National Association for Corporate Directors -- NACD Three Rivers Chapter, 11:45 a.m., Duquesne Club, 325 Sixth Ave., Downtown. Luncheon and panel: "Improving the Nonprofit and CEO partnership." Call 412-253-7514.
The South Hills Chamber of Commerce, 9 a.m., Panera's in the Galleria, Mt. Lebanon. South Hills Small Business Institute Workshop: "Networking: Turning Contacts into Contracts." Speaker: Lois Bradley, The Bradley Partnerships, Inc. Call 412-306-8090 or visit www.shchamber.org
Disability Matters with Joyce Bender, 2 p.m., online. Speaker: Charlie Lavelle, chief executive officer, Variety the Children's Charity of Pittsburgh. Visit www.voiceamerica.com
Business Referral Network of Pittsburgh -- Squirrel Hill Chapter, 7:30 a.m., Crazy Mocha, 2100 Murray Ave., Squirrel Hill. Networking. Call Sue Lauer at 412-388-1250 or visit www.getgreatreferrals.com
Saint Vincent College Small Business Development Center, 9 a.m., 300 Fraser Purchase Road, Latrobe. Seminar: "6 Steps to a Better Business." Call 724-537-4572.
Downtown Business Connections, 7:30 a.m., The Rivers Club, Oxford Centre, Downtown. Meeting. Call Ed Heal at 412-322-6676.
Volunteers of America/Working Order, 8:30 a.m., 1650 Main St., Sharpsburg. Disability Resource Breakfast: "Diabetes 101 and Work." Speaker: Terri Seidman, associate director, American Diabetes Association of Western Pennsylvania. Call 412-782-5344.
International Association of Electrical Inspectors -- Western PA Chapter, 7:30 p.m., Gaetano's Banquet Center, 1617 Banksville Road, Beechview. Meeting. Call 412-255-8873.
Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, 11:30 a.m., The Rivers Club, Oxford Centre, Downtown. Meeting: "Intersection of Media, Ethics and Fundraising." Panel: Daivd Caliguiri, president, Caliguiri Group; Janet Emery, principal, J. Emery Consulting, Inc.; Dana Jarvis, adjunct professor, Duquesne University; and Karl Skutski, president, The Tobin Group.
The Women's Business Network -- Waterfront Chapter, 6 p.m., Eat'n Park, 245 E. Waterfront Drive, Homestead. Fall networking and recruiting event. Call Susy at 412-398-6074.
SCORE, 8 a.m., PNC-YMCA, 236 Fifth Ave., Downtown. Small Business Basic Workshop, covering business plan development, record keeping, taxes, financing, marketing and legal aspects. Visit www.scorepittsburgh.orgdatelinepittsburgh
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