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Wednesday, October 17, 2018Educational

Paychex: TOP 5 Human Resource Issues Facing Small Businesses

Now more than ever, small business owners face real challenges of protecting themselves and their company through creating and developing strong human resource procedures. This seminar highlights 5 of the most critical HR issues many employers face day in day out. These topics will include:

interviewing candidates
onboarding employees
discipline and termination
2018 compliance issues
employee performance and documentation.

If you are a small business owner or about to start a company, this seminar is for you!

When:
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 9:30 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
SCORE Learning Center 
500 S. Australian Ave
Suite 115
West Palm Beach, FL 33401 

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018Educational

2 CPE Credits: Writing A Business Plan for Success

A step-by-step 2.5 hour workshop that arms each participant with the fundamentals on how to write an effective and winning business plan. This is useful for anyone in the process of starting a new business or for someone who started a new business in the past couple years. It also discusses the importance of the Business Plan, how to tailor it to the audience it's being presented to, and how SCORE will assist you as you develop your plan through free one-on-one mentoring.

The workshop content will include such things as:

Why do you need a business plan
What your business plan needs to include
The importance of the Executive Summary & what must be included
Making the plan shorter & more dynamic
Suggestions on developing the required financial projections & making them realistic
The real truth about who reads business plans & how they evaluate them
Owning your own business is one of the classic American dreams; if you are committed to taking your new or existing venture to the next level, then having a winning Business Plan is essential, and this workshop will send you on your way to having a Plan tailored to your individual needs, and not one based on some generic template.

When:
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 10:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
SCORE Learning Center 
500 S. Australian Ave
Suite 115
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

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Thursday, October 25, 2018Educational

2 CPE Credits: Legal and Tax Implications of Starting a Busi

This workshop will show you how to set up your business the right way, minimize taxes and personal liability, and protect your hard earned assets. Many new business owners do not spend enough time to ensure that they choose the right legal entity when formally setting up their business.  Don’t push off legal and tax issues if you see them as boring and confusing!  The tax system and tax law can be used as an avenue to potential success for your business.  You should understand the legal and tax issues that affect your business and become empowered to discover the path to success in business. Join us for an interactive workshop that will provide you with a wealth of information necessary to start or formalize your young or evolving business.

During the workshop, you will:

See step-by-step how to register your business in the state of Florida
Learn which business entity may help you avoid personal liability in your business
Discover which business entity may save you taxes
Determine which business entity may protect your assets
Understand how your choice in business affects management structure
Find out where to seek business law and tax advice
Create corporate and business forms that protect you and your business
Gather information concerning necessary licenses, state and local taxes, minimum wage, and other regulations.
This workshop will add clarity to what is a confusing subject for many people.  Learn the difference between sole proprietorship, LLC, “S” or “C” corporations, partnerships, and much more.

When:
Thursday, October 25, 2018 10:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
SCORE Learning Center 
500 S. Australian Ave
Suite 115
West Palm Beach, FL 33401 

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Saturday, October 27, 2018Children's Event

Boo Bash: Father-Daughter Dance

Boo Bash: Father-Daughter Dance

Ballet Palm Beach hosts its annual father-daughter dance at the PGA National Resort.

Held just days before Halloween, this enchanted evening for dads and daughters will include raffles, dinner, dancing, and a costume contest! Proceeds from this event fund production costs for the ballet company and academy scholarships.

Pricing: $95 per father/daughter, $40 per additional daughter, $55 additional adult


When:
Saturday, October 27, 2018 6:00 PM thru 09:00 PM
Where:
PGA National Resort & Spa
400 Ave of the Champions
West Palm Beach

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Thursday, November 01, 2018Business

5 CPE Credits: Financial Tools For Your Business

In this 3 Workshop Certificate Program “Financial Tools For Your Business” , learn about:

Basic Excel (9:00 AM - 10:30 AM) (1.5 CPE Credits)

Learn how to start using Excel to help manage your business’ finances.  In this workshop we will go through the basics of setting up a simple spreadsheet and how to format the cells for the type of information you want to report. We will go over basic formulas, how to auto fill, make simple charts and then print and save your data.At the end of this workshop, you will understand how to start working with Excel, and how to explore additional functions on your own.

QuickBooks 101  (10:30 AM - 12 PM) (1.5 CPE Credits) 
This introduction to QuickBooks Desktop is designed to teach you the basics of QuickBooks Desktop so that you can use it to keep your business financial records. This workshop is more than a cursory overview and will help you to understand:

Versions of QuickBooks that are available
Chart of Accounts
Items List & how to set them up
Purchase orders & receiving merchandise
Add new customers & manage existing ones
Entering sales receipts & invoices
Entering & paying bills
Receiving payments & making deposits
… and more   
QuickBooks On-Line (12 PM - 2 PM) (2 CPE Credits)   
This introduction to QuickBooks Online workshop is designed to teach you the basics of QuickBooks Online so that you can use it to keep your business financial records. This workshop is more than an overview and will help you to understand:

Why choose QuickBooks Online 
Versions Available 
Chart of Accounts  
Products & Services   
Purchase Orders  
Adding Customers & managing existing ones  
Creating Sales Receipts & Invoices  
Entering & paying bills 
Receiving payments & making deposits  
... and more

Fee: 
For This Certificate Program (All 3 Workshops):
$59 Early Bird ( By October 26)
$79 ( After October 26 )
$89 ( At the door )
 
OR

For each individual workshop:
$25 Online Registration, $30 At the door


When:
Thursday, November 01, 2018 9:00 AM thru 02:00 PM
Where:
SCORE Learning Center 
500 S. Australian Ave
Suite 115
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

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Friday, November 02, 2018Arts and Crafts

Gatsby

Gatsby
Gatsby is the transformation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s great American novel, The Great Gatsby, into compelling dance drama. Set in the Roaring Twenties, the tale is told through the eyes of Nick Carraway, neighbor to the enigmatic Jay Gatsby. Gatsby’s pursuit of Daisy Buchanan leads to amazing wealth and tragic endings. Gatsby is the creation of Artistic Director Colleen Smith with music by Django Reinhardt, Fats Waller, Richard Whiting, Aaron Copland and other greats from the 1920’s.

Ages 10 and up. No babies in arms or strollers permitted in the auditorium.

November 2-4, 2018
+ Friday at 7:00 pm
+ Saturday at 1 pm & 7:00 pm
+ Sunday at 4 pm 

The King’s Academy
Page Family Center for Performing Arts
8401 Belvedere Road, West Palm Beach FL 33411

For tickets, please call 888.718.4253


When:
from Friday, November 02, 2018 7:00 PM
thru Sunday, November 04, 2018 7:00 PM
Where:
The King’s Academy
Page Family Center for Performing Arts
8401 Belvedere Road, West Palm Beach FL 33411

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Tuesday, November 06, 2018Business

2 CPE Credits: Financial Forecasting for your Business Plan

As a business owner, you know that your financial projections are an important part of your business plan – yet projections are challenging to create.

When you attend this workshop, you will leave with an understanding of how to accomplish this task as well as a blueprint and structured method to develop realistic projections for a good business plan:

Learn how to do your research, analysis, and outlook. 


Fee: $25 In Advance , $30 At the Door
Cash or Check only accepted at the door

* A NASBA-Approved Group Live Session  
Program Level - Basic
Recommended Field of Study - Business Management &
Organization
No prerequisites or advance preparation necessary
SCORE/Palm Beach is registered with the National Association of
State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing
professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.
State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of
individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered
sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors
through its web site: www.nasbaregistry.org.

When:
Tuesday, November 06, 2018 10:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
SCORE Learning Center 
500 S. Australian Ave
Suite 115
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

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Saturday, November 10, 2018Business

Women Empower Expo

Women Empower Expo (WEX) is an experiential one-day event taking place in select cities across North America. The WEX experience is filled with workshops, panels, breakout sessions, a pitch competition, networking lounge, woman-owned marketplace, author book signing, mindset stage and much more. The mission for all of our events is to empower, educate and equip women with the knowledge and community to create and grow successful businesses.


This will be our third time returning to Fort Lauderdale and the event will feature over 50 speakers, 70 local and woman-owned businesses in our marketplace, influencer meet and greets, and a female founders pitch competition. We expect to attract over 2,500 female leaders, entrepreneurs, and executives.



When:
from Saturday, November 10, 2018 10:00 AM
thru Tuesday, November 20, 2018 5:00 PM
Where:
Broward County Convention Center

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018Business

Grant Writing and Resource Development

Getting grant funds for your business

Whether you are a for-profit business enterprise or a non-profit organization, grants can be the financial lifeblood of your business... but if you don't know what you're doing, the grant finding process can be intimidating and prohibitively time-consuming. Don't let it be a roadblock to the success of your business - learn all about grants and open the door to all the potential funding resources out there. Do it for yourself and your organization's bottom line - we will show you how! Topics to include:

What is a grant?
What are the different types of grants?
What are the major components of a grant?
What is a common grant application
How do I handle grant rejection?
What are other sources of fundraising?
Discover a universe of funding opportunities when you learn about grants for your organization. Your time will be time well spent, so get ready to learn all about grants and "SCORE" funding for your business today!

Fee: $25 in advance, $30 at the door.

Cash or Check only accepted at the door

When:
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 6:00 PM thru 08:30 PM
Where:
Keiser University 
2085 Vista Parkway
Room 105
West Palm Beach, FL 33411

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Thursday, November 15, 2018Business

Free Workshop: Introduction to Business Ownership

Are you thinking about starting your own business?

Do you know if you have what it takes to be a successful business owner?

This workshop will help you decide if you are ready to take the plunge to become a business owner or if you may be better off keeping your day job.

Have all of your questions answered by a SCORE Certified Mentor.

Fee: FREE

When:
Thursday, November 15, 2018 10:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
SCORE Learning Center 
500 S. Australian Ave
Suite 115
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018Business

Women Owned Businesses Certification; What you need to know!

Government entities and private corporations spend billions of dollars annually purchasing goods and services. Many of these organizations have quotas for qualified women owned businesses.  How do you become qualified? It requires going through a certification process that can be complex, but rewarding.  In this workshop you'll learn about the various types of certifications and how you can leverage it to increase your revenue and grow your business.

If you are a woman owned business, this workshop is a must for you!  

Fee: $25 in advance, $30 at the door.  

When:
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 6:00 PM thru 08:30 PM
Where:
Keiser University 
2085 Vista Parkway
Room 105
West Palm Beach, FL 33411 

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Friday, November 30, 2018Holiday

Ballet Palm Beach's The Nutcracker

Ballet Palm Beach's The Nutcracker
Ballet Palm Beach leaps into the season with holiday classic, The Nutcracker.

The Nutcracker is the coming-of-age story of Marie who receives a mysterious gift on Christmas Eve. Adventures ensue as Tchaikovsky’s score draws Marie into a terrifying battle with the Mouse King, past a mystical snowstorm, and to the prince’s Enchanted Kingdom. A perfect treat for the young and the young-at heart!

Act 1- 60 min. Intermission- 20 min. Act 2- 45 min.

Generously sponsored in part by Randy & Rebecca Doane, Sean & Erin McGould, The Rodila Family, and Rob & Amy Swan.

November 30- December 1
+ Friday at 7:30 pm
+ Saturday at 2 pm & 7:30 pm
Kravis Center for the Performing Arts – Dreyfoos Hall

701 Okeechobee Boulevard in West Palm Beach

Box Office: 561.832.7469 or 800.572.8471
Public sale open NOW
$19-$89

Group Deal: (please call box office to secure)
Group of 10-49 gets 10% discount
Group of 50+ gets 15% discount

December 13-16
+ Thursday at 7:00 pm
+ Friday at 7:00 pm
+ Saturday at 1 pm & 7:00 pm
+ Sunday at 4 pm
The King’s Academy-Page Family Center for Performing Arts

8401 Belvedere Road in West Palm Beach
Box Office: 888.718.4253
$30-$45    


When:
from Friday, November 30, 2018 7:30 PM
thru Sunday, December 16, 2018 6:00 PM
Where:
Nov 30-Dec 1
At Kravis Center for Performing Arts 

701 Okeechobee Boulevard in West Palm Beach

Dec 13-16
at Page Family Center for Performing Arts at The King's Academy
8401 Belvedere Road in West Palm Beach
 

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Wednesday, December 05, 2018Business

2 CPE Credits: Writing a Business Plan for Success

A step-by-step 2.5 hour workshop that arms each participant with the fundamentals on how to write an effective and winning business plan. This is useful for anyone in the process of starting a new business or for someone who started a new business in the past couple years. It also discusses the importance of the Business Plan, how to tailor it to the audience it's being presented to, and how SCORE will assist you as you develop your plan through free one-on-one mentoring.

The workshop content will include such things as:

Why do you need a business plan
What your business plan needs to include
The importance of the Executive Summary & what must be included
Making the plan shorter & more dynamic
Suggestions on developing the required financial projections & making them realistic
The real truth about who reads business plans & how they evaluate them
Owning your own business is one of the classic American dreams; if you are committed to taking your new or existing venture to the next level, then having a winning Business Plan is essential, and this workshop will send you on your way to having a Plan tailored to your individual needs, and not one based on some generic template.

Fee:  $25 in advance, $30 at the door
Cash or Check only accepted at the door

* A NASBA-Approved Group Live Session  
Program Level - Basic
Recommended Field of Study - Business Management &
Organization
No prerequisites or advance preparation necessary
SCORE/Palm Beach is registered with the National Association of
State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing
professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.
State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of
individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered
sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors
through its web site: www.nasbaregistry.org.

When:
Wednesday, December 05, 2018 6:00 PM thru 08:30 PM
Where:
Keiser University 
2085 Vista Parkway
Room 105
West Palm Beach, FL 33411

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Thursday, December 06, 2018Business

Starting A Non-Profit Organization Might Be A Smart Decision

Hoping to start a nonprofit organization?

Find out the secrets to launch a successful nonprofit in Florida.

Learn how to show that your organization is established for the “greater good,” to make it easier to qualify for both IRS and Florida’s regulations.

Instructor Penny Pompei, a nonprofit expert and SCORE’s Former Chapter Chair, shows you how to complete your application and helps guide you to success.

Fee: $25 in advance, $30 at the door

Cash or Check only accepted at the door

When:
Thursday, December 06, 2018 2:00 PM thru 04:00 PM
Where:
SCORE Learning Center 
500 S. Australian Ave
Suite 115
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018Business

Free Workshop: Introduction to Business Ownership

Are you thinking about starting your own business?

Do you know if you have what it takes to be a successful business owner?

This workshop will help you decide if you are ready to take the plunge to become a business owner or if you may be better off keeping your day job.

Have all of your questions answered by a SCORE Certified Mentor.

Fee: FREE

When:
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 10:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
SCORE Learning Center 
500 S. Australian Ave
Suite 115
West Palm Beach, FL 33401  

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018Business

2 CPE Credits: Legal and Tax Implications of Starting a Busi

This workshop will show you how to set up your business the right way, minimize taxes and personal liability, and protect your hard earned assets. Many new business owners do not spend enough time to ensure that they choose the right legal entity when formally setting up their business.  Don’t push off legal and tax issues if you see them as boring and confusing!  The tax system and tax law can be used as an avenue to potential success for your business.  You should understand the legal and tax issues that affect your business and become empowered to discover the path to success in business. Join us for an interactive workshop that will provide you with a wealth of information necessary to start or formalize your young or evolving business.

During the workshop, you will:

See step-by-step how to register your business in the state of Florida
Learn which business entity may help you avoid personal liability in your business
Discover which business entity may save you taxes
Determine which business entity may protect your assets
Understand how your choice in business affects management structure
Find out where to seek business law and tax advice
Create corporate and business forms that protect you and your business
Gather information concerning necessary licenses, state and local taxes, minimum wage, and other regulations.
This workshop will add clarity to what is a confusing subject for many people.  Learn the difference between sole proprietorship, LLC, “S” or “C” corporations, partnerships, and much more.

Fee: $25 In Advance , $30 At the Door
Cash or Check only accepted at the door

* A NASBA-Approved Group Live Session  
Program Level - Basic
Recommended Field of Study - Business Management &
Organization
No prerequisites or advance preparation necessary
SCORE/Palm Beach is registered with the National Association of
State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing
professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.
State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of
individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered
sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors
through its web site: www.nasbaregistry.org.

When:
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 6:00 PM thru 08:30 PM
Where:
Keiser University 
2085 Vista Parkway
Room 105
West Palm Beach, FL 33411 

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018Business

2 CPE Credits: Financial Forecasting for your Business Plan

As a business owner, you know that your financial projections are an important part of your business plan – yet projections are challenging to create.

When you attend this workshop, you will leave with an understanding of how to accomplish this task as well as a blueprint and structured method to develop realistic projections for a good business plan:

Learn how to do your research, analysis, and outlook. 


Fee: $25 In Advance , $30 At the Door
Cash or Check only accepted at the door

* A NASBA-Approved Group Live Session  
Program Level - Basic
Recommended Field of Study - Business Management &
Organization
No prerequisites or advance preparation necessary
SCORE/Palm Beach is registered with the National Association of
State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing
professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.
State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of
individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered
sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors
through its web site: www.nasbaregistry.org.

When:
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 6:00 PM thru 08:30 PM
Where:
Keiser University 
2085 Vista Parkway
Room 105
West Palm Beach, FL 33411 

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