RED CARPET BREAKFAST: Wednesday, 7:45-9 a.m., Mea's restaurant, 8 W. Broad St., Suite 50, Hazleton. Featuring Ed Pane, Serento Gardens executive director and Chief Frank DeAndrea, City of Hazleton Police Department. Greater Hazleton Chamber members $20; non-members $25. Reservations required; call 455-1509 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
TRANSPORTATION ROUNDTABLE: Thursday, 1 1 a.m.-1 p.m., Top of the 80's, West Hazleton. Robert E. Latham, executive vice president and chief staff officer of the Associated Pennsylvania Constructors, will lead a discussion on regional transportation concerns. The cost, including lunch, is $37 for Northeast Pennsylvania Manufacturers and Employers Association members and $74 for non-members. To register, email email@example.com, or call 622-0992.
THE FIRST STEP: STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS: Thursday, noon-2 p.m., Small Business Development Center, 7 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Wilkes University Small Business Development Center consultants will answer questions about starting a business. Free, pre-registration is required, call 408-4340.
GWB CHAMBER GOLF TOURNAMENT: Friday, 1 1 a.m., Blue Ridge Trail golf course, Mountain Top. Registration begins at 10. Continental breakfast, snacks, cocktail reception and buffet dinner. Four golfer team $440; dinner only $50 per person. Call 823-2101, ext. 131 for information or reservations.
NETWORKING MIXER: Aug. 28, 5-7 p.m., model home at Valley View Townhomes, Alliance Drive off the Airport Beltway, Hazleton. Free for Greater Hazleton Chamber members, employees, co-workers and guests. Complimentary hors d' oeuvres and beverages, door prize raffle. Reservations required; call 455-1509 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
OSHA FOCUS FOUR HAZARDS TRAINING: Aug. 29, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Greater Hazleton Chamber office, 20 W. Broad St., Hazleton. Learn about the four leading hazards that cause 90 percent of deaths and injuries in construction. $79 per person, $39 each addl. person from same company, includes lunch and materials. Reservations required; call 455-1509 or email email@example.com.
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