Business Calendar 4-17-13

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Career Development Series
    APRIL 18—UPMC will host a monthly Career Development Series from 3-5 p.m. at the Medical Arts Building, 3708 5th Ave., Oakland. This free, monthly session for job seekers will teach individuals how to navigate the website, apply online for jobs, write an effective resume and prepare for interviews. Registration is requested. For more information, call Barbara Jerry at 412-864-4257 or email jerryb@upmc.edu.
Academic & Career Information Session
    APRIL 18—The Community College of Allegheny County South Campus will host an Academic & Career Information Session from 6-7:30 p.m. at 1750 Clairton Rd., West Mifflin. The topic will be “Engineering, Technology & Mathematics: Discover Educational & Career Opportunities.” Registration is requested and this is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-469-4301.
PowerBreakfast Meeting
    APRIL 19—The African-American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania will host its PowerBreakfast Meeting at 7:30 a.m. at the Rivers Club, One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant St., Downtown. The guest speaker Allegheny County Chief Executive Rich Fitzgerald will discuss the state of Allegheny County. Registration is requested by April 17. For more information, call 412-392-0610 or email information@aaccwp.com.
Job Fair and College Expo
    APRIL 19—The Community College of Allegheny County Boyce Campus will host a Job Fair & College Expo from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the CCAC Boyce Campus, Student Union, 595 Beatty Rd., Monroeville. There will be a job fair and a professional dress fashion show at 11 a.m. sponsored by the Monroeville Area Chamber of Commerce. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 724-325-6771.
Members’ Mixer
    APRIL 24—The African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania will host its Member’s Mixer from 5-7 p.m. at the Allegheny HYP Club, 619 William Penn Place, Downtown. This is an opportunity to visit one of Pittsburgh’s oldest clubs and to network with Chamber members. Attendees are asked to come with business cards. Reservations are requested by April 22. For more information, call 412-392-0610 or email information@aaccwp.com.
Network Convention
    APRIL 26—Talk Magazine will host its 2013 Pennsylvania African-American Network Convention from 6-10 p.m. at the Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center, 100 Lytton Ave., Oakland. This two-day event will include speakers, panelists and more. There will be a dialogue addressing employment opportunities and workforce development in health care, finance, manufacturing and energy. Registration is required by April 17. For more information, call 412-823-4007 or email talk.events@talkmagazinepa.com.
Business Skills Development Workshop
    APRIL 27—Chatham University’s Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship will host its Business Skills Development Workshop from 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. at Chatham University, Woodland Rd., Oakland. The topic is “Tuning Up Your Business Plan.” This workshop will re-energize existing and unused business plans, encouraging participants to break of their comfort zones to reach the next stage of growth. Registration is required and the cost is $35. For more information, call 412-365-1253 or visit http://www.chatham.edu/cwe.
Money Matters
    APRIL 30—The Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities will host Money Matters 2013 from 6:10-9:05 p.m. at the Pittsburgh Marriott North, 100 Cranberry Woods Dr., Cranberry Township. Investing and personal finance experts will facilitate free sessions on topics such as Retirement and Estate Planning, Senior-Oriented Finance, Protecting Yourself from Scams, New and Experienced Investors and more. Nationally syndicated columnist Michelle Singletary will be the keynote speaker. Registration is required, this event is free and seating is limited. For more information, call 1-800-PA-BANKS or visit http://www.dobs.state.pa.us.
    (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: newsroom@newpittsburghcourier.com.)      

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