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March Counseling Sessions With SCORE

Thinking about starting a small business but you're not sure where to begin? Schedule a one hour consultation on Thursday, March 14 from 6:00-9:00 PM with a mentor from SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) and receive free and confidential advice from a seasoned professional. To register for a session or for additional information, please contact SCORE representative Ed Krupa.

Business Plan Workshop with SCORE

According to SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) "The real value of creating a business plan is not in having the finished product in hand; rather, the value lies in the process of researching and thinking about your business in a systematic way."

Join us on Thursday, February 28th from 6:00-8:00 PM and find how this tool will help you research and refine your business goals. This workshop is suitable for those considering owning a business, new entrepreneurs as well as established business owners.

"Rumors" by Fleetwood Mac Turns 35

Fleetwood Mac's timeless album "Rumors" was released on February 4, 1977.  Considered   to be the best selling pop album to date, this release catapulted Fleetwood Mac into instant stardom and has been influential ever since. Our copy here at the library has circulated over 175 times in nine years.  

Intermediate Word 2007

Learn about advanced formatting options useful in creating larger documents, including headers and footers, page numbers and footnotes. Prerequisite: Beginning Word 2007 or previous experience with Word. Join us Tuesday, February 19th from 10:00 to 11:30 AM.

Beginning Excel 2007

Learn to create a spreadsheet and manage a list with Microsoft Excel 2007. Prerequisite: Mouse and keyboarding skills.

Join us Wednesday, February 20th from 10:00 to 11:30 AM.

Counseling Sessions With SCORE

Thinking about starting a small business but you're not sure where to begin? Schedule a one hour consultation on Thursday, February 14th from 6:00-9:00 PM with a mentor from SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) and receive free and confidential advice from a seasoned professional. To register for a session or for additional information, please contact SCORE representative Ed Krupa.

Beginning Word 2007

Learn basic word processing skills including creating and
formatting text, printing and saving.
Prerequisite: Mouse and keyboarding skills.
Join us Tuesday, January 22nd from 10:00 to 11:30 AM.

Search Engine Optimization Seminar

Search engine optimization (SEO) is an internet marketing strategy that strategically considers how search engines work and how people search.  This makes it possible for a website to be on the first page in relevant categories when anyone searches for goods and/or services.   

Join us on Wednesday, January 23rd from 6:30-8:30 PM as Roy of Team Hypernet takes the mystery out of SEO and shows the steps to get your webpage in the top search engine results.  If you are a business owner, be sure to come and pick up some great tips!

Business Plans to Boost Your Business

The Canton Chamber of Commerce is hosting Business Plans to Boost Your Business featuring John Lankford, Premier Development Solutions on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 8:00 AM.

Canton Chamber Office
45525 Hanford Rd, Canton MI

Free to Chamber members and first time guests. Register today by calling 734-453-4040

Free Technology Event

Calling all techies!  Learn about Automation Alley membership,
tech certifications, Microsoft Office 365, mobile app development and much more at this free event.

Annual Technology Expo: Wednesday, November 7,
9:00 - 5:00 PM, New Horizons Computer Learning Center, 14115 Farmington Road, Livonia.

For more information, contact Wendy Juback Wendy.Juback@nhgreatlakes.com.

Excel Basics

Learn to create a spreadsheet and manage a
list with Microsoft Excel 2007.
Prerequisite: Mouse and keyboarding skills.
Join us Tuesday, December 11th from 10:00 to 11:30 AM. 

Explore IT Careers and Certifications

If you are considering an IT career, New Horizons is hosting a free, upcoming program just for you.

IT Education Career Event: Learn about different IT careers, incomes and certifications, Tuesday, October 23, 6:30 PM, New Horizons Computer Learning Center, 14115 Farmington Road, Livonia.

For more information, contact Wendy Juback Wendy.Juback@nhgreatlakes.com.

October Events at the Business Development Center - Schoolcraft College

The following October events are schedule at the Business Development Center at Schoolcraft College, a great resource for small business owners and entrepreneurs. For details regarding any of these programs, contact the BDC at 734-462-4438.
  • Small Business Loan Workshop — Tuesday, October 9, 2:00–4:00 PM, No Charge
  • Social Networking for Small Businesses, Tuesday, October 23, 6:00-9:00 PM, $45
  • Working for Yourself: The Ins & Outs of Becoming a Consultant, a Contractor, or other Service Provider, Wednesday, October 24, 9:30 AM–12:30 PM, $45

Beginning Microsoft Word

An introduction to word processing. Learn basic Word skills including creating and formatting test, printing and saving. Prerequisite: Mouse and keyboarding skills. Join us on Saturday, November 17 at 10:00 am

Beginning Microsoft Word

An introduction to word processing. Learn basic Word skills including creating and formatting test, printing and saving. Prerequisite: Mouse and keyboarding skills. Join us on Tuesday, October 30 at 10:00 am