Business Glance 10-28-12
International trade seminar
Learn more about the State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) program during a seminar from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday at the Greater Yuma Economic Development Corp. board room, 899 Plaza Circle (off Redondo Center Drive), Suite 2.
The event is free. For seat availability, call GYEDC at 782-7774.
School retirees meet
Members of the Arizona State Retirement System are invited to the organization's fall meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday in Rooms A-B-C at the Yuma Main Library, 2951 S. 21st Drive.
Guest speaker Steve Poe, president of the All Arizona School Retirees Association, will discuss proposed legislative changes to ASRS. There is no charge to attend.
For more information, contact Robert Ingram at 246-1444 or 726-0510, or Lois Risch at 329-7808
AEA announces Go Direct Initiative
AEA Federal Credit Union has announced a $200,000 Go Direct Initiative that benefit not only its members but the community as well.
AEA's initiative pledges a $10,000 donation to one community service organization benefitting local residents once $200,000 in instant cash for car loans is awarded to AEA members. The program gives back up to 1 percent of auto loan balances in instant cash when members come directly to the credit union for auto financing.
As of last week, more than $176,000 had been paid out, according to aeafcu.org/initiative.
Microsoft Windows course
The course, Microsoft Windows, presents the basic concepts of Windows 7 to provide a working understanding of the fundamentals. Hands-on exercises and practice sessions will be available. Instructor is Liz Davis.
The course will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (1 hour lunch on your own) Nov. 9 at the Arizona Western College Entrepreneurial Center, 1351 S. Redondo Center Drive. Cost is $99.
Register in person at the E-Center, call 317-6151, email ContinuingEd@azwestern.edu or go online to www.azwestern.edu/ContinuingEd.
Real estate classes
Nine hours of real estate continuing education classes will be offered by C. David McVay School Nov. 7 at Hampton Inn and Suites, 1600 E. 16th St. The schedule includes:
• 8-10:45 a.m. — Residential environmental reporting
• 11 a.m.-1:45 p.m. — Today's agency
• 2-4:45 p.m. — Rules/ethics update
Cost is $40 for all nine hours, lunch included, or $15 per individual class. To reserve a seat, call 1-602-749-2098 or email email@example.com.
The courses are sponsored by Citizens Title and Trust.