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TUESDAY — The Downtown Development District Commission will have its monthly meeting at 8 a.m. in Studio 7 at Hollywood Casino. The commission is set to elect new officers for the upcoming year and get a report from Mayor Kip Holden.
TUESDAY — The 12th annual LSU Health Care Services Division (HCSD) Health Care Effectiveness Forum, “Medical Homes and Academic Health Systems: Fostering Excellence in Health Outcomes in the LSU Health System,” will be held Tuesday at the Baton Rouge Marriott. Dr. Atul Grover, assistant vice president and director of governmental relations of the Association of American Medical Colleges, will be the guest speaker. For more information or to register, click here.
THURSDAY — LSU Executive Education will host “Business Success in a Down Economy,” a one-day workshop, Thursday at the Lod Cook Alumni Center. Speakers include former Gov. Buddy Roemer and LSU economist Loren Scott. Preregistration is set at $100 per participant and $115 at the door. To register or for more information, click here.
FRIDAY — The Louisiana Department of Revenue will hold a free seminar at 10 a.m. Friday at its Baton Rouge office to help business owners understand sales tax and other important business issues. For details or to register, call (225) 922 2300.
FRIDAY — Collis Temple Jr. will be the guest speaker at Forum 35’s monthly speaker luncheon Friday at Juban’s. Temple, founder of the Harmony Center, is a BREC commissioner. The cost is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. To register, click here.
JAN. 31 — The Baton Rouge Black Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a community town hall meeting from 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 31. The event, which will be held at the Living Faith Christian Center on Winbourne Avenue, will help to create an actionable plan and policy agenda to guide the BRBCC’s efforts for 2009. For more information, click here.