This study group offers a safe supportive environment to learn from each other as we explore what it takes to age successfully. There will be an emphasis on cooperation to grow emotionally, socially, psychologically and spiritually. We will use a variety of learning tools including readings, films, inventories and group exercises.
Making decisions about the next stage of your life takes careful consideration about where and how you will live. You will be introduced to the concept of intentional living in cohousing, which we think is a great option for many empty nesters. We will explore a variety of approaches for aging successfully so each of you will feel equipped to decide on a path forward for your long happy life.
Visit the NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine for a day with animal friends. The public is invited to go behind the scenes at one of the nation’s top veterinary programs. Tour the Veterinary Hospital and the classrooms and laboratories in the CVM. There are attractions and numerous activities throughout campus. As always, the day includes interesting demonstrations, fun and informative displays explaining advances in the science of veterinary medicine; presentations on pet health; an opportunity to talk with faculty, staff, and students; and a chance to get up close with animals. (Please leave pets at home).
Who are your customers? How will potential customers find your product? How should you price your product? Learn the basics of marketing (product, pricing, placement and promotion) along with an overview on customer development and marketing strategies. Taught by LaShon Harley, Durham Tech’s Small Business Center
Students must already be commissioned as a notary public before taking the Electronic Notary course. To be admitted to this course, the NC Secretary of State requires that all candidates be able to speak, read, and write in English, and present a valid government photo ID. See sosnc.com for additional requirements. Register with care as refunds and transfers are not accepted. (Because this course is self-supporting, no tuition waivers or exemptions are allowed.) 4 hours. $90
Planning to create a website for your business? Wondering what platform to use? Can you do it yourself? When should a website developer be used? What are the costs? Entrepreneurs and Business owners ponder these questions especially with social media being an important marketing tool. Come and learn basic information about website development including steps to development, hosting, drop & drag versus customization and other options. Taught by Jelissa Thomas
If you need to know how to get Excel to do more for you so you can focus on what’s really important: staying ahead of the competition. That’s exactly what this course aims to help you do. You will work with multiple worksheets and workbooks, use Lookup functions and formula auditing, share and protect workbooks, automate workbook functionality, create sparklines and map data, and forecast data. 6 hours. $115
March 23 registration deadline
The Junior League of Durham and Orange Counties will host their 6th Annual Touch-a-Truck event, Saturday, April 7, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.! Join us at our new location in the parking lot of Northgate Mall in Durham near Sears Auto Center.
Touch-a-Truck is an educational community event that provides children with a hands-on opportunity to meet the people who build, protect, and serve Durham and Orange Counties and to see and touch vehicles from law enforcement, fire departments, public works, emergency medical services, construction machinery, farm equipment, and so much more. Other activities will include face painting and fake tattoos, a bounce house, a performance by the Bouncing Bulldogs, yard games, and an opportunity to participate in the Ident-a-Kid program.
Tickets are $5 each (kids 2 and under are free) and are available online or at the door. We hope to see you and your friends, family, and neighbors on Saturday, April 7th for a fun, hands-on event! Thank you for your support!
For more information or to purchase tickets go here: http://www.jldoc.org/touch-a-truck/.
Want to learn more about the Junior League? Go here, http://www.jldoc.org/, or here, https://www.facebook.com/JuniorLeagueDOC/.
Have questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Did you know that American Girl Addy Walker is based in part on the story of a real person from Stagville? Research from Stagville was used in Addy’s stories.
Join us in celebrating Addy’s birthday at Historic Stagville! Enjoy refreshments, games, and other activities as we honor our favorite American Girl! Learn the full story of the connections between Addy Walker and the history of Stagville. This event is intended for children, and parents should attend with their child.
Admission is $5 per child– cash or check only, please.
Did you know that American Girl Addy Walker is based in part on the story of a real person from Stagville?
Join us in celebrating Addy’s birthday at Historic Stagville! Enjoy refreshments, games and other activities as we honor our favorite American Girl! Learn the full story of the connections between Addy Walker and the history of Stagville. This event is intended for children, and parents should attend with their child.
Admission is $5 per child– cash or check only, please.
Whether you’re just starting a food business or you’ve been a food entrepreneur for years, finding the right number of customers that can sustain your business has probably kept you up a night or two. Come and learn three of the most effective (and easy) marketing strategies to get your food business thriving! This workshop is designed for food companies of all stages, from pre-launch to seasoned food business owners. Taught by Jill Willett, Coaching for Cooks and Triangle Food Makers
If you and your organization are considering a digital transformation, this meeting, brought to you by the Center for Innovation Management Studies (CIMS), is for you! The idea of Digital Transformation and what it takes for an organization to successfully execute such a change is a topic which has become pervasive in all discussions CIMS has had with both Members and Partners. So much so, CIMS has been part of a 3-year research study in collaboration with German partners located at Aachen University’s FIR Institute.
Our feature speakers will provide an entire ecosystem approach for creating a successful system of Digital Transformation. Additionally, we will feature both research and industry projects which are helping further the study of this business practice and are even providing early case studies of what success looks like!
Many entrepreneurs and business owners fear marketing or being a salesperson for their business or business idea. Too often they rely on paper and/or social media as the primary medium for getting new customers while many customers are gained through face-to-face communication. Come and learn ways to overcome the fear of being an effective salesperson for your business.
Taught by Warren Greshes, Speaking of Success.
Topic: Start-up Assistance
Learn how to create a marketing strategy that supports your business goals. This seminar will cover some of the best marketing tools that are free or at a very low-cost and explore creative ways to promote your business without breaking the bank or your budget.
Taught by Melissa Terrell, Women’s Business Center.
NOTE: The Frontier@RTP has a Food Truck Rodeo every Friday from 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. So grab your lunch and bring it to the seminar
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Join the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS) for DIBS Discovery Day. Experience family-friendly demonstrations and conversations about how brain science is used to help solve society’s most pressing challenges. Activities include measuring electrical activity in live crickets, brain teasers, concussion prevention demos, holding brain specimens, games, and more. A kids’ corner will be available to satisfy the minds of young tots! Free and open to the public.
FREE PARKING is available in Duke’s Circuit Parking Lot, at the intersection of Circuit Drive and LaSalle Street. Use the LaSalle Street entrance and tell the parking attendant that you are here for DIBS Discovery Day!
After parking: follow signs, use this map link, or look for Duke student volunteers to find the DIBS Cube!