Supervisor’s Connection: Creating Highly Functioning Teams, 8 to 10 a.m., North Shore Community College’s Institute for Corporate Training and Technology, 100 Cummings Center, Suite 121E, Beverly. Claudette Rowley, a certified coach, consultant and trainer, will facilitate discussions on team building and what highly functioning teams entail. $39 admission includes continental breakfast. Registration at 978-236-1242 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
91st Celebrate Salem Awards Dinner, 6:30 p.m. cocktails, 7:30 p.m. dinner and presentations, Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St., Salem. Join the Salem Chamber, Mayor Kim Driscoll, Rep. John Keenan, Sen. Joan Lovely and more than 250 attendees in recognizing individuals and businesses for their accomplishments. Individual tickets for the awards dinner are $100, and sponsorship opportunities range from Entertainment Sponsor to Title Sponsor. www.salem-chamber.org or 978-744-0004.
Thursday, April 25
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, email@example.com or www.beverlytoastmasters.org.
“Focus on Non-Profits: Combating Employee Burnout,” 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave. Find out what happens when nonprofits or for-profit enterprises operate with decreasing resources and increasing demand for services. Staff burnout becomes a serious risk. Learn the tools and strategies that can prevent and reverse burnout, what to watch for and what to do about it, practices to recognize, and retain employees to feedback and communication. Speaker: Marianne Mortara, consultant, ESC of New England. Free. Register at http://enterprisectr.org.
Lunch & Leads, noon to 1:30 p.m., Su-Chang’s Chinese Cuisine, 373 Lowell St., Peabody. Network with Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce members and sample menu specialities from one of the chamber’s member restaurants. Attendees should prepare a 60-second “elevator pitch” and share information about their businesses. Registered attendees will be emailed the participant list with contact names and addresses. $17/members, $30/nonmembers. Register at www.peabodychamber.com.