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How to Start a Business 6:00 pm
How to Start a Business @ Yelm City Hall- Council Chambers
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Do you have a small business or want to start one? Get a free step-by-step road map to start a successful business. Meet with a Business Coach and begin to strategize for the next 12 months.
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Lacey: Connect, Collaborate, and Create Community with LinkedIn 6:30 pm
Lacey: Connect, Collaborate, and Create Community with LinkedIn @ South Puget Sound Community College, L1-166
Oct 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Are you looking to make a great first impression? Your social presence matters when you are looking for your next opportunity. You must get creative to get noticed and stand out in a crowd. In this class you will build an “All-Star” LinkedIn profile and learn the rules of engagement. Course Dates: Thursdays, October 3, READ MORE
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Tenino: First Friday Business Breakfast 7:30 am
Tenino: First Friday Business Breakfast @ Sandstone Cafe
Oct 4 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
Attention Tenino Area Businesses! We want YOU to join us for our inaugural First Friday Business Breakfast! Come get to know your fellow Tenino Area business owners, and plan to give a short 30-60 second introduction to your business, so that we can all help cross promote each other. The event is FREE, and the READ MORE
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Lacey: Marketing To Government Agencies 8:30 am
Lacey: Marketing To Government Agencies @ Thurston Economic Development Council, Room L1-157
Oct 11 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Reaching out to government contracting officers can be difficult at best. If selling to city, state or federal government agencies directly or via their prime con-tractors is a business objective of yours, this class is a must. This hands on class will include: Creating essential marketing tools How to find opportunities Exploring networking protocol NOTE: READ MORE
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Let’s Talk Business! WA State Paid Family & Medical Leave Program 12:00 pm
Let’s Talk Business! WA State Paid Family & Medical Leave Program @ Webinar
Oct 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
This episode is about the NEW Paid Family and Medical Leave program that will be available in January 2020. At some time in our lives, we all need to give or receive care—whether recovering from a serious illness or injury, caring for a new child or supporting an aging parent. Paid Family and Medical Leave is READ MORE
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Lacey MakerSpace Grand Opening 4:00 pm
Lacey MakerSpace Grand Opening @ Lacey MarkerSpace
Oct 16 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Thurston Economic Development Council, together with the City of Lacey and Saint Martin’s University, is pleased to announce the grand opening of the Lacey MakerSpace. The Lacey MakerSpace (LMS) is a community workshop and space that provides access to fabrication tools and learning, allowing makers to design, collaborate, and produce creative projects. Through hands-on READ MORE
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Confident Communication: A Women’s Summit 8:15 am
Confident Communication: A Women’s Summit @ Center for Business & Innovation, Event Center
Oct 17 @ 8:15 am – 4:00 pm
The Confident Communication Summit is an opportunity to join a other women who want to build confidence in their communication skills in a supportive environment. It includes a full day of professional development, inspiration, motivation and networking. You’ll gain fresh perspectives from speakers and the tools and resources you need to become a more confident READ MORE
ScaleUp Series: Build Your Market 8:30 am
ScaleUp Series: Build Your Market @ Center for Business & Innovation, Room 194
Oct 17 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Build Your Market is designed to help you explore and identify opportunities that can accelerate your business growth, and to make strategic decisions to optimize the selected options.  You’ll learn how to develop a strong competitive advantage that will help you stand out from your competition.  You’ll also learn how to improve your product or READ MORE
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Business Enterprise Startup Training (BEST) 9:00 am
Business Enterprise Startup Training (BEST) @ Webinar
Oct 22 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Starting a new business can be exciting, and overwhelming. There are so many things to consider such as setting up operations, meeting legal requirements, accurately pricing your product or service, creating a marketing strategy and plan, and understanding financial statements. Above all, you will want to be profitable! Engage and interact in this 8-week live READ MORE
Understanding the 2020 Form W-4 and How to Use It to Compute Withholding 11:00 am
Understanding the 2020 Form W-4 and How to Use It to Compute Withholding @ Webinar
Oct 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
This webinar will cover the following: Explain the reason for a new design of the W-4 Explain Steps 1-5 of the 2020 Form W-4 Explain who must use the 2020 Form W-4 Illustrate how to complete two of the five worksheets from Publication 15-T Plus a live Q & A
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Lacey: Laying the Groundwork 8:30 am
Lacey: Laying the Groundwork @ Thurston Economic Development Council, Conference Room
Oct 25 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
This class is for small business owners who are brand new to government procurement. This class will lay the ground work for you to decide if government contracting should be in your future. We will cover the basics of government procurement including: Who are you selling to? What are they buying? How do they buy it? READ MORE
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Lacey: How to Start a Business 12:00 pm
Lacey: How to Start a Business @ Center for Business & Innovation
Oct 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Do you have a small business or want to start one? Get a free step-by-step road map to start a successful business. Meet with a Business Coach and begin to strategize for the next 12 months.
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Business Enterprise Startup Training (BEST) 9:00 am
Business Enterprise Startup Training (BEST) @ Webinar
Oct 29 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Starting a new business can be exciting, and overwhelming. There are so many things to consider such as setting up operations, meeting legal requirements, accurately pricing your product or service, creating a marketing strategy and plan, and understanding financial statements. Above all, you will want to be profitable! Engage and interact in this 8-week live READ MORE
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Lets Talk Business! Women Approaching Retirement and Beyond 12:00 pm
Lets Talk Business! Women Approaching Retirement and Beyond @ Webinar
Oct 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
This episode will discuss Women and Money, Risk Management and Retirement Strategies. Presented by Ryan Litchfield, The Society for Financial Awareness.