Best Bet Business Events for Week of Aug. 13

Posted on Aug 12, 2012 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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The Fond du Lac Association of Commerce’s ACUniversity is hosting the program “Verbal Judo – The Art of Communication,” from 7:30 to 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 28 at the Fond du Lac Police Department at 126 N. Main St. The class, taught by Capt. Aaron Goldstein of the department, discusses the basic communication tools required to effectively deal with people in a highly emotional state. The class will teach attendees how to communicate with confidence in their personal and professional lives, break down barriers to communication, prevent and de-escalate verbal conflicts and diffuse potentially volatile situations. The cost of the class is $25 for Association members, $35 for non-members. Visit or call (920) 921-9500.

  • Tuesday, Aug. 14: The Manitowoc Chapter of Women in Management will host a Garden Tour and Luncheon for area professional women at the Aurora Healthcare Healing Gardens at 5000 Memorial Drive in Two Rivers. Networking and lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. and will be followed by a tour of the gardens. The cost of the event is $10. RSVP at [email protected].
  • Thursday, Aug. 16: SCORE Fox Cities will hold the workshop “Business Planning: Legal Errors and Pitfalls,” presented by business law attorney Kevin Eismann and other attorneys from Epiphany Law in Appleton. The workshop will address topics such as succession planning, protecting intellectual property, limiting liability and identifying funding sources. The cost is $35 per person. Register online at or call the SCORE office at (920) 734-7101.