NORTH ANDOVER — The Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a networking breakfast from 7:45 to 9 a.m. at Burtons Grill, 145 Turnpike St. Cost is $10 for members, $20 for nonmembers. For more information or to register, call 978-686-0900 or visit merrimackvalleychamber.com.
ANDOVER — The Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Human Resource Association will present “Holding Staff Accountable” from noon to 1:30 p.m. at The Chateau, 131 River Road. Includes a complete hot luncheon. Cost is $22 for MVHRA members, $25 for MV Chamber members, $45 for nonmembers. For more information or to register, call 978-686-0900 or visit merrimackvalleychamber.com.
HAVERHILL — The Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce will host a Business After Hours networking event from 5 to 7 p.m. at Hampton Inn, 106 Bank Road. The event will feature complimentary drinks and food, as well as networking, raffles and tours of the Inn. Cost is $10 for Chamber members and $15 for nonmembers. To register or for more information, contact Jen Cantwell at 978-373-5663 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
MANCHESTER — The McLane Law Firm, located at 900 Elm St., 10th floor, will present “How Businesses Can Minimize the Impact of the Affordable Health Care Act“ from 8 to 9 a.m. The event begins with registration, breakfast and networking at 7:30 a.m. Although the health care reform individual and employer mandates do not take effect until 2014, employers need to begin preparations this year. Attendees will learn how to plan for 2014 as well as review the requirements taking effect in 2013. Free, but seating is limited. For more information or to register, call 603-625-6464 or email email@example.com.
ATKINSON — Career Resources, a local nonprofit agency working with people who have disabilities and other barriers in the Merrimack Valley, will host its annual Spring Fling Silent and Live Auction at the Atkinson Country Club, 85 Country Club Drive. Tickets are $30 each. For more information, to make a donation or to purchase tickets, contact Bonnie Michaleas at 978-374-9122, ext. 228. Pay through Pay Pal at crc-mass.org.