; 541-639-8055.

LEADER LUNCH, BEND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY BOARD MARKETING SUBCOMMITTEE MEETING: Open to the public; 3 p.m.; Bend Visitor Center, 750 N.W. Lava Road; 541-388-5529.

BUSINESS AFTER HOURS, PURECARE DENTAL OF BEND: Registration required; 5-7 p.m.; PureCare Dental of Bend, 3081 North U.S. Highway 97, Suite 105; 541-647-5555 or www.bend chamber.org/events.

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.

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.

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.

OPEN COMPUTER LAB: Free; 1-2:30 p.m.; La Pine Public Library, 16425 First St.; 541-536-0515.

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.

SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL OF BEND: Deschutes County Commissioner Tammy Baney will speak at Soroptimist’s autumn kick-off dinner program; RSVP is necessary by Sept. 26; $15 dinner includes beverage and gratuity; 5:30-7 p.m.; Boston’s, 61276 S. U.S. Highway 97, Suite 140; 541-728-0820 or president@sibend.org.

LIVE CONTRACTOR EDUCATION COURSE: The live course, taught by ML Vidas with Central Oregon Contractor Training, is approved by the Oregon Construction Contractors Board and satisfies the educational requirement to take the test to become a licensed contractor in Oregon; course continues Sept. 28-29; $299 includes the Oregon Contractor’s Reference Manual; 6-9 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-383-7290.

FRIDAY

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.

SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS GROUP: Jennifer Letz, the sustainable operations specialist for the Deschutes and Ochoco national forests in Central Oregon, will be speaking about managing waste at a fire camp; 9-10:30 a.m.; American Licorice Company, 2796 N.W. Clearwater Drive, Bend.

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.

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

TUESDAY

Oct. 2

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.

WORKPLACE INVESTIGATIONS AND TERMINATIONS: Presentation by Katherine Tank, an attorney with Schwabe, Williamson, and Wyatt; pre-registration required before Sept. 28; $50 includes breakfast; 7:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; The Riverhouse Hotel & Convention Center, 3075 N. U.S. Highway 97, Bend; 541-388-6296 or brenda .r.pierce@state.or.us.

IS THERE A CUSTOMER BASE TO SUPPORT YOUR BUSINESS?: Registration required; $15; 6-8 p.m.; COCC Crook County Open Campus, 510 S.E. Lynn Blvd., Prineville; 541-383-7290.

5 KEY STRATEGIES TO GUARANTEE YOUR SUCCESS IN THE REAL ESTATE BUSINESS: Live Internet show; free; 7 p.m.; Exit Realty Bend, 354 N.E. Greenwood Ave., #100; 541-480-8835 or http://goo.gl/RtnJe.

WEDNESDAY

Oct. 3

GO SOLAR! CENTRAL OREGON FREE WORKSHOP: Registration requested; free; 5:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; The Environmental Center, 16 N.W. Kansas Ave., Bend; 541-323-9722 or www.gosolarcentraloregon.org.

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.

GRANT WORKSHOP: Oregon Humanities Director of Programs Jennifer Allen and Program Officer Annie Kaffen will review guidelines for 2013 Public Program Grants and share best practices in preparing successful letters of interest; RSVP to a.kaffen@oregonhumanities.org; free; 11 a.m.-noon; Jefferson County Library, 241 S.E. Seventh St., Madras; 541-475-3351.

LAUNCH YOUR BUSINESS: Designed to help business owners get off to a good beginning and develop a working plan; pre-registration is required; the course combines four 1-hour daytime coaching sessions starting Sept. 26, with three Wednesday evening classes on Oct. 3, Oct. 17 and Nov. 7; $79; 6-9 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, Madras Campus, 1170 E. Ashwood Road, Madras; 541-383-7290.

MTA SECURITY FUNDAMENTALS: Discover whether a future in computers is for you with this Microsoft Technology Associate class on security; this class prepares one to pass the MTA exam in security; class meets Wednesdays, Oct. 3-Oct. 24. Registration required; $99-$249; 6-9 p.m.; COCC Crook County Open Campus, 510 S.E. Lynn Blvd., Prineville; 541-383-7273 or www .cocc.edu/continuinged/systech/.

WHAT ARE YOUR OPTIONS FOR FUNDING YOUR BUSINESS?: Registration required; $15; 6-8 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-383-7290.

THURSDAY

Oct. 4

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.

LEADERSHIP SERIES: Nine seminars designed to give managers and team leaders the skills they need to succeed in their organizations; registration required; course continues every first Thursday of the month; $725 for entire series, $95 per seminar; 8 a.m.-noon; Central Oregon Community College, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-383-7290.

GRANT WORKSHOP: Oregon Humanities Director of Programs Jennifer Allen and Program Officer Annie Kaffen will review guidelines for 2013 Public Program Grants and share best practices in preparing successful letters of interest; RSVP to a.kaffen@oregonhumanities.org; free; 11 a.m.-noon; Crook County Library, 175 N.W. Meadow Lakes Drive, Prineville; 541-447-7978.

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

Oct. 5

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

GRANT WORKSHOP: Oregon Humanities Director of Programs Jennifer Allen and Program Officer Annie Kaffen will review guidelines for 2013 Public Program Grants and share best practices in preparing successful letters of interest. RSVP to a.kaffen@oregonhumanities.org; free; 11 a.m.-noon; 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.

SATURDAY

Oct. 6

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.

MONDAY

Oct. 8

MEDICAL CODING PROCEDURES COURSE: A six-week blended delivery course (classroom and online) for those wishing to enter the health care field in an administrative role or expand their knowledge of medical coding; classes continue Thursdays through Nov. 15; registration required; $495; 6-9 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-383-7270 or www.cocc .edu/ContinuingEd/Medoffice/.

TUESDAY

Oct. 9

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.

HOMEBUYING CLASS: Registration required; free; 5:30-9:30 p.m.; NeighborImpact, 2303 S.W. First St., Redmond; 541-318-7506, ext. 309.

WEDNESDAY

Oct. 10

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.

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