|Events for: Tuesday, October 06, 2015|
|Centre County PAWS and CPA Animal Item Drive|
|Dates:||Thursday, September 24, 2015 - Friday, October 16, 2015|
|Title:||Centre County PAWS and CPA Animal Item Drive|
|Description:||In conjunction with the upcoming performance of Clifford The Big Red Dog Live! the Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State has teamed up with Centre County PAWS to collect new and gently used items to help cats and dogs in need. You can drop off recommended donations in the Eisenhower Auditorium lobby during business hours, weekdays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through October 16. Donations are also accepted during any of the following performances: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis on October 7, The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain on October 13, or Clifford the Big Red Dog Live! on October 18.
Visit cpa.psu.edu/events/clifford-big-red-dog-live for a complete list of recommended donations.|
|Times:||8:00AM - 5:00PM|
|Link:|| cpa.psu.edu/events/clifford-big-red-dog-live |
|The First Step of Starting a Small Business|
|Dates:||Tuesday, October 06, 2015|
|Title:||The First Step of Starting a Small Business|
|Description:||Have you always had a dream to start your own business but didn't know where to start? This workshop will help aspiring entrepreneurs to begin the process of successful business ownership, including evaluating business ideas, developing a business plan, and exploring financing options.
Learn from a business consultant about:
• lifestyle requirements of business owners
• how to assess the feasibility of your business idea
• the legal and tax implications of owning a business
• how to develop a business plan
• how to compile a bank-ready financial package
• how to market your product or service
• the health and safety regulations that may apply to your business
• why both a marketing and financial plan are needed
• where to find other resources that may help you succeed
Cost: $20; Veterans are admitted free of charge with ID.
|Times:||9:00AM - 12:00PM|
|“It’s Not Just Price!” – COSTARS|
|Dates:||Tuesday, October 06, 2015|
|Title:||“It’s Not Just Price!” – COSTARS|
Centre County Recycling & Refuse Authority
253 Transfer Rd
Bellefonte, PA 16823
DO YOU WANT TO:
•Increase your business with reliable payers?
•Sell to qualified local governments and non-profit, without the need for expensive public bidding procedures?
•Compete based upon your company’s features & benefits-not just price?
Then this seminar is for you!
COSTARS, the Commonwealth’s Cooperative Purchasing Program, leverages the purchasing power of the state and our over 8150 members (consisting of local governments, public authorities, and non-profit educational and health entities and fire and rescue companies) to generate competitive pricing while eliminating the need for the public bidding process. With its comprehensive choice of products, it gives local public and non-profit agencies the option of keeping their procurement dollars in their local economy by purchasing from qualified suppliers. At the same time, COSTARS provides increased opportunities for hundreds of businesses of all sizes in all locations to compete for over $575 million of government business. COSTARS contracts are awarded to all responsive and responsible bidders.
Bruce Beardsley Marketing Manager of the Pennsylvania Department of General Services COSTARS program will present the program. He will present the following information:
• Program Background
• Program Benefits
• Bidding Opportunities
• How to become a COSTARS Supplier Event sponsored by:
• State Contracts & COSTARS Contracts
• Marketing Tips
• Information on the COSTARS Website
To register please visit http://www.ptassist.com/services/ptac_register.php?id=1EAA345760
Sponsored by CBICC, IMC, SEDA-COG, SAP&DC-PTAC, and Penn State SBDC
For more information or registration questions contact Kristen Moyer at SEDA-COG at (570) 524-4491 or firstname.lastname@example.org
|Times:||10:00AM - 12:00PM|