Tuesdays through Nov. 30
Health insurance, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce, 1120 Lincoln St., in Wisconsin Rapids. Security Health Plan Account Executive Rhonda Riedel will discuss health insurance with area businesses. 715-486-5358.
? Starting and Surviving in Business, SCORE Workshop, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce, Gateway Plaza, 200 Washington St., Suite 120, Wausau. Online registration open. 715-845-6231, www.wausauchamber.com. Advance registration is required.
? CESA 8 offering Substitute Teacher Training Seminar, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., CESA 8 Office, 223 West Park St., Gillett. Presented by Sherry Petersen and Sandy Mayernick, Department of Public Instruction (DPI)-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.
? Community Connection Breakfast, 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., Stage Stop, 450 Orbiting Drive, Mosinee. $10 for members, 15 for non-members. 715-693-4330.
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. To register, call 715-343-6215. www.goldensandsrcd.org.
Small Business Development Center counseling, by appointment only from 9 a.m. to noon, Wausau Business Development Center, 100 N. 72nd Ave., Wausau. Confidential business counseling available without charge to current or prospective small business operators on issues ranging from financial management, to sources of capital. 715-346-4609
Saturday Sept. 28 to Nov. 2
Financial planning workshop, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. , 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, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.uwsp.edu/business.
Chamber annual meeting, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Grand, 401 Fourth St., Wausau. Featuring awards, professional networking with community leaders and keynote speaker Craig Culver. $35 per person through Sept. 19; $190 for group of six, $240 for group of eight. 715-845-6231, www.wausauchamber.com.