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Wednesday

Business Before Hours:

Mooresville-South Iredell Chamber hosts a morning networking event for members and their guests. Please bring canned food donations for the Mooresville soup kitchen. 8-9:30 a.m. at Fairfield Inn, 120 Consumer Square, Mooresville. Details: 704-663-6100; www.mooresvillenc.org.

Matthews Chamber Networking Luncheon:

Matthews Chamber will hold a small-business panel on “Business Lessons Learned.” Cost: $15-$20. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Carmel Baptist Church, 1145 Pineville-Matthews Road, Matthews. Details: www.matthewschamber.org/.

Starting & Growing Your Small Business:

Join the Public Library and SCORE counselors and learn about the resources and tools available to help you get started in business. Free. 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public Library, Main Office, 310 N. Tryon St. Register: 704-416-0106; www.cmlibrary.org.

Thursday

NAWBO Charlotte Women Mean Business:

Join the National Association of Women Business Owners Charlotte Chapter for networking and find out how NAWBO Charlotte can help you grow your business. Cost: $10. 6-7 p.m. at The Ivey, 6030 Park South Drive. Register: www.nawbocharlotte.org.

Friday

Speed Networking-Lake Norman:

Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce and Jay Neal of HF Financial will host a monthly speed networking event on the second Friday of every month. Free. 8-9 a.m. at Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce, Randy Marion Conference Room, 19900 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: www.lakenormanchamber.org.

Monday

MicroMasters in Entrepreneurship:

Fast track the start and operation of your business, with this intensive certificate program that is designed to train and condition entrepreneurs to develop a framework for business success. Cost: $369. Class meets 8 a.m.-noon Monday through Friday, ending Oct. 25, at CPCC Main Campus, 1201 Elizabeth Ave., Charlotte. Reference: #SBX7487-Section 02. Register: 704-330-6775; www.cpcc.edu/sbc.

Tuesday

Business Proposal Writing:

Learn the five keys to a business proposal and how to write from the customer’s point of view. Free. 8-10 a.m. at CPCC Central Campus, 1201 Elizabeth Ave., Charlotte. Register: 704-330-6775: www.cpcc.edu/sbc.

East Chapter Power Up Luncheon:

Be a part of the next great thing by participating in the Charlotte Chamber’s East Chapter Power Up Challenge. Competing for a cash prize and package of in-kind services, local entrepreneurs and small business owners will present how their businesses can support the growth of Charlotte’s economy through innovation and entrepreneurial skills. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at SMS Catering Services Inc., 1764 Norland Road. Details: www.charlottechamber.com/events.

Oct. 16

NAWBO South Breakfast Meeting:

NAWBO South is an expansion group of NAWBO Charlotte, which meets bimonthly to provide business education and networking for members and nonmembers that live and/or work primarily in the South Charlotte area. Jon Szymanski of ClickCom will discuss how to make your website work for you. $10 for members; $15 for nonmembers. 8-9:30 a.m. at Carolina Premier Bank, 13024 Ballantyne Corporate Place, Harris Building, second floor. Register: http://conta.cc/GDq52J

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