A Brand Called You — Hosted by AAUW Howard County. Presents Nancy Fink, of the Professional Outplacement Assistance Center, who will talk about "A Brand Called You" at a networking event. Opportunities for socializing and networking so bring your business cards and brochures; and a sale on AAUW membership at the event. Price includes light refreshments with a cash bar. Registration required. 6-8 p.m. Oct. 17, TGI Fridays, 8330 Benson Drive, Columbia. $10. 410-740-4246
Agricultural Entrepreneurial Business Plan Course — Offered by the University of Maryland Extension. Presents a three-day course for the agricultural entrepreneur who is thinking about starting an agricultural based venture, needing to expand a current business or considering an opportunity to diversify. Designed to enhance entrepreneurial skills and assist in the development of a business plan. It will help those individuals who are searching for innovative ideas and enhanced marketing opportunities in the area of agriculture. Deadline to register is Oct. 14. Make checks payable to Carroll County EAC and mail registration and payment to Carroll County Office, University of Maryland Extension, Oct. AEBP, 700 Agriculture Center, Westminster, MD 21157. 6:30-9 p.m. Oct. 17, Gary J. Arthur Community Center at Glenwood, 2400 Route 97, Cooksvile. $25 for up to two people from the same family/business. 410-386-2760.