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May 9, 2015-

Sign up for the next round of online courses, starting May 13th. Barrington Area Library cardholders can enroll in courses ranging from beginning drawing to accounting & finance. Courses are offered once a month, span 6 weeks, and are led by an expert instructor who will be responsive to each student's learning needs. There are classes related to business, entrepreneurship, leadership, management, technology, and so much more. Browse the catalog and register.

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May 7, 2015-

On Monday, May 11th at 7:00 PM, join us for The Keys to Building Trusted Relationships. Creating credibility and trust makes customers see you as a valuable resource. Bob Lambert, founding partner of the Samurai Business Group LLC, explains the six keys to building these trusted relationships, including thirteen key behaviors of successful businesspeople. Co–sponsored with SCORE Chicago. Register.

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May 6, 2015-

Meet the latest addition to the Business: It's Better in Barrington video series! We met with Hoffman Estates Animal Hospital to share their story about the services that they provide to animals of all ages. The Hoffman Estates Animal Hospital provides care to Barrington area animals for over 28 years, including care for felines. Learn more at http://www.hoffmanestatesanimalhospital.com/

 

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April 29, 2015-

We get it – time is tight when you own a business! Come to this quick and informative class on the top social media skills you need to get your business noticed online. We'll cover Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and more. Click to access presentation.

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April 28, 2015-

We get it – time is tight when you own a business! Tomorrow, April 29th at 7:00 PM, come to this quick and informative class on the top social media skills you need to get your business noticed online. We'll cover Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and more. Demonstration. Conference Room. Register here.

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April 27, 2015-

The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce's Women's BizNet is hosting Shop, Sip, and Socialize this Thursday, April 30th at Ice House Mall. A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit the Lauren Brown Memorial Scholarship, which provides funds to high school students who are pursuing higher education. Register here.

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April 24, 2015-

Harper College will be hosting free economic development workshops at the Arlington Heights WorkNet Center. Registration is required. See flyer for more details.

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April 20, 2015-

On Thursday, April 23 at 7:00 PM, get money smart and learn the five different forms of business organizations and the non–tax advantages and disadvantages for each type. Joel Shabsin (of Joel Shabsin & Associates) discusses record–keeping requirements, general income tax deductions, and other important information for business owners. Co–sponsored with SCORE Chicago. Register here.

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April 15, 2015-

On Saturday, April 25 and Tuesday, May 5, the Lake County Bar Association is hosting Ask a Lawyer Clinics where you can ask attorneys your legal questions at no cost. See flyer for more information.

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April 13, 2015-

There's still space to register for Network to Success on Thursday, April 16th at 6:30 PM.  Business owners, job seekers, entrepreneurs: network to success! Join Bob Podgorski, Director of the Schaumburg Township Employment Support Center, in a guided course to develop your one–minute elevator speech or pitch. Afterwards, network and practice with fellow workshop attendees – bring your business cards!

Register here.

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