Small Busi­ness Week sched­ule

The Amherst News - - SMALL BUSINESS WEEK -

AMHERST – The Amherst and Area Cham­ber of Com­merce is join­ing forces with other com­mu­nity stake­hold­ers to host a se­ries of events dur­ing Small Busi­ness Week:

Fol­low­ing is the sched­ule:

Mon­day, Oct. 16

12 to 6 p.m. Trade Show in lobby of Amherst Town Hall, co-spon­sored by the Town of Amherst and the Amherst and Area Cham­ber of Com­merce. No cost to at­tend, $20 per ta­ble for par­tic­i­pat­ing busi­nesses. Also in­cludes the view­ing of the Small Busi­ness Week launch on­line. Tues­day, Oct. 17

5:30 to 7 p.m. Work­shop – Sell­ing Prod­ucts On­line with Mikhail Man­sour and Kim Goode at the Amherst Ar­ti­sans Gallery in the Amherst Cen­tre mall. No cost to at­tend, but call 902-667-8186 to reg­is­ter or email info@amher­stcham­ber.ns.ca .

Wed­nes­day, Oct. 18

12 to 1 p.m. Lunchtime Work­shop – Cut­ting Govern­ment Red Tape with Nick Lan­g­ley, reg­u­la­tory cor­po­rate strate­gist, Of­fice of Reg­u­la­tory Af­fairs and Ser­vice Ef­fec­tive­ness. Spon­sored by Cum­ber­land YMCA and cham­ber and hosted at the Cum­ber­land YMCA.

6 to 9 p.m. Pre­sen­ta­tion – Tax Time on the Farm with McIsaac Dar­ragh Char­tered Ac­coun­tants. Spon­sored by Grow­ing For­ward 2, Prov­ince of Nova Sco­tia, Think Farm, Govern­ment of Canada. Reg­is­ter at marie.wil­liams@no­vas­co­tia.com or call 902-893-6575. Thurs­day, Oct. 19

7:30 to 9 a.m. Break­fast Pre­sen­ta­tion – Ef­fi­ciency Nova Sco­tia. Hosted at Marigold Cen­tre, Truro. To reg­is­ter email mlauder@ef­fi­cien­cyns.ca .

12 to 1 p.m. Lunchtime Work­shop – So­cial Me­dia in You Busi­ness with Denise Corey of Cum­ber­land Pub­lic Li­braries. 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. NSCC Open House at both the Springhill and Amherst lo­ca­tions.

Fri­day, Oct. 20

3 to 4 p.m. Pre­sen­ta­tion – Man­age Stress and Find Bal­ance While Man­ag­ing a Busi­ness with Char­lene MacDon­ald at Bliss Crys­tal Café, 129 Vic­to­ria St. East, Amherst (Dayle’s Grand Mar­ket).

12 to 5 p.m. Open House at CFTA Tantra­mar Ra­dio, 80 Church St., Amherst

Satur­day, Oct. 21

9 to 11 a.m. Fash­ion Show and Break­fast with guest speaker Sheree Fitch at Amherst Lions Club, 9 Elec­tric St., Amherst. Hosted by 30 Church Women’s Cloth­ing and Bella’s Café and Bistro on be­half of the Cum­ber­land Health Care Foun­da­tion. Tick­ets are $30 each in­clud­ing break­fast. Tick­ets at 30 Church Women’s Cloth­ing, Deanne Fitzpatrick’s Rug Hook­ing Stu­dio, Man­sour’s Men’s Wear and Cum­ber­land Health Care Foun­da­tion.

Tues­day, Oct. 24

7:15 a.m. Pre­sen­ta­tion Con­nect­ing and En­gag­ing Your Cus­tomers at the Amherst Golf Club. Hosted by Eastlink Busi­ness. Reg­is­ter by Oct. 17 at Jen­nifer.call­beck@corp.eastlink.ca .

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