MONDAY, Sept. 28

Health Toasters. 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., HealthPartners administration building, 8170 33rd Av. S., Bloomington. Free. Call John Holden, 612-385-9080.

Toastmasters meeting. 5:30 p.m., Boston Scientific Corp., 5905 Nathan Lane, Plymouth. Free. Call Bill, 763-509-6393. Sponsor: Pru Toastmasters Club.

TUESDAY, Sept. 29

Business start-up workshop series: 6 to 8 p.m., North Regional Library, 1315 Lowry Av. N., Minneapolis. Call 612-630-6600. Free. A Neighborhood Development Center workshop related to starting a business or supporting continued success for existing small businesses. Sponsors: Hennepin County Library and Neighborhood Development Center.


Eden Prairie Chamber of Commerce Business@Breakfast. 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., the Colony of Eden Prairie, 431 Prairie Center Drive. Members, $10, nonmembers, $15, breakfast included. Bring plenty of business cards and a one-minute "commercial" to share. Limited space; register at 952-944-2830.

Seminar: financial management of your business. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., University Bank, 200 W. University Av., St. Paul. $40 includes seminar, booklets and other materials. For more information or to register, call 651-261-1429. Seminar covers financing and loan alternatives, Small Business Administration guaranteed loans, financial accounting and cash-flow management. Sponsor: SCORE.


TagTalk Toastmasters. Noon to 1 p.m., Best Buy headquarters, 7601 Penn Av. S., Richfield. Free. Call Cyle Greenwell, 612-291-8092.

Eden Prairie Chamber of Commerce: multi-chamber workshop 4 to 7 p.m., BayView Event Center, 687 Excelsior Blvd, Excelsior. Limited space; register at 952-944-2830. Members, $40 members, nonmembers $60. Stevie Ray will present his workshop on learning to "work the room like a pro," teaching ways to become an expert at promoting your company at customer events, stockholder meetings and fund-raising events. Co-hosted by the Eden Prairie, Waconia, SouthWest Metro and South Lake-Excelsior chambers. Sponsors: Minnesota Twins and Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal.

FRIDAY, Oct. 2

Toastmasters meeting. 7 to 8 a.m., Supervalu headquarters, 11840 Valley View Road, Eden Prairie. Free. Call Jim Ell-Egermeier, 952-545-6600. Sponsor: Super Speakers Toastmasters Club.

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