Business Glance 6-24-12
Business women meet
The Yuma chapter of American Business Women's Association will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Homewood Suites, 1995 E. 16th St. Make reservations by noon Monday with hospitality chairwoman Brooke Adams-Ferguson by email at email@example.com.
The $17 cost will be collected at the door; first-time guests pay $10.
The event will include networking, dinner and a program on self defense by Si fu John Loera, a Black Dragon Master instructor.
Chamber directory advertising
Advertising is now being sold for the 2012-13 Yuma County Chamber of Commerce business directory to be published in September.
The advertising is being sold by the Yuma Sun advertising staff under contract with the chamber. For more information, call Jerry Rosner at 539-6823. The deadline to place advertising in the special publication is Aug. 30.
Heat, groundskeeping safety
subjects of OSHA training
OSHA safety classes for this month in Yuma will be held Wednesday at the Yuma Main Library, 2951 S. 21st Drive, in Conference Room A. Topics include:
• Heat stress awareness — 9 a.m. to noon
• Groundskeeping safety awareness — 1 to 4 p.m.
Registration is requested for room capacity and handouts. To register, email Diane Robinson at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 373-1138.
Social media event
The Arizona Western College Small Business Development Center invites business professionals to its Social Media Extravaganza this week for networking and a full day of training.
The event, in celebration of Social Media Day, will be held from 8 a.m. to about 5 p.m. Friday at the AWC Entrepreneurial Center, 1351 S. Redondo Center Drive. For more information, call SBDC at 317-6151.
Chamber of Commerce mixer
Yuma County Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly mixer from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Yuma City Hall, One City Plaza, sponsored by the city of Yuma.
Cost at the door is $5. For more information, call the chamber at 782-2567.
Supervisor courses online
Master the fundamentals of business, supervision, leadership, communication and more through a series of online courses offered by Arizona Western College.
Building Teams that Work, Fundamentals of Supervision and Management, Keys to Effective Communication, Leadership, QuickBooks and other topics will be offered. Each course is six weeks. Courses are project-oriented and include lessons, quizzes, hands-on assignments, discussion areas and supplementary links.
Courses can be completed from home or office anytime of the day or night. Each online class is $95.
Register at http://ed2go.com/awc or call Carmen at AWC Continuing Education at 317-6186.
To submit items for publication in the Business Glance, fax to 782-7369; e-mail email@example.com; or mail to the Yuma Sun, 2055 Arizona Ave., Yuma, AZ 85364. For more information, call Joyce Lobeck at 539-6853.