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Business Glance 1-20-13
Business women 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 event includes dinner, networking and a program.
Reservations are requested by Monday by calling the hospitality chair, Brooke, at 246-3034 or by sending an email to email@example.com. The cost of $20 for members and guests will be collected at the door.
Guest speaker Davelyn Rogers, former Yuma Police Department officer, will deliver this month's program, “Safety First!” Learn how to increase your personal safety, better protect your property and improve the security of your customers.
The monthly Yuma County Chamber of Commerce mixer will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Yuma Crossing Quartermaster Depot, 201 N. 4th Ave. The event is sponsored by the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area and will include a tour of the traveling Alcatraz exhibit.
Cost is $5 per person at the door. For more information, call 782-2567.
Workshop on tax changes
During a presentation this week sponsored by YEP! (Yuma Endowment Project), a panel of Yuma professional advisers will discuss the new tax changes and their potential implications concerning gifts to charity and other estate and individual financial issues.
The event will be held Wednesday at the Yuma Main Library, 2951 S. 21st Drive. Check-in and catered lunch are at 11 a.m., and the panel discussion will be 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The presentation is free to YEP! members and $65 for non-members.
Reservations are needed by noon Monday by calling United Way of Yuma at 783-0515.
Presenters and their topics include:
• Stephen P. Shadle, estate attorney — information about charitable remainder unitrusts and how they work.
• Jeanne Vatterott-Gale, estate attorney — legislative update.
• Steve Schulte, certified financial planner — update about the debt ceiling debate and impacts on the market.
• Page Misenhimer, CPA — an income tax summary and tax implications and gift models.
• Russ Jones, former state representative — sequestration, low-hanging fruit and the general environment.
Savvy Social Security planning
Those approaching retirement are invited to attend a presentation on advanced planning titled “Savvy Social Security planning.” Sponsored by Yuma Investment Group, the program will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Yuma Main Library, 2951 S. 21st Drive. Seating is limited and reservations are encouraged by calling 329-1700.
The program will be repeated on Feb. 5.
Federal funding for emerging technology
The workshop “Federal funding for emerging technology” will be presented from 8 a.m. to noon Feb. 1 at the Arizona Western College 3C Building. It is free.
Register by calling 317-6151.
Greater Yuma Economic Development Corp. and the AWC Small Business Development Center will be hosting Yuma Proving Ground, the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and the Small Business Tech Transfer (STTR) program directors for the presentation. The SBIR and STTR programs have significant federal funds to conduct testing and development. Technology Transfer opportunities can open entirely new industry opportunities for Yuma County; all entrepreneurs and existing business owners are encouraged to attend.