Here are business events on Long Island for the week of Dec. 20, 2010
BNI POWER LUNCH | East Meadow
Business networking lunch, noon, Empress Diner, 2490 Hempstead Tpke., register, free, 516-997-9800.
HOLIDAY NETWORKING PARTY | Great Neck
Independent Business Women’s Circle, includes buffet, raffles, exchange holiday anecdotes and more, 12:30-2:30 p.m., Atria Cutter Mill, 96 Cutter Mill Rd., must reserve, $10 with a nonperishable food item for The Interfaith Nutrition Network, bring a $10 gift for Secret Santa, ibwc.org. 631-754-6640.
NETWORKING MEETING | Farmingdale
Meeting of the Long Island chapter of Webgrrls International, a networking organization of professional business women. Focus on topics that include networking and connecting with others, leveraging and learning about technology, learning new skills and finding jobs, 6-8 p.m., ExecuTrain of Long Island, 2043 Wellwood Ave., suite 4, $10, webgrrls.com/longisland-ny, 718-598-1607.
ACTION NETWORKING CHAPTER | Bohemia
Weekly meeting of Business Networking International, 7 a.m., Towers Diner, 4180 Veterans Hwy., 631-697-8912.
1ST RESOURCE SYOSSET | Syosset
Meeting of a chapter of the Business Networking International, 7-8:30 a.m., Celebrity Diner, 312 Jericho Tpke., seeking new members, free, 516-977-7090.
NETWORKING BREAKFAST | East Patchogue
Business Networking International Infinite Exchange meets for breakfast, 7-8:30 a.m., Island Grill Diner, 140 Hospital Rd., 631-261-4200.
BUSINESS NETWORKING | East Meadow
New members are encouraged to attend the meeting of the Mid-Island Chapter of Business Networking International, 7 a.m., Empress Diner, 2490 Hempstead Tpke., free, 516-721-1911.
LE TIP COUNTY LINE | Bethpage
New members welcome, bring business card for exchange, 7-8:30 a.m., Embassy Diner, 4280 Hempstead Tpke., free, reserve, 516-826-5067.
TOASTMASTERS MEETING | Hauppauge
Participants practice and improve their public speaking and communication skills, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. every other Tuesday, H. Lee Dennison Building, 100 Veterans Memorial Hwy., free for first-time guest, 631-375-7407.
BUSINESS REFERRAL | Commack
Business owners looking to grow through qualified referrals are encouraged to attend, sponsored by Business Networking International, North Shore Business Associates chapter, 7 a.m., Candlelight Diner, 56 Veterans Memorial Hwy., free, must reserve, 516-297-7491.
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