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Events in the month of November 2016
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11/01/16
New Venture Series for Start-Up Business

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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11/03/16
Steps to Business Start-Up - New Business Orientat

This workshop provides new business owners and individuals who are thinking about starting their own businesses, step-by-step information on what it take to start and run a small business. Topics include overview of: legal requirements, business planning, target marketing, start-up costs, loans and alternative lending, resources available in your communities, and much more.







 

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11/04/16
Glenn County Crafters Expo

Save the Dates!
We are calling all crafters! Whether you are quilters, metal workers, independent artists, sewers photographers, woodworkers and craftsmen of all flavors! Local or out of town come join us!
We have a Friday Night Preview Sale and then on to Saturday!
Good spaces, good fellowship with other crafters and wonderful canteena manned by the VFW Auxiliary! They keep us happy!
The VFW Auxiliary is our host for this weekend event.

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11/05/16
Glenn County Crafters Expo

Save the Dates!
We are calling all crafters! Whether you are quilters, metal workers, independent artists, sewers photographers, woodworkers and craftsmen of all flavors! Local or out of town come join us!
We have a Friday Night Preview Sale and then on to Saturday!
Good spaces, good fellowship with other crafters and wonderful canteena manned by the VFW Auxiliary! They keep us happy!
The VFW Auxiliary is our host for this weekend event.

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11/05/16
Jacinto Grange Ham Dinner

Come and enjoy a home cooked meal fo Ham, mashed potatoes, gravy, grean beans, coleslaw, applesauce, ice cream, cookies and milk/coffee.
Take out is available!

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11/08/16
New Venture Series for Start-Up Business

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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11/08/16
Financial Management Series for Existing Business

4-weeks, 2-hours a week series designed to teach you how to utilize your financial statements to better manage & understand your business operations, cash flow and profitability. The Series include: interpreting financial statements; Identifying your cash flow cycle & how it impacts your business; Learning how to calculate & use financial ratios to troubleshoot fiscal dangers & improve performance; How to think critically when looking at pricing & costs; and Developing forecast & budget techniques to improve profits.


 

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11/09/16
Understanding Payroll, Payroll Taxes, Records and

This workshop will include State & Federal laws, and regulations regarding business payroll function, and the necessary record keeping needed to comply with these requirements. Examples of processing payroll functions will be demonstrated using QuickBooks, including discussion of e-filing both payroll taxes and forms right out of QuickBooks. A QuickBooks “how to” payroll manual & handout on the payroll function will be distributed.  The trainer is a CPA and QuickBooks ProAdvisor with payroll expertise. 



 

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11/12/16
St. Monica's Annual Ham Dinner

Menu: Ham, mashed potatoes, peas, beets, salad, roll. milk, coffee and dessert!

Take outs available!

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11/15/16
New Venture Series for Start-Up Business

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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11/15/16
Financial Management Series for Existing Business

4-weeks, 2-hours a week series designed to teach you how to utilize your financial statements to better manage & understand your business operations, cash flow and profitability. The Series include: interpreting financial statements; Identifying your cash flow cycle & how it impacts your business; Learning how to calculate & use financial ratios to troubleshoot fiscal dangers & improve performance; How to think critically when looking at pricing & costs; and Developing forecast & budget techniques to improve profits.


 

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11/15/16
Willows Community Blood Drive

St. Monica Parish Hall
Participants receive a special T-shirt in hand & earn
Mybloodsource Rewards to redeem online.
Bring a buddy and be entered into a drawing for a $50
Walmart gift card!
YES, YOU DO SAVE LIVES!

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11/16/16
Public Meeting about Purchasing Sapphire Plaza for School District

The meeting will be held at the Glenn County Office of Education, 311 S. Villa Avenue,
Willows.
The Glenn County Board of Education will decide to, or not to, purchase the real estate property located at 123, 125, 1227,129 and 131 E. Walker Street, Orland California, known as the Sapphire Plaza.
The PUBLIC is invited to attend and provide input!

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11/17/16
Strategies for Completing a Successful Business Pl

As a business owner, or individual thinking about starting a business, it is important to have a guide and strategy in place to start and grow your business successfully. It is vital to have a defined strategy for direction and to share with employees, key partners and lenders. In this training, you will learn how to create a well-constructed business plan. You will be introduced to the key elements of your business plan including: Statement of Purpose, Business Description, Facility , Industry, Product and Service, Market Analysis and Strategies, Competition, Management & Personnel, Financial Data, and how to complete your financial projections for best practice budgeting, financial management, and funding.








 

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11/19/16
Hot Cajun Night Dinner

Family Water Alliance's 21st Annual "Hot Cajun Night"
Dinner, Auction & Raffle

NEW LOCATION!!! St. Bernadette's Hall in Colusa
For Tickets or to Sponsor Call:
438-2026
FARMERS FEED AMERICA

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11/19/16
Investing Educational Workshop

What’s happening in your financial life?

Investing Educational Workshop hosted by Altum Wealth Advisors


Join us on Sat., Nov. 19, at 12 PM. We will listen to your questions and have a straightforward, open discussion about financial planning and investments. We will discuss portfolio construction, investments, fees, how to choose a financial advisor, and other topics. Attendance is free but space is limited.


To register, please call us at (530) 924-0110.


Location: Willows Library, Eubank Room, 201 Lassen St., Willows, CA


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11/22/16
New Venture Series for Start-Up Business

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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11/22/16
Financial Management Series for Existing Business

4-weeks, 2-hours a week series designed to teach you how to utilize your financial statements to better manage & understand your business operations, cash flow and profitability. The Series include: interpreting financial statements; Identifying your cash flow cycle & how it impacts your business; Learning how to calculate & use financial ratios to troubleshoot fiscal dangers & improve performance; How to think critically when looking at pricing & costs; and Developing forecast & budget techniques to improve profits.


 

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11/22/16
Puppet Show at the Willows Public Library

The last special Children's event in 2016 at the Willows Public Library, will happen Tuesday,November 22nd, 1 PM, in the Eubank Room.

Lollie Knight, Children's Librarian, will present a Puppet Show, based on the book, "Book! Book! Book!", by Children''s author Deborah Bruss.

This event is free, and open to the general public. 

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11/24/16
Jimmies FREE Thanksgiving Dinner

Happy Thanksgiving
Turkey and all the trimmings!
Everyone Welcome!!!
 

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11/29/16
Financial Management Series for Existing Business

4-weeks, 2-hours a week series designed to teach you how to utilize your financial statements to better manage & understand your business operations, cash flow and profitability. The Series include: interpreting financial statements; Identifying your cash flow cycle & how it impacts your business; Learning how to calculate & use financial ratios to troubleshoot fiscal dangers & improve performance; How to think critically when looking at pricing & costs; and Developing forecast & budget techniques to improve profits.


 

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