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Content Marketing: Today's Key to Getting Found On the Internet

August 12, 2014-

There are still a few spaces left for Content Marketing: Today's Key To Getting Found On the Internet co-sponsored with SCORE Chicago. Learn the "hows" and "whys" of developing and presenting information that will solve people's problems and answer their questions through content marketing. Presented by Michael Yublosky in the Zimmerman Room at 7:00 pm. Register here.

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Read to Feed with Cook Street Coffee

August 8, 2014-

On Sunday, August 10th, Cook Street Coffee will donate 10% of proceeds to Read to Feed, which benefits local Barrington food pantries. They are located at 100 E Station Street in Barrington. Learn more about Read to Feed here.

Also, you still have 1 week to enter your books for the Summer Library Club! Every book that you read goes toward the goal of 1,500 total books. Once that goal is met, the local businesses listed will donate a portion of their proceeds to local Barrington food pantries. Register here.

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Marketing Boot Camp at Small Business Development Center

August 7, 2014-

The Small Business Development Center at Harper College will host a three-session marketing boot camp beginning on September 16th. View the information here.

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Women's Biz Net Committee

August 4, 2014-

Job seekers, entrepreneurs, business owners and professionals: check out and 'like' the Women's Biz Net Facebook Page for the latest WBN updates and news and connect with other dynamic business women. The Women's Biz Net Committee promotes professional and personal growth of the Barrington Area Female Workforce. Also, a random name will be picked from the pool of 'likes' for a voucher to attend a future Women's BizNet Luncheon for free! Women's Biz Net networking luncheons are held monthly with thought leaders presenting on topics that are pertinent to professional and personal growth. See complete schedule here. Contest runs through Labor Day 2014.

 

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Read to Feed with McDonald's in Barrington

August 1, 2014-

On Monday, August 4th, Bear Family McDonald's Restaurants in Barrington will donate 15% of their increase in sales that day to Read to Feed, which benefits local Barrington food pantries. This is valid at their 227 W Northwest Highway Barrington location.

For upcoming Read to Feed locations: Get details on our website or see the full list of businesses and dates in the summer Check It Out newsletter.

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Free Job Seekers Classes

July 30, 2014-

Job seekers: Saint Hubert Job and Networking Ministry offers workshops for job seekers that are free, non-denominational, and open to all professions. Click here for a flyer with upcoming events.

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Arlington Heights WorkNet Center Free Workshops

July 29, 2014-

Harper College's Workforce and Economic Development Department is offering free workshops for the month of August at the Arlington Heights WorkNet Center. You can view the list of workshops here or by visiting here. Please note that pre-registration is required and on-site registration is not available.

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Read to Feed: Georgio's Chicago Pizzeria and Pub

June 28, 2014-

Georgio's Chicago Pizzeria and Pub's South Barrington location will donate 15% of proceeds for dine-in service and 10% of carry-out orders to Read to Feed, which benefits Barrington food pantries. Must bring voucher provided by the library. Georgio's Chicago Pizzeria and Pub is located at 100 W Higgins Rd in South Barrington.


For upcoming Read to Feed locations: Get details on our website or see the full list of businesses and dates in the summer Check It Out newsletter.

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8 Steps to Develop a Steady Stream of New and Repeat Business

July 22, 2014-

On Wednesday, July 23 Sasha Berson. CEO and Founder of Berson Business Development, will show you how to create your action plan in an 8-step systematic process that generates new and repeat business. The event begins at 7:00 pm at the Barrington Area Library. Registration is available here.

Questions? Feel free to get in touch with Barbara Alvarez, Business Liaison Librarian, at balvarez@balibrary.org or 847-382-1300 x3070

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