Business Calendar

Wednesday, January 25, 2006 at 1:00am

Wednesday, Jan. 25

Hermitage Career Transition Group, 6:30 p.m., Hermitage United Methodist Church, 205 Belinda Drive. Free and open to the public. 885-4842.

Thursday, Jan. 26

Movers & Shakers QuikConnect (Open to all), 5:30-7:30 p.m., Nashville City Club. Hors d'oeuvres and drink provided. $35 advance registration. www.strategicbusinessnetwork.com for more information and to register.

National Association of Women Business Owners, Nashville Chapter luncheon meeting, 11 a.m., Bound'ry Restaurant, 911 20th Ave. S. Keisha Rivers-Shorty will present "Trials and Tribulations of Entrepreneurship - Moving Forward Following a Crisis." $25 members, $30 nonmembers. 664-6884 or e-mail info@nashvillenawbo.com.

Saturday, Jan. 28

Free IRS training to mark the opening of Volunteer Income Tax Assistance sites throughout the city, 9 a.m., 100 Oaks Mall, second floor, 719 Thompson Lane.

The Nashville Black Business Expo will offer a Nashville Network Event to provide a platform for business owners, executives and professionals to meet in an effort to create synergistic relationships. Attorney Jerry L. Maynard will offer a speech titled "Business Law: The Importance of Incorporation." The event will also feature a speed networking session and a Turbo Tax Business 2006 Software giveaway. The Rhythm Kitchen, 7 p.m., admission is $5. To register for the giveaway, send an e-mail to nbbe@mail.com with your name, contact information and name of your business.

Monday, Jan. 30

HIGHSPEEDnetworking, a speed-networking event of the Career Transition Support Group, 6:30 p.m. Brentwood United Methodist Church, 309 Franklin Road. Free. Reserve at 477-5651 or e-mail mleblanc@ngpusa.com. www.geocities.com/mtctg.

Tuesday, Jan. 31

Business Leaders Masterminding Lunch presented by IBI Global, an entrepreneur support group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Brentwood Grille, 4944 Thoroughbred Lane. 568-4736 or www.ibinashville.com.

Bellevue Chamber New Year mixer/party, 5-6:30 p.m., Chamber Offices, 177A Belle Forest Circle. 662-2737.

Wednesday, Feb. 1

Healthcare Industry QuikConnect, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Nashville City Club. Hors d'oeuvres and drink provided. $35 advance registration. www.strategicbusinessnetwork.com for more information and to register.

Score Volunteer On-Duty offers free confidential small business counseling and mentoring, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Downtown Nashville Public Library, business reference area. 736-7621.

The Business Calendar is compiled by Matt LeBlanc. To join his Tennessee Networking listserve, or to submit your organization's events, contact him at mleblanc@ngpusa.com.

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