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Health & Human Service Agency hosts job fair June 23; prep event June 6

Health & Human Service Agency hosts job fair June 23; prep event June 6

More than 40 employers will gather in Woodland on June 23 to offer jobs to those seeking employment.  Prior to that, on June 6, the Yolo County’s Health & Human Services Agency will be available to help job seekers prepare for the job fair.

Employment services experts will be on hand on June 6 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Yolo County Health & Human Services Agency, located at 25 N. Cottonwood Street in Woodland, to help job seekers succeed at the job fair, including tips for properly completing job applications, preparing resumes and nailing the interview.  Those interested in attending the prep event are encouraged to RSVP at: www.signupgenius.com/go/20f054eabaf22abfa7-howtoget.

Midtown Business Association gains approval to renew business district through 2027

Midtown Business Association gains approval to renew business district through 2027

The Midtown Business Association (MBA) recently received approval by stakeholders to renew the PBID (Property & Business Improvement District) for another 10 years. In addition, the Midtown PBID coverage area will expand to include the neighboring Alhambra corridor starting in 2017.  With the expanded footprint, MBA will service the Midtown area from 16th to Alhambra and from the Governor’s Mansion to the new Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op.

Finalists Announced in "Calling All Dreamers" Competition

Finalists Announced in "Calling All Dreamers" Competition

The competition to open a new storefront in downtown Sacramento is heating up. The Downtown Sacramento Foundation (DSF) announced the five finalists in the fourth annual Calling All Dreamers business competition. The public is encouraged to weigh in on which business they want to see downtown by voting online for their favorite concept at www.callingalldreamers.org, until 5 p.m., May 31.

The aspiring business owners vying to win a start-up incentive package valued at approximately $110,000 are The Dog Society, Gaucho Garcia, Milk and Sugar, Oblivion Comics & Coffee and Studio Fig.

THE DOG SOCIETY

Owner: Amber Dunahoo

Wedding Pro Annual Gala "Down the Rabbit Hole: We're All Mad Here"

Wedding Pro Annual Gala "Down the Rabbit Hole: We're All Mad Here"

“You’re entirely bonkers. But I’ll tell you a secret, all the best people are.”    -The Mad Hatter

This is the Wedding Industry event of the year! It's a Gala, a Recognition Dinner, Awards Dinner and a night on the town, all rolled into one evening.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016, 6:00-9:00 p.m., Tsakopoulos Library Galleria in Sacramento.

La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries Expanding Staff in Showrooms; Hiring Up to 15 New Associates

La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries Expanding Staff in Showrooms; Hiring Up to 15 New Associates

The local owners of La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries are expanding staff in their greater Sacramento area showrooms and currently have immediate openings for up to 15 new sales professional/associate designer positions.  Positions are open in their Sacramento, West Sacramento, Roseville, Elk Grove and Gold River stores.  This staff expansion effort will help the local company ramp up for 2016.

“As the economy continues to improve, our business continues to grow and we’re especially excited for 2016 when we will begin a series of renovations in our already beautiful showrooms,” said Jim Reego, co-owner of seven La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries stores in Northern California.

Day of Education for Wedding Pros August 24

Day of Education for Wedding Pros August 24

"Tragedy to Triumph," presented by Charleton Churchill) who was in Nepal  to photograph a wedding at Mt Everest basecamp when the earthquake hit) is the Keynote for the Sacramento Association for Wedding Professionals Conference and Trade Show.

The conference is Monday, August 24, 2015, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the Mack Powell Event Center (in the Sacramento Association of Realtor Building).

This day of education for all professionals in the Wedding industry, includes training on getting the most out of advertising, profiting from owning a wedding business, working well with other professionals, balancing running a business with having a personal life, grass roots marketing, and customer service.

Conference fees include all seminars, breakfast, lunch, trade show, parking and networking.