US Small Business Administration
Small Business Development Center OfferingsBusiness Fundamentals
*Mar. 12, 2013 09:30 am to 12:30 pm Beckley, WV
*Mar. 21, 2013 09:00 am to 12:00 pm Charleston, WV
*Apr. 10, 2013 09:00 am to 12:00 pm Summersville, WV
Business Fundamentals is designed specifically for people who are thinking of starting a business, or have had a business for one year or less. The work-shops provide essential information on what an entrepreneur needs to know to start a business successfully. Pre-registration is required as seating is limited. Cost is $35. To register, go to the SBDC Training Events calendar on the WV Small Business Development website, www.wvsbdc.org. or contact the Busi-ness Ask Me! line at 888-982-7232 or email@example.com.
Women's Business Center Offerings
For a full list of training opportunities offered by the WV Women's Business Center, visit-www.westvirginiawbc.org/
Marketing Your Business on the Internet Mar. 20, Apr. 17, May 15, 2013 - $99
Find out how to market your business on the Internet, even if you have little or no money to spend! In this practical, hands-on course, you'll discover proven methods that will help you establish an Internet presence and build an online brand identity. You'll learn how search engine optimization (SEO) works and how to track your site's performance using Web analytics.
Navigating the Internet Mar. 20, Apr. 17, May 15, 2013 - $99
Become net-savvy in six short weeks! Learn where the Internet came from, what makes it tick, and where it's headed. Learn advanced search techniques so that you'll be able to find fast answers to virtually any question.
Mastering Public Speaking Mar. 20, Apr. 17, May 15, 2013 - $99
You can become an effective public speaker! In this fun and hands-on course, you'll find out how to talk confidently and persuasively to both large audiences and small groups.
Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010 Mar. 20, Apr. 17, May 15, 2013 - $99
Do you work with numbers? Then you need to master Microsoft Excel 2010-and this is the place to do it. Even non-techie beginners will find it easy to learn Excel in this fun, step-by-step online course.
Introduction to Microsoft Powerpoint 2007 Mar. 20, Apr. 17, May 15, 2013 - $99
Learn how to use Microsoft PowerPoint 2007-- the best presentation program on the market today. This version of PowerPoint is very different from previous versions because of its new interface in which a Ribbon replaces the menu bar and toolbars.
Small Business Marketing on a Shoestring Mar. 20, Apr. 17, May 15, 2013 - $99
When it comes to marketing for small businesses, money isn't everything! In this course, you'll learn how to use the same marketing tricks the big companies employ-without making a big dent in your wallet.
Computer Skills for the Workplace Mar. 20, Apr. 17, May 15, 2013 - $99
Most jobs today require a working knowledge of certain computer skills. Employers seek and reward employees with the skills and knowledge to send messages across the country via e-mail; use a spreadsheet to create a graph and paste it into a report; add and edit data in a database; understand the implications of file sizes, memory limitations, and network arrangements; and recognize the function and features of modern computer components.
The U.S. Small Business Administration offers free web-enabled instructor-led training sessions to eligible small businesses. Small businesses who are eligible in the topics below can register at sbawork-shops.stoverteam.com or contact Phyllis Embree or Chris Strudthoff at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 770-423-9888. Click here to register.
Construction Project Management Mar. 4 & 5, 2013 Online Course 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Marketing and Capture Management Mar. 18 & 19, 2013 Online Course 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Construction Contracting Mar. 20 & 21, 2013 Online Course 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Financial Management for Government Contractors Mar. 25 & 26, 2013 Online Course 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Federal Contracting and Government Contract Management Mar. 27 & 28, 2013 Online Course 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Selling to Uncle Sam
Every year, the U.S. government spends billions on products and services. Don't miss out on the important potential marketing for your small business. Sessions are free and you can register at www.wvscore.org or call 304-347-5220.
Improving Your Marketing Materials Mar. 21, 2013 Online Course
Certifications in Government Contracting Apr. 18, 2013 Online Course
Register Your Veteran Owned Business May 16, 2013 Online Course
Is a GSA Schedule for You? Jun. 20, 2013 Online Course
Raising Your Credit Score
Credit scores are used by employers and insurers, as well as lenders, to gauge your level of responsibility. Rightly or wrongly, your credit score has a major impact on your financial life. Crystal Kudlak of Apprisen, Consumer Credit Counseling Service, will share how to get your credit report for no cost, how to read your credit report, disputing errors, and simple steps you can take to rebuild your good credit. Crystal will also take time to speak with attendees individually in short, one-on-one sessions right after the workshop.
Raising Your Credit ScoreMar. 26, 2013 Mt. Hope, WV 12:00 - 1:00 pm
The electronic version of the above information can be found at the following link: http://www.sba.gov/about-offices-content/2/3159/news/478751.
February 5, 2013 at 6pm
There will be a 2013 Relay For Life Committee Interest Meeting on February 5, 2013 at 6pm at The Summit, 422 - 23rd Street, Oak Hill.
This meeting is open to anyone who would like information on the 2013 Relay For Life of Fayette County Planning Committee.
Beth Cummings | Community Manager-SAD South
Atlantic Division | American Cancer Society, Inc.
921 West Neville Street Beckley, WV 25801-4360
Phone: 304.252.5521 ext. 29147 | Mobile: 228.223.6716 | Fax: 304.252.5951
www.cancer.org> cancer.org | 1.800.227.2345
Young Lady Recently Diagnosed with Leukemia
The fundraiser is to be held at the Lewis Center on Central Ave. in Oak Hill. Friday, January 25th from 11am to 8pm. Pasta with either spaghetti or alfredo sauce, bread, dessert, and a drink for $10. Advance tickets available Friday, January 18th at Cafe One Ten. Meals can be delivered. Pick up order forms at Cafe One Ten. Prefer to have pre-orders in by the 21st or 22nd. Volunteers to deliver or serve should contact Cafe One Ten at 304-469-7657.
Monetary donations should be sent to The Gospel Tabernacle at 124 Oyler Avenue, Oak Hill, W.V. 25901. Jamie Massey should be written on the memo line.
For more information please contact Cafe One Ten at 304-469-7657 or email@example.com