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This meetup will be about personal development and growth. We will read from the writings of Eckhart Tolle, Marcus Aurelis, Epictitus and more. Hoping to meet people who are interested in learning and improving yourself and the world around you.

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First Thursday Networking Happy Hour @ VENUE ( To Be Determined)

Kick-Off 2018.... I invite you to join us for a drink and appetizers at another Buffalo favorite and First Thursday Networking! Group/Event Details: First Thursday Networking Happy Hour at TBD Thursday, January 4,[masked]:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. More details as the become available......... First Thursday Networking is hosted by Randolph Bianchi: Managing Partner - Lakelet Capital, LLC https://www.lakeletcapital.com (https://www.lakeletcapital.com/) ( https://www.lakeletcapital.com/ ) . Many thanks to this month’s appetizer sponsor Lakelet Capital & Summer Street Capital Partners ( http://www.summerstreetcapital.com/ ) . I encourage you to mark your calendar, on the “First Thursday” of every month, for an evening of networking and relationship building with regional business professionals. I posted this event to share with the members of this group to come find your next great business connection at Western New York's high-end B-2-B networking function! This is a strictly business networking designed for Buffalo area entrepreneurs, small business owners, community/civic leaders, doctors, attorneys, bankers, technology and sales professionals, non-profit administrators, career executives, especially for those in transition, to make valuable connections in a casual, relaxed setting. Brad Hannel and I will be in attendance to personally welcome you and introduce you to other members of our networking groups. This is a multi-group function and we have seven (7) other Meetup Groups that are participating. The number of RSVP's reflect only a portion of those attending. You can expect, on average, 150 to 250 people ages 20's - 50's+ in attendance. Dress is business casual, stylish and sometimes, guests dress to impress. The goal for our events is to offer an intimate, focused and productive networking environment. We encourage candid conversations. No agenda, no hard sell presentations, simply networking...please bring plenty of business cards and you will have no difficulty navigating through an overwhelming crowd to find like-minded connections. First Thursday Networking may be the friendliest and most social After Work Happy Hour you will every experience! Forget about crowded rooftops, long lines to get in and people with attitudes. We have the whole space to socialize, network and connect in a fun and friendly atmosphere. We encourage you to stop in for a drink or stay a bit longer, and you'll be sure to meet other fun and interesting people. Come alone or bring a friend, either way you will be glad you did. This is a great event for new members to come out and find out what our group is all about plus mix and mingle with long time members and their friends. We want to make sure that this networking function is a party and that it is exactly what you are looking for so that you'll invite others and come out again and again! The night will feature... FREE Admission Complimentary Appetizers and Buffet Drink Specials My associates will be on hand to welcome you and introduce you to others at the event Music played at conversational levels Can I come alone? Yes, 95% of those attending come on their own. Our staff will be on hand to welcome you and introduce you to others in the group. Why should I come? To make new friends, meet people from other groups, learn about our meetup’s development programs and future events, find out about other things going on with similar groups, network for business and/or make a personal connection, check out a new place or just get out of the house to enjoy a night out on the town. Do I need to RSVP? The direct answer is….No. Please R.S.V.P with integrity as it does help us to see how many to expect and send any special messages that may need to go out. If you have any questions before you register your RSVP please feel free to contact me, preferably by phone, (716)[masked] or via [masked] and of course you can message me via meetup. We want to make sure that this networking function is a party and that it is exactly what you are looking for so that you'll invite others and come out again and again! Respectfully Submitted, I am Guy G. Patterson, Jr. Managing Partner: Rust-Belt Marketworks, Inc. Publisher: Lakecrest http://www.linkedin.com/pub/guy-g-patterson-jr/20/4aa/636/

Breakfast with Champions 2.0

Panera Bread

Breakfast Networking can help you promote your services, generate leads and sell your products. We welcome salespeople, entrepreneurs, individual practitioners and representatives of companies large and small. We promote locally owned businesses within the group, awareness of each other’s professions, and educate each other to help increase individual success. We grow our business through relationships, networking and referrals. Breakfast Networking is an innovative and intensive series of moderator-led discussions. We provide professional networking and will help you to have the best networking skills at your next networking event offered by any professional network. Join us over coffee and breakfast for a great morning of networking. Make lasting professional contacts, get to know one another better and grow your network of business contacts. No formal program or agenda, simply an opportunity to expand professional contacts in the area. Be sure to bring plenty of business cards! The Breakfast Club is a series of vibrant and thought-provoking events for Buffalo-Niagara's business community. Each event features a renowned keynote speaker that inspires attendees in areas of personal and professional growth. Come along for an energizing session, gain valuable connections and make the most of your morning by networking with like-minded-people in the marketplace. .

Breakfast with Champions 2.0

Panera Bread

Breakfast Networking can help you promote your services, generate leads and sell your products. We welcome salespeople, entrepreneurs, individual practitioners and representatives of companies large and small. We promote locally owned businesses within the group, awareness of each other’s professions, and educate each other to help increase individual success. We grow our business through relationships, networking and referrals. Breakfast Networking is an innovative and intensive series of moderator-led discussions. We provide professional networking and will help you to have the best networking skills at your next networking event offered by any professional network. Join us over coffee and breakfast for a great morning of networking. Make lasting professional contacts, get to know one another better and grow your network of business contacts. No formal program or agenda, simply an opportunity to expand professional contacts in the area. Be sure to bring plenty of business cards! The Breakfast Club is a series of vibrant and thought-provoking events for Buffalo-Niagara's business community. Each event features a renowned keynote speaker that inspires attendees in areas of personal and professional growth. Come along for an energizing session, gain valuable connections and make the most of your morning by networking with like-minded-people in the marketplace.

First Thursday Networking Happy Hour @ VENUE ( To Be Determined)

Kick-Off 2018.... I invite you to join us for a drink and appetizers at another Buffalo favorite and First Thursday Networking! Group/Event Details: First Thursday Networking Happy Hour at TBD Thursday, January 4,[masked]:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. More details as the become available......... First Thursday Networking is hosted by Randolph Bianchi: Managing Partner - Lakelet Capital, LLC https://www.lakeletcapital.com (https://www.lakeletcapital.com/) ( https://www.lakeletcapital.com/ ) . Many thanks to this month’s appetizer sponsor Lakelet Capital & Summer Street Capital Partners ( http://www.summerstreetcapital.com/ ) . I encourage you to mark your calendar, on the “First Thursday” of every month, for an evening of networking and relationship building with regional business professionals. I posted this event to share with the members of this group to come find your next great business connection at Western New York's high-end B-2-B networking function! This is a strictly business networking designed for Buffalo area entrepreneurs, small business owners, community/civic leaders, doctors, attorneys, bankers, technology and sales professionals, non-profit administrators, career executives, especially for those in transition, to make valuable connections in a casual, relaxed setting. Brad Hannel and I will be in attendance to personally welcome you and introduce you to other members of our networking groups. This is a multi-group function and we have seven (7) other Meetup Groups that are participating. The number of RSVP's reflect only a portion of those attending. You can expect, on average, 150 to 250 people ages 20's - 50's+ in attendance. Dress is business casual, stylish and sometimes, guests dress to impress. The goal for our events is to offer an intimate, focused and productive networking environment. We encourage candid conversations. No agenda, no hard sell presentations, simply networking...please bring plenty of business cards and you will have no difficulty navigating through an overwhelming crowd to find like-minded connections. First Thursday Networking may be the friendliest and most social After Work Happy Hour you will every experience! Forget about crowded rooftops, long lines to get in and people with attitudes. We have the whole space to socialize, network and connect in a fun and friendly atmosphere. We encourage you to stop in for a drink or stay a bit longer, and you'll be sure to meet other fun and interesting people. Come alone or bring a friend, either way you will be glad you did. This is a great event for new members to come out and find out what our group is all about plus mix and mingle with long time members and their friends. We want to make sure that this networking function is a party and that it is exactly what you are looking for so that you'll invite others and come out again and again! The night will feature... FREE Admission Complimentary Appetizers and Buffet Drink Specials My associates will be on hand to welcome you and introduce you to others at the event Music played at conversational levels Can I come alone? Yes, 95% of those attending come on their own. Our staff will be on hand to welcome you and introduce you to others in the group. Why should I come? To make new friends, meet people from other groups, learn about our meetup’s development programs and future events, find out about other things going on with similar groups, network for business and/or make a personal connection, check out a new place or just get out of the house to enjoy a night out on the town. Do I need to RSVP? The direct answer is….No. Please R.S.V.P with integrity as it does help us to see how many to expect and send any special messages that may need to go out. If you have any questions before you register your RSVP please feel free to contact me, preferably by phone, (716)[masked] or via [masked] and of course you can message me via meetup. We want to make sure that this networking function is a party and that it is exactly what you are looking for so that you'll invite others and come out again and again! Respectfully Submitted, I am Guy G. Patterson, Jr. Managing Partner: Rust-Belt Marketworks, Inc. Publisher: Lakecrest http://www.linkedin.com/pub/guy-g-patterson-jr/20/4aa/636/

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Breakfast with Champions 2.0

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