Business Calendar

Lunch & Learn
    FEB. 26—The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host its Lunch & Learn Series at 12:15 p.m. at the Downtown & Business Branch, 612 Smithfield St., Downtown. The topic will be “All about the Schedule D.” Patrick Price, an IRS tax consultant, will discuss the ins and outs of using Schedule D to report capital gains and losses on stock and other transactions. This informative discussion will prepare individuals for the April 15 tax-filing deadline. For more information, call 412-281-7141 or visit
First Step
    MARCH 6—The Small Business Development Center at the University of Pittsburgh will host its “The First Step: The Mechanics of Starting a Small Business” from 7:30-10 a.m. at the University of Pittsburgh, Mervis Hall, Roberto Clemente Drive, Oakland. This session is designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs. Attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government, procurement, financing options, major components of the business plan, taxation, requirements and more. Registration is required. For more information, call 412-648-1544 or visit


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