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UPCOMING EVENTS

Bullet JournalĀ® Workshop

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

The Western Wisconsin Women’s Business Center and the Western Dairyland Business Center invite freelancers, entrepreneurs, self-employed individuals, and small business owners to attend “Bullet Journal Workshop” facilitated by Aimee Johsnon, LMT from 1-2pm on Tuesday, January 25, 2019 at Shift Cyclery & Coffee Bar, 615 Graham Ave, Eau Claire. The fee to attend is $10, which includes a journal and refreshments. There are three easy ways to register and pay for the class: online at www.SuccessfulBusiness.org, by phone at 715-836-7511 ext. 1174, or in person at the Western Dairyland office in Eau Claire. Because space is limited, pre-registration and payment are required. Scholarships are available for income-eligible individuals.

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Start a Small Business in 8 Steps

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

The Western Dairyland Business Center and the Women's Business Center invite entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners to "Start a Small Business in 8 Steps" on Tuesday, August 6th. The class will run from 5:30 pm-8:30 pm at the Western Dairyland offices at 418 Wisconsin Street in Eau Claire.  Tuition is $29. Class materials are included. Scholarships are available for income-eligible individuals.

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Business Plan Basics

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Small business owners, entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners are invited to attend Business Plan Basics on Wednesday, September 18th, 2019. The class will run from 5:30-8:30 pm. at Western Dairyland Business Center, 418 Wisconsin St., Eau Claire. Class participants will learn how to create an effective and engaging business plan that can be presented to lenders and used to guide the launch and growth of a new business. Tuition is $29. Class materials are included. Scholarships are available for income-eligible individuals.

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RECENT NEWS

New Women's CEO Roundtable Peer Mentorship Program to Launch 2019

The Western Dairyland Women's Business Center recently received $6000 from the Women's Giving Circle to launch a peer mentorship program for women seeking to grow their existing businesses. According to the 2018 State of Women Owned Businesses Report, 4 out of every 10 businesses (40%) in the United States are now women-owned. However, these businesses only employ 8% of the total private sector workforce and contribute just 4.3% of total revenues. In response to this discrepancy, The Western Dairyland Women's Business Center is launching a new program called Women's CEO Roundtables.

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Award Winners Announced at the Sixth Annual Women's Business Celebration

The Western Dairyland Women’s Business Center hosted its sixth annual Women’s Business Celebration on Wednesday, October 24th, 2018 at The Florian Gardens in Eau Claire. A highlight of the celebration was the announcement of the 2018 recipients of the New Business of the Year Award and the Business Woman of the Year Award.

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2018/19 Advisory Board Chair, Committee Chairs and Board Members Announced

The Western Dairyland Women’s Business Center is pleased to announce that Tracey Smiskey has been chosen as the Women’s Business Center Advisory Board Chair.

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Meet Tammy, New Business Development Specialist

Tammy Simon has joined the Western Dairyland Business Center as a Business Development Specialist who will provide services to individuals interested in starting, expanding, and improving small businesses in the Eau Claire area. Services include technical assistance and training in all aspects of business including business plan development, feasibility studies, marketing, management, and securing financing.

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