Eagle Days @ Runge Nature Center
Jan 28 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Keys To Success: Marketing For Small Business @ Missouri Women's Business Center
Feb 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
This information-packed, interactive two-hour workshop will teach you how to identify your target customers and choose the best marketing strategies to connect with them to get a return on your marketing investment.
Coffee & CREAM: Tips From an Accounting Pro @ Callaway Chamber of Commerce
Feb 28 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am

Do you know what numbers you should track to help your business grow? Have you taken the steps needed to make your business legal? And are you making the right moves when it comes to taxes? This workshop will help you answer these questions and provide a few tips to take back to your business. First session of Coffee & CREAM (Callaway Reaching Entrepreneurs and Managers).
Presenter: Diane Buchli, owner of ProAcct Financial Services

Free Certification Workshop @ REDI
Mar 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Certification may help you expand your business through government contracts. Presenters will discuss the new City of Columbia Supplier Diversity Program and Directory of Minority & Women Owned Businesses, SBA’s 8(a) Business Development, HUBZone, Women-Owned Small Business/Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB/EDWOSB), and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) programs; State of Missouri M/WBE certification; and federal DBE certification. A representative from the Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Center will also present about assistance they provide in obtaining government contracts. Presenters: Jim Whitt, Seth Bauman, Angie Wells, Gary Alexander, Jana Weitkemper, Lester Holt.

Event is free. Be sure to Register online at: https://comocertsworkshop.eventbrite.com
keys To Success: Developing Authentic Leadership @ Missouri Women's Business Center
Mar 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Establishing an open and inclusive environment in your business creates greater success when working with your team and your customers. This workshop will help you be more aware of issues that could be hurting your business and explore ways to overcome them. We will focus on three key topics: Implicit Bias, Stereotype Threat, and Impostor Syndrome. While these concepts are pervasive among many professionals, they are especially applicable to overachievers, women and minorities.
Presenter: Dr. Tojan Rahhal, owner of Alliance Professional Development
Presenter’s website: https://alliance-professional.com

Friday with Friends @ Runge Conservation Nature Center
Mar 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Community Christian Church, Growth Ministry, is hosting an evening stroll at Runge Conservation Nature Center on March 10 beginning at 6:00 pm. With the help of expert volunteers, we will explore harbingers of spring. We expect to have head lamps and are hoping to see a variety of critters that only come out late evening or at night. We will be outside but plan to stay on paved trails, please dress appropriately for the season. We will assemble at the outdoor pavilion in front of the Runge Conservation Nature Center. This event is for everyone, any age, church members or friends. Entrance to the parking lot is off of Highway 179, between Highway 50 and Truman Blvd.
Free Introduction to the Art of Ascension @ Missouri River Regional Library
Mar 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Please join us for a free Introductory Talk on the Art of Ascension as taught by the Ishayas. Ascension is an ancient meditative prayer based on Praise, Gratitude and Love. When the mind continuously returns to the Source within, we form an unbreakable connection to our true power and wisdom. Teachers of Ascension will be discussing how these techniques allow us to live from an absolutely centered place in this changing world, dissolving stress in the body and expanding the mind.
Keys To Success: Grant Writing for Social Enterprise @ Missouri Women's Business Center
Mar 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Could grant funding be part of your business model? This overview will introduce concepts for identifying funders and writing winning proposals. Class topics will include researching grant sources, partnerships and fiscal agents/sponsors, proposal basics and where to find more information.
Coffee & CREAM: Excel Basics and New Users @ Callaway Chamber of Commerce
Mar 23 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
Are you getting the most out of Microsoft Excel? Do you know how to put it to use to help you track and improve your business? Learn about the features of this expansive software and how you can use them to simplify your life and business. Part of Coffee & CREAM (Callaway Reaching Entrepreneurs and Managers) with the Callaway Chamber. Presenter: Tamara Fitzpatrick, Executive Director of the Callaway Chamber
Mastermind Exchange for Women Business Owners @ Missouri Women's Business Center
Mar 23 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Learn about the power of mastermind groups as you experience this confidential, supportive space for women to come together and discuss challenges, ideas and success stories. First timers always welcome. Two sessions to choose from (8-9am or 12-1pm).