July 29, 2008

Journal Star, Peoria, Ill., Business Meetings Column

By Journal Star, Peoria, Ill.

Jul. 27--INTERNATIONAL TRADE WORKSHOP: An International Trade Product Classification workshop will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Aug. 13 at Peoria NEXT Innovation Center, 801 W. Main St., Room A114, Peoria.

The half-day workshop aims to develop skills in HTS and Schedule B Classification. Guest speakers will be Linda M. Hackett and Mark Palasek, national import specialists from the Customs and Border Protection Office in New York City, who will offer a unique opportunity to discuss the intricacies of product classification with national experts on product classification.

The cost is $25, which will include a continental breakfast and materials. Registration will begin at 8 a.m.

To register or for more information, call 677-3075 or visit www.bradley.edu/turnercenter/events.

HEALTHY LIVING CLASS: Proctor's August Healthy Living class will be 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 12 at the Hult Health Education Center on the Proctor Hospital Campus.

The free seminar will be presented by Jamie Johnson, who will focus on children and communication. She will share information about the art of communication; how to become a better listener; learning more about you and your child and more.

To register or for more information, call 692-9595.

PRIME TIME ILLIABWA MEETING: The Prime Time ILLIABWA Chapter of the American Business Women's Association will meet for dinner at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 12 at Fairview Farms, 5911 Heuermann Road.

Social hour will begin at 6 p.m. Cost is $18.75. For reservations, call Janet at 674-8507 or Gloria at 682-2476 by Aug. 8.

VOLUNTEER OPEN HOUSE: Proctor Hospital will host an open house for individuals interested in volunteer opportunities from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 20 in the atrium of the hospital, 5409 N. Knoxville Ave., Peoria.

Participants may tour the hospital, meet current volunteers and receive information about the hospital's two volunteer groups, the Service Auxiliary for women and the Medical Escorts groups for men. For more information, call 691-1057.

EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE: Employers Association Workplace Learning Solutions will offer "Annual Employment Law Update" from 8 a.m. to noon Sept. 10 at the Country Club of Peoria, 4700 N Grandview Drive, Peoria Heights.Presenters will be J. Reed Roesler, Keith Braskich, Abby Clark and Derek Schryer, attorneys with Davis & Campbell LLC.

Cost is $135 for EA members and $165 for nonmembers. Registration fees, within two weeks of program date, are $165 for EA members and $210 for nonmembers.

To register, call 637-3333 or (800) 948-5700, go to www.eaconnect.com on the Web or send e-mail to [email protected]


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