This week in small business

FROM STAFF REPORTSNovember 5, 2012 

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Business Counseling by SCORE: Nov. 7, 9 a.m.-noon, Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh; counseling by appointment only, call 919-856-4739 to set up an appointment; www.wakegov.com/libraries/events.

Garner Chamber of Commerce Business Exchange Breakfast: Nov. 7, 7:30 a.m.; at Sam’s Club, 2537 South Saunders Street, Raleigh; free for Chamber members and their guests; register online at http://bit.ly/RpD35Q.

Chamber U: Business Plan and Targeting Customers: Nov. 7, 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.; Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce, 300 W. Morgan St., Suite 1400, Durham; cost: free; 919-328-8700; info@durhamchamber.org; www.durhamchamber.org.

Small Business Roundtable: Nov. 7, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce, 104 South Estes Drive, Chapel Hill; free for Chamber members, must register online or contact Chela at ctu@carolinachamber.org; www.carolinachamber.org.

How to Start a Business Seminar: Nov. 7, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.; ECU Willis Building, Greenville; register at http://bit.ly/WtyoDc; information: 252-737-1385 or ecu@sbtdc.org.

Triangle Lunch Talk: author and editor Alice Osborn will present “How Becoming a Published Author Can Give Your Business a Boost,” Nov. 8, 11:30 a.m.; Crystal Palace, 4011 Capital Blvd., Raleigh; Cost: $12.

Certification Workshop for Small and Women-Owned Businesses: Nov. 9, 8 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce; 800 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh; cost: $25 per employee of member firms, $40 non-members; register by Nov. 2; 919-664-7034 or sgaskill@raleighchamber.org; www.raleighchamber.org.

Raleigh Durham Business Referral Networking Social Hour Meet and Greet: Nov. 12; 6:30 p.m.; Lynnwood Grill, 4821 Grove Barton Road, Raleigh; RSVP online at http://bit.ly/PDbrf9.

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