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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.

April 22

Making Your Money Last in Retirement: 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, Arlington Heights Senior Center, 1801 W. Central Road, Arlington Heights Memorial Library, 500 N. Dunton Ave., Arlington Heights. Participants will discuss stretching retirement dollars to insure they don't outlive their money. Free; no registration needed. Visit www.ahml.info or call (847) 392-0100.

LeTip of Schaumburg Networking Group: 7-8:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 22, 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, April 22, chamber offices, 107 S. Main St., Mount Prospect. (847) 398-6616.

Networking Extravaganza: 4:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, The Meadows Club, 1950 W. Golf Road, Rolling Meadows. $10 before 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 22; $20 after. (847) 398-3730.

Brown Bag Luncheon: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 22, Rolling Meadows Chamber of Commerce, 2775 Algonquin Road. "How Unemployment Taxes Will Impact Small Businesses." $10-$20. R.S.V.P to (847) 398-3730.

April 23

Career and resume writing seminar: 7-9 p.m. Thursday, April 23, DePaul University, Rolling Meadows Campus, 2550 Golf Road, #225, Rolling Meadows. Steve Provenzano, author of six career books speaks. $35; $40 at the door. Register at (630) 289-6222.

Premier Business Expo and Networking event: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 23, Elk Grove Park District Pavilion, 1000 Wellington Ave., Elk Grove Village. Hosted the Greater O'Hare Association and Elk Grove Chamber of Commerce. Networking event with over 100 businesses showcasing their products and services. Exhibit space $425. Admission to the expo is free. (630) 773-2944.

April 25

Organizing Your Job Search: 9 a.m. Saturday, April 25, St. Raymond de Penafort Church, Lincoln at Elmhurst avenues, Mount Prospect. Keynote speaker, Steve Rosenblum. Register at henqui.net.

April 27

St. Hubert Job and Networking Ministry: 7 p.m. Monday, April 27, St. Hubert Ministry Center, 729 Grand Canyon, Hoffman Estates. Sheila Glazov, author, discusses "What Color is Your Job Brain." Bob, (847) 925-6005.

April 29

Morningstar Financial Training: 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, Arlington Heights Memorial Library, 500 N. Dunton Ave., Arlington Heights. An online seminar on how to use the Morningstar financial. Free. Register at www.ahml.info or call (847) 392-0100.

LeTip of Schaumburg Networking Group: 7-8:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 29, 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, April 28, chamber offices, 107 S. Main St., Mount Prospect. (847) 398-6616.

April 30

Get Connected networking mixer: 8:30-9:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 6, Elgin Community College, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin. Register before Thursday, April 30. Streamwood Chamber of Commerce host networking mixer open to all businesses in and around the area including members from any chamber of commerce. (630) 837-5200 or exwc.director@streamwoodchamber.com.

May 4

Grandparents as Caregivers: 10-11:30 a.m. Monday, May 4, Our Savior Methodist Church, 701 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg. Support and topics to inform. Linda, (847) 640-9590. Sponsoredc by Children's Home and Aid Society, a Community Partner of Action for Children and District 54.

May 5

Buffalo Grove Chamber membership lunch: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 5, Grove Banquets at the Schwaben Center, 301 N. Weiland Road, Buffalo Grove. Guest speaker Ginger Zee, NBC5 meteorologist and green advocate, discusses "Severe Weather." $17-$22, guests welcome. (847) 541-7799.

May 9

St. Hubert Job and Networking Ministry: 9-11 a.m. Saturday, May 9, Orchard Evangelical Free Church, 1330 N. Douglas, Arlington Heights. Bring you resume for a personal evaluation by qualified counselors. All occupation levels, bring a friend. Bob, (847) 925-6005.

May 11

St. Hubert Job and Networking Ministry: 7 p.m. Monday, May 11, St. Hubert Ministry Center, 729 Grand Canyon, Hoffman Estates. "Creating a working Accountability Group," presented by Jerry Aurigemma and Don Oehlert. Bob, (847) 925-6005.

May 12

Buffalo Grove Networkers Group: 7:30-9 a.m. Tuesdays, May 12 and May 26, Buffalo Grove Chamber office, 50 1/2 Raupp Blvd. Continental breakfast served. (847) 541-7799.

May 13

BG Chamber Home-Based Business Professionals Group: 11:30 a.m.-noon Wednesday, May 13, Buffalo Grove Chamber office, 50 1/2 Raupp Blvd. Network and discuss issues with other home-based business professionals.

Lunch and Learn Series: Noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, Buffalo Grove Chamber officer, 50 1/2 Raupp Blvd. "Effective Expos" featuring Peter Lineal of Plum Grove Printers and Eric Zitron of Village Profile. $10 for nonmembers. (847) 541-7799.

May 19

St. Hubert Job and Networking Ministry: 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 19, Queen of the Rosary Church, 750 Wlk Grove Blvd., Elk Grove Village. Bring your resume for a personal evaluation by professionals. All occupation levels. Bob, (847) 925-6005.

May 26

Buffalo Grove Networkers Group: 7:30-9 a.m. Tuesday, May 26, Buffalo Grove Chamber office, 50 1/2 Raupp Blvd. Continental breakfast served. (847) 541-7799.

May 27

St. Hubert Job and Networking Ministry: 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, St. Hubert Ministry Center, 720 Grand Canyon, Hoffman Estates. "The Dynamic Job Search," by Peter Cahill. Formal networking follows. Bob, (847) 925-6005.

May 30

St. Hubert Job and Networking Ministry: 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, May 30, St. Isidore Church, 432 Army Trail Road, Bloomingdale. Bob Podgorski talks about "Consulting as a Career Option." (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.