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Friday, April 28, 2017Workshops & Seminars

Finding Your Voice - Leading through Speaking

Storytelling is an essential part of leadership. In this session, you will learn to use storytelling as a powerful strategic communications tool to inform, engage, motivate and inspire those key audiences that are critical to your success.

When:
Friday, April 28, 2017 8:30 AM thru 04:30 PM
Where:

KU Edwards Campus

12604 Quivira Road

Overland Park, KS 66213

BEST Building, Room 315
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Friday, April 28, 2017Fundraiser

Pour For More – Benefiting KidsTLC

Pour For More – Benefiting KidsTLC

Guests will have the opportunity to explore unique galleries, experience incredible farm-fresh food from Café Sabastienne, live music from DJ Mike Scott, high-end custom bar carts & trays, dancing, and refreshing signature cocktails from local Mixologists.

Event Chairs: Kerri Frazier and Julie Houts


When:
Friday, April 28, 2017 8:00 PM thru 11:00 PM
Where:
 Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64111
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Monday, May 01, 2017Health & Wellness

Melanoma Monday Free Skin Cancer Screening

Melanoma Monday Free Skin Cancer Screening
In recognition of Melanoma Monday, a nationwide skin cancer awareness day, the community is invited to one of the largest FREE skin cancer screenings in the region. Hosted by Outpacing Melanoma, in partnership with Midwest Cancer Alliance, the outreach division of The University of Kansas Cancer Center, the screening event is 1-5 p.m. Monday, May 1st, in the Dermatology Clinic (fourth floor) of The University of Kansas Health System Medical Office Building. Registration is required. Please contact Rebecca Keopke to make an appointment:  913-588-3908; rkeopke@kumc.edu.

When:
Monday, May 01, 2017 1:00 PM thru 05:00 PM
Where:
Dermatology Clinic (fourth floor)
The University of Kansas Health System Medical Office Building
For More Info:
Rebecca Keopke
913-588-3908
rkeopke@kumc.edu

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Tuesday, May 02, 2017Workshops & Seminars

Small Business Internet Marketing Basics

Learn how Web tools (Websites, E-mail, Social Networks, SEO and Ads)can be used effectively, and gain an understanding of issues to consider in creating your digital strategy for promoting and expanding your business. Computer lab time included for keyword analysis, search engine optimization (SEO) and content creation. An attorney will also discuss the legal issues encountered when doing business via the internet, including electronic contracts.
Fee: $50 May 2 & 4 2017.

When:
from Tuesday, May 02, 2017 6:00 PM
thru Thursday, May 04, 2017 8:30 PM
Where:
Kansas Small Business Development Center
Johnson County Community College
12345 College Boulevard
Overland Park, Kansas 66210
For More Info:
913-469-3878
www.jccc.edu/ksbdc

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Wednesday, May 03, 2017Open House

Breakfast at Johnson County Library

Breakfast at Johnson County Library

The Johnson County Library Foundation invites you to join us for Breakfast at the Library.

What to expect:

  • A light breakfast with fellow library supporters
  • A Library update from Sean Casserley, County Librarian about the new Monticello and Lenexa City Center libraries.
  • A tour of Central Library including the MakerSpace 

RSVP by  4/26 to Steph at neus@jocolibrary.org

  

When:
Wednesday, May 03, 2017 7:45 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:

Central Resource Library

9875 W. 87th St.

Overland Park, KS 66212 

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Wednesday, May 03, 2017Workshops & Seminars

Google for Small Business Workshop

Google for Small Business Workshop
National Small Business Week is April 30-May 6. Join local Google reps at this free workshop to learn about online tools for small businesses.

Topice includes an introduction to AdWords, search engine optimization, Google Places and Google Apps for Small Business. (This is not a Google Fiber info session.)

Space is limited. Register online by May 1. 

Doors open at 2:00 and the workshop will begin at 2:30.


 

When:
Wednesday, May 03, 2017 2:30 PM thru 04:00 PM
Where:

Matt Ross Community Center
8101 Marty Street
Overland Park, KS 66204 

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Saturday, May 06, 2017Open House

Veterans Support Day

The 1st Annual Veteran Suport Day at the Overland Park VFW Post 846 will bring services, assistance, education, and some employers to help veterans, veteran families, and veteran widows together with local businesses and support to help them with unmet needs and support. There is 10,000 veterans in the Overland park area alone and we want to reach out and help where we can.

We are looking for any businesses that would like to join this event to help reach out to our veterans. Looking for medical support, family support services, homelessness services, employers looking to hire and any other services that can fill an unmet need.

Please contact Joe Arnold at event@vfwpost846ks.org or call 913.216.5011 and leave a message. Thank you for your time and support.

VFW - No One Does More For Veterans 


When:
Saturday, May 06, 2017 12:00 PM thru 04:00 PM
Where:
VFW Post 846 at 8804 Grant Ave, Overland Park Kansas 66212.
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Tuesday, May 09, 2017Conference

GAME: Growth through Action, Measurement & Engagement

 Designed to help results-driven small business owners achieve continuous, profitable market share growth. 

Topic: SOCIAL MEDIA: Build Credibility, Get Noticed & Attract Customers w/Vicki Cannon – Cannon Social Media Solutions


When:
Tuesday, May 09, 2017 7:30 AM thru 10:00 AM
Where:
 

Johnson County Community College

12345 College Blvd.

Overland Park, KS 66210

For More Info:
Stephanie Landis
913-469-3878
slandis1@jccc.edu
http://bit.ly/GAMEAPPLY

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Tuesday, May 09, 2017Workshops & Seminars

PCI and GLBA Training

Understand the threats to credit card security and theft of personal identifying data. Learn security practices and principles as required by the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) for all employees who process credit card transactions. Safeguarding personal information as required by the Gramm-Leach-Blily Act (GLBA) is also covered. Includes Walking the Corporate Beat book written by the instructor, which explains business processes and practices that reduce the risk of fraud, theft and destructive behavior in the workplace
Fee: $79

When:
Tuesday, May 09, 2017 8:00 AM thru 10:00 AM
Where:
Kansas Small Business Development Center
Johnson County Community College
12345 College Boulevard
Overland Park, Kansas 66210
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Wednesday, May 10, 2017Workshops & Seminars

Business Basics in a Day

This day-long seminar will cover the basics of starting a small business, including determining whether your idea is feasible, creating a business plan, choosing a legal entity, forming financial projections, marketing, developing a web presence, and bookkeeping. Guest presenters will include an attorney, a commercial banker, a credit expert and an accountant. Entrepreneurs will share their stories during a panel discussion with an opportunity for questions. This active learning module includes hands-on computer lab time. Box lunch is provided.
Fee: $69.00

When:
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 8:00 AM thru 04:00 PM
Where:
Kansas Small Business Development Center
Johnson County Community College
12345 College Boulevard
Overland Park, KS 66210
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Thursday, May 11, 2017Workshops & Seminars

7 Tips for Writing Awesome Marketing Content

Writing has changed dramatically over the past 5 years. This hands-on workshop uses fun, fast-paced activities and games to teach a new way to create marketing content - faster. Participants learn to: write emails, blogs, web content, and social media content; produce content quickly - on difficult deadlines; write for audiences with short attention spans; and use the latest industry writing standards.

Fee: $199

When:
Thursday, May 11, 2017 8:00 AM thru 05:00 PM
Where:
Kansas Small Business Development Center
Johnson County Community College
12345 College Boulevard
Overland Park, KS 66210
For More Info:
913-469-2323
www.jccc.edu/ksbdc

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Thursday, May 11, 2017Health & Wellness

ASFCA Adults Coloring Night

ASFCA Adults Coloring Night
Join us for a fun & relaxing evening of coloring! Great way to help unwind and let go of stress! Adults only 18+, beverages and snacks will be provided, so please RSVP.

When:
Thursday, May 11, 2017 7:00 PM thru 09:00 PM
Where:

Advanced Sports & Family Chiropractic & Acupuncture
6701 West 121st Street, Suite 200
Overland Park, KS 66209 

For More Info:
Isaac Knight
913-643-1771
isaac.pr@yahoo.com
www.asfca.com

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017Workshops & Seminars

QuickBooks Payroll

Learn how to set up payroll items, enter employee information, create a payroll schedule, create paychecks, track and pay payroll tax liabilities, and print payroll tax returns and annual W-2s. Participants should be somewhat familiar with QuickBooks® Pro/Premier as this course does not cover any other areas of the software. Participants should also be familiar with payroll laws and filing due dates applicable to their business for federal and state withholdings and unemployment. Facilitated by a Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor.
Fee: $59

When:
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 9:30 AM thru 11:30 AM
Where:
Kansas Small Business Development Center
Johnson County Community College
12345 College Boulevard
Overland Park, KS 66210
For More Info:
913-469-3878
www.jccc.edu/ksbdc

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017Workshops & Seminars

QuickBooks Fundamentals – For Desktop Users

Learn how to set up your business using this popular desktop accounting program - the right way. In this beginning-level seminar, you will learn how to create your own chart of accounts; set up customers and vendors; generate invoices, receive payments and sales receipts; pay bills and write checks; track credit card purchases and balances; reconcile accounts and bank fees; track and pay sales taxes; and produce customized financial statements and reports that will help you manage your business. Facilitated by a Certified QuickBooks® Pro-Advisor.

When:
from Tuesday, May 16, 2017 12:30 PM
thru Thursday, May 18, 2017 4:30 PM
Where:
Kansas Small Business Development Center
Johnson County Community College
12345 College Boulevard
Overland Park, KS 66210
For More Info:
913-469-3878
www.jccc.edu/ksbdc

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017Workshops & Seminars

Hiring Heroes Breakfast Seminar

With more than 12 million military veterans in the U.S. today and more than 200,000 leaving the military and entering the civilian workforce each year, veterans remain one of the best sources for skilled, experienced talent in the marketplace. This course will provide a solid foundation on which to build your company's veteran recruitment strategy. Whether you currently have a plan in place to recruit veterans, or if you're just getting started recruiting veterans, this seminar will give you the tools and strategies necessary to position your company as an employer of choice for veterans. Here you'll gain an understanding of veterans' skills and how they translate to your roles, information on how to effectively source veteran talent, and how to ensure cultural fit - all of which will help your company hire more heroes.

$20, Breakfast Included 


When:
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 7:30 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:

 Johnson County Community College

Regnier Center RC101 - Capital Federal Conference Center 

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017Workshops & Seminars

Kansas Retail Sales and Compensating Use Tax

This workshop covers the basics of Sales and Use Tax as it applies to retail business, as well as the apppropriate uses of the different exemptions that may be encountered. Other topics discussed include: record keeping for audit compliance and estimated tax payments.  This information is presented by a tax specialist with the Kansas Department of Revenue.  Fee: $20

When:
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 8:30 AM thru 12:30 PM
Where:
Kansas Small Business Development Center
Johnson County Community College
12345 College Blvd.
Overland Park, KS  66210
For More Info:
913-469-2323
www.jccc.edu/ksbdc

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017Workshops & Seminars

Kansas State University Olathe Research Showcase

Kansas State University connects industry with university expertise at May 17 event Investigate Kansas State University's research capabilities, facilities and resources at the 2017 Research Showcase on May 17 at K-State Olathe. The event offers a large-scale networking session and forum for the wide breadth of K-State research expertise that is available for business, industry and public partners in the Greater Kansas City area. Visit k-state.edu/researchshowcase to learn more and register by May 1.

When:
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 12:30 PM thru 06:30 PM
Where:
Kansas State University Olathe
22201 West Innovation Drive
Olathe, KS  66061
For More Info:
Christine Splichal
913.307.7341
csplichal@ksu.edu
http://olathe.k-state.edu/

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017Workshops & Seminars

Kansas Sales Compensating Use Tax-Construction Contractors

This presentation by the Kansas Department of Revenue specifically targets constructin contractors and subcontractors. The workshop covers how sales tax applies to materials and labor, project exemption certificates, sales tax returns and billing.
Fee $15

When:
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 2:00 PM thru 04:30 PM
Where:
Kansas Small Business Development Center
Johnson County Community College
12345 College Blvd.
Overland Park, KS  66210
For More Info:
913-469-2323
www.jccc.edu/ksbdc

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017Conference

GAME: Growth through Action, Measurement & Engagement

Designed to help results-driven small business owners achieve continuous, profitable market share growth.

Topic: EXHAUSTED REAINMAKERS? Get everyone focused on sales w/Elizabeth Allen – MarketSmartz & author of The CODE for Sales


When:
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 7:30 AM thru 10:00 AM
Where:
 

Johnson County Community College

12345 College Blvd.

Overland Park, KS 66210

For More Info:
Stephanie Landis
913-469-3878
slandis1@jccc.edu
http://bit.ly/GAMEAPPLY

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Saturday, June 03, 2017Fundraiser

Advice & Aid 2017 Walk for Life

2017 Walk for Life FRIEND Loving at All Times
Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

8:30 am Warm-Up & Check-in
9:00 am to 10:30 am Prayer & Walk

You can make a difference by walking!  Register at www.aapcwalk.org

When:
Saturday, June 03, 2017 8:30 AM thru 10:30 AM
Where:
Advice & Aid Pregnancy Center
10901 Granada Lane
Overland Park, KS  66211
For More Info:
913.962.0200
www.aapcwalk.org

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