TUESDAY, Jan. 21
AFPLI ANNUAL MEETING | Melville
Discussion on new tax laws and updates on charitable gifting and planned giving, 8 a.m., Melville Marriott, 1350 Old Walt Whitman Rd., buffet breakfast, register, $50 in advance, $60 at the door, afpli.org, 631-249-5008.
HIA-LI CEO ROUNDTABLE | Deer Park
Open to business owners and professionals looking to learn firsthand lessons from a CEO, 8-10 a.m., United Way of Long Island, 819 Grand Blvd., $50 includes breakfast, register, hia-li.org, 631-543-5355.
OPEN FORUM | Jericho
"Now What Do I Say?" monthly meeting of the Long Island Coaching Alliance, open to new and experienced coaches, 6:30-9 p.m., Hampton Inn, 120 Jericho Tpke., $45, light dinner served, register, 516-625-0542.
TAX SEMINAR | Melville
"Tax Update and Its Impact on Finances," Jill Schneider, tax consultant and Brian Monahan, financial consultant, discuss tips about filing your taxes, important details relevant to deductions, claims and liabilities for business owners, presented by The National Association of Women Business Owners' Long Island chapter, 8 a.m., Sbarro, 401 Broadhollow Rd., Ste. Ll10, register, $30, 516-240-8058.
SMALL BUSINESS COUNSELING | Dix Hills
Topics covered include the basics of setting up a business, writing a business plan, selling and marketing in today's environment, and writing a marketing plan; hourlong sessions available by appointment starting at 4 p.m., 5 p.m., and 6 p.m.; register at 4 p.m., Half Hollow Hills Community Library Dix Hills Branch, 55 Vanderbilt Pkwy., hhhlibrary.org, 631-421-4530.
THE IMAGE OF SUCCESS | Hicksville
Networking series; featured speaker is Norman Wasserman, who produces concerts and fundraising events, 6-8 p.m., Mio Posto, 600 W. Old Country Rd., $18 advance, $30 at the door, 347-574-4600.
INVENTORS/ENTREPRENEURS | Hauppauge
General meeting with keynote speaker, Newsday business reporter James T. Madore, who discusses the topic, "Tell Your Invention Story to the Media," 7-9 p.m., H. Lee Dennison Building, 100 Veterans Memorial Hwy., free, 631-853-4805.
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 22
COVER LETTERS | East Hills
Workshop focuses on cover letters and thank-you notes and ways to make your skills and experiences stand out, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Sid Jacobson JCC, 300 Forest Dr., free, 516-484-1545.
BREAKFAST | Patchogue
Business owners and professionals' networking breakfast, meets Wednesdays, bring business cards, 7-8:30 a.m., California Diner, 570 S. Service Rd., free, 631-261-4200.
NETWORKING | Port Jefferson Station
The Long Island Business Advantage meets; have breakfast while networking and learning how to grow a business, 7:30 a.m., Panera Bread, 4959 Nesconset Hwy. (Route 347), free, reserve, 631-834-9671.
THURSDAY, Jan. 23
AITP NETWORKING | Northport
Association of Information Technology Professionals new-member event, start the new year with an evening with colleagues from the IT industry, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Northport Yacht Club, 11 Bluff Point Rd., $45 preregistered; $55 at the door, aitp-li.org, 631-864-0271.
BUSINESS NETWORKING INTERNATIONAL MEETS | Woodbury
Long Island business professionals welcome, bring plenty of business cards, 7-8:30 a.m. On Parade Diner, 7980 Jericho Tpke. (3/4 mile east of Route 135), guests are free, 516-921-5041.
CIVIL SERVICE WORKSHOP | Brentwood
A Suffolk County Department of Civil Service representative explains steps need to apply for employment in civil service, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Brentwood Library, 34 Second Ave., free, register, 631-273-7883.
FRIDAY, Jan. 24
ACIT BREAKFAST | Woodbury
Advancement for Commerce Industry and Technology's annual business breakfast with guest speaker Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, 8-10 a.m., Crest Hollow Country Club, 8325 Jericho Tpke., $50, register, acitli.com, 631-789-1660.
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