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Business Network

Business Network sponsors a weekly 7:15 AM breakfast meeting every Thursday at the Willamette Athletic Club, 4949 SW Landing Drive, in John's Landing. All meetings cover real estate and small business issues. Presentation and breakfast is $8.00 for guests and visitors. Membership applications available on request. Contact John Poling at (503) 810-8382 or write P.O. Box 8608, Portland, OR 97207.

Thursday, May 6thREAL ESTATE ROUND TABLEHosted by John Poling (phone 810-8382), a real estate veteran with over 35 years’ real estate experience, who is currently interested in building community.

Thursday, May 13thDAVID SCHWINDT, CPA (phone 227-1165) with Vagt & Schwindt LLC, will speak on and answer questions about real estate tax problems and solutions. Special attention will be focused on the 2 out of 5-year occupancy requirement on the tax free sale of your personal residence.

Thursday, May 20th THE MILLENIUM BUG and Y2K COMPLIANCE. A special presentation and discussion by Brent Vaughters of Cyber Suites (phone 526-9475). Understanding the potential problems affecting your business or profession. The steps you can take to audit your preparedness to avoid potential litigation.

Thursday, May 27th OFFSHORE INVESTING presented by Bruce Mock (phone 256-1839). If you missed his last presentation, you won’t want to miss this final opportunity to learn about international banking. Just back from the West Indies off-shore banking haven, he is full of insider information and investment tips.

Thursday, June 3rd JOHN POLING will host the Real Estate Round Table discussion group. Everyone is invited to bring your real estate questions – land use, subdivision, construction, property management, investment strategies, tax avoidance, etc.

Thursday, June 10th WEBPAGE DESIGN, a panel discussion of ideas on how to develop and design your own webpage including help from the professionals. Several webpage consultants will be in this group.

Thursday, June 17th INTERNET TNT by Don Robbins, owner of several web businesses. Insider information about "Tips N Traps" on the internet.

Thursday, June 24th SALLY PARKS of Mainlander Property Management (phone 659-1008) – Latest news and rental management and rent rate trends. Thursday, July 1st REAL ESTATE ROUND TABLE(See May 6th and June 3rd above). Every first Thursday of every month.