Nov 16, 2012 20:15 Business Meetings for the week of Nov. 11, 2012 Business Meetings for the week of Nov. 11, 2012 Advocate story Nov. 16, 2012 Comments ASCENSION PARISH LIBRARY WHEN: Tuesday, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. WHERE: Dutchtown library branch, 13278 Highway 73 in Geismar. TOPIC: “Starting and Financing a Small Business,” with topics on writing a business plan, sources of funds for start-up and expansion, small business resources and licenses. COST: Free. RESERVATIONS: Louisiana Small Business Development Center Southern University, (225) 771-5991 or at http://www.lsbdc.org. BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU WHEN: Tuesday, registration 11:00 a.m.; program/luncheon 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. WHERE: Marriott Baton Rouge, 5500 Hilton Avenue in Baton Rouge. EVENT: B2B Luncheon, with table displays provided for promotional items. COST: $15 accredited businesses; $25 non-accredited businesses. RESERVATIONS: BJ Militello, (225) 346-8343 or firstname.lastname@example.org. BUSINESS NETWORK OF BATON ROUGE WHEN: Tuesday, 7:30 a.m. WHERE: The Oaks at Sherwood, 1655 Sherwood Forest Blvd. in Baton Rouge. SPEAKER: David Burton, Champion Graphic Communications. INFORMATION: http://www.businessnetworkbr.com. AMERICAN BUSINESS WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION-LA CAPITALE CHAPTER WHEN: Wednesday, 11:15 a.m. networking; 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. program/lunch. WHERE: Juban’s Restaurant, 3739 Perkins Road in Baton Rouge. EVENT: Monthly meeting. COST: $20 with reservation; $22 with none. RESERVATIONS: Louis LeBlanc, (225) 776-6100 or http://www.abwabatonrouge.org by Monday. BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU WHEN: Thursday, 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m. WHERE: Old State Capitol, 100 North Blvd. in Baton Rouge. EVENT: Holiday season “Celebrate You” social event for BBB-accredited businesses and their guests. INFORMATION: BJ Militello, (225) 346-8343 or email@example.com. AMERICAN COUNCIL OF ENGINEERING COMPANIES OF LOUISIANA WHEN: Thursday, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. WHERE: Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center, 201 Lafayette St. in Baton Rouge. EVENT: “Project Outlook 2012: Engineering a Better Louisiana.” COST: $195 members; $350 nonmembers. RESERVATIONS: Janet Tomeny, (225) 927-7704 or firstname.lastname@example.org.