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Wednesday

Resume Writing Class/Employment Assistance:

Get help finding a job, working on your resume and improving your computer skills. Fees waived based on unemployed or underemployed status. 1-2 p.m. Wednesdays at Mooresville Public Library, 304 S. Main St., Mooresville. Details: 704-664-2927; www.mooresvillelibrary.org

FemCity Charlotte:

Hillary Lacouture, FemCity Charlotte president, will illustrate how to grow your brand, your business and maximize your membership at Femessionals 101. Guest speaker Trish Saemann, founder of Go Beyond SEO, will explain the ins and outs of social media. Cost: $38 for members; $48 for nonmembers (Includes dinner and wine). 6:30-8:30 p.m. at AZN Azian Cuizine, 4620 Piedmont Row Drive. Register: www.femfessionals.com.

Thursday

C3 Breakfast:

Join Charlotte Christian Chamber and Chris Evans, a Raleigh entrepreneur, for breakfast and networking. Cost: $28. 7:30-9:30 a.m. Carmel Country Club, 4735 Carmel Road. Register: https://charlottechristianchamber.org/event_registrations/new/79

Small Business Workshop-Employee Engagement:

Presenter Karen Shore will discuss behavior that significantly impacts employee engagement. Free. 9-10 a.m. at Mitchell Community College, room 125, 219 N. Academy St., Mooresville. Register: 704-878-3227.

Affordable Care Act 101:

The Small Business Administration is launching the Affordable Care Act 101, weekly webinars exploring key pieces of the law to help small business owners make informed decisions about providing health insurance for their employees. Free. 2-3 p.m. Thursdays through October. Register: http://bit.ly/1aoSaYL.

Inventors’ Network of the Carolinas:

Inventors’ Network of the Carolinas will hold a general meeting with guest speaker Cary Harwin of FundaGeek, who will discuss crowd funding. Cost: $20. 6-8:30 p.m. second Thursdays at Inventors’ Network of the Carolinas, 520 Elliot St. Details: www.inotc.org.

Friday

Technology Summit:

Join the Charlotte Chamber’s Technology Summit to hear and discuss the impact of technology across diverse industries in Charlotte. Learn more about the business of data mining and software design and how they cross every discipline as well as how area companies are making use of the latest technology trends. 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at The Westin Charlotte, 601 S. College St. Details: www.charlottechamber.com/events.

Monday

IRS Workshop: Start-Up Business Tax Workshop:

The Winthrop Regional Small Business Development Center workshop will concentrate on topics for entrepreneurs interested in learning the basics of self-employment tax. Registration ends 4 p.m. Friday. Free. 9 a.m.-noon at Winthrop University, Thurmond Building, room 208, Memorial Circle and Park Avenue, Rock Hill, S.C. Register: http://irstaxworkshoprockhill-eorg.eventbrite.com/.

Start Your Business Now:

This seminar is packed with valuable information to help start your business right and increase the odds of success. Free. 6-8 p.m. at CPCC Central Campus, Charlottetowne Avenue. Register: 704-330-6775; www.cpcc.edu/sbc/descriptions/start-your-business-now.

Tuesday

Matthews Meet & Eat:

Network with members of the Matthews Chamber. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery, 1625 Windsor Square Drive, Matthews. Register: http://www.matthewschamber.org/.

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Tax Planning:

Join Queen City Forward and learn the ideal approach for tax planning that can help lower your tax bill. Free. 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Packard Place, 222 S. Church St. Register: http://queencityforward.org/

Next Wednesday

Sept.18

Belk College NEXT Series Explores ‘The Analytics Effect’ on Elections, Business:

The Belk College of Business NEXT speaker series returns with an inside look at the role of analytics in the 2012 presidential election with Andrew Claster, deputy chief analytics officer for the 2012 Obama campaign. Register by Friday. Cost: $20-$25. 7:30-9 a.m. at The Westin Charlotte, 601 S. College St. Register: http://belkcollege.uncc.edu/business-community/next-speakers-series

Playing to Your Strengths: How to Leverage Your Talents and Abilities for Career Success:

Explore the importance of understanding and developing your strengths in order to achieve maximum career success at the Charlotte Chamber Young Professionals luncheon. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Hilton Charlotte Center City, 435 E. Trade St. Details: www.charlottechamber.com/events

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