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Upcoming: Small-business networking events

Raleigh SCORE’s Legal Aspects of Starting a Business: Oct. 21, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; Oakz, 510 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh; contact Pat McKay at 919-880-9549 or ; register at

Raleigh Business Connections Lunch Networking: Oct. 22, 11:45-1 p.m.; Manchester’s Grill, 9101 Leesville Road, Raleigh; RSVP at

Business and Beers of Wake Forest’s Meetup: Oct. 23, 6:30 p.m.; Gatehouse Tavern, 960 Gateway Commons Circle, Wake Forest; RSVP at

Triangle Business Connections’ Business After Hours: Oct. 28, 5:30 p.m.; Crabtree Tavern, 5300 Homewood Banks Drive, Raleigh; RSVP and more information at

Chapel Hill SCORE’s Welcome to Entrepreneurship: Oct. 28, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce, 104 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill; contact Chris Exton at 919-951-9715; register at

The Support Center’s Create 2,000 Small Business Jobs Campaign Launch: Oct. 30, 7:30-9 a.m.; The Renaissance Hotel, 4100 Main at North Hills, Raleigh; register and more information at

Garner Business Women’s Monthly Luncheon: Nov. 3, noon; Aversboro Restaurant, 1411 Aversboro Road, Garner; RSVP at

Garner Chamber’s Getting the Most Bang for Your Marketing Buck: Nov. 3, 2-3 p.m.; Southeast Regional Library, 908 Seventh Ave., Garner; contact Marsha Bryant at, more information at

Raleigh Chamber’s Business After Hours: Nov. 12, 5:30-7 p.m.; Citrix, 120 S. West St., Raleigh; contact Katie Craig at 919-664-7063; RSVP by Nov. 5 at