Editor’s Choice: Discuss state issues with Ruggerio

Discuss state issues with Ruggerio
THE NORTHERN RHODE ISLAND Chamber of Commerce will host an “Eggs & Issues” breakfast event with Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio, D-North Providence. The discussion will center around next year’s budget, a minimum wage increase, education and workforce development, among other issues. MONDAY, JUNE 4, 7:45-9:15 A.M. $20/members; $40/nonmembers. Kirkbrae Country Club, 197 Old River Road, Lincoln. INFO AND REGISTRATION: web.nrichamber.com/events/Eggs-and-Issues-Breakfast-with-Senate-President-Dominick-J-Ruggerio-642018-1938/details

Avoid financial potholes
THE RHODE ISLAND MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION will hold a seminar titled “How to Avoid Financial Potholes: A Seminar for Manufacturers given by Bankers, CPAs, and Attorneys” focusing on how important it is for manufacturers to have a good banker, certified public accountant and attorney to avoid financial troubles. Breakfast and coffee will be served.
MONDAY, JUNE 4, 7:30-9:30 A.M. Free. Providence Marriott Downtown, 1 Orms St., Providence. INFO AND REGISTRATION: rimanufacturers.com

Builders breakfast
THE SOUTHCOAST CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, Cod Canal Region Chamber of Commerce and the Southeastern Massachusetts Business Network will host a “Builders Breakfast” networking event, where business professionals and guests can meet and build business relationships. Attendees are encouraged to bring business cards. Event includes continental breakfast, coffee, tea and juice.
TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 8:30-9:30 A.M. $15. The Donut Factory, 102 Rockdale Ave., New Bedford. INFO AND REGISTRATION: members.southcoastchamber.com/events/details/southcoast-business-builders-breakfast-june-2018-494745

Community focus of NAMI meeting
THE RHODE ISLAND CHAPTER of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will host its annual meeting where leadership, staff, volunteers and members will gather and discuss issues affecting the community. Dinner will be served. Reservations are required. TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 5 P.M. Free. Central Congregational Church, 296 Angell St., Providence. INFO AND REGISTRATION: meagan@namirhodeisland.org

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Brand building
AMP RHODE ISLAND will hold its June club event, which will feature Katie McDonald of bnourished. She will discuss her transition from life at Time Inc. to building her current brand.
TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 5:30 P.M. Free. Sonoma Bistro & Wine Bar, 7366 Post Road, North Kingstown. INFO AND REGISTRATION: ampri.info@gmail.com

Learn how to grow business
PAULA ANDERSON, co-owner of New Harvest Coffee Roasters and graduate of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program, will hold a discussion offering details about the 12-week business-growth education program offered at the Community College of Rhode Island in Warwick.
TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 5:30-7 P.M. Free. New Harvest Coffee & Spirits, The Arcade, 130 Westminster St., Providence. INFO AND REGISTRATION: erusso@ccri.edu

Marketing to global audience
BRYANT UNIVERSITY will hold a daylong seminar showing attendees how to create a digital-marketing strategy to incorporate your company’s value proposition and deliver it to a global audience. Steps to develop your plan through exploring new platforms and buzzwords will be offered. Lunch will be served.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6, 8:30 A.M. TO 3 P.M. $145.Bryant University, 1150 Douglas Pike, Smithfield. INFO AND REGISTRATION: regonline.com/registration/Checkin.aspx?EventId=2301797

‘Cocktails and Construction’
MARCUM EVENTS will hold a “Cocktails and Construction” event, where individuals within the construction industry will discuss recent tax legislation, rulings and cases impacting contractors; current trends; updates on proposed or enacted tax changes and their effects; and a panel discussion on succession planning, best practices and challenges.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6, 3:30-7 P.M. Free. Providence Marriott Downtown, 1 Orms St., Providence. INFO AND REGISTRATION: marcumevents.com/monthly-events/cocktails-construction-providence-june-2018

Toastmasters open house
THE EAST BAY Toastmasters Club No. 9556 will host an open house, where attendees can learn about the club and observe a Toastmasters meeting. Refreshments will be served.
THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 5:30-7:30 P.M. Free. Brookdale East Bay Living Facility, 1440 Wampanoag Trail, East Providence. INFO AND REGISTRATION: ashannon6@gmail.com

Impact investing
SOCIAL ENTERPRISE GREENHOUSE will host a workshop, where attendees will learn the basics of impact investing, how investment choices can reflect one’s personal values, learn about real-life impact-investing opportunities and gain a plan for how to start making conscious investment choices without sacrificing returns.
THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 6-8 P.M. Free. Social Enterprise Greenhouse, 10 Davol Square, Unit 100, Providence. INFO AND REGISTRATION: eventbrite.com/e/impact-investing-101-how-to-invest-any-amount-of-money-with-purpose-tickets-44685724204

Opioids summit
THE RHODE ISLAND BUSINESS GROUP ON HEALTH, Rhode Island Society for Human Resource Management, R.I. Department of Health and the R.I. Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals will host a summit on opioids in the workplace, where employers will be provided with information about the matter and ­offered an optional training segment on the administration of naloxone.
FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 8-11:30 A.M. Free/members; $40/nonmembers. Providence Marriott Downtown, 1 Orms St., Providence. INFO AND REGISTRATION: www.ribgh.org

Offshore-wind industry summit
THE NORTH KINGSTOWN Chamber of Commerce will host a summit where small-business owners can learn about Rhode Island’s wind-energy-sector curriculum development plan to create a pipeline of future industry workers, understand the equipment and materials offshore-wind developers and manufacturers require, learn the process of the construction projects and network with industry leaders.
FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 8:30 A.M. TO 1 P.M. Free. Anvil International, 160 Frenchtown Road, North Kingstown. INFO AND REGISTRATION: northkingstown.com