Business agenda

8:12 PM, Apr. 14, 2013  |  Comments
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Upcoming business events in the Green Bay area.


Retired Men's Club: 8:30 a.m. social, 9:30-10:30 a.m. program, Brown County Central Library, 515 Pine St., Green Bay. Sadie DiNatalie, city of Green Bay: What's This Neighborhood Thing. Dr. Richard Ludgin, hospital quality measures, April 23. Kevin Borseth, UWGB women's coach, April 30.

Apprenticeship Introduction for Women: 5:30-7 p.m., NWTC Room SC 128 in the Student Center, Green Bay. Apprenticeships available in 14 building and industrial trades, including carpentry, electrician, plumbing, steamfitting and heating, ventilation and air conditioning. Free. Registration appreciated. Betsy Baier, (920) 498-6996 or email

Skills Tune Up:
Giving Recognition: 8 a.m.-noon, $160. Classes held at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, 2740 W. Mason St., Green Bay. Email or call (920) 498-6971.

Tuesday and May 7

Global Business Seminars: 8 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Selling Your Products in a Global Market, $120; 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, 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.


Green Bay Retired Men's Club Kohler/Milwaukee tour: 7 a.m.-7 p.m.. Motorcoach leaves from K-Mart parking lot, 1109 Lombardi Ave., Green Bay. Tour the Kohler Design Center with visits to the pottery or foundry areas, buffet lunch near Miller Park. Tour Sweet Water Organics, an aquaponics operation. Tour Sprecher Brewing Co. and sample craft beers and sodas. $62. (920) 265-5104,

Spring Job Fair: 2-6 p.m., Door County Job Center, Cherry Point Mall, 1300 Egg Harbor Road, Sturgeon Bay. For job seekers of all ages. Registration required. (920) 743-6915 or online at

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

Wednesday-Sept. 18

Leadership Excellence: 7:30-11 a.m. third Wednesdays of the month: 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


Business & Breakfast: "Planning for the Unexpected at Any Age": 7-8:30 a.m., F.K. Bemis International Center at St. Norbert College, De Pere. Panel discusses financial preparation for future health expenses, potential care options and planning funeral arrangements. $18 Chamber of Commerce members, $35 prospective members. (920) 437-8704,

Labor and Employment Relations Association Wisconsin Chapter Dinner Meeting: 5 p.m. social, 6 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. speaker, Alioto's Restaurant, 3041 N. Mayfair Road, Wauwatosa. Jay Grenig, Marquette professor; Howard Myers, independent mediator; Doug Drake and Dan Hilbert, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, discuss Mediation. $30, $15 students and retirees. Email your reservation to, call (414) 962-1203.

Fair Housing Training: 6-8 p.m., Brown County Central Library, 515 Pine St., Green Bay. Fair Housing Center of Northeast Wisconsin offers seminar covering information about local, state and federal fair housing laws for owners and managers of rental property. Free. Registration required, (877) 647-3247.

Thursday-May 16

Computer Seminars:
MS PowerPoint 2010-Intro: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, $165. QuickBooks 2011-Getting Started, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. April 24, $165. MS Word 2010-Intermediate NEW, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. April 25, $165. Adobe InDesign CS6 NEW, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. May 8, $165. MS Access 2010-Intermediate, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. May 9, $165. QuickBooks-Payroll Overview, 8 a.m.-noon May 16, $120. Classes held at NWTC campus, 2740 W. Mason St., Green Bay. Register online at, email, or call (920) 498-6301.


EMS Conference: 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Community Memorial Hospital, 855 S. Main St., Oconto Falls. Training topics include patient care reporting, cardio-respiratory innovations, assisting with advanced lifesaving, pediatric emergency care, trauma emergencies. $30 includes continental breakfast, lunch, refreshments. Register at NWTC Department of Public Safety, (920) 498-6976; email For information contact Kathy Henne, (920) 848-6325 or

Phenomenal Woman Conference: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., St. Norbert College, De Pere. Conference focuses on celebrating, advocating, supporting and empowering women. Keynote speaker: The Rev. Jim Neilson, O.Praem., priest, artist and teacher. Includes lunch, workshops gifts and a musical performance during lunch. $20, $10 students and St. Norbert staff/faculty. Registration/information,, email, or call St. Norbert College Women's Center, (920) 403-4116.

Submit events online:, email For information, call (920) 431-8321.

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