Wednesday, Oct. 19
SCORE volunteer on duty. Free, confidential small-business counseling and mentoring, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., business reference area, downtown Nashville Public Library. Contact: 862-5837.
Small-business free counseling and mentoring is also available every business day, 9 a.m.-noon, at the SCORE office, 50 Vantage Way, Suite 201. Contact: 736-7621.
Thursday, Oct. 20
Pinnacle Financial Partners workshop, "Smart Cash Flow Management for Business," with David Sturdivant, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. workshop and lunch at Pinnacle West End, 2300 West End Ave. RSVP to Brenda Duckworth at 690-4005 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
Nashville Chapter of American Women in Radio and Television, 11:15 a.m. lunch at Amerigo Restaurant, 1920 West End Ave. Gary Beaty will discuss voiceover work and acting opportunities in Nashville. Members $15; guests $20. To attend, e-mail email@example.com .
Monday, Oct. 24
Career Transition Support Group, 6:30 p.m., Brentwood United Methodist Church, 309 Franklin Road, Brentwood. No charge. Topic: future trends in job searching. Contact Matt LeBlanc at 477-5651 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
Tuesday, Oct. 25
CareerFest 2005, 1:30-6 p.m., Tennessee State Fairgrounds, 500 Wedgewood Ave. Approximately 50 employers will be seeking to interview and hire applicants with a broad range of skills and experiences. Presented by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce with the Middle Tennessee Career Center, Nashville State Community College, Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development and The City Paper. No charge for job seekers. Contact: Blewett Melton at 743-3052 or bmelton@Nashvillechamber.com .
Lessons of Katrina and Rita: The Role of Technology in Preparing for, Surviving and Recovering From a Major Disaster, sponsored by Women in Technology of Tennessee, 4-4:30 p.m. networking, 4:30-6:30 p.m. presentations, Caterpillar Financial, 2120 West End Ave. Local companies with facilities affected by the recent major natural disasters come together to share their experiences and lessons learned. Participating companies currently confirmed include Dialogic Communication Corp, HCA and Caterpillar Financial. Members $25, guests $35. RSVP: email@example.com 
Wednesday, Oct. 26
Law Talk: Workforce Issues in the Hospitality Industry, presented by Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis and the Nashville Business Journal, 7:30-10 a.m., Waller Lansden Conference Center, Nashville City Center, 511 Union St., 27th Floor. Speakers: Walt Baker, CEO, Tennessee Hotel & Lodging Association; Ronnie Hart, president and CEO, Tennessee Restaurant Association; and Merilyn Mangum, general counsel and VP of human resources, Peabody Hotel Group. Admission is $50. Limited seating and registration is required. RSVP by Oct. 21 at 248-2222.
The Business Calendar is compiled by Matt LeBlanc. To join his Tennessee Networking listserve, or to submit your organization's events, contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.