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Business Calendar

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; ci.mooresville.nc.us/225/Library.

Thursday

Coffee & Commerce:

Join Mooresville-South Iredell Chamber members for coffee and networking. 8:15-9:15 a.m. at La Patisserie Bakery, Café & Catering, 627 N. Main St., Mooresville. Details: 704-799-3355; www.mooresvillenc.org.

Tuesday

Social Media Marketing Seminar:

Lake Norman Chamber and Kerry Burd of Social Media Consultants present a seminar on using Google+ and Google Drive. Free. 9-10 a.m. at Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce, Randy Marion Conference Room, 19900 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Register: www.lakenormanchamber.org.

Financial Advice from a Fellow Entrepreneur:

Rodney Pitts, president/CEO of Southern Elevator, will speak to NAWBO Charlotte. 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. at Byron’s South End, 101 W. Worthington Ave., No. 110. Register: http://conta.cc/1ldfCsb.

SouthWest Chapter Luncheon:

Join Charlotte Chamber’s SouthWest 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 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.

Aug. 6

Queen City Forward’s ImpactU Demo Day:

Queen City Forward’s Demo Day is the culmination of the ImpactU accelerator program for college entrepreneurs. Eight college entrepreneurs will have five minutes to pitch their innovative business models to the startup community. Meet entrepreneurs who are making a difference for the future of our region. Free. 5:30-8 p.m. at Johnson & Wales University, 801 W. Trade St. Details: 704-975-5384.

Workforce Development & Education Committee:

Professor and UNC Charlotte dean of the college of education, Ellen McIntyre, will speak to Charlotte Chamber’s Workforce Development & Education Committee about the UNCC College of Education. 8-9:30 a.m. at Charlotte Chamber – Bank of America Briefing Center, 330 S. Tryon St. Details: www.charlottechamber.com/events.

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