Business Glance 9-17-12
Workshop on recording, reporting occupational injuries, illnesses
Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health will present a workshop this week on requirements for recording and reporting occupational injuries and illnesses.
The workshop will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday at the Yuma Main Library, 2951 S. 21st Drive. To register, contact Diane Robinson at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 373-1138.
Military's impact on area
The impact on the local econobmy 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. Thursday in the council chambers at Yuma City Hall, One City Hall.
All business people are invited to attend. The free event 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.
Oral health grants offered
Yuma organizations 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.
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 proposals for oral health programming.
Local organizations have until Nov. 15 to apply for one-year grants to support oral health programs for children and youth through age 18. This includes programs serving pregnant mothers specific to their oral hygiene.
The 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.delta dentalaz.com/foundation.
TWC Supplier Diversity webinar
Time Warner Cable is offering Yuma women- and minority-owned business suppliers, contractors and professional service providers an opportunity to learn more about how to become a future partner with the company through free webinars.
The next event will be Thursday at 11:30 a.m. PCT. Other dates are Oct. 18 and Nov. 15. On the day of the webinar, participating businesses should visit:
• Sept. 20 webinar: http://tinyurl.com/958z4a3
• Oct. 18 webinar: http://tinyurl.com/8so3l6v
• Nov. 15 webinar: http://tinyurl.com/9bzrdlm
On the website, enter name and email address, then click “join.” Call toll-free 1-888-898-9214. The conference code is 909 975 3445#.
Help for job seekers
A program, “Help for job seekers,” will be presented by instructor Selene Hinojosa from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Foothills Library, 13226 E. South Frontage Road.
Receive one-on-one assistance in English or Spanish with resumes, job searches, employment applications, starting a business and continuing education opportunities. There is no charge to attend. For more information, call 342-1640.
Grant webinar offered
Grant seekers are invited to attend a GrantSpace.org live webinar from noon to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 26 in the second floor classroom at the Yuma Main Library, 2951 S. 21st Drive. Attendees are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch.
The webinar will provide information about the resources available on GrantSpace.org. The Arizona Guide to Grants Online, a searchable database that offers detailed profiles of over 2,000 corporate and foundation grantmakers in Arizona, and GrantStation, a comprehensive set of grantseeking tools and resources, will be featured following the webinar.
There is no charge to attend but space is limited and registration is required. To reserve a seat by 5 p.m. Sept. 25, go to www.yumalibrary.org and click on Calendar of Events.