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Recordkeeping 101 Webinar

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

Recordkeeping 101:  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.  Future Date:  September 15


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Farmers Market 101

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

Attendees will learn how to become a successful vendor at the Farmers Markets in Arcadia, Whitehall and Black River Falls, will gain knowledge on developing a business plan and will receive tips on low-cost marketing ideas.  If you have thought about selling your vegetables, fruit, syrup, honey or other artisan items, this is the class for you. 

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Yes Please - Women's Leadership Book Club

Friday, June 12th, 2015

Looking for a chance to invest in your professional development in a casual, no cost way? Come to the Western Dairyland Women's Business Center's Women's Leadership Book Club, June 12, 2015.

We will meet monthly at The Goat Coffee House, 336 Water Street, Eau Claire. Discussion, facilitated by Karman, will start at 8:00am, but feel free to come early to network and chat over coffee and yummy baked goods.

This month, we'll be reading and discussing Yes Please by Amy Poehler We'd love to see you there!

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Start a Small Business in 8 Steps

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

The Western Dairyland Women's Business Center invites entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners to "Start a Small Business in 8 Steps" on Tuesday, June 16th. 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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The 12th Annual Women's Business Conference, presented by the Western Dairyland Women's Business Center, will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 30th, 2015 at the Plaza Hotel & Suites in Eau Claire, WI.  

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2015 Black River Area Chamber of Commerce Election Results

The Black River Area Chamber of Commerce is a working partnership of business people who seek to promote the commercial, industrial, educational and health-related activities to support the well-being of the area and its citizens.  Each year the Chamber seeks individuals to engage in this partnership and serve on the Chamber Board of Directors.

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GrowthWheel Certified Advisor

Karman Briggs, Director of Jobs and Business Development for the Western Dairyland Business Center, recently completed training and received certification as a GrowthWheel® Certified Advisor.

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