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Wednesday

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: charlottechamber.com.

Queen City Forward’s ImpactU Accelerator 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. Free. 5:30-8 p.m. at Johnson & Wales University, 801 W. Trade St. Details: 704-975-5384

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

After-hours networking:

Join Mooresville-South Iredell Chamber members and guests for networking and refreshments. Free. 5:30-7 p.m. at at Springhill Suites, 121 Gateway Blvd, Mooresville. Details: 704-799-3355; www.mooresvillenc.org.

August Mixer in Birkdale:

Lake Norman Chamber, J.A. Jay Lesemann Jr., CPA, and Jason Colvi of State Farm Insurance present an August Mixer on the patio at Hickory Tavern at Birkdale Crossing. Free. 5:30-7 p.m. at 9526 Birkdale Crossing Drive, No. 30, Huntersville. Register: www.lakenormanchamber.org.

Tuesday

LACCC Tapas – Summer Cookout:

Join the Latin American Chamber of Commerce for a networking summer cookout. 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Food Lion, 5831 South Blvd. Free for members; $10 for nonmembers. Register: lacccharlotte.com.

Aug. 19

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.

Aug. 20

NAWBO South Breakfast Meeting: 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.

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