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The Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly Women in Business luncheon on Tuesday at Ruth’s Chris Steak House at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, Plains Township. Rebecca Bonnevier of Mohegan Sun Arena and Marilyn Santarelli of the FM Kirby Center will present “Career Paths for Women in Entertainment and What’s New at their Venues.”

This event runs from noon to 1 p.m and is $15 for chamber members and $18 for non-members. To RSVP for this event, contact Angi Coscia at angi@wilkes-barre.org or call 823-2101 x149

BAYADA Pediatrics of Hazleton will host “Meet & Eat” – an opportunity for Luzerne County area healthcare professionals to meet with recruiters and apply for employment. BAYADA is seeking qualified registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, home health aides, and certified nursing assistants to provide home health care services throughout Luzerne County. Interviews will be conducted on the spot to qualified prospects.

“Meet & Eat” will be held on Wednesday, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Center Court of The Laurel Mall, 106 Laurel Mall Road, Hazle Township. There is no charge and lunch will be provided. Contact Maritza at 459-0222, or email her at: mrodriguez1@bayada.com. For more information on BAYADA Pediatrics or to browse its online job bank, visit: www.bayada.com

A Health Options Plan meeting is scheduled for Thursday at 9:30 a.m. Intended for all retired school employees and their spouses, the meeting will be at Costello’s Restaurant, 67 S. Wyoming Avenue, Edwardsville. A registration fee of $10 is required and it’s payable at the door. A breakfast buffet is included. A speaker from the Pennsylvania State Employee Retirement System will be on hand to answer questions regarding the health options plan. To reserve a seat, call June Seely at 384-4407 or email her at seely@pa.metrocast.net. Reservations are due by May 14.

The Northeastern Pennsylvania Nonprofit & Community Assistance Center will host a program called “Finding the Funding & Grant Writing Basics” on May 31 from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the Lackawanna County Center for Public Safety in Jessup.

This seminar will introduce the basics, as well as the nuances of effective grant preparation and submission strategies. Participants will also learn how to research and identify eligible private and government funding sources through a variety of websites and online tools including the Foundation Center’s Online Directory. There is no cost to attend, but registration is required. Space is limited. To register, contact Lee Ann Chamberlain at 655-5581.

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