Long Island business events for the week beginning Jan. 10, 2011.
ARE YOU AN ENTREPRENEUR? | Freeport
Introductory business planning course open to current and prospective small business owners, 7-9 p.m., Freeport Library, 144 W. Merrick Rd., free, register, 516-379-3274, ext. 505.
NETWORKING DINNER AND MEETING | Wading River
Networking before and after dinner, presentation by three East End bank CEO’s, reservations needed by noon January 7, 5:30 p.m. East Wind, 5720 Rte. 25A, easternlongislandexecutives.com. $40, $70 with guest, 631-929-3500.
DEVELOPING LEADERS | Cold Spring Harbor
Presented by the Long Island Women’s Agenda Leadership Council, open to all Long Islanders. Learn how organizations can develop leaders, 5:30-8 p.m., Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, 1 Bungtown Rd., registration required, liwa.org. $35, $10 students, 516-677-5492.
HIA-LI ANNUAL MEETING | Melville
Numerous invited panelists including U.S. Senators, Congressman, County Executives and Town Supervisors, register, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Melville Marriott, 1350 Old Walt Whitman Rd., hia-li.org. $75, 631-543-5355.
CAREER BUILDING | Rockville Centre
Seminar, “7 Steps to Employment Success”; learn tips and secrets to find employment, 6:30-8:30 p.m., in the Wilbur Arts Center, Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., free, must reserve, 516-678-5000, ext. 6206.
LET’S GET READY TO BORROW | Smithtown
Seminar for small business owners with traditional lenders, micro lenders, credit repair experts and more, 8:30 a.m.-noon, Sheraton Long Island Hotel, 110 Motor Pkwy, free, light breakfast served, preregister, 631-632-9837.
SOCIAL MEDIA AND BUSINESS | Plainview
Roundtable discussion “What to Expect in 2011,” presented by the Fair Media Council, 8:30-10:30 a.m., Four Points by Sheraton, 333 South Service Rd., $50, fairmediacouncil.org, 516-224-1860.
DINNER, NETWORKING | Huntington
“Marketing and Advertising on a Small Budget,” open to all business professionals, 6-8 p.m., Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site and Interpretive Center, 246 Old Walt Whitman Rd., $35 at the door, 516-817-0222.
HOLIDAY PARTY / NETWORKING | Farmingdale
Learn from and teach your peers about various business topics in a facilitated networking format, bring business cards, dinner served, hosted by the Women’s Financial Group, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Carlyle on the Green, 99 Quaker Meeting House Rd., Bethpage State Park, $60, register, twfg.org, 631-744-7044.
EXECUTIVE BREAKFAST | Woodbury
Hosted by the Long Island Association, includes presentation of the 2011 County Executives’ Report, along with open discussion. Networking at 8 a.m., program and breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Registration required, 8 a.m. Crest Hollow Country Club, 8325 Jericho Tpke., longislandassociation.org. $60, 631-493-3028.
DIGITAL MEDIA MARKETING | Huntington
What every business owner needs to know about digitally connecting with others, 8 a.m., registration at 7:30 a.m., Golden Coach Diner, 350 W. Jericho Tpke., $15, 516-240-8058.
PROPERTY TAX GRIEVANCE | Island Park
Workshop for those who wish to challenge their assessment as shown on their Nassau County Property Tax Disclosure Notice, 1 p.m., Island Park Library, 176 Long Beach Rd., free, registration required at the circulation desk, free, islandparklibrary.org, 516-432-0122.
STOCK MARKET SEMINAR | Plainview
Educational seminar presented by the Long Island Stock Traders Meetup Group, all levels of experience welcome, 6:45-9:15 p.m., Plainview-Old Bethpage Library, 999 Old Country Rd., free, meetup.com / LISTMG, 516-385-8244.
TEAMMATES BUSINESS NETWORKING | Mineola
Brainstorm and network with other professionals and business owners every Thursday, 10 a.m.-Noon. American Red Cross in Nassau County, 195 Willis Ave., meetup.com/teammates. $5, 516-924-7999.
WEDLI MIXER | Melville
“Toasting to the New Year With New Contacts,” networking, demonstrations, refreshments, hosted by the Economic Developers of Long Island, 6-8 p.m., Four Food Studio, 515 Broadhollow Rd., $50, wedli.org, 516-997-9399.
WORKPLACE SPIRITUALITY | Manhasset
Monthly gatherings of business professionals on integration of faith, family and careers, 7:30-9 p.m., St. Ignatius Retreat House, 251 Searingtown Rd., $20, 516-621-8300, ext. 15.
BUSINESS MEETING AND SEMINAR | Freeport
Social networking forum, includes dinner and speakers; topic is “Transformation Technology and Wealth in the New World,” 6-9 p.m., Freeport Library, 144 W. Merrick Rd., free, reservation required, nassaulibrary.org/freeport/ 516-377-1191.
JOB SEEKERS MONTHLY MEETING | Setauket
An educational, networking and support group for those seeking employment on Long Island, focuses on identifying your skills and using them to find a job, meets the third Saturday of every month, 8:30-10 a.m., Occurs next on Saturday, January 15 Setauket Presbyterian Church, 5 Caroline Ave. free, 631-941-4271.
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