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Small Business Lunch & Learn: Top Ten Business Plan Mistakes

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Monday, June 4, 2012 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Small Business Lunch & Learn: "Top Ten Business Plan Mistakes"

Monday, June 4

12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.

Main Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

Presenter: Stephanie Sellers, Women's Business Center of North Alabama

Stephanie D. Sellers is the Program Director at the WBCNA. Mrs. Sellers has worked as a consultant for small business in expanding their market share, as a buyer for the aerospace/defense industry, and as customer service manager in a retail setting. She is certified in Federal Contract Management, a Lean Green Belt, and has provided team training in workplace etiquette and computer systems.

Bring a sack lunch. Drinks will be provided. No registration is required. The Small Business Lunch & Learn series sponsored by the Reference & Adult Services Department of the Main Library. Questions? Contact Mary Moore at 256-532-5975 or askus@hmcpl.org. Read more about Small Business Lunch & Learn: Top Ten Business Plan Mistakes

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Nonprofit Lunch & Learn: Proposal Writing Basics

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Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Nonprofit Lunch & Learn: “Proposal Writing Basics”

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.

 

Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

 

Presenter: Webinar presented by the Foundation Center

Learn the key components of a proposal to a foundation.Learn how the proposal fits into the overall grantseeking process, what to include in a standard proposal to a foundation, and tips for making each section of your proposal stronger.

 

Bring a sack lunch. Drinks will be provided.

Questions? Contact Mary Moore at askus@hmcpl.org or 256-532-5975. Read more about Nonprofit Lunch & Learn: Proposal Writing Basics

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The Periodic Table of Writing

Brian Bess, Reference Assistant with Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, will present "The Periodic Table of Writing" on Tuesday, October 8, at noon in the second-floor Events Room of the Main Library.

Most of the advice from workshops, books and writers on writing can be placed into four general categories: Inspiration, Discipline, Mechanics and Publication. A perfect blending of these elements would increase the chance of success for any aspiring writer.

For information about this Write Right Lunch & Learn program, contact the Reference Desk at 256-532-5975. Read more about The Periodic Table of Writing

Small Business Lunch & Learn: Profitable Blogging

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Monday, May 7, 2012 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Small Business Lunch & Learn: "Profitable Blogging"

Monday, May 7

12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.

Main Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

Presenter:  Jennifer Breuer, RocketCityMom.com

Ms Breuer will discuss her experiences as the founder and current editor of RocketCityMom.com, North Alabama's premier parenting blog. She will discuss effective ways to market your online business and how any type of business can use social media.

 

Bring a sack lunch. Drinks will be provided. No registration is required. The Small Business Lunch & Learn series sponsored by the Reference & Adult Services Department of the Main Library. Questions? Contact Mary Moore at 256-532-5975 or askus@hmcpl.org.

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Write Right Lunch & Learn: "Publishing 101"

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Tuesday, May 8, 2012 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Write Right Lunch & Learn: "Publishing 101"

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.

Main Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

 

Presenter: Kimberly Lang, author of The Power and Glory (2011)

If you’re confused, overwhelmed, or simply mystified about what it takes to get your book from your desk onto a bookstore shelf, then this workshop has the answers you need. Learn the basics of the business, including publishing models, what agents actually do, and how to protect yourself from scam artists.

USA Today bestselling author, Kimberly Lang is a former ballet dancer and English teacher. She is president of the Heart of Dixie chapter of Romance Writers of America and a founding member of the The Writing Playground, a website for aspiring authors. Her forthcoming 2012 title is Redemption of a Hollywood Starlet.

 

The Reference Department of the Main Library sponsors the Write Right Lunch & Learns. The workshops are free of charge, and no registration is required. Bring a sack lunch. Drinks will be provided. Questions? Contact Mary Moore at 256-532-5975 or askus@hmcpl.org. Read more about Write Right Lunch & Learn: "Publishing 101"

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Write Right Lunch & Learn: Fundamentals of Freelancing

Interested in writing or editing for newspapers, magazines and websites? Then join us on Tuesday, January 10 for an informative presentation on "The Fundamentals of Freelancing."

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WordPress: Part Two

Justin Givens, president of Image in a Box, will offer an advanced class on the business uses of WordPress during the next Small Business Lunch & Learn on Monday, October 7, from noon to 1 p.m. in the second-floor Events Room of the Main Library. Read more about WordPress: Part Two

LearningQUEST Lunch & Learn: Why Bear Creek/Why Nickajack?

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Thursday, November 10, 2011 - 11:45am to 1:00pm
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Lunch & Learn: Why Bear Creek... Why Nickajack?

Instructor: David Robb
Dates: Thursday, November 10
Time: 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM (program begins at noon and ends by 1PM)
Location: Main Library Auditorium

Learn how early settlement attempts by Alabama’s long-forgotten, founding scoundrel Zachariah Cox, together with colorful maps of the colonial and federal eras, provide enlightening clues about the historical origins of these two major landmarks in Alabama’s quirky angled borders with Mississippi and Georgia. Read more about LearningQUEST Lunch & Learn: Why Bear Creek/Why Nickajack?

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LearningQUEST Lunch & Learn: Huntsville Air and Space

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Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 11:45am to 1:00pm
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Lunch & Learn: Huntsville Air and Space

Instructor: T. Gary Wicks
Dates: Thursday, 20 October
Time: 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM (program begins at noon and ends by 1PM)
Location: Main Library Auditorium

T. Gary Wicks will present a program based on his book Huntsville Air and Space. The Air Age in Huntsville Alabama began a century ago with Will Quick’s design and construction of a Flying Machine, which he demonstrated in 1908 for patenting and manufacture. The Space Age began in Huntsville a half a century later with the Von Braun rocket team’s design and construction of the Redstone Jupiter C, which, in 1958, places the free world’s first satellite, Explorer I, into the Earth’s orbit. A decade later in 1969, the Huntsville team performed human kind’s greatest technological achievement of the century with its Saturn V rocket – manned landings on the moon. Read more about LearningQUEST Lunch & Learn: Huntsville Air and Space

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