The Business Calendar runs each Sunday in the Business section. Notices of meetings, seminars and workshops of interest to the Buffalo-area business community should be sent to the Business Department of The News, Box 100, Buffalo, N.Y. 14240, by the preceding Thursday.
The Western New York Public Sector Training Coalition, part of the Center for Management Development at the University at Buffalo, will sponsor a "Managing Conflict" seminar at 8:30 a.m. in the Center for Tomorrow, UB North Campus. For more information, call 636-3200.
A small business assistance workshop will be presented by the Buffalo Chapter of the Service Corps of Retired Executives, an affiliate of the Small Business Administration, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., in Room 31 of the Federal Building, 111 West Huron St.
Roger Firestien, a faculty member and coordinator of the graduate program at the Center for Studies in Creativity at Buffalo State College, will present a free seminar entitled "Power Thinking -- Using Personal Visioning for Peak Performance," from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., in Trinity Episcopal Church, 371 Delaware Ave.
The Buffalo Delta Group will meet at 7:30 p.m. in the Airways Hotel, Genesee Street and Airport Drive, Cheektowaga. Gary Sennikoff of First Albany Corp. will discuss "Bonds." For further information, call 662-4145.
Downtown Success System, a networking organization for professional business people, will hold its weekly breakfast meeting at 7:15 a.m. in the North Room of the Hotel Lenox, 149 North St. Speakers will include Tommi Himmel of National Safety Associates, Georgia Brannan of Rainbow Hospitality Reservation Service, and Don Chandler, of Prime-Focus. For further information, call Margaret Andrews at 833-1165.
The Eastwood Coed Leads Club, a networking association for professional men and women, will conduct a meeting at 7:30 a.m. in the Lord Amherst, 5000 Main St., Williamsville. Speakers will include Robin Clouden, John Egan and Barbara Huber. For further information, contact Ms. Huber at 688-6000.
The Western New York International Trade Council Inc. will host its monthly International Traders Luncheon from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Carmel Room of the Buffalo Hilton Hotel. William Skidmore, director of the Office of Antiboycott Compliance of the U.S. Department of Commerce, will discuss "Trade Boycott Regulations."
The Erie County Legal Secretaries Association will hold its Annual Christmas Party at 5:30 p.m. in Crawdaddy's Restaurant, 2 Templeton Terrace. The program will include a "Toys for Tots" collection and a Chinese auction.
The Insurance Women of Buffalo Inc. will conduct its monthly membership meeting at 5:30 p.m. in Salvatore's Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road, Depew. Toys will be collected for the Channel 2 "For Kids Sake" program.
The Greater Buffalo Chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators will host its annual "Holiday Party" 5:30 to 8 p.m. in the Calumet Arts Cafe, 56 W. Chippewa St.
The Buffalo Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction will host its Annual Christmas Cocktail Party at 5:45 p.m. in the Little White House restaurant, 5877 Main St., Williamsville. For further information, call Peggy Dallos at 674-7520, or Peg Schreiber at 683-6603.
The Association for Systems Management, Buffalo Chapter, will hold its monthly dinner meeting at 6:15 p.m. in The Hearthstone Manor, 333 Dick Road, Depew. Kathy Mehltretter of the U.S. Attorney's Office in Buffalo will discuss "Electronic White Collar Crime."
The Erie-Niagara Chapter of the New York State Society of Professional Engineers will host a Christmas Party at 7 p.m. in the Radisson Inn-at-the-Falls, 240 Rainbow Blvd., North, Niagara Fall. A cash bar will open at 6 p.m.
The Niagara Frontier Chapter of the Institute of Industrial Engineers will hold a dinner program at 7 p.m. in the Airport Holiday Inn, 4600 Genesee St., Cheektowaga. Russ Grosjean, a professor at Erie Community College and a financial planning consultant, will discuss "Personal Financial Planning -- Tax Tips, Mutual Funds, Real Estate Investments." A cash bar will open at 6:30 p.m.
The Professional Leads Club, Coed Division, will meet at 7:30 a.m. in Jimmricky's Restaurant, 3131 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. For reservations, call Deb Malis at 693-9222.
Priority Management/Bill Shepard & Associates will present Phase Three of a four-part essential management skills training workshop entitled "Priority Manager," from 8:28 a.m. to noon, in its training center, Suite 3, 9600 Main St., Clarence. To register, call 759-7294.
The Niagara Frontier Chapter of the American Subcontractors Association will host a Christmas luncheon program from 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Little White House Restaurant, 5877 Main St., Williamsville. Toys will be collected for the "Toys for Tots" program. Call 875-4627, for reservations.
Members of the Purchasing Management Association of Buffalo will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Hearthstone Manor, 333 Dick Road, Depew. Newton A. Graves, vice president of national account sales for Yellow Freight of Overland Park, Kansas, will speak on "The Relationships Between Purchasing and Transportation." The Professional Development Committee will host a premeeting forum on "Trucking and Transportation" at 5 p.m. For reservations, phone 773-3649 by Monday.
The Buffalo Chapter of the American Production and Inventory Control Society will hold a dinner meeting at 6:30 p.m. in Samuel's Grand Manor, 8750 Main St., Clarence. Michael Jacobi, vice president of David Buker & Associates, will discuss "Performance Measurement." For reservations, call Peggy Reidel at 853-7500, ext. 7671.
Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Buffalo Inc., a United Way agency, will present a free budget class entitled "Credit Repair -- Fix Your Own Credit Report and Save Money," from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the United Way Building, 742 Delaware Ave. Phone 854-1710, for reservations.
Bill Knoche of Integra Enterprises, an affiliate of Sandler Sales Institute, will conduct various workshops for salespeople in the Master Key Center, 5418 Main St., Williamsville. The first workshop, "No Guts, No Gain," will begin at 8 a.m. Call 648-2625, for further details.
Buffalo Life Underwriters Inc. will present its Stanley Collins Award at a meeting at 8:30 a.m. in the Hearthstone Manor, 333 Dick Road, Depew. John P. Mondello will give a motivational talk entitled "Move the Ribbon." Coffee will be served at 8 a.m.
The Western New York Technology Development Center will present a breakfast seminar entitled "A Primer for Access to the Technical Libraries at the University at Buffalo," from 8:30 to 10 a.m., in the Center for Tomorrow, UB North Campus. The event is part of the seminar series entitled "Business Con
cerns for Manufacturing and High-Technology Companies." The series is being sponsored by Niagara Mohawk Power Corp., the University at Buffalo, the Metro Buffalo Alliance for Economic Development and the Amherst Industrial Development Agency. Registration will begin at 8:15 a.m. Call 636-3626, for additional information.
The New York State Department of Public Service will host a "Time of Use Training Seminar," which explains the role of time of use electric rates in order to encourage farmers and rural consumers to use energy more efficiently. The seminar will run 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Genesee Community College's Conference Center, One College Road, Batavia.
The Small Business Council of the Niagara Falls Area Chamber of Commerce will host a "Festival of Lights 10-Year Birthday Bash" at 5 p.m. in the Comfort Inn's The Pointe lounge, Niagara Falls. Phone 285-8484, for further details.
The D'Youville Center For Women in Management will present a Dialogues Series program entitled "What's In Store For You in 1991 -- ESP in Business and Career," featuring psychic Bernice Golden. The program will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in D'Youville College Center, 329 Porter Ave.
The Buffalo Chapter of ASM International will hold an Educational Night dinner program at 7 p.m. in the Amherst Holiday Inn, 1881 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst. Dr. Alan Pense, provost of Lehigh University, will speak on "Alice in Wonderland: When the Engineer Becomes the Expert Witness." A director's meeting will be held at 5 p.m. Cocktails will be served at 6 p.m. For reservations, call Drew Thompson at 687-4861, or David McClaughlin at 433-2592.
The Niagara Frontier Chapter of the Refrigeration Service Engineers Society will hold its monthly meeting at 8 p.m. in the Ramada Buffalo Airport Inn, 6643 Transit Road, Williamsville. Bob Barr of United Rebuilders will discuss "The Real Reason Compressors Fail."
Price Waterhouse will sponsor a "Government Contracting" breakfast seminar from 8 to 9:30 a.m. in the Sheraton Buffalo Airport Hotel, 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga. For reservations, call Debbie Pringle at 856-4650.
The Small Business Council of the Niagara Falls Area Chamber of Commerce will conduct a seminar entitled "Preparing For Your Retirement/Making Your Golden Years Golden," from 8 to 9:30 a.m., in the Como Restaurant, 2220 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls.
Edward O. Watts & Associates will conduct a one-day "Asbestos Refresher Course," from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., in its office at 1331 North Forest Road, Suite 340, Williamsville. For more information, call 688-4827.
The 1990 Tax Practitioners Seminar will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Buffalo Convention Center. The annual seminar, sponsored by the University at Buffalo School of Management and the Taxpayer Education Division of the Internal Revenue Service, informs practicing tax preparers about the most recent changes in federal and New York State tax laws. To register, contact Mark A. Conti at 636-3200 by Wednesday.
Sam Boyle of CareerTrack Seminars will conduct "Tom Peters' Excellence 1990 Management Seminar," from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the Sheraton Buffalo Airport Hotel, 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga. To register, call 1-303-447-2300.
The American Society for Training and Development, Niagara Frontier Chapter, will host an Awards Program from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Amherst Holiday Inn, 1881 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst. Call Dennis at 822-4227, for further details.