Business Glance 9-9-12
‘Good Morning Yuma!'
The Yuma County Chamber of Commerce “Good Morning Yuma!” will be at 6:30 a.m. Thursday at the Pivot Point Conference Center, 310 N. Madison Ave. Cost is $15 per person. This month's sponsor is United Way of Yuma County.
For more information, call the chamber at 782-2567.
Workshop on recording, reporting occupational injuries, illnesses
Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health will present a workshop on requirements for recording and reporting occupational injuries and illnesses. The workshop will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Yuma Main Library, 2951 S. 21st Drive.
To register, contact Diane Robinson at email@example.com or call 373-1138.
Goodwill job fair
A job fair will be offered by Goodwill of Central Arizona from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Yuma Civic Center, free to employers and job seekers.
To register for a table, employers may come by the Goodwill office at 1600 S. 4th Ave. or call 783-4190. Deadline is Sept. 17.
Military's impact on community
The impact on the local economy of Yuma's two military installations will be the topic for the next business forum, Know Yuma Inside & Out. The forum will be from 7 to 8 a.m. Sept. 20 in the council chambers at Yuma City Hall, One City Hall.
All business people are invited to attend. The event is free and includes a continental breakfast.
Col. Reed Young will speak for Yuma Proving Ground and Col. Robert Kuckuk will speak for Marine Corps Air Station Yuma.
The monthly forum is hosted by the Yuma Sun in partnership with the city of Yuma, Yuma County Chamber of Commerce, Yuma Visitors Bureau and Greater Yuma Economic Development Corp. to provide local business leaders with information to help them grow their businesses.
Oral health grants offered
Yuma businesses that support oral health can apply for grants ranging from $1,000 to $15,000 through Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation's community grant program, which just opened its application process.
The foundation will hold a workshop in Yuma from 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Yuma Community Food Bank to help organizations write concise and compelling proposals for oral health programming.
Local organizations have until Nov. 15 to apply for one-year grants to support oral health promotion and dental disease prevention programs for children and youth through age 18. This includes programs serving pregnant mothers specific to their oral hygiene.
Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation will consider grant requests from nonprofits, public schools, federally recognized Indian tribes and their component agencies, governmental entities and faith-based organizations.
More information about the application process can be found at www.deltadentalaz.com/foundation.