Business & Industry

Local Highlights

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September 6, 2016

Do you live in a home that is an energy hog and YOU want to fix it up? Join us for FREE workshops on home improvement. Hosted by Bill McAnally, Scott Timm and Bob Yapp. All highly qualified in their fields. Bill with "Sealing Your Home" on Sept. 19th. Scott with " Building Science and Weatherization" on Sept. 21st. Bob with "Old Window Restoration, Historic Preservation of Buildings, and Exterior Painting" on Sept. 24th. Call the Extension Office for more details. 641-472-4166

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August 29, 2016

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a class designed to provide you—the family caregiver—with the skills you need to take care of yourself. When you take care of yourself, everyone benefits. Dates: Nov. 16, 23, 30 and Dec. 7, 14, 21 Time: 1:00 to 2:30 pm  Location: Jefferson County Extension Office, 2606 West Burlington Ave. in Fairfield. Cost: $10.00

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August 17, 2016

Certification for Foodservice Managers and Workers. A Photo ID is required to take Certification Exam. Register online at http://goo.gl/XD7uQe or call 1-800-262-0015. Registration Fee is $150.00. Deadline to sign up is Sept. 20th. Class size is limited. Register early. 

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July 28, 2016

IOWA STATE EXTENSION AND OUTREACH WANTS YOU!!!

WE ARE SEEKING MORE VOLUNTEERS TO JOIN OUR TEAM

TO HELP OUR KIDS BECOME LEADERS OF TOMORROW!

 

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July 26, 2016

Location at Sunnybrook @ 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm Call 641-472-4166 for more info. 1:30 to 2:00 Check how residents stand with and/or without walking-standing walkers. Exercises for improving balance. Do's and Don'ts.


Statewide Resources

  • Helping the College of Engineering and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach carry out their land-grant university mission to improve the quality of life in Iowa by enhancing the performance of Iowa industry.

  • Get information about Iowa's winery and vineyard industry.

  • RECAP provides data and research on local economic, demographic, and social trends for business and communities.

  • Reports of recent and historical trends in the local retail trade sector by city.

  • The ISU Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship is a gateway that works in two directions. In one direction, ISU faculty, researchers, and students become connected to the entrepreneurial world. In the other, Iowa's business and entrepreneurial community gain access to an array of resources and information within Iowa State University.

  • The Agricultural Marketing Resource Center is an electronic, national resource for producers interested in value-added agriculture. Browse commodities and products, investigate market and industry trends, study business creation and operation, read research results and locate value-added resources.

  • Hotel, Restaurant, and Institution Management Extension provides resources for the hospitality industry.

  • Data on each county in Iowa including population demographics, education, retail sales, personal income, employment, occupation, housing, and family characteristics.

  • The Iowa Small Business Development Center (SBDC) conducts research, counsels, and trains business people in management, financing, and operating small businesses, and provides comprehensive information services and access to experts in a variety of fields.

  • Specialists have compiled a list of resources to help you prepare for and recover from natural disasters. Remember to take care of yourself and your family first; then deal with the things lost to the disaster.

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