A listing of upcoming business events in the area.

Thursday, Oct. 23

• Get all your questions about Medicare answered at a program led by Liz Saxby, CEO of Saxby Agency of Tucson Inc. and executive director of Saxby Foundation. Details: 4 to 5 p.m.; Arizona Small Business Association Conference Center, 4811 E. Grant Road, Suite 261; $10 for members, $15 for non-members; for more information, call Liz Saxby at 327-2375, or e-mail her at easaxby3@cox.net.

• The Marana Chamber of Commerce will hold a networking mixer. Details: 5 to 7 p.m.; Farmer’s Insurance, 7620 N. Hartman Lane #126; reservations required no later than noon Wednesday, Oct. 22; for more information or to RSVP, call 682-4314 or e-mail info@maranachamber.com.

Saturday, Oct. 25

• Rudy Graf, an Edward Jones financial advisor, will hold a “bag-a-thon” to help the food bank for Interfaith Community Services. His goal is to collect 1,000 pounds of food in four hours. Details: 8 a.m. to noon; 6700 N. Oracle Road, Suite 120; for more information, call Graf at 742-7514.

• Counselors from SCORE will be on hand to provide free, one-on-one advice to small business owners and entreprenuers. Details: 9 a.m. to noon; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive; for more information, or to make an appointment, call 229-5300.

• Pima Community College’s Small Business Development Center will hold a seminar titled, “Information Power for Small Business.” Details: 9 a.m. to noon; Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone Ave.; free, but registration required; for more information, or to register, go to www.pima.edu/smallbusiness, or e-mail sbdc@pima.edu.

• The Arizona Small Business Association will hold business equipment recycling drive. Details: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Bank of Tucson, 4400 E. Broadway Blvd.; for more information, call 327-0222.

Tuesday, Oct. 28

• The Arizona Small Business Association will play host to a seminar, “Violence in the Workplace,” led by Randy Brooks, of Jorgenson/Brooks. Details: 8 a.m.; ASBA Conference Center, 4811 E. Grant Road, Suite 261; for more information, call 327-0222.

• Counselors from SCORE will be on hand to provide free, one-on-one advice to small business owners and entreprenuers. Details: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Arizona Small Business Association Conference Center, 4811 E. Grant Road, Suite 261; for more information, or to make an appointment, call 327-0222.

Wednesday, Oct. 29

• The Marana Chamber of Commerce’s Legislative and Economic Development Committee will meet. Details: 8 a.m.; Marana Operations Center, 5100 W. Ina Road; for more information, call 682-4314.

• Counselors from SCORE will be on hand to provide free, one-on-one advice to small business owners and entreprenuers. Details: 9 a.m. to noon; Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive; for more information, or to make an appointment, call 229-5300.

• The Arizona Small Business Association Academy will offer free demonstrations of the group’s online class offerings. Details: 8 to 9 a.m.; ASBA Conference Center, 4811 E. Grant Road, Suite 261; for more information, call 327-0222.

Thursday, Oct. 30

• The Arizona Small Business Association Academy will offer free demonstrations of the group’s online class offerings. Details: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.; ASBA Conference Center, 4811 E. Grant Road, Suite 261; for more information, call 327-0222.

• The Northern Pima County Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly networking breakfast, featuring guest speaker Erin Nurss, Miss Tucson Valley 2008. Details: 8:30 a.m.; Hilton El Conquistador Golf and Tennis Resort, 10000 N. Oracle Road; $18 for members, $21 for non-members (must be pre-paid); for more information or to RSVP, call 297-2191.

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