Business Glance 9-23-12
Business women to meet
The Yuma chapter of American Business Women's Association will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Radisson Hotel, 1501 S. Redondo Center Drive. The meeting will include networking, dinner and a program.
Cost is $17 collected at the door. Reserve a seat by Monday by contacting Brooke Adams-Ferguson at 246-3034 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
This month's program, “Benefits of ABWA Membership,” will be presented by Mary Williams, vice president of The Foothills Bank. She will share how her experiences with ABWA have benefited her professionally and personally.
The monthly Yuma County Chamber of Commerce mixer will be 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Kachina Medical Plaza, 2451 S. Avenue A. Admission is $5, payable at the door.
The event is sponsored by Yuma Regional Medical Center
For more information, call the chamber at 782-2567.
Assisted living training
Registration is needed by Sept. 30 for refresher training being offered in Yuma by Department of Health Services for Yuma's assisted living homes' nurses, certified nurses assistants and caregivers at no cost to participants.
The training will include two four-hour classes: a medications refresher class followed by discussion on service plans. Each class is intended to enhance the participants' awareness of the needs of each resident in their facility and how to efficiently, accurately and completely help these individuals daily.
The training will be Oct. 16, starting at 8 a.m., at SunQuest Village, 265 E. 24th St., through a collaboration between DHS and the Assisted Living Homes' Committee for Yuma.
Registration deadline is Sept. 30. To register, contact Vanessa Garcia, manager of Ironwood Estate Assisted Living, at ironwoodestate@Hamil.com, fax at 305-6272 or her cell at 750-9532
Those attending are invited to share the lunch planned for Sunquest Village.
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. Wednesday 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. Wednesday in the second floor classroom at the Yuma Main Library, 2951 S. 21st Drive. Attendees are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch.
There is no charge to attend but space is limited and registration is required. To reserve a seat by 5 p.m. Tuesday, go to www.yumalibrary.org and click on Calendar of Events.
Library offers computer classes
A number of computer classes will be offered in the computer lab at the Yuma Main Library, 2951 S. 21st Drive, during October.
They include mouse basics, computer basics, Internet basics, basic email, blogging, file management, Google Earth, Internet searching, introduction to Microsoft Excel, keyboarding, library catalog basics, Microsoft office services and social networking.
For more information, call 782-1871 or visit www.yumalibrary.org.
There is no charge to attend. However, space is limited and classes are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Sign in at the second floor Computer Access Desk before the class begins.
In addition, basic computer classes in Spanish will be offered at 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturdays at the Main Library.
Also, a basic computer and Internet class will be offered in Spanish from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays in October at the Foothills Library, 3226 E. South Frontage Road. There is no charge to attend. Bring your own laptop or use one of ours. For more information, call 342-1640.