FILING FOR SOCIAL SECURITY: Nedra E. Mitchell, CFP, a financial adviser with Waddell & Reed, will talk about choices for retirement income, 6-8 p.m., 6300 Lamar, Overland Park, 913-491-9202, or

SEPT. 30

THE HEALTH CARE COMPACT IN KANSAS: Discussion with moderator Dave Helling, Kansas City Star columnist, and a panel of experts, 7 p.m., Asbury United Methodist Church, 75th and Nall, Prairie Village.

OCT. 1

KC CHAMBER’S BUSINESS SERIES CLASS: Monthly lunch and learn; Tracey Goold will discuss best practices and legal consideration for employee recordingkeeping, 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m., KC Chamber Board Room, Union Station, 300 W. Pershing Road, Kansas City,

LEADING THROUGH ADVERSITY: Presented by Joe Calhoon, a leadership, planning and time management workshop, 8 a.m. to noon, the Roasterie Plant, 1204 W. 27th St., Kansas City, $79, 816-285-8144.

GOVERNMENT 101: Meet the Kansas candidates, noon to 1:15 p.m., Central Exchange South, 6201 College Blvd., Overland Park, members free, $40 others, or 816-471-7560.

OCT. 2

EDC LUNCH: Jessica Nelson, with the Kansas City Area Development Council, speaks on talent attraction, EDC investors only, 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., KU Edwards Campus, Best Building, Room 120, 12604 Quivira Road, Overland Park, 913-766-7612.

OCT. 3

KC CHAMBER FACE2FACE SPEED NETWORKING: Business connections networking event, 8:30 to 10 a.m., KC Chamber Board room, Union Station, 30 W. Pershing Road, Kansas City, $10 members, $20 others,

Lisa Lopez,