Business Calendar 8-14-13

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Business Series
AUG. 15 —The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host its Business Series from 12:15-1:15 p.m. at the Dowtown & Business location, 612 Smithfield St., Downtown. The topic is “Identity Theft: The Facts and Prevention.” J. Bruce Hammerle, of Financial Crimes Task Force of Southwestern Pennsylvania will facilitate this seminar that will teach the facts about how identity theft takes place, how to report it and how to fix the damage to one’s credit and good name. The event is free. For more information, call 412281-7141 or email ­downtown@carnegielibrary.org.

Developing A Business Plan
AUG. 16 —The University of Pittsburgh Small Business Development Center will host its Second Step: Developing a Small Business Plan from 7:30-10 a.m. at Mervis Hall, Roberto Clemente Dr., Oakland. Attendees will learn all that is needed about operational and production planning, conducting market research and creating financial spreadsheets to attract funding for one’s business. Registration is requested and a continental breakfast will be served. For more information, call Tara Gerek at 412-648-1389 or email tmgerek@katz.pitt.edu.

Leadership Breakfast Series
AUG. 20 —Duquesne University’s School of Leadership and Professional Advancement will host its Leadership Breakfast Series from 7:30-10 a.m. at the Duquesne University Power Center Ballroom, 600 Forbes Ave., Uptown. The topic will be “Navigating the Toxic Workplace.” Guest presenter Deborah Holland will shine a light on the many issues that employees confront in a toxic work environment and will explore the options for navigating the environment or pursuing a career change. Registration is required. For more information, call 412-396-5600 or email ­leadership@duq.edu.

The End of Illness
AUG. 21 —The Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence at the University of Pittsburgh will host “The End of Illness: A New Way to Look at Your Health” from 7:30-10:30 a.m. at the Duquesne Club, 325 Sixth Ave., Downtown. There will be a discussion about what health means and what it takes to achieve a long, vigorous life. Clark Industries and MARC USA will showcase their award-winning healthy workplace programs. This is for members of the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence. For more information, call Tara Gerek at 412-648-1389 or email ­tmgerek@katz.pitt.edu.

Technology Show
AUG. 22 —Toshiba Business Solutions will host a Technology Show from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Heinz Field, Press Box Dining Room, 100 Art Rooney Dr., North Shore. Attendees will learn how to improve their company’s core business processes. The event will include lunch and a complimentary tour of the field, locker rooms and stadium. Reservations are required by Aug. 19. For more information, call Chris Colaianni at 412-973-6328 or email chris.colaianni@tbs.toshiba.com.

Health Equity Summit
AUG. 23 —The Pennsylvania Department of Health, Office of Health Equity; Highmark Blue Shield; UPMC; the University of Pittsburgh; the Family Council of Central Pa.; and more will host the 2013 Regional Health Equity Summit from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Regional Alliance, 850 Cranberry Woods Dr., Cranberry. The theme is “Advancing Health Equity in the 21st Century.” The summit is to initiate discussions for awareness and of strategies to reduce diabetes for vulnerable populations in western Pennsylvania. Registration is requested and seating is limited. For more information, call Therese Clark at 717-547-3313.

Youthpreneur
AUG. 24 —ClassicEvents! will host “Youthpreneur” at 11 a.m. at Hosanna House, 807 Wallace Ave., Wilkinsburg. This event will give exposure and access to the next generation of entrepreneurs and business leaders. Vendors are invited to showcase their products, service or organization, while supporting emerging business owners that will have a profound effect on one’s local economy. There will also be a presentation recognizing Juvenile Court Judges Kim Clark, Dwayne Woodruff and District Magistrate Kim Hoots. For more information, call 412-723-2414 or email ­yourclassicevent@gmail.com.

Business Series
AUG. 29 —The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host its Business Series from 12:15-1:15 p.m. at the Downtown & Business location, 612 Smithfield St., Downtown. The topic will be “Guerilla Website Design.” Attendees will learn how to create websites for their business or for fun using popular tools such as Blogger, WordPress and Tumblr. The event is free. For more information, call 412281-7141 or email downtown@carnegielibrary.org.

Business Series
SEPT. 5 —The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host its Business Series from 12:15-1:15 p.m. at the Downtown & Business location, 612 Smithfield St., Downtown. The topic will be “Buying and Selling Online: Ebay and Etsy Basics.” This workshop will address buying and selling online using Ebay and Etsy, the two-leading e-commerce websites. The event is free. For more information, call 412281-7141 or email downtown@carnegielibrary.org.

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