1/12/2013 3:09:00 PM Briefs from the Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce
Turn your caring into action
Volunteer some time for the Verde Valley Care Givers Coalition. Choose how much, where and when you would like to volunteer and what kind of service you can provide. It not only helps neighbors, but is greatly satisfying.
You can answer phones in the Call Center, Transport neighbors to medical and other appointments, Install and maintain Guardian Angel personal security alert, provide Handy Person help for neighbors, Assist neighbors after their hospital discharge or interview new neighbors so they will understand VVCG services.
New Volunteer Orientation will be held from 9 until 11 at 1) Jan.15 at the VVCG office 299 Van Deren, Ste 2, Uptown Sedona 2) Jan. 24 Verde Baptist Church, 102 S. Willard, Cottonwood or 3) Feb 5, Marshal's Office Training Rm., 646 S. 1st Street, Camp Verde. Contact Tracie 204-1238 for information.
Hone your business skills
Check out the small business classes available at Yavapai College. Learn new skills or brush up on existing ones. Learn how to build and maintain a successful small business in today's tough market. These courses are part of the College's Small Business Entrepreneurship Certificate program. Five-week courses are available from 5:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. on the Verde Campus. Register at Yavapai College web site: www.yc.edu.
SCORE counseling available
Free business counseling is available through SCORE volunteers. SCORE counselors are usually retired businessmen and women who have built successful practices they can now share in your business. SCORE Counseling is available from 9 until 3 p.m. at BAC, the Business Assistance Center in Cottonwood and Prescott. For information call: 634-0260.