Created on Wednesday, 27 January 2010 10:52 Last Updated on Monday, 03 December 2012 19:20 Published on Wednesday, 27 January 2010 10:52 Written by Courier Newsroom Hits: 944
JAN. 27—The U.S. Small Business Administration will host an 8(a) and HUBZone Certification & Contracting workshop from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Riverside Center for Innovation, 1st floor Conference Room, 700 River Ave., North Side. MBE/WBE and Veteran-owned businesses are encouraged to attend. The workshop is free and open to the public. Registration is requested. For more information, call Marisa Fentzel at 412-395-6560, ext. 109.
JAN. 27—The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host a Business Program Series from 10:15-11 a.m. at the Namm Business Center, 5801 Forbes Ave., Squirrel Hill. The topic is “Save Money on Your Home Heating Bills With Energy Efficient Techniques.” Kathie Santelli of Vox Energy Solutions will discuss the benefits of home energy audits, solar panels and solar thermal and wind energy. There are tax credits and rebates available. The series is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-422-9650.
JAN. 27—The YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh will host their Financial Empowerment Series from 6:30-8 p.m. at the YWCA Homewood-Brushton, 6907 Frankstown Rd., Homewood. Every Wednesday from now through Jan. 27, this interactive series of four workshops are designed to correct unhealthy financial habits and help consumers gain control of their financial lives. The workshop will cover various topics such as Making the Commitment-Budgeting; Using Banks and Credit Unions; Credit and Credit Repair; and Saving and Investing. There will be free parking, child care and a copy of your credit report. Registration is required. The cost is $6 per workshop. For more information, call the YWCA Asset Development Initiative at 412-255-6749.
JAN. 28—Jessica Lee will host “Entrepreneurial Thursdays” from 5:30-8 p.m. at Little E’s, 949 Liberty Ave., Downtown. This is a professional networking event with live jazz/ R&B music. There is a $10 cover charge with a full bar and dinner selections. Business casual is the attire. No jeans or tennis shoes. For more information, call Sandy Marshall at 412-802-6780 or visit www.jessicaleesong.com.
FEB. 4—The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host their Business Program Series from 12:15-1 p.m. at the Downtown and Business Branch, 612 Smithfield St. The topic is “Get Organized NOW for a Stress-Free Tax Session!” Diana Smith, tax specialist for the Internal Revenue Service, will be the presenter and will explain the most effective ways to organize one’s important 2009 tax documents and discuss current updates from the IRS that can help them save time and money. This event is free and open to the public. Call 412-281-7141.
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