Best Bet Business Events for Week of Aug. 9

Posted on Aug 11, 2013 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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 The Venture Center at Fox Valley Technical College has scheduled fall sessions for its E-seed entrepreneur training program starting Monday, Sept. 9.  The 15-week program focuses on start-up concepts and early stage entrepreneurial development strategies for aspiring business owners. Sessions will be held at FVTC’s D.J. Bordini Center at 5 Systems Drive on Mondays through Dec. 9. Participants can choose an afternoon session from 1 to 4 p.m. or an evening class from 6 to 9 p.m. The program will be offered at FVTC’s Waupaca Regional Center, 1979 Godfrey Dr., on Wednesdays from Sept. 11 to Dec. 4, and at the Oshkosh Riverside campus, 150 N. Campbell Road, Sept. 12 to Dec. 5. Programs in Waupaca and Oshkosh will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. To register, call (920) 735-5709 or visit The Venture Center also will host the free workshop, “Explore Starting Your Own Business” Monday, Aug. 12 at FVTC’s D.J. Bordini Center, 5 Systems Drive, Appleton. To register, call (920) 735-5709 or visit

Tuesday, Aug. 13: The Heart of the Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a Business Over Breakfast Event “LinkedIn: Turning Connections into Leads” from 8 to 9 a.m. at the chamber office in Kaukauna. The cost is $5 for members and $20 for non-members. To register, visit

Tuesday, Aug. 13: The Fond du Lac County Economic Development Corporation’s Inventors & Entrepreneurs Club will meet at the Elks Club, 33 Sheboygan St., Fond du Lac at 6 p.m. Registration starts at 5 p.m. Speakers include Jeff Kahlow of Big Guy Hats, Judy Gauthier of Bungalow Quilting and Yarn, and Paul Wise of Christianos Pizza. To register, call (920) 929-2928 or email [email protected]. The I&E Club meets during the second Tuesday of every month.

Wednesday, Aug. 14: Women in Management – Fox Cities will host the speaker Erika Flukinger, who will present the topic “Talking About My Generation” from  11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pre-registration is required. Contact: [email protected] or call (920) 735-4844.

Wednesday, Aug. 14: Fox Communities Credit Union will host a presentation on identity theft from 6 to 7 p.m. at its office, 3401 E. Calumet Street, Appleton, and repeat the program Thursday, Aug. 15 at the Tundra Lodge and Conference Center, 865 Lombardi Ave., Green Bay. Presenter Julie Russell, vice-president of operations at Diversified Investigations, has more than 22 years of law enforcement, investigative, and corporate security-related experience. To register, visit or call Becky at (920) 993-3757.

Thursday, Aug. 15: Stellar Blue Web Design will host a Bagels & Brains Summer Social from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at 1580 Lyon Dr. Neenah. The social will offer digital marketing tips and tricks, networking and idea sharing. To register for this free event, go to

Thursday, Aug. 15: The Chamber of Manitowoc County will host the free “Membership 101” program presented by Karen Szyman and Heidi Soodsma from noon to 1 p.m. at The Chamber of Manitowoc County, 1515 Memorial Drive. The program outlines opportunities and services provided to members of The Chamber. Lunch is provided. To register, call (920) 684-5575 or email [email protected].