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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.

>Today

Business groups

The Insurance Women of Buffalo, Fashion Show, noon, Hearthstone Manor, 333 Dick Road, Depew. Tickets: $25, contact Carol Robichaud, 681-7640 or e-mail: RAssoci938@aol.com or Joan Knaus, 238-4147 or e-mail: JKnaus@Mercuryinsurance.com.

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>Monday

Professional groups

Buffalo Cosmetology Association, general meeting, 6-8 p.m., Salon Professional Academy, 2309 Eggert Road, Tonawanda. Program: Presentation of insurance programs and featuring a galvanic spa system for facial. Cost: Free, members; $20, nonmembers; $15, students. Information, call 863-4281.

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>Tuesday

Professional groups

Western New York Planned Giving Consortium, luncheon meeting, noon, The Saturn Club, 977 Delaware Ave. Registration, 11:30 a.m. Program: "Charitable Giving: The Attorney General's Oversight," presented by Mylan Denerstein, executive deputy attorney general for social justice. Cost: $25, member; $40, nonmember. Required advance reservations, call 879-0941; e-mail: b_schwamborn@msn.com or visit: www.leavealegacywny.org/events.html.

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Business groups

The Parachute Group, a networking group for individuals who are in career/job transition, 10 a.m., YWCA, 49 Tremont St., North Tonawanda; Wednesdays, 10 a.m., Harlem Community Center, 4255 Harlem Road, Amherst; and Thursdays, 10 a.m., United Way, 742 Delaware Ave. Information, call 276-1117 or e-mail: parachutegroup@msn.com.

Westminster Economic Development Initiative, a business mentoring outreach program of Westminster Presbyterian Church, 4-6 p.m., 271 Grant St. Free advice to entrepreneurs and small business owners located on the West Side of Buffalo. No appointment necessary. Information, call Bonnie Smith, 870-6843, or e-mail: bsmith@wedibuffalo.org.

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Seminars and classes

Everywoman Opportunity Center, Job Searching Adventures program, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. through Oct. 16, in its offices, 899 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst. Call 837-2260.

Binational Tourism Alliance, Niagara By Design Movie Series, "The Draughtman's Contract," 6:30-9:30 p.m., Niagara Artists Center, 354 St. Paul Street, St. Catharines, Ont. Cost, four movies/$30, includes reception and architectural introduction. Tickets, call (888) 849-5834 or visit: www.doorsopeniagara.com.

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>Wednesday

Professional groups

Greater Buffalo Building Owners and Managers Association, luncheon meeting, 11:30 a.m., Chef's Restaurant, 291 Seneca St. Program: "The Status of Green Cleaning Today," presented by James Harris Sr., Janitronics Facility Services. Information, call Pat Wittmeyer, 856-3801; Lois Richter, 856-5700.

The Buffalo Niagara Human Resource Association, annual diversity dinner meeting and monthly chapter meeting, 5 to 8 p.m., Millennium Airport Hotel and Resort, 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga. Program: "Diversity in the Workplace," presented by Eric Peterson, SHRM. Cost: $22, members; $40, nonmembers. Registration, visit: www.bnhra.org.

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Business groups

Lancaster Chamber of Commerce, AM Attitude Adjustment, business networking meeting, 8 a.m., Lucky's Family Restaurant, 3400 Transit Road, Lancaster. Call 681-9755.

The Amherst Chamber of Commerce, Marketing for Small Business Owners Breakfast with the Best, 8-9:30 a.m., Amherst Chamber of Commerce, 350 Essjay Road, Suite 200, Williamsville. Speaker: Mitch Flynn, president of Flynn and Friends. Cost, $10, members only. Required registration, call the Chamber, 632-6905.

Speak for Success, a chapter of Toastmasters International, 11:55 a.m.-1 p.m., Auditorium, Calspan Corp., 4455 Genesee St. Call Kevin Leous, 204-5137 or Marie Mullen, 632-7500.

Town of Niagara Business and Professional Association, Business Mixer, 5:30-7 p.m., Buff Social Club, 2565 Young St., Town of Niagara. Information or reservations, call Gene's Wholesale, 297-5624.

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Seminars and classes

The Women's Business Center at Canisius College, free information counseling session for current and potential small business owners, presented by staff from the state Small Business Development Center, the WBC and members of the Service Corps of Retired Executives, noon to 1 p.m., Demerly Hall, Canisius College, 2365 Main St. Information or required registration, call 888-8280 or visit: www.canisius.edu/wbc.

Grand Island Business and Professional Women, Health Seminar, 6 p.m., Holiday Inn Resort and Conference Center, 100 Whitehaven Road, Grand Island. Program: "HPV and Cancer -- You and Your Daughter," presented by Dr. Sherry Bradford, president and founder, Oncology Research Therapeutics. Cost: $25 at door; $20, preregistration. Registration, call 775-5028.

Child and Family Services, Ways to Work Loan Program, 1-3 p.m., 844 Delaware Ave. Program: "Credit Unions: Behind the Scenes," presented by a representative from St. John United Federal Credit Union. Free. Information and registration, call Child & Family Services Ways to Work Loan Programs, 335-7400.

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>Thursday

Professional groups

The Buffalo World Trade Association, Speed Networking Event, 5:30 p.m., Millennium Hotel and Resort, 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga. Topic: "Match Making for International Businesses."Information, call 536-4900.

The Buffalo Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants, 6:30 p.m., Chef's Restaurant, 291 Seneca St. Program: "Sports Accounting and the Sabres Contribution to the WNY Economy," presented by Chuck LaMattina, Buffalo Sabres. Reservations, call Dave Shia, 681-1973 Ext. 205.

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Business groups

The Western New York Business Networking Group for Sales Professionals, 7:45 a.m., Butterwood Bakery, 5409 Main St., Williamsville. Call 553-8883 or visit: www.wnybiznet.org.

Buffalo Area Senior Citizen Apartment Managers, October meeting, 9 a.m., Pepper Tree Heights Apartments, 285 Petter Tree, Amherst. Speaker: Joan Trinchera, HUD. Registration, call Barb, 691-9663.

Northpointe Toastmasters, a chapter of Toastmasters International, noon to 1 p.m., 25 Northpointe Parkway, Suite A, Amherst. Information, call689-8139 or visit: www.northpointe.freetoasthost.net.

The Cheektowaga Chamber of Commerce, luncheon meeting, noon, Hearthstone Manor, 333 Dick Road, Depew. Speaker: Kathy Hochul, Erie County clerk. Reservations, call the Chamber, 684-5838.

Rotary Club of Buffalo, 12:15 p.m., Harbour Club, HSBC Arena. Program: "The Buffalo Olmsted Park and Parkway System," presented by Thomas Herrera-Mishler. Call John McClive, 854-3397.

Working For Downtown, Thursdays in the City, a weekly networking event, 5 to 8 p.m., The Stillwater, 483 Delaware Ave.

Propower Networking, speed networking event, 5:30 p.m., Club W, 199 Delaware Ave. Cost: $25. Information and registration, visit: www.propowernetworking.com.

The Buffalo Public School Adult Education Division and Buffalo State College Technical Education Program, "Gear Up" Career Exploration Fair, 6 to 8 p.m., Workforce Learning Center160 Edward St. at Elmwood. Information, contact the BPS Adult Education Vocational Department, 888-7088, Ext. 111.

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Seminars and classes

Upstate New York Chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, 8:30 a.m., Larkin Building, Barton Room., 6th Floor, 726 Exchange St., Program: "A Practical Update on Brownfield Cleanup Program Reform," presented by Robert Murray, Harris Beach and Michael Lesakowski, Benchmark Environmental Engineers. Cost: $20, members; $30, nonmembers.Required registration and information call (585) 249-9232 or visit: www.naiop.org.

HomeFront's free Homeowner Seminar, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., HomeFront office, 560 Delaware Ave., Suite 101. Program: "Save Energy, Save Money," presented by David Stout, Cornell Cooperative Extension. Information and registration, 856-2952 or visit: www.homefrontbflo.org.

Binational Tourism Alliance, Niagara By Design Speaker Series, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.,Babeville/Hallwalls, 341 Delaware Ave. Program: "The Preservation and ReUse of Asbury Church," by Scot Fisher and Ed Cardoni. Cost, $35/person, includes reception, wine, hors d'oeuvres and site tour. Tickets, call 888-849-5834 or visit: www.doorsopeniagara.com.

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>Friday

Seminars and classes

Binational Tourism Alliance, Niagara By Design Speaker Series, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.,Southbrook Vineyards, 581 Niagara Stone Road, RR No. 4, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont. Program: "Wine and Fine Design," presented by Jack Diamond. Cost, $35/person, includes reception, wine, hors d'oeuvres and site tour. Tickets, call 888-849-5834 or visit: www.doorsopeniagara.com.

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>Saturday

Seminars and classes

Re-Tree WNY, open forum, 2 to 4 p.m., Kleinhans Music Hall, MarySeaton Room, 1 Symphony Circle. Topic: "Emerald Ash Borer: Preparing for theInvasion." Free. 2 ISA credits available. Information, contact Art Traveratraver@wd-ae.com; 688-0766 or Lori Brockelbank, lbrocbank@foreconinc.com.

Binational Tourism Alliance, Niagara By Design Speaker Series, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.,Ball's Falls Centre for Conservation, 3292 Sixth Avenue, Jordan, Ontario. Program: "Sustainable Design: Building With Less Is More," presented by MZE Architects. Cost, $35/person, includes reception, wine, hors d'oeuvres and site tour. Tickets, call 888-849-5834 or visit: www.doorsopeniagara.com.

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>Oct. 20

Business groups

Erie County Industrial Development Agency Board of Directors, 9:15 a.m., ECIDA, 275 Oak St. Call Carrie A. Hocieniec, 856-6525, Ext. 136 or e-mail: chocieni@ecidany.com.

The Northtowns Chapter 439 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees, membership meeting, 1:30 p.m., Harlem Road Community Center, 4255 Harlem Road, Amherst. Program: Officers will discuss premium increases for the Federal Employees Health Benefit Program and Al Vaughters, Call for Action reporter, Channel 4, will speak. Information, call Philip Bousquet, 773-7548.

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Seminars and classes

The Canisius College Center for Professional Development, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Course, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., through Oct. 22, November 17-19 and December 16-19, Canisius College Conference Center, 300 Corporate Parkway, Amherst. Cost, $3,500. Information, call the Center, 862-4600 or visit: www.canisius.edu/cpd.

HomeFront's free Home Buyer Orientation Seminar, 6-7 p.m., HomeFront office, 560 Delaware Ave., Suite 101. Featured presenter: Evans Bank. Information and registration, 856-2952 or visit: www.homefrontbflo.org.

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>Oct. 21

Business groups

The Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce, Lunch and Learn program, noon to 1:30 p.m., Eddie Ryan's Restaurant, 50 Central Ave. Lancaster. Topic: "Direct Mail Solutions," presented by Steve Rost, Practical Type. Cost: $12, members with advance payment; $15, at door/nonmembers. Reservations, call the Chamber, 681-9755.

The Amherst Chamber of Commerce, Business After Hours, 5 to 7 p.m., Verbena Restaurant, 930 Maple Road, Amherst. Cost: Free, Amherst Chamber Members; $25, non-members. Required reservations, call the Chamber, 632-6905 or visit: www.amherst.org.

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>Oct. 22

Professional groups

The CFA Society of Buffalo, luncheon meeting, 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., The Buffalo Club, 388 Delaware Ave. Speaker: Tim McGee, U.S. Trust Bank of America Private Wealth Management. Cost, $35. Information and reservations, e-mail: jsgullo@hotmail.com.

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