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“A Night of Wine and Roses” fundraiser, 4-9 p.m., Moody’s Bistro & Lounge, 10007 Bridge St., Truckee. Benefits Project MANA, a hunger relief organization. Cost $75, 100 percent of proceeds to Project MANA. To purchase tickets, visit http://www.projectmana.org or call (530) 582-4079.

Tuesday

“Introduction to QuickBooks Pro” workshop, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., UNR’s Redfield Campus. Course held Sept. 12 and 19. Two days costs $170. Call 784-1717.

Wednesday

“Emergency Medical Services and the Law” development course, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., UNR’s Continuing Education building. Two-day course provides an overview of EMS applications in the American legal system, including HIPPA, patient and provider rights, documentation, negligence, and legal and ethical duties. Cost is $290 and includes lunch.. Call 784-4062 or visit http://www.extendedstudies.unr.edu.

“Employee Relations” development course, 9 a.m.-noon, UNR’s Continuing Education building. One-day course provides an overview of the components of employee relations. Cost is $185, which includes lunch and 6 PHR/SPHR hours. Call 784-4062 or visit http://www.extendedstudies.unr.edu.

“Project Management Essentials” development course, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., UNR’s Redfield Campus. Three-day course provides essential concepts and basic techniques for working effectively in all stages of project management. Cost is $775, which includes lunch. Call 784-4062 or visit http://www.extendedstudies.unr.edu.

Friday

“Annual Giving” development course, 9 a.m.-noon, UNR’s Continuing Education building. One-day course provides tools for planning and implementing annual giving programs and strategies for attracting donors with events and membership drives. Cost is $75 for AFP members, $100 for nonmembers. Call 784-4062 or visit http://www.extendedstudies.unr.edu.

Sept. 19

“Public Sector Human Resources” development course, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., UNR’s Continuing Education building. One-day course identifies the key differences between public and private human resources processes. Cost is $185, which includes lunch. Call 784-4062 or visit http://www.extendedstudies.unr.edu.

BAWN General Membership Meeting, 5-8 p.m., Piñon Plaza Hotel Conference Center, 2171 Highway 50 E. Guest speaker Sonny Antonio will talk about networking tips and advice. Dinner is $35 per person. Call 882-4353.

Sept. 20

Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa, 3-4 p.m., Truckee Meadows Water Authority. Sign-ups begin at 2:30 p.m. Cost is $5 for ARMA members, $8 for non-members. To RSVP call 475-0869.

eWomenNetwork Accelerated Networking dinner, 4:45 p.m., Tamarack Junction, 13101 S. Virginia St., Reno. Cost is $45, $35 for eWomenNetwork members, if registered before Sept. 16. Call 853-2120.

eWomenNetwork dinner event, 4:30 p.m., Tamarack Junction, 13101 S. Virginia St., Reno. “Get Organized to Increase Your Profits!” Cost is $55. Call 853-2120.

“Introduction to MS Project” project management course, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., UNR’s Redfield Campus. One-day course provides essential computer desktop skills and an overview of the functions of MS Project.. Cost is $295, which includes lunch. Call 784-4062 or visit http://www.extendedstudies.unr.edu.

“Managing Your Time and Work Flow” development course, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., UNR’s Continuing Education building. One-day course provides tools to organize time, set priorities and create systems to manage work flow. Cost is $205, which includes lunch. Call 784-4062 or visit http://www.extendedstudies.unr.edu.

Carson City Chamber of Commerce Membership Mixer, 5 p.m., Nevada Appeal, 580 Mallory Way. Free for members; $10 for nonmembers. Call 882-1565.

Sept. 21

New and expanding companies reception, 5-7 p.m., Somersett Clubhouse. $20 for EDAWN members, $30 for nonmembers with reservation by Sept. 15. After Sept. 15, $30 for members, $40 for nonmembers. Visit http://www.edawn.org.

Sept. 22

“Corporate and Foundation Grant Seeking” fundraising course, 9 a.m.-noon, UNR’s Continuing Education building. One-day course explores finding sources, grant planning and researching the basics of effective grant proposal writing. Cost is $75 for AFP members, $100 for nonmembers. Call 784-4062 or visit http://www.extendedstudies.unr.edu.

“Dealing With Difficult People” seminar, 9 a.m.-noon, University Inn, Watts Room, 1001 N. Virginia St., Reno. Learn how to handle and identify difficult personalities in your business, and avoid becoming one. Cost is $45 per person, or $35 when three or more people register together. Pre-registration required. Call 784-1717.

Sept. 24

Waste Management Annual Neighborhood Barbecue, noon-3 p.m., Lockwood landfill. Free catered lunch by BJ’s Barbecue, landfill tours, raffle. Visit http://www.wm.com.

Sept. 23

BMW Ultimate Drive benefit for Susan G. Komen Foundation, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Bill Pearce BMW, 2620 Kietzke Lane, Reno. Visit http://www.komen.org.

Sept. 25

BAWN NRS Chapter 40 Construction Defect Seminar, 8:30 a.m., Pro Group Management, 575 S. Saliman Road. RSVP by Sept. 18. Cost is $20 per person. Call 882-4353.

Sept. 26

“Cheetah Networking,” SVC monthly meeting, 5:30 p.m., Sonny’s Restaurant, Virginia and Longley, Reno. Cost is $20, RSVP by Sept. 25. Call (510) 329-6919.

“Tapping Human Potential to Maximize Performance” interactive workshop, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., UNR’s Redfield Campus. One-day interactive workshop explores how to coach employees to realize their full performance potential. Cost is $185, which includes lunch. Call 784-4062 or visit http://www.extendedstudies.unr.edu.

“Primary Payroll Skills” development course, 6-9 p.m., UNR’s Redfield Campus building. Eight-session course is ideal for those who are new to the field with limited experience in payroll administration. Cost is $650. Call 784-4062 or visit http://www.extendedstudies.unr.edu.

Sept. 27

NNDA Membership Breakfast Meeting, 7-9 a.m., Dayton Valley Golf Course Clubhouse. “Water’s Impact on Economic Growth.” Visit http://www.nnda.org.

“Executive Presentations” development course, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., UNR’s Redfield Campus. Four-session course develops personal communication skills for public and business presentations. Cost is $675. Call 784-4062 or visit http://www.extendedstudies.unr.edu.

“Strategies for Understanding Financial Statements” development course, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., UNR’s Redfield Campus. One-day course familiarizes supervisors with the language of finance and accounting and basic financial reporting statements to improve the bottom line. Cost is $185, includes lunch. Call 784-4062 or visit http://www.extendedstudies.unr.edu.

Wage and Hour Seminar, 8-11 a.m., Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall. Cost is $25 for Carson City, Dayton, or Carson Valley chamber members and NNDA members, or $35 for non-members. Overview of labor laws for employers who cannot afford to hire an in-house Human Resources expert. Register at http://www.carsoncitychamber.com.

Sept. 28

“Working with the Problem Employee” development course, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., UNR’s Redfield Campus. One-day course helps supervisors learn to identify and analyze employee behaviors that indicate a problem may exist, and to create a more efficient and low-stress work environment. Cost is $185, includes lunch. Call 784-4062 or visit http://www.extendedstudies.unr.edu.

“Budgeting and Contract Management” project management course, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., UNR’s Redfield Campus. Two-day course explores the merits of different types of contracts and reviews contract negotiating skills and techniques.. Cost is $595, includes lunch each day. Call 784-4062 or visit http://www.extendedstudies.unr.edu.

Sept. 29

“Board and Volunteer Development” fundraising course, 9 a.m.-noon, UNR’s Continuing Education Building. One-day course examines fundraising responsibilities of each board member, the six characteristics of an effective board and selecting the best board members and volunteers. Cost is $75 for AFP members and $100 for nonmembers. Call 784-4062 or visit http://www.extendedstudies.unr.edu.

Oct. 3

Sixth annual Silver and Gold Conference, by the Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology, Golden Capital Network and the Sierra Angels, at the Peppermill in Reno. Includes special three-day seminar, “Power of Angel Investing,” which costs $295.

Carson City Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Club, 7:30 a.m., JobConnect, 1929 N. Carson St. $5 for members, $10 for nonmembers. Call 882-1565.

Oct. 4

2006 Northern Nevada Regional Business & Tech Expo, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. followed by NNDA and Nevada Appeal Membership Mixer, 4-6 p.m., Appeal building, 580 Mallory Way. Visit http://www.nnda.org.

Oct. 9-13

Free week-long business writing online seminar. Participants will spent 1 1/2 to 2 hours each day working on the online seminar at their convenience. Sponsored by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism. For information call (301) 668-0366 or e-mail ksweeney77@gmail.com.

Oct. 10

Sparks Chamber Business Forum, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m., John Ascuaga’s Nugget, Rose Ball Room B and Pavilion. Cost $75 per person, includes breakfast and lunch. Table for 8 is $600. Call 358-1976 or visit http://www.sparkschamber.org.

Oct. 18

Carson City Chamber Mixer, 5-7 p.m., Elliot Ames Nevada, 307 W. Winnie Lane. Free for members, $10 for nonmembers. Call 882-1565.

Oct. 24

“Carson City Freeway-The Long and Winding Road,” SVC monthly meeting, 5:30 p.m., Sonny’s Restaurant, Virginia and Longley, Reno. Cost $20, RSVP by Oct. 23. Call (510) 329-6919.

Oct. 25

Governor’s Industry Appreciation Awards dinner, 5:30-8:30 p.m., John Ascuaga’s Nugget, Sparks. Visit http://www.nnda.org or http://www.edawn.org.

Oct. 28

North Tahoe Chamber of Commerce Winter Job Fair, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Sierra Mountain Middle School, 11603 Donner Pass Road, Truckee. Call (530) 581-8734.

Nov. 7

Carson City Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Club, 7:30 a.m., Thunder Canyon Golf Course. $5 for members, $10 for nonmembers. Call 882-1565.

Nov. 15

Carson City Chamber Mixer, 5-7 p.m., Dr. Rhonda Henry’s Health Experience, 321 W. Winnie Lane #3. Free for members, $10 for nonmembers. Call 882-1565.

Nov. 29

NNDA Joint Membership Breakfast Meeting, 7-9 a.m., Carson Valley Inn, Minden. Co-hosted by the Carson Valley Chamber and the Business Council of Douglas County. Visit http://www.nnda.org.

Dec. 5

NNDA annual Christmas Holiday Party Mixer, 5:30-8 p.m., Brewery Arts Center, Carson city. Visit http://www.nnda.org.

Carson City Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Club, 7:30 a.m., GEM Ventures, 4209 S. Carson St.. $5 for members, $10 for nonmembers. Call 882-1565.

Dec. 6

Carson City Chamber of Commerce and Carson City Convention and Visitors Bureau Holiday Open House, 5-8 p.m., 1900 S. Carson St. Call 882-1565.

• To list an event in the weekly business calendar, contact reporter Becky Bosshart at bbosshart@nevadaappeal.com.