Bank of Washington is hosting a free event to educate the community on fraud, identity theft, and scams. The cybersecurity seminar will offer a business session on Tuesday, October 24th, and a consumer session on Wednesday, October 25th. Both events will be held at the Downtown Bank of Washington at 6 p.m.
For more information, please visit www.bankofwashington.com. RSVP to (636) 239-7831 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ROLLA, Mo., October 2, 2017 – Business owners and entrepreneurs are encouraged to complete a business needs survey from the Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) at Missouri University of Science and Technology.
“This is an opportunity for businesses to let us know what they need when it comes to growing or improving their business,” says Karen Leatherman, business development specialist with the SBTDC. “We’re really hoping to get some great participation and input from our area businesses. Their feedback is vital to helping us provide the right seminars and resources to help our area businesses succeed.”
The anonymous survey takes about 5 minutes to complete and is available online at tinyurl.com/MObizsurvey. Deadline to complete the survey is Nov. 1, 2017.
The survey is being conducted in a nine-county area served by Missouri S&T’s SBTDC. Counties covered in the survey area include Crawford, Dent, Franklin, Gasconade, Maries, Miller, Osage, Phelps and Pulaski.
Missouri S&T’s SBTDC provides business counseling and assistance to aspiring entrepreneurs and small businesses in the areas of management, new business creation, business acquisition, business sales, marketing, financial analysis, human resources, operations management, succession planning and technology commercialization. Most services are provided at no cost. It is a University of Missouri Extension partner and part of the Missouri SBTDC statewide network, which is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. For more information about workshops, resources and programs offered by Missouri S&T’s SBTDC, visit ecodevo.mst.edu/info/sbtdc/.
Together, the School District of Washington, Washington Area Chamber of Commerce, and Washington Economic Development department have been working on strategies to enhance a vital component of the area's business success - the workforce!
Next week, you have the opportunity to interact with and recruit the future workforce of Franklin County!
The School District of Washington has been working hard to bridge the gap between education and industry. Programs have been designed to train the workforce and keep them in our community. A few examples are:
Please attend our Open House to see how the new Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS) Global Business program is teaming with the existing Four Rivers Career Center and Project Lead The Way (PLTW) programs to meet the economic needs of our community.
A ribbon cutting was held recently for ReBoot Computers and More. Learn more about them at their website, rebootcomputersandmore.com.
Nearly 200 people enjoyed the networking, awards presentation, and food at the 5th Annual Member Luncheon on Monday, September 25th at the Knights of Columbus Hall. After a delicious lunch from Sugarfire Smoke House, members of the Outstanding Young Professionals Class of 2017 were presented with certificates. Members attending the luncheon also received the first copies of The Missourian's special insert featuring the OYP class. Thanks to everyone who attended the event!
Special appreciation to our sponsors: Missourian Media Group, Bank of Franklin County, Bank of Washington, Citizens Bank, Eric Park & George Meyer with LPL Financial, First State Community Bank, KFAV 99.9 FM,
Rent-A-Center, US Bank, and USA Mortgage
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