On the Move
Physiatrist Dr. Sanjiv Lakhia joined Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates’ Ballantyne and Rock Hill offices.
Small Business Operations: How to Save Time, Money & Frustration:
Lake Norman Chamber and John McCann & Associates will host a seminar for small business owners. Free. 3-4:30 p.m. at Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce, Randy Marion Conference Room, 19900 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Register: www.lakenormanchamber.org.
The DNA of an Entrepreneur:
This entrepreneurial competency assessment will measure your strengths and weaknesses related to specific traits and skills demonstrated by entrepreneurs. Free. 6:30-8 p.m. at CPCC Central Campus, 1112 Charlottetowne Ave. Register: 704-330-4223; www.cpcc.edu/sbc/schedule.
Imagine, Plan and Create Charlotte’s Future:
Discuss the City of Charlotte’s Community Investment Plan, a long-range investment program designed to meet the needs of the growing community, at the Charlotte Chamber East Chapter Luncheon. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the VanLandingham Estate, 2010 the Plaza. Details: charlottechamber.com.
Simple Steps for Starting Your Business:
Charlotte SCORE will present an introductory workshop focusing on the basics of testing your business idea and identifying the key factors that influence startup success. Free. 5:45-9 p.m. at Packard Place, 222 S. Church St. Register: charlotte.score.org/localworkshops.
SBA Program for Women-Owned Businesses:
The Charlotte ChallengeHER event will educate women entrepreneurs about the Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Program and provide resources and knowledge to help grow businesses through federal contracting. The event is designed to bring more women-owned firms into the federal government’s supply chain and to provide an avenue for government agencies to meet qualified women-owned contractors. Free. 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Federal Reserve Bank, 530 E. Trade St. Register: 704-344-6787; http://bit.ly/1l1lswZ.
NAWBO South – Eating for Entrepreneurs:
Eating on the run? Skipping meals? Caffeine boosts throughout the day for energy? These are common occurrences in a busy person’s life. Lisa Woodie, owner and chef at Homemade Fresh Chef Service, will discuss the importance of nutrition and making good food choices. NAWBO members, $10; $15 others. 8-9:30 a.m. at Carolina Premier Bank, 13024 Ballantyne Corporate Place. Register: http://conta.cc/1AIpO60.
LACCC Monthly Lunch:
Coca-Cola multicultural marketing director, Reginald Bean, will be the guest speaker at the Latin American Chamber Of Commerce’s monthly luncheon. Cost: $20 for members; $35 for nonmembers. Register by 5 p.m. Monday. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Chima Brazilian Steakhouse, 139 S. Tryon St. Register: 704-343-2525; lacccharlotte.com.
Starting & Growing Your Small Business:
Get advice about business plans, developing your business and SCORE support services. Free. 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Charlotte Mecklenburg Library-Main Library, 310 N. Tryon St. Register: 704-416-0101; www.cmlibrary.org/programs.
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