Editor’s Choice: Discuss taxation at legislative luncheon

Discuss taxation at legislative luncheon
THE SOUTHCOAST CHAMBER OF COMMERCE will host its annual legislative luncheon, offering business leaders a chance to meet with legislators and learn about the priorities on Beacon Hill. Eileen McAnneny, president of the Massachusetts Tax Payers Foundation, will talk about taxation throughout the state and its impact on the local business community’s economic vitality.
FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 11 A.M. TO 1:30 P.M. $50 | Rachel’s Lakeside, 950 State Road, Dartmouth. | INFO AND REGISTRATION: members.southcoastchamber.com/events/details/legislative-luncheon-2018-494740

Workshop on coding
GIRL DEVELOP IT PROVIDENCE will hold a workshop on coding, where attendees can work on their own projects and meet others with similar technology interests. Attendees are advised to bring their laptops and programming questions.
SATURDAY, MAY 26, NOON-3 P.M. Free Starbucks, 468 Angell St., Providence. INFO AND REGISTRATION: meetup.com/Girl-Develop-It-Providence/events/ccgrklyxhbjc/

Connecting with peers
THE GREATER PROVIDENCE Chamber of Commerce will hold a peer-to-peer connections event where members and individuals can connect and share ideas in a casual environment. Catering will be provided by Ellie’s Bakery.
TUESDAY, MAY 29, 7:30-9 A.M. Free Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, 30 Exchange Terrace, Providence. INFO AND REGISTRATION: providencechamber.com/events/details/p2p60-chat-connect-collaborate-776

Roundtable discussion
ESS GROUP AND the Center for EcoTechnology will host a roundtable discussion on the environment, health and safety, where Ray Dube, sustainability manager for Coca Cola Bottling of Northern New England, will share what can be recycled and how focusing on increasing internal recycling can impact a facility’s bottom line. Attendees will network with peers in environment, health and safety, as well as facilities management, and hear about environment, health and safety regulatory updates.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 30, NOON-1 P.M. Free Quonset Development Corp. Annex, 95 Cripe St., North Kingstown. INFO AND REGISTRATION: coryanne.mansell@cetonline.com

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Business buzz
THE BUSINESS BUZZ will hold its monthly “notworking” event, where local professionals can gather and meet in a casual atmosphere.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 30, 6-8 P.M. Free Slainte Irish Pub, 34 Union St., New Bedford. INFO AND REGISTRATION: newbedfordcoworking.com/event/business-buzz-17

Investing in real estate
WASHINGTON TRUST mortgage specialists will hold a workshop on why women should invest in real estate. Attendees will learn about credit scores, saving for a down payment, lending and property options, first-time homebuyer programs and other matters. Refreshments will be served. Reservations are due May 25.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 30, 6:30-8 P.M. Free Kent Washington Board of Realtors, 2240 South County Trail, East Greenwich. INFO AND REGISTRATION: dmcrosby@washtrust.com or lasouls@washtrust.com

Twitter essentials
THE TRI-TOWN Chamber of Commerce will hold a workshop on Twitter and how business owners, professionals and entrepreneurs can build relationships through the social media platform.
THURSDAY, MAY 31, 8-9:30 A.M. Free/members; $10/nonmembers Tri-Town Chamber of Commerce, 280 School St., Mansfield. INFO AND REGISTRATION: tri-townchamber.org/events/details/twitter-3840

Get updated on local issues
THE TAUNTON AREA Chamber of Commerce will host its annual legislative breakfast. Sen. Marc Pacheco, D-Taunton, and Reps. Patricia Haddad, D-Somerset, Shaunna O’Connell, D-Taunton, Keiko Orrall, R-Lakeville, and Angelo D’Emilia, R-Bridgewater, will offer updates on various local and state issues.
FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 8 A.M. $25/members; $35/nonmembers Segregansett Country Club, 85 Gulliver St., Taunton. INFO AND REGISTRATION: tauntonmacoc.wliinc28.com/external/wcpages/wcevents/eventregistration.aspx?eventID=2S9S3B

Morning meetup
THE SOUTHERN RHODE ISLAND Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly “First Friday Coffee” networking event where business professionals and entrepreneurs can network over a cup of coffee.
FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 8-9 A.M. $5/members; $10/nonmembers Panera Bread, 160 Old Tower Hill Road, South Kingstown. INFO AND REGISTRATION: web.srichamber.com/events/First-Friday-Coffee-hosted-by-Panera-Bread-3965/details

Trends in advertising
RHODE ISLAND SCORE will hold a workshop on how business owners can learn new ways to market their operations in front of their prospects.
FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 10 A.M. TO NOON. Free East Providence Public Library, Champlain Room, 41 Grove Ave., East Providence. INFO AND REGISTRATION: tinyurl.com/adtrendsEP

Budget talk
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, 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

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.
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