WEDNESDAY, AUG. 26
ENTREPRENEURSHIP INFORMATION SESSION: Learn about WomenVenture's classes, consulting and networking groups for entrepreneurs. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free. WomenVenture, 2021 E. Hennepin Av., Suite 200, Mpls. 612-224-9540.
NETWORKING MEETING: Presented by the Northeast Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce. 5-6:30 p.m. $15-$20. Wander North Distillery, 771 NE. Harding St., Mpls. 612-378-0050.
JAMES E. LUKASZEWSKI: "Lukaszewski on Crisis Communications: What Your CEO Needs to Know about Reputation Risk and Crisis Management." 7 p.m. Barnes & Noble, Har-Mar Mall, 2100 N. Snelling Av., Roseville. 651-639-9256.
THURSDAY, AUG. 27
NETWORKING WORKSHOP: "Win/Win Networking Success Strategies." Presented by Women In Networking. www.mnwin.org. 1-4 p.m. $85-$115. Park Place East, 5775 Wayzata Blvd., St. Louis Park.
FRIDAY, AUG. 28
TOASTMASTERS MEETING: 4701.toastmastersclubs.org. 7-8 a.m. Free. Supervalu, 7075 Flying Cloud Dr., Eden Prairie. 952-294-7410.
CHAMBER BREAKFAST: "Greening Downtown: The Nicollet Mall and More." 7:30-9 a.m. $25. Faegre Baker Daniels, 90 S. 7th St., Mpls. 612-370-9116.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 1
LEADERSHIP SESSION: "Business Strategy and Growth, Marketing and Consumer Mobilizing." Presented by Julie Gilbert Newrai, chief executive and founder of PreciouStatus and Wolf Means Business. 7:30-9 a.m. $20. The Prouty Project, 6385 Old Shady Oak Road, Suite 260, Eden Prairie. 952-942-2922.