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September 12, 2012

Business calendar

Wednesday, Sept. 12

North Shore Technology Council’s 10th anniversary celebration, 5:30 to 9 p.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Council will celebrate 10 years of supporting and growing North of Boston’s technology business community. Includes networking, musical entertainment, silent auction to support the new student STEM scholarship initiative and keynote speaker Bernard Gordon. $65/NSTC members and guests. Register at www.nstc.org or events@nstc.org.

Massachusetts Association of Insurance Women Meeting, 6 p.m., Toscana’s Restaurant, 3 Bourbon St., Peabody. Dinner meeting; business meeting will follow. Lisa Rancourt will speak on the benefits of belonging to the association. The nonprofit association is affiliated with the National Association of Insurance Professionals. Anyone in an insurance-related occupation is invited to join or attend a meeting. 781-258-7370 or jeangosling@concast.net.

Networking for Introverts, 7 to 9 p.m., Tabernacle Congregational Church, 50 Washington St., Salem. Learn how to understand and use the strengths of natural introversion to build networking skills and make experience more satisfying. Workshop led by career counselor Jason Smith. Free; space is limited. Register at www.yoursoulswork.com or 617-935-3451.

Thursday, Sept. 13

Focus on Nonprofits: How to Run Better,More Productive Meetings, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave. Effective facilitation skills help plan and conduct more successful meetings where people communicate well, address the issues and make decisions. Learn techniques that can be used to plan meetings, manage group processes and use problem-solving tools more effectively. Speaker: Jay Carty, consultant, Executive Service Corps. Free. enterprisectr.org.

Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce: Business After Hours, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., North Shore Bank, 32 Main St., Peabody. Opportunity to learn more about North Shore Bank and to expand networking contacts. Bring business cards and elevator speech. Light refreshments served. Free/PACC members, $10/nonmembers. Register at www.peabodychamber.com.

North Shore Computer Society Presentation, 7 p.m., McCarthy Auditorium, Peabody Municipal Light Plant, 201 Warren St. Ext., Peabody. Brian Solomon, an Xfinity Home Security GBR project manager, will discuss Comcast’s equipment, which provides 24-hour home security protection and remote connectivity to home and family. Free. Tech Talk Time will also be held. www.northshorecomputer.org, 888-955-6727.

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