Business Calendar for the week of 04/13/14

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Disability Matters with Joyce Bender, 2 p.m., online. Speaker: Wade Henderson, president/CEO, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and The Leadership Conference Education Fund. Visit

Pennsylvania Association of Notaries, 9 a.m., Two Gateway Center. Seminar: "First Time Notary" and at 1 p.m., "Everyday Notary Challenges" --; 1-800-944-8790.


Volunteers of America/Working Order, noon, 1650 Main St., Sharpsburg. Brown bag lunch: "The Importance of Strong Verbal, Written and Electronic Communication Skills." Speaker: Jennifer Greevy, director of executive and leadership communications, Giant Eagle. Call 412-782-5344, ext. 209.

Community College of Allegheny, 6 p.m., Iceoplex at Southpointe, 114 Southpointe Blvd., Canonsburg. Informational session for individuals with disabilities interested in attending college. Call 724-223-1012.

Downtown Business Connections, 7:30 a.m., The Rivers Club, Oxford Centre, Downtown. Meeting. 412-322-6676.

Pittsburgh Social Exchange, 6 p.m., Omni William Penn Hotel, Grand Ballroom, Downtown. 3rd Annual Salute Your Troops Gala. Call 412-265-2315.


Saint Vincent College Small Business Development Center, 9 a.m., 300 Fraser Purchase Road, Latrobe. Program: "The Alternative Financing Forum." Call 724-537-4572 or visit

Turnaround Management Association, 5 p.m., Fairmont Hotel, Downtown. Reception and program: "City of Pittsburgh: A Classic Turnaround Story." Speaker: Kevin Acklin, chief of staff and chief development officer for Mayor Bill Peduto. Call 412-228-5847.

National Association of Corporate Directors -- Three Rivers Chapter, noon, Duquesne Club, 325 Sixth Ave., Downtown. Luncheon and program: "Understanding the Role of Proxy Advisers: Perspectives from ISS." Speaker: Gary Reteiny, president, Institute Shareholder Services. Call 412-228-5841 or visit

Business Calendar appears every Sunday. To propose an item, send it to: Natalie Hill, Business Calendar, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 34 Blvd. of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, fax to 412-263-0908 or email to Items must be received by the Wednesday before publication and should have the telephone number of a daytime contact.

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