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Thursday, Sep 27 2012 11:38 AM

Get involved: October business calendar

By THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN

Get involved in business events in Bakersfield this October.

Tuesday 10/02

Christian Businessmen's Committee, monthly luncheon with guest Jeremy Staat, founder of the Jeremy Staat Foundation, 11:45 a.m., Hodel's Country Dining, 5917 Knudsen Drive. $13. Reservations, 322-9502.

Downtown Business Association Mix & Mingle Mixer, to salute the new sister City Gardens, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Sister City Gardens, 525 18th St. 325-5892.

Wednesday 10/03

American Society for Safety Engineers, Bakersfield Chapter, meets 7 a.m., Hodel's Country Dining, 5917 Knudsen Drive. $12, includes breakfast. Reservations requested. bakersfield.asse.org or 326-4388.

Market Place Connection, business network monthly luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Hodel's Country Dining, 5917 Knudsen Drive. $15. Email dixiepetals@aol.com or 589-3969.

Tuesday 10/09

"30 Online Tools in 60 Minutes," registration 11:30 a.m., seminar noon to 1 p.m., Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce, 1725 Eye St. $30 members; $60 nonmembers. bakersfieldchamber.org or 327-4421.

"How to Probate a Small Estate: The In's and Out's, with Diane Dodds, Esq., 12:15 to 1:15 p.m., Kern County Law Library, 1415 Truxtun Ave., third floor. kerncountylawlibrary.org or 868-5320.

Wednesday 10/10

Executive Business Roundtable Meeting, discuss general business trends and events, 7 a.m., J & M's Cafe, 10801 Rosedale Highway. 808-0855.

National Association Professional Mortgage Women, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., The Petroleum Club, 5060 California Ave. $20 members; $25 nonmembers. Includes lunch. 342-1652.

Friday 10/12

"Leadership Encounter" Workshop, 8 to 5 p.m., P.A.S. Associates Training Center, 1401 19th St., Suite 110. $95. Reservations required. 631-2628.

Tuesday 10/16

"Planning to Avoid Probate" Workshop, presented by Nancy Oehler, 12:15 to 1:15 p.m., Kern County Law Library, 1415 Truxtun Ave., third floor. kerncountylawlibrary.org or 868-5320.

Wednesday 10/17

"Bakersfield Babes In Business" meeting luncheon, for professional business women, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., The Padre Hotel, 1702 18th St. $18. Reservations, email ann@mccrightagency.com.

16th annual Human Resource Symposium & Expo, keynote speaker Dr. Paul White of "The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace," and lunch speaker comedian Greg Hahn, 7:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., Marriott Hotel, 801 Truxtun Ave. $159 early registration; $179. Visit kcshrm.com or 472-6591.

Quick Start for Supervisors, a nine-week session, 8 to 11:45 a.m., P.A.S. Associates Training Center, 1401 19th St., fist floor. PASassociates.com or 631-2165.

Thursday 10/18

"Working with You is Killing Me!," 8 to 11 a.m., P.A.S. Associates Training Center, 1401 19th St., Suite 110. $95. Registration required. 631-2165.

Boomer Retirement Planning Class, 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, also Oct. 25, and Nov. 1, Larry E. Reider Education Center, 2000 K St. $25. Visit MyRetirementPlanningCoach.com/class/ or 398-9900.

Saturday 10/20

Boomer Retirement Planning Class, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, also Oct. 27 and Nov. 3, Bakersfield College, Science & Engineering 48, 1801 Panorama Drive. $25. Visit MyRetirementPlanningCoach.com/class/ or 398-9900.

Tuesday 10/23

Quick Start Refresher, single session only, 8 to 11:45 a.m., P.A.S. Associates Training Center, 1401 19th St., fist floor. PASassociates.com or 631-2165.

Thursday 10/25

2012 Business Expo, business to business networking, food samples from local caterers and restaurants, vacation getaways, prizes and more, 4 to 8 p.m., Rabobank Convention Center, 1001 Truxtun Ave. $5. 327-4421.

Friday 10/26

Dealing with the Difficult & Irate Customer, 8 to 11 a.m., P.A.S. Associates Training Center, 1401 19th St., Suite 110. $95. Registration required. 631-2165.

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