Business Glance 3-10-13
Learn about composting
Master Gardener Bill Watts will present a program about composting at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Foothills Branch Library, 13226 E. South Frontage Road. For more information, call 342-1640.
‘Good Morning Yuma!'
The Yuma County Chamber of Commerce monthly “Good Morning Yuma!” will be held at 6:30 a.m. Thursday at Pivot Point Conference Center, 310 N. Madison Ave. Cost is $15 per person, payable at the door. This month's sponsor is Allied Waste.
Guest speaker Tara Jackson from Arizona Town Hall will give a presentation on civic leadership for the state's future.
For more information, call the chamber at 782-2567.
AWC offers job search class
Unlock the mysteries of finding rewarding employment by registering now for AWC 202 Job Search Strategies, a two-credit, late start class that runs from March 19 through May 14. Classes will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:25 to 10:40 a.m. in Room AC 278 on the college's main campus, 2020 S. Avenue 8E.
Learn about networking, resumes, cover letters, hidden job market, job interviewing, employer expectations and applications.
For more information, contact Mel Parker or Donna Lay, AWC Career Services coordinators, at email@example.com or 344-7603; or firstname.lastname@example.org or 344-7605.
Know Yuma focuses on water
The next session of Know Yuma: Inside & Out will focus on Yuma's water rights and water issues in the Legislature. The issue came to the forefront recently with the introduction by House Speaker Andy Tobin of HB 2338, which would authorize the establishment of water augmentation authorities that could buy and sell water. The bill is opposed by Yuma County officials and agriculture interests statewide. It currently is held in the Agriculture and Water Committee.
Know Yuma will be held at 7 a.m. March 21 in the council chambers at Yuma City Hall. It is free and includes a continental breakfast.
Public procurement workshop
The city of Yuma and Crane School District will host “Access to Public Procurement” from 2:30 to 4 p.m. March 21 at City Hall in Room 141. The target audience includes contractors, suppliers and professional service providers, who will learn more about the bidding process, how to register with AZPurchasing, the benefits for doing so and what goods and services the private sector is purchasing.
There is no charge to attend this presentation, but advance registration is required by March 15. To register, contact Jennifer at 373-3415 or JBosch@craneschools.org and include your name, company, job title, address, phone number and what type of business you represent.
QuickBooks intro course
QuickBooks Introduction will be offered March 19-21 from 6 to 9 p.m. each evening at the AWC Entrepreneurial Center, 1351 S. Redondo Center Drive. Cost is $149.
Learn the basic features of QuickBooks, with hands-on experience provided.
To register, call 317-6150 or visit www.azwestern.edu/continuinged.
Ethics in the Workplace
Identify ways to recognize and deal with unethical people and circumstances during the seminar, “Ethics in the Workplace,” presented by Margaret Mai.
The seminar will be held from 8:30 a.m. to noon March 19 at the AWC Entrepreneurial Center, 1351 S. Redondo Center Drive. Cost is $44. To register, call 317-6150 or visit www.azwestern.edu/continuinged.
Tax-free investing seminar
Edward Jones financial adviser Kristin M. Shore of the Foothills office will host the seminar, “Tax-free investing: It's not what you make, it's what you keep.”
The event will be at 11:30 a.m. March 19 at Shore's office at 11274 S. Fortuna Road, Suite D-3. Lunch will be provided at no cost. The seminar is free, but space is limited. To reserve a seat, call Diana Tucker at 342-0346.