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The Business Calendar runs each Sunday in the Business section. Notices of meetings, seminars and workshops of interest to the area business community should be sent to the Business News Desk of The Buffalo News, P.O. Box 100, Buffalo, N.Y. 14240, by the preceding Thursday, faxed to 849-4587, or e-mailed to fin@buffnews.com.

>Monday

Professional groups

The Western New York Machine Shops Association, Christmas Party, 6 p.m., Buffalo Yacht Club, One Porter Ave. Information, call Mike Denz, 894-8282.

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Business groups

Erie County Industrial Development Agency Board of Directors, 10 a.m., ECIDA, 275 Oak St. Call Pat Rogowski, 856-6525, Ext. 132.

Buffalo Executives Association, holiday luncheon, Buffalo Convention Center, 153 Franklin St. Guests welcome. Call Cheryl Samilio Meyer, 852-6916.

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>Tuesday

Professional groups

Western New York Society for Information Professionals, dinner meeting, 5:30 p.m., Hearthstone Manor, 333 Dick Road, Depew. Dinner, 6:30 p.m. Topic: "What's New with Citrix Covering Netscaler, Wanscaler and Edgesight Products," presented by Fred Zering, Citrix. Cost: free, members; $25, nonmembers. Call Louis Callari, 871-2939 or e-mail: wnysip@buffalo.com or visit: www.wnysip.org.

The Insurance Women of Buffalo, monthly membership dinner meeting, 6 p.m. Fanny's Restaurant, 3500 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. Program: Rochez Academy of Irish Dance.

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Business groups

BNI Executive Marketing Team Chapter of Business Network International, weekly meeting, 7 to 8:30 a.m., Millennium Airport Hotel and Resorts, 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga. Speaker: Paul Turner, AAA Driving Schools. Visitors welcome. Information, call David Cassidy, 633-6050.

The Business Networkers International, Business Networkers, weekly meeting, 7 to 8:30 a.m., The Bristol Manor, 280 Center Road, West Seneca. Speaker: Deb Pacos, BNI Director. Information, call Jeanne LeGault, 839-1143.

USA Niagara Development Cor., directors meeting, 11 a.m., 345 Third St., Suite 505, Niagara Falls. Open to the public for observation only.

The Amherst Chamber of Commerce, Holiday Business After Hours, 5 to 7 p.m., Dave and Buster's Sports Cafe, Eastern Hills Mall, Transit Road, Williamsville. Reservations, call 632-6905 or e-mail: vspagnoli@amherst.org.

Brainstorm -- The Communicators Club of Buffalo, holiday happy hour, 5:30 p.m., City Grill, 268 Main St. at Swan. Free to all membership and friends. Please bring one new, unwrapped toy to benefit Toys for Tots. Information, call 693-3807 or visit: www.brainstormbuffalo.com.

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>Wednesday

Business groups

The Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce, AM Attitude Adjustment, breakfast networking meeting, 8 a.m., Olive Tree Restaurant, 5240 Broadway, Lancaster.
infoTech Niagara, Holiday Cybersocial, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Pearl Street Grille, 76 Pearl St. Registration, call Christine Plowucha, 856-8123.

University at Buffalo Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Alumni Association, annual holiday party, 6 to 10 p.m., Salvatore's Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road, Depew. Cost: Free for current paid CELAA members; $65, nonmembers and guests. Reservations, call Pat Milbrand, 885-5715 or e-mail: plm@buffalo.edu.

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Seminars and classes

The Erie Community College Department of Workforce Development and Mayor Bryon Brown's Anti-Flipping Task Force, Risks involved in property flipping seminar, noon to 5 p.m., ECC, 121 Ellicott St. Registration, 11:30 a.m. Cost, $50. Eligible for continuing education units. Advance registration, call 851-1800.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Genesee County, financial management workshop, 6 to 8 p.m., 420 E. Main St., Batavia. Topic: Credit-Debt Management. Free. Registration, call Kristine, 343-3040, Ext. 114. Information, call Connie Boyce, 343-3040, Ext. 121 or e-mail: clb48@cornell.edu.

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>Thursday

Business groups

BNI Business Makers, weekly meeting, 7 to 8:30 a.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Amherst, 6320 Main St., Williamsville. Program: "Taxes and Accounting -- What Can They Mean to You?" presented by Nanette Cosbey, Cosbey and Rader. Visitors welcome. Information, call Charlie Totoro, 688-5700.

The Cheektowaga Chamber of Commerce, membership luncheon, noon, Beginnings by Kiebzak's, 38 Crocker St., Cheektowaga. Call the Chamber, 684-5838.

Rotary Club of Buffalo, 12:15 p.m., Harbour Club, HSBC Arena. Speaker: H. Thomas Chestnut, president and CEO, AAA of Western and Central New York. Call John McClive, 854-3397.

The Buffalo Amherst Business and Professional Women, holiday social, 5:30 p.m., Fairdale Banquet Center, 672 Wehrle Drive, Amherst. Cost, $25 dinner and program. Call Lora Warkentin, 832-9327 or visit: www.buffaloamherstbpw.com.

The Niagara Frontier Chapter of the Society of Technical Communication, 6 p.m., 414 Bonner Hall, University at Buffalo, North Campus, Amherst. Reservations, e-mail: kkittle4@yahoo.com.

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Seminars and classes

BNI Western New York, informational seminar, 7 to 9 a.m., Millennium Hotel, 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga. Cost, $5. Reservations, call Deb Pacos (888) 264-4969.

The PACE Program at Houghton College, free Microsoft Word II training, 8 a.m.-noon, West Seneca Campus, Lambein Learning Ceter, 810 Union Road. Register online: www.houghton.edu/pace/corporate and click on Professional Development Training Schedule to view other training sessions on Microsoft Office applications.

SCORE, the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, "Starting and Managing Your Business" workshop, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Buffalo and Erie County Library, Lafayette Square. Cost, $25. Call 551-4301 or visit: www.scorebuffalo.org.

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>Friday

Business groups

BNI -- Buffalo's First, breakfast meeting, 7 to 8:30 a.m., Millennium Hotel and Resorts, 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga. Program: "Saving Through Energy Management and Energy Curtailment," presented by Ron Marconi, Troy and Banks. Call F. Patrick Mahoney, 675-9010.

The TIP Club of Buffalo, a networking group open to business professionals, 7:30 a.m., Millennium Hotel and Resorts, 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga. Call Tony Calandra, 897-0700, Ext. 2227.

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>Dec. 18

Professional groups

The Buffalo Section of the American Society for Quality, spouses night, 5:30 p.m., Salvatore's Italian Restaurant, 6461 Transit Road, Depew. Dinner, 6:15 p.m. Program:"Visual, Numerical and Vocabulary Conundrums." Contact, Doug Golde, 687-3607 or e-mail: godedou@fisher-price.com.

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Seminars and classes

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Genesee County, financial management workshop, 6 to 8 p.m., 420 E. Main St., Batavia. Topic: Saving Energy, Saving Dollars. Free. Registration, call Kristine, 343-3040, Ext. 114. Information, call Connie Boyce, 343-3040, Ext. 121 or e-mail: clb48@cornell.edu.

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>Dec. 20

Professional groups

Engineering Society of Buffalo, retirees Christmas luncheon, noon, Classics V Restaurant, 2425 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst. Cost, $11. Reservations, call John Beishline, 694-5154 or engineering office, 873-4455.

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Business groups

Speak for Success, a chapter of Toastmasters International, 11:55 a.m. to 1 p.m., Auditorium, Calspan Corp., 4455 Genesee St. Call Kevin Leous, 631-6968, or Marie Mullen, 632-7500.

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