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Upcoming business events in the Green Bay area.


Green Bay Yackers Toastmasters Club 1350 meeting: 6:15 p.m. (second and fourth Monday of each month), Harmony Cafe, 1660 W. Mason St., Green Bay. Polish your speaking skills. New members welcome. Visitors attend free. (920) 569-1593,


U.S. Cellular device workshop: 6 p.m., U.S. Cellular, 2330 S. Oneida St., Ashwaubenon. Learn features and functions of Android-powered, Windows phone and BlackBerry devices. Everyone welcome. Free. (920) 496-4385.


2013 U.S. Championship Cheese Contest: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, and 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Lambeau Field Atrium, 1265 Lombardi Ave., Green Bay. Free admission to contest, Tuesday. Cheese Charity Event, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, $25. Hot hors d'oeuvres and cash bar. Meet cheese judges and cheesemakers. (920) 496-7793.

Tuesday-May 7

Global Business Seminars: 8 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Export Compliance-Beyond the Basics, $120; 1-5 p.m. Tuesday, Export Documentation, Letters of Credit, and Incoterms, $120; 8 a.m.-noon April 16, Selling Your Products in a Global Market, $120; 1-3 p.m. April 16, Exporting to China, $70; 8 a.m.-noon May 7, Import Compliance and Documentation, $120; 1-4 p.m. May 7, Food and Drug Administration-Import Issues, $120. Classes at NWTC campus, Green Bay. Register online at, email or call (920) 498-6301.


Referral Netwerx Breakfast: 8:30-9:30 a.m., Oak Street Cafe, 926 Oak St., De Pere. (920) 606-8276.


Dynamic Designs Free Seminars to Businesses: Inexpensive Advertising with Everyday Direct Mailers: 8:30-10 a.m., Premier Community Bank, 745 Wisconsin 32, Pulaski. Free. Registration required: (920) 822-4450,

Developing Marketing Personas for Social Media Webinar: Noon-1 p.m. Free.

Economic Literacy seminar series: 6-9:30 p.m., Legends Brewhouse and Eatery, 875 Heritage Road, Ledgeview. Loren Spivack's Economic Literacy seminars teach conservative groups about free market economics. Food available for purchase at 5 p.m.; seminar is free. Sponsored by Northeast Wisconsin Patriots, Reservations appreciated: (920) 864-7307.


Titletown HDI for IT service professionals: 2-4 p.m., Globe University, 2620 Development Drive, Bellevue. Executive coaching workshop. Free. Register at or visit

March 19

Green Bay Area Retired Men's Club Tour: 11 a.m.-noon, Wisconsin Log Homes, 2390 Pamperin Road, Howard. (920) 822-8615,

March 19-28

Corporate Training & Economic Development courses: 8 a.m.-noon March 19, Motivating Others, $160; 8 a.m.-noon March 20, Interview to Impress-Industrial Worker, $120; 3:30-7:30 p.m. March 20, Creating an Effective Presentation, $120; 8 a.m.-noon March 21, Building an Environment of Trust, $160; 8 a.m.-noon March 22, Effective Email Communication, $120; 8 a.m.-5 p.m. March 27, External Negotiation I, $185; 8 a.m.-noon March 28, Speaking to Influence Others, $160. Classes held at NWTC Green Bay campus. Register online at, email or call (920) 498-6971.

March 20-April 17

Social Media and E-Marketing: 8:30-11:30 a.m. March 20-April 17, NWTC Green Bay Campus Business and Info Tech Room SC310, 2740 W. Mason St., Green Bay. Twitter: The Basics and Beyond, March 20. LinkedIn: The Basics and Beyond, April 13. How to Get Found in Social Media, April 17. $120 per class. Register online at, email, or call (920) 498-6301.

March 20-May 8

Aviation and Aerodynamics for Private and Sport Pilots: 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays, March 20-May 8, CAVU Flight Center in the Executive Air Building at Austin Straubel International Airport in Ashwaubenon. Prepare for FAA Private Pilot or Sport Pilot written exam. Taught by Sherwood (Woody) Williams. $300. Register online at or call (920) 465-2480. See or email

March 21

Blogging and Social Media Content Development: 8 a.m.-noon March 21, The Docking Station, 111 N. Broadway, Green Bay. $69.95.

March 21-May 16

Financial Management Seminars: 8 a.m.-noon Feb. 13-May 16, NWTC, 2740 W. Mason St., Green Bay. Managing & Improving Your Cash Flow, March 21 ($120). Getting More from QuickBooks, April 10 ($120). QuickBooks-Getting Started, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. April 24 ($165). QuickBooks-Payroll Overview, May 16 ($120). (920) 498-6301,

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