Coastal Bend Datebook

Friday, Oct. 30

FRIDAY

Corpus Christi Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Corpus Christi Small Business Development Center and Division of Business Del Mar College present "Learning about International Trade and Transportation Business Opportunities" from 12:30 to 4:35 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Del Mar College, Venters Business Building, Room 100. This seminar is for people who are involved in or interested in importing, exporting or international business transactions; small and medium-sized businesses pursuing transportation-related construction contracts and others wanting to learn more about international trade and transportation. Cost for the conference is $10. For more information call 887-7408.

TUESDAY

The Corpus Christi Advertising Federation will hold its monthly meeting at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Corpus Christi Town Club. Topic will be "What's so Special About Specialty Advertising?" For reservations call 980-2154.

Corpus Christi Civitan will meet at noon on Tuesday at Omni Marina Hotel, 707 N. Shoreline Blvd. Program will be presented by Ray Gomez, director of Loaves and Fishes. For more information call 853-4721.

WEDNESDAY

Greater Corpus Christi Business Alliance -- Small Business Development Center will offer a seminar titled "How to Achieve Excellent Customer Service" from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Del Mar College, East Campus, Library Building, room 528. For reservations call Lisa at 881-1857.

Greater Corpus Christi Business Alliance -- Small Business Development Center will offer a seminar titled "Starting Your Business: Developing Your Plan" from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Del Mar College, Library Building, Room 528. This seminar is designed to help individuals determine the viability of their business idea and how to use research and a general outline in developing a business plan. For reservations call Lisa at 881-1857.

Corpus Christi Public Library will offer a free program titled "Prince Charming Isn't Coming: The Financial Journey" from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the La Retama Room, Central Library, 805 Comanche St. Program will be presented by Gae Callaway of MetLife. For registration call 880-7000.

THURSDAY

Rotary Club of Corpus Christi will meet from noon to 1:15 p.m. Thursday at Bayfront Plaza Convention Center. Guest speaker will be Travis Tullos, Texas Perspectives. For more information, call 882-8672.

NOV. 7

Coastal Bend Council, NAIC will present "Using Value Line Data for Stock Study" from 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 7. Cost for NAIC members is $5 and for all others $6. For reservations and more information call Loyd Poplin at 855-0438.

NOV. 10

Coastal Bend Association of Health Underwriters will hold its monthly luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 10 in the Marina Room of Lighthouse Restaurant. Gary Haralson, registered pharmacist for Eckerd Drugs, will present "The Pharmacy Perspective." For more information call Erica Alejandro at 878-1600.

Corpus Christi Advertising Federation will hold its 1998 Media Auction at 6 p.m. Nov. 10 at Marco's Special Events, Interstate 37 at McBride Lane. Cost is $12 per person. For reservations and information call 980-2154 or 854-9621.


This calendar of business events is updated each Friday. To include an item in the Business Datebook, send email to datebook@caller.com, fax to (512) 886-3732 or maile to Caller-Times Business Datebook, P.O. Box 9136, Corpus Christi TX, 78469. The deadline for items in noon Thursday.

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