Business Calendar


Published Oct 20, 2008 at 05:00AM / Updated Nov 19, 2013 at 12:31AM

TODAY

“HOW TO RAISE A MONEY-SMART CHILD”: This seminar covers how to teach children the basics of handling money through a piggy bank with four chambers, one each for saving, investing, donating and spending. Reservations required; free; noon-1 p.m.; Michelle Shooks’ office at Edward Jones, 1444 N.W. College Way, Suite 2, Bend; 541-330-4329.

“RSUMS AND APPLICATIONS”: This workshop focuses on the preparation of applications, résumés and cover letters. Registration required; free; 2-4 p.m.; COIC WorkSource Bend, 1645 N.E. Forbes Road, Bend; 541-389-9661 or www.coic.org.

WORKING MOMS NETWORKING GROUP: Inaugural meeting of a networking group for career women and a play group for their children. Business owner Donna Birky will speak; $2; 3-5 p.m.; Outside-In PlayCafe, 845 S.W. 17th St., Suite 201, Redmond; 541-815-9497.

“QUICKBOOKS PRO FOR NONPROFITS”: Preregistration required; $59, and continuing education units are available; 6-9 p.m., and class continues Oct. 27 from 6-9 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-383-7270 or www.cocc.edu.

MADRAS-JEFFERSON COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CANDIDATES FORUM: Features city of Madras mayor candidates; free; 6 p.m.; Inn at Cross Keys Station, 66 N.W. Cedar St., Madras; 541-475-2350 or office@madraschamber.com.

TALK OF THE TOWN: COTV hosts a town hall discussion, part two of “Healthcare: Is It Too Complex for Change?” Reservations requested; free; 6 p.m., doors open 5:30 p.m.; Cascades Theatrical Company, 148 N.W. Greenwood Ave., Bend; 541-388-5814 or www.talkofthetownco.com.

TUESDAY

Oct. 21

“A CULTURE OF EMPOWER- MENT — THE NATURE OF PARTICIPATION IN TOMORROW’S CONSUMER ECONOMY”: Part of the Central Oregon Community College Foundation Visiting Scholar Series and features J. Walker-Smith, president of Yankelovich Inc; $39; 8:30-10 a.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-383-7270 or www.cocc.edu/foundation.

“EFFECTIVE MEETINGS AND PRESENTATIONS”: Learn how to plan and conduct efficient meetings and presentations. Instructed by Dana Barz, founder of danamics. Preregistration required; $99; 8:30-11:30 a.m., and class continues Oct. 28 and Nov. 4 from 8:30-11:30 a.m.; Central Oregon Community College, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-383-7270 or www.cocc.edu.

MICROSOFT EXCEL PARTS 1 AND 2: This two-part class teaches participants how to enter data, format, adjust columns and rows, problem-solve, apply colors and borders, and create formulas, charts and worksheets. Keyboarding and Microsoft Word experience required. First come, first served, and registration is 30 minutes before class starts; free; 8:45-11:30 a.m., and class continues Oct. 22 from 8:45-11:30 a.m.; COIC WorkSource Bend, 1645 N.E. Forbes Road, Bend; 541-389-9661 or www.coic.org.

“CONFLICT RESOLUTION”: This luncheon workshop, part of the Bend Chamber of Commerce’s 2008 Professional Development Series, features speaker Lee Jay Berman, founder of The Mediation Alliance. Registration required by noon Oct. 20; $25 for Bend Chamber members and $35 for nonmembers, and price includes lunch; 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; Bend Golf and Country Club, 61045 Country Club Drive, Bend; 541-382-3221, lindi@bendchamber .org or www.bendchamber.org.

E-MAIL CLASS: This class teaches participants how to sign up for a free e-mail service. Basic computer experience required. First come, first served, and registration is 30 minutes before class starts; free; 2-4:30 p.m.; COIC WorkSource Bend, 1645 N.E. Forbes Road, Bend; 541-389-9661 or www.coic.org.

SUNRIVER AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AFTER HOURS: Free; 5-7 p.m.; Sunriver Sports, Sunriver Village, Building 16, Sunriver; 541-593-8149 or info@sunriverchamber.com.

“GET ORGANIZED AT WORK”: Learn how to organize an office, and reduce wasted time and energy. Preregistration required; $89; 6-8 p.m., and class continues Oct. 23 from 6-8 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-383-7270 or www.cocc.edu.

“WORD, EXCEL AND OUTLOOK 2007”: For experienced users to learn about updates and changes. Preregistration required; $59, and continuing education units are available; 6-9 p.m., and class continues Oct. 28 from 6-9 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-383-7270 or www.cocc.edu.

WEDNESDAY

Oct. 22

“THE OTHER KICKER CHECK — HOW TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OVERLOOKED TAX CREDITS”: Panelists include Tony Hnyp, CEO of TransLucre LLC; Christopher Barrett, CEO of Sunlight Solar; and Sean Schlappy, with Columbia River Bank; $10 for Economic Development for Central Oregon members, and $20 for nonmembers; 10-11:30 a.m.; Bend Public Library, Brooks Room, 601 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-388-3236 or dayna@edcoinfo.com.

“SMART CHOICES IN RETIREMENT”: Participants will learn 10 principles to help make money last in retirement. Hosted by Edward Jones financial adviser Michelle Shooks. Reservations required; free; noon-1 p.m.; Michelle Shooks’ office at Edward Jones, 1444 N.W. College Way, Suite 2, Bend; 541-330-4329.

“INTERVIEWING — THE SECRETS”: This workshop provides information on how to prepare for and win in an interview. Registration required; free; 1:15-3:15 p.m.; COIC WorkSource Bend, 1645 N.E. Forbes Road, Bend; 541-389-9661 or www.coic.org.

BEND CHAMBER BUSINESS AFTER HOURS: Hosted by Imagine Stoneworks. RSVP by noon Oct. 21; free; 5-7 p.m.; 60965 Waterfront Court, Bend; 541-382-3221 or www.bendchamber.org.

“BEGINNING ACCESS 2003”: Learn how to store and automate access to information on the database management program; $59, and continuing education units are available; 6-9 p.m., and class continues Oct. 29 from 6-9 p.m.; Bend Senior Center, 1600 S.E. Reed Market Road, Bend; 541-383-7270 or www.cocc.edu.

“HOW TO START A BUSINESS”: This workshop covers the basic steps needed to open a business. Preregistration required; $15; 6-8 p.m.; Midstate Electric Cooperative, 16755 Finley Butte Road, La Pine; 541-383-7290 or www.cocc.edu.

“IRRIGATION BASICS”: Learn how to design, construct and repair residential irrigation systems. Preregistration required; $69; 6:30-8:30 p.m., and class continues on Wednesdays through Nov. 12 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-383-7270 or www.cocc.edu.

THURSDAY

Oct. 23

“ACCELERATED ADVANCED REAL ESTATE PRACTICES”: This class meets requirements for first-time license renewals by the Oregon Real Estate Agency. Preregistration required; $199, and continuing education units are available; 8-10 a.m., and class continues Oct. 30 and Nov. 6 from 8-10 a.m.; Central Oregon Community College, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-383-7270 or www.cocc.edu.

“MOVING FROM PEER TO SUPERVISOR”: Learn how to take on new management responsibilities in the workplace. Preregistration required; $89, and continuing education units are available; 8 a.m.-noon; Central Oregon Community College, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-383-7270 or www.cocc.edu.

“OUTLOOK AND OPPORTUNITIES”: Learn about the current economic outlook, impact of political and social events on the financial markets, and how to maintain a long-term investment strategy. Reservations required; free; noon-1 p.m.; Michelle Shooks’ office at Edward Jones, 1444 N.W. College Way, Suite 2, Bend; 541-330-4329.

“BUILDING A CULTURE OF SAFETY”: Regional companies will discuss how they improved their safety record; $10 for Economic Development for Central Oregon members, and $20 for nonmembers; 3-4:30 p.m.; Community First Bank, 821 S.W. Sixth St., Redmond; 541-388-3236 or dayna@edcoinfo.com.

“PROGRESS IN URBAN ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN — REVOLUTIONARY STORMWATER SYSTEMS”: The Building a Better Bend lecture series seminar is presented by Bruce K. Ferguson, environmental manager of Urban Watersheds, professor of landscape architecture and director of the School of Environmental Design at the University of Georgia; $10; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; St. Charles Bend, 2500 N.E. Neff Road, Bend; 541-815-3951 or www .buildingabetterbend.org/lectures.