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April 27, 1999


* The American Business Women's Assn., Verdugo Glen chapter, will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, at Brandview Collection restaurant, 109 E. Harvard St. (near Brand Boulevard), Glendale. Dinner is $30.

For reservations, call (818) 768-4364.

* Valley College will host a seminar on "Publicity Do's & Don'ts for Business," featuring writer Pat Kramer, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday,on campus, 5800 Fulton Ave., Van Nuys. The fee is $33.

For information, call (818) 947-2577, Ext. 4172.

* The Canoga Park/West Hills and Chatsworth/Porter Ranch chambers of commerce are hosting a sock hop from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Canoga Park High School, 6850 Topanga Canyon Blvd. The event is free for chamber members and their guests; $5 for nonmembers.

For more information, call (818) 884-4222.

* The Calabasas Chamber of Commerce Business Expo will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, at the Park Center, 23800 Calabasas Road. Local businesses will showcase their products and services and the City Slickers will perform. The event is free.

For more information, call (818) 222-5680.

* Jill Slavin Memorial Golf & Tennis Tournament presented by the Encino Chamber of Commerce, will be Monday, beginning with registration at 9:30 a.m. An awards dinner and auction begins at 5 p.m. All events are at the Braemar Country Club, 4001 Reseda Blvd., Tarzana. Golfer fees are $195, and tennis players pay $90 for the day. Some proceeds will be donated to charity.

For more information, call (818) 789-4711.

* Women in Animation Dinner Meeting will feature a resume workshop with recruiter and career coach Pamela Thompson at 7 p.m. May 4, at Acapulco Restaurant, 3113 W. Olive Ave., Burbank. The cost is $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers. Bring a resume and a pen.

For reservations, call (310) 535-3838.

* The Greater San Fernando Chamber of Commerce will hold a luncheon featuring representatives of the Economic Alliance from noon to 1:30 p.m. May 5 at Odyssey Restaurant, 15600 Odyssey Drive, Granada Hills. The cost is $15 in advance and $18 at the door.

For reservations, call (818) 361-1184.

* Cal State Northridge Extension is offering several business seminars, including a CPIM test-preparation workshop from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, a PC-based accounting course from 7 to 9:50 p.m. Wednesdays, May 5-19, and a marketing and sales course from 7 to 9:50 p.m. Wednesdays, May 12 through July 21. All are at the campus, 18111 Nordhoff St. Tuition varies.

For more information on these and other upcoming seminars, call (818) 677-3911.

* The Scriptwriters Network will hold its monthly meeting beginning at 1:30 p.m. , May 8 at Universal Studios, Rehearsal Hall B, Building 476, Universal City. Jeff Reno and Ron Osborn, co-writers of the film "Meet Joe Black," will be the featured speakers.

Admission is $15 for nonmembers.

For reservations, call (323) 848-9477. For more information online, go to


* The Premier Business Xchange meets for breakfast at 7:15 a.m. today and every Tuesday at Woodland Hills Country Club, 21150 Dumetz Road. Bring 50 business cards.

For reservations and information, call (818) 552-2120.

* BizNet OnLine Magazine holds a networking breakfast from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Denny's restaurant, 8330 Topanga Canyon Blvd., West Hills. Breakfast and parking are $9 for members, $10 for nonmembers. Reservations can be made online at

For more information, call (818) 892-7883, Ext. 6.

* Toastmasters of Woodland Hills, a group designed to develop speaking and leadership skills, holds a free public meeting on Tuesdays from noon to 1:15 p.m. at Pacific Lodge, 4900 Serrania Ave., Woodland Hills. Visitors welcome.

For information, call (818) 788-1157.

* TUGNET, a computer-users group network, meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Granada Pavilion, 11128 Balboa Blvd., Granada Hills. Admission for nonmembers is $3.

For information, call (818) 884-9441 or visit the Web site at

* The Business Exchange Group meets at 7:15 a.m. Wednesdays at Marie Callender's, 6633 Fallbrook Ave., West Hills.

For reservations, call (818) 377-5851.

* LeTip of Burbank meets at 7 a.m. Wednesdays at the Holiday Inn, 150 E. Angeleno Ave., Burbank. Visitors should bring 30 business cards.

For reservations and more information, call (818) 295-3778.

* The Northridge chapter of Ali Lassen's Leads Club meets at 7:15 a.m. Wednesdays at Mimi's Cafe, 19710 Nordhoff St., Northridge.

For more information, call Mary Lou German at (818) 346-6877 or Franchelle Youngers at (800) 767-7337.

* The Woodland Hills chapter of Ali Lassen's Leads Club meets at 7:15 a.m. Wednesdays at Coco's restaurant, 22200 Sherman Way, Canoga Park.

For more information, call Douglas Wolf at (818) 888-0033.

* The Woodland Hills Leads Club meets Wednesdays at 7:15 a.m. at Weiler's West Hills Deli, 22323 Sherman Way, Canoga Park.

For information, call Douglas Wolf (818) 888-0033 or Franchelle Youngers (800) 767-7337.

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