Business Calendar


Published Oct 2, 2012 at 05:00AM / Updated Nov 19, 2013 at 12:31AM

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.

WORKPLACE INVESTIGATIONS AND TERMINATIONS: Presentation by Katherine Tank, an attorney with Schwabe, Williamson, and Wyatt; $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.

GO SOLAR! CENTRAL OREGON FREE WORKSHOP: Free; 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Redmond Senior Center, 325 N.W. Dogwood Ave.; 541-323-9722 or www.gosolarcentraloregon.org.

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS NETWORK: 5:30 p.m.; Coyote Ranch, 1368 S. U.S. Highway 97, Redmond; 541-548-7700.

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.

FIVE 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., No. 100; 541-480-8835 or http://goo.gl/RtnJe.

WEDNESDAY

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.

PUBLIC MEETING OF THE CENTRAL OREGON WORKFORCE COORDINATING COUNCIL: Review of the Central Oregon proposal for phase one implementation of the Certified Work Ready Communities program and review of the Local Area Workforce Development Plan; 9:30-11 a.m.; Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council Conference Room, 334 N.E. Hawthorne Ave., Bend; 541-504-3306.

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.

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

LAUNCH YOUR BUSINESS: Designed to help business owners get off to a good beginning and develop a working plan; preregistration is required; the course combines four one-hour daytime coaching sessions that start 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. 3-24; 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

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.

GO SOLAR! CENTRAL OREGON FREE WORKSHOP: Free; 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Jefferson County Library, 241 S.E. Seventh St., Madras; 541-323-9722 or www.gosolarcentraloregon.org.

FRIDAY

TECHVISION, BOOSTING ECONOMIC GROWTH THROUGH TECHNOLOGY: Karnopp Petersen’s business 20/20 executive seminar with national broadband expert and analyst Craig Settles and round-table discussion with panelists from BendBroadband, St. Charles Health System, Manzama, Formative Ventures and Warm Springs Telecom; registration required; $25 includes breakfast; 7:30-9:30 a.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or kpbusiness2020.com.

COFFEE CLATTER: 8:30-9:30 a.m.; Opportunity Foundation of Central Oregon, 835 state Highway 126, Redmond; 541-548-2611.

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

OREGON ALCOHOL SERVER PERMIT TRAINING: Meets the minimum requirements by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission to obtain an 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

CYBERSECURITY WORKSHOP: Hosted by Rep. Greg Walden; free; 2-3:30 p.m.; OSU-Cascades Campus, Cascades Hall, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-389-4408.

GO SOLAR! CENTRAL OREGON FREE WORKSHOP: Free; 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Crook County Library, 175 N.W. Meadow Lakes Drive, Prineville; 541-323-9722 or www .gosolarcentraloregon.org.

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.

IMPACTING YOUR PROFIT: This class is designed to help established business owners or principals identify what drives profit and how to increase profitability; the course combines three one-on-one advising sessions with three two-hour classes on Oct. 10, Oct. 24 and Nov. 7; registration required; $199; 8-10 a.m.; Central Oregon Community College, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-383-7290.