Business Beat: Speed Networking & Cruizin’ for a Cure

• The North Fork Chamber of Commerce will hold a special summer networking social, Speed Networking, at Vine wine and Café on the northwest corner of First and South streets in Greenport, Tuesday, July 26, at 6 p.m. The cost is $28 for members and $35 for nonmembers. Call 765-3161 or email [email protected]

• Allstate Insurance Company returns as a sponsor of the Sixth Annual Long Island Cruizin’ for a Cure classic car benefit for prostate cancer research and education. The event takes place at the Sears Automotive Center in Hicksville on Sunday, Sept. 11, and will include a display by Wading River’s Hanton Agency sales associate Sandy Fabricatore of a classic car, one of many antique automobiles to be on display. Allstate put up $15,000 to support the benefit as a named sponsor for the second successive year.