Feb26
Empowering New Americans: Business Legal Session for Non-Native English Speakers

Empowering New Americans: Business Legal Session for Non-Native English Speakers

Navigating the legal complexities of businesses in the USA can be challenging, but with the right knowledge and guidance, you can turn your dreams into reality. Join this workshop for a comprehensive and informative discussion to achieve your business goals while staying compliant with U.S. laws and regulations.

  • Monday, February 26, 2024, from 4pm-5:30pm on Zoom
Presented by Lawyers for Civil Rights and Small Business Program staff.
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Mar5
Financial KPIs

Financial KPIs

Setting the right financial KPIs can transform and elevate your financial management skills. Join us to build on your knowledge in harnessing the power of numbers as indicators to business health, strategic direction, and sustainable financial success.

  • Tuesday, March 5, 2024, from 4:30pm-6pm on Zoom

Presented by Eyad Salha, with Valley Community Development

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Mar6
March Small Business Fundamentals

March Small Business Fundamentals

This free workshop will focus on business fundamentals. It is designed for people who are planning to start a business and owners of existing businesses who would like a refresher. The workshop will provide a structure for starting and managing your venture.

  • Wednesday, March 6, 2024 from 12pm-1pm on Zoom

Presented by Small Business Program staff with Valley Community Development.

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Mar12
Human Resources – are you ready to hire?

Human Resources – are you ready to hire?

Hiring employees is a critical challenge faced by small business owners. Join Valley’s staff to learn best practices in hiring and retention. Equip yourself with the knowledge to foster a thriving work environment for your employees.

  • Tuesday, March 12, 2024, from 4pm-5:30pm on Zoom

Presented by Eyad Salha, with Valley Community Development

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Mar21
March First-Time Homebuyer’s Webinar

March First-Time Homebuyer’s Webinar

In this Zoom webinar presented by Valley Community Development:

Get the facts from real estate professionals including attorneys, loan officers, realtors, home inspectors & housing counselors

Learn tips about how to improve your credit.

Ask questions to help you proceed & protect your own interests as you approach this life decision.

A certified course recognized by MHP & MassHousing, this workshop helps you qualify for special mortgage products.

$50 for two adults in the same household.* Registration is nonrefundable & attendance is required at all three sessions.

March sessions are scheduled:

Thursday, March 21, 2024

Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Thursday, March 28, 2024

All from 6pm-9pm on Zoom.

Please reach out if you need reasonable accommodation due to disability or lack of technology access.

If your income is at or below the posted incomes below, and you live in Amherst, Easthampton, or Northampton, MA, you may be eligible to attend this class for free. Contact Donna Cabana 413-586-5855 ext. 180 to schedule a budgeting session prior to the webinar. You will need to complete a household budget, provide pay stubs, bank statements, and participate in budget counseling. Residents of other towns are not eligible.

Household size and maximum income:

1 – $52,750, 2-$60,250, 3-$67,800, 4-$75,300, 5- $81,350

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Mar25
The Ins and Outs of the Home Modification Loan Program (HMLP)

The Ins and Outs of the Home Modification Loan Program (HMLP)

In this hybrid workshop by Valley Community Development, you will learn about the Home Modification Loan Program application process and program details.

  • 10:30am on Monday, March 25, 2024

Location:
Pleasant View Senior Center
328 N. Main Street
East Longmeadow, MA 01028

Or on Zoom (please indicate when registering).

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Apr3
April Small Business Fundamentals

April Small Business Fundamentals

This free workshop will focus on business fundamentals. It is designed for people who are planning to start a business and owners of existing businesses who would like a refresher. The workshop will provide a structure for starting and managing your venture.

  • Wednesday, April 3, 2024 from 12pm-1pm on Zoom

Presented by Small Business Program staff with Valley Community Development.

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May1
May Small Business Fundamentals

May Small Business Fundamentals

This free workshop will focus on business fundamentals. It is designed for people who are planning to start a business and owners of existing businesses who would like a refresher. The workshop will provide a structure for starting and managing your venture.

  • Wednesday, May 1, 2024 from 12pm-1pm on Zoom

Presented by Small Business Program staff with Valley Community Development.

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Jun5
June Small Business Fundamentals

June Small Business Fundamentals

This free workshop will focus on business fundamentals. It is designed for people who are planning to start a business and owners of existing businesses who would like a refresher. The workshop will provide a structure for starting and managing your venture.

  • Wednesday, June 5, 2024 from 12pm-1pm on Zoom

Presented by Small Business Program staff with Valley Community Development.

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