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The Week Ahead: Jan. 14-18


The Week Ahead is a listing of calendar items and networking events published each Monday in GSA Morning Blend. Submit an item here for inclusion in the weekly listing. Include description, date, time, location, address, cost, website and contact information.

Legislative Delegation Breakfast
Greenville City Council will have its annual legislative delegation meeting and breakfast. Monday, 8 a.m. Sage Automotive, CU-ICAR, 5 Research Drive, Greenville.

Greenville City Council
Meets Monday, 5:30 p.m. Greenville City Hall, 206 S. Main St., Greenville.

Survival by Partnerships
The Anderson Chamber hosts Eleanor Dunlap, co-founder of SE Consulting Inc. and lead facilitator of LiveWell Greenville, for a discussion titled, Survival by Partnerships: Cooperate, Collaborate, Consolidate or Close. Tuesday, noon. United Way of Anderson County, 907 N. Main St., Anderson. Costs $5 per person. Register.

Business After Hours
The Greenville Chamber hosts this networking event. Tuesday, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Hyatt Regency, 220 N. Main St., Greenville. Register.

Healthcare Providers Network
The Greenville Chamber hosts the Healthcare Provider Network, which works to create an environment that delivers world-class health care to the local community. Tuesday, 7:30 to 9 a.m. Greenville Chamber, 24 Cleveland St., Greenville. Free. Register.

Handshakes and Hashbrowns
The Greer Chamber hosts this networking event. Wednesday, 8 to 9 a.m. Chef 360, 130 Johns Road, Suite C, Greer.

Salt Sense
Learn guidelines for eating less sodium, which can help manage congestive heart failure and hypertension. Wednesday, 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m. Greenville Hospital System Life Center, 875 W. Faris Road, Greenville. Free. Register.

Sales U Sales Training: Lead Generation
The Greenville Chamber hosts a monthly training session for sales professionals to share best practices, learn new ideas and hone skills that will increase sales performance. Wednesday, 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Greenville Chamber, 24 Cleveland St., Greenville. Free. Register.

Ten at the Top Executive Committee meeting
Thursday, noon to 2 p.m. Trehel Corp., 408 E. North St., Greenville.

Upstate United Way director’s meeting
Thursday, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Ten at the Top/Upstate Alliance office, 124 Verdae Blvd., Suite 202, Greenville.

Greenville Board of Zoning Appeals
Meets Thursday, 4 p.m. Greenville City Hall, 206 S. Main St, Greenville.

Greer Chamber’s 75th Annual Celebration
The Greer Chamber hosts its 75th Annual Celebration, with ESPN-featured athlete Craig Dietz as the keynote speaker. Thursday, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Embassy Suites Hotel, 670 Verdae Blvd., Greenville. Costs $65 for members and $75 for nonmembers. Register.

Small-Business Startup Class
Tri-County Technical College, Clemson’s Small Business Development Center and SCORE will host a small-business startup class. Students will learn some key aspects of preparing to own and manage their own business. Thursday, 5:30 to 8:30 pm. Industrial and Business Development Center, Tri-County Technical College’s Pendleton Campus, 7900 Highway 76, Pendleton. Free. Register.

WSJ’s senior economics writer speaks
The Yarbrough Group, a Greenville-based UBS Financial Services practice, will host Stephen Moore, senior economics writer for the Wall Street Journal and former president of the Club for Growth. Moore will discuss the state of the U.S. economy and steps that can help position the U.S. for growth. Thursday, 6 p.m. Poinsett Club, 807 E. Washington St., Greenville. The event is open to the public. Register.

An Elegant Evening
The Laurens Chamber hosts its 2013 annual awards dinner, celebrating 35 years. Thursday, 6 p.m. Presbyterian College, Harper Center, 105 Ashland Ave., Clinton. Register.

Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
The Greenville Chamber’s committee meets for an update. The committee is open to any chamber members interested in transportation and infrastructure issues, and how such issues can impact business. Friday, 8 to 9 a.m. Greenville Chamber, 24 Cleveland St., Greenville.


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