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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. Deadline is two weeks before event date.

July 15

Connectors Networking Groups, LLC: 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, July 15, LaTasca, 35 Wing St., Arlington Heights. Personal introductions to other professional business people and entrepreneurs, educational and motivational segment, connections, resources. $5 for the first meeting. Visit meetup.com/Connectors-NW-Business-Networking-Group.

LeTip of Schaumburg Networking Group: 7-8:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 15, 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.

Sales Networking Group: 8 a.m. Wednesday, July 15, Prudential Start Realtor, 300 W. Golf Road, Mount Prospect. Mount Prospect Chamber Wednesday Networking Group. (847) 398-6616.

Introduction to the Internet: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 1-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 15, or 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, July 16, Indian Trails Public Library District, 355 S. Schoenbeck Road, Wheeling. Learn the basics of the Internet. Registration is required; call (847) 459-4100 or visit www.indiantrailslibrary.org.

Rolling Meadows Chamber member seminar: 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. or 6-7:30 p.m. Weber Grill, 1010 N. Meacham Road, Schaumburg. Retirement planning seminar and overview of social security and new tax laws. R.S.V.P. to Jeff, (847) 605-4412.

July 16

Execunet: Meets 7:10-8:30 a.m. Thursday, July 9, 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

Mount Prospect Power Net: 7:45 a.m. Thursday, July 16, American Chartered Bank, 111 E. Rand Road, Mount Prospect. Mount Prospect Chamber Thursday Networking Group. (847) 398-616.

Coping with Job Loss: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday, July 16, ECC Fountain Square Campus, room FSQ 439, 51 S. Spring St., Elgin. Free workshop teaches how to cope with the unexpected range of emotions following a job loss. Also learn about ECC and what community services and resources are available in navigating from unemployment to employment. For information, (847) 214-7399.

Rolling Meadows Chamber of Commerce Meadows Success Union Networking: Group one: noon-1 p.m. Thursday, July 16, Rolling Meadows Chamber of Commerce, 2775 Algonquin Road, Rolling Meadows. Tony, (847) 398-1963.

CHAMPPS Networking Blue Group: 7:30-8:34 a.m. Thursday, July 16, Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce, 311 S. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights. Tony, (847) 398-1963.

July 17

Wheeling Prospect Heights Chamber of Commerce: 5-6:30 p.m. Friday, July 17, Don Roth's Blackhawk, 61 N. Milwaukee Ave., Wheeling. Membership orientation on the patio. Appetizers, cash bar. (847) 541-0170.

July 18

Wheeling Prospect Heights Chamber of Commerce: Saturday July 18 and Sunday, July 19, Arlington Park Racetrack, 2200 W. Euclid Ave., Arlington Heights. Free admission by visiting arlingtonpark.com, click tickets, click date, use password WHEEPROS. (847) 541-0170.

July 20

Securing a Job in Today's Economy: 1-2 p.m. Monday, July 20, Student Center Alumni room, ECC main campus, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin. Free workshops for people searching for jobs after being employed for long periods of time. Topics include marketability, managing electronic reputation, job search strategies, more. For information, (847) 214-7399.

Netiquette: 7-8:30 p.m. Monday, July 20, Indian Trails Public Library District, 355 S. Schoenbeck Road, Wheeling. Learn about etiquette for behaving properly in e-mails and other online interactions. Registration is required; call (847) 459-4100 or visit www.indiantrailslibrary.org.

July 21

ProNet: 7:15 a.m. Tuesday, July 21, Ravenswood Bank, 320 E. Northwest Highway, Mount Prospect. Mount Prospect Chamber Tuesday Networking Group. (847) 398-6616.

Rolling Meadows Chamber of Commerce Meadows Success Union: Group two: 7:45-9 a.m. Tuesday, July 21, Weichert Realtors, 1440 Hicks Road, Rolling Meadows. Tony, (847) 398-1963.

CHAMPPS Networking Stare and Stripes Group: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 21, Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce, 311 S. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights. Tony, (847) 398-1963.

Basic Training: 8-9:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 21, Buffalo Grove Chamber of Comemrce, 50 1.2 Raupp Blvd., Buffalo Grove. Meeting for new members, new contacts of current members and current members, who want to brush-up on what the chamber can do for their business. Continental breakfast served. Call (847) 541-7799 to R.S.V.P.

After hours event: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 21, Alexian Brothers Corporate Healthcare Services, 1515 W. Lake St., Hanover Park. July business after hours event sponsored by the Hanover Park Chamber of Commerce. Networking opportunities, prizes, free. R.S.V.P. to (630) 372-2009.

July 22

Business Before Hours event: 7:30-9 a.m. Wednesday, July 22, Sam's Club, 1055 McHenry Road, Wheeling. Network with members of the Buffalo Grove community. Continental breakfast served. (847) 541-7799.

LeTip of Schaumburg Networking Group: 7-8:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 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.

Sales Networking Group: 8 a.m. Wednesday, July 22, Prudential Start Realtor, 300 W. Golf Road, Mount Prospect. Mount Prospect Chamber Wednesday Networking Group. (847) 398-6616.

More Microsoft Word: 11 a.m. to 12:30 or 1-2:30 or 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, Indian Trails Public Library District, 355 S. Schoenbeck Road, Wheeling. Learn new features of Microsoft Word and acquire skills needed for desktop publishing. Registration is required; call (847) 459-4100 or visit www.indiantrailslibrary.org.

Connecters Networking Groups LLC: 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, Hackney's Restaurant on Lake, 1514 E. Lake Ave., Glenview. Monthly networking event. Networking in an upbeat social stmosphere. $5. Carroll, (630) 479-0547 or cmgetconnected2@aol.com.

July 23

Execunet: Meets 7:10-8:30 a.m. Thursday, July 23, 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

Mount Prospect Power Net: 7:45 a.m. Thursday, July 23, American Chartered Bank, 111 E. Rand Road, Mount Prospect. Mount Prospect Chamber Thursday Networking Group. (847) 398-616.

Coping with Job Loss: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday, July 23, ECC Fountain Square Campus, room FSQ 439, 51 S. Spring St., Elgin. Free workshop teaches how to cope with the unexpected range of emotions following a job loss. Also learn about ECC and what community services and resources are available in navigating from unemployment to employment. For information, (847) 214-7399.

July 25

St. Hubert Job Ministry: 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, July 25, Orchard Evangelical Church, 1330 Douglas, Arlington Heights. "What Must Be Said in an Interview" will be the topic. Bob, (847) 925-6005.

July 27

St. Hubert Job Ministry: 7-9:15 p.m. Monday, July 27, St. Hubert Ministry Center, 729 Grand Canyon Parkway, Hoffman Estates. "How to Talk About Your Last Employer" will be presented by Bob Podgorski. (847) 925-6005.

July 28

BG Networkers Group: 7:30-9 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, Buffalo Grove Chamber of Commerce, 50 1/2 Raupp Blvd., Buffalo Grove. Continental breakfast served. Guests welcome. (847) 541-7799 or buffalogrovechamber.org.

ProNet: 7:15 a.m. Tuesday, July 28, Ravenswood Bank, 320 E. Northwest Highway, Mount Prospect. Mount Prospect Chamber Tuesday Networking Group. (847) 398-6616.

CHAMPPS Networking Red Group: 7:15-8:45 a.m. Tuesday, July 28, Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce, 311 S. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights. Tony, (847) 398-1963.

July 29

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

Business marketing seminar: Wednesday, July 29, AIM Headquarters, 533 N. North Court, suite 120, Palatine. The president of Accountability Information Management will present a "Staying in Front of Your Customers" seminar for marketing executives. Free. To register, call Bett, (847) Z 358-8558.

Aug. 5

Rolling Meadows Chamber 2009 golf event: 7 a.m. Rolling Knolls Country Club, 11N260 Rohrssen Road, Elgin. $100 per golfer. Call (847) 398-3730.

Aug. 6

Rolling Meadows Chamber of Commerce Meadows Success Union Networking: Group one: noon-1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6, Rolling Meadows Chamber of Commerce, 2775 Algonquin Road, Rolling Meadows. (847) 398-3730.

Aug. 13

Advantage Networking Group: 7:30-8:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, Wheeling/Prospect Heights Chamber of Commerce office, 395 E. Dundee Road, Suite 450, Wheeling. No cost. Includes continental breakfast.

Starting a Small Business: 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, Rolling Meadows Library, 3110 Martin Lane, Rolling Meadows. The program will cover print and electronic library resources that offer information to get small business owners started. For registration or information, call (847) 259-6050.

Aug. 31

Barrington Area Professional Women: Meets 6-8:30 p.m. Makray Golf Club, 800 S. Northwest Highway, Barrington. Leslie Roberts of Carlisle Collection is featured guest. $35 for members; $40 for guests. R.S.V.P. to Claudia Stearns at (847) 439-5155 before Monday, Aug. 31.

Sept. 3

Barrington Area Professional Women: Meets 6-8:30 p.m. Makray Golf Club, 800 S. Northwest Highway, Barrington. Leslie Roberts of Carlisle Collection is featured guest. $35 for members; $40 for guests. R.S.V.P. to Claudia Stearns at (847) 439-5155 before Monday, Aug. 31.

Sept. 16.

Hanover Park Chamber's golf outing: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, Villa Olivia Country Club, 1401 W. Lake St., Bartlett. $125, golf, cart, dinner; $40 dinner only. Sponsorships available, call (630) 372-2009.

Ongoing

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.

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.