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This Week

INTRODUCTION TO GREEN BUILDING: 5 p.m. Monday, Wallenpaupack High School library, Route 6, Hawley. For anyone wanting to learn about green building certification programs and green products. Cost is $10 for members of the Wayne County Builders Association, all others $15. To register, call 226-4941 or e-mail to info@ waynecountybuilders.com.

BLUE DIAMONDS TOASTMASTERS: 5 p.m. Tuesday, lower level, 19 North Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Anyone interested in improving their confidence and effectiveness in front of a crowd is welcome. For more information, contact Marion Mason 200-6351 or marion.mason@ bcnepa.com.

GREATER HAZLETON CHAMBER NETWORKING MIXER: 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Ramada Inn on Route 309 in Hazleton. There will be complimentary hors d’oeuvres and beverages and door prizes. A $5 donation will benefit the Hazleton Relay For Life. RSVP to 455-1509 or lfallabel @hazletonchamber.org.

UNDERSTANDING BASIC FINANCIAL STATEMENTS: 8-10 a.m. Tuesday, Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce offices, Citiscape, 20 W. Broad St. Cost is $15 for chamber members, $20 for non-members. Registrations required by calling 455-1509 or by e-mailing Leann Fallabel at lfallabel@hazletonchamber.org by March 21, or download the flyer at www.hazletonchamber. org.

QATAR AND RUSSIA TRADE REPRESENTATIVES: Tuesday, at NEPA Alliance, Pittston. The representatives will meet one on one with companies interested in or currently exporting to these markets. Meetings are available only in the morning and reservations are required. For more information or to register, contact Debbie Phillips at 655-5581, ext. 233, or e-mail to dphillips@ nepa-alliance.org

SMALL BUSINESS INSTITUTE: 9 a.m.-noon Wednesdays, March 26-May 14, University of Scranton, Brennan Hall. Eight-week program of business basics, $299. For more information, visit www.MetroAction.org, or call 342-7711.

HEALTHY NETWORKING MIXER: and open house at King’s College Scandlon Gym & Fitness Center, 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, North Main Street, Wilkes-Barre. RSVP to Trish Wilk at 823-2101 or register online at www.wilkes-barre.org/calendar.

GREATER HAZLETON POWER!: 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, at Evan’s Roadhouse on Route 309 in Drums. Free and open to all professionals in the area. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and drink specials. State Rep. Todd Eachus will be the guest speaker. For more information visit www.nepapower.org.

NEPA ALLIANCE ACTION SYMPOSIUM: Thursday and Friday, the Woodlands Inn & Resort, Plains Township. Learn how to access the world’s first open innovation marketplace. For more information, contact Karen Ostroskie at 655-5581, ext. 244 or kostroskie@nepa-alliance. org.Visit www.nepa-alliance. org/ACTIONS.htm for more information.

HAZLETON AREA JOB FAIR: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday, Best Western Genetti Inn, 1441 N. Church St., Hazleton. For information, call 455-1509 or e-mail lfallabel @hazletonchamber.org.

LANDSCAPER SEMINAR: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Thursday, West Wyoming Hose Co. No. 1, 185 Shoemaker Ave. Fee is $35 and pesticide applicator credits will be assigned. Call the Luzerne County Cooperative Extension at 825-1701 for more information.

FREE HAZLETON COMMUNITY TOUR: 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, leaving from behind the Greater Hazleton Chamber offices, 20 W. Broad St. Space is limited and reservations are required by calling Leann Fallabel at 455-1509 or by e-mail to lfallabel @hazletonchamber.org.

Future

FIRST STEP SEMINAR: 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, Small Business Development Center, 7 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Two hours of basic instruction for anyone thinking of starting a business. Free. Call 408-4340 to register or for information.

LADIES NIGHT OUT: 5-8 p.m. Thursday, April 3, at Eagle Rock Resort’s Base Lodge. For businesswomen of the Greater Hazleton area. Include hors d’ oeuvres, cash bar, business resource table, and mini trade show. Registration fee for Greater Hazleton Chamber members $10; non-members $15. Proceeds will benefit the women’s networking scholarship fund. Reservations are required by March 27; contact Julie at 455-1509.

A mini trade show

FUTURES FORUM: 7:30 a.m. Friday, April 4, King’s College Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center. RSVP to Jean Kile at 823-2101 or register online at www.wilkes-barre.org/calendar.

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