April 14

ANDOVER — Karin Anell, a communication coach and trainer with The Speech Improvement Company, Inc., will present “Steps to Successful Communication During Your Job Search - How to Look, How to Sound, What to Say,” to the Temple Emanuel of Andover Networking Group at 6:30 p.m. The ability to present oneself and ideas clearly and with confidence is a valuable asset in a job interview. But there are other secrets to nailing that job, including honing listening skills and comfortably making persuasive arguments. During this presentation, Anell will teach some skill-based techniques to make one’s job hunt a success. As a seasoned communication professional, Anell helps individuals and corporations become more effective in their communication. Temple Emanuel is located at 7 Haggetts Pond Road in Andover. For more information, visit templeemanuel.net or call 978-470-1356.

April 15

SALISBURY — The Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a business networking event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Seaglass/BlueSky Lounge, 4 Oceanfront North. Guests will enjoy hors d’oeuvres and beverages as well as a raffle for door prizes. Admission is $10 for members and $20 for nonmembers. To register or for more information, visit merrimackvalleychamber.com or call 978-686-0900.

April 27

NORTH ANDOVER — Women in Business Series with Mass. State Auditor Suzanne Bump from noon to 1:15 p.m. at the China Blossom, 946 Osgood St. The Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce is hosting the luncheon program. Attendees will enjoy a hot buffet and soft drinks. The cost is $25 for members and $45 for nonmembers. To register for this event, visit merrimackvalleychamber.com or call 978-686-0900 to learn more.


ANDOVER — LeTip Merrimack Valley Executives, a business networking group, meets on Wednesdays, from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at the Atria at Marland Place, 15 Steven St. Bring business cards to hand out. Free admission for guests. For more information, call Paul Lambert at 978-609-6420 or email PDLLAW@comcast.net.

LAWRENCE — Valleyworks Career Center, located at 439 South Union St., Suite 106, hosts a Networking for Professionals Group every Monday from 1 to 3:30 p.m. This group is open to those who have a professional attitude about their career, are interested in networking and are focused on moving their career forward. Attendees must register for each weekly event. Membership is required, but at no cost. For more information or to register, call 978-722-7000 or visit valleyworks.cc.

ANDOVER — The Networking Group meets one Tuesday each month from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Temple Emanuel, 7 Haggetts Pond Road, in Andover. Past speakers have included professional recruiters, career counselors, human resource professionals, marketing leaders, business owners and many others. New sponsorships are always welcome to help defray costs. For more information, contact Brotherhood President Mitchell Schneir at 978-470-1356. Visit templeemanuel.net for a complete schedule.

LAWRENCE — The Service Corps of Retired Executives provides free and confidential assistance to those seeking to start or expand their business. Counseling appointments are available each Thursday beginning at 10 a.m. at the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce Building, 264 Essex St. Public parking is available behind the building. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 978-686-0900.

METHUEN — The Loop Chapter of BNI in Methuen meets every Wednesday, 7 to 8:30 a.m. at the Days Hotel and Conference Center, 159 Pelham St. For information about BNI, contact Chapter President Michael Wendt at 978-239-0281 or email Info@RoleModelInstitute.com.

GEORGETOWN — The Town and Country Chapter of Business Networking International meets every Thursday at noon at the Georgetown VFW, Route 133. Offers an opportunity for businesses to meet and exchange business referrals through word-of-mouth advertising. Free for visitors, members pay a membership fee. For more information, call Gary Cohen at 978-374-6600.

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