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Start a Small Business in 8 Steps

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

The Western Dairyland Women's Business Center invites entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners to "Start a Small Business in 8 Steps" on Tuesday, September 8th. The training will run from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Western Dairyland Community Action Agency, 418 Wisconsin Street, Eau Claire. Tuition is $29 for individuals and class materials are included.  Scholarships are available for income-eligible individuals. 

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September Women of the Valley Meeting

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

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Stress Free Recordkeeping Webinar

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Stress Free Recordkeeping:  During this class, participants will learn how to set up an effective small business office filing system, how to set up an effective cash-based recordkeeping system, how to record business income and expense, and how to create a profit and loss statement.  


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Business QuickBooks

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

The Western Dairyland Business Center and Women's Business Center are providing business QuickBooks classes. The two-session Level 1 QuickBooks class is being held on Tuesday September 15th and Thursday September 17th from 6:00pm to 9:00 at the Western Dairyland Community Action Agency, 418 Wisconsin Street, Eau Claire.

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9th Annual Volk Field Small Business Conference

The Annual Volk Field Small Business Conference takes place on base at Volk Field each year in Camp Douglas, WI.

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Western Dairyland Announces 2015 Women's Business Center Advisory Board

The members of the board will work with Western Dairyland staff to advise the Women's Business Center.

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Rural Business Enterprise Grant (RBEG) awarded to the Western Dairyland Business Center

Western Dairyland EOC, Inc. has received a collaborative grant in the amount of $282,000 through the Rural Business Enterprise Grant (RBEG) Program of USDA.  This grant will be used to foster the creation of full-time jobs and the development of small businesses in distressed rural areas of Wisconsin.  Jobs will be created through self-employment in a twenty-two county region.

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USDA Awards Two Year Grant to Western Dairyland for the Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP)

The Western Dairyland Jobs and Business Development Program will work with farmers markets in Arcadia, Black River Falls and Whitehall as well as local producers to grow and become more economically sustainable.

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