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Tuesday, March 7
Harvard Business School Alumni Club of San Diego will have Bob Baker of Bob Baker Automotive Group at its CEO Breakfast Forum beginning at 7 a.m. at the Radisson Hotel La Jolla. The reservation cost is $15 for members, $20 for nonmembers and $5 extra without reservations. For reservations, call (858) 551-5675.
LeTip Networking Group meets at Mimi’s Restaurant on Mission Center Road beginning at 7 a.m. For more information, call Bob Seelos at (619) 475-5300.
Referral Exchange of San Diego meets from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at Kearny’s Restaurant, 8310 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. For more information, please call Neil Stern at (619) 299-9293.
Women’s Network Group meets from 8:15 to 10:15 a.m. in Mission Valley. Call Delia Oliver at (858) 273-4805 or Beverly Lee at (858) 274-4285 for more information.
American Society of Safety Engineers presents “Ergonomic Update,” beginning at 11 a.m. at Bay View Restaurant in the Marine Corps Recruit Depot. The cost is $20. For reservations, call (858) 621-2313, ext. 19.
Kiwanis Club of San Diego Downtown meets at the U.S. Grant Hotel beginning at noon. For information, call June Prewitt at (619) 222-1924.
EncourageMint presents “Change Your Room, Change Your Life,” beginning at noon at the KoKo Palms Restaurant, 850 Tamarack Ave. in Carlsbad. The speaker is Georgi Streetman. For reservations, call (760) 730-3353 or visit (www.encouragemint.com).
Paine Webber will present the workshop “Retirement Plan Solutions for Small Businesses” from noon to 1 p.m. at the Greater San Diego Chamber of Commerce’s library at Emerald Plaza, 402 W. Broadway, Suite 1000, in Downtown San Diego. The seminar is free and lunch will be served. Call (619) 557-4861 or (619) 557-4704 for more information and reservations.
The Palomar Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionals will hold its monthly dinner meeting at Gentlemen’s Choice, 1020 W. San Marcos Blvd. in San Marcos. No-host networking begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m., followed by a program presentation. Cost is $17 for guests. Call Jan Christensen at (858) 716-0336 for reservations.
Toastmasters Wireless Communicators meets from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. at Qualcomm, 6262 Lusk Blvd. in Sorrento Valley. For more information, call Josh Billauer at (800) 397-8387.
The San Diego Visual Basic User Group presents Frode & #344;degard of & #344;degard Labs, Inc., who will introduce the idea of the systematic software process improvement and explain its benefits. This presentation will be given at the regular meeting beginning at 6 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Call Jeanne Reynolds at (858) 513-6460 for more information.
WMA Securities, Inc. presents “How to Become a Financial Consultant” beginning at 6:30 p.m. at 4350 Executive Drive, Suite 270. The seminar is free but reservations are required. Call (619) 220-8481 for more information.
Sociologist Bennetta Jules-Rosette will present a free public lecture at 7 p.m. titled “Global Africa at the Margins of the Millennium: Art, Culture and Technology” as part of the UCSD Millennium Lecture Series. Call (858) 822-0510 for more information.
Wednesday, March 8
The Del Mar Chapter of Business Network International meets from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at Milton’s Restaurant, 2660 Via De La Valle, in Del Mar. For more information, call Rick Itzkowich at (858) 456-7653.
The San Diego Post of the Society of American Military Engineers will hold its monthly luncheon meeting at the Holiday Inn at the Embarcadero. The featured speaker will be the Captain Robert Phillips. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. The cost is $20 for members, $10 for junior officers O-4 and below, $10 for GS-12 and below, and $25 for walk-ins. Call (619) 276-2236 to register.
Diamond Gateway Chamber of Commerce and Business Success Network present “Here Comes the Judge” from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wayne Peterson, presiding judge of the Superior Court, will share changes in jury duty, improvement of services, and spectrum of caseload trends. The event will take place at Acapulco Restaurant, 8998 Miramar Road. Cost for members is $15, and $17 for nonmembers. Call (858) 484-2800 for reservations and information.
San Diego Network of African-American Professionals will have its networking social beginning at 6 p.m. at Juke Joint Caf & #233;, 327 Fourth Ave. in Downtown San Diego. For more information, call Tara August at (619) 406-9278.
Thursday, March 9
The BNI Business Referral Networking Group, Kearny Mesa Chapter meets from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at the Spice House Restaurant, 9035 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. For information, call Maureen O’Brien at (619) 291-9178.
Year 2000 Tax and Legal Seminars will be presented by Brian Farrow, attorney at J. Douglass Jennings, Jr., A.P.C., from 7 to 8 p.m. at 9171 Towne Centre Drive, Suite 350. For reservations, call Melissa Preciado at (858) 457-1224.
The La Jolla Chapter of Business Network International meets at Samson’s Delicatessen Restaurant & Bakery, 8861 Villa La Jolla Drive. Meetings are held from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. For more information or reservations, please call Neal Utley at (858) 643-5023.
LeTip of Solana Beach Networking Group meets from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at Hershel’s Restaurant, 1486 Encinitas Blvd. For more information, call Mark Kohn at (619) 668-0670.
LeTip of Circle Fashion Valley meets for breakfast from 7 to 8:30 a.m. every Thursday at the Handlery Hotel Mission Valley. For information, call Dee Hontz at (858) 674-6627.
LeTip of Mira Mesa meets at Amber’s Restaurant, 9355 Kearny Mesa Road, from 7:16 a.m. to 8:31 a.m. Call John Haas at (858) 271-9700 for more information.
Mind Masters meets from 7:30 to 9 a.m. for brainstorming business and planning strategies for mastering the changing marketplace. For reservations, call (858) 467-9091.
The San Diego World Trade Center will present its monthly breakfast at the University Club atop Symphony Towers, 750 B St. in Downtown San Diego from 7:30 to 9 a.m. The cost is $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers. Contact Ethan van Thillo at (619) 615-0868, ext. 110, for information.
SCORE’s North County Women’s Business Roundtable will be held at the El Camino Country Club, 3203 Vista Way in Oceanside from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. This includes a special expanded workshop titled “The Internet: Your Millennium Business Tool.” Registration, which includes buffet breakfast, is $30 in advance or $40 at the door. For more information, call SCORE at (619) 557-7272.
Nonprofit Management Solutions sponsors “Becoming Effective Nonprofit Board Members,” from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at its office, 8265 Vickers St. The cost is $20 to $30. For reservations, call (858) 292-5702.
Toastmasters International PowerPoint Chapter meets from noon to 1 p.m. at Dynamic Instruments, 3860 Calle Fortunada in Kearny Mesa. For more information, call Judi Bonilla at (858) 232-2710, ext. 1209.
The Carlsbad Chapter of Ali Lassen’s Leads Club meets beginning at 12:15 p.m. at El Camino Country Club, 3203 Vista Way in Oceanside. Lunch cost is $10. For reservations, call (760) 434-3761.
Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) meets beginning at 3:30 p.m. at the CCDC offices, 225 E. Broadway, in Downtown San Diego. The program will be a bus tour of the Downtown development sites. The cost is $30 for members and $35 for nonmembers. For information, call Kari Desgalier at (619) 233-1158.
Hyperlearning hosts a free MCAT verbal workshop from 7 to 9 p.m. at UCSD. For reservations or information, call (858) 558-0500 or visit (www.review.com).
Friday, March 10
Nonprofit Management Solutions will sponsor “Attracting and Cultivating Young Donors for Nonprofit Organizations” from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at its office, 8265 Vickers St. The cost is $25 to $35. For reservations, call (858) 292-5702.
Mind Masters meets from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at the Monterey Whaling Company Restaurant in the Mission Valley Hilton Hotel. The breakfast cost is $7. For reservations, call (858) 467-9091.
The Sales Alliance Inc.’s Technology Sales Institute offers “Keys to Improving Your High-Tech Sales Success: Learn from the Pros,” a program to help technology salespeople and their managers access their skills and learn how they can improve their sales results. The session will start at 7 a.m. There is a $49 registration fee. Call (858) 554-0900 for reservations and directions.
San Diego State University celebrates its 30th Anniversary of Educational Opportunity Program from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on its campus at Montezuma Hall. For more information, visit (www.sdsu.edu).
CSC’s Healthcare Group will provide a briefing for senior health care executives about the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. This briefing will take place at the Hilton Mission Valley Hotel from 1 to 5 p.m. Call (770) 677-3200 for information or visit (www.csc.com/industries/healthcare).
United States International University and Whitmoyer & Associates present a certificate program in software project management. Course dates are March 10, 11, 17, 18, 24 and 25. Friday classes run from 1 to 6 p.m. and Saturday classes run from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Mind Masters meets from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at 3111 Camino del Rio N., fourth floor conference room, in Mission Valley. For reservations, call (858) 467-9091.
SCORE will support a workshop titled “How to Start and Manage Your Own Business.” The workshop will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will be held at United States International University in Miramar. The cost is $35 in advance or $45 at the door. Call (619) 557-7272 for information.
Monday, March 13
East County Career Center presents “Job Search on the World Wide Web,” from 8 to 10 a.m. at 924 E. Main St. in El Cajon. The seminar is free. For registration, call (619) 590-3900 or visit (eccc.grossmont.k12.ca.us).
Employee Ownership Strategies 2000: Growth & Excellence Through Ownership will be held from March 13 through 15 at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines. The experience will include in-depth seminars, real-life case studies and interactive roundtable discussions. Call (858) 558-1500 for more information.
Real Estate Leases
Property: 1399 Specialty Drive, Suite B, Vista
Lessor: Accutech Packaging Equipment
Leasing Agents: Barry Hendler from BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessor. Dennis Visser from BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessee.
Lessee: Integra Biotechnical, LLC signed a 36-month, $153,163 lease for 6,313 square feet of warehouse and office space.
Property: 4437 Genesee Ave., San Diego
Lessor: Forest F.R. Fisher
Leasing Agents: Reg Kobzi and Joe Greeno of Grubb & Ellis represented the lessor. Doug Hogan and Bill Barnett of the Burnham Retail Group represented the lessee.
Lessee: Henry’s Marketplace signed a 240-month, $5,321,380 lease for 24,000 square feet of retail space.
Property: 5857 Ownes Ave., Suite 200, Carlsbad
Lessor: The Shidler Group and Buie Irish Ventures
Leasing Agents: Joe Anderson and Rick Reeder of Business Real Estate represented the lessors. Norm Kerlin of Business Real Estate represented the lessee.
Lessee: The law offices of Alan S. Rich and Robert L. Shipley signed a five-year, $419,000 lease for 3,300 square feet of office space.
Property: 741 Broadway, Chula Vista
Lessor: MFW Family Partners
Leasing Agents: Greg Wagner represented the lessor. Tracy Clark represented the lessee.
Lessee: Lacey & Sons, Inc. signed a 62-month, $362,533 lease for 9,420 square feet of office space.