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Manufacturers: Reserve your space today
Space is limited!
Jackson Area Career Center
6800 Browns Lake Road
Friday, October 3, 2014
8:00 am – 2:00 pm
(Set-up Time: 7:30 am)
9th & 10th grade students from Jackson County schools will take part in our local Manufacturing Day efforts by participating in a fieldtrip to the Jackson Area Career on October 3rd. This event will showcase the rewarding, highly skilled jobs available for students in the world of manufacturing.
The Jackson Area Manufacturers Association, The Shop Rat Foundation and Jackson Area Career Center have partnered to offer students multiple opportunities to meet people from industry, learn about the many possible careers in manufacturing and tour the manufacturing cluster at the Career Center. We will also be providing information about the new JAC3 Early/Middle College.
Manufacturing Day will draw greater attention to the outstanding opportunities that a career in manufacturing can provide and promote the pursuit of skills that will lead to a long-term career that offers security and growth for qualified candidates. We hope your company can participate.
To reserve your space, contact Deborah Fry at firstname.lastname@example.org 517-769-5655 by Friday, September 19th
Friends of the Meijer Library Fall Book Sale – Jackson
October 6th – 11th
Oct 6 – 9: 9 am to 7:30 pm
Oct 10 9 am to 5:30 pm
Oct 11 9 am to 12 pm (Plus a bake sale!)
$1/bag from Friday @ 4 pm – noon Saturday
Jackson District Library
2699 Airport Rd
Austin Blair Ceremony – Jackson
The City of Jackson’s Parks, Recreation and Cemeteries Department cordially invites you to the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Renovated Governor Austin Blair Park on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.
600 S. Jackson Street
There will be a Broadcast Media Career and Networking Fair, giving students the valuable face-to-face interaction that helps them prepare for and obtain a job in broadcasting.
Thursday, October 9
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo
12:00pm – 3:00pm
co-sponsored by WMU’s School of Communications
Find out about other Broadcast Media Career and Networking Fairs at www.michiganbroadcastcareers.com
How to Use a Foundation Center – Jackson
October 14, 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Are you looking for grant funding from partners who share your organization’s interests, but aren’t sure where to start? Learn which questions to ask, where to find information and how to organize data to find the perfect foundation match for your organization. The workshop will also include a guided tour of the Foundation Center’s online Foundation Directory, facilitated by Nadia El Anani from the Jackson District Library. This event is free to all!
Secrets of a High Performing Board – Jackson
October 15, 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Want to move your board from Good to Great? Learn how to motivate your board to become more meaningfully involved in promoting your mission and governing your organization. This workshop is appropriate for nonprofit leaders, board members and board chairs. Cost for members is $35.00 (additional guests from the same organization may attend for $25.00). The cost for non-members is $50.00.
JXN Community Forum
Making Your Vote Count: Redistricting, How and Why – Jackson
Oct. 16, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.
JXN Community Forums are free and open programs to encourage dialogue about the challenging issues of our day. This month’s forum will feature a presentation by Sue Smith, president of the League of Women Voters of Michigan, on the League’s idea of how redistricting should be done. Rep. Earl Poleski will be in attendance as well. A question and answer session will follow.
All forums are held at the Carnegie Branch of the Jackson District Library and are co-sponsored with the Universalist Unitarian Church of East Liberty. Contact Debby Sears at 517-788-4087 ext. 1339 for more information or visit the JDL website at www.myjdl.com.
10 Must-Have’s for Fundraising Success! – Jackson
October 21, 8:00 am – 9:30 am
There is nothing accidental about successful fundraising. This workshop will explore 10 critical components you need to be competitive in today’s fundraising climate. Learn what you need to do to make your fundraising efforts work. Cost for members of the Lansing Chamber of Commerce is $25.00. Cost for those not members of the Lansing Chamber of Commerce is $35.00.
Volunteer Coordinator Networking Meeting – Jackson
October 23, 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Join us for this monthly networking and training opportunity to help anyone who is responsible for recruiting, training, managing and thanking volunteers. This month’s topic: recruiting Volunteers. Members may attend free of charge. Cost for non-members is $10.00.
The Lost Art of Business Etiquette Event – Troy, MI
“The Lost Art of Business Etiquette” will be hosted by Insert Catchy Headlines on November 5, 2014 from 9:00am – 11:00am at The Troy Marriott Hotel, 200 W. Big Beaver Rd., Troy, MI 48084. Registration begins at 8:00am. Tickets are $99 a piece and include a full breakfast, a complete, two-hour seminar packed with information on Business Etiquette for these times, a workbook and great networking opportunities. RSVP required, by October 29, to email@example.com.
“In these unprecedented economic times and rapidly expanding global economy, executives on all levels need to distinguish themselves from the competition,” says Josephine. “This two-hour workshop provides the tools that give you an advantage in situations where business may be promoted or conducted; you are guaranteed to gain tremendous value.”
“We will cover things such as handling meetings over food with proper etiquette – whether you’re faced with a networking event, a business meeting over coffee, or lunch/dinner, even a formal dinner. How often have you wondered which silverware to use, in which hand? What is the best way to handle payment of a meal? Should you take the leftovers after finishing at the restaurant?” continues Josephine. “We will also discuss carrying yourself with proper etiquette – shaking hands, how best to make an entrance and exit, the right eye signals to send in different scenarios and networking with ease.”
“How many of us struggle with corresponding with proper etiquette? We will cover the proper way to compose correspondence with clients and vendors, as well as the top 3 things you can implement that will improve your mingling proficiency,” says Josephine.
Josephine Dries has been certified by the world-renowned Protocol School of Washington (PSOW) as a Certified Corporate Etiquette and International Protocol Consultant. Josephine skillfully brings her practical life experiences from her world travels into her class rooms. Her contagious laughter, dynamic personality and energetic presentation style make for an interactive, relevant, and enjoyable experience. Josephine often speaks to a wide range of audiences on a variety of business topics – including media relations, branding, and business etiquette and protocol. She also speaks on a variety of motivational topics drawn fromher own life experience – including “How to Re-Discover and Pursue Your Dreams”. Josephine has extensive experience with business having founded and grown some of her own companies. Josephine is passionate about giving back to others, and volunteers with a variety of non-profits across the nation. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MOM TO MOM SALE
This is a great opportunity to make some money cleaning out your closets and basement of unused or outgrown infant and children’s clothing, toys, books, equipment and maternity items. Come shop till you drop with all the great deals on gently used items!
Saturday, March 21, 2015
No entry fee
114 E. Minges Ave.
Battle Creek, MI
Tables are still available to rent! Please contact Michelle at email@example.com or 269-965-4051