Thursday, February 16, 2017
10:15 - 10:45 am
Storytelling Yoga is a fun way to introduce your child to yoga! Through storytelling which incorporates song, art and movement, we explore Yoga poses including Down Dog, Turtle and Cobra. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle, yoga mat (if you have one), light blanket for relaxation and your child's favorite stuffed animal or blanket.
This program is open to children of all ages. No registration is necessary.
This program takes place during the regularly scheduled Circle Time.
Historian Katie Sibley and Owen Gilman, English Professor and Veteran, both of St. Joseph's University will lead this group covering program themes including: Why We Fight, Race and WWI, American Women at War, and At Home/Coming Home: The Toll of War.
Registration required at the Reference Desk or by calling 610.446.3082 x201.
Wednesday, November 15 -- 7:00 - 9:00 pm
If you are planning for that first hire, or growing your business by increasing the workforce, you will want to develop an appropriate strategy to attract, hire, deploy and develop new employees into your next superstars. This workshop will help sole proprietors exploring the hiring of additional staff, and existing businesses looking to expand their workforce. The workshop will aid in establishing a consistent strategic program to plan for the growth, perform the recruitment, orientation, and increase the effectiveness of the deployment and training of their staff. Presented by Warren Cook of Delaware and Chester County SCORE.
Let's Discuss Ergonomics: The Ability to Reduce Physical Stress and Increase Productivity in Your Business
Wednesday, October 25 -- 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Small business owners work in a fast-paced environment and can find themselves working in nontraditional or less than ideal workspaces. They are too busy taking care of business, often neglecting their own personal health. Whether you are a sole proprietor or employ 1-50 workers, business can benefit from implementing strategies that monitor and improve workplace setup to reduce risk of injury. This interactive presentation will educate participants on the steps to a successful ergonomics process as well as include take home advice for an ergonomic computer workstation setup. Presented by Kathy Dixon of Delaware and Chester County SCORE.
Wednesday, October 11 -- 7:00 - 9:00 pm
The Internet is a treasure trove of Social Communities, Directories, Media Channels, and Search Engines, each of which presents unique marketing opportunities in today’s internet dominated era.
This presentation explores each of these Internet environments and discusses marketing strategies to promote your brand, prospect for new business and generate new leads through the Internet. Presented by Cary Baskin of Delaware and Chester County SCORE.
(Identify the crucial components of your marketing plan)
Monday, May 15 -- 7:00 - 9:00 pm
The process for creating, communicating, selling and delivering your product, service, non-profit or event and managing customer relationships in ways that benefit require coordination, planning and implementation. Marketing is a constantly evolving process that should be included in your daily schedule. Take away tools that you can implement immediately! Presented by Doreen McGettigan of Delaware and Chester County SCORE.
To register, click here.
Wednesdays, April 19 & 26 -- 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Personal laptops with Quickbooks software optional.
Session 1 - April 19: How to Get Started
- Best Practices for using QuickBooks: Using the software, Developing a bookkeeping process, and What the business owner should know
- Tips and Tricks: Shortcuts, software features and 15 points
- Where to get more training or help
Session 2 - April 29: Make QuickBooks Work for you
Are you suing QuickBooks for the basics but want to learn more? Join us as we explore Payroll, Jobs and Inventory. Learn to customize and save reports. Walk away with tips, tricks and best practice ideas.
Presented by Paula Paisley of Delaware and Chester County SCORE.
Cost; $15 fee to cover both workshops payable at the door by cash or check made out to "Chester County SCORE." Registration is also required. To register, click here.
in the Community Room
Cost: $20 for all three workshops payable at the door by cash or check made out to "Chester County SCORE."
Registration required. Please bring your personal laptop.
Wednesday, March 29 -- 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Learn how to dismantle the seven roadblocks to financial success and take an in-depth tour of six major financial planning topics: risk management, cash management, investment concepts, tax management, retirement planning and estate conservation. Business owners will learn the basic concepts and approaches for investment, retirement income planning, tax-deferral strategies, executive benefits, business succession planning and more. Presented by Michael Briglia of Delaware and Chester County SCORE.
How to Write an Effective Business Plan
Monday, March 13 -- 7:00 - 9:00 pm
A good business plan is the key element for launching or growing a business enterprise. But the business plan is not a "once and done" document to be put on the shelf. Successful businesses know how to use the business plan to run their enterprises. This presentation focuses on what a business plan is and what it is not. The attendee will learn why the business plan is so important and how it is used ot make a variety of business decisions. The presentation concludes with a discussion of the various components of the business plan and their place in the document. Presented by Bob Wingerter of Delaware and Chester County SCORE.