Saturday and Monday
Entrepreneurial Boot Camp, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 14, and 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 16, Wausau Business Development Center, 100 N. 72nd Ave., Wausau. An intensive learning program to train potential entrepreneurs, Boot Camp is to provide participants with a working tool they can utilize in business development, including marketing, accounting, legal aspects and success stories. Romey Wagner, 715-848-2016, email@example.com.
? Golden Sands Home Builders Association Installation and Awards Banquet, 6 p.m., Sky Club Supper Club, 2202 Post Road, Plover. Social at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m., program at 8 p.m. RSVP by Sept. 10. $25 per person. Send check payable to Golden Sands Home Builders Assn., 1001 Theater Drive, Plover, WI 54467. www.gshba.org.
? Introduction to Entrepreneurial Training Program, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Wausau Entrepreneurial & Education Center, 100 N. 72nd Ave., Wausau. Dorothy Snyder, 715-346-3861; firstname.lastname@example.org. www.uwsp.edu/conted/sbdc/pages/entrepreneurial. Brief introduction to the Entrepreneurial Training Program and how it can help you write a business plan for start-ups or growing your business.
ACCESSing Global Business Opportunities, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Jefferson Street Inn, 201 Jefferson St., Wausau. $35. Online registration open. Panelists include Koreen Grube, U.S. Export Assistance Center; Lora Klenke, vice president for International Business, WEDC; Joni Geroux, UW-Stout Manufacturing Outreach Center; Dave Kallstrom, Greenheck Corp.; and Ben Reif, Wausau Coated Products. Keynote Speaker Consul General Zhao Weiping of the Chinese Consulate, Chicago, will talk about the current economic situation and business opportunities in China.
CESA 8 offering Substitute Teacher Training Seminar, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., CESA 8 Office, 223 West Park Street, Gillett. Presented by Sherry Petersen and Sandy Mayernick, Department of Public Instruction-endorsed instructors and active substitute teachers. One-day, comprehensive program. Topics include discipline/management techniques, important health and safety information, expectations from the classroom teacher, special education concerns and sample emergency lesson plans, with time allowed for networking and questions from participants. Registration due by Sept. 17 or when class is full. Fulfills DPI's requirement of training for a person with a bachelor's degree (but not a teaching degree) and will qualify you for a three-year short term substitute teacher permit. $100.
Income Opportunities in Agriculture workshop: One-on-One Help for Farmers, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Northcentral Technical College, 1000 Campus Drive, Wausau. Free. Lunch provided, transportation stipend offered. Find out if you qualify for assistance programs, get language assistance for filling out forms, hear minority-run farm success stories, hear from experts on managed grazing, increase farmers' market profits and add value to your produce. Hmong and Spanish translators on-site.
Sept. 28 to Nov. 2
Financial planning workshop, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, Sept. 28 to Nov. 2, Room 209, College of Professional Studies Building on the UW-Stevens Point campus. Covers financial planning, insurance, investments, taxes, retirement and estate planning. You may attend the entire series, a single session or a choice of any three sessions. Cost for any one session is $200, including class materials. Entire six-session series is $700. 715-346-3861 for Dorothy Snyder, 715-346-3838, email@example.com or visit www.uwsp.edu/business.