Business Calendar

Published Oct 17, 2012 at 05:00AM

TODAY

PROJECT MANAGEMENT FUNDAMENTALS: Online instruction begins today. Complete two online lessons each week for six weeks and meet in the classroom Nov. 7 and Dec. 5; $159; Central Oregon Community College, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-383-7270.

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.

RISK MANAGEMENT — VISION, STRATEGY & EXECUTION: A panel of regional bank CEOs share perspectives and outlooks; $30 for individuals, $350 for a corporate table of eight; 7:30 a.m.; Seventh Mountain Resort, 8575 S.W. Century Drive, Bend; 541-382-3221 or http://bendchamber.org/chamber-events/risk-management-association/.

MS PROJECT BASICS: Manage tasks, timelines and resources and work with tracking and reporting features to accurately prepare professional estimates and monitor your projects. Bring a flash drive. Cost includes workbook and CEUs; class continues Friday and Oct. 26; $199; 8 a.m.-noon; Central Oregon Community College, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-383-7270.

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.

FINANCIAL PLANNING AND MONEY MANAGEMENT: Call 541-318-7506, ext. 309 to reserve a seat; 5:30-7:30 p.m.; NeighborImpact, 2303 S.W. First St., Redmond; To learn more, call 541-548-2380.

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 with three Wednesday evening classes scheduled for tonight, Oct. 31 and Nov. 14; $79; 6-9 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.

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.

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

BALLOT MEASURES 2012: Town hall forum; $30 for members, $40 for nonmembers; 7:30 a.m.; Bend Golf and Country Club, 61045 Country Club Drive; 541-382-7437 or www.bendchamber.org.

COFFEE CLATTER: 8:30-9:30 a.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1050.

BOOKKEEPING FOR BUSINESS: Eight-week class meets on Friday mornings and will help you understand and apply entry-level accounting concepts to keep books electronically using QuickBooks Pro; for those with little or no bookkeeping experience who are looking to add employable skills or small-business owners; class continues through Dec. 14; $229 plus textbook; 9 a.m.-noon; Central Oregon Community College, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-383-7270.

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

KNOW COMPUTERS FOR BEGINNERS: Free; 1 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1050.

FREE TAX FRIDAY: 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 EMAIL FOR BEGINNERS: Free; 3 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1050.

SATURDAY

FORKLIFT OPERATION AND SAFETY: Upon satisfactory completion, forklift operator certification cards will be mailed; must bring valid ID to class and be 18 years old; $69; 8 a.m.-1 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, Redmond campus, 2030 S.E. College Loop, Redmond; 541-383-7270.

SMARTPHONE AND TABLET WORKSHOP: Free; 6:30-8 p.m.; U.S. Cellular, 1380 S.W. Canal Blvd. Ste. 101, Redmond.

MONDAY

CORC LUNCHEON: CAI-CORC presents discussions about social media and how it affects homeowner associations; registration required before noon on Oct. 18; $20 for CAI-CORC members and $25 for nonmembers; 11:30 a.m.; The Oxford Hotel, 10 N.W. Minnesota Ave., Bend; 541-382-8436 or www.caioregon.org.

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.

KEEPING YOUR EMPLOYEES ENGAGED: Registration required; includes lunch; $25 for Chamber members and $45 for nonmembers; 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Bend Golf and Country Club, 61045 Country Club Drive; 541-382-7437 or www.bendchamber.org.

WORKFORCE INCLUSION RECOGNITION AWARDS: Award presentation to local businesses that support inclusive hiring and presentation about the supports available for businesses to make diversified partnerships successful; with appetizers, beverages and door prizes; free; 5-6:30 p.m.; The Oxford Hotel, 10 N.W. Minnesota Ave., Bend; 541-382-8436.

SAVING AND INVESTING: Call 541-318-7506, ext. 309 to reserve a seat; 5:30-7:30 p.m.; NeighborImpact, 2303 S.W. First St., Redmond; 541-548-2380.

SMALL-BUSINESS COUNSELING: SCORE business counselors will be available every Tuesday for free one-on-one 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 or www.scorecentral oregon.org.

HOW TO DEVELOP A BUSINESS PLAN: First-time business owners will learn how to evaluate their finances, target their market, and present their ideas in a written business plan. Registration required, course continues Oct. 30; $59; 6-9 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-383-7290.

HOW TO START A BUSINESS: Registration required; $15; 6-8 p.m.; La Pine Public Library, 16425 First St.; 541-383-7290.

ID THEFT, WHO’S GOT YOUR NUMBER?: Learn to identify schemes, scams and fraud; Sheriff Jim Adkins of the Jefferson County Sheriff Department will be presenting this workshop; free; 6 p.m.; Mid Oregon Credit Union, 395 S.E. Fifth St., Madras; 541-382-1795.

“INTEGRATION, REVITALIZATION AND TRANSPORTATION, OPPORTUNITIES FOR A SMALL CITY CAMPUS”: David C. Bagnoli will discuss ways that educational institutions can physically integrate campus buildings into surrounding neighborhoods while minimizing traffic and other impacts; free; 7 p.m.; Bend Park & Recreation District Office, 799 S.W. Columbia St.; 541-389-7275 or buildingabetterbend.org.

WEDNESDAY

Oct. 24

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.

BUSINESS AFTER HOURS BUSINESS SHOWCASE: Limited number of booths; if you are interested in the details of participating, please contact Robin at robin@bendchamber.org; $125 for nonprofit organizations and new member businesses who joined within the past six months or $150 for seasoned businesses; 5-7 p.m.; Seventh Mountain Resort, 18575 S.W. Century Drive, Bend; 541-382-3221.

THURSDAY

Oct. 25

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.

2012 BEND WEBCAM WEB, CREATIVE AND MARKETING CONFERENCE: Registration required; $249- $479; 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St.; 541-317-0700 or www.bend webcam.com/registration/.

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.

THE ADVOCACY AND CITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES SUB-COMMITTEE : Open to the public; 3-5 p.m.; City Hall, 710 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-388-5529.

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.

OCTOBER GREEN DRINKS: Green Drinks is a fun way to network, learn about other businesses and their sustainability efforts and share a drink or two with like-minded community members; 5-7 p.m.; Celebrate the Season, 61515 American Lane, Bend; 541-244-2536.

FRIDAY

Oct. 26

2012 BEND WEBCAM WEB, CREATIVE AND MARKETING CONFERENCE: Registration required; $249- $479; 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St.; 541-317-0700 or http://www.bendwebcam.com/registration/.

MENTAL FITNESS FOR LEADERS: COCC is pleased to present national speaker Nikki Nemerouf who will come to Bend to help you build high performing teams by overcoming obstacles that occur in your role as a leader. Registration required before Oct. 12; 59 includes breakfast; 8-11:30 a.m.; Central Oregon Community College, Campus Center, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-383-7270.

COFFEE CLATTER: 8:30-9:30 a.m.; Community Presbyterian Church, 529 N.W. 19th St., Redmond; 541-548-3367.

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 an alcohol server permit; registration required; $35; 9 a.m.; Round Table Pizza, 1552 N.E. Third St., Bend; 541-447-6384 or www.happyhour training.com.

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

KNOW WORD FOR BEGINNERS: Free; 1 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1050.

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