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BUSINESS CALENDAR

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.

MONDAY
Forty Plus of Buffalo Inc., a job search assistance organization, will hold a free informational meeting for prospective participants at 9 a.m. in its 7th floor office at 701 Seneca St. For more information, phone 856-0491.

TUESDAY
The Business Ties Networking Group will meet at 8:30 a.m. in the Olympic Restaurant, Sheridan Drive at Military Road, Town of Tonawanda. For more information, phone Linda Chojnacki at 614-6091.

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.

The Amherst Business and Professional Women's Club will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. in Fanny's Restaurant, 3500 Sheridan Drive, Town of Amherst. For more information, phone Maria Zinter at 849-4886.

The Buffalo Chapter of the American Association of Individual Investors will hold an educational meeting titled "What Makes the Price of a Common Stock Rise?" at 7:15 p.m. at the University Inn and Conference Center, 2401 N. Forest Road, Amherst. Alvin F. Terry, portfolio manager, Sedacca Capital Management, will speak. The cost is $12 for members and guests, $16 for non-members. For more information, call 634-3104.

WEDNESDAY
The Western New York Division of the National Association of Social Workers will hear Lawrence Shulman, dean of the School of Social Work at the University at Buffalo, speak on "Skills of Professional Impact: How Do We Work Successfully With Other Colleagues?" at 6 p.m. in the Wick Center of Daemen College. An informal brown-bag dinner will precede the talk at 5:30. For more information, call Linda Schlicting-Ray at 636-7517.

CAL Communicators, a chapter of Toastmasters International, will meet from 11:55 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the auditorium at Veridian Calspan Operations, 4455 Genesee St., Cheektowaga. The focus of the meeting will be "Public Speaking Skills." For more information and/or reservations, phone Kevin Leous at 631-6949 or Karen Thompson at 632-7500, Ext. 5010.

THURSDAY
The Western New York Business Network, a networking group for sales professionals, will meet at 7:45 a.m. in Shannon's Pub, 5050 Main St., Snyder. New members welcome. For information, phone Mark Connolly at 893-4774.

Southtowns Business Network will hold its biweekly meeting at 8 a.m. in Karen's Restaurant, Southgate Plaza, West Seneca. For more information or reservations, phone Sandra Dahn-Rockey at 675-3040 or Judith Fisher at 685-4784.

The Rotary Club of Buffalo will hold its luncheon meeting at 12:15 p.m. in the Harbour Club in the Marine Midland Arena. Marsha Henderson, president of Key Bank, will be the guest speaker. The cost is $12. For information or reservations, contact Jeff Hawkes at 854-3397.

FRIDAY
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 Melissa Meehan at 882-9592.

EARLY NEXT WEEK

Sept. 8

The Orchard Park Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours Mixer will be hosted by Outback Steakhouse, 61 McKinley Plaza, Blasdell from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. For reservations, call 662-3366 by Sept. 1.

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

The Western New York Medical Managers Network will hold its monthly meeting and election of officers at 7 p.m. in the Sheraton Inn, 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga. For more information, call 646-1084.

Sept. 9

The Western New York Technology Development Center Inc. will present "Radical Organizational Improvement -- Preparing Your Company for the Millennium" from 8:15 to 11:30 a.m. at the Center for Tomorrow on the Amherst Campus of State University of New York at Buffalo. The fee is $60. For more information or to register, call the center at 636-3626.

The Niagara County Community College, Small Business Development Center will sponsor a Satellite Video Conference entitled "Steps to Exporting Success: Meeting the Needs of Foreign Buyers," from 2:30 to 5 p.m. The cost is $10 per person. For more information or to register, contact the center at 731-3204.

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