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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 News Desk of The News, Box 100,Buffalo, N.Y. 14240, by the preceding Thursday.


The Toxicology Research Center of the University at Buffalo will hold a lead abatement certification training program Tuesday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Suite 442, Tri-Main Building, 2495 Main St. The course meets all federal and local recommendations. The fee is $300. For reservations, phone 838-9034.

The WNY Safety Resource Center will offer the OSHA Voluntary Guidelines for General Industry 30 Hour Training Program Tuesday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at its Industrial Training Center, 160 Washburn St., Lockport. The course is designed for supervisors and upper management responsible for safety programs for their employees. For information/registration, phone 433-1856.

The Amherst Chamber of Commerce will hold a Business After Hours networking opportunity from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Bassett Manor, 245 Bassett Road, Amherst. The cost is $10 for chamber members, $12 for non-members. For requested reservations, phone 632-6905.

The Northtowns Charter Chapter of the American Business Women's Association will begin its annual Business Associate Event at 6 p.m. with a dinner meeting at the Transit Valley Country Club, 8920 Transit Road, East Amherst. Supreme Court Justice Penny M. Wolfgang will be the guest speaker. For more information/reservations, phone Karen Grace at 688-2620.

"How to Survive Legally as a Landlord" will be presented by attorney/author Robert Friedman from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m at Mill Middle School, 505 Mill St., Williamsville. He will discuss leases, evictions, Smalls Claims Court, discrimination laws and civil liability. For reservations, phone 874-8500.

The Buffalo Cosmetology Association #11 will hold a general meeting and election of officers at 7:30 p.m. at the Ramada Buffalo Airport Inn, 6643 Transit Road, Williamsville.

The meeting is open to cosmetologists, nail technicians, estheticians, salon owners, and cosmetology teachers and students.


The Western New York Safety Resource Center will offer the Supervisor/Management Training course from 7:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. at its Industrial Training Center, 160 Washburn St., Lockport. The course is designed for on-site management supervisors and individuals directly responsible for site operations. Course materials include OSHA requirements, community relations, medical monitoring, spill containment, decontamination, employee training, record keeping, protective equipment and site safety. For information phone 433-1856.

Information on starting a business will be the subject of a workshop from 10 a.m. to noon in Room 306 of the Community Education Center of the Jamestown campus of Jamestown Community College. The workshop is sponsored by the Small Business Development Center at JCC. The registration fee is $5. For more information/reservations, phone 665-5754 or (800) 522-7232.

"Unions and the High Performance Workplace" will be hosted by the Buffalo AFL-CIO Council from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday. The program, sponsored by the Economic Development Skills Training Program of the state Department of Economic Development, state AFL-CIO, Cornell university, NYSSILR and Erie Community College, offer a choice of one of the following workshops for union officers, stewards, bargaining committees, joint activity coordinators and facilitators and union quality coordinators: Work Teams, Multi-Skilling and Manufacturing Cells; Total Quality Techniques; Lean Production, Just-in-Time and MRP; Workplace Education and Training; Gainsharing, Profit-sharing and Alternative Compensation; and Mutual Gains Bargaining. For reservations, phone Susan Woods at 852-4191.

The Buffalo Charter Chapter of the American Business Women's Association will hold its monthly dinner meeting at 6 p.m. at Rigatoni's Restaurant, 3160 Delaware Ave., Kenmore. Five scholarship will be awarded for 1993. For more information, phone 849-6195.

The University at Buffalo's Division of Microcomputer Education will offer a series of computer courses at 122 Jacobs Center on the Amherst campus. Courses, times and fees are: "Introductory Microsoft Windows," Wednesday, 6 to 9 p.m., $95; "Effectively Using a Personal Computer," Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., $225. For more information or brochure with the complete list of class offerings, phone the university at 645-3203.

Professional Secretaries International, Buffalo Chapter, will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 at the Rich Renaissance Atrium, 1150 Niagara St. The program will feature installation of officers and directors and the initiation of new members. Networking will begin at 5:30 p.m. and a mini-workshop will be held from 5:45 to 6:15 p.m. Contact Joyce LoDestro at 689-7650 for more information (evenings only).

A representative of the General Motors Institute will be at the Olean campus of Jamestown Community College to discuss two graduate programs GMI is offering at the school. The discussions will be held in Room 317 of Academic Hall on North Barry St. The programs are masters of science programs in manufacturing management and engineering. New term classes will start in the fall. For further information, call 372-1661, ext. 502.


The Western New York Regional Education Center for Economic Development, Assemblywoman Elizabeth Hoffman and Niagara County Community College will sponsor a free small business information workshop from 8:30 to noon in Room E-140, NCCC, 3111 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn. The seminar will feature presentations from federal and state officials on training programs and loans, grants and tax credits available for small businesses. Mrs. For more information/reservations, phone 681-5023.

The U.S. Department of Commerce will present an Export Licensing Workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Conference Center at Genesee Community College, Batavia. Co-sponsored by Upstate New York District Export Council and the Center for Business & Community Education at the college, the workshop is designed to aid firms that manufacture and/or sell high and medium technology products and services and will focus on: the commerce control list, how to classify your products or technology, how to determine which export license is required; how to apply for a validated export license, exports of software and technology, export management guidelines, and an update or recent changes in the export administration regulations. For more information, phone (603) 598-4300.

"Total Quality Management: Beyond the Basic," a seminar for business and industry leaders, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sheraton Buffalo Airport Hotel, 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga. The cost is $85 for person or $75 for two mor more. For more information/reservations, phone the Office for Continuing Studies at 286-8181.

The National Property Management Association, Upstate Chapter, will hold a meeting at 5 p.m. at the Old Red Mill Inn, 8326 Main St., Williamsville. Roger Cleary of Sierra Technologies Inc. will discuss "Self Governance." For more information, phone 631-6624.

A free program for families involved with nursing home and home care will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Buffalo Marriott, 1340 Millersport Highway, Amherst. Sponsored by the Koldin & Levine Law Center, the program will focus on Medicaid law and the preservation of family assets when a family member is institutionalized. For more information, phone 633-9634.


Consulting Task Force Inc. and the Enterprise Development Network will hold its Executive Briefing at 8 a.m. at the Parliament Executive Center, 338 Harris Hill Road, Williamsville. The meeting will spotlight experts from its "Continuous Improvement Block" heard Monday through Friday at 5 p.m. on "Your Money 1400am" on WWWS radio. This week's featured guest, Bill MacAfoos of Business Technology will discuss "Computer Solutions for Business." For reservations, phone James Rores at 634-7013.

B Women for Downtown, the Buffalo State College Foundation, the college's Center for Lifelong Learning, and the Canada-United States Business Association will present The Buffalo Forum from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency, 2 Fountain Plaza. The forum will explore the options available to maintain the Peace Bridge's status as the busiest border crossing as well as some of the problems and opportunities. John C. Courtin of Hodgson, Russ, Andrews, Woods & Goodyear, will moderate a panel that includes Peter Sullivan, assistant state attorney general and vice chairman of the Peace Bridge Authority; Thomas Daly, president of C.J. Tower Inc., customs brokers; Marvin Gerstein, an engineering consultant with Parson, Brinkerhoff, Quade & Douglas, a Canadian firm that recently published the Niagara Frontier United State/Canadian Bridge Study. For reservations, phone Joyce Wozniak at 857-4328 by Tuesday.

The American Bar Association will sponsor "Hazardous Waste and Superfund, 1993," the annual satellite television broadcast focusing on the many difficult implementation and enforcement issues affecting the management, disposal and cleanup of hazardous waste from 1 to 5 p.m. at the bar association headquarters, 1450 Statler Towers. During the breaks and following the program, a local panel of representatives from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, industry, environmental law firm, and Ecology and Environment, will discuss issues of a more regional character and parallel state program developments and enforcement programs and politices. The fee is $150, and $50 for students. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m.

Next Sunday

The New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University, will present a course entitled "Hepatitis B, HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis in the Workplace" from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the JDW Conference Center, 110 Pearl St., 8th floor. The program is designed to provide practitioners with a foundation for effective health and safety management which combines scientific and technical knowledge with awareness of workplace labor relations. The use of engineering controls, work practices and personal protective equipment to prevent exposure will be stressed. For more information/reservations, phone 852-4191.

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