Business events in South Mississippi through March 24

Tuesday: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Coffee Club with Edward Jones financial adviser Wendy Roper, discussing current events, the economy and investing at 15465 Oak Lane, Suite 100E, Gulfport

Tuesday: noon-1:15 p.m. The College of Business at USM presents "Executives On: Entrepreneurship," a free program at Hardy Hall, University Club on the Gulf Park campus in Long Beach. Guest speakers are Dave Dennis, president of Specialty Contractors & Associates, and Frank Wilem, writer and entrepreneur. Details: 214-3447

Tuesday: 4 p.m. Grand re-opening and ribbon-cutting at Bay Cove Assisted Living & Memory Care, 680 Bay Cove Drive, Biloxi, which is under new ownership

Tuesday: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Entrepreneurship 101: Small Business Seminars "Show Me the Money" hosted by the Jackson County Small Business Incubator. Free for chamber members. RSVP required: or 762-3391 or 475-3341

Wednesday: 8-10 a.m. Coffee Talk at the Biloxi Public Library on Howard Avenue. Topic is "Biloxi families and their impact on the Coast's economy." Moderator: Jane Shambra with the library's Local History & Genealogy Department will lead a panel discussion. Admission is $5 for members and $10 for general admission. RSVP: or 435-6149

Wednesday: 3 p.m. Grand opening and ribbon-cutting for The Broken Apple II, 12373 U.S. 49, Suite 6, Gulfport

Wednesday: 6 p.m. Mississippi Gulf Coast Tech/Startup Meeting at the Innovation Center, 1636 Popp's Ferry Road, Biloxi

Coming May 3: Taylor Dental Assisting School in Pascagoula begins a 15-week session for training to become a dental assistant. Classes are 5:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Details: 769-0600.