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DNA of a Military Veteran Entrepreneur:
Discover how to translate your military skills into successful business ownership. This interactive workshop will delve into the basic mechanics of opening a business and emphasize key resources available to assist in your entrepreneurial journey. Free. 6-8 p.m. at CPCC Central Campus, 1112 Charlottetowne Ave. Register: 704-330-4223; http://bit.ly/Sze7N1.
Doug Jones, executive vice president of MSC Industrial Supply, is the guest speaker at Lake Norman Chamber’s Newsmaker Breakfast. Free. 7:30-8:55 a.m. at the Peninsula Club, 19101 Peninsula Club Drive, Cornelius. Register: www.lakenormanchamber.org.
Land Use and Transportation Committees Joint Meeting:
Charlotte Chamber will host a joint meeting of the Land Use and Transportation Committees. Randy Harrington, budget and evaluation director for the City of Charlotte, will talk about the Community Investment Plan. Meeting participants will learn about projects included in the plan that are designed to meet the community’s infrastructure needs. 8-9:30 a.m. at Charlotte Chamber – Bank of America Briefing Center, 330 S. Tryon St. Details: www.charlottechamber.com/events.
East Chapter Luncheon:
Join the Charlotte Chamber East Chapter for its monthly luncheon where featured speakers address and provide updates to topics that affect businesses across the chapter's geographic footprint. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the VanLandingham Estate, 2010 the Plaza. Details: www.charlottechamber.com/events.
World Affairs Council of Charlotte - Annual Meeting:
The World Affairs Council of Charlotte will host Reed Perkins and Carolyn and Sam McMahon of Queens University of Charlotte, who will discuss “Facing Trouble in Paradise: The Effects of Climate Change in Micronesia,” the effect of global climate change on food supply. Cost: $10 for WACC student members/WACC education members; $18 WACC members; $28 for nonmembers (includes heavy hors d’oeuvres). 6-8 p.m. at K&L Gates, Hearst Tower, 47th Floor, 214 N. Tryon St. Register: 704-687-7762; www.worldaffairscharlotte.org.
LACCC Monthly Lunch:
Javier Diaz de Leon, Consul General of Mexico, is the guest speaker at the Latin American Chamber of Commerce monthly lunch. Cost: $20 for members; $35 for nonmembers. Register by 5 p.m. Monday. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Wells Fargo – Building 1, Executive Dining, 301 S. College St., 41st Floor. Register: 704-343-2525; www.lacccharlotte.com.
The Affordable Care Act:
Charlotte Chamber NorthWest Chapter’s presentation will cover employer obligations regarding the Affordable Care Act and recent survey results from local Charlotte-based companies. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Drury Inn & Suites Northlake Mall, 6920 Northlake Mall Drive. Details: www.charlottechamber.com/events.
Business After Hours:
Join Charlotte Chamber for business-to-business networking in a relaxed atmosphere. 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Maggiano’s Little Italy, 4400 Sharon Road. Details: www.charlottechamber.com/events.
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