The business calendar

JAN. 6

KC SMALL BUSINESS NETWORKING: Greater Kansas City Chamber event with more than 150 professionals, 7:15 a.m., KC Chamber Board Room, Union Station, 30 W. Pershing Road, Kansas City, $18 advance, $20,

JAN. 7

2015 LEAWOOD LEGISLATIVE LUNCHEON: Chamber members will present the Leawood delegation’s 2015 priorities; each elected official will give a short presentation on the issues. The Venue in Leawood, 4800 W. 135th St., 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., $30 members, $40 others,

JAN. 15

LEAWOOD YOUNG PROFESSIONALS LUNCH AND LEARN: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Country Club Bank, 13451 Briar St., $16.50 members only,

JAN. 16

SALES PROFESSIONALS USA CHAPTER MEETING: Guest speaker John Boesen: Learn what an expert handwriting analyst can tell about you, 7 a.m., Shawnee First Watch, 11112 Shawnee Mission Parkway, 816-213-6706 or

JAN. 17

LEGISLATIVE BREAKFAST SERIES: With the Johnson County state legislative delegation, 7:30 to 9 a.m., DoubleTree by Hilton, 10100 College Blvd., Overland Park, members $21, others $26, 913-491-3600 or

JAN. 22

INVESTING IN THE POWER OF EDUCATION: Gary Rialti with Waddell & Reed investment planning sales will highlight the importance of saving for college, 6 p.m., Falcon Ridge Clubhouse, 20140 Prairie Star Parkway, Lenexa. Please RSVP, 913-491-9202 or

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