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Business Group

BNI Professionals networking meeting: 6:30 a.m. Call 523-6429 for information. Ramada Hotel and Conference Center, 2402 North Forest Road, Amherst. 636-7500.

BNI Executive Marketing Team breakfast meeting: 6:45 a.m. For information: or 818-2526. Milos Restaurant, 5877 Main St., Amherst.

BUDC Real Estate Committee Meeting and BBRC Board Meeting: Noon. Monthly Meeting. Buffalo Urban Development Corp., 95 Perry St., Suite 404.

Buffalo Chapter of Project Management Institute: Annual meeting and networking event, includes tour and dinner. 5:30 p.m. Buffalo RiverWorks, 333 Ganson St.$25-$30.

Buffalo Investors and Exchangers Meeting: 6:45 p.m. “How Landlords Can Protect Themselves from Nightmare Tenants” presented by attorney Robert Friedman. Millennium Airport Buffalo, 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga. Free.

Cornell Cooperative Extension Board of Directors Meeting: 7 p.m. Cornell Cooperative Extension Building, 21 S. Grove St., East Aurora.

Seminars and Classes

Survive and Thrive: 8:30 a.m. Small Business Seminar. Burchfield Penney Art Center, 1300 Elmwood Ave. 878-6011. $20.

Book Review: “Freefall” by Joseph E. Stiglitz. Noon. Consilience Asset Management, 726 Exchange St. Free.


Business Group

Amherst Chamber of Commerce Professional Networking Group: 8:30 a.m. Amherst Chamber of Commerce, 400 Essjay Road, Suite 150, Amherst. Free to Chamber members.

Professional Group

Institute for Supply Management and APICS-Buffalo Chapter Joint Professional Development Dinner Meeting: 5 p.m. Salvatore’s Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road, Depew. $15-$35.

Seminars and Classes

The Buffalo Chapter Society of Financial Service Professionals: Live educational video telecast, “When Finality Becomes Reality – End of Life Decisions.” 1 p.m. Giancarlo’s Sicilian Steak House and Pizzeria, 5110 Main St., Amherst. $20 members, $35 nonmembers. Includes lunch. To register, visit: or call 860-5478.

Free Tax Preparation Services: 4 p.m. Services by accounting students for residents with annual incomes under $54,000. Daemen College, 4380 Main St., Amherst.


Business Group

BNI Pinnacle networking meeting: 6:30 a.m. For reservations, call 677-9400. Milos Restaurant, 5877 Main St., Amherst.

BNI Signature networking meeting: 6:45 a.m. For information, call 886-1257, Ext. 201. Holiday Inn (Airport), 4600 Genesee St., Cheektowaga.

BNI Signature Networking Meeting: 7 a.m. “Grow Your Business Today.” West Seneca Chamber of Commerce, Southgate Plaza, 950 Union Road, West Seneca.

Business-to-Business Networking Meeting: 7:30 a.m. Hosted by the Western New York Business Alliance. Millennium Hotel, 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga.

ECIDA/RDC/ILDC Loan Write-Off Committee Meeting: Noon. ECIDA, 95 Perry St.

Rotary Club of Buffalo: Speaker John Scannell, CEO of Moog. 12:15 p.m. Templeton Landing, 2 Templeton Terrace.

Seminars and Classes

Career Directions and Decision: Finding the Right Path. 5:30 p.m. Seminar led by Todd Nicholas, senior counselor with Career Partners International. Medaille College, 18 Agassiz Circle. Free.


Business Group

BNI Circle of Excellence networking meeting: 6:45 a.m. For information, call 408-2525. Milos Restaurant, 5877 Main St., Amherst.

BNI Enterprise networking meeting: 6:45 a.m. For information, call 465-7056. American Legion George F. Lamm Post, 962 Wehrle Drive, Amherst.


Seminars and Classes

Free Tax Preparation Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, UB School of Management IRS-certified accounting students will provide free tax preparation. University at Buffalo South Campus, 110 Allen Hall.

Feb. 22

Business Group

Amherst Chamber of Commerce: Celebrating Business Excellence/Business of the Year Awards. 5:30 p.m. Monday. Adams Mark Hotel, 120 Church St. $85, member; $99, nonmember; $1,000, corporate table of eight.

Feb. 24

Business Group

ECIDA and RDC Monthly Board of Directors Meeting: 11 a.m. ECIDA, 95 Perry St.

Niagara Frontier Chapter American Society of Safety Engineers Meeting: Noon. John W. Danforth Training Room, 200 Colvin Woods Parkway, Tonawanda. $10.

Orchard Park Chamber’s Lunch and Learn: Noon. “Human Resources – Pitfalls and Precautions” by Gail Orffeo, Human Resources Simplified. To register, call the Chamber at 662-3366. Orchard Park Chamber of Commerce, 4211 N. Buffalo St., Suite 14, Orchard Park. $10, includes lunch.

Spring Into the Spring Networking Event: 5:30 p.m. Network with more than 200 business professionals from all over Western New York. ALOFT Hotel, 4219 Genesee St., Cheektowaga.

Seminars and Classes

Fourteen Ways To Preserve Your Assets with the Medicaid Laws: 6 p.m. Presented by Robert Friedman of Friedman and Ranzenhofer and Jeff Vastola of M&T Securities. Akron-Newstead Senior Center, 5691 Cummings Road, Newstead. Call 542-5444 to register.

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