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Tri-State in Training: Business Planning for Profit set to start Tuesday at Unlimited Future

May. 07, 2012 @ 04:49 PM

BIZ PLANNING FOR PROFIT: Unlimited Future Inc. is offering Business Planning for Profit, a step-by-step program for starting a business, making money and achieving your goals. The next class will begin at 6 p.m.Tuesday, May 8, at Unlimited Future Inc. 1650 8th Ave. This six-week course covers in-depth: clarifying your business concept and defining meaningful goals, conducting market research and developing your strategic position, handling government requirements, managing your money, developing an effective marketing and sales campaign, hiring and leading great employees,and getting and staying organized.

One of the main focuses of the course is to help people understand how to acquire funding so that they can get their business started the right way. Qualified students who complete this course and have a written business plan will be eligible to apply for a WV State Micro-loan for amounts between $1,000 and $15,000 to help with start-up expenses.

Tuition is based on income and is free to qualifying individuals. To register or with questions, call 304-697-3007 or go to www.unlimited future.org.

INTRO TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY: Michael Adkins is offering an Introduction to Digital Photography Class, which covers the controls of the camera and how to find and take the best photos.

Classes are 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays beginning May 8 at Painted Pallet Artist Studios, 824 10th St. in Huntington. It lasts five weeks and costs $132.50.

Adkins is vice president of the Ohio Valley Camera Club, a board member of the Tri-State Arts Association, a professional art judge and speaker.

Learn more at http://www.mikeadkinsphotography.com/introclass. Email mike@mikeadkins.info or call 304-634-2025 for more information or to register.

MEN'S CLIPPER CUTS WORKSHOP/CPR: An interactive continuing education workshop titled 2012 Men's Clipper Cuts will be offered from 10 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at Midway Barbershop, 104 4th Ave., in Huntington.

A basic life support/CPR class will be offered from 10 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Sunday, July 8, at Central City Elementary School in Huntington.

The classes are open to all licensed barbers and cosmetologists. Attendance and completion of either course satisfies the West Virginia Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists four-hour continuing education requirement for re-licensure for 2013. Four hours must be obtained in 2012 to renew licenses in the year 2013.

Registration and payment must be received two weeks prior to the class date. Space is limited, and early registration is recommended. To register and get more information about either class, call Toni Karle at 304-208-4525 or 740-867-3112 or e-mail tksaints@zoominternet.net.

If your organization has a seminar or training class you would like listed in this column, please send it to Jean Tarbett Hardiman. Reach her by email at jeant@herald-dispatch.com, send faxes to 304-526-2857 or send mail to The Herald-Dispatch, P.O. Box 2017, Huntington, WV 25720.