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Events in the month of March 2021
DateEvent
3/1/2021
Your Customer Experience in the New Dine-In Reality

How to merge COVID-19 government guidelines with best hospitality practices.

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3/2/2021
Taco Tuesdays

11:00 a.m. until they're gone!

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3/2/2021
Taco Tuesdays

Choices are shredded beef, ground beef, or baby portabella mushroom. Load 'em with toppings to eat here or to go!

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3/3/2021
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Classes

The 8-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction course is appropriate for anyone wanting to explore mindfulness and its potential benefits in their lives. The live 2-hour video classes are designed to introduce mindfulness through a variety of practices, practical tips, exercises, and resources.

The topics include:

  • Introduction to Mindfulness
  • Be Right Where You Are
  • Our Storytelling Minds
  • Cultivating Kindness
  • Willingness to Be with Things as They Are
  • Finding Compassion Within
  • Enhancing Resilience
  • Moving Forward

In addition to the above topics, private coaching sessions can address personal stress management, guidance with developing a daily practice, and individualized assistance with personal challenges.


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3/4/2021
Starting Your Business

Take the first steps on your journey to being an entrepreneur.

This FREE webinar is a brief introduction to entrepreneurship and what goes into creating and starting a new business.

This webinar will run over 2 consecutive afternoons.
It includes a high-level overview of some of the things that will be critical to your success, including:

In Part 1

  • Assessing how well suited you are to be an entrepreneur and how to make sure that the idea you have is practical.
  • What business structures are available and which one might be best for you.
  • The permits and licenses you might need.

In Part 2

  • How to take your idea all the way to reality
  • What you will need to know about Business Plans and Business Financials.

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3/4/2021
Virtual Coffee with the Pastor

Each Thursday between 12-Noon and 1:00pm, I'm offering an open office time for casual conversation. Can include God and spirituality, sports, the news, last week's sermon, etc..

more info...
3/4/2021
Mindful Co-Parenting

MINDFUL CO-PARENTING

The 7-week Mindful Co-Parenting class is designed to provide concrete support to parents who have separated, yet are parenting their children together.

The course identifies the effects of broken relationships on both adults and children and the importance of developing a workable written Co-Parenting Plan that addresses the required components of time sharing, child exchanges, and communication.

The private, two hour live video classes offer multimedia presentations, worksheets and resources, and open discussions to provide support, encouragement and guidance in navigating the development of a successful co-parenting relationship. The topics include:

  • Foundational Agreements
  • Personality & Emotions
  • From a Child’s Perspective
  • Relationship Building
  • Timesharing
  • Developing a Co-Parenting Plan
  • Focusing Forward

In addition to the above topics, private coaching sessions can address stress management, guidance with
personal parenting challenges, and individualized support.


more info...
3/4/2021
Social Media Tips and Tricks for Food Businesses

Everyday Social Media:  How to keep the posts coming and the customers engaged.

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3/4/2021
Thursday Night Trivia!

Join us for live online Trivia every Thursday! Game begins at 6pm (room opens 5:30). The password to the Zoom room is ‘beer’.  Zoom link can be found online at https://quintopiabrewing.com/.

more info...
3/5/2021
Starting Your Business - Part 2

Take the first steps on your journey to being an entrepreneur

This webinar is a brief introduction to entrepreneurship and what goes into creating and starting a new business.

This webinar will run over 2 consecutive afternoons.
It includes a high-level overview of some of the things that will be critical to your success, including:

In Part 1

  • Assessing how well suited you are to be an entrepreneur and how to make sure that the idea you have is practical.
  • What business structures are available and which one might be best for you.
  • The permits and licenses you might need.

In Part 2

  • How to take your idea all the way to reality
  • What you will need to know about Business Plans and Business Financials.

more info...
3/9/2021
NorCal SBDC Finance Center Presents: Owning and Investing in Real Estate for Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs

Critical information for anyone interested in buying real estate, especially for small business owners looking to secure their long term future by owning their property, plant and equipment.

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3/9/2021
Taco Tuesdays

11:00 a.m. until they're gone!

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3/9/2021
Taco Tuesdays

Choices are shredded beef, ground beef, or baby portabella mushroom. Load 'em with toppings to eat here or to go!

more info...
3/10/2021
Free Webinar: Digital Marketing Hour - Instagram Stories

If not prior to the pandemic, most businesses have now started to embrace digital technology and marketing as the only means to communicate with their customers and promote their products and services.

Hosted by Sierra Small Business Development Center.

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3/10/2021
Plumas Co. Home Visiting Coalition Community Summit

The Plumas Co. Home Visiting Coalition is seeking input and feedback from community members and service providers.  Register for the virtual summit here:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/plumas-county-home-visiting-coalition-2021-community-summit-tickets-138856418285

 

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3/10/2021
NorCal SBDC Finance Center Presents: Disaster Relief Loan Updates & Caseforce

Following Wednesday morning's ASK SBDC update from 10:30 - 11:00, join the California Small Enterprise Task Force until 11:30 for virtual office hours led by experienced attorneys and business advisors of the Northern California Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network.


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3/10/2021
Restaurant Financial Bootcamp - 4 Part Series

Join us for an intensive four-part boot camp on restaurant financials.  This boot camp is hosted by financial expert and Regional Advisor Paul Bozzo and SBDC Restaurant Program Manager Louise Dawson.  The goal is to do a deep dive into understanding and producing restaurant financials.  The takeaway will be to have a full set of financial projections and budgets that are ready to show lenders, investors or landlords. The Restaurant Financials Boot Camp is designed for serious entrepreneurs ready to commit the time to take their financial skills to the next level.

1.  The first training is an introduction to financials. We'll cover essential financial skills and the Big 3 financial statements - profit/loss, balance sheet and cash flow. 

2.  Session two will cover Profit and Loss statements ~ how to read them, understand them and apply it to your own business.  We will cover revenue, expenses, cost of goods, key industry benchmarks for profit and how to control costs. During the second half of the webinar we will discuss food costs, managing inventory and recipe cards.  

3.The third session will review operation and capital expense projections and how to understand and forecast.

4.  In the final session, we will learn how to put together a detailed start up expense budget


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3/11/2021
Price Right Lab Screening

Several tests available; a physician's order is required.  Order must be obtained before the day of the test.  Register in the main lobby.  Payment is due at the time of service.

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3/11/2021
Planning Your Business

This webinar is a brief introduction to entrepreneurship and what goes into creating and starting a new business.

This webinar will run over 2 consecutive afternoons.
It includes a high-level overview of some of the things that will be critical to your success, including:

In Part 1 

  • Assessing how well suited you are to be an entrepreneur and how to make sure that the idea you have is practical.
  • What business structures are available and which one might be best for you.
  • The permits and licenses you might need.

In Part 2

  • How to take your idea all the way to reality
  • What you will need to know about Business Plans and Business Financials.

more info...
3/11/2021
Virtual Coffee with the Pastor

Each Thursday between 12-Noon and 1:00pm, I'm offering an open office time for casual conversation. Can include God and spirituality, sports, the news, last week's sermon, etc..

more info...
3/11/2021
Mindful Co-Parenting

MINDFUL CO-PARENTING

The 7-week Mindful Co-Parenting class is designed to provide concrete support to parents who have separated, yet are parenting their children together.

The course identifies the effects of broken relationships on both adults and children and the importance of developing a workable written Co-Parenting Plan that addresses the required components of time sharing, child exchanges, and communication.

The private, two hour live video classes offer multimedia presentations, worksheets and resources, and open discussions to provide support, encouragement and guidance in navigating the development of a successful co-parenting relationship. The topics include:

  • Foundational Agreements
  • Personality & Emotions
  • From a Child’s Perspective
  • Relationship Building
  • Timesharing
  • Developing a Co-Parenting Plan
  • Focusing Forward

In addition to the above topics, private coaching sessions can address stress management, guidance with
personal parenting challenges, and individualized support.


more info...
3/11/2021
Webinar: Successful Interviewing

Are you prepared? Join our experienced Career Advisors to get an inside look at how to be successful at your next interview!

When does an interview really begin and end? What skills do you have? What's a 30-second elevator pitch? What if they call you? How are your communication skills - what is your body saying? Why should the employer hire you? Get a behind the scenes look from inside the interview room!

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3/11/2021
Thursday Night Trivia!

Join us for live online Trivia every Thursday! Game begins at 6pm (room opens 5:30). The password to the Zoom room is ‘beer’.  Zoom link can be found online at https://quintopiabrewing.com/.

more info...
3/11/2021
Words & Music

March Words and Music will feature local Quincy musician Benjamin Heaney.

Join us Thursday, March 11 at 7pm on plumasarts.org or Plumas Arts' YouTube.

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3/16/2021
Taco Tuesdays

11:00 a.m. until they're gone!

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3/16/2021
Taco Tuesdays

Choices are shredded beef, ground beef, or baby portabella mushroom. Load 'em with toppings to eat here or to go!

more info...
3/17/2021
Disaster Loan Relief Updates: PPP

Answers how small businesses can prepare and apply for an SBA Economic Injury Loan and PPP Forgiveness.  Also:  Information on any new loan options.

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3/18/2021
Financing Your Business

Don't miss this exclusive webinar on funding foundations for your business.

There are several different ways for a business to access capital, and we will cover all traditional and non-traditional lending platforms that exist and how to apply them to each unique business situation. If you have been turned down by a lender, then it's not the end of the story. Join this webinar and get new options to get funded.

This webinar will cover the following & more:

  • Introduction to Commercial Financing
  • Debt vs Equity
  • Partnership and Capital Structures
  • Telling Your Story
  • 5 C’s of Capital
  • Types of Loan Products and Programs
  • Working with the SBDC

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3/18/2021
Chamber Member Advertising Webinar

We are excited to have you participating in our Member Advertising webinar. Lead by Kimberly Vaughan an entrepreneur with amazing experience producing major events and helping corporations promote their businesses nationwide.  

Chamber Nation asked Kimberly to lead these webinars since she has so much direct experience promoting her own successful businesses using many of these same tools. 

AT TIME OF MEETING PLEASE GO TO www.MeetingIsHere.com 

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3/18/2021
Virtual Coffee with the Pastor

Each Thursday between 12-Noon and 1:00pm, I'm offering an open office time for casual conversation. Can include God and spirituality, sports, the news, last week's sermon, etc..

more info...
3/18/2021
Mindful Co-Parenting

MINDFUL CO-PARENTING

The 7-week Mindful Co-Parenting class is designed to provide concrete support to parents who have separated, yet are parenting their children together.

The course identifies the effects of broken relationships on both adults and children and the importance of developing a workable written Co-Parenting Plan that addresses the required components of time sharing, child exchanges, and communication.

The private, two hour live video classes offer multimedia presentations, worksheets and resources, and open discussions to provide support, encouragement and guidance in navigating the development of a successful co-parenting relationship. The topics include:

  • Foundational Agreements
  • Personality & Emotions
  • From a Child’s Perspective
  • Relationship Building
  • Timesharing
  • Developing a Co-Parenting Plan
  • Focusing Forward

In addition to the above topics, private coaching sessions can address stress management, guidance with
personal parenting challenges, and individualized support.


more info...
3/18/2021
How to Manage Anger & Conflict

Registration fee $375
Classes will be held virtually on Zoom. Some of the topics to be covered will include; Understanding triggers and reactions to day-to-day events, conflict resolution skills, and ways to reduce stress.
Classes will be held every Thursday, 5:30pm to 7:30pm for six weeks.
Please use the ticket link to go to our website for payment details.

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3/18/2021
Thursday Night Trivia!

Join us for live online Trivia every Thursday! Game begins at 6pm (room opens 5:30). The password to the Zoom room is ‘beer’.  Zoom link can be found online at https://quintopiabrewing.com/.

more info...
3/23/2021
Taco Tuesdays

11:00 a.m. until they're gone!

more info...
3/23/2021
Taco Tuesdays

Choices are shredded beef, ground beef, or baby portabella mushroom. Load 'em with toppings to eat here or to go!

more info...
3/24/2021
Webinar: Digital Marketing Hour: Digital Marketing Tactics as You Continue to Pivot and Recovery

Digital Marketing Hour - BONUS SESSION!

If not prior to the pandemic, most businesses are now embracing digital technology as an effective way to communicate with their customers, promote their business and services and sell their products directly online.  With the array of digital tools and social media platforms available, business often struggle maintaining an effective digital marketing strategy with so many options. Sierra SBDC advisor, Ms. Lani Lott, will provide an overview of the top 10 digital marketing tactics that she has found the majority of her clients are using to reach their audience, strengthen their business' brand and generate revenue — all virtually.


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3/24/2021
Connect the Dots - The Art of Compassion

Many have experienced the physical & emotional exhaustion of compassion fatigue. Knowing the differences between sympathy, empathy, & compassion can help. Identify what sparks your passions and learn strategies for rekindling your compassion.

JOIN US TO: Deepen understanding of Sympathy, Empathy, & Compassion. Identify signs & symptoms of compassion fatigue and learn strategies for avoiding burn-out.

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3/24/2021
Women's History Month Panel

Women in the 21st Century-Where We’ve Been, Where We Are, and Where We’re Headed

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3/25/2021
Marketing Your Business

Interested in learning about marketing? Here’s your chance.

Join us for this educational webinar to learn the fundamental principles of marketing and how best to apply those principles to empower you to create your own marketing efforts for your small business.

We’ll teach the building blocks of marketing including:

  • Gaining insight into an overview of processes
  • Understanding the competitive landscape
  • Identifying the consumer target audience including positioning
  • Learning the classic 4Ps to develop the Marketing Plan

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3/25/2021
Virtual Coffee with the Pastor

Each Thursday between 12-Noon and 1:00pm, I'm offering an open office time for casual conversation. Can include God and spirituality, sports, the news, last week's sermon, etc..

more info...
3/25/2021
Free Webinar: How to Find a Job!

AFWD is excited to offer a free virtual workshop on how to job search successfully! To learn more about the many ways you can search for work, including networking and other strategies, join our experienced and knowledgeable staff as they teach innovative tips for finding that perfect position. Turn your job search into a career search!

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3/25/2021
Thursday Night Trivia!

Join us for live online Trivia every Thursday! Game begins at 6pm (room opens 5:30). The password to the Zoom room is ‘beer’.  Zoom link can be found online at https://quintopiabrewing.com/.

more info...
3/27/2021
Quincy Elks Lodge UFC 260: PPV Event

Food options available.  Tickets $15 per person, includes one complimentary drink.  Event is first-come, first-serve.

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3/30/2021
Taco Tuesdays

11:00 a.m. until they're gone!

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3/30/2021
Taco Tuesdays

Choices are shredded beef, ground beef, or baby portabella mushroom. Load 'em with toppings to eat here or to go!

more info...
3/31/2021
The 10 Things to Know About Managing Employees

In this 60-minute webinar, we will cover what small employers should know to manage employees in California.

It is critical for owners and managers to understand that having employees in California is different than every other state. Join us to learn the employment policies and HR best practices to reduce risk and keep your business compliant with the law. The presenter will be Chana Anderson, CCP, PHRca, SPHR, Senior Vice President & Practice Leader for ABD HR Consulting Services, as well a SBDC Regional Advisor. She holds several degrees and certifications, and possesses a deep expertise in organizational culture, human resources, and employment law. Her superpower is making the complex and ever-changing employment landscape easy to navigate.

This webinar will cover:

  • Independent contractor v. employee
  • Required new hire paperwork
  • Complying with wage & hour laws
  • Mandatory and optional benefits
  • Essential training and policies
  • Terminating employment

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