Calendar of Events - Oroville Area Chamber of Commerce
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Coffee Connection Networking Event
09/26/19
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Ambassador Meeting
10/08/19
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Events in the month of August 2019
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08/01/19
QuickBooks Online or Desktop - Which One is Right for Your Business?

This is a 1-hour free seminar to review the features of both QuickBooks Online (QBO) and QuickBooks Desktop (QBD). We will review the 2019 QuickBooks Desktop version and the QuickBooks Online version during our session and focus on Intuit’s comparative online tools with open discussion. The 2019 QuickBooks Desktop version will be demonstrated live; as well as the QuickBooks Online “test drive” using Chrome.  There will be plenty of time for questions and answers.  Accurate bookkeeping is critical for successfully managing your business; therefore, taking the time to select the correct accounting program is key for your business financial management success.  This free seminar is being offered to provide you with an overview of each QuickBooks bookkeeping program in order to become better informed with selecting the best bookkeeping program for your business. 
 

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08/01/19
Concerts in the Park - August 1st: "8 Track Attack" Classic Rock


Concerts in the Park series at Riverbend Park
August 1, 2019
"8 Track Attack" 
Cassic Rock
Any questions? Contact 530-533-2011

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08/02/19
Summer Hoedown


Summer Hoedown, every Friday in August at Currier Square in Oroville! 
There will be a DJ, Children's Activities, Wagon Rides, and other entertainment! 

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08/03/19
Book Sale

Lots of lots of books for sale.  Kids books only 25 cents each.  Most books including cook books, gardening books, fiction, non-fiction, paperbacks also 50 cents each.

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08/04/19
Wyandotte Grange 1st Sunday Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser


Join us on the first Sunday of every month for our pancake breakfast fundraiser.
Sunday, August 4th   7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
$8 for adults, $3 for children under 12.
Pancakes, ham, eggs, juice and coffee.
Visit our gift shop while you're here!

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08/04/19
NorthWest SPCA 11th Annual Bowling Fundraiser

NorthWest SPCA
11th Annual Bowling Fundraiser
will be Sunday, August 4th, 2019
at 1:00 pm
at Tyme to Bowl Lanes at Gold Country Casino, Oroville, CA
Get Your Bowling Shoes On!
We are preparing for un upcoming event to help raise funds for the animals that come to the NorthWest SPCA. All donations raised will support our efforts to provide spay/neuter, vaccinations, microchips and other lifesaving services in order to help these animals get adopted into forever homes.

PLEASE CALL THE NWSPCA TO LEARN HOW YOU CAN HELP US WITH THIS EVENT: 533-7636

* Any and all donations are greatly appreciated and tax deductible.
* We need TEAM CAPTAINS to recruit teams.
* We need TEAM MEMBERS to find people whi are willing to pledge donations.
* We need DONORS who will pledge to sponsor bowlers.
 

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08/05/19
 -08/09/19
Shady Creek Summer Camp Day Camp

At Shady Creek Summer Camp, campers will adventure, connect, and cultivate.

Adventure

Explore in a beautiful outdoor setting.
Hands-on camp activities are packed with creative play.
Be curious and brave when trying new things.

Connect

Socialize within camper community.
Discover empathy for Shady Creek’s habitats and wildlife.
Camp activities and events provide learning opportunities as well as fun.

Cultivate

Campers practice independence with time spent away from home.
Empowered by camp community to be advocates and stewards.
Confidence in identity remains long after summer is over.


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08/06/19
Understanding Payroll, Payroll Taxes Records & Basic HR Functions in QuickBooks

Workshop includes discussion of: State & Federal labor laws & regulations regarding employees & the necessary record keeping needed to comply with these requirements; summary of independent contractors vs. employees requirements; focus on what employers are required to provide new employees; what should be kept in employees’ files and specifics regarding legal tax forms, overtime, and work-weeks. Examples of processing payroll functions will be demonstrated with the use of QuickBooks Desktop (QBD) and QuickBooks Online (QBO), including discussion of e-filing both payroll taxes and forms right out of QuickBooks. Quick Books “How to” payroll manual and handout on the payroll function will be distributed. Trainer is a CPA & QuickBooks ProAdvisor.

 

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08/06/19
National Night Out

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT
TUESDAY, AUGUST 6TH, 2019
4-8 PM
at the MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM
1200 MYERS ST
OROVILLE CA 95965

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08/07/19
New Venture Series for Start-Up Businesses - 4 Weeks Series

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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08/07/19
Employee Motivation and Engagement



Emplyee Motivation and Engagement
Wednesday 8/7/19
One Day Seminar from 1:30 to 4:30pm Chico Campus 
Only $20.00 each
Registration: www.orovilleadulted.com
"The only way to do great work is to love what you do." Steve Jobs
Learn how to get Employees to love the work that they do.

 

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08/08/19
Financial Management Series for Existing Businesses - 4 Weeks Series

This is a 4-weeks 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. Class kept small for hands-on learning.



 

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08/08/19
Lake Oroville Area Garden Club Monthly Meeting

Join the Lake Oroville Area Garden Club at their monthly meeting held every second Thursday of the month.

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08/08/19
Lunch with the Optimists

The Oroville Optimist Club meets at the Cornucopia Restaurant, 515 Montgomery, noon to 1 pm. This is a luncheon meeting. The public is welcome.  The Oroville Optimist Club is a volunteer organization committed to serving the youth of our community.
 

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08/09/19
Summer Hoedown


Summer Hoedown, every Friday in August at Currier Square in Oroville! 
There will be a DJ, Children's Activities, Wagon Rides, and other entertainment! 

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08/10/19
BIG Bunco Party Hosted by the Wyandotte Grange #495


BIG Bunco Party
August 10, 2019 
From 1 to 3:30pm
At Wyandotte Grange #495
4910 Foothill Blvd., Oroville CA 95966
Come get your Bunco on at our annual BIG Bunco Party! Door prize, raffle prizes, and refreshments too. $15 at the door. Doors open at noon. Game starts at 1:00 p.m. Join the fun! Wyandotte Grange 4910 Foothill Blvd. For more info call Sandy at 530-589-5932.

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08/10/19
Happiest Hour-Cocktails for a Cause Fundraiser

Join Valley Oak Children's Services for our 5th Annual Happiest Hour-Cocktails for a Cause fundraiser. 
 
With local wine, cocktails, and beer poured by Almendra Winery & Distillery. As well as appetizers, dinner, a raffle, silent auction, photo booth and live entertainment by The Kelly Twins, it is sure to be a night to remember! 

General Admission Tickets $60 - Designated Driver Ticket $50 
Tickets include entry, your first two drinks, appetizers, dinner & a show by The Kelly Twins. 

The proceeds from this event help support our Butte Parent Cafe and Behavioral Health programs, purchase back-to-school backpacks, life vests and helmets for children in Butte County, purchase over 10,000 books for children, and more. 
 

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08/13/19
QuickBooks Desktop Series - 3 Weeks

This 3-part QuickBooks Desktop (QBD) series begins with how QuickBooks works, get-ting around, learning common accounting terms used by QuickBooks, creating new company file, setting preferences, entering new customers, vendors, accounts, and items, backing up data, basic accounting, reviewing the basic Balance Sheet, Profit & Loss, and Cash Flow reports. You will learn about working with bank accounts (and how to handle PayPal and Square), reconciling accounts, using other account types (credit cards, loans and fixed assets), entering sales information, receiving payments and making deposits, generating customer statements, entering and paying bills, down-loading bank and credit card activities, issuing 1099s, and memorizing transactions. Later series covers, running related financial reports, analyzing financial data, setting up inventory, tracking, and paying sales tax, tracking time, customizing forms and letters, and overview of more advanced features (i.e., syncing contacts, sharing file electronically with your accountant, exporting to Excel, using the Doc Center, entering budgets, and getting technical suggestions when problems exist).  The trainer is a CPA, and QuickBooks ProAdvisor.  Training includes QuickBooks manual.




 

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08/13/19
Ambassador Meeting

Join us as we build camaraderie among the Oroville Chamber Ambassadors. We will use this time to relay information about upcoming Oroville Chamber events and campaigns to our Ambassadors so they can spread the word to their fellow Chamber Members.

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08/14/19
New Venture Series for Start-Up Businesses - 4 Weeks Series

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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08/14/19
Building Trust in Leadership

Building Trust in Leadership
Wednesday 8/19/19
One Day Seminar from 1:30 to 4:30pm Chico Campus 
Only $20.00 each
Registration: www.orovilleadulted.com
The Lack of trust in leadership is the biggest issue impacting employee work performance.
Learn trust behaviors and improve employee satisfaction,

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08/14/19
Second Wednesday BUNCO at Wyandotte Grange


Our monthly second Wednesday BUNCO is only $5. Wednesday, August 14th, 2019.
Game starts at 6:00 p.m. Wyandotte Grange 4910 Foothill Blvd. 530-589-5932.
Our gift shop will be open. All donations are greatly appreciated.
Help us raise enough to finish the roof. Thank you for your support!

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08/15/19
Financial Management Series for Existing Businesses - 4 Weeks Series

This is a 4-weeks 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. Class kept small for hands-on learning.



 

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08/15/19
3rd Thursday History Talk: Paul Bowman "Bard of Butte" Adventure


3rd Thursday History Talk: Paul Bowman "Bard of Butte" Adventure  
on August 15, 2019 
at Mug Shots CoffeeHouse
2040 Montgomery St., Historic Downtown Oroville
5:30 pm Light Dinner and Dessert $8.00
6:00 pm Speaker - Local Historian Pauk Bowman:
- Death Valley - A Pres Longley "Board of Butte Adventure"
All are welcome
 

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08/16/19
Summer Hoedown


Summer Hoedown, every Friday in August at Currier Square in Oroville! 
There will be a DJ, Children's Activities, Wagon Rides, and other entertainment! 

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08/17/19
BBQ Tri-Tip Fundraising Dinner


Join your family, friends, and community for our monthly third Saturday dinner. 
Saturday, August 17th 5:00-6:30 p.m.
BBQ Tri Tip, beans, coleslaw, bread, punch, coffee, and dessert.
$10 adults and $3 children under 12. Take out always available.
Wyandotte Grange 4910 Foothill Blvd. 
For more info call Bob or Sandy at 530-589-5932.
We are raising funds to replace our roof. Thank you for your support.

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08/18/19
3rd Sunday Country Breakfast & Bake Sale



Oroville Aerie #196, Fraternal Order of Eagles, is having their Country Breakfast & Bake Sale.

We are serving 2 eggs how you like 'em, hash browns, biscuits & sausage gravy, your choice of ham, bacon, or sausage, juice and coffee. All for a donation of $7.00.

Location: Eagles Main Hall, 2010 Montgomery Street in beautiful downtown Oroville (on the corner of Myers and Montgomery Streets), next to the Municipal Auditorium.

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08/20/19
QuickBooks Desktop Series - 3 Weeks

This 3-part QuickBooks Desktop (QBD) series begins with how QuickBooks works, get-ting around, learning common accounting terms used by QuickBooks, creating new company file, setting preferences, entering new customers, vendors, accounts, and items, backing up data, basic accounting, reviewing the basic Balance Sheet, Profit & Loss, and Cash Flow reports. You will learn about working with bank accounts (and how to handle PayPal and Square), reconciling accounts, using other account types (credit cards, loans and fixed assets), entering sales information, receiving payments and making deposits, generating customer statements, entering and paying bills, down-loading bank and credit card activities, issuing 1099s, and memorizing transactions. Later series covers, running related financial reports, analyzing financial data, setting up inventory, tracking, and paying sales tax, tracking time, customizing forms and letters, and overview of more advanced features (i.e., syncing contacts, sharing file electronically with your accountant, exporting to Excel, using the Doc Center, entering budgets, and getting technical suggestions when problems exist).  The trainer is a CPA, and QuickBooks ProAdvisor.  Training includes QuickBooks manual.




 

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08/20/19
Feather River Lapidary & Mineral Society Monthly Meetings

Monthly meetings allow the club members to get together and share what we have collected and made. Various experts from the area also share their knowledge. Meetings are open to the public and visitors are welcome!

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Monthly Meetings

  • *****Beginning March 20, 2017 the meetings will change locations to the Palermo Grange.
  • When: 6:30 p.m. every 3rd Tuesday of the Month (except September is the 2nd Tuesday so it is prior to the show)
  • Where: Palermo Grange #493, 7600 Irwin Avenue, Oroville, CA
  • PLEASE leave the area in front of doorway for members with disabilities. 
  • Bring money for the raffle--always good rocks and jewelry in the raffle!! Proceeds benefit the club.
  • Topics in the past have included: geology, suiseki, gold panning, flint knapping, fossils, wire wrapping, jade, opals, and much more!

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08/21/19
New Venture Series for Start-Up Businesses - 4 Weeks Series

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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08/21/19
Building Teamwork at Work


"Building Teamwork at Work"
Teamwork is important for the success of all businesses.
Our "tips" for building a dynamic team will help guide the way...
One Day Seminar from 1:30 to 4:30pm Chico Campus 
Only $20.00 each
Registration: www.orovilleadulted.com

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08/22/19
Financial Management Series for Existing Businesses - 4 Weeks Series

This is a 4-weeks 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. Class kept small for hands-on learning.



 

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08/22/19
Dinner with the Optimists

The Oroville Optimist Club meets at the Cornucopia Restaurant, 515 Montgomery, 6 to 7:30 pm. This is a dinner meeting with a guest speaker.  The public is welcome.
.  The Oroville Optimist Club is a volunteer organization committed to serving the youth of our community.
 

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08/23/19
Summer Hoedown


Summer Hoedown, every Friday in August at Currier Square in Oroville! 
There will be a DJ, Children's Activities, Wagon Rides, and other entertainment! 

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08/26/19
 -09/28/19
Drawn In–By Hand: Graphic Prints

A collaboration with the Department of Art and Art History's foundations faculty, this exhibition reveals how the act of drawing creates an acuity of vision.

Exhibition Talk: 
Thurs, Sept. 12 | 5:30 p.m. | Zingg Recital Hall | Reception to follow at The Turner

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08/27/19
QuickBooks Desktop Series - 3 Weeks

This 3-part QuickBooks Desktop (QBD) series begins with how QuickBooks works, get-ting around, learning common accounting terms used by QuickBooks, creating new company file, setting preferences, entering new customers, vendors, accounts, and items, backing up data, basic accounting, reviewing the basic Balance Sheet, Profit & Loss, and Cash Flow reports. You will learn about working with bank accounts (and how to handle PayPal and Square), reconciling accounts, using other account types (credit cards, loans and fixed assets), entering sales information, receiving payments and making deposits, generating customer statements, entering and paying bills, down-loading bank and credit card activities, issuing 1099s, and memorizing transactions. Later series covers, running related financial reports, analyzing financial data, setting up inventory, tracking, and paying sales tax, tracking time, customizing forms and letters, and overview of more advanced features (i.e., syncing contacts, sharing file electronically with your accountant, exporting to Excel, using the Doc Center, entering budgets, and getting technical suggestions when problems exist).  The trainer is a CPA, and QuickBooks ProAdvisor.  Training includes QuickBooks manual.




 

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08/28/19
New Venture Series for Start-Up Businesses - 4 Weeks Series

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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08/29/19
Financial Management Series for Existing Businesses - 4 Weeks Series

This is a 4-weeks 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. Class kept small for hands-on learning.



 

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08/29/19
Oroville Chamber Annual BBQ

Our Annul Oroville Chamber Annual BBQ will be held on Thursday, August 29 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Riffles Resort. This year's theme is "Way to Go Oroville!"

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08/30/19
Summer Hoedown


Summer Hoedown, every Friday in August at Currier Square in Oroville! 
There will be a DJ, Children's Activities, Wagon Rides, and other entertainment! 

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08/31/19
6th Annual Mile Long Yard Sale

The 6th Annual Mile Long Yard Sale is Saturday, August 31st from 8am-2pm.  (It's always the Saturday of Labor Day weekend!)  This spectacular secondhand treasure hunt is promoted throughout Northern California and continues to grow each year.  We're encouraging neighbors and merchants to participate by having sidewalk sales, selling your castoffs, or hosting a seller for the morning.  We’d love to hear from you if you plan to participate.  Please keep in mind to keep the sidewalks clear and do not block them.  This is a secondhand sale so outside vendors and crafters are discouraged.

Don't have any "junk" of your own to sell but still want to be part of the fun?  Invite a friend for the space in front your business or contact Bernadette at Kusel's Big Store as she's the lead on this event.  Please see the flyer below for more information and share on your social media!

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