Northwest suburban networking

 
 
Published: 3/18/2009 12:01 AM

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.

Palatine Historical Society: 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, Palatine Public Library, 700 N. Court, Palatine. At the Palatine Historical Society's March meeting, Sara Marcus of the Chicago History Museum will present "Chicago on Screen," a history of the Chicago area as seen through television and film. For details, call (848) 991-6460.

Jump Start Your Business: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 18, Mount Prospect Public Library, 10 S. Emerson St. Marketing professional Dan Quiery discusses best practices, tips and suggestions for developing and maximizing person-to-person networking opportunities by building relationships. To register, (847) 253-5675 or mppl.org/events.

March 21

Job seekers workshop: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21, Prospect Heights Public Library, 12 N. Elm St. Oscar Adler, author of "Sell Yourself in Any Interview," presents an interactive workshop on successful interviewing skills. Register at (847) 259-3500, ext. 35 of phpl.info.

Candidate forum: 10 a.m. Saturday, March 21, Indian Trails Public Library at 355 S. Schoenbeck Road, Wheeling. Presented by the League of Women Voters Arlington Heights-Mount Prospect-Buffalo Grove Area. Candidates will answer questions submitted by the audience. Those invited to participate include candidates running for president of Wheeling, mayor of Prospect Heights, and Indian Trails Public Library District Board. For information, call Judith O. Royal, (847) 259-5838.

March 22

Cool Cities meeting: 3-4:30 p.m. Sunday, March 22, Arlington Heights Memorial Library, 500 N. Dunton Ave., Arlington Heights. Representatives from the Sierra Club-Arlington Heights Chapter will present a talk on the Cool Cities agreement. Residents of Arlington Heights can attend to discuss interests and concerns about carbon levels.

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.

Meet the candidate: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays, Mar. 26 and April 2, 314 N. Elmhurst Ave., Mount Prospect. Meet and greet for Patricia Bird, candidate for Mount Prospect mayor in the April 7 election. Coffee and light appetizers will be served and literature will be available for interested voters. Adults and interested individuals only.

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 2

Meet the candidate: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 2, 314 N. Elmhurst Ave., Mount Prospect. Meet and greet for Patricia Bird, candidate for Mount Prospect mayor in the April 7 election. Coffee and light appetizers will be served and literature will be available for interested voters. Adults and interested individuals only.

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.

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.

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.