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					                                                                                                                                    Professional Associations/Events
                        Name of Association                             Site Address                         Description of Association/Event                                                                                        Dates/Times                                      Location                                Cost
          4 Moms                                                   www.4momsonline.com                     Thorley Industries - Robotic baby equipment.
                                                                                                           The Chamber represents the interests of such businesses in public and private sector forums as well as
          African American Chamber of             http://web.memberclicks.com/mc/community/eventdetails.do                                                                                                                      Varies-Check Events
                                                                                                           offering management and technical assistance resources to improve the effectiveness of black-owned                                               Varies-Check Events Calendar                                      Varies
          Commerce                                              ?eventId=176462&orgId=aacc                                                                                                                                            Calendar
                                                                                                           businesses in the region.
                                                                                                             The Allegheny Conference on Community Development and its Affiliates — the Greater Pittsburgh
          Allegheny Conference on Community                                                                  Chamber of Commerce, Pennsylvania Economy League of Southwestern Pennsylvania, LLC and the                         Varies-Check Events
                                                             http://www.alleghenyconference.org/                                                                                                                                                            Varies-Check Events Calendar
          Development                                                                                        Pittsburgh Regional Alliance — work in collaboration with public and private sector partners to stimulate                Calendar
                                                                                                             economic growth and enhance the quality of life in southwestern Pennsylvania.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            500 Commonwealth Drive
                                                                                                             Amerinet is the most innovative and effective health care group purchasing organization in the United
          Amerinet                                       http://www.amerinet-gpo1.com/amerinet.aspx                                                                                                                                                         Warrendale, PA 15086
                                                                                                             States.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            877-711-5700
                                                                                                             Premier global association for professionals involved in corporate growth, corporate development, and              Varies-Check Events
          Association for Corporate Growth                               www.acg.org                                                                                                                                                                        Varies-Check Events Calendar
                                                                                                             mergers and acquisitions.                                                                                                Calendar
          American Society for Quality (ASQ)                         http://www.asq.org/                     ASQ is the world's leading membership organization devoted to quality.                                                    Varies               Varies-Check Events Calendar                                      Varies

          Astorino                                                    www.astorino.com                       Architecture firm - planning and strategy, design and implementation, engineering and construction.
                                                                                                             To the region's leading career development resource where job seekers, employers, students,
          Careerlink                                                 http://careerlink.com/
                                                                                                             educators and entrepreneurs connect.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Varies-Check Events
          Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh                            http://www.clpgh.org/                    Website of the library that allows you to search for events on specific topics.                                                                Varies-Check Events Calendar
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Calendar
                                                                                                             The Voice of the Leisure Marketplace - Providing retailers, manufacturers, suppliers and designers with                                                                                                         Free
          Casual Living                                          http://www.casualliving.com/                                                                                                                                                               Part of Furniture Today Family
                                                                                                             information about the casual furnishings industry.                                                                                                                                                            Newsletter
                                                                                                             The ChemPharma professional association is a nation-wide organization of business and technical                                                Philadelphia Chapter:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Varies
                                                                                                             executives in the Chemical, Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical and allied industries committed to the                                               Career Concepts
          ChemPharma                                       http://www.chempharma.net/events.asp                                                                                                                                 Philadelphia Chapter                                                                          Varies
                                                                                                             advancement of such industries through the exchange of information, educational programs and                                                   140 West Germantown Pike, Suite 150
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               meets every two weeks
                                                                                                             personal contact fostering career and business development.                                                                                    Plymouth Meeting PA 19462
                                                                                                             Chamber members number approximately 500 and include businesses not only from Cranberry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Varies-Check Events         2525 Rochester Road, Suite 200
          Cranberry Area Chamber of Commerce                 https://www.cranberrychamber.com/               Township, but also the surrounding areas including Wexford, Mars, Zelienople, Butler, New Castle and                                                                                                             Varies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Calendar              Cranberry Township, PA 16066
                                                                                                             Allegheny County.
          Dewey & Kaye aka McCrory &                                                                         Provides strategy development and planning services for non-profits, foundations, community
                                                            http://www.deweykaye.com/jobswatch/
          McDowell LLC                                                                                       collaboratives, and government agencies.
                                                                                                             Empower service professionals to achieve ultimate profitability through structured referral systems.
          Michelle Donovan, The Referability
                                                              www.referralinstitutepittsburgh.com            Their mission is to offer referral education & coaching to service professionals to enhance their                          Varies              See Website for details
          Expert                                                                                             referability for ultimate profitability.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Little E’s
                                                                                                             Join us every Thursday evening for Pittsburgh’s premier Jazz & Blues Happy Hour show for the                         5:30-8pm Every            949 Liberty Avenue · Second Floor (above
          Entrepreneurial Thursdays               http://www.entrepreneurialthursdays.com/                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     $5
                                                                                                             entrepreneurial/innovation community.                                                                                   Thursday               Mahoney’s Restaurant)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Pittsburgh, PA 15223
                                                                                                             Traditional Forums that feature one presenting company facing a particular challenge. As
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Varies;
          Enterprise Forum Pittsburgh                                                                        part of the presentation, a panel of experts then offers a critique/analysis of the featured                                                   Pittsburgh Golf Club (primarily…some events are
                                                  http://www.enterpriseforumpittsburgh.com/                                                                                                                                 Varies                                                                                         Generally
          (formerly MIT Enterprise Forum)                                                                    business strategy. On this site you may join the MIT Enterprise Forum Mailing List to get                                                      held at other locations. Be sure to verify).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           $25-$30
                                                                                                             updates on their upcoming events, and how to register.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              $10
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Cranberry Twp. Public Library
                                                                                                             All create opportunities to expand your network and interact with other executives and                         Third Thursday of Each                                                                           Prepay
          ExecuNet                                http://www.execunet.com/e_network.cfm?wt.svl=pn                                                                                                                                                           2525 Rochester Road
                                                                                                             ExecuNet members from leading companies.                                                                       Month 9:00-11:00am                                                                               $15 @
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Cranberry Township, PA 16066
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Door
                                                                                                     The Senior Executive Roundtable has been designed to provide a unique forum for high level                                                             Corporate Plaza I Building
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             $10
          ExecuNet - Senior Executive             http://www.execunet.com/e_network_detail.cfm?fmtid executives (General Managers, Presidents, CMO, CIO, COO, etc.), like yourself, at                                                                      6450 Rockside Woods Blvd, S.
                                                                                                                                                                                                See Website                                                                                                                members
          Roundtable - Cleveland                  =872a                                              compensation levels of $200,000+, to exchange leads, experiences, ideas and peer                                                                       Meeting Room Lower Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           $15 guest
                                                                                                     feedback specifically for your career development.                                                                                                     Independence, OH 44131
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Corporate Plaza I Building
                                                                                                          Networking is to your career as breathing is to living. Without either, you won't make it! Stay alive by                                                                                                            $10
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            6450 Rockside Woods Blvd, S.
          ExecuNet - Cleveland                    http://www.execunet.com/e_network_detail.cfm?fmtid=8719 joining us at the Cleveland Networking Meeting. Come and meet other high level executives who are as                       See Website                                                                            members
                                                                                                          eager as you are to develop and expand their networking relationships.                                                                            Meeting Room Lower Level                                        $15 guest
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Independence, OH 44131
                                                                                                             The FENG is a voluntary, international organization whose membership is free to qualified financial
          Financial Executives Networking Group                                                              members sponsored by an existing member. The FENG provides senior executives an easy way to                                           For more information contact Stephen Helfrich
                                                                   http://www.thefeng.org/
          (FENG)                                                                                             network exclusively with other senior financial executives and to share career transition experiences, job                            (724) 713-7956
                                                                                                             leads and workplace challenges                                                                             stephen_helfrich@yahoo.com
                                                                                                             Complete information source for the furniture industry featuring retailer and manufacturing news, plus                                                                                                          Free
          Furniture Today                                       http://www.furnituretoday.com/                                                                                                                                                     Part of Furniture Today Family
                                                                                                             product trends and market analysis.                                                                                                                                                                           Newsletter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Client interactions with GLG Council Members
          Gerson Lehrman Group                    http://www.glgroup.com/councils.html                                                                                                                                                                      include telephone consultations, in-person                        Free
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            meetings, reports, and educational presentations.
                                                                                                             Gerson Lehrman Group clients tap a network of more than 200000 subject matter experts worldwide.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Free
          Gifts & Decorative Accessories                         http://www.giftsanddec.com/                                                                                                                                                                Part of Furniture Today Family
                                                                                                             On each of the 20 days preceding the summit, Katz will feature a different G-20 country with presentations on the cultural and economic aspects of that country in the lobbies of Mervis Hall and Sennott SquareNewsletter the day.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             throughout
                                                                                                             Scott Kane founded Gray Hair Management® in 2000 with the mission to help senior managers and
          Gray Hair Management                              http://www.grayhairmanagement.com/                                                                                                                                       See Website            Multiple Services                                                 Varies
                                                                                                             executives find new opportunities and employment.
                                                                                                             Offers expertise in many areas, all related in some way to packaging systems design and reverse
          Greenpak, Inc.                                          http://www.greenpak.com/
                                                                                                             logistics processes
                                                                                                             Providing retailers, manufacturers, suppliers and designers with information about the home furnishings                                                                                                         Free
          Home Accents Today                                 http://www.homeaccentstoday.com/                                                                                                                                                               Part of Furniture Today Family
                                                                                                             and decorative accents industry.                                                                                                                                                                              Newsletter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Free
          Home Textiles Today                                 http://www.hometextilestoday.com/              The business and fashion newspaper of the home textiles industry.                                                                              Part of Furniture Today Family
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Newsletter
                                                                                                             Idea Foundry is a non-profit organization that supplies the critical ingredients for transforming an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The Idea Foundry bridges the gaps between business
                                                                                                             entrepreneur’s business idea into a Pennsylvania-based, fundable,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            skills, knowledge, funding and relationships that are
          Idea Foundry                                           http://www.ideafoundry.org/                 start-ups.                                                                                                              See Website
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            critical when launching your own Information Technology
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and Engineering related enterprise.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              One-stop job portal in the
          Imagine My New Job                                    http://imaginemynewjob.com/                  One-stop job portal in the Pittsburgh region.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Pittsburgh region.




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                                                                                                                                       Professional Associations/Events
                        Name of Association                                  Site Address                        Description of Association/Event                                                                                   Dates/Times                                  Location                       Cost
                                                                                                                 IMC provides their customers with an effective resource that facilitates the resolution of health-related
          IMC                                                 http://www.imcdocs.com/about/index.html                                                                                                                                                    A Highmark Affiliate
                                                                                                                 issues that impact upon workforce productivity.


          Indeed                                                        http://www.indeed.com/                   Indeed is a search engine for jobs. Indeed also provides information regarding job trends and salaries.                                                                                        Free



                                                                                                                 For more than 20 years, Innovation Works has played a vital role in Southwestern PA’s technology
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Kathy Mitchell, HR Strategist
                                                                                                                 economy, investing capital, business expertise, and other resources into high-potential companies with
          Innovation Works                                         http://www.innovationworks.org/                                                                                                                                                       2000 Technology Drive Suite 250
                                                                                                                 the greatest likelihood for regional economic impact. IW is the single largest investor in seed-stage
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Pittsburgh, PA 15219
                                                                                                                 companies in the region. We also provide resources for manufacturers to adopt new technologies.
                                                                                                              A tool for job seekers, job hunters, recruiters and headhunters to organize the job hunt and manage a
          JibberJobber                                          http://www.jibberjobber.com/login.php                                                                                                                                                                                                          Varies
                                                                                                              professional network.
                                                     http://www.josephbeth.com/Default.aspx?tabindex=0&tabid= On this site you may join the Joseph-Beth Booksellers Mailing List to get updates on their upcoming
          Joseph Beth Booksellers                                                                                                                                                                                                      Varies                                                                  Varies
                                                                             3&storeId=9                      news and events.
          Kennametal Center for Operational
                                                                                                                 Dedicated to empowering regional enterprises to achieve world class performance by providing training,
          Excellence - MANUFACTURING                                http://www.stvincent.edu/kcoe                                                                                                                                3rd Wed of Month        Varies-Check Events Calendar                          Varies
                                                                                                                 education and networking on the strategies, tactics, and tools of Operational Excellence.
          NETWORKING
          Kennametal Center for Operational
                                                                                                                 Dedicated to empowering regional enterprises to achieve world class performance by providing training,        2nd to last Thursday of
          Excellence - HEALTH CARE                                  http://www.stvincent.edu/kcoe                                                                                                                                                        Varies-Check Events Calendar                          Varies
                                                                                                                 education and networking on the strategies, tactics, and tools of Operational Excellence.                              Month
          NETWORKING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Free
          Kids Today Online                                        http://www.kidstodayonline.com/               The News Magazine for the Infant and Juvenile Industry.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Newsletter



          Lean/Six Sigma                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Westinghouse Energy Center
                                                                                                                 Topic: “How to Become a Six Sigma Black Belt Without Employer Sponsorship”, by Shankar Lavahani                   Sept 23, 2009
          How to Become a Six Sigma Black Belt                   http://www.asqpgh.org/program.html                                                                                                                                                      4350 Northern Pike                                      $25
                                                                                                                 (American Society for Quality Pittsburgh Section Chair Elect)                                                      6-8:30 pm            Monroeville, PA
          Without Employer Sponsorship


                                                                                                                 Welcome to the Pennsylvania Marcellus Shale website. You'll find information on the Marcellus Shale
                                                                                                                 formation, how we extract the natural gas and protect the environment, why we value the communities
          Marcellus Shale                                            http://www.pamarcellus.com/
                                                                                                                 where we do business, and the opportunities that the Commonwealth and its residents can realize in the
                                                                                                                 coming years and decades through natural gas exploration and production.

          Marketing Executives Networking                                                                        MENG is the indispensable community of executive-level marketers who share their passion and
                                                                 http://www.mengonline.com/visitors                                                                                                                                                      Varies-Check Events Calendar
          Group (MENG)                                                                                           expertise to ensure each member's success.
                                                                                                                 Mosaic, a free electronic newsletter published twice every month by Dewey & Kaye, keeps nonprofit,
                                                                                                                 foundation and association leaders in the know on issues related to regional job opportunities, talent
          Mosaic                                             http://www.mccmcd.com/mosaic/index.php                                                                                                                                                      Resource for the non-profit professional
                                                                                                                 management, succession planning, management best practices, trends and events of interest. This
                                                                                                                 resource is a must read for executives and managers.
                                                                                                                 NETSHARE is the leader in providing networking opportunities for executives. Collaborate and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Varies-Check Events
          Netshare                                      http://www.netshare.com/main.aspx?pg=mNetworking         exchange, intelligence and insight into specific companies, job leads not posted on the main site,                                      Varies-Check Events Calendar                          Varies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Calendar
                                                                                                                 information related to job search professional development, best practices.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               $19.96
                                                                                                                 In Never Eat Alone, Ferrazzi lays out the specific steps-and inner mindset-he uses to reach out to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               online
          Never Eat Alone                                            http://www.keithferrazzi.com/               connect with the thousands of colleagues, friends, and associates on his Rolodex, people he has helped                                  Book
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Barnes &
                                                                                                                 and who have helped him.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Nobles
                                                                                                                 The NACCC was incorporated in 1972 and currently has over 800 members. They service the
          North Allegheny Chamber of                                                                             businesses and communities in Etna, Franklin Park, Hampton, Marshall, McCandless, Pine, Richland,             Varies-Check Events
                                                                         http://www.naccc.com/                                                                                                                                                           Varies-Check Events Calendar                          Varies
          Commerce                                                                                               Ross and Shaler. By hosting a variety of networking events, they help to promote and retain local                   Calendar
                                                                                                                 commerce.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       North Chapter:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Hampton Presbyterian Church, 2942 East Hardies Road,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              North Chapter Mondays
          PAPEN- Pennsylvania Professional                                                                                                                                                                                                             Gibsonia, PA 15044
                                                                  http://www.papen.us/Default.aspx               PAPEN is a Pittsburgh-based networking organization hat helps members advance their careers.                9am South Chapter Fridays                                                         Varies
          Employment Network                                                                                                                                                                                                           9am
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       South Chapter:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2040 Washington
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15241 in Room 176
                                                                                                                 Pittsburgh Business Times is Pittsburgh's leading source of comprehensive business news and in-depth
          Pittsburgh Business Times                           http://pittsburgh.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/
                                                                                                                 analysis.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      various            online and hard copy                                   varies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Joseph-Beth Booksellers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               8:00-9:30am
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   SouthSide Works
          Pittsburgh Business Times Business for http://pittsburgh.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/event/5051#regist Enjoy a continental breakfast, and listen to an interesting and informative speaker with fellow business         Monthly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   2705 East Carson Street                                       $25
          Breakfast                                                              er                             professionals.                                                                                           Next: Wednesday, April 8,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Pittsburgh, PA 15203
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   2009
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   (412) 381-3600


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Free
          Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse                   http://www.pittsburghlifesciences.com/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Newsletter
                                                                                                                 The Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse (PLSG) invests in and supports the growth of life sciences
                                                                                                                 companies in Pittsburgh and southwestern Pennsylvania.

                                                                                                                 From educational roundtable events to social Face2Face events to our annual Tech 50 Awards
          Pittsburgh Technology Council                      http://www.pghtech.org/events/default.aspx          ceremony, the Council programs more than 100 events each year. Only the PTC provides you with the                     Varies            Varies                                                Varies
                                                                                                                 opportunity to rub elbows with the best and brightest in southwestern Pennsylvania’s tech industry.
                                                                                                                 This year’s Tech 50 Awards pushed into uncharted territory honoring new companies within seven
                                                       http://techburgher.pghtech.org/s008/a0/a7/2008-tech-50-
          Pittsburgh Technology Council - Top 50                                                                 categories and a CEO of the Year. To keep pace with a fast-moving industry, Tech 50 added the Green
                                                                          winners-announced
                                                                                                                 Technology and High Rise categories to the mix.
                                                                                                                 No matter which step is next for you on the corporate ladder, the Career Center can help you find the
          Pittsburgh Technology Council                      http://www.pghtech.org/careers/default.aspx
                                                                                                                 right job to help you succeed.




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                                                                                                                                  Professional Associations/Events
                        Name of Association                             Site Address                        Description of Association/Event                                                                                    Dates/Times                                Location                          Cost
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Council Training Room,                                 This event is
          Pittsburgh Technology Council-                                                                                                                                                                                         12/7/2009
                                                               http://www.pghtech.org/events/               PTC is hosting this Open House for prospective, new and renewing members.                                                              Pittsburgh Technology Council                          free, please
          MEMBERSHIP OPEN HOUSE                                                                                                                                                                                                   3-5 pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   2000 Technology Drive, 15219                              RSVP.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   PVCA hosts a number of luncheons annually at the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Duquesne Club in downtown Pittsburgh. Each luncheon
                                                                                                            The Pittsburgh Venture Capital Association was founded in 1982 to catalyze venture investment and                                      features a prominent regional or national speaker to
          Pittsburgh Venture Capital Association                   http://www.thepvca.org/                                                                                                                                        Varies                                                                     Varies
                                                                                                            entrepreneurialism in Western Pennsylvania                                                                                             discuss some aspect of venture capital and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   entrepreneurial activities. Luncheons are open to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   members, associate members, and their guests.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   North Way Christian Community Worship Center
                                                                                                            Priority Two is a non-profit organization that was established for the purpose of providing "Pro-Active"                               Room 105
          Priority Two                                               http://www.ptwo.org/                                                                                                                                 Mondays 7:00-10:00 PM                                                             Varies
                                                                                                            job search skills and support services for those individuals going through employment transition.                                      12121 Perry Highway
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Wexford, PA 15090
                                                                                                            The Directory of Executive and Professional Recruiters, otherwise known as the famed “Red Book”, is                                                                                            $59.95 +
          Recruiter Red Book                                  http://www.recruiterredbook.com/              the premier junior, senior and executive-level job seekers guide for researching and contacting recruiting                             Available online                                       shipping &
                                                                                                            firms that will best facilitate their career goals.                                                                                                                                            handling
          Rite Site.com                                               www.ritesite.com                      A global exchange where management talent and opportunity meet.
                                                                                                            Today's Rites of Passage is continually reviewed and updated by its author, John Lucht, one of
                                                                                                            America's leading executive recruiters. He is also the creator of RiteSite.com, specifically designed to
          Rites of Passage                               http://www.ritesite.com/Main/aboutBook.cfm
                                                                                                            serve the needs of career-building executives. Rites of Passage provides the ideal background for use
                                                                                                            of this Internet site.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Greensburg First United Methodist Church
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         First & Third Wednesday of Fellowship Hall
                                                                                                            The objective is to provide a place for the unemployed to gather and receive encouragement, support,
          Seeker's Group (Greensburg)                http://www.greensburgfirst.org/home.aspx?iid=94767                                                                                                                           each month        15 E. Second St.                                          Free
                                                                                                            job-search tips, job leads, and valuable connections.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    630pm           Greensburg, PA 15601
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    724-834-3111
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ingomar United Methodist Church
                                                                                                            The objective is to provide a place for the unemployed to gather and receive encouragement, support,           First & Third Tuesday of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ministry Center Conference Room
          Seeker's Group (North)                      http://www.ingomarumc.org/missions/Seekers.htm        job-search tips, job leads, and valuable connections. To date, over 200 people have found employment                  each month                                                                 Free
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1501 W. Ingomar Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15237
                                                                                                            and over 60 people are currently networking.                                                                             7pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     (412) 364-3613
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mount Lebanon United Presbyterian Church
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           First & Third Tuesday of
                                                                                                            The objective is to provide a place for the unemployed to gather and receive encouragement, support,                                    255 Washington Road
          Seeker's Group (South)                               http://www.mlupc.org/index.htm                                                                                                                                     each month                                                                 Free
                                                                                                            job-search tips, job leads, and valuable connections.                                                                                   Pittsburgh, PA 15216
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     7pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    (412) 531-3387
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Westminster Presbyterian Church
                                                                                                            The objective is to provide a place for the unemployed to gather and receive encouragement, support,          Second & Fourth Tuesday 2040 Washington Road
          Seeker's Group (Upper St. Clair)                http://www.westminster-church.org/news.htm                                                                                                                                                                                                         Free
                                                                                                            job-search tips, job leads, and valuable connections.                                                            of each month 7 pm     Upper St. Clair, PA 15241
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     412-835-6630
                                                                                                            Showcase for Commerce is the ultimate opportunity to link major defense corporations with qualified                                     Frank J. Pasquerilla Conference Center
          Showcase for Commerce (mentioned                                                                                                                                                                               2009 Showcase is 5/26/09 -                                                         See
                                                        http://www.johnstownchamber.com/showcase/           local companies for subcontracting.                                                                                                     301 Napoleon Street
          as "JURA")                                                                                                                                                                                                                5/29/09                                                                Website
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Johnstown, PA 15901
                                                                                                            Search millions of job listings from across the web. Find local jobs, salary comparisons, and
          Simply Hired                                           http://www.simplyhired.com/
                                                                                                            employment trends at Simply Hired . New jobs added daily.
                                                                                                            Premier trade association for smaller businesses in Pennsylvania. For more than half a century, SMC
                                                                                                            has been furnishing member-companies with the products, information, and services they need to
          SMC Business Council                                                                                                                                                                                        Varies-Check Events
                                                                     http://www.smc.org/                    compete in the contemporary business world. As a non-profit entity, SMC is organized and run by                               Varies-Check Events Calendar
          (Small Manufacturers' Council)                                                                                                                                                                                    Calendar
                                                                                                            business-owner/members and employs a staff of professionals to provide services critical to the
                                                                                                            operation of smaller businesses.
          Society for Technical Communication                                                               WorkQuest™ is sponsored by a grant from the Pittsburgh Chapter of the Society for Technical
                                                                    http://www.stcpgh.org/                                                                                                                                   Varies       Newsletters, events, website details all information              No Fee
          (WorkQuest™)                                                                                      Communication, STC .
                                                                                                            Sologig.com is a niche website specializing in connecting contract-to-hire, contractors, freelancers, and
          Solo Gigs                                                http://www.sologig.com/                                                                                                                                 Web Based      Register on website                                                 Free
                                                                                                            consultants with quality employers looking for independent professionals.
                                                                                                            The American Entrepreneur is Western Pennsylvania's only weekly radio talk show devoted entirely to Each Saturday from 9 AM
          The American Entrepreneur                                  http://taeradio.com/                                                                                                                                                 Money Talk 1360 WMNY
                                                                                                            the entrepreneurial experience.                                                                               to 12:30 PM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Basic Free
                                                                                                            TheLadders.com offers online job search resources and content for the $100k+ job seekers and
          The Ladders                                            http://www.theladders.com/                                                                                                                                                                                                                Premium
                                                                                                            recruiters.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           $30/mo
                                                    http://www.theladders.com/career-advice/optimism-job-
          The Ladders article                                                                               Stay Positive During Your Job Search Part I by William Arruda                                                                          Article mentioned during 01/15/09 session
                                                                       seeker-positivity
                                                     http://www.theladders.com/career-advice/job-search-
          The Ladders article                                                                               Stay Positive During Your Job Search Part II by William Arruda                                                                         Article mentioned during 01/15/09 session
                                                                           positivity
                                                                                                            TTC is a not-for-profit, member-driven, technology-based economic development organization focused
          The Technology Collaborative                            www.techcollaborative.org
                                                                                                            on starting, attracting, and growing robotics, cyber-security and digital technology companies.
                                                                                                            Only international nonprofit association dedicated to corporate renewal and turnaround management. It
          Turnaround Management Association                          www.turnaround.org                     celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2008 and the turnaround management, restructuring and distressed
                                                                                                            investing industry that TMA helped develop and define.
                                                                                                            It does exist! United, Pennsylvania is located in Mount Pleasant Township, Westmoreland County,
          United, PA                                   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United,_Pennsylvania
                                                                                                            Pennsylvania. It is a community located near Norvelt, Pennsylvania.

                                                                                                            Umbrella organization which coordinates the activities of its four centers: the Small Business
          University of Pittsburgh's Institute of
                                                              http://www.pittentrepreneur.com/              Development Center, the Entrepreneurial Fellows Center, the Family Enterprise Center and                                               Ann Dugan is the IEE's executive director
          Entrepreneurial Excellence                                                                        PantherlabWorks.

                                                                                                            These exclusive events are designed to celebrate successful women in the fields of sales, marketing,
          Women Power Breakfast Series              http://www.minoritymarketshare.com/events/power.htm                                                                                                                           Varies           Varies                                                   Varies
                                                                                                            public relations and advertising.

          Mentioned/Modified at 11/19/09
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