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Small Business: Using Videos for Marketing

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: Content Marketing 101

Current online marketing techniques depend heavily on influencing clients and prospects by creating and sharing relevant information they are searching for. Learn some of the whys and how to's of developing and presenting information to solve client’s problems and answer their questions rather than turning them off with direct advertising. Michael Yublosky, SCORE volunteer.
Also: 10/20: Using Videos for Marketing: How Videos Can Help Acquire and Retain Customers; 11/3: Grow Your Small Business Through LinkedIn Networking and Marketing.

Event Date: 
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Time Matters: A Women's Retirement Outlook

This program shares perspectives on financial concerns facing women who are getting ready for or have recently transitioned to retirement. Edward Jones Financial Advisor Kyle Brown will discuss retirement income strategies, including perspectives around Social Security, withdrawal and reliance rates. He’ll also address how to prepare for the unexpected, including market and inflation risks, and the rising costs of health care and long-term care. Light breakfast provided by Edward Jones.

Event Date: 
Saturday, October 17, 2015 - 9:30am to 10:30am

Five Money Questions for Women

This educational program shares perspective on a process women can use to identify financial goals and set a strategy. Edward Jones Financial Advisor Kyle Brown will talk about the Rule of 72, systematic investing and utilizing employer-sponsored retirement plans and IRAs as strategies for saving. Coffee and dessert provided by Edward Jones.

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

CJE SeniorLife Resource Counseling

Do you have questions about retirement and health insurance options? Are you facing a life changing decision, or concerned about long-term supports?
Take advantage of a private session with a Resource Specialist from CJE SeniorLife, trained to counsel adults age 60 and over, their families and caregivers.
Counseling includes topics such as the selection of appropriate retirement benefits, picking the right health insurance and Medicare programs, determining housing needs, identifying supportive resources, and much more.

Event Date: 
Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 12:30pm to 3:30pm

Citizenship Class

Second Spring Session. 9 weeks. April 6 through June 8.
Attendance at all classes is recommended. Call Diana Allen at 847- 376-7683 with questions.

Event Date: 
Monday, April 27, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Wills & Trusts

Attorney Jacob Ehrensaft will discuss estate planning, including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, living wills, probate, and guardianship. The importance of planning ahead as well as updating existing documents to reflect changes in the law and personal circumstances will be reviewed.

Event Date: 
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

SCORE Small Business Counseling (by appointment only)

Take advantage of private one-hour sessions of business coaching.
Counselers from the Chicago Chapter of SCORE® will be at the Library to advise small business owners and start-ups with planning, marketing or financial solutions.
The sessions are free but you must make an appointment. To set up your appointment online, visit the counseling page at If you have questions, call SCORE at 312-353-7724 or email
Sessions begin at 9:00am, 10:00am or 11:00am.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, December 30, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm