December 24, 2012 

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Passionate Pioneers of Carolina First Unofficial Meetup: Dec. 27, 4 p.m.-6 p.m.; Bahama Breeze, 3309 Wake Forest Rd., Raleigh; RSVP online at http://bit.ly/SSy1hO.

SCORE Counseling: Jan. 2, 4 p.m.-7 p.m.; Fuquay-Varina Chamber of Commerce Boardroom, 121 North Main St., Fuquay-Varina; cost: free; contact 919-552-4947 for an appointment.

Clayton Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours: Jan. 8, 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m.; DMP Studios, 468 E. Second St., Clayton; contact Sara Perricone at sara@claytonchamber.com; go to http://bit.ly/VVxb2a for information.

Women’s Power Networking: Coffee and Contacts: Jan. 3, 9 a.m.; Panera Bread, Crabtree Valley Mall, 4325 Glenwood, Ave., Raleigh; cost: $1; RSVP online at http://bit.ly/UOTtDL.

North Hills Networking Group: Jan. 8, 6 p.m.; Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston North Hills, 4350 Lassiter Mill Rd. Suite 112, Raleigh; for more information, go to http://bit.ly/VX9XsY.

Kickstart Your Business: Tax Tips: Jan. 8, 7 p.m.; Eva Perry Regional Library, 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Dr., Apex; cost: free; contact: 919-387-2100.

Garner Chamber of Commerce Business Exchange Breakfast: Jan. 9, 7:30 a.m.-9 a.m.; Sam’s Club, 2537 South Saunders St., Raleigh; no cost for chamber members and their guests; contact: Faye Gardner at faye@garnerchamber.com; register online at http://bit.ly/T8p1sq.

Chamber U: Communicating for Growth: Jan. 9., 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.; Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce, 300 W. Morgan St., Suite 1400, Durham; contact: jmclaughlin@durhamchamber.org; register online at http://bit.ly/VXbCP3.

Women Business Owners Network of Cary: Getting Over Your Rainbow: Jan.9, 11:30 a.m.; Prestonwood Country Club, 300 Prestonwood Pkwy., Cary; cost: $30; RSVP online at http://bit.ly/UWKd0R.

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