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Saturday, October 31st, 2015
Noon to 4 pm
Gold Star Park in Wetumpka, AL
Ready Street and Wharf Street
Great Music, Local Handcrafted Arts & Crafts, KidZone with Inflatables, Pony Rides, Petting Zoo, Swings, Train, Delicious Concessions, Business Booths, JAKES Trailer and More!
Would you like more information? Visit ourCraterfest page here! Vendor spaces are almost sold out!
See our Craterfest Webpage for details on all the activities:
We have partnered with the Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama to offer this exciting travel opportunity!
Savor a true taste of "Irish Splendor" when you spend the night in a stately castle. Learn to pour the perfect pint at the Guinness Storehouse. Stand in awe on the Cliffs of Moher. Tour rollicking Dublin. Sip on the "Water of Life" at the Tullamore Whiskey Distillery. Visit St. Patrick's Cathedral. Explore the spectacular Dingle Peninsula and drive the Slea Head road for majestic coastal views. Gaze upon the historic Rock of Cashel. Visit the famous Blarney Woolen Mills and the Gap of Dunloe where you can shop for traditional Irish goods. Kiss the Blarney Stone at Blarney Castle. From the breathtaking sights of Kerry to the historic Rock of Cashel, gaze across the countryside and culture of Ireland.
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Alabama Cotton Festival
Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015
8 AM - 2 PM
124 Main Street
Color the Town Pink Walk
Oct. 9, 2015
Wetumpka Civic Center Fountain
410 S. Main Street, Wetumpka, AL
SMALL BUSINESS WEBINARS:National Preparedness Month 2015 Programming
Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity can be an overwhelming subject. But it doesn’t have to be. By focusing on foundational elements, you can put together a rock solid recovery plan.
Conference Call | What You Need to Know About Exporting to Cuba
The Bureau of Industry (BIS) under the U.S. Department of Commerce has scheduled monthly call-in programs to field questions from the exporting community concerning the Cuba rule published on January 16, 2015. The calls are scheduled at 2:00 pm ET on the following days:
- October 13
- November 10
- December 8
Toll Free Number: 1-888-889-0538
Participant passcode: CUBA
The Affordable Care Act 101 Webinar Series
Find out how to navigate the opportunities in health care through the Affordable Care Act 101 webinar series. Registration is free, but required.
The webinar takes place every other Thursday at 2 PM ET.
The Affordable Care Act 101 in Spanish takes place once monthly on Tuesdays at 4 pm ET/1 pm PT.
For more information on what the health care law means for small businesses, check out www.sba.gov/healthcare.
Event | ChallengeHER, Santa Ana
Matchmaking Opportunities for Women in Federal Contracting
- Thursday, October 8, 2015
- Registration 8:00am
- Sessions 9:00am to 12:30pm
The ChallengeHER campaign leverages the resources of the SBA, WIPP and American Express OPEN to connect women-owned businesses with decision makers and procurement officials at federal agencies and prime contractors to receive guidance on how best to sell their goods and services to them. This program is focused on the Woman Owned Small Business set aside program providing you with insight and tools on how to market to the government.
Registration is required to attend.
Blog | How Revenue Based Financing Helps Bank-Blocked Business Owners
According to the latest US Bureau of Labor and Statistics research, there are approximately 28 million small businesses in the United States. At some point, every small business needs extra funding. Did you know one in three small business owners borrow money from family and friends, while 75 percent of funding comes from bank loans and credit according to Bolt Insurance?
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