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Troy Univ. Small Business Workshops

Room 219 of the Aviation Technical Training Center, located at 3405 S. U.S. 231.
Troy University’s Small Business Development Center will offer a series of workshops for small business owners at the Alabama Aviation Center in Ozark beginning on July 27.

The workshops, also sponsored by the Ozark Chamber of Commerce, will each be held in room 219 of the Aviation Technical Training Center, located at 3405 S. U.S. 231.

The social media workshop “How to Use Your Facebook Business Page” will kick off the series on July 27 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Small Business Marketing and Social Media Consultant Betsy Baker will address topics such as how Facebook ties into overall online marketing strategy; what, when and how often to post; how to get the most exposure for your page; how to get the most engagement for your page; scheduling posts on Facebook to save you time; and, how you can benefit from Facebook groups. Participants are asked to have a Facebook Page created before this class.

Cost of the workshop is $25, and the program is limited to the first 25 paid registrants. To register online, visit http://bit.ly/FaceBookOzark2015.

The workshop series will continue on Aug. 5, from 1 to 5 p.m., with QuickBooks Training for Beginners. The hands-on class will cover QuickBooks Desktop versions Pro and Premier. Topics covered in the class include: basic accounting, setting up your company, working with customers and vendors, paying sales taxes, setting up inventory, setting up payroll and paying payroll taxes.

The cost of the class is $25, and the class is limited to the first 15 paid registrants. To register online, visit http://bit.ly/QuickBooksOzark2015.

The final workshop of the series is “Introduction to Government Contracting,” which will be held on Sept. 16 from 1 to 3 p.m. Topics covered in the workshop include: researching the government market, registering as a government contractor, special programs and certifications in government contracting and marketing your products and services to the government.

The free workshop is designed to help business owners evaluate their company’s potential as a government contractor. To register online, visit http://bit.ly/IntroGovConOzark.

For additional information on any of these Small Business Development Center workshop offerings, contact Brenda Marcum at bmarcum@troy.edu or Judy Callin at jcallin@troy.edu or by phone at 334-674-2425.



Troy Univ. Summer Send-off Parties

Various Locations
Troy University will host Summer Send-off Parties in locations in Alabama and the Florida Panhandle to welcome new students to the Trojan Nation.
Freshmen and incoming students will meet future classmates and learn more about TROY during the events, which are also open to parents, prospective students, alumni and other friends of TROY.

“Summer Send-Offs are our way of celebrating the new class of TROY Trojans by recognizing them in their home areas with their families and friends,” said Tiffany Schmidt, director of enrollment services. “We also invite high school guidance counselors and prospective students to join us at our send-offs. By prospective students attending, they are able to learn more about the opportunities for them at TROY.”

There is no admission charge for the events and food is free to all who RSVP. Nine send-off parties are scheduled, and new students are invited to register for an event in their area.

Events will be held in:
• Cullman, at the home of Roy Drinkard, on July 20, 2-4 p.m.
• Birmingham, at the Cantina Tortilla Grill, on July 20, 6-8 p.m.
• Prattville, at Robert Trent Jones Capitol Hill, on July 21, 6-8 p.m.
• Montgomery, at the Arrowhead Country Club, on July 22, 6-8 p.m.
• Enterprise, at Mellow Mushroom, on July 23, 6-8 p.m.
• Mobile, at Ralph & Kacoo’s, on July 27, 6-8 p.m.
• Pensacola, at New World Landing, on July 28, 6-8 p.m.
• Ft. Walton, at Anglers Beachside Grill, on July 29, 6-9 p.m.
• Dothan, at Robert Trent Jones Highland Oaks, on July 30, 6-8 p.m.

For more information and to RSVP online, visit troy.edu/troy or email events@troy.edu.


Stuff The Bus

A bus will be in front of McDonalds® and Walmart in Enterprise
Altrusa Club and McDonald's invite you to Stuff The Bus

A bus will be in front of McDonalds® and Walmart to collect School Supplies
11:30 am to 2 pm
July 10 - 11 & July 31 - August 1
Here's what's needed...

Yellow #2 pencils
Boxes crayons (24) count
Scissors (round tip) or (pointed)
Wide ruled notebook paper
Drawing Pencils
Black/white composition notebook
Washable markers
Notebook paper wide rule
Small storage box for personal items
Three ring binders (1 or 1 1/2 inch)
Zipper pouch for crayons/pencils
Plastic folders with pockets and prongs
Drawing PAD 9 x 12
Graph paper
Cap erasers
Rulers
Glue sticks
Colored pencils
Copy Paper
Ball Point Pens
Calculator 4 function
Pencil box
Construction paper
Pocket Folders
Spiral Notebooks
Sharpie black fine tip





Archery Skills Classes

Eastgate Archery Range.
Dothan Leisure Services is offering Olympic-style Archery Skills Classes this summer at Eastgate Archery Range. Class one will be offered June 1-5 and Class two will be offered July 20-24. Time for both classes is 6:00-7:30pm. Cost is $35 per person. Ages 8-Adult.

Register at any recreation center from May 12-29 for the first class, and May 12-July 17 for the 2nd class. (9:00am-4:30pm). Participants 10-18 years of age will be eligible for the Alabama Recreation and Park Association State Championship in Dothan Alabama August 8-9, 2015.

All archery equipment will be provided. Class size will be limited to 20 per class.

For further information, please contact Eastgate Park (334-615-3730) or Roy Kitts (334-615-3700).


Calling All Teens! Creative Writing Workshops with Local Author

Sep 8, 2014 1st Monday of each month at 4:00 p.m- 5:00 pm

Dothan-Houston County Library's Board Room 445 North Oates Street, Dothan, AL 36303
Join local author Danielle Wallace at the Dothan-Houston County Library for fun, inspirational creative writing workshops. Teens will be able to express themselves using different genres of writing, ranging from poetry to fiction. These workshops are free, so grab your pen, notepad, and your imagination to make a difference in the world around you. If you know a teen that would love to attend, share this information with them.

Place: Dothan-Houston County Library's Board Room

Date: Every 1st Monday of each month

Time: 4:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m

Contact Danielle Wallace at lyrically.spoken.publishing@gmail.com if you have any questions.