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    Monday Mar 1, 2021 - Saturday Apr 10, 2021
    We're hopping right into spring with an all-new, socially-distanced community event. Join us from April 3rd through 10th for Hop, Stop 'N' Run, a virtual fun & fitness 5K! Sign up with your family, friends or neighbors, lace up your gym shoes and grab your bike helmets, enjoy some fresh air and explore Northcenter on foot or by bike at your own pace. Choose your own route and day to participate between April 3rd and 10th. Along the route, stop in and say hello to your favorite local businesses, or treat yourself when your 5K is over. Use our map and interactive bingo card for extra layers of fun, friendly competition and exploration. Share your experience using #Northcenter5K on Facebook or Instagram for a chance to win prizes! All participants receive an event t-shirt and swag bag. This fun-and-fitness fundraiser will help the Northcenter Chamber continue to provide resources and programming to local small businesses and the Northcenter neighborhood at this critical time, and support Common Pantry's tireless efforts to fight hunger and poverty in our communities. We hope you will hop along and join us! ... read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber Of Commerce, Clubs/Organizations, Recreation & Sports, Health and Wellness
    Tuesday Mar 9, 2021
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    Categories: Community, Chamber Of Commerce
    Wednesday Mar 10, 2021
    This workshop will answer important tax questions for your business including: Are you required to file a tax return? Is your worker an independent contractor or an employee? What will the IRS request during an audit? Are you required to make estimated tax payments? What resources does the IRS have for small business owners? ... read more
    Categories: Continuing Education
    Thursday Mar 11, 2021
    Join University of Illinois Extension and the Illinois Stewardship Alliance for a timely class around selling your goods at the farmers market. Learn about the latest legislation concerning Illinois Cottage Food law and how to comply with safety standards to ensure that cottage food products are safe, healthy, and enjoyable for all. Participants are encouraged to stay on afterward for a Q&A session. ... read more
    Categories: Community, Continuing Education, Shopping/Retail
    Friday Mar 12, 2021
    Learn nuts and bolts for starting a sustainable small business that is also better prepared to weather economic changes. Learn business planning from a financial readiness lens. ... read more
    Categories: Continuing Education
    Friday Mar 12, 2021
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    Categories: Community, Schools
    Wednesday Mar 17, 2021
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    Categories: Community, Schools
    Friday Mar 19, 2021
    Learn the basic differences between copyrights, trademarks, patents, and trade secrets and the assets they protect. Knowing the differences will help you to take the right steps and make the right decisions to protect your company?s intellectual property assets. ... read more
    Categories: Continuing Education
    Friday Mar 19, 2021
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    Categories: Chamber Of Commerce
    Sunday Mar 21, 2021
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    Categories: Community, Continuing Education, Clubs/Organizations
    Wednesday Mar 24, 2021
    Are you interested in operating a restaurant or retail shop at O'Hare or Midway International Airport, but don't know where to begin? Come and learn about the Request for Proposals (RFP) process and how to operate a business at the airport. This workshop also provides an overview of the O'Hare, and Midway airport current Concessions programs; the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) program; and the O'Hare 21 future expansion. Lastly, we will provide you with all the resources you will need to get started. ... read more
    Categories: Continuing Education
    Wednesday Mar 31, 2021
    Digital marketing allows small businesses to compete with a much smaller advertising budget. Discover the potential of digital marketing in 2021 where we work through the basics of advertising vs organic results, how to get started, which marketing platform is right for you, and a complete beginner's guide to SEO. Topics include: 1.Digital Marketing Overview and Trends in 2021 2.Advertising Platforms and Which One is Right for You 3.Search Engine Optimization 4. Advertising vs SEO 5.What to Watch Out For Attendees will learn how to create a structured digital marketing plan, identify the correct measures to set objectives and evaluate digital marketing as well as understand and follow the practical success factors to improve results from digital marketing. ... read more
    Categories: Continuing Education
    Sunday Apr 11, 2021
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    Categories: Health and Wellness
    Friday Apr 16, 2021
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    Categories: Community, Schools