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Alamo RMA

  1. Alamo Regional Mobility Authority Board of Directors Meeting

    August 24, 2017, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ San Antonio River Authority

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BCOEM Training Events

  1. G-300 Intermediate Incident Command System

    August 22, 2017, 9:00 AM - August 24, 2017, 1:00 PM @ Bexar County Emergency Operations Center

    Course Objectives: • Describe how the National Incident Management System (NIMS) Command and Management component supports the management of expanding incidents. • Describe the Incident/Event Management process for supervisors and expanding incidents as prescribed by the Incident Command System (ICS). • Implement the Incident Management process on a simulated Type 3 incident. Prerequisites & Other Information: Students will NOT be approved until all prerequisites have been UPLOADED to their preparingtexas.org transcript. These courses are the following: • IS-0100.b, Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS-100 • IS-0200.b, Incident Command System for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents • IS-0700.a, National Incident Management System, An Introduction • IS-0800.b, National Response Framework, An Introduction

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BCSO Academy Training Dates

  1. BCSO Academy Cadet Training Class 2017-F Starting and Graduation Dates

    July 31, 2017 - September 14, 2017 @ The Sheriff's Academy of Bexar County

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BCSO Careers Events

  1. Military Recruit Event

    August 31, 2017, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ The Bexar County Sheriff's Office is seeking to recruit military service members. If you are interested in joining our paramilitary origination, apply today! https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/bexarcountytx

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  2. UIW Recruiting Event

    August 31, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ University Of The Incarnate Word

    The Bexar County Sheriff's Office will be available to speak with students regarding career opportunities.

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Bexar County Events

  1. Commissioners Court

    August 22, 2017, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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  2. Technical Advisory Committee for Persons with Disabilities Meeting

    August 24, 2017, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    Join the TACPD for its monthly meeting on issues affecting persons with disabilities in Bexar County.

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Military/Veteran Employment Events

  1. Vetready Veterans Career Fair

    August 24, 2017, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ DoubleTree by Hilton San Antonio Airport

    Vetready is hosting a Veterans Career Fair on Thursday, August 24th from 11 AM to 2 PM. Networking opportunities and on site interviews will be happening, be prepared!

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  2. San Antonio DAV/Recruit Military Veterans Job Fair

    August 31, 2017, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Norris Conference Centers

    Did you know that one of the largest Veteran job fairs of the year is happening this month? The DAV/Recruit Military San Antonio Veterans Job Fair is taking place on Thursday, August 31st from from 11 AM to 3 PM. Over 75 companies attending!

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SMWBE Networking Calendar

  1. Tri-County Chamber of Commerce August Mixer

    August 24, 2017, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Alamo City All-Stars Sportsplex

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SMWBE Workshops Calendar

  1. How to Do Business with H-E-B

    August 22, 2017, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Join the LiftFund Women's Business Center and Tessa Benavides, H-E-B Diversity & Inclusion and Supplier Diversity Specialist, on Tuesday, August 22 at 9:30 am for "How to Do Business with H-E-B." H-E-B’ s Supplier Diversity department sources capable diverse supplier groups for H-E-B with the goal of increasing sales, brand awareness and supply chain effectiveness. This presentation will offer information and insight from H-E-B’s Supplier Diversity team on what H-E-B looks for in a qualified vendor, how to prepare before meeting with a buyer, and what to expect throughout the process. Launch SA is located on the first floor of the Central Library. Free parking is available in the Library parking garage.

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  2. Social Media 101: Basics of Social Media - IN SPANISH

    August 22, 2017, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    *PLEASE NOTE: THIS WORKSHOP WILL BE PRESENTED IN SPANISH* Social media is one of the most exciting, highly effective communication tools that can provide powerful and cost-efficient marketing. Walk away from this workshop with UTSA SBDC and Alejandro Quetzeri, from Nube Internet, knowing how to setup and optimize social media sites, generate targeted leads via Facebook ads, how to generate traffic, increase returns on-site investments, apply practical strategies and understand the do's and don't of social media.

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  3. Tax and Accounting Best Practices

    August 22, 2017, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Come learn best tax and accounting practices for business owners including: how to choose the right entity, which forms to file and more with Marco Flores and the UTSA SBDC. This workshop will also discuss the importance of hiring the right professionals to support your business and limit the risk of government audits.

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  4. 1 Million Cups

    August 23, 2017, 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

    We’re helping to build our community one cup at a time. Every week two local entrepreneurs present their business ideas to an audience of fellow entrepreneurs, advisors and mentors via a 6-minute, live presentation with audience feedback and questions. Presenters gain invaluable, supportive insight to help foster their business, and have the opportunity to network with members of the San Antonio entrepreneurial community. Audience participants hear about exciting business concepts and engage with presenters in a casual, responsive environment. Join us every Wednesday for 1 Million Cups at our beautiful Launch San Antonio space located inside the San Antonio Public Library at 600 Soledad St. Let us know you’re coming, or request to present here.

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  5. LinkedIn: Leveraging the World's Largest Network

    August 23, 2017, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Many professionals struggle with “social selling” and “networking” online. It is something we know we should do, that we are often told we are doing incorrectly and that can sometimes leave us feeling clueless. The good news is that the “secrets” to online networking are easier and more intuitive than most people think. These “secrets” must become part of your life and your organization’s daily culture. Join the LiftFund Women’s Business Center on Wednesday, August 28, and learn from coahes Kevin Shaughnessy of Sales Xceleration, Angel Salinas of Sandler Training, and Matt Scherer on how to adopt these practices. Goals for the session: How to maximize your LinkedIn Profile Building your network strategically The “art of connection” How to make LinkedIn part of a successful sales plan LiftOff is located at the eastern corner of S. Hackberry and West Highland Boulevard, just south of the post office. Free parking is available at the Chase bank across the street.

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  6. SBA Woman Owned Small Business Program (WOSB)

    August 23, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Description: All small businesses that are interested in submitting an offer on a solicitation that has been set aside for WOSBs under the WOSB Program must complete this certification prior to submitting the offer. This includes checking all of the boxes and having an authorized officer of the WOSB sign and date the certification.***NO COST*** Instructions: ARRIVE 30 minutes earlier to allow time for parking.*** TRAINING LOCATION: UTSA Downtown/Durango Building 3rd floor (Rm DB 3.302) PARKING: UTSA Garage roof where visitor parking is located on S. Pecos/La Trinidad. Parking cost is approximately $2 per hour.

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  7. Introduction to the System - Vendor training

    August 23, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Online

    An introduction to the system for vendor users covering main system functions including using the dashboard, system navigation and account management. Training Instructions: Information on how to connect to this webinar will be sent to you following your RSVP. Space is limited, so please RSVP now. Each webinar connection to the training requires one RSVP. Multiple staff in the same location using the same webinar connection need only RSVP once.

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  8. The Business Plan

    August 23, 2017, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    Whether you need a business plan to map out your plan for your business or are writing a plan because you want to expand, this is the class for you. At this workshop, our experienced instructors will teach you the components of a business plan using an interactive format in a computer lab setting. Walk away from this workshop with the start of a business plan written specifically for your business, an electronic template and resources to guide you through the process! Topics discussed in this workshop include: business plan basics, feasibility process, business plan structure, and more. *Notes: No food allowed in the PC Lab please. Drinks with a secure lid are permitted.

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  9. Online Certification Application - Vendor Training

    August 23, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Online

    Learn how to use the system to submit a paperless application for certification. This course will cover the process from start to finish, including accessing the application, selecting an appropriate certification type, reviewing eligibility requirements, attaching required documents, submitting the application, and system security. This course is for currently certified firms seeking renewal and firms applying for the first time. The information presented is drawn from example scenarios and may not exactly match your situation. Refer to your specific online application for instructions. If you require assistance with completing the applications or have questions about your eligibility, contact the organization. Training Instructions: Information on how to connect to this webinar will be sent to you following your RSVP. Space is limited, so please RSVP now. Each webinar connection to the training requires one RSVP.

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  10. Contract Compliance Reporting - Vendor Training

    August 24, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Online Course

    Register for this webinar training course to: 1. Learn how to report subcontractor payments as the prime contractor on a contract, and 2. As a subcontractor, learn how to confirm payment amounts received from the prime contractor as reported by the prime contractor. This course will also cover how to look up your vendor account in the Compliance Reporting System, how to log in, manage your user account and set up additional users for your company. Training Instructions: Information on how to connect to this webinar will be sent to you following your RSVP. Space is limited, so please RSVP now. Each webinar connection to the training requires one RSVP. Multiple staff in the same location using the same webinar connection need only RSVP once.

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  11. Target Marketing Personas -- "What Does Your Customer Look Like?"

    August 24, 2017, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    “The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer so well the product or service fits him and sells itself” – Peter Drucker. Join the UTSA SBDC and Hellen Armstrong to learn more about defining your target customer markets and ideal customer base.

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  12. HUBZone Program Workshop

    August 24, 2017, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    The HUBZone (Historically Underutilized Business Zone program can be an essential instrument for eligible small business who are interested in selling to various federal agencies. An SBA Business Opportunity Specialist will outline the eligibility criteria and process at a free one hour workshop. All SBA programs and services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis.

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  13. Financial Management for Your Small Business

    August 24, 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ LiftFund

    Join LiftFund, Bexar County's SMWBE Program, and the San Antonio Area African American Community Fund for a workshop about financial management! Tim Geppert, CPA and CFO of Aventine Hill Partners, will help you understand the importance of financial management, how to build and maintain accurate financial statements for your business, and strategies to effectively manage cash flow. For this workshop, Tim will focus on: - Accounting & Cost Control - Financial Statements - Cash Flow - Working Capital Small business owners will gain a better understanding of successful business and financial planning and the tools and resources available to them. This event is open to the small business community at no cost.

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  14. Customizing QuickBooks

    August 25, 2017, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    In this advanced QuickBooks workshop, Certified Public Accountant and small business owner Richard Garcia will lead participants through advanced QuickBooks concepts and teach them how to customize QuickBooks to meet their needs. Topics covered in this workshop include: analyzing financial data, doing payroll with QuickBooks, estimating and progress invoicing, tracking time, customizing form and writing letters. Additionally, the instructor, SBDC QuickBooks Pro Advisors and UTSA senior level accounting students will spend individual time with participants helping set up and modify their companies on QuickBooks. Prerequisites: Participants must be computer literate. Some knowledge of QuickBooks or similar accounting application is preferred. Notes: The desktop version of QuickBooks is used for this series. This class is not recommended for online QuickBooks users, as it is very different than the desktop version.

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  15. QuickBooks Pro Series

    August 25, 2017, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Are you in the beginning stages of using QuickBooks and want to expand your knowledge or an experienced user and just need help? We've got you covered. Attend our QuickBooks Pro Series taught by Certified Public Accountant Richard Garcia who guides participants through QuickBooks and offers basic, practical accounting advice throughout the three-part series. You will learn how QuickBooks can be applied to their day-to-day business accounting procedures. Call the SBDC for more information on this program. The three-part QuickBooks Pro Series, taught in a computer lab, includes “Beginning QuickBooks”, “Working with QuickBooks” and “Customizing QuickBooks”. Prerequisites: Participants must be computer literate. Notes: The desktop version of QuickBooks is used for this series. This class is not recommended for online QuickBooks users, as it is very different than the desktop version. Instructions: The fee for the QuickBooks Series is $250. Registration is encouraged as seating is limited.

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  16. Claiming Local & Federal Tax Incentives for Your Business

    August 29, 2017, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Are you a San-Antonio based employer? Do you operate your business in a designated Federal Empowerment Zone? If so, you may qualify for substantial tax credit dollars that could add to your business’s bottom line. In this workshop hosted by the LiftFund Women’s Business Center, Retro Tax, and the EastSide Promise Zone, you’ll learn the potential benefits of these programs for your business, and the administrative requirements for accessing those benefits. The workshop will focus on federal and state tax credits, especially the Work Opportunity Tax Credit, and Federal Empowerment Zone and Promise Zone programs. You can find a map of the San Antonio Federal Empowerment Zone footprint below.

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  17. 1 Million Cups

    August 30, 2017, 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

    We’re helping to build our community one cup at a time. Every week two local entrepreneurs present their business ideas to an audience of fellow entrepreneurs, advisors and mentors via a 6-minute, live presentation with audience feedback and questions. Presenters gain invaluable, supportive insight to help foster their business, and have the opportunity to network with members of the San Antonio entrepreneurial community. Audience participants hear about exciting business concepts and engage with presenters in a casual, responsive environment. Join us every Wednesday for 1 Million Cups at our beautiful Launch San Antonio space located inside the San Antonio Public Library at 600 Soledad St. Let us know you’re coming, or request to present here.

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  18. 8(a) Business Development Program

    August 31, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Learn about the 8(a) Certification and Business Development Program Instructions: ARRIVE 30 minutes earlier to allow time for parking.*** TRAINING LOCATION: UTSA Downtown/Durango Building 3rd floor (Rm DB 3.302) PARKING: UTSA Garage roof where visitor parking is located on S. Pecos/La Trinidad. Parking cost is approximately $2 per hour. FEE: NO COST

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