Member News – June 7, 2017
First Columbia Hosts Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening for New Danville Branch
First Columbia will celebrate the opening of its new community banking office at 400 Walnut St., Danville, with a ribbon cutting and a pair of grand opening events. The ribbon cutting will be held tomorrow at 8 a.m. at the new branch. Then, later in the day, as well as the following day, June 9, there will be a pair of public grand opening events from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., which will feature community picnic buffets.
Next First Step Seminar in Bloomsburg Set for June 9
Have you ever thought about starting your own business, but weren’t quite sure if it would be right for you? Or maybe you want to know what paperwork you need in order to open your doors? These and several other common questions for small businesses will covered at the next First Step Seminar given by the Wilkes University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) on Friday, June 9, at noon at the Downtown Bloomsburg, Inc. Business Incubator, 151 E. Main St., Bloomsburg. Laura Haden of the SBDC will speak about the different legal structures a business can be, how to write a business plan and create financial projections, and much more. Cost is $15 for the First Step book. Walk-ins are welcome but pre-registration is preferred. Register by calling 570-408-4334, email or online.
Bucknell SBDC to Host First Step Seminar in Lewisburg June 14
Individuals interested in the First Step Seminar but who may be unable to attend the workshop in Bloomsburg on June 9 are welcome to attend the same workshop given by the Bucknell University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) on Wednesday, June 14, at 1 p.m. at the DeWitt Building, third floor, 416 Market St., Lewisburg. Attendees will learn about differences among business organization structures, business plan development, how to obtain financing, marketing of products and services and applications and licenses needed to start a company. Cost is $25 and veterans are welcome at no charge. Register by calling Shelley Gadoury at 570-577-1249 or online.
Grow Your Business with Email and Social Media Workshop
The Bucknell University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will hold a workshop titled “Grow Your Business with Email and Social Media” on Tuesday, June 20, at 1 p.m. at the DeWitt Building, third floor, 416 Market St., Lewisburg. This workshop will present tips and tricks for successful email marketing, including how to get your messages opened and read, shared and socially visible. Growing a healthy list, creating great content with a mobile-friendly format, effective subject lines and resulting tracking and reporting are among the topics that will also be covered. Cost is $35 and veterans are welcome at no charge. Register by calling Shelley Gadoury at 570-577-1249 or online.
Children’s Museum Hosts Special Needs Night
The Children’s Museum, 2 W. 7th St., Bloomsburg, will host Special Needs Night on Friday, June 23, from 6-8 p.m. Come to a fun night out for families with special needs. Enjoy a reduced number of visitors, space and freedome to explore at your own pace, adapted exhibits, a quiet area, fun craft and sensory activities and an opportunity to network with other families. Special Needs Night is a free event held quarterly.