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April

4.2.2008   Funding Universe Speedpitching for Start-up Capital Luncheon, 11 am to 1:30 pm at Noah’s, 644 N. 2000 W., Lindon, UT.

4.2.2008   How to Find and Obtain a Scholarship (at a number of universities). It might surprise you that a number of scholarships go begging. If you want to go back to school, but need help via scholarship money (at any university) the University of Phoenix is holding scholarship workshops. 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the University of Phoenix, North Davis Campus – 1366 Legend Hills Dr., Clearfield.

4.3.2008   First Utah Bank Riverton Office Grand Opening. Ribbon Cutting at 11 am and Open House from 10:30 am to 7 p.m. 4168 West 12600 South.

4.3.2008   UTC Emerging Exec P2P Forum. “Scaling Beyond the Start-Up Phase.”

4.3.2008   The “BASH” by Grow Utah Ventures. Lindquist Alumni Center, Weber State University from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Learn how small businesses can be seeded by good intentions. Jenny Witt presents a successful program (Sterling Silver Linings) to bring financial success to indigent communities by focusing on artists, tourists, and innovation. By supplying limited guidance, encouragement, and seed money for the purchase of raw sterling silver wire and bars, Jenny explains how a new industry was born that benefited both the local artisans and the tourism industry in the state by providing a showcase for sterling silver rings & other silver jewelry hand made locally. Inspirational merging of business and ideas can lead to transformational success. In this instance a burgeoning tourist trade fed by gorgeous sterling silver jewelry is the result of the right mix of capital plus entrepreneurship.

4.4.2008   Utah First Fridays. “Without Fear – Tax Updates” by Jody Stamback from the IRS. 8 to 10 am at Salt Lake Community College, Miller Free Enterprise Bldg.

4.4.2008   Want the chance to Network? Attend one of the Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce Connect Marketing luncheons being held at the Asian Star this month. 7588 S. Union Park Ave from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

4.7.2008   Oracle Database 10g: Administration Workshop I Release 2, 5 Days hands-on training class, 9:00AM – 5:00PM. Oracle Education Center, 170 S Main St, 11th Floor, Salt Lake City.

4.7.2008   Oracle Database 10g: Administration Workshop II Release 2, 5 Days hands-on training class, 9:00AM – 5:00PM. Oracle Education Center, 170 S Main St, 11th Floor, Salt Lake City.

4.7.2008   We’re all surrounded by people who do selfless and heroic things yet never receive the recognition they deserve. The XO Awards, sponsored by Kirton & McConkie and Bonneville International, was created to help celebrate these amazing people and their extraordinary acts of kindness. If you have someone in your life who deserves to be recognized, nominate them for an XO Award. The online nomination form can be found at www.xoawards.com. Nominations will be accepted from April 1 to May 30, 2008.

4.8.2008   ACG Breakfast Program. Amy Rees Anderson, Mediconnect Global. 7:30 to 9 a.m. at Marriott City Center.

4.9.2008   Centennial Glassman’s Pond Clean-up Earth Day Project. Activities include removing trash, preparing trails and kid’s fishing. 12 to 6 p.m.

4.10.2008   Fund of Funds Workshop – “Idea to Business.” Speaker Tim Hunt will present on the process of developing a good idea into a successful business. The event is free. Participants are invited to bring their own brown bag lunches; drinks will be provided. 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Provo Library, 550 N. University Avenue, Provo.

4.10.2008   UVEF Luncheon. “Interpreting the Customer Voice Into Bottom Line Benefit” by Kevin L. Childs, Partner, OneSource Software Solutions. 11:45 am to 1:30 om at the Novell cafeteria in East Bay, Provo.

4.11.2008   Want the chance to Network? Attend one of the Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce Connect Marketing luncheons being held at the Asian Star this month. 7588 S. Union Park Ave from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

4.14.2008   Oracle Database 10g: Backup and Recovery, 3 Days hands-on training class, 9:00AM – 5:00PM. Oracle Education Center, 170 S Main St, 11th Floor, Salt Lake City.

4.14.2008   Oracle Database 10g: Introduction to SQL, 5 Days hands-on training class, 9:00AM – 5:00PM. Oracle Education Center, 170 S Main St, 11th Floor, Salt Lake City.

4.15.2008   Inovar Open House and Ribbon Cutting. The ribbon cutting of the 65,000 square foot facility, located at 1073 West 1700 North, Logan, UT, is scheduled for 11 a.m. The open house will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with tours available to the public. Lunch and refreshments will also be provided.

4.16.2008   Professional Presence Seminar by Ellen Reddick. Because 85% of your success in business is based on your people skills, your demeanor and behavior toward others are as important as your technical abilities and professional competence. Refine your etiquette skills and you will represent your organization with poise and assurance.

4.16.2008   Sorenson Inventor Showcase. This year includes traditional showcase, funding “speedpitch” and annual Pathfinder Award luncheon. Little America Hotel starting at 9 AM.

4.16.2008   Vest Pocket Business Coalition Monthly Breakfast Meeting. Guest Speaker, Ryan Evans, Director of Member Services at SLC Chamber. 7:30 to 9 am at Lamb’s Grill, 169 South Main, Salt Lake City.

4.16.2008   Microsoft Access Level 2, 1 -day hands-on training. 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM. The MindCenter Computer Training, 5505 S 900 E Plaza 1, Ste 225, Salt Lake City.

4.16.2008   For HR professionals –“Winning the War for Talent” FREE Luncheon Seminar. Learn how to maximize your tuition assistance benefit to help with recruitment and retention. University of Phoenix, Salt Lake Main Campus, 5373 So. Green St., Murray from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. RSVP to Coby Fabrizio at (801) 905-4379 or coby.fabrizio@phoenix.edu.

4.16.2008   “Digital Television in Utah and BYU TV International – The Hispanic channel from BYU to the world” by Saul Leal. 12-1pm Los Hermanos Restaurant, 16 W Center St, Provo. Cost: Free –first time. You pay for what you consume. RSVP in advance info@spanishwaves.com.

4.17.2008   How to Find and Obtain a Scholarship (at a number of universities) Workshop. Two sessions – -6 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the University of Phoenix, Provo Campus, 511 East 1860 South, Provo. For more information contact Heidi Kent at (801) 518-1293 or heidi.kent@phoenix.edu.

4.17.2008   UTC CFO P2P Forum. “The Strategic Planning Process…”

4.17.2008   UTC/Ballard Spahr Clinic. “Good Legislative Remedies.”

4.18.2008   Microsoft Access Level 3, 1 -day hands-on training. 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM. The MindCenter Computer Training, 5505 S 900 E Plaza 1, Ste 225, Salt Lake City.

4.18.2008   Want the chance to Network? Attend one of the Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce Connect Marketing luncheons being held at the Asian Star this month. 7588 S. Union Park Ave from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

4.19.2008   UtahInventor.org Welcomes World-renowned Inventor to Keynote Inventor Symposium. To foster innovation and Utah’s “creative spirit,” UtahInventor.org will hold an Invention Symposium at the Salt Lake Community College Miller Campus in Sandy. Woody Norris, distinguished inventor and holder of 47 patents, will keynote the event. Topics of interest for corporate, university and independent inventors, entrepreneurs, and business will round out the conference.

4.21.2008   Microsoft Excel Level 1, 1 -day hands-on training. 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM. The MindCenter Computer Training, 5505 S 900 E Plaza 1, Ste 225, Salt Lake City.

4.21.2008   CISSP, 5-day hands-on training with pre and post prep exams on the 19th and the 26th. The MindCenter Computer Training, 5505 S 900 E Plaza 1, Ste 225, Salt Lake City.

4.21.2008   “Affordable and Easy Ways to Motivate your Employees” by Gloria Gonzalez-Cook. 4:30-5:30pm at Marie Callenders, 1100 E 3900 S, Salt Lake City. Cost: Free for the first time. You pay for what you consume. RSVP in advance info@spanishwaves.com.

4.21.2008   Oracle Database 10g: New Features for Administrators Release 2, 5 Days hands-on training class, 9:00AM – 5:00PM. Oracle Education Center, 170 S Main St, 11th Floor, Salt Lake City.

4.22.2008   Women in Business Luncheon. Tresses Studio 7994 S. 1300 E from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. RSVP: Vicky (801)571-5515.

4.22.2008   PAETEC Equipment for Services Seminar. PAETEC Communications established in 1999 a program called “Equipment for Services”, which helps our clients maximize their IT budget. PAETEC’s Equipment for Services program has funded over $50 million in IT customer premise equipment for our customers. Join us for a complimentary breakfast and an overview of this program along with the advanced communications solutions available from PAETEC. Little America, 7:30 to 10:30 a.m.

4.23.2008   Professional Presence Seminar by Ellen Reddick. Because 85% of your success in business is based on your people skills, your demeanor and behavior toward others are as important as your technical abilities and professional competence. Refine your etiquette skills and you will represent your organization with poise and assurance.

4.23.2008   Microsoft Excel Level 2, 1 -day hands-on training. 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM. The MindCenter Computer Training, 5505 S 900 E Plaza 1, Ste 225, Salt Lake City.

4.23.2008   UTC Sales P2P Forum. “Case Study: Successfully Prospecting SMB’s with a Limited Budget & Headcount.”

4.23.2008   Family First Federal Credit will welcome SeaWorld San Diego and its Shamu’s Worlds of Discovery Tour to its Home and Business Loan Center from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. The public is invited to the event that will be held at the Family First location on the corner of State Street and 1200 South in Orem. A SeaWorld educator will present a fun and informative program on some of SeaWorld’s most fascinating animals.

4.23.2008   Business Ignitor Series. 3:00-5:00. Davis Conference Center (Layton). Premier entrepreneur networking opportunity in Utah bringing together entrepreneurs, innovators, mentors, support providers, and investors together in an informal and energetic setting. Appetizers and networking will be followed by a panel presentation on “How to Approach Angel Investors” with Alan Hall, Founder Grow Utah Ventures & Island Park Angel Investments; Brad Walters, Early Run Investors; Brad Angus, Corporate Angel Investor and CEO Setpoint Inc. RSVP to launchutah@growutahventures.com.

4.23.2008   Northern Utah Business & Economic Summit. 7:00AM -3:00PM. Davis Conference Center (Layton). Summit will focus on the state of the economy in Northern Utah. Jeff Thredgold, a nationally recognized economist, will be the keynote speaker. Breakout sessions will cover topics such as economic development plans, business park developments, emerging business clusters, health care reform and more.

4.24.2008   Microsoft Excel Level 3, 1 -day hands-on training. 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM. The MindCenter Computer Training, 5505 S 900 E Plaza 1, Ste 225, Salt Lake City.

4.24.2008   Microsoft Access Level 3, 1 -day hands-on training. 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM. The MindCenter Computer Training, 5505 S 900 E Plaza 1, Ste 225, Salt Lake City.

4.25.2008   “Will It Blend?” Marketing House Party. Viral marketing campaign genius George Wright will share viral video techniques that have landed him and his Blendtec accessory on The Tonight Show, CBS News, The History Channel, etc. 4-6 p.m., 585 East North Hills Drive (I Street).

4.25.2008   Want the chance to Network? Attend one of the Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce Connect Marketing luncheons being held at the Asian Star this month. 7588 S. Union Park Ave from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

4.26.2008   Microsoft Excel Level 2, 1 -day hands-on training. 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM. The MindCenter Computer Training, 5505 S 900 E Plaza 1, Ste 225, Salt Lake City.

4.27.2008   Microsoft Word Level 3, 1 -day hands-on training. 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM. The MindCenter Computer Training, 5505 S 900 E Plaza 1, Ste 225, Salt Lake City.

4.28.2008   Oracle Database 10g: Program with PL SQL, 5 Days hands-on training class, 9:00AM – 5:00PM. Oracle Education Center, 170 S Main St, 11th Floor, Salt Lake City.

4.28.2008   Oracle Database 10g: SQL Tuning, 3 Days hands-on training class, 9:00AM – 5:00PM. Oracle Education Center, 170 S Main St, 11th Floor, Salt Lake City.

4.29.2008   2008 Salt Lake Sustainable Building Conference at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1255 West 3100 South, West Valley from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Keynote speaker Ed Mazria.

4.29.2008   Understanding the Hispanic Market. This course is designed to help you better understand the Hispanic consumer in order to develop brands, services and communications. Davis Applied Technology, 550 E. 300 S., Kaysville, UT from 1 to 5 p.m.
May

5.1.2008   We’re all surrounded by people who do selfless and heroic things yet never receive the recognition they deserve. The XO Awards, sponsored by Kirton & McConkie and Bonneville International, was created to help celebrate these amazing people and their extraordinary acts of kindness. If you have someone in your life who deserves to be recognized, nominate them for an XO Award. The online nomination form can be found at www.xoawards.com. Nominations will be accepted from April 1 to May 30, 2008.

5.3.2008   Utah’s first annual Walk Now for Autism. Cottonwood High School from 9 am to Noon. Sponsored by Autism Speaks, a national non-profit organization dedicated to raising autism awareness and funding research. Registration for the walk is free. Non-competitive family friendly event.

5.5.2008 Microsoft Excel Level 1, 1 -day hands-on training. 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM. The MindCenter Computer Training, 5505 S 900 E Plaza 1, Ste 225, Salt Lake City.