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‘Financial Management’ workshop set for May 26

FLINT — A “Financial Management” workshop for small business will be presented at Kettering University in May 26, 1-4 p.m.

“Financial Management” is designed to help small business owners. It introduces basic accounting concepts and how to apply financial information that helps small business owners manage a business more effectively.

Key documents reviewed include Cash flow Statement, Profit & Loss, and Balance Sheet, using specific small business examples. The course is designed to help entrepreneurs understand financial statements to work more effectively with their accounting team.

There is no fee for this workshop but separate registration for each individual attending is required and can be made online at: clients.sbdcmichigan.org/ workshop.aspx?ekey=60360027

Details: Call 810-762-9660. — G.G.

Carol A. Goss, Eric Rowles to deliver keynotes

FLINT — As summer fast approaches, the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce and Flint & Genesee Literacy Network are teaming up to provide summer program providers with best practices, proven strategies and local resources. The Summer Learning Professionals Conference — to be held June 10 at Baker College in Flint — will bring in dynamic speakers who will share their ideas, tips and strategies for engaging youth of all ages.

Organizers behind the inaugural event, set to run from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., hope to reach learning professionals from local summer preschools, daycares and enrichment programs led by community agencies and faith-based organizations.

Admission to the conference is free, and lunch will be provided. To register, or to download a presenter or vendor application, visit www.flintandgenesee.org/summerlearning. G.G.

AARP seeks nominations

LANSING — AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2016 Michigan Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors 50-and-older Michiganders who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members.

“AARP Michigan is excited to shine a light on those who are using what they’ve learned in life to make a difference in the lives around them,” said Karen Kafantaris, AARP Michigan Associate State Director for Community Outreach.

Nominations will be evaluated by the AARP Michigan State Office based on how the volunteer’s work has improved the community, supported AARP’s vision and mission, and inspired other volunteers. The award recipient will be announced in early fall.

Details: Call 517-267-8916. The application deadline is June 3. — G.G.


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