Best Bet Business Events for Week of Dec. 16

Posted on Dec 15, 2013 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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The Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce is holding the CONNECT! Local Information for Starting and Growing Businesses Financial Series, set for from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21 at the Brown County Central Library, 515 Pine St., Green Bay. The evening includes networking and complimentary light hors d’oeurves, followed by a presentation, “From the Shoebox to the Spreadsheet” featuring panelists Richard Allcox, Allcox and Associates; B.J. Havlik, SRC Technologies; and Mike Hall, CPA. Call (920) 496-9010 or visit to register.

Tuesday, Dec. 17: The Chamber of Manitowoc County Wellness Council will host an Awareness Lunch on keeping workplaces drug free. The discussion by Annie Short of the Northeast Wisconsin Area Health Education Center is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Holiday Inn, 4601 Calumet Ave., Manitowoc. The event is $10 per person for Chamber and Sail members, and $25 per person for non-members. Lunch is included.  To register, call (920) 684-5575 or email [email protected]

Thursday, Dec. 19: The Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce’s December Business & Breakfast will present the program, “App Happy! Mobile Applications for Your Busy Lifestyle,” from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at the F.K. Bemis Center on the St. Norbert College campus. The cost is $18 for Chamber members, $30 for prospective members. To register, visit

Wednesday, Jan. 1: Applications are due for the next class of the Volunteer Center of Brown County’s leadership development initiative, “Women Growing Leadership Diversity… Sowing Seeds for the Future.”  The program provides women and teenage girls with the opportunity to develop leadership skills during four sessions, held the second Saturday each month, January through April. Members will also be asked to develop a collaborative project that will include some time outside of the regular session hours. Call (920) 429-9445 or visit

Tuesday, Jan. 14: The Heart of the Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a Business Over Breakfast event on healthy recipe makeovers presented by Network Health from 7:45 to 9 a.m. at the chamber office, 101 E. Wisconsin Ave., Kaukauna. The cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members.

Thursday, Jan. 23: The 4th Annual Fox Cities Future 15 Young Professionals Awards, presented by UW-Fox Valley, and Pulse Young Professionals, a program of the Fox Cities Regional Partnership, will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Communication Arts Center at UW-Fox Valley.

Friday, Jan. 31: Prophit Companies will host its second annual business conference: 2014 Servant Leadership Summit, Reach New Heights. The event will be from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at The Marq banquet and catering facility at 3177 French Road in De Pere. The half-day program will be focusing on the two main elements to take your business to new heights: servant leadership and culture. Admission is $225. To register, visit: or contact Meredith Bartos at [email protected] or (920) 435-4878 x108.

Friday, Jan. 31: Nominations for the Rotary Club of Green Bay’s Free Enterprise Award nominations, which honors a business and community leader, are due. Nominees must serve as a company or organization’s president, CEO, or owner and represent a for-profit business that has an office in Brown County. Visit The Free Enterprise Award Banquet will be held on Monday, May 19 at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center.