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March 13, 2013

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Wednesday, March 13

Mix and Mingle, 5:30 to 8 p.m., Ferncroft Country Club, 10 Village Road, Middleton. Join the North Shore Technology Council for a professional networking event with members and guests. Event geared toward executives, business professionals, business owners and business development people interested in expanding their network and making profitable new business connections. Light fare and cash bar available. Free/NSTC members, $25/nonmembers. Register at www.nstc.org/program.

Massachusetts Association of Insurance Women Essex Chapter meeting, The Landing, 7 Central St., Manchester. Networking begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 6 p.m., then a presentation by Tony Constanzo from XS Brokers, who will speak on the Excess & Surplus Market Place/Lloyds of London. MAIW is a nonprofit association affiliated with the National Association of Insurance Professionals; anyone who lives or works in Massachusetts in an insurance-related occupation is invited to join MAIW or attend a meeting. Register at 978-535-3581.

Thursday, March 14

Toastmasters Club of Beverly meeting, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., Acapulcos Restaurant, Cummings Center, Beverly. Develop speaking and leadership skills. Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development. Group meets on the second and fourth Thursday of every month. 978-922-6311, beverlytoastmasters@comcast.net or www.beverlytoastmasters.org.

Social Media: What’s Hot and What’s Not, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave. Workshop will look at some of tricks of the trade when using social media, the pros and cons of these tools, and the tactics necessary to be successful in the social space. Also, workshop will discuss how much time needs to be spent on social media in order to get results. Speaker: Julia Campbell, principal of J Campbell Social Marketing. Co-sponsored by the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center. Free. Register at http://enterprisectr.org.

BackTalk Toastmasters Club meeting, 7 to 9 p.m., Brooksby Village, MacIntosh Building, 100 Brooksby Village Drive, Peabody. Learn how to speak and communicate with confidence by practicing in a supportive environment. Group meets on the second and fourth Thursday of every month. 978-587-3874 or karenfmenor@gmail.com.

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