Highway to Work - The Alameda County Youth Employment program, "Highway to Work," is a collaborative effort with the Oakland Private Industry Council and 12 Bay Area partnering organizations offering fully subsidized summer employment for youth ages 15-18. The youth have been pre-identified by the county, and with the help of local business they will be provided with meaningful, worthwhile summer work experiences. Info: Robin Raveneau at (510) 768-4402 or email@example.com
Long Term Care Insurance - A free 30-minute webinar on tax advantages for business owners and sole proprietors using Long Term Care insurance will be held on Thursday, July 26 from 10-10:30 p.m. with Paula Taylor of LTC Partners & Insurance Services. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or (800) 303-1103.
Workshops at the Chamber - Hilliard Management Group will conduct a seminar on Basic Bookkeeping (bookkeeping terms and processes) at the Chamber offices on Thursday, July 26 from 9 a.m. to noon, and then conduct a hands-on workshop on Intermediate QuickBooks that same afternoon from 1 to 5 p.m. The bookkeeping seminar costs $35 per person, while the QuickBooks workshop is $79. Chamber member discount code is "OakCOC." Info: (510) 655-2041 or www.hilliardmg.com
Is Your Business Prepared? - PG&E is approaching Peak Day pricing rates. Are you prepared? To help business customers learn and prepare for upcoming electric rate changes, the East Bay Chapter of IFMA (International Facility Management Association) will host a special presentation and discussion on Thursday, July 26 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Peterson Power Systems, 2700 Teagarden St. in San Leandro. Experts from PG&E will discuss the approaching Time-Varying and Peak Day pricing rates. To register, visit http://ifmaeb.org/event/event-details.php?id=74
Bring Your Kids - 1st United Services Credit Union is sponsoring "Bring Your Kids to Your Credit Union Day" on Friday, July 27 at the Rockridge branch, 5112 Broadway, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free mini educational workshops as well as games and prizes will be featured.
Walk for Justice - Unite against human trafficking by participating in Walk for Justice 2012, which will be held in Oakland on Saturday, Aug. 4, or help sponsor the event. Info: (510) 473-7283 or at email@example.com
Art & Soul - The city continues to raise the bar for its successful flagship festival, Art & Soul Oakland, on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 4-5 in downtown Oakland. Now in its 12th year of offering top-flight talent, food from all over the globe, hundreds of artisan booths, and the largest family fun zone of any festival in the Bay Area, the event this year adds a late-night bash and cutting-edge art show to the festivities. Info: www.ArtandSoulOakland.com or (510) 444-CITY.
Introduction to QuickBooks - Anders Johansson CPA will hold an Introduction to QuickBooks seminar at the Chamber offices on Wednesday, Aug. 15 from 2 to 4 p.m. The seminar will feature an overview of QuickBooks and the different versions available. The cost is $35 per person. For registration and class details, visit www.sf-accounting.com or www.eventbrite.com/org/2507228600
Intermediate QuickBooks - Anders Johansson CPA will hold an Intermediate QuickBooks seminar at the Chamber offices on Wednesday, Aug. 29 from 2 to 4 p.m. Learn to set up inventory, generate purchase orders and pay sales tax, among many other things. The cost is $35 per person. For registration and class details, visit www.sf-accounting.com or www.eventbrite.com/org/2507228600
Mayor's Summer Stars Camping Program - Help 5th, 6th and 7th graders in East and West Oakland attend summer camp. Info: (510) 615-5758 or www.oaklandpal.org
Tom Williams Memorial Golf Tourney - As Williams Adley celebrates its 30th anniversary it will honor the legacy of company founder Tom Williams, Jr. with the Tom Williams Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament at Oakland's Sequoyah Country Club on Monday, Sept. 17. Proceeds will benefit the American Heart Association. Register at www.ca.williamsadley.com/golfregister Info: (510) 893-8114.