The Small Business Development Center will be presenting the workshop “Develop a Strategic Marketing and Sales Plan” at the Capitol Region Training Center on February 28 from 5:30-8 pm. Admission is $40.
This workshop will teach you how to prioritize your marketing and sales efforts and how to develop a marketing and sales plan strategy. You will also learn how to recognize and target the customers [Read more]
The Westmoreland Chamber of Commerce holds a “First Friday Small Business Round Table” on the first Friday of every month. The next session will take place in the Chamber Boardroom on February 3 from 8-9:30 pm. Admission is free.
The February 3 session will be “How to Effectively Market your Small Business” which will be held by Steve Rennekamp. He will be discussing how marketing has changed in the past five years and how to [Read more]
January 31, 2012 by Mark
The Winter Beach Blast will take place at Village Caterers on February 24 from 7-9 pm. Tickets are $30 and include “sandwiches, suds and sounds of summer”.
The Mango Men will provide the music; there will be hot roast beef and meatball sandwiches, beer and salads. A silent auction will raise money for the Manna on Main Street soup kitchen and food bank and [Read more]
The Burlington Christmas tree, a 45-foot blue spruce, has been recycled and will be used in the building of a Habitat for Humanity duplex in Winooski. Hinesburg’s Clifford Lumber was asked to cut the tree up and provide Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity with boards which will be used to trim the windows in the new house. In addition, the branches were ground up and the mulch will be used in local gardens or as fuel for the McNeil Generation Station.
The tree has made a full circle, it was donated to the Church St. Marketplace in Winooski who [Read more]
The Baltimore Business Journal (BBJ) holds several networking events annually, these events draw local business professionals and those who wish to grow their professional networks and share their successes with their business peers.
Biz Mix is a regularly held networking series. The next event will take place at Phillips Seafood Restaurant on February 2 from 5:30-7:30 pm. Tickets are $25 for Journal subscribers and $30 for non-subscribers. This event will allow you [Read more]
The exhibit Frida Kahlo: Her Photos will be showing in the Terrace Gallery at Artisphere from February 23-March 25. This free event is the largest the art center has presented. There will be an opening reception on February 23 from 7-10 pm.
This is the only place the exhibit will be showing in the United States; Arlington was chosen because it is the sister city to Kahlo’s hometown of Coyaocan, Mexico. It was created partly in association with the Frida Kahlo Museum and several other organizations. The exhibit features the facsimiles of 259 personal photographs taken by artist [Read more]
The exhibit Romare Beardon: Southern Recollections will be showing at the Tampa Museum of Art until May 6. This travelling exhibit presents 80 works of the well-known artist from private and public collections.
Romare Beardon, who died in 1988, has been described as one of the “most important African-American artists who worked in the United States during the 20th century”. In 1987 he was awarded the National Medal of Art by President Ronald Reagan.
Beardon is known for his mastery of the collage genre of art and [Read more]
January 31, 2012 by Mark
The Monroeville Area Chamber of Commerce’s M.O.R.E. committee meets every Thursday in the conference room from 7:15-9 am; the next meeting will take place on February 2. This is a free event for Chamber members.
M.O.R.E. stands for Monroeville’s Opportunity for Referrals and Exchanges. Those who attend the weekly meetings have the opportunity to make presentations about their businesses to the members, have a chance to [Read more]
January 30, 2012 by James
The 23rd annual Snow Ball dinner dance will take place at DeSales University in Center Valley on February 11 from 6 pm-12 am. Tickets are $160 and the event is black-tie. 400 people are expected to attend.
The Snow Ball is a presentation of the Greater LeHigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, Small Business Council. In addition to dinner, the Snow Ball will feature a silent auction, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, musical entertainment and [Read more]
January 30, 2012 by Mark
The Chester County Chamber of Business and Industry is presenting a 2-part seminar series entitled “How to Manage your Time in 2012” on February 3 and February 22 from 8-10 am. Tickets for both parts are $65 for Chamber members and $100 for non-members.
Those who attend will be presented with the tools to manage their time more effectively. These tools include [Read more]