Sunday, February 14, 2010

Upcoming: Feb. 14

Information on public events of interest to business people can be sent to Upcoming, The Roanoke Times, P.O. Box 2491, Roanoke VA 24010, e-mailed to or faxed to 981-3346. Deadline for submissions is two weeks before the event. For more information, call Heather Brush at 981-3340.

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Feb. 23

Social Media Seminar

The Salem-Roanoke County Chamber of Commerce and Entwine Inc. will host a workshop, "Social Media 2010: Your Competitive Edge and Survival," designed to assist business leaders, decision makers, and company executives. Registration due by Monday.

When: 8:30 a.m. to noon

Where: Salem Civic Center

Contact: www.

Feb. 24

Boosting Employee Motivation and Morale

Charlotte Mason of The Advantage Resource Group will discuss techniques to achieve peak performance and incorporating motivational style to your leadership.

When: 9 a.m. to noon

Where: Greenfield Training Center, Daleville

Cost: $60

Contact: 863-2863 to register


Biweekly meeting

The Rotary Club of Roanoke -- Downtown meets the first and third Wednesdays at 202 Market, 1:15 p.m.

Contact: Bill McChain, 808-8853 or Bruce Wood, 283-2523.

Monthly meeting

APICS, The Association for Operations Management, meets monthly on second Tuesdays. Call for location or more information. Call John Dyer, 777-0526.

Biweekly meeting

Talk of the Town Toastmasters

Meets the first and third Fridays of the month, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at the State Farm Building, Roanoke. For more information, contact Robert Turcotte, 989-0214, rturcotte@

Weekly meeting

The Rotary Club of Blacksburg

The club meets from noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays at Blacksburg Country Club. For information, e-mail or visit www.blacksburg

Weekly meeting

The Rotary Club of Roanoke Valley

Meets from 7 to 8 a.m. Tuesdays at Hidden Valley Country Club. For information about Rotary International, go to For information about the Roanoke Valley club, call Bob McAdam at 776-2583 or 342-1507.

Biweekly meeting

Roanoke Civitan Club

Meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. the second and fourth Mondays at the Plantation on Sunnybrook. For information, contact Larry Mattox at 342-5355 or

Monthly meeting

Botetourt Civitan Club

Meets the first Wednesdays from noon to 1:15 p.m. at Bellacino's restaurant in Daleville. For information, contact John Markey at 977-4222 or

Weekly meeting

The Kiwanis Club of Roanoke Meets from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Schaal's Metamorphosis on South Jefferson Street. For information, call Lloyd Enoch at 265-2441.

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