Classes, workshops and webinars: SBA offers emerging leaders initiative

  • Fri Mar 7th, 2014 11:49am

The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering the free “Preparing for Severe Spring Weather” webinar from 11 a.m. to noon on March 11. It offers low-cost, efficient steps you can take to make sure your company, clients and employees are safe in case of a storm. Space is limited. Register at www1.gotomeeting.com/register/191715953

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Nonprofit organizations and the Consulate of Mexico in Seattle will offer information regarding homeownership, small business development and education, all presented in the Spanish language. The “Expo Finanzas: Su Dinero, Su Futuro” is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 15 at the Monroe/Sky Valley Family YMCA. Go to www.snocoabc.org to learn more.

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A free Washington State Housing Finance Commission Homebuyer Workshop will be hosted by RE/MAX Real Estate and HomeStreet Bank from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 22 in Lynnwood. Attendees will learn basic strategies for today’s market. Federal tax Ccedits for first time buyers will also be covered. Call 425-770-5504 for seating confirmation and additional information.

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For the fifth consecutive year, the U.S. Small Business Administration Seattle District Office is offering the Emerging Leaders training initiative for local businesses on the brink of growth. There are 15 available seats for the 2014 program in Seattle. Applications are accepted through March 17. For more information, visit www.sba.gov/emergingleaders.

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Take your company’s green-purchasing power to the next level at a day-long workshop, “Green Purchasing: Beyond the Basics,” on May 8 This free event, hosted by Snohomish County, features nationally recognized local speakers and a variety of green purchasing topics. For more information and to register go to http://tinyurl.com/q9t4q4q. Contact Lisa Dulude with questions at 425-388-3965.