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"Herschel Walker – Impact on Education"

Dothan Civic Center
Reserved Balcony Tickets:
$40 Lower Balcony 5 – 9;
$30 Lower Balcony 1-4 & 10-14 and Upper Balcony 17 – 23;
$10 Upper Balcony 15-16 & 24-25

Please call the Dothan Education Foundation at (334) 794-6585 for Table Seating, Meet & Greet Tickets and Private Dinner Tickets.



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.



Citizen Law Enforcement Academy

heriff’s Office Administration building located at 752 Triple G Road, DeFuniak Springs
The Walton County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce its next Citizen Law Enforcement Academy, which will begin on October 9, 2014. For citizens who want a truly eye opening experience about law enforcement, this is where it all starts. Participants will spend about three hours in a class room once a week for approximately 10 weeks. The Citizen Law Enforcement Academy is a great program for any citizen who wishes to learn more about the field of law enforcement and the Walton County Sheriff’s Office. The class is FREE and will take place at the Sheriff’s Office Administration building located at 752 Triple G Road, DeFuniak Springs. A background check will be conducted on all participants who sign-up. To sign-up please visit http://waltonso.org/wcso-citizen-sheriff-s-academy-application and fill out the application online. Forms must be submitted by October 3rd.





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.