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Upcoming business events in the Green Bay area.


Green Bay Area Retired Men's Club: 8:30 a.m. social, 9:30-10:30 a.m. program, Brown County Central Library auditorium (lower level), 515 Pine St., Green Bay. Dr. Francis Wolf discusses Men's Heart Health. (920) 822-8615,

Green Bay Area Retired Men's Club Tour: 11 a.m.-noon March 19, Wisconsin Log Homes, 2390 Pamperin Road, Howard. (920) 822-8615,

POOL Leader Traning: Once Upon A Time: 1:30 p.m. March 19, Brown County University of Wisconsin-Extension, 1150 Bellevue St., Green Bay. Learn about the art of storytelling, focusing on family stories. Brown County Home, Community and Education. (920) 391-4610.

Take the Wheel-Get the Best Car Deal: 6-7 p.m. March 19, Tundra Lodge and Conference Center, 865 Lombardi Ave., Green Bay. Tom Kostac, Fox Communities Credit Union automotive resource manager, shares tips on how be more informed for your next car buying experience. Free and open to the public. Register at or call Becky at (920) 993-3757.


Wisconsin Rural Water Association Technical Conference: March 19-22, KI center, 333 Main St., Green Bay. Ken Blomberg, (715) 344-7778, or

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

Management Women Luncheon Program: 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m. March 20, Brett Favre's Steakhouse, 1004 Brett Favre Pass, Green Bay. Guest speaker: Sgt. Dan Sandberg discusses Crisis Management-What you Should Know. Registration required. Susan Nagel, (920) 419-8531 or,

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


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 March 21-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,


Skills Tune Up: Effective Email Communication: 8 a.m.-noon March 22, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, 2740 W. Mason St., Green Bay. $120. External Negotiation I, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. March 27, $185. Speaking to Influence Others, 8 a.m.-noon March 28, $160. Riveting Resumes, 8 a.m.-noon April 2, $120. Developing Others, 8 a.m.-noon April 9, $160. Creating Effective Surveys, 3:30-7:30 p.m. April 10, $120. Creating a Succession Plan, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. April 10, $240. Healing Customer Relationships, 8 a.m.-noon April 11, $160. Register online at, email or call (920) 498-6971.

March 25, April 9

2013 Clean Cities Winter Webinars: 1-2 p.m. March 25 Maintenance Shop Safety When Using Natural Gas; 10-11:30 a.m. April 9 Clean Cities Tools. Free. Download brochure at

Green Bay Yackers Toastmasters Club 1350 meeting: 6:15 p.m. March 25, Harmony Cafe, 1660 W. Mason St., Green Bay. Polish your speaking skills. New members welcome. Visitors attend free. (920) 569-1593,

April 6

Green Bay Writers Guild Book Fest: 2-5 p.m. April 6, The Attic Coffeehouse & Bookstore, 730 Bodart St., Green Bay. (920) 544-1676.

American Sign Language Workshop: 9 a.m.-noon April 6, St. Norbert College, De Pere. Learn to sign the alphabet, basic words and phrases in American Sign Language. $30. Register online at, call (920) 403-3494 or email

April 8-12

Lean Leadership: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 8-12, NWTC Green Bay. Five-day, 40-hour course provides business leaders and Continuous Improvement practitioners with an understanding how world-class (Lean) organizations achieve extraordinary results., (920) 498-6971.

April 16, May 7

Global Business Seminars: 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.

April 17-Sept. 18

Leadership Excellence: 7:30-11 a.m. April 17, May 15, June 19, July 17, Aug. 14 and Sept. 18, UWGB Small Business Development Center, 2701 Larsen Road, Green Bay. Interested parties must complete an application and interview process. $1,495 course offered for $1,295. Ryan Kauth, (920) 496-2112 or via email at

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