Wednesday, Dec. 5
Grand Opening, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., The Longevity Connection, 152 Sylvan St., Danvers. The Longevity Connection, North Shore Elder Service’s new branch, will host an open house with tours, talks and informal access to the organization’s senior staff, Longevity liaisons, service and product provider professional affiliates, and more. Open to the public, seniors and caregivers. The Longevity Connection provides seniors, those with disabilities and caregivers with full-service access to comprehensive on-site products and resources and social workers who specialize in assessing geriatric needs, services and local knowledge backed by North Shore Elder Services. 978-539-8254 or longevityconnect.org.
Baby Boomer Transition Series Part III: Seven R’s for Creating a New You for Your New Life, 7 to 9 p.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave. Learn about the seven A’s that keep people from experiencing an expansive and dynamic new life after retirement. Then learn the corresponding seven R’s that can free people from the past, actualize their potential and help develop a new sense of self-worth when no longer working full time. Speakers: Jack Beauregard of Successful Transition Planning Institute and Paul Cronin of Business Development for STPI. $15. enterprisectr.org.
Thursday, Dec. 6
Authority Marketing, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave. Learn how to build “authority” and make it part of a marketing strategy. Co-Sponsored by the Mass. Small Business Development Center. Speaker: J.T. O’Donnell of Careerealism. Free. http://authoritymarketing120612.eventbrite.com/#.
Friday, Dec. 7
North Shore Business Forum: Law Review for Small Businesses, 7:30 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Jim Burke of Peabody speaks about how a small business can protect itself. $10 admission includes continental breakfast. www.nsbforum.org.
Tuesday, Dec. 11
Business Counseling, Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce, conference room, 24 Main St., Suite 28, Peabody. Free and confidential counseling to help attendees raise capital and start or grow a business in Massachusetts. Appointments scheduled on first-come, first-serve basis between 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. 978-531-0384.