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Events in the month of October 2015
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10/02/15
Bingo

In support of the Willows VFW Post #1770 we invite you to enjoy an eveing of BINGO!
There will be a 32"TV and 2 large gift baskets for raffle along with Door prizes!

The canteen will be open and take outs will be available!

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10/03/15
Kenya Spaghetti Dinner

Kenya Spaghetti Dinner to support Bob's Trip there. He will be visiting Orphanage the church sponsors!
The Spaghetti Dinner with the trimmings will be available in take out orders too!
Tickets are $10 with includes donation and a Raffle chance
Children 5 and under FREE

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10/07/15
New Venture Series for Start-Up Businesses

This 4-part training series provides essential information for individuals thinking about starting a new business and new business owners.  Topics include: Legal Requirements & Market Analysis, Cost Analysis, Funding Your Small Business and Business Plan Overview.  You will learn the legal requirements for business start-up, how to assess your market and plan for direction, how to obtain funding, and calculate start-up costs and best practice for completing a business plan.
 
 

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10/07/15
QuickBooks I, II, III, & IV Series (Intro to Advan

This 4-part QuickBooks series begins with how QBs works, getting around, learning common accounting terms used by QBs, creating a new company file, setting preferences, entering new customer, vendors accounts, & items, backing up your data and basic accounting, & reviewing the basic Balance Sheet, P&L, and Cash Flow reports. You will learn about working with bank accounts (including how to handle PayPal & Square), reconciling accounts, using other account types (credit cards, loans & fixed assets), entering sales information, receiving payments & making deposits, generating customer statements, entering & paying bills, downloading bank and credit card activity, issuing 1099s, and memorizing transactions. The later series covers, running related financial reports, analyzing financial data, setting up inventory, tracking & paying sales tax, tracking time, customizing forms/letters and overview of more advanced features (syncing contacts, sharing your file electronically with your accountant, exporting to Excel, using the Doc Center, entering budgets, & technical suggestions when you have problems). The trainer is a CPA and QuickBooks ProAdvisor. Training includes manual.
 
 

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10/09/15
Blast From the Past

What: 50 Year Reunion
Who:  Class of 1965
When:  October 9th and 10th
Where: Oct 9-Friday Night Football Game
      HONKER Field
           5:30pm JV Game
           7:30pm Varsity Game
Oct 10th-Cocktails and Dinner-
       Willows Roadhouse (Old Franco's)
           6:00-Cocktails
           7:00 Dinner
No Host Designated Driver Provided (Let Nickie Know)
More Information:  Nickie Millsaps Burley 530-330-9722
                            Marie Larrabee Juney 530-517-0890
                            Alice "Ski Ki" McCraken James  530-934-4750

 

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10/10/15
Tri-Tip & Prawn Dinner

The Chamber of Commerce is having their annual fundraising dinner! The Glenn County Veterans have joined the team to make this one awesome event!
This year we will be in the Veterans Memorial Hall!
We are going to have a Cupcake Wars decorting contest this year! We provide all the decorations and the delicious cupcake and you provde your artistic abilities!
   Gun Raffle (only 300 tickets will be sold at $20 each) 10/22 Rugers 50th Year Anniversary!
   Raffle Prizes and Good food!
Tri-tip,Prawns, Millen special rice, green beans, salad and roll.
The bar area will be opened at 5:30 for social hour and dinner at 6:30pm.
Tickets are $25.00 or $30.00 at the door! See you at the dinner!

 

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10/10/15
Blast From the Past

What: 50 Year Reunion
Who:  Class of 1965
When:  October 9th and 10th
Where: Oct 9-Friday Night Football Game
      HONKER Field
           5:30pm JV Game
           7:30pm Varsity Game
Oct 10th-Cocktails and Dinner-
       Willows Roadhouse (Old Franco's)
           6:00-Cocktails
           7:00 Dinner
No Host Designated Driver Provided (Let Nickie Know)
More Information:  Nickie Millsaps Burley 530-330-9722
                            Marie Larrabee Juney 530-517-0890
                            Alice "Ski Ki" McCraken James  530-934-4750

 

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10/10/15
In-Sight-Full Day by the Lions Club

Demonstrations & Resource Exhibits-
Low Visions aides and latest technologies
Audio devices and lighting options
Electronic readers and magnifiers
In-Home services for the visually imparied
Traing and rehabilitation agencies
Low Vision Support Groups
Free Vision Screening
Lions Club Sight Projects & Programs for more information please call 530-345-5399
www.aninsightfullday.org
Facebook:   An In-Sight-Full Day
This is a project of the Lions Clubs of District 4-C1 Lions Clubs International
If transportation is needed for vision impaired contact Jamie Hart @ 934-5898

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10/13/15
Business Assistance Workshop

Together , Glenn County Health and Human Services (HHSA) Business Services office
and the Willows Chamber of Commerce invite you to a FREE Business Assistance Workshop and Discussion.
Topics will include a business plan, financial forcasts that wil empower you to access capital to start or expand your business.
For more information about the workshop or topics you would like to sidcuss in the futre, contact Andy Lucas or Yassi Lam.
Please RSVP for this meeting by October 12th.

 

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10/13/15
Being the Expert When Meeting with a Banker

When you need a loan for your business, it is important to prepare yourself to meet with the lender, and understand special considerations that might help improve your chances for getting a loan. This workshop will get you ready for lending, and guide you through things you need to know about borrowing from a bank; when to ask for a line of credit, term loan or equipment financing; the three C’s of credit, and how to make sure you are ready to borrow.

 

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10/14/15
New Venture Series for Start-Up Businesses

This 4-part training series provides essential information for individuals thinking about starting a new business and new business owners.  Topics include: Legal Requirements & Market Analysis, Cost Analysis, Funding Your Small Business and Business Plan Overview.  You will learn the legal requirements for business start-up, how to assess your market and plan for direction, how to obtain funding, and calculate start-up costs and best practice for completing a business plan.
 
 

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10/14/15
 -10/16/15
$2 Bag Sale - Willows Public Library

Over 1,200 books will be offer at this year's $2 Bag Sale.
Subjects include: Religion, Bibles, Cooking, Children's, Dictionary, Thesaurus, Fiction & Non-Fiction, Set of WW II History Books.
50% are Fiction Paperback.
All proceed will go to support the Willows Public Library

Please bring your own bags!

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10/14/15
QuickBooks I, II, III, & IV Series (Intro to Advan

This 4-part QuickBooks series begins with how QBs works, getting around, learning common accounting terms used by QBs, creating a new company file, setting preferences, entering new customer, vendors accounts, & items, backing up your data and basic accounting, & reviewing the basic Balance Sheet, P&L, and Cash Flow reports. You will learn about working with bank accounts (including how to handle PayPal & Square), reconciling accounts, using other account types (credit cards, loans & fixed assets), entering sales information, receiving payments & making deposits, generating customer statements, entering & paying bills, downloading bank and credit card activity, issuing 1099s, and memorizing transactions. The later series covers, running related financial reports, analyzing financial data, setting up inventory, tracking & paying sales tax, tracking time, customizing forms/letters and overview of more advanced features (syncing contacts, sharing your file electronically with your accountant, exporting to Excel, using the Doc Center, entering budgets, & technical suggestions when you have problems). The trainer is a CPA and QuickBooks ProAdvisor. Training includes manual.
 
 

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10/15/15
FREE Flu Shots

Available for everyone 6 months of age & older!
 

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10/15/15
Senior Nutrition Hot Dog Funraiser

Hot Dogs, Chips & Drink
$2.50 and/or donation
Sponsored by SaniFood Market
*****All proceeds go to the Willows Nutrition Home Meals Delivery*****
Thank you!

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10/16/15
Senior Nutrition Hot Dog Funraiser

Hot Dogs, Chips & Drink
$2.50 and/or donation
Sponsored by SaniFood Market
*****All proceeds go to the Willows Nutrition Home Meals Delivery*****
Thank you!

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10/17/15
Girls Day "If you can dream it, You can be it"

The Soroptmist International of Orland is psonsoring a Girls Day!
New Fun Activities, Survival tips for school, Bullies, friends & Boys, Build Self Confidence,
Self-esteem and self respect!
Join other girls 7th grade thro 11th grade for this fantastic day!
The day includes: Continental Breakfast, Goody Bags, Skin Care, Breakout sessions, Lunch, Friendship Building and Hands on Activites~

First 20 to register will receive a "Live Your Dream" water bottle.

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10/17/15
24th Salmon Festival

Salmon Festival will be at the Coleman National Fish Hatchery!
Free Admission, Parking and Bus Shuttles! ( Park at Wal-Mart Supercenter & Ride the Free Shulltes to the Coleman National Fish Hatchery in Anderson California!
Veiw slamon spawing the Aquarium, information booths, sporting equipment, Wildlife Art, childrens' activities, food by North Cow Creek School!

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10/21/15
New Venture Series for Start-Up Businesses

This 4-part training series provides essential information for individuals thinking about starting a new business and new business owners.  Topics include: Legal Requirements & Market Analysis, Cost Analysis, Funding Your Small Business and Business Plan Overview.  You will learn the legal requirements for business start-up, how to assess your market and plan for direction, how to obtain funding, and calculate start-up costs and best practice for completing a business plan.
 
 

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10/21/15
QuickBooks I, II, III, & IV Series (Intro to Advan

This 4-part QuickBooks series begins with how QBs works, getting around, learning common accounting terms used by QBs, creating a new company file, setting preferences, entering new customer, vendors accounts, & items, backing up your data and basic accounting, & reviewing the basic Balance Sheet, P&L, and Cash Flow reports. You will learn about working with bank accounts (including how to handle PayPal & Square), reconciling accounts, using other account types (credit cards, loans & fixed assets), entering sales information, receiving payments & making deposits, generating customer statements, entering & paying bills, downloading bank and credit card activity, issuing 1099s, and memorizing transactions. The later series covers, running related financial reports, analyzing financial data, setting up inventory, tracking & paying sales tax, tracking time, customizing forms/letters and overview of more advanced features (syncing contacts, sharing your file electronically with your accountant, exporting to Excel, using the Doc Center, entering budgets, & technical suggestions when you have problems). The trainer is a CPA and QuickBooks ProAdvisor. Training includes manual.
 
 

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10/22/15
Social Media 101: A Road Map to Getting Customers

Do you want to know the best techniques and tools to use when marketing your new or existing business? This workshop will provide you with strategies and practices for effectively reaching your target market. Topics include: Developing a customer focus marketing plan, Using social media, Building a website, Sizing up the competition, and much more. You will learn how to drive sales to your business and how to retain your new and existing customers.

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10/24/15
Community Wish Blues and Brews

     The 6th Annual Blues and Brews will be held at the St. Monica's Parish Hall, Saturday October 24, 2015 from 1-5 pm.
     Please join us for beer and wine tastings! Great samples of local North State restaurants and growers will be available for you. 
We  will have a Ducky raffle, a gun raffle and other fun games and prizes.
     Sponsorships are available for the ducky raffle, gun raffle and the other fun games and prizes.
Tickets are $25.00 in advance or $30.00 at the door.
Contact any Community Wish Director for tickets or sponsorships!

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10/27/15
Introduction to Government Contracting

Contracting with the government provides great opportunities for increasing your business sales and services. You will be guided through the step-by-step government contracting, certification, registration and purchasing processes; federal, state, and local government requirements; how to get started; qualifications; e-commerce opportunities for business; and how to search for government contracting opportunities.

 

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10/28/15
New Venture Series for Start-Up Businesses

This 4-part training series provides essential information for individuals thinking about starting a new business and new business owners.  Topics include: Legal Requirements & Market Analysis, Cost Analysis, Funding Your Small Business and Business Plan Overview.  You will learn the legal requirements for business start-up, how to assess your market and plan for direction, how to obtain funding, and calculate start-up costs and best practice for completing a business plan.
 
 

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10/28/15
QuickBooks I, II, III, & IV Series (Intro to Advan

This 4-part QuickBooks series begins with how QBs works, getting around, learning common accounting terms used by QBs, creating a new company file, setting preferences, entering new customer, vendors accounts, & items, backing up your data and basic accounting, & reviewing the basic Balance Sheet, P&L, and Cash Flow reports. You will learn about working with bank accounts (including how to handle PayPal & Square), reconciling accounts, using other account types (credit cards, loans & fixed assets), entering sales information, receiving payments & making deposits, generating customer statements, entering & paying bills, downloading bank and credit card activity, issuing 1099s, and memorizing transactions. The later series covers, running related financial reports, analyzing financial data, setting up inventory, tracking & paying sales tax, tracking time, customizing forms/letters and overview of more advanced features (syncing contacts, sharing your file electronically with your accountant, exporting to Excel, using the Doc Center, entering budgets, & technical suggestions when you have problems). The trainer is a CPA and QuickBooks ProAdvisor. Training includes manual.
 
 

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10/29/15
Bunco Night with the YLI

Thursday October 29th
Bunco!
Prize Giveaways!
Raffles!
Food!  Free Potatoe Bar and Dessert!
Cost: $12 or bring a canned food and get in for $10!
 

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10/29/15
Getting Loans for Your Existing Business

Lenders are looking to fund existing businesses! If you have been in business for over two years and need funding for working capital, equipment, purchasing a building, expansion or other business needs, we can match you with the right lender in a timely manner. Learn about loan opportunities for existing businesses including SBA guaranteed loans, traditional bank loans, lines of credit, and other funding options for your existing business.


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10/29/15
Bunco St. Monica YLI fundraiser

Thursday - October 29th at the St. Monica's Parish Hall.

Free Potato Bar, Dessert

Prize Giveaways for the winners and Raffle.

Cost is $12.00 bring a canned good and get in for $10.00

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10/31/15
Trunk or Treat

Details coming soon!

10/31/15
Trunk or Treat

Halloween Night at the First Baptist Church on Lassen! Be there or be square!

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