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Pima County One Stop Career Center

Pima County One Stop Career Center

August 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Have you always wanted to work in the high tech industries but thought your lack of education would hold you back? A representative of the Pima County One Stop Career Center will be on hand to enroll job seekers into their preparatory skills courses or certificate training programs.

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Want to Start Your Own Business?

Want to Start Your Own Business?

August 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Get the help you need to start your own business during our drop-in sessions. Our Program Instructor is available to provide hands-on and individual instruction on a wide variety of business start-up topics.

Using ReferenceUSA: Tips & Tricks

Using ReferenceUSA: Tips & Tricks

August 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Create lists for marketing purposes with detailed company information including revenues & executive officers, as well as information about consumer & lifestyle interests of potential customers or donors. Small business owners & nonprofit fundraisers are especially encouraged to attend. Registration is required.  Register online or call Info Line at 791-4010.

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Volunteer Orientation

Volunteer Orientation

August 9 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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If you’re wondering how you can help, here’s an opportunity to find out about a wide variety of volunteer opportunities available. Please fill out an application and bring it to the orientation. Please RSVP to Karen at 791-4010 or Karen.Greene@pima.gov for further information needed for this orientation.

Container Gardening Basics

Container Gardening Basics

August 9 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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No room to plant a sprawling outdoor garden? No problem! The Community Food will teach us the basics of container gardening including how to select potting soil,how to make self watering containers and what to plant.

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Skills for Success Employment

Skills for Success Employment

August 12 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

This four-day employability skills training program is for women who are searching for employment, changing careers or seeking advancement in their chosen field. The program takes place each month on the 2nd Tuesday 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m; 2nd Wednesday 8:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.;3rd Tuesday 8:30 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.; and 3rd Wednesday 8:30 a.m. -5:00... Read more »

Volunteer Orientation

Volunteer Orientation

August 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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If you’re wondering how you can help, here’s an opportunity to find out about a wide variety of volunteer opportunities available. Please fill out an application and bring it to the orientation. Please RSVP to Karen at 791-4010 or Karen.Greene@pima.gov for further information needed for this orientation.

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MBSR Free Information Session For Fall 2014

MBSR Free Information Session For Fall 2014

August 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Introduction to the MBSR Program for Fall 2014 – Monday August 18th (also Monday August 25th) Join us for Our Free Information Session about the MBSR Program. MBSR provides skills for working with the energy of the mind and body to face whatever is unfolding moment by moment.  It operates from the premise that we... Read more »

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YW Speaks: Women and Investing with Tiana Ronstadt

YW Speaks: Women and Investing with Tiana Ronstadt

August 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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5 Strategies that can help you take control of your financial future While women have made significant economic and financial gains, they still face unique retirement challenges, including lower earnings and longer life expectancies. The Women & Investing seminar offers 5 key investment strategies that can help women maximize their retirement income, while ensuring that... Read more »

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Business Feasibility: Ready to go from Idea to Reality?

Business Feasibility: Ready to go from Idea to Reality?

August 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Business-Feasibility

Do you have a business idea that’s not fully developed? Do you need funding, resources, and guidance? This informative workshop will put you on the right path toward owning your own business.   Registration is required.  Register online or call Info Line at 791-4010.

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Lunchtime Literature – Main Library Book Club

Lunchtime Literature – Main Library Book Club

August 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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We will discuss this month’s reading selection, Mudwoman by Joyce Carol Oates. You can pick up a copy of this month’s book at the first floor information desk of the Joel D. Valdez Main Library, starting July 18th.

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Grantseeking Basics for Nonprofits

Grantseeking Basics for Nonprofits

August 22 @ 9:15 am - 11:30 am
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An orientation to the Library’s resources for volunteers, staff and board members of nonprofit and community organizations. Orientations do not address the needs of individual grantseekers or businesses. Learn how to research grants opportunities for nonprofits. Please feel free to bring your laptop or netbook if you would like to follow along with the database... Read more »

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Seed Library Volunteer Orientation

Seed Library Volunteer Orientation

August 23 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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Welcomes volunteers of all abilities and interests, you don’t have to have to gardening or seed saving experience.   Please complete the volunteer form & bring it to the volunteer orientation.   RSVP to Karen or Justine at 791-4010 or via email Karen.Greene@pima.gov or Justine.Hernandez@pima.gov to get further instructions about the training.

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