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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.


Forty Plus of Buffalo Inc., a job search assistance organization, will hold a free informational meeting for prospective participants at 10 a.m. in its 7th floor office at 701 Seneca St. For more information, phone 856-0491.


The Eastern Niagara Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a Business Roundtable on "Upgrading Office Technology" from 7:45 to 8:45 a.m. in the chamber's conference room, Canal Terrace, Lockport. For reservations, phone 433-3828.

The Business Ties Networking Group will meet at 8:30 a.m. in the Four Seasons Restaurant, 3388 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. For more information, phone Linda Chojnacki at 689-5091.

The Niagara Falls Boulevard Breakfast Club, a networking leads club, will meet from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at the Country Kitchen, 2075 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst. For more information, phone Ron Sciandra at 696-3785.

The Western New York Technology Development Center will hold a workshop on "Strategies for Marketing on the Internet" from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Advanced Training Center, 275 Oak St. The fee is $120 and includes breakfast, lunch and workshop materials. For reservations, phone 636-3626.

The National Association of Social Workers will hold a luncheon 11:30 a.m. at the Hearthstone Manor, 333 Dick Road, Depew. Karen B. Little, a social worker and social work historian, will discuss Western New York social work pioneers. The public is welcome. For required reservations, phone 858-6223.

The National Tooling & Machining Association, Buffalo Chapter, will meet at 6:30 p.m. in Salvatore's Italian Garden, 6461 Transit Road, Depew. Cocktails will be served at 6 p.m. The cost is $25. For reservations, phone Linda Seiple at 937-6313.


CAL Communicators, a chapter of Toastmasters International, will meet from 11:55 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the auditorium at Calspan SRL Corp., 4455 Genesee St., Cheektowaga. The focus of the meeting will be public speaking skills. Phone Marie Mullen at 633-7500 or Alan Jankowski at 631-6773.

The Buffalo Networking Group will meet at 8 a.m. at the Original Pancake House, 5479 Main St., Williamsville. For more information, phone Ward Caldbick at 634-2268.

The Audubon Networking Group will meet from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Mid City Equipment, 1220 Main St. to conduct a tour of the showroom and an overview of office furniture lines. For more information, phone Sam Albert at 882-0666.

The Independent Association of Accountants of New York will meet at 6:30 p.m. in Salvatore's Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road, Depew. Accounting professionals are welcome. For more information or reservations, phone 674-0636.

The Northtowns Charter Chapter of the American Business Women's Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the at Classics V restaurant, 2425 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst. Cocktails will be served at 5:30 p.m. For reservations, phone Rita Gallagher at 877-7692.

Professional Secretaries International, Buffalo Chapter, will hold its monthly dinner meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Salvatore's Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road, Depew. Networking begins at 5:30 p.m. For further information, call Kathryn McClure at 842-5818.


The Western New York Business Network, a networking group for sales professionals, will meet at 7:30 a.m. at the Four Seasons Restaurant, 3388 Sheridan Dr., Amherst. New members welcome. Phone Bonnie at 839-5176.

The Industrial Forum of Eastern Erie County will meet at noon in Ripa's Restaurant, Walden Avenue and Pavement Road, Lancaster. Stanley J. Keysa, former Lancaster supervisor, will speak on economic development. The cost is $8. For reservations, call Brenda or Paula at 684-7600, ext. 0.

The Western New York Association of Mortgage Brokers will hold its monthly breakfast meeting at 8:30 a.m. at the Sheraton Buffalo Airport Hotel, 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga. The cost is $15 for members, $25 for non-members. To register, fax Charlene Moran by Monday at 537-3018.

Southtowns Business Network will meet at 8:30 a.m. in Karen's Restaurant in the Southgate Plaza, West Seneca. For information, call Judy Fisher at 685-4784.

Medaille College will hold an information session on its MBA and master of science in education programs 6-8 p.m. in the Alumni Room on its Agassiz Circle campus. For information, call graduate admissions at 884-3281.

D'Youville College will offer "OSHA #501: Guide to Voluntary Compliance in Safety and Health" from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on April 2 and 3. To register, phone 881-7722.


Downtown Toastmasters, a public speaking group, will meet from 7:30 to 9 a.m. in the 19th floor executive board room of M&T Bank, One M&T Plaza. Visitors welcome; free underground parking. Phone Ed at 851-4469.

A resume/job search seminar for job seekers of all ages will be conducted by Forty Plus of Buffalo Inc. from 10:05 a.m. to 1:05 p.m. in the organization's 7th floor office at 701 Seneca St. The $35 fee includes a resume book. Phone 856-0491 or 655-4526.


A "Small Business Start-Up Workshop" will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Bank of Castile Operation Center, 129 North Center St., Perry. For information, phone 245-5429.

MarketPro's computer show and sale will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg. Admission is $6; children under 12 admitted free if accompanied by an adult.

Early Next Week
April 6

The Engineering Society of Buffalo will hold its monthly Ways and Means/Board of Directors meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Country Kitchen Restaurant, 2957 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst. For more information, phone 873-4455.

April 8

Personnel Inc. will present a free seminar on "Human Resource Information Systems: A Strategy for Success" from 8 to 10 a.m. and from 2 to 4 p.m. The seminar will be repeated on April 22 and May 6. Space is limited and registration is necessary; phone Karen Morales at 381-8340.

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