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Networked: December

Top networking opportunities for December.

Networked: December

December 3
Carlson's 1st Tuesday
Kelly Doran, founder and principal of Doran Companies, will deliver the monthly 1st Tuesday speech, a program of the Carlson School of Management. Doran has been involved in the commercial real estate business for more than 30 years. 11:30 a.m., $35 to $40, McNamara Alumni Center, Minneapolis, 612-626-7442, carlsonschool.umn.edu

December 4
YPro Holiday Celebration
The St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a holiday celebration for young professionals in conjunction with the Minnesota CPAs young professionals group. Food and cocktails will be served at this networking event. 5:30 p.m., $20 to $30, PUBLIC kitchen + bar, St. Paul, 651-223-5000, saintpaulchamber.com

December 7
Jewish Family and Children’s Service Benefit
“Laugh on Their Behalf,” the 31st annual benefit of JFCS, will feature comedian Jon Fisch. Join nearly 1,000 guests for cocktails, games, dinner, a NextGen reception, and entertainment. Proceeds support programs to promote healthy relationships, ease suffering, and serve people in need. 5:45 p.m., starting at $50, Minneapolis Marriott City Center, 952-542-4803, jfcsmpls.org

December 20
Business Networking Breakfast
The Sunrise Edina Business Breakfast will feature Lindsay Moser of Nology Networks, an IT and cybersecurity firm. The networking event is targeted to leaders of small- and medium-sized businesses. 7:30 a.m., $20 to $25, Tavern on France, Edina, 952-806-9060, edinachamber.com

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