Business Meetings for Aug. 18

WHEN: Monday, 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: DeAngelo’s, 7550 Bluebonnet Blvd., Baton Rouge

SPEAKER: Luke Morris, attorney at Postlewaithe & Netterville, on “Small Sucessions”

RESERVATIONS: nanor@eatel.net

INTERNATIONAL FACILITIES MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION — BATON ROUGE CHAPTER

WHEN: Tuesday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

WHERE: Juban’s Restaurant, 3739 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge

SPEAKER: Bryon Patterson, of Southeastern Louisiana University, on “Sustainability Center”

COST: $25 per person

RESERVATIONS: ifmabatonrouge.wildapricot.org

ASCENSION PARISH LIBRARY

WHEN: Tuesday, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

WHERE: Ascension Parish Library, 500 Mississippi St., Donaldsonville

SPEAKER: Leighton Bryant, Louisiana Small Business Development Center, on “Starting & Financing a Small Business”

COST: Free

RESERVATIONS: (225) 473-8052

METRO LEADERS OF BATON ROUGE

WHEN: Tuesday, 7-8 a.m.

WHERE: LaMadeleine French Cafe, 7615 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge

RESERVATIONS: Mary Lobos, (225) 268-0501 or mlobos@coldwellbankerone.com

EXCHANGE CLUB OF BATON ROUGE

WHEN: Wednesday, 6 p.m.

WHERE: Panda Chinese Buffet, 9911 Gwenadele Drive, Baton Rouge

SPEAKER: Annabelle Armstrong on ”Our Town”

COST: Dutch treat dinner for members and public

RESERVATIONS: Richard Flicker at (225) 931-1626 or flicker@premier.net

PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE OF GREATER NEW ORLEANS

WHEN: Wednesday, 6 p.m.

WHERE: Andrea’s Restaurant, 19th St., Metairie

SPEAKER: H. Trey Miller, director of training and business development with Global Project Management LLC, on “A Comparison of MS Project and Primavera”

COST: $30, pre-paid online PMI GNO and LTC members; $40 non-PMI members at the door; $35 PMI members at door; $10 program only

RESERVATIONS: pmigno.org

AMERICAN PAYROLL ASSOCIATION — SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA CHAPTER

WHEN: Wednesday, 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: Bravo! Restaurant, 3413 Veterans Blvd., Metairie

SPEAKER: James “Jim” Maumus, founder of the SELA chapter, on “Payroll and the APA Chapters: A Look Back in Time”

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

RESERVATIONS: Catherine Chan, (504) 314-2776

AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT — BATON ROUGE CHAPTER

WHEN: Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

WHERE: Ralph & Kacoo’s, 6110 Bluebonnet Blvd., Baton Rouge

SPEAKER: Dan Zimanski, business coach, on “Coaching for Results”

COST: $20, members; $30, nonmembers

RESERVATIONS: br.astd.org