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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.


Buffalo Economic Renaissance Corp. and Erie County Industrial Development Agency will present "The Year 2000 Information and Readiness Disclosure Act of 1998 and Your Business," a business technology executive briefing at 8:30 a.m. at the Advance Training Center, 275 Oak St. Opening remarks will be by Mayor Masiello. To register, phone Tracy Diina at 842-6923.

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.

Buffalo/Niagara Sales and Marketing Executives Inc. will hold a dinner meeting at 6:30 p.m at Fanny's Restaurant, 3500 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. Tom Grifasi of Network Partners will discuss "Internet Marketing." The cost is $20 for non-members. For reservations, phone 692-7588.


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 Business Ties Networking Group will meet at 8:30 a.m. in Shannon's Pub, 5050 Main St., Snyder. New members welcome. 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.

American Alarm Services and Taylors department store will host a gala reception and unveiling ceremony for Dr. V. Roger Lalli's "Buffalo My City" collection at 5:30 p.m. at Taylors, 377 Main St.

The Association for Facilities Engineering monthly meeting will begin with a tour of American Axle and Manufacturing Tonawanda Forge facility, 2390 Kenmore Ave., Tonawanda, at 5:30 p.m.; followed by dinner at Harry's Harbour Place, 2192 Niagara St. The cost is $20. For reservations, phone Tinamarie at 874-4800.

The Society of Plastic Engineers, Buffalo Section, will hold its monthly board of directors meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Cambria's Restaurant, 6354 Transit Road, Depew. For information or reservations, phone Linda at 684-1155.


Southtowns Business Network, a leads group, will meet at 8 a.m. at the Ebenezer Mill Restaurant in the Southgate Plaza, West Seneca. For information, phone Sandy at 675-3040 or Judy at 685-4784.

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 will be on improving public speaking skills. Phone Karen Thompson at 632-7500, Ext. 5010.


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.

Nov. 30

Attorney/author Robert Friedman will present the course "How to Survive Legally as a Landlord" from 6 to 9:30 p.m. in Akron Central School, 47 Bloomingdale Road, Akron. Friedman will discuss evictions, leases, small claims court, discrimination laws, civil liability, insurance, security deposits, elderly tenants, drugs, debt collection and lead paint. There is a registration and book fee. For more information, phone 542-5532.

Dec. 1

The Buffalo-Niagara Partnership's Small Business Council will present a seminar titled "Networking for Fun & Profit? . . . Yes!" by Steven Martin, executive vice president of The Positive Way 8-9:30 a.m. in the Partnership offices, 300 Main Place Tower. Attendance is restricted to Partnership members, for whom there is no charge. RSVP at 852-7100 Ext. 472.

Buffalo/Niagara Women in Travel will hold its annual Holiday Affair at the Park Lane Tavern, 33 Gates Circle. A cash bar opens at 5:45 p.m.; dinner and Chinese auction is at 6:30. The cost is $24 for members, $28 for non-members. For information, call Helen Weintraub at 633-4542 Ext. 301.

Dec. 2

The Business/Education Alliance will hold its fall breakfast meeting at 7:30 a.m. in Bohn's Restaurant, 5256 Clinton Street, Batavia. Erland E. Kailbourne, chairman and CEO of Fleet National Bank (New York region) and trustee and vice chairman of the State University of New York Board, will discuss "Banking on our Future Workforce." The cost is $10. For reservations, phone Cathy Fava at 343-7440.

The Northtowns Charter Chapter of the American Business Women's Association will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the Transit Valley Country Club, Amherst. The Rince na Tiarna Dance Troupe will perform their rendition of "Riverdance." Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. Guests welcome; the cost is $22. For reservations, phone 882-1644 by Nov. 23.

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