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September 12, 2009 list of job networking groups in the Twin Cities area.

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  • 1. ~~~ METRO AREA JOB CLUBS ~~~ Updated 9/12/09 Job Transition groups host guest speakers and offer group discussions on topics related to job search, an opportunity to network for job leads and the chance to gain support from other job seekers. Please share the list with Out Placement Firms, Recruitment Firms, Temporary employment firms, Churches, Work Force Centers and all individuals seeking employment so they can choose a group that meets their needs at a convenient location. Group Location Meeting Time Format or Specialization Contact BAYPORT Bethlehem Lutheran Church 2nd Monday of each month Non-denominational group offering speakers 651-439-3450 Valley Networking 490 4th St N Bayport, MN 7pm-9pm and networking angel@bethlehemstar.org Group 55003 www.bethlehemstar.org BLAINE Work Force Center Mondays 763-783-4800 The Networking Group 1201 89th Ave. NE 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM www.mnworkforcecenter.org Suite 220 Veterans Job Club Work Force Center Mondays Veterans Only 763-783-4800 1201 89th Ave. NE 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM Special Job Search Topics Each Week www.mnworkforcecenter.org Suite 220 Varied Speakers Networking opportunities BLOOMINGTON Oak Grove Presbyterian every-other-Saturday Networking George Burr 612-669-0455 Sales & Marketing Church 2200 Old Shakopee 9:00 AM Specializing in Sales & Marketing Email: Professionals Network, Road (Jan 3rd, Jan 17th, Jan 31th, Executives’ networking support gburr@localmarketmedia.com Inc. (Intersection of Old Feb 28th etc.) $50.00 per/year (SMPnet) Shakopee and Penn) $30 per ½ year Group Web site: www.oakgrv.org Subgroup networking groups, too www.SMPnet.org FEI/FENG Christ Presbyterian Church Last Thursday of the month Networking and support for financial Mark Richards Financial Executives Lee Hecht Harrison 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM executive’s members of FEI and FENG. richards_mj@msn.com International (FEI) – International Plaza – Suite Under ‘Chapters – Meeting FEI membership has reduced fee for finance 612-859-8869 Financial Executives 505 Announcements’ for executives in transition – holds monthly www.thefeng.org Networking Group 7900 International Drive complete details meetings for networking, professional Please contact for membership (FENG) Bloomington, MN 55425 Also publish bi-weekly development and guest speakers information listing of senior finance FENG membership is free – must have opportunities from on-line, sponsor to join. Holds joint Career Service recruiters and FEI/FENG meeting with FEI. Members. Minnesota Manufacturing Tuesdays 9 am to 11am Networking. Comprised primarily of Meetings by invitation only Network (2nd and 4th Tuesday of the Minneapolis / St. Paul based professionals LinkedIn Group is OPEN to SR month) with at least ten years of manufacturing Mfg. Experience. No recruiters. experience in a leadership role. Page 1 of 10
  • 2. ~~~ METRO AREA JOB CLUBS ~~~ Updated 9/12/09 Group Location Meeting Time Format or Specialization Contact Starbucks Wednesday Networking By Invitation Only Specializing on Sales & Marketing Career Networking Group Hilton, 3rd Monday of each month Networking www.pmi-mn.org The Minnesota Chapter of 34th Ave & American Blvd 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm speakers CareerNet page the Project Management East, Bloomington, MN. (check the website) workshops careernetworking@pmi-mn.org Institute – (PMI-MN) for Project Managers 651-917-6246 BROOKLYN PARK Work Force Center – Every Monday Pre-registration required For information please call Job Club (Hennepin North) 10:00 – 11:30 PM Brooklyn Park, 763-536-6016 763-536-6000 HIRED & DEED 7115 Northland Terrace Call for information Special Job Search Topics Each Week www.mnworkforcecenter.org Suite 100 Varied Speakers www.hired.org Brooklyn Park, MN 55428 Networking opportunities Nancy Buysse & Al Miller Veterans Job Club Work Force Center Fridays Veterans Only For information please call 7115 Northland Terrace 10:00 – 12:00 Special Job Search Topics Each Week Mark Mann Suite 100 Sign up at the front desk Varied Speakers 763-536-6073 Brooklyn Park, MN 55428 Networking opportunities www.mnworkforcecenter.org BURNSVILLE Prince of Peace Tuesday Sponsored by Prince of Peace and Shepherd 952-898-9388 The Job Connections Christian Life Center 6:30 – 8:30 PM of the Valley Churches www.princeofpeaceonline.org Group Rooms 200 - 202 Networking, speakers addressing job search 200 E. Nicollet Blvd. skills and small group discussion/support Networking Job Club Minnesota WorkForce Every Wednesday 9am to Usually speakers, presentations or topics for Mike Lang Center - Dakota County 11am the first hour, 952-895-7600 2900 County Road 42 West Networking for the second hour. michael.lang@state.mn.us Suite 140 Burnsville, MN 55337 CHANHASSEN 8201 Main Street 2nd and 4rd Tuesday The JTSG is designed to provide spiritual, George Davisson St Hubert's Catholic 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. physiological, and moral support for people 952 443 0010 Community that are going through job transition. George_Davisson@Yahoo.com COLUMBIA HEIGHTS Puerta Vallarta Mexican last Monday of the month . Presented in conjunction with Women 763-788-9009 Going Forward Job Club restaurant from 6p-8p Achieving New Directions, a program of 3800 Central Ave, Columbia Resource. The group is for both adult men & Heights women job seekers. Dinner is provided, and we can provide child care, if needed. It's free, but if you need childcare, you must RSVP Page 2 of 10
  • 3. ~~~ METRO AREA JOB CLUBS ~~~ Updated 9/12/09 Group Location Meeting Time Format or Specialization Contact Westwood Job Transition Westwood Community 5:30PM-7:00PM on the 1st Networking, periodic speakers, and small Matthew Beck, 952-457-8866, Group Church in Room #116 and 3rd Monday of every group discussions matthewpbeck@yahoo.com 3121 Westwood Drive Month Chanhassen, MN 55331 Coon Rapids North Metro Job Church of The Epiphany Tuesday evenings 6:30 - NMJNG is a non-denominational group open Networking Group 1900 - 111th Avenue NW 8:30 P.M. to all persons. A positive evening that begins Richard White Coon Rapids, MN 55433 and ends with prayer. We offer Speakers richardwhite01@msn.com from time to time, networking, current job Church Office 763-755-1020 Room 708 leads, ongoing job search strategies. One-on- one work with Dick White on resume work, interviewing techniques and managing career transitions; Join other jobs seekers to share and be informed. CRYSTAL Various locations 3 to 4 times a year, call or Networking and speakers Brian Thomas Minnesota Management e-mail for location & time bsthomas@bitstream.net Society 952 544 9464 EAGAN Easter Job Transitions Easter Lutheran Church Every Tuesday at Intended to inspire job seekers, refine job catherine@arbez.com Group 4200 Pilot Knob Road • 7:30-9:00 AM seeking skills, and celebrate successes. www.easterjobs.org Eagan, MN 55122 New presentation by Topics change each week. Guest speakers, 651-452-3680 Pilot Knob at Diffley Road professional recruiter discussion groups, videos, networking 1st Tuesday of each month opportunities. EDEN PRAIRIE 13600 Technology Drive Wednesday Networking 952-937-2776 St. Andrew Lutheran Eden Prairie 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM http://www.standrewlu.org/ Church Job Transition Support St. Andrew Lutheran Monday Networking, Speakers & Small Group http://groups.yahoo.com/group/JITSG Group 13600 Technology Drive 7:00 – 9:00 PM JITSG@yahoogroups.com ITNetworkers @ St. Andrew Lutheran Wednesday Speakers, small group discussions for all groups.yahoo.com/group/ITNetworkers St. Andrew Lutheran 13600 Technology Drive 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Techies ITGroup_Minnesota@yahoo.com Crossroads Career Grace Church of Eden 1st Thursday of the Month Expert Speakers and varied career search Dave Sparkman Network Prairie 7:30AM - 9:30AM topics, facilitated and informal networking, david_sparkman@uhc.com 9301 Eden Prairie Road Room M209 prayer and support. Small groups available. www.ccnatgrace.com Eden Prairie, MN 55347 Page 3 of 10
  • 4. ~~~ METRO AREA JOB CLUBS ~~~ Updated 9/12/09 Group Location Meeting Time Format or Specialization Contact TH " Back Together" eden prairie assembly 9-11am – 2 & 4 Church: 952.934.2327 Careers Class 16591 duck lake trail Thurdsays www.epassembly.org/index.html eden prairie, mn 55346 Ron Conroy (EPAG Fellowship Hall) ron@conroyconsult.com. Wooddale Job Transition Wooddale Church Monday Networking, Accountability, Encouragement, Lonny J. Gulden Support Group 6630 Shady Oak 7:15 AM and Prayer Support lonny@chiefconnectionsofficer.com Road Job Search Process Workshop Wooddale Church, 952-944-6300 www.wooddale.org jtsg@wooddale.org EDINA 6800 France Avenue South Every 3 weeks CEOs, COOs, & Senior VPs Jack Baloga C-Group Conference Room #580 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM By invitation or referral 952-944-5194 Introductions, networking, & assistance jackbaloga@aol.com Christ in Career support Christ Presbyterian Church 1st & 3rd. –Saturday Job Support Workshop 952-920-8515 6901 Normandale Road 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM Room 316 Minneapolis Job Support Christ Presbyterian Church Tuesday 6:30 PM Job Support Workshop for Managers, JOHN WETZEL Workshop 6901 Normandale Road Professionals Professionals and Others JOHN.WETZEL@RIGHT.COM Room 107 $3.00 donation Web Site: www.mjsw.org Phone: 612-720-6532 Hotline: 952-826-7011 Women Networking Christ Presbyterian Church Thursday 6:30 p.m. Focuses on career/life skills development and www.MJSW.org Group 6901 Normandale Road job search with special emphasis on hotline at (952) 826-7011 Room 20 on the lower level, challenges that women face. We pursue Eleanor Ling next to the elevator). topics and speakers to appeal to both 952.944.4054 employed women and women in transition. The meetings aim to provide opportunities to share knowledge, experiences and lessons learned in an open and supportive environment. Saint Stephen’s Job Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Thursday evenings from Support, encouragement, and networking for Len Slade and John Barrow Search Support Group Church 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM job seekers jobsupport@ststephens.com 4439 W. 50th Street in the library www.ststephens.com/jobsupport Edina, MN 55424 952-920-0595 SAMS net Good Samaritan Methodist Wednesday Networking By Invitation Only Church 1:15 PM – 3:00 PM Specializing on Sales & Marketing Shane Smith 5730 Grove Street mshanesmith@worldnet.att.net Page 4 of 10
  • 5. ~~~ METRO AREA JOB CLUBS ~~~ Updated 9/12/09 Group Location Meeting Time Format or Specialization Contact S & D I/T Subgroup Pentagon Park 2nd Tuesday each Month Individual commercial – 30 seconds to 2 Phillip Brooks 4620 West 77th Street 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM minutes Networking & speakers 651-470-1257 lower level conference philbrooks@comcast.net S & D Supply Chain Pentagon Park Open to Smilin & Dialin Individual commercial – 30 seconds to 2 John Brumbaugh Transportation and 4600 W 77th street members only minutes Networking & speakers 952-432-4801 Logistics Subgroup in the conference room 10.00 AM to 11:30 AM jbrumba742@aol.com GOLDEN VALLEY Radisson South 2nd Tuesday bi-Month Networking By invitation only Smilin’ & Dialin’ 7800 Normandale Blvd. 6:30 AM to 10:00 AM HOPKINS Hopkins Area Family Thursday 6:45-7:45 PM Job skills & Speaking Aids David Alrowitz at 952-939-9749 Minneapolitan Resource Center Call for information www.geocities.com/jim_4004/Toa Toastmasters Career 915 Main street stmasters.html Enhancement / Transition Hopkins, MN 55343 INVER GROVE Inverhills Church 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the Faith-based, Encouragement, Prayer Support, 651 451-3796 HEIGHTS 8265 Babcock Trail East month Networking, Special speakers www.inverhillschurch.org. Inverhills Work Inver Grove Heights, MN Connection Group 55077 Lakeville Hosanna! Lutheran 1st and 3rd Tuesday Prayer focus with Networking and support Howie Nelson Career Connections 9660 163rd St West 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Biblical Workplace values 952-892-6344 Avodah Services Lakeville, MN 55044 Room 8 Job placement howienelson@charter.net 952-435-3332 1 0n 1 Meetings room 2 Non-profit www.hosannalc.org Tuesdays 5:30-6:30 pm www.avodahservices.org st rd MAPLE GROVE Maple Grove Evangelical 1 and 3 Thursdays Faith-based, Encouragement, Prayer Support, Becky Peterson Job Transition Support Free Church afternoons Networking, Special speakers Director of Women's and Care Group 8585 Rice Lake Road 1:00 - 2:30pm Ministries Maple Grove, MN 55369 Location: Kidzone 763-420-6485 x 105 beckyp@mgefc.org www.mgefc.org MEDINA 155 County Rd. 24 1st. Thursday Cheryl Alexander Networking Introductions & then either a Holy Name of Jesus Wayzata/Medina 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM 763-416-4570 speaker, panel discussion, or open networking Church Area Emmaus Room cherylalexander@comcast.net also sends out jobs from various groups and recruiters - no need to come to meeting if just Bill Corrigan want the jobs emailed to you wcorrig@comcast.net Page 5 of 10
  • 6. ~~~ METRO AREA JOB CLUBS ~~~ Updated 9/12/09 Group Location Meeting Time Format or Specialization Contact MENDOTA HEIGHTS St. Paul's United Meeting time: 6:30 PM Sharing support and knowledge; networking Church Office at: 651.452.5683 Mendota Heights Job Methodist Church, alternate Thursdays (5/21, opportunities Tom Saby at: Club 700 Wesley Lane, 6/4 and 6/28) tomsaby@comcast.net Mendota Heights, MN 55118 MINNEAPOLIS Basilica of St. Mary Monthly Workshops & One-on-one work with Janet Grove (ministry Janet Grove Basilica Employment 17th and Hennepin Avenues, Individual meetings as leader) and volunteer coaches; Assistance 612 - 317 - 3508 Ministry Minneapolis scheduled networking, locating postings, resume work, E-mail: jgrove@mary.org managing career transitions; Monthly workshops on job seeking topics. Career Coffee House Career Crossroads Beginning Saturday, Meetings will include check-in/updates, e-mailing Career Crossroads at 2736 Lyndale Avenue So November 5, from 9:30 networking and tips/skill building Cost is $10 vicki@careercrossroads.us Suite 212, Minneapolis a.m. to 11:00 a.m per person for a 6 week series of meetings Medical Device Job Southview Seventh Day 1st Tuesday of every month The mission of the Medical Device Job Jack Heil Transition Group Adventist Church at 6:30 pm Group is to give medical device job seekers 763-797-1045 5750 S. Wentworth Ave "Please email for (engineering, quality, regulatory, purchasing, medicaldevicejobgroup@hotmail.c SW corner of Wentworth & invitation / industry sales and marketing etc.) an opportunity to om 58th St experience required" discuss issues relevant to their particular job Minneapolis search while meeting others in the industry. East Side Neighborhood 1700 Second St. NE 9 – 10 a.m., Tuesday and Audrey Harris-Blount Services Thursday 612-787 - 4051 Pillsbury Neighborhood Brian Coyle Community Call for meetings Orientation / must Preregister 612 - 338 - 3808 Services Center M-F 7:30 – 9:30 PM to Pre-Register Mpls. Residents only 420 S. 15th Ave. TWIN CITY 430 First Avenue North second and fourth There are speakers the second and fourth Ardis Wexler, EMPLOYMENT Suite 620 Thursdays of the month Thursdays of the month. The goals of the Program Coordinator, COLLABORATIVE Minneapolis, MN 55401 from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. at group are to provide support, networking and 952-417-2117 the Sabes JCC advice about job search skills. awexler@jvsmn.org WAND, Women 3200 Penn Ave. N., 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Thursday Services primarily for single, working Anie Umoeka, 651-752-8500 Achieving New Minneapolis mothers; however, single, working fathers or 651-752-8554 Directions also welcome Medical Suds Medtech, Biotech & Meets Quarterly on Education, seminars, & networking www.medsuds.com Life science professionals Thursday evening at For Medtech, Biotech and Life Science Matt Noah various locations Professionals 952-934-5424 Page 6 of 10
  • 7. ~~~ METRO AREA JOB CLUBS ~~~ Updated 9/12/09 Group Location Meeting Time Format or Specialization Contact Net Suds IT & High Tech Meets quarterly at various Education, seminars, & networking www.netsuds.com Professionals locations For IT and High-tech professionals Matt Noah 952-934-5424 MISRC Carlson School of Business Monthly during academic Seminars for IT professionals Research Seminars – Univ. of Minnesota year – call for information campus Employment Transitions, Westminster Presbyterian Sat. 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Ken Huskins Church Bates Room krh321@gmail.com 12 St. and Marquette Ave., Claudia Kapitan, 612-332-3421 Minneapolis www.ewestminster.org Minnesota Teamsters 2829 University Avenue SE Wednesday from We work with everyone; John Coffey Service Bureau Suite 720, Minneapolis 10:00A.M. until noon both union and non-union 612-676-3759 john@mntsb.org MINNETONKA JVS - Suite 300 2nd and 4th Tuesday's Job search skills, networking, speakers, Leah Temkin, Career Development Job Transition and 13100 Wayzata Boulevard, 10-11:30 am individual check-in time and support Program Manager 952.417.2108 Support Group Minnetonka ltemkin@jvsmn.org www.jvsmn.org NORTH ST. PAUL 2098 E. 11th Ave. Thursday Speakers, networking, current job leads, Michael Ellison Work Force Center North St. Paul 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM ongoing job search strategies and 651-770-4491 encouragement on you journey to the next www.mnworkforcecenter.org job. Coping mechanisms and ideas. Join other 651-779-5666 jobs seekers to share and be informed. North East Work Search North Haven Church, 2240 6:15 PM Every Tuesday - Networking, job skill Richard Brunkow, Group 15th Ave East, North St. Room 102 development, and 651-235-3092 Paul, MN 55109 Encouragement. richardbrunkow@msn.com PLYMOUTH Messiah United Methodist 2nd Tuesday of the Month, Open Networking, Speaker, Table Jean Paulsen-Lepley, Network 24/7 Church 7:00 A.M. - 9:00 A.M. Networking jplepley@comcast.net 17805 County Road 6 Pre-registration appreciated, but not required 612-840-7869 Plymouth, MN 55447 Plymouth Covenant Plymouth Covenant Church Call for a no obligation One-on-one support to clarify and provide Pastor Dan Johnson Career Transition Support 4300 Vicksburg Lane, appointment. personal help relative to Career Transition. 763-559-4300 Group Plymouth, MN 55446 Go to website for list of individuals and www.plymouthcovenant.org special interests association with Career office@plymouthcovenant.org Transition - Page 7 of 10
  • 8. ~~~ METRO AREA JOB CLUBS ~~~ Updated 9/12/09 Group Location Meeting Time Format or Specialization Contact Wayzata Evangelical Free 705 County Rd. 101 N. 1st Tuesday of the month Focuses on spiritual needs of individuals in Pastor Carroll, 763-473-9463 Church from 7-9 PM transition Prayer support for job seekers. carroll.miller@wayzatafreeorg Offers mentoring and sharing of job leads Jim Villars Job.Trans.WEFC@Comcast.net SAVAGE Bridgewood Church Support group meets one-on-one support, assistance and Michele Boeder Bridgepath Support 6201 W. 135th St second Mondays of each accountability 952-736-2779 Group & Workshops Savage, MN. month at Special work shops as needed tboeders@earthlink.net 6:30 – 8:30 PM John Whitmore 952-830-1420 ext 227 SHOREVIEW SOAR for Jobs St. Odila’s Catholic 2nd and 4th The St. Odilia’s Job Transition Support Call 651-484-6681 Community MONDAYS of the Month Group is a non-denominational group open to Or See Our Web Site 3495 Victoria St. North all persons. The group coaches people to take www.soar4jobs.org 7-9pm control of their future and achieve a www.stodilia.org successful job transition. To accomplish this, the group offers seminars with guest speakers, mentorship, training, fellowship and networking. ST. LOUIS PARK Northwest Chapter AITP Meeting 5:15 p.m 1st. Thursday 612-751-2138 AITP – Association of Doubletree Hotel Dinner: 5:30 p.m September through May www.nwaitp.org Informational Prof. 1500 Park Place Blvd. Program: 6:30 to 8 p.m Info@nwaitp.org Women In Transition Lennox Community Center Day Workshops: Available to all Women regardless of work Dina Stender 6715 Minnetonka Blvd, Tues / Thurs, 9am–3:30 pm experience, education or income level. Job eac-mn.org/womensprog.shtml #212 Job Skills Workshops: search seminars held weekly. dstender@resource-mn.org St. Louis Park, MN 55426 Mondays, 6:00 – 8:00 pm eac-mn.org/womensprog.shtml 612-752-8444 Starbuck Networking Starbuck coffee shop 1 – 2 p.m., Informal meetings but we share ideas, job Youssef Haddad Group highway 55 & Winnetka Alternate Thursdays leads, & contacts through e-mail. The group y_haddad@yahoo.com in the strip mall is very helpful, and made of many IT leaders, cell (612) 791-5544 managers, some business people & recruiters. 7 degrees creativ St. Georges Episcopal Fridays at 11-1:00 pm Networking and Support group for Creative www.StGeorgesOnline.org Church Professionals info@7degreecreativ.com 5224 Minnetonka Boulevard www.SaintG.org St. Louis Park, MN 55416 952-926-1646 Page 8 of 10
  • 9. ~~~ METRO AREA JOB CLUBS ~~~ Updated 9/12/09 Group Location Meeting Time Format or Specialization Contact ST. PAUL 2324 University Ave. West 2nd and 4th Tuesday from Set goals and develop new ideas and leads for Call First Women Venture 9:30 – 11:30 AM your job search. Network with others to 651-646-3808 2nd and 4th Thursday from create new contacts and create solid support www.womenventure.org 6:30 – 8:30 PM systems as you make that career transition Coffee Hour Quality Career Services Mondays Weekly speakers, on Job Search Topics, 651-647-9322 Jobs In Transition 2515 Wabash Ave 10:00 AM –11:00 AM excellent networking opportunities, No Fees, www.qualitycareerservices.org/networking. htm Suite LL1 St. Paul One Stop Transition Center directorqcs@qualitycareerservices.org UU Networkers Unity Church-Unitarian Meets in the library upstairs check-in on prior week's job seeking Ron Prieve Job/Career Transition & 732 Holly Avenue Every Monday morning activities, people mention agenda items. rprieve@msn.com Support Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104 9:30 to 11:30 Occasional presentations Wendy Frieze wendyfrieze@mac.com Veterans Center 2480 University Ave. Open to Veterans Job assistance or Individual Counsel no 651-644-4022 groups/meetings Job search help Veterans Job Club Work Force Center Monday s Veterans Only For info call 651 642 0363 540 Fairview Ave N 9:00 – 11:00 Special Job Search Topics Each Week Neal Krenz St Paul, 55104 Sign up at the front desk Varied Speakers 651 642 0735 Networking opportunities www.mnworkforcecenter.org WORK FOR PEOPLE Woodland Hills Church Meeting by appointment. Help with resumes, interviewing, and job search Mary J Anderson 1740 Van Dyke Street Please contact practices provided in a supportive, faith-based Associate Pastor of Resource Ministries St. Paul, MN 55109 Mary J. Anderson environment. manderson@whchurch.org At (651) 287 2059 WEST ST. PAUL 1 Mendota Road West, #170 Monday 1:30 – 3:30 PM A speaker the first hour WorkForce Center #651-554-5955 Dakota County Northern West St. Paul 55118 and networking the second hour Service Center WAYZATA Unitarian Universalist first and third Thursday A mix of seminar material, helpful networking, www.face2.net Face2Face Job Search Church of Minnetonka of each month, and speakers, each meeting of Face2Face is Networking 605 Rice Street Wayzata, 9am – noon designed to serve professionals in the metro area MN 55391 who want the latest methods on job search in a tough economy. Networking Clusters include (5 minutes from 494/394/12) Sales and Marketing, Finance, Product, Project, Program Management, Fundraising/Non-profits, HR/Training, Operations and General Management, Finance, Engineering, Software/IT, Under-40, Executive Forum, and others as needed. Page 9 of 10
  • 10. ~~~ METRO AREA JOB CLUBS ~~~ Updated 9/12/09 Group Location Meeting Time Format or Specialization Contact New Day Career Wayzata Community 3rd Tuesday of each Month Speaker, networking and small group Katherine.poindexter@smithbarne Connection Church discussions y.com 125 E Wayzata Blvd 952-473-8877 Wayzata, MN 55391 Breakfast Connections: Morgan Stanley Smith 2nd Tuesday of every month Networking, Key Note Speakers on revelent Sarah Curfman - Financial Education for Careers in Barney - Wayzata Branch, September through May topics, Workshop/Small Group Breakout, Advisor, Financial Planning Transition 445 East Lake Street, more Networking . Specialist 3rd Floor Conference Room, Complimentary continental breakfast and Sarah.a.curfman@smithbarney.com Wayzata, MN coffee bar. Email to RSVP or call Christine Heine at 952 475 4380 WOODBURY Woodbury Lutheran Meet 2nd. & 4th Thursday Christian aspect of strength and guidance Tom Colosimo Career Transition 7380 Afton Road 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM through prayer. Guest speakers on relevant 651-739-5144 Connection Woodbury Except holidays topics, mentoring & networking www.woodburylutheran.org Prepared and up dated by a fellow networker. Please contact Bruce Hanson at bghanson@msn.com with any changes, corrections, additions. I am a versatile & adaptable manager, with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate and lead at a technical and non-technical level. A manager of hardware & software: customer service, field service, system, and application engineers in manufacturing, & operations. Working globally, in the areas of IT Mgmt., Production Automation, System Certification & Integration, SCADA, IC Etch & ATE, Telecommunications & Radio. Specializing in putting systems together, getting them installed, keeping them running, & training, by managing production & service personnel, vendors, integrators, distributors, & mfg's rep’s. For more info see http://brucehanson.efoliomn1.com Page 10 of 10