Wednesday, Nov. 6
Executive Breakfast Forum, 7:15 a.m., Ipswich Country Club, 148 Country Club Way, Ipswich. The North Shore Chamber of Commerce Executive Breakfast Forum will feature a talk by Congressman John Tierney. Breakfast and networking begin at 7:15 a.m., followed by the program from 8 to 9 a.m. $35 chamber members, $55 nonmembers. Registration and details at www.northshorechamber.org or 978-774-8565.
Million Dollar Women Symposium, 8 to 11:30 a.m., Hawthorne Hotel, Salem. Ninth annual event features a panel of women who have created and are leading their own companies. Keynote speaker: Margaret McKenna, president emeritus of Lesley University, former president of the Walmart Foundation. Panelists: Fuchsia McInerney, chief executive officer, Pearse Street Inc.; Gayle Piraino, founder and president, GAP Promotions; Joan Brooks, cofounder and chief operating officer, Garbrook Knowledge Resources; and Sue B. Zimmerman, owner and founder, Sue.B.Do and Sue B. Zimmerman Enterprises. Tickets purchased before Oct. 26 cost $30, and $35 thereafter. Admission includes full breakfast. Reserve a spot at http://milliondollarwomen110613.eventbrite.com. www.enterprisectr.org, 978-542-7523.
Dinner & Ankeles Award Ceremony, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., Spinelli’s Function Facility, Route 1 South, Lynnfield. The Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its 82nd annual dinner featuring Hank Phillippi Ryan as keynote speaker. The annual dinner honors the recipient of the Ankeles Award and includes speeches, professional networking, and an introduction of the new members of the board of directors. Cocktail reception at 5:30 p.m.; dinner, installation, and awards presentation at 6:30 p.m. All tickets must have been purchased 72 hours prior to the event. www.peabodychamber.com.
Thursday, Nov. 7
Toastmasters Club of Beverly Meeting, 7:30 a.m., Acapulco’s Family Mexican Restaurant, Cummings Center, Beverly. The Toastmasters Club of Beverly will meet. Contact Roberta at 617-755-6331, or visit www.beverlytoastmasters.org for more information.
Fundraising for Nonprofits, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Workshop covers the basic skills, training and experience needed to be an effective fundraiser; the realistic job description and budget; how to measure effectiveness; communications; and relationships with the chief executive officer, chief financial officer and development committees. Speaker: Jack Good, vice president, community relations manager, People’s United Bank. Free. Details and registration at http://fundingfornonprofits110713.eventbrite.com.