Conference for women seeking careers Nov. 5

Conference for women seeking careers scheduled for Nov. 5
Women in Transition conference is 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 5, at Baker College, 1500 University Dr. The conference provides information on choosing and preparing for a career, getting into college or job training and obtaining financial and study skills help. The cost is $15, which includes continental breakfast, lunch and door prizes. For further information, call 248-340-0600.

Troy Chamber presents annual ‘Simply Shopping’ 

The Women’s Business Forum of the Troy Chamber presents its annual Simply Shopping event, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, at the Somerset Collection, 2800 West Big Beaver Road, Troy. Cost to attend is $50 per shopper. As a part of the morning program, attendees will receive valet parking, a delicious breakfast, and an exclusive fashion presentation —
all compliments of Nordstrom. Shoppers will also receive discounts/giveaways throughout the day, and 4-6 p.m. networking, prizes & hors d’oeuvres in the South Rotunda. To register, call 248-641-8151 or e-mail

Legal aspects of e-commerce to be discussed at seminar
A seminar about the legal aspects of e-commerce and on-line marketing will be presented by John T. Carter, Esq. of Carter and Affiliates, P.C. The seminar is 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, in the Oakland Room of the Oakland Center on the campus of Oakland University, 2200 N. Squirrel Road, Rochester.
It is sponsored by the OU Branch of the MSU Federal Credit Union.
Refreshments will be served. Seating is limited, to reserve your spot, call 248-364-4723 or visit

Veterans Entrepreneurial Training Conference set for Nov. 10
The 5th Annual Southeastern Michigan V.E.T. conference begins at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, at the Michigan State University Management Education Center, 811 W. Square Lake Road, Troy.
There will be a Vets Night Out networking event from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9.
 The Vets Night Out will also be held at the Management Education Center and there is no admission fee. Refreshments and a cash bar will be available.
This year’s conference will feature 16 breakout sessions and a pair of dynamic keynote speakers. Among the topics to be covered in the workshops will be 10 steps to doing business with TACOM, selling to DLA, starting a business, financing a business and selling to the Army Corps of Engineers.
General Dynamics Land System, Citizens Bank and the Karmanos Cancer Institute, are sponsoring the conference.
Registration is $35 by Nov. 1 and $45 for the conference afterwards. Visit or call 810-767-8387.


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