You are here

Board Room

Job Seekers: Power Employment Workshop

Free. This nationally recognized program, presented by Business and Career Services Inc. and Illinois workNet, provides expert guidance on smart goals, resume and cover letter writing, effective job searching, and interview techniques. Short breaks are provided. Brown bag lunch, snacks and covered drinks permitted.
Registration required, online at

Event Date: 
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 9:30am to 3:30pm

15 Minute Arrangements for Summer Entertaining

Registration Req. Barb Ottolino, The Cultivated Choice demonstrates quick and easy, yet stunningly inexpensive arrangements for summer celebrations. Using surprising plant material from the grocer and cut from the yard, learn which plants are safe with food, how to integrate herbs, flowers, foliage and fresh garden produce into arrangements, and ways to use recycled containers for stunning "give-aways" for friends and neighbors. Several lucky attendees will leave with arrangements, but everyone gets Barb’s list of resources and quick reference sheets.

Event Date: 
Monday, June 22, 2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Small Business: Using Videos for Marketing

Videos leave a stronger impression with visitors than other marketing methods. Acquire and retain customers with videos that quickly grab an audience's attention. This workshop will show you the steps to produce a successful marketing video, the types of videos to DIY, mistakes to avoid, and some marketing tips. David Beasley, SCORE Volunteer.
Also: 11/3: Grow Your Small Business Through LinkedIn Networking and Marketing.

Event Date: 
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Small Business: Grow Your Small Business Through LinkedIn

LinkedIn is the Web's biggest business networking platform. Use it to market your B2B or B2C small business, expand your network, increase visibility and find more qualified prospects. This workshop is an overview of LinkedIn’s top benefits, its best tools and immediate action steps to take to build your brand. Michael Yublosky, SCORE volunteer.

Event Date: 
Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm