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October 06, 1998

An orientation for the Start-up Business Training course offered by the Ventura County Entrepreneur Academy and the Ventura County Workforce Development Division will be from 9 to 11 a.m. today at the Employment Development Department, 635 S. Ventura Road, Oxnard. The seven-week course is designed to train unemployed individuals to start their own businesses and is free to qualified candidates.

More information is available by calling (805) 654-2562.

* The Ventura-Oxnard chapter of the National Assn. of Women in Construction will hold a dinner meeting at 6 p.m. today at the Oxnard Hilton Inn, 600 E. Esplanade Drive, Oxnard. The program, "What Your Mother Didn't Tell You About Money," will be presented by Vicki Eagleson Arndt of American Express Financial Services Inc.

The cost is $25, payable at the door. More information is available from Sandy Wepplo at (805) 484-3188.

* "Access to Capital," one of a series of courses offered by the Small Business Development Center, will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon Thursday at 5700 Ralston, Suite 310, Ventura. Other classes are scheduled for Oct. 22 and Nov. 6.

The cost, which includes breakfast, is $40. More information is available by calling (818) 907-9922.

* The American Advertising Federation District 15 awards and the October Member Mixer of the Ventura County Advertising Federation will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Ventura Harbor, Ventura. Members can start the evening either at Spinnaker Seafood Broiler or Harbor Sushi Teriyaki Grill. The evening includes dinner and 20-minute harbor cruises.

The cost is $10. More information is available from Karen Cook at (805) 642-6353.

* A fall Tabletop Showcase will be offered by the Ventura Chamber of Commerce from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Doubletree Hotel, 2055 E. Harbor Blvd., Ventura. The event, also the October chamber mixer, will feature 97 display booths by Ventura businesses and hors d'oeuvres.

The event is free. More information is available by calling (805) 648-2875.

* The Thousand Oaks Leads Club, a professional networking group, meets at 7 a.m. Tuesdays at Mimi's Cafe, 400 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks.

For reservations, call (805) 371-0188.

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