HR ROUNDTABLE ON VETERAN HIRING: Wednesday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Top of the 80s, Sugarloaf Township. Topics include skills veterans bring to the workforce, VOW to hire heroes act, tax incentives for hiring veterans and resources to find veterans to hire. The cost, including lunch, is $37 for Northeast Pennsylvania Manufacturers and Employers Association members and $74 for non-members. To register, email [email protected] or call 570-622-0992.
AWARDS LUNCHEON: Thursday, 1 1:45 a.m.-1 p.m., Top of the 80s, Sugarloaf. Presentation of 2012 Greater Hazleton Chamber business and community awards. $25 per person, includes lunch. Reservations required by calling 570-455-1509, emailing [email protected] or at www.hazletonchamber.org.
LINKEDIN AS A BUSINESS CHANNEL: Nov. 1, 8:30-10 a.m., Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce, 20 W. Broad St., Hazleton. How LinkedIn can be a great resource for lead generation, business development, and recruitment. $10 for Greater Hazleton Chamber members; non-members $15. Reservations required by calling 570-455-1509, emailing [email protected] or at www.hazletonchamber.org.
DOWNTOWN WILKES-BARRE BUSINESS ASSOCIATION: Nov. 2, 8:30-9:30 a.m., location to be announced. For more information or to reserve, call 570-823-2191, ext. 127.
WORK/LIFE BALANCE ... REALLY?: Nov. 7, 9 a.m.- noon, Pacer's Clubhouse, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. Workshop sponsored by Leadership Wilkes-Barre, to help participants understand how to create a work/life balance. $40 per person. For more information or to reserve, call 570-823-2101, ext. 135.
2012 ELECTION REVIEW: Nov. 8, 7:30 a.m., Quality Inn, Kidder St., Wilkes-Barre. Breakfast meeing of the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber. $25 for members; non-members $50. To reserve, call 570-823-2101, ext. 135 or email [email protected].
GREATER WILKES-BARRE CHAMBER DINNER: Nov. 13, 5-8 p.m., Genetti's, 77 W. Market St., Wilkes-Barre. Includes presentation of Distinguished Citizen, Small Business and Goodwill Ambassador awards. $85 for members; non-members $95. For more information or to reserve, call 570-823-2101, ext. 135 or email [email protected].
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