AMERICAN COUNCIL OF ENGINEERING COMPANIES of LA., BATON ROUGE CHAPTER

WHEN: Monday, 11:30 a.m.

WHERE: Oak Lodge, 2834 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd.

SPEAKER: Mike Walker, mayor pro-tempore, District 9

COST: $25 members; $40 nonmembers

RESERVATIONS: Katharine Frederick, kfrederick@acecl.org or (225) 927-7704

RIVER CITY LEGAL PROFESSIONALS INC.

WHEN: Tuesday, noon

WHERE: De La Ronde Hall, 320 Third St.

TOPIC: “What to Do When Your Secretary Says, ‘We Need to Talk’”

COST: $15

RESERVATIONS: beverly.henderson@taylorporter.com

METRO LEADERS OF BATON ROUGE

WHEN: Tuesday, 7:10 a.m.-8 a.m.

WHERE: La Madeleine French Cafe, 7615 Jefferson Highway

SPEAKER: Daniel Calix, Net Concepts by Calix

RESERVATIONS: Matt Beeson, (225) 751-9800 or mbeeson@tsgcom.com; or Daniel Calix, (225) 774-7474 or daniel@ncbcllc.com

AMERICAN BUSINESS WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION – LA CAPITALE CHAPTER

WHEN: Wednesday, 11:30 a.m.

WHERE: Juban’s Restaurant, 3739 Perkins Road

SPEAKER: Charles D’Agostino, executive director of the Louisiana Business and Technology Center

COST: $20, members; $22, nonmembers

RESERVATIONS: Lois Le Blanc, (225) 776-6100, or http://www.abwabatonrouge.org

AMERICAN PAYROLL ASSOCIATION SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA CHAPTER

WHEN: Thursday, 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: Café East, 4628 Rye St. in Metairie

EVENT: Open discussion on “Payroll Issues”

COST: $35 in advance; $40 at the door

RESERVATIONS: http://www.apasela.org or Catherine Chan at (504) 314-2776

LOUISIANA STAFFING ASSOCIATION

WHEN: Thursday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

WHERE: Four Points by Sheraton, 6041 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Matairie

SPEAKER: Toby Malara, the ASA’s government affairs counsel, with a “2011 Legal and Legislative Update” and the latest on health-care reform; and Jon Maly, of CareerBuilder, “Elevate Your Game: Sales Techniques and Tools for 2011”

COST: $50 members; $60 nonmembers

RESERVATIONS: (225) 767-7163 or jimmy@burland.org