Lunch & Leads, 1:30 to 3 p.m., Karl’s Sausage Kitchen & European Market, 1 Bourbon St., Peabody. Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce event. Sample the menu specialties of a PACC member restaurant, meet and greet fellow chamber members, and share a 60-second elevator pitch. Registered attendees will receive the participant list with contact names and email addresses. Speaker: Jim Healey. $17/members, $25/nonmembers. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, Oct. 31
October Supervisors’ Connection: Personnel Files — What Belongs and Where it Belongs, 8 to 10 a.m., North Shore Community College’s Institute for Corporate Training and Technology, 100 Cummings Center, Suite 121E, Beverly. Facilitated discussions led by Gni Grossman, an HR generalist, for attendees to learn what employee documentation employers are required to retain and for how long. Seminar covers best practice checklists and practical guidelines for what to keep and where. $39/person, includes continental breakfast. 978-236-1242 or email@example.com.
Thursday, Nov. 1
Financing Your Business: Do You Qualify, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave. Learn how a lender looks at a loan request; credit quality, cash flow and collateral are key. Presentation will focus on preparing an existing business or startup venture for financing. Sources of capital, including SBA guaranteed bank loans, will be discussed. Speaker: Paul Shaughnessy of Lincoln Consulting Group Inc. Free. enterprisectr.org.
New Member Reception, 5 to 7 p.m., Red LuLu Cocina & Tequila Bar, 94 Lafayette St., Salem. North Shore Chamber of Commerce will host. Meet chamber staff, board of directors, new chamber members and more. www.northshorechamber.org or 978-774-8565.
Friday, Nov. 2
North Shore Business Forum: “Clean up your email and desktop,” 7:30 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Nancy Black of Beverly’s Organization Plus will discuss how to de-clutter and streamline one’s desktop and email. $10 admission includes continental breakfast. www.nsbforum.org.
Saturday, Nov. 3
Grand Reopening Ceremony, 10 a.m., Insideout Health & Wellness, 162 Main St., Wenham. Ribbon-cutting ceremony with Wenham Board of Selectmen Chairwoman Molly Martins and Vice Chairman Patrick Wilson.