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Wednesday

Generating Leads and Sales Through Digital Marketing:

Ron Gandiza of Tsunami Solutions will present a seminar on digital marketing. Free. Noon-1:30 p.m. at Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce, Randy Marion Conference Room, 19900 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Register: www.lakenormanchamber.org.

Resume Writing Class/Employment Assistance:

Get help finding a job, working on your resume and improving your computer skills. Fees are based on unemployed or underemployed status. 1-2 p.m. Wednesdays at Mooresville Public Library, 304 S. Main St., Mooresville. Details: 704-664-2927; ci.mooresville.nc.us/225/Library.

H.O.H.T. Seminar:

Helping Others Help Themselves will host a job search seminar called Reinventing Yourself with Donna Fitzgerald of Ailinge. Free. 7-8:30 p.m. at Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce, Randy Marion Conference Room, 19900 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Register: www.lakenormanchamber.org.

Thursday

Intro to Entrepreneurship Clinic:

Small-business owners and entrepreneurs interested in learning about legal issues for businesses will discuss the legal requirements for starting a business and how to minimize legal risk when growing it. This will also be an opportunity to learn about the Charlotte School of Law’s entrepreneurship clinic, in which law students can provide free legal services under a law professor’s supervision. Free. Noon-1:30 p.m. at Packard Place, 222 S. Church St. Register: www.meetup.com/packardplace/events/194897992/.

Down Home Southern Small Business Festival:

Matthews Chamber will host a business after hours event to benefit the Matthews Help Center. Free. 5-7 p.m. at Sweetwater Logistics, 9517 Monroe Road, Suite H, Dock Door 7. Register: 704-847-3649.

August 5

Financial Advice from a Fellow Entrepreneur:

Rodney Pitts, president and CEO of Southern Elevator, will bring his wealth of experience to NAWBO Charlotte. 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. at Byron's South End, 101 W. Worthington Ave., #110. Register: http://conta.cc/1ldfCsb.

SouthWest Chapter Luncheon:

Join Charlotte Chamber’s SouthWest Chapter for its monthly luncheon, where featured speakers address topics that affect businesses across the chapter's geographic footprint. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Crowne Plaza Charlotte Executive Park, 5700 Westpark Drive. Details: www.charlottechamber.com/events.

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business:

Charlotte SCORE will present a seminar to help evaluate whether starting a business is feasible and to provide guidelines for the development of a marketing/business plan. Free. 5:45-9 p.m. at Packard Place, 222 S. Church St. Register: charlotte.score.org/localworkshops.

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