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Wednesday

Competitive Edge:

The York County Regional Chamber & Carolinas Chapter of SHRM invite you to attend Cross Generational Collaboration: Your Competitive Edge, a symposium on generations in the workplace. Stacey Randall of Randall Research will be the keynote speaker. 8 a.m.-noon at Whitton Auditorium - Carroll Hall, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, S.C. Cost: $35 for Chamber and CCSHRM members; $40 for nonmembers. Register: 803-324-7500; http://www.yorkcountychamber.com/.

FemCity ‘Lean In’ Discussion:

FemCity Charlotte will host a panel discussion on Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s book “Lean In,” which examines women’s progress in achieving leadership roles in the workplace. Cost: $30 for members; $45 for nonmembers. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at The Residence at SouthPark, 4300 Sharon Road. Details: www.femfessionals.com.

Job Skills Seminar:

Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce and H.O.H.T. (Helping Others Help Themselves) will host a job skills seminar on networking with Chris Mulcahy and Joe Carbon. Free. 7-8:30 p.m. at Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce, Randy Marion Conference Room, 19900 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: www.lakenormanchamber.org.

Thursday

GreenWorks Quarterly Meeting:

Join Charlotte Chamber for the quarterly meeting of GreenWorks, a council sponsored by Wells Fargo. Network with others engaged or interested in sustainability. Finalists will present their submission for the Wells Fargo Green Award. Free for chamber members; registration is required. 10:30 a.m.-noon at Charlotte Chamber - Belk Action Center, 330 S. Tryon St. Details: www.charlottechamber.com/events

Business After Hours:

Matthews Chamber will host a networking event. Free. 5-7 p.m. at Courtyard by Marriott, 11425 E. Independence Blvd., Matthews. Register: http://www.members.matthewschamber.org.

Building Great Teams:

Charlotte Mecklenburg Black Chamber of Commerce welcomes Steven Israel, who retired from the National Football League after a successful 10-year football career with the Los Angeles Rams, San Francisco 49ers, New England Patriots and the New Orleans Saints. He will share thoughts on building winning teams. Free for CMBCC members; $10 for nonmembers. 5:30-8 p.m. at Charlotte Chamber of Commerce-Belk Action Center, 330 S. Tryon St. Details: http://info.cmbcc.org

Fund Your Start-Up:

CPCC’s Small Business Center will present a seminar to review the various forms of equity and debt financing. Free. 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Morrison Regional Library, 7015 Morrison Blvd. Register: 704-330-4223; http://cpcc.edu/sbc. Reference: SBX 7529.

Friday

Cafe’ y Pastel - Networking Latino Breakfast:

Join the Latin American Chamber of Commerce for their monthly Networking Latino Breakfast. Free for members; $5 for nonmembers. 7:30-9:30 a.m. at New York Life, 6100 Fairview Road, suite 400. Register: www.lacccharlotte.com.

Tuesday

Business and Social Media:

SCORE and Constant Contact will present a workshop with Anissa Starnes, designed to give small businesses and nonprofit organizations simple ideas for growing their organizations using email marketing and social media. Free. 2-5 p.m. at Crowne Plaza Charlotte Executive Park, 5700 Westpark Drive. Register: www.charlotte.score.org.

LACCC Seminar- Managing and Growing Your Business Financially:

The Latin America Chamber of Commerce will present a seminar on “Managing and Growing Your Business Financially” with Veronica Calderon. Free. 6:30- 8:30 p.m. at Wells Fargo South Park Location, 4525 Sharon Road. Register: www.lacccharlotte.com.

July 31

Business Before Hours:

Matthews Chamber will host a networking event with coffee and treats at Matthews’ newest gift shop. Free. 7:30-8:30 a.m. at The White Stag, LLC, 100 W. John St., Suite E, Matthews. Register: http://www.members.matthewschamber.org.

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