Best Bet Business Events for the week of Sept. 15

Posted on Sep 15, 2014 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
Sean P. Johnson
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Tuesday, Sept. 16: Fox Communities Credit Union will host two sessions of a free seminar for business professionals on steps towards a more civil and productive work environment. The first will be Tuesday, Sept. 16 at the Urban Hope Entrepreneur Center, 439 S. Jackson St., Green Bay. The second is Thursday, Sept. 18 at Fox Communities Credit Union, 3401 E. Calumet St., Appleton. Each seminar begins a 7:30 a.m. and end at 9 a.m. Register at or call Susan at (920) 419-8531.

Wednesday, Sept. 17: SCORE Fox Cities and Fox Valley Technical College present The Affordable Healthcare Act Today from 8 to 11 a.m. at The Bordini Center, Fox Valley Technical College, 5 Systems Drive, Appleton. This program will provide a background on how the Affordable Healthcare Act applies to Small Business and individuals. Information and registration:

Thursday, Sept. 18:Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce Business & Breakfast, 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., F.K. Bemis Conference Center on the St. Norbert College campus. Speaker Lee Bouche, Employee Resource Center, will highlight ways to tap into employees’ sense of purpose and passion to reconnect and re-engage them in their jobs, offering specific strategies for small business owners and managers. Cost: $20 for members, 40 for prospective members. Registration deadline is Tuesday, Sept. 16, visit

Thursday, Sept. 18: An “Investors’ Edge” workshop outlining best practices and trends in investing in startup companies from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Fox Valley Technical College’s D.J. Bordini Center, 5 N. Systems Dr., room 103, Appleton. Cost is $40, which includes lunch, a reception and a 50-plus page workbook, for Wisconsin Angel Network and Wisconsin Innovation Network members and $75 for non-members. For information, visit or

Tuesday, Sept. 30: The “Fashions from the Heart” fashion show, hosted by the St. Vincent Hospital Auxiliary, will be held at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center, 2040 Airport Dr., Green Bay, 5 p.m. Dinner is at 6:30 p.m. and the fashion show is at 7:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit the addition of a Hybrid Operating Room to St. Vincent Hospital’s Heart & Vascular Center. Tickets are $35, or $350 for a table of 10. Corporate tables are $500. Purchase tickets at the St. Vincent Hospital Gift Shop, or call (920) 433-8561.

Monday, Oct. 14:The St. Norbert College CEO Breakfast & Strategy Series will feature Chris Lofgren of Schneider National speaking on “Leadership, Culture & Long-Term Competitive Advantage.” This is the first in the seven-speaker series. The cost is $60 or $450 for the entire series. All sessions are from 7:30 to 830 a.m. Lofgren will speak at the F.K. Bemis International Center at St. Norbert College.To register, contact [email protected]