Financial Peace University, 10 a.m.-noon beginning Saturday, Jan. 2, at Orange Friends Church, 3467 E. Orange Road. This 13-week video seminar is based on the teachings of Dave Ramsey. Cost is $95 per family, including textbook, workbook and audio CDs. To register, visit www.orangefriendschurch.org or www.daveramsey.com/fpu.

Financial Peace University, 10 a.m.-noon beginning Saturday, Jan. 2, at Orange Friends Church, 3467 E. Orange Road. This 13-week video seminar is based on the teachings of Dave Ramsey. Cost is $95 per family, including textbook, workbook and audio CDs. To register, visit www.orangefriendschurch.org or www.daveramsey.com/fpu.

Central Ohio Fiction Writers Workshop, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, at the Holiday Inn, 7007 High St. Laurie Schnebly Campbell will present, "The Personality Ladder and Plotting Via Motivation" Cost is $40 for COFW members and $45 for non-members. Register online at www.cofw. org.

Pulsar Chapter of AmSpirit, 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. every Thursday, at 8425 Pulsar Place. Professionals, business owners and sales professionals are invited to become involved with the chapter. Contact Kellina Snyder at (614) 395-1228.

Sawmill Road Toastmasters, noon on the first and third Mondays of every month at Whole Foods, state Route 161 and Sawmill Road. Visitors are welcome. Members focus on improving public speaking skills. Visit http://sawmill.freetoasthost.us.

Christian Marketplace Network Delaware Chapter, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. the second Friday of each month at Asian Garden Buffet, 8633 U.S. Route 23, Lewis Center. Christians in the marketplace are invited to attend for lunch, fellowship, prayer, networking and business presentations. All are welcome. Registration fee is $2. Call Jim Deer at (614) 888-5325 or visit www.cmn-usa.org.

Kiwanis Club of Powell, 11:30 a.m. the first Monday of the month and 6:30 p.m. the third Monday of the month at Liberty Tavern, 50 S. Liberty St. Call Lynn Hanna at (614) 766-5168 or Joe Schwade at (740) 548-4133.

Lewis Center-Polaris Rotary, 7:45-9 a.m. every Friday for breakfast, at the North Pointe Conference Center (Nationwide facility) at the corner of state Route 750 and U.S. 23. Call Mark Robertson at (740) 548-4739.

Friends of Concord Township, 7:30 p.m. the third Monday of the month at the Shawnee Hills Civic Association, 36 W. Mohawk Drive. For more information, visit www.foct.org or e-mail cyndie722@yahoo.com.

Olentangy Rotary Club, 7:30 a.m. Thursdays, at Bridgewater Banquet and Conference Center 10561 Sawmill Parkway in Powell. Visit www.olentangyrotary.org or call Steve Ussery at (614) 764-8993.