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Published: 3/4/2009 12:07 AM

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Events that help those in the business world network with each other, such as political meetings, chamber events, business outings and job fairs. Send items to nbrcalendar@dailyherald.com two weeks before event date.

March 4

LeTip of Schaumburg Networking Group: 7-8:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 4, Poplar Creek Country Club, 1400 Poplar Creek Drive, Hoffman Estates. Business professionals meet to work together to promote each others businesses. Kevin, (847) 878-6211.

Mount Prospect Chamber Wednesday Networking Group: 8 a.m. Wednesday, March 4, chamber offices, 107 S. Main St., Mount Prospect. (847) 398-6616.

March 5

Power Net: 8 a.m. Thursday, March 5, American Charter Bank, 111 E. Rand Road, Mount Prospect. Hosted by the Mount Prospect Chamber of Commerce. (847) 398-6616.

March 9

HanDI open meeting: 7-9 p.m. Monday, March 9, Park Place, 550 S. Park Blvd., Streamwood. Hanover Township Democrats & Independents host open meeting with guest speaker Jose M. Torres, superintendent of School District U-46, discussing local educational issues. Q & A follows.

St. Hubert Job and Networking Ministry: 7 p.m. March 9, St. Hubert Ministry Center, 729 Grand Canyon, Hoffman Estates. Attorney, Dan Felix presents "Interviewing with an Ounce of Prevention." Bob, (847) 925-6005.

March 10

Networking Nite Meet and Greet: 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, Mint Julep Bistro, 53 W. Slade St., Palatine. Hosted by the Palatine Area Chamber of Commerce along with Mint Julep Bistro. Meet the 2009 chamber board members and network with other professionals. (847) 359-7200.

March 11

Streamwood Chamber of Commerce: Wednesday, March 11, Millrose Restaurants and Banquets, 45 S. Barrington Road, Barrington. Business after hours, bring your business cards, refreshments served.

LeTip of Schaumburg Networking Group: 7-8:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 11, Poplar Creek Country Club, 1400 Poplar Creek Drive, Hoffman Estates. Business professionals meet to work together to promote each others businesses. Kevin, (847) 878-6211.

Mount Prospect Chamber Wednesday Networking Group: 8 a.m. Wednesday, March 11, chamber offices, 107 S. Main St., Mount Prospect. (847) 398-6616.

March 12

Multi-Chamber luncheon: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 12, Abbington Distinctive Banquets, 3S002 Route 53, Glen Ellyn. Keynote address by Patrick G. Ryan, chairman and chief executive officer, Chicago 2016. Topic: "Chicago 2016-Olympic Impact on West Suburban Businesses." $35-$50. (630) 372-2009 or plang@hanoverparkchamber.com.

Power Net: 8 a.m. Thursday, March 12, American Charter Bank, 111 E. Rand Road, Mount Prospect. Hosted by the Mount Prospect Chamber of Commerce. (847) 398-6616.

March 13

How to Write a Resume: 7-8:30 p.m. Friday, March 13, Indian Trails Public Library District, 355 S. Schoenbeck Road, Wheeling. Discuss how to write the perfect resume, or have a resume critiqued. For information or to register, call (847) 459-4100 or visit www.indiantrailslibrary.org.

March 14

St. Hubert Job and Networking Ministry: 9-11 a.m. Saturday, March 14, Saint Isidore Church, 427 W. Army Trail Road, Bloomingdale. Resume Review. Bring your resume for a personal evaluation by one of six human research, search or career counselors. Bob, (847) 925-6005.

March 18

LeTip of Schaumburg Networking Group: 7-8:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 18, Poplar Creek Country Club, 1400 Poplar Creek Drive, Hoffman Estates. Business professionals meet to work together to promote each others businesses. Kevin, (847) 878-6211.

Mount Prospect Chamber Wednesday Networking Group: 8 a.m. Wednesday, March 18, chamber offices, 107 S. Main St., Mount Prospect. (847) 398-6616.

March 19

Power Net: 8 a.m. Thursday, March 19, American Charter Bank, 111 E. Rand Road, Mount Prospect. Hosted by the Mount Prospect Chamber of Commerce. (847) 398-661.

March 23

St. Hubert Job & Networking Ministry: 7 p.m. Monday, March 23, St. Hubert Ministry Center, 729 Grand Canyon, Hoffman Estates. Nick Koclanis, executive recruiter, Career Education Corporation (retired), presents "Establishing Rapport with the Interviewer." Bob, (847) 925-6005.

March 25

Greater Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce Networking Group: 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, Philly G's, 1252 E. Highway 45, Vernon Hills. Network with members, bring a business neighbor, expand your base of leads and contacts. $17 includes lunch. Reservations to (847) 793-2409.

LeTip of Schaumburg Networking Group: 7-8:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 25, Poplar Creek Country Club, 1400 Poplar Creek Drive, Hoffman Estates. Business professionals meet to work together to promote each others businesses. Kevin, (847) 878-6211.

Mount Prospect Chamber Wednesday Networking Group: 8 a.m. Wednesday, March 4, chamber offices, 107 S. Main St., Mount Prospect. (847) 398-6616.

March 26

Power Net: 8 a.m. Thursday, March 26, American Charter Bank, 111 E. Rand Road, Mount Prospect. Hosted by the Mount Prospect Chamber of Commerce. (847) 398-6616.

March 28

St. Hubert Job and Networking Ministry: 7 p.m. Saturday, March 28, Immanuel Lutheran Church, 200 Plum Grove Road, Palatine. "Ten Keys to a Great Business After Age 50."

Bob, (847) 925-6005.

April 6

Schaumburg Grandparents as Caregivers: 10-11:30 a.m. Monday, April 6, 701 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg. Friendship and support for grandparents raising or baby-sitting their grandchildren. Free child care. Linda, (847) 640-9590.

April 7

EAlliance meets: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, Hyatt Place, 1851 McConnor Parkway, Schaumburg. Business networking group for small business owners and entrepreneurs.

April 13

St. Hubert Job and Networking Ministry: 7 p.m., St. Hubert Ministry Center, 729 Grand Canyon, Hoffman Estates. David Valentine, executive recruiter presents, "Deciding Factors in Job Competition." Bob, (847) 925-6005.

April 16

St. Hubert Job & Networking Ministry: 7 p.m. Thursday, April 16, Village Presbyterian Church, 1300 Shermer Road, Northbrook. Dr. Stephen A. Laser, Psychologist to Organizations, Chicago, will present. "The Psychology of the Interview." Learn about the interview from the other side of the desk. Bob, (847) 925-6005.

Meadows Success Union: This is a networking group of business professionals sponsored by the Rolling Meadows Chamber of Commerce who refer business to each other. Meetings are held at the Rolling Meadows Chamber of Commerce offices, 2775 Algonquin Road. For meeting information for the various MSU groups, call (847) 398-1963.

Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group: 1:30 to 3 p.m. the third Thursday of each month in the lower level conference room of Lutheran General Hospital's Nesset Pavilion, 1775 Ballard Road in Park Ridge. Co-sponsored by Advocate Medical Group and the Alzheimer's Association. Meetings are free and no registration is required. Call (847) 318-2501

Execunet: Meets 7:10-8:30 a.m. Thursdays; Radisson Hotel, Algonquin Road, Rolling Meadows. Networking exclusive group of professionals that give and receive referrals to increase each others business possibilities. Call Mark Berberick, (847) 385-3086 for an interview. mhaypchef@aol.com

MS support group: Meet and talk with others with Multiple Sclerosis at 10 a.m. the third Wednesday of the month at the Elk Grove Village Library, 1001 Wellington. People living with MS, and caregivers are welcome. Call (630) 860-0281.

CHAMP'S: This is a networking group of business professionals who refer business to each other. Meetings are held at the Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce offices, 311 S. Arlington Heights Road. For meeting information for the various CHAMPS groups, call (847) 398-1963.

Small Business Resource Group: Rolling Meadows Chamber of Commerce members meet on a monthly basis to provide selected business topic education to small business owners and answer questions from small business owners regarding business issues by its panel of business experts. Free to new and established business owners. For more information, call (847) 398-1963.

Dynamic Link: Professional women who meet to share new leads, networking opportunities and valuable business tips, meet at Egg Harbor Cafe in Arlington Heights 7:15-8:30 a.m. Thursdays. Call Margaret Hay, (847) 895-8022 or mhaypchef@aol.com.

LeTip International: Meets at 7 a.m. Thursdays at Omega, 9100 W. Golf Road, Niles. Professionals seeking new leads, networking opportunities and valuable business tips are invited. Call (815) 728-1483 or e-mail jvhansen@letip.com or www.LeTip.com.

Advantage Networking Group: 7:30-8:30 a.m. second Thursday of the month; Wheeling/Prospect Heights Chamber of Commerce office, 395 E. Dundee Road, Suite 450, Wheeling. No cost. Includes continental breakfast.