MAY 23—The National Association of Women Business Owners and Citizen’s Bank will host How to Make Your Bank Your Best Friend from 6-8 p.m. at Citizen’s Bank, Crafton Ingram Shopping Center, 31 Foster Ave., Crafton. This seminar will touch on the three reasons why one needs a business banker. The event is free. For more information, call Mary Pam Kilgore at 412-854-4827 or email email@example.com.
MAY 24—The African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania will host its Networking Mixer from 5-7 p.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites, One Bigelow Square, Downtown. Hosts Tim Zugger and TamMichele Borys will showcase the remodeled hotel. Attendees are asked to bring business cards. Registration is required by May 22 and the cost is $10 for non-members. For more information, call 412-392-0610 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
MAY 30—The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Squirrel Hill Branch, will host “Selling to the Federal Government: Get a Basic Understanding of the Federal Procurement Process” from 10:15-11 a.m. at 5801 Forbes Ave., Squirrel Hill. Debbie Wojcik, Director of the Government Agency Coordination Office of California University of Pennsylvania, will be the seminar facilitator. The topics of discussion will include registrations and certifications, identifying NAICS and service codes, size standards and procurement opportunities. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-422-9650 or email email@example.com.
JUNE 5—The Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship of Chatham University will host a Spring Open House from 5-7 p.m. at Chatham University, Woodland Road, Shadyside. This is an opportunity to meet the center’s staff, facilitators and past participants while learning about the center’s services for women business owners and women in business. The center offers business development classes, small business workshops and more. Registration is requested. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
First Step Business
JUNE 6—Duquesne University’s Small Business Development Center will host its First Step: Business Start-Up Essentials at Duquesne University, Rockwell Hall, 600 Forbes Ave., Uptown. This is a seminar for new business start-ups and for entrepreneurs without previous business experience. There will also be an opportunity to meet with a business consultant. For more information, visit www.sbdc.duq.edu.
JUNE 7—The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host their Business Program Series at 12:15 p.m. at the Downtown & Business branch, 612 Smithfield St., Downtown. The topic is “How to Find Free, Authoritative Answers to Many Personal and Business Legal Questions.” Joel Fishman, PhD, assistant director of the Allegheny County Law Library, will be on hand to discuss where to find information on legal topics that can help in many aspects of one’s daily life and the reputable websites on the Internet that can also help. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-281-7141 or email email@example.com.
JUNE 14—The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host their Business Program Series at 12:15 p.m. at the Downtown & Business branch, 612 Smithfield St., Downtown. The topic is “Employment Resources for Jobs in the Pittsburgh Area.” Eric Pferdekamper, site administrator for the Downtown CareerLinks, will discuss how CareerLinks can help one maximize their chances of gaining employment. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-281-7141 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
(To have information on Business Calendar, send information at least two weeks in advance to: 315 E. Carson St., Pittsburgh, Pa. 15219; Fax: 412-481-1360 or e-mail: email@example.com.)