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Sunday, August 18, 2013
MONDAY, AUGUST 19
ROANOKE REGIONAL CHAMBER CUP AND BUSINESS AFTER HOURS
The Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce hosts its 23rd annual golf tournament. Business After Hours will be held after the tournament and is open to the public.
Where: Roanoke Country Club, 3360 Country Club Drive N.W., Roanoke
When: 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.; Business After Hours, 5:30 to
Cost: $170 single, $300 hole investor, $590 foursome, $1,000 silver level investor, $2,000 gold level investor; Business After Hours $5 members, $15 nonmembers, free to golfers participating in tournament
Contact: Cally Smith, 983-0700, ext. 105, or email@example.com
TUESDAY, AUGUST 20
Virginia Values Veterans hosts a conference educating employers on how to recruit, hire and retain veterans. Lunch will be provided.
Where: The Inn at Virginia Tech, 901 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg
When: Registration begins at 7 a.m., conference at 8 a.m.
Contact: virginiavaluesvets.com, Cathy Wilson, 804-371-4675
Program focusing on communicating brand through public speaking, presentations, conversations and image. Steve Matuszak and Sharon Scott will guide the discussion. Refund if canceled 24 hours prior to start of program. Also offered Aug. 27 and Sept. 3.
Where: 1520 N. Franklin St., Christiansburg
When: 4 to 6 p.m.
Cost: $125 three weeks prior, $179 up to seven days prior
THURSDAY, AUGUST 22
BUSINESS @ LUNCH
Uncork-it presents a discussion on maximizing marketing dollars to suit business needs.
Where: Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce, 1520 N. Franklin St., Christiansburg
When: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Cost: $20 members, $25 nonmembers
Contact: Diana Lyons, firstname.lastname@example.org,
THURSDAY, AUGUST 22-FRIDAY, AUGUST 23
Designers suppliers, builders, remodelers, social and health service providers will benefit from the creative design concepts and practices presented to develop market-driven projects that have broad aesthetic appeal as well as the necessary functional attributes.
Where: Roanoke Regional Home Builders Association, 1626 Apperson Drive, Salem
When: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cost: $350 members, $400 nonmembers
Contact: Sue Smith, 389-7135, email@example.com
TUESDAY, AUGUST 27
MARKETING AND SALES FORUM
Bethanne Trexell, project manager for Morton Consulting, discusses building websites with firm user experience architecture and search engine optimization to better market your company. Hosted by the Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council.
Where: Tecton Products, 5415 Corporate Circle, Salem
When: 7:30 to 9 a.m.
Cost: Free to RBTC members, $9 nonmembers
Contact: 443-9232, firstname.lastname@example.org
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28
CURING THE MADNESS OF BYOD
Bryce Romney, product manager with NetIQ, will talk about the security dangers associated with lost company devices and potential solutions. A light continental breakfast will be served. Pre-registration required at www.ali-inc.com/events.html
Where: Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center, 110 Shenandoah Ave., Roanoke
When: 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Contact: Parker Pearson, 434-386-4284, email@example.com
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5
BOTETOURT CHAMBER PUTT-PUTT GOLF CLASSIC
Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Christian Free Clinic in Botetourt and the League For Animal Protection. Price includes one round of putt-putt, meal and goody bag. Deadline for registration is Sept. 3.
Where: Putt-Putt, 6801 Peters Creek Road, Roanoke
When: 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Cost: $50 per team
Contact: 473-8280, firstname.lastname@example.org
EGGS AND ISSUES
Lisa Bleakley of the Montgomery County Regional Tourism office will speak. Hosted by the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce. Space is limited, and reservations are required.
Where: Holiday Inn Christiansburg, 99 Bradley Drive, Christiansburg
When: 7:30 to 9 a.m.
Cost: Chamber members $20; nonmembers $25
Contact: 552-2636, www.montgomerycc.org
Weekly meeting Kiwanis Club of Botetourt County
Meets from 7 to 8 a.m. Fridays at Greenfield Education and Training Center, Daleville. For information, call Tim Alderman at 353-4695 or visit botetourtkiwanis.org.
Weekly meeting Real Estate Investors of Roanoke
Meets Tuesdays at El Rodeo, 4017 Williamson Road, Roanoke. For anyone interested in learning about real estate investing. For information, email email@example.com or visit www.reiofroanoke.com.
Weekly meeting Kiwanis Club of Roanoke
Meets from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays at The Patrick Henry on South Jefferson Street. For information, call Lloyd Enoch at 265-2441.
Weekly meeting Rotary Club of Blacksburg
Meets from noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays at Blacksburg Country Club. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.blacksburgrotary.org.
Weekly Meeting Christiansburg-Blacksburg Rotary Club
Meets from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Mondays at Blacksburg Country Club. For information, contact Les Myers at 230-9376 or email@example.com.
Weekly meeting Rotary Club of Roanoke Valley
Meets from 7 to 8 a.m. Tuesdays at Hidden Valley Country Club. For information about Rotary International, visit www.rotary.org. For the Roanoke Valley club, call Bob McAdam at 776-2583 or 342-1507.
Weekly meeting Salem Kiwanis Club
Meets Tuesdays at 11:45 a.m. at the Salem Civic Center. For information, contact Paul Bowles at 375-3004 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Weekly meeting Rotary Club of Salem
Meets Thursdays at noon at the Salem Civic Center. For information about Rotary International, visit www.rotary.org. For the Salem club, visit www.salemrotaryclub.com or contact Lenora Downing at 444-4104 or email@example.com.
Weekly meeting Radford Noon Rotary Club
Meets Wednesdays at noon at the Best Western on Tyler Avenue. For information, contact Martin Riding at firstname.lastname@example.org or 859-948-0001.
Weekly meeting Buchanan Rotary Club
Meets Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. at the Community House, Lowe Street, Buchanan. For information, contact Joe Obenshain at 966-5433 or email@example.com or call Buchanan Rotary at 254-1010.
Weekly meeting Christiansburg Rotary Club
Meets every Friday at noon at Lucie Monroe's Coffee Shop, Christiansburg. For information, contact Eric Johnsen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 818-6618.
Biweekly meeting Rotary Club of Smith Mountain Lake
Meets at 7 a.m. the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at Westlake Country Club in Hardy. For information, contact Case Pieterman at 586-8464 or email@example.com.
Biweekly meeting Rotary Blue Ridge New Generations
Meets from 6 to 7 p.m. every first, third and fifth (if applicable) Wednesday at 202 Market. For more information, call Ellie Hammer at 985-5410.
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