Wednesday, Jan. 23
“Fact or Fiction: Estate Planning Demystified,” 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Beverly Chamber of Commerce, 100 Cummings Center, Suite 107K. Learn how advance planning can help protect assets for the future. Attorney Julie Low will explain estate-planning documents, including wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts, living trusts, health care proxies, and durable power of attorney. Geriatric care manager Eileen Berman will speak on how to determine an appropriate plan of care. Space is limited; registration required at www.lawofficeofjulielow.com or 978-922-8800.
Joint Networking Event, 7:30 to 10 p.m., Italian Community Center, 300 Rantoul St., Beverly. The Salem and Beverly chambers of commerce will host, with food, drinks and singing. Bring business cards for networking. Entertainment provided by the Northshoremen Chorus. Reserve a spot at 978-744-0004 or email@example.com.
Thursday, Jan. 24
“Annual Labor and Employment Law Update,” 7:45 to 9 a.m., North Shore Chamber of Commerce, 5 Cherry Hill Drive, Suite 100, Danvers. North Shore Chamber of Commerce’s Human Resource Professionals Roundtable will feature Sara Goldsmith Schwartz, managing partner, founder and president of Schwartz Hannum PC. Register at https://www.northshorechamber.org/secure/hr_registration.html or 978-774-8565.
2013 North of Boston Business Plan Competition Info Session, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave. Led by Enterprise Center’s Christine Sullivan and Laura Swanson, session will review guidelines and criteria, offer resources and tips on writing the plan, and answer questions. Free. Applications and full details are available at enterprisectr.org.
Business After Hours, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Land Computer, 21 Caller St., Peabody. Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce presents event for members and prospective members to meet. Refreshments, door prizes and networking. Free/PACC members, $10/nonmembers. 978-531-0384 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
YENS 2.0 Official Launch, 7 to 10 p.m., Vic’s Boathouse, Pickering Wharf, 86 Wharf St., Salem. Young Entrepreneurs of the North Shore event includes networking, photo booth, live music, free food, silent auction, prizes and more. www.yenslaunchparty.eventbrite.com.