James J. Allen, executive director of the Amherst Industrial Development Agency, will discuss "Marketing the Town of Amherst" at a premeeting forum of the Buffalo/Niagara Sales and Marketing Executives Inc. at 4 p.m. in the Buffalo Marriott, 1340 Millersport Highway, Amherst. A dinner meeting will follow at 6 p.m. Fred Mariani, northeast area discrete manufacturing industry manager for Digital Equipment Corp., will speak. For reservations, call 834-9431.
The Niagara Frontier Chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators will sponsor a luncheon panel discussion on corporate community involvement at noon in the Buffalo Hilton Hotel.
The Buffalo Council on World Affairs Inc. will present its Distinguished Service Award to the Rev. Dr. Ralph W. Loew, pastor emeritus of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, at a luncheon meeting at 12:30 p.m. in the Hyatt Regency Buffalo.
A seminar on "Home Buying and Mortgage Pre-Qualification" will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the Empire of America Federal Savings Bank Broadway office at 940 Broadway. For reservations, call 845-7356.
The National Association of Bank Women will install its new officers at a 6 p.m. dinner meeting in the Little White House Restaurant, 5877 Main St., Williamsville. Kathy Bascom, association state president and vice president of Chase Lincoln First Bank, will speak.
John Feather, co-director of the Western New York Geriatric Education Center at the University at Buffalo, will speak on "The Need and Availability of Supplemental Insurance for Medicare" at a 7 p.m. dinner meeting of the Empire State Association of Public Accountants, Buffalo Chapter, in the Royal Knight Restaurant, 3485 Delaware Ave. Call Blanche Sorgi at 893-5255, for reservations.
Mennen Medical Inc. and the STC Niagara Frontier Chapter will present a technical writing seminar, "Publication and Production in a Hi-Tech Environment," at 7 p.m. in Mennen Medical. offices, 10123 Main, Clarence. For reservations, call Kathleen DeLaney at 759-6921, ext. 332, by Monday.
Gregg Lipsitz, a chartered financial consultant, will conduct a "Money Management and Tax Reduction" workshop at 7 p.m. in the Buffalo Marriott, Amherst. The workshop will be repeated Thursday.
A breakfast seminar entitled "The Canada-United States Free Trade Agreement and Its Impact on Small Business" will be held at 7:30 a.m. in D'Youville College Center, 329 Porter Ave. Carl Rockburne, trade commissioner for the Canadian Consulate in Buffalo, and Andrew J. Rudnick, president of the Greater Buffalo Development Foundation, will speak.
The Wednesday Morning Tip Club, a business leads club, will meet at 8 a.m. in the Four Seasons Restaurant, 2043 Kensington Ave., Snyder. For further information, call Herb Scheer at 886-2350.
Johnson Controls Inc. will conduct a free seminar for building managers on how to cut lighting costs at 8:30 a.m. in the Sheraton Buffalo Airport Hotel, 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga. To register, call Jim Cafferty at 675-5333.
The Annual Safety Conference and Trades Exhibit of The Western New York Safety Conference Inc. will be held at 9 a.m. in the Buffalo Hilton Hotel. It continues Thursday.
The Cornell University Cooperative Extension will conduct a seminar on "Starting a Bed and Breakfast," from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in its education center on Parkside Drive in Ellicottville. For further information, call Denise Mitchell at 699-2377 or 945-5200.
The Kenmore Exchange Club will hold a luncheon meeting at noon in the Amherst Holiday Inn, 1881 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst.
The University at Buffalo's School of Management Alumni Association will host a CEO Perspectives Series dinner seminar at 6:30 p.m. in the Hyatt Regency Buffalo. Sal H. Alfiero, chairman of the board of Mark IV Industries Inc., will discuss "Building a Company Through the Takeover Process." Cocktails will be served at 6 p.m.
The Industrial Forum of Eastern Erie County and the Depew-Elma-Lancaster Chamber of Commerce will hold a joint dinner meeting at 6:30 p.m. in Ripa's Restaurant, 4260 Walden Ave., Lancaster. For reservations, call 681-9755 by Monday.
Empire of America Federal Savings Bank will sponsor a seminar on "Reducing Your Taxes Through Investment Alternatives" at 6:30 p.m. in the McKinley Park Inn, S-3950 McKinley Parkway, Blasdell. To register, call 845-7336.
The Western New York Venture Association will hold its monthly dinner meeting at 7 p.m. in the Airport Holiday Inn, 4600 Genesee St., Cheektowaga. For further information, call 876-0638.
Attorney/author Robert Friedman will conduct a course on "How to Survive Legally as a Landlord" at 7 p.m. in the Casey Education Center, 105 Casey Road, East Amherst. For further information, call 689-7104.
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Buffalo section, will hold a dinner meeting at 7:30 p.m. in Grisanti's Restaurant, 3980 Maple Road, Amherst.
A seminar on "Home Buying and Mortgage Pre-Qualification" will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Empire of America Federal Savings Bank Eastern Hills office at 7300 Transit Road, Williamsville. For reservations, call 845-7301.
The Downtown Toastmasters will meet at 7:45 p.m. in the 19th Floor Board Room of M&T Bank, One M&T Plaza.
The Greater Buffalo Chamber of Commerce's Council of Small Enterprises will sponsor a business management workshop entitled "How to get the Most Out of Your Lawyer" at 8 a.m. in the Buffalo Marriott, Amherst. For further information, call Tammy Sikorski at 852-7100, ext. 363.
The Williamsville-Clarence Leads Club for Women will meet at 8:30 a.m. in the Williamsville Inn, 5447 Main St., Williamsville. For more information, call Barbara Huber at 631-4685.
The New York State Directors of Volunteer Services, Western New York Chapter, will meet at 9:30 a.m. in the Hotel Lenox, 140 North St., followed by lunch. Call Pat Majtyka at 825-8000, ext. 225, for further information.
The Western New York Chapter of the American Women in Radio and Television hosts a luncheon at noon in the Aud Club, Memorial Auditorium. Ellen Hulleberg of Interep's Radio Store will speak on the "Wave of the Future -- Radio." For reservations, call Faith Morehouse at 845-6100.
The Buffalo Chapter of the Association for Systems Management International will host its Annual Meeting and Golf Party at noon in the River Oaks Golf Course, 201 Whitehaven Road, Grand Island. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m.
Assemblyman Robin Schimminger will address members of the United Garage & Gasoline Retailers of Western New York at a dinner meeting at 7 p.m. in The Colonial Grove, 1200 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville.
The Buffalo Chapter of the American Institute of Plant Engineers will conduct a "Ladies Night" tour of the Hillebrand Winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont. at 5:30 p.m. A dinner meeting will follow in the Parkway Ramada Inn, 401 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls.
Theodore W. Schultz, the 1979 Nobel Laureate in economics and the father of the human capital theory of economics, will speak at The University at Buffalo's conference on "Human Capital and Economic Growth" at 8 p.m. in the Buffalo Hilton Hotel.
The Business Calendar runs each Sunday in the Business/Finance section. Notices of meetings, seminars and workshops of interest to the business community should be sent to the Financial Department of The News, Box 100, Buffalo, N.Y. 14240, by the preceding Thursday.