PC users group meets
SPAUG ( The Stanford Palo Alto Users Group for the PC ) regular monthly meeting will be 7:15 tonight at the Elks Lodge (Lodge Room), 4249 El Camino Real, in Palo Alto. Regular monthly meetings are on the last Wednesday of the month.
All guests are welcome and the meeting is free to all first-time guests.
April's speakers will be Leticia Cowan and Shawn Burson. They are with the Monterey Network Center and will discuss the MNC and the future of the Internet.
The March speaker was Neil Scott, chief engineer for the Archimedes Project at Stanford University's Center for the Study of Language.
American Business Women's Association
The Changing Times chapter of The American Business Women's Association holds its monthly dinner meetings on the third Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 2885 Lakeside Drive, Santa Clara. Coming monthly programs include precision selling the Business Associate Event (tonight), the educational awards presentation (May 16) and the Woman of the Year Celebration (June 20).
Cost is $25. For reservations, contact Robin James at (408) 938-2216. Reservations must be made by the Friday prior to each meeting.
The Technology and Society Committee
The Technology and Society Committee meets for lunch and a speaker at 11:45 a.m. on alternate Tuesdays at the Golden Wok, 895 Villa St., Mountain View.
Robert Rich, a Mountain View professional musician and composer, is scheduled to speak at the Technology and Society Committee luncheon, 11:45 a.m., Tuesday. Rich will describe his vision for music and the technology he uses, and will play selected pieces, including some from his latest DVD release, "Somnium."
The luncheon is $7.50 for members, $8.50 for non-members. Call Bob Kirby at 969-7215 for more information.
Employee retention subject of meeting
The Mountain View Chamber of Commerce will meet from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Thursday at Michaels at Shoreline, 2960 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View.
The topic of the meeting is "Need Staff??? Creative Ways to Recruit and Retain Employees." Cost is $25 members; $35 non-members. For reservations and more information, call 968-8378.