Created on Thursday, 27 August 2009 15:31 Last Updated on Monday, 03 December 2012 19:19 Published on Thursday, 27 August 2009 15:31 Written by Courier Newsroom Hits: 2278
AUG. 27—The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host their Business Program Series from 12:15-1 p.m. at the Downtown & Business branch, 612 Smithfield St. The topic is “Commuting to Work or School? Now You Have a Choice!” Lisa Kay Schweyer, program developer for the CommuterInfo Program of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission, will present this workshop. Representatives from CommuteInfo, the regional ridesharing program of Southwestern PA Commission, and Port Authority of Allegheny County will discuss how they can help you get to work or to school by riding public transit, carpooling, vanpooling and biking, as well as walking. This event is free and open to the public. Call 412-281-7141.
AUG. 27—Jessica Lee will host “Entrepreneurial Thursdays” from 5:30-8 p.m. at Little E’s, 949 Liberty Ave., Downtown. This is a professional networking event with live jazz/ R&B music. The theme for this week is “Women Innovators.” There is a $10 cover charge with a full bar and dinner selections. Business casual is the attire. No jeans or tennis shoes.Call Sandy Marshall at 412-802-6780 or visit www.jessicaleesong.com.
SEPT. 1—The Comfort Inn & Conference Center will host “Comfort Zone Networking Lunch” from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at 699 Rodi Rd., Penn Hills. This is a networking opportunity with lunch. Reservations are requested by Aug. 31. The cost is $10. Call Sharon Pranis at 412-349-1622.
SEPT. 2—The Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship at Chatham University and Bridgeway Capital will host the “Listening to Your Business” workshop from 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. at Chatham University, Braun Hall, Woodland Rd., Shadyside. This is a workshop based upon the FastTrac business development program. It is a hands-on facilitated workshop designed to provide women business owners and managers with the critical evaluation tools needed to maximize the growth and profitability of their business. Individuals will set a three-year vision plan, evaluate the planning process and translate one’s goals into action steps. The cost is $40 per person and registration is requested by Aug. 31. Call 412-365-1253.
SEPT. 10—The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host their Business Program Series from 12:15-1 p.m. at the Downtown & Business branch, 612 Smithfield St., Downtown. The topic is “The Convincing Cover Letter: Get it Read. Get an Interview.” Karen Litzinger of, Litzinger Career Counseling, will present this workshop. She will review both the content and format of convincing cover letters, and suggest places to send them to expand your job search. In this lively session, she’ll also talk about other related correspondence, including networking, thank-you notes and offer letters. This event is free and open to the public. Call 412-281-7141.
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