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Mechanics of Starting a Small Business

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

The Western Dairyland Women's Business Center invites entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners to "Mechanics of Starting a Small Business" on Tuesday, April 7th, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Western Dairyland Community Action Agency, 418 Wisconsin Street, Eau Claire. Tuition is $29, including materials.  Scholarships are available for income-eligible individuals. 

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April Women of the Valley

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Women of the Valley, a project of the Western Dairyland Women's Business Center, welcomes guest speaker, Nancy Rothwell owner of Straighten Up Organizing.  This month's meeting will take place at The French Press, 2823 London Road, Eau Claire starting at 5:30pm on Wednesday, April 8th

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The Well-Spoken Woman - Women's Leadership Book Club

Friday, April 10th, 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, April 10, 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 The Well Spoken Woman: Your Guide to Looking and Sounding your Best by Christine Jahnke We'd love to see you there!

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Tradeshow Training

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Merchants Bank's Trade Show Training teaches you what you need to know to make your experience at the Women's Business Conference a success. Merchants Bank will help you to set goals, measure results, prepare staff, interact and engage attendees and make your exhibitor table memorable. You will also learn how to use giveaways to your advantage, focus on some key do's and don'ts, establish your target audience and sort leads, so you spend your time with the people who matter to your business. That's just the beginning! Let Merchants Bank's years of experience and success at trade shows benefit you as you build your business.

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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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