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October 13, 1998
Joseph Huggins, manager of the Gold Coast Small Business Development Center in Ventura, calls strategic planning one of the key elements to business success. Unfortunately, he says, it is also one of the elements lacking in the operation of most small businesses. Huggins will conduct a strategic planning seminar Nov. 6 to help local entrepreneurs chart a long-term course of operation.
January 2, 1998
Residents can begin the New Year by learning about water conservation at a community seminar and pick up a free low-flush toilet in the process. St. Peter and St. Paul Church and the Asian American Drug Abuse Program will host the event Jan. 10 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church, 515 W. Opp St. Low-flush toilets will be given to homeowners who can show a current Department of Water and Power bill and valid identification, drug abuse program director Del Sakamoto said.
October 8, 1996
West Hollywood city officials, in an attempt to bridge a cultural gap between the Russian immigrant community and police, will conduct a seminar in Russian about American-style law enforcement. On Thursday, representatives of the Sheriff's Department's West Hollywood station will explain the tenets of policing as part of an ongoing lecture series.
July 28, 1994 | SHELBY GRAD
Hollywood will come to Irvine Valley College on Saturday when an actor, casting director, agent and photographer give a four-hour seminar on how to break into the entertainment industry. The experts will describe the life of an aspiring actor and provide tips on marketing, finding an agent and landing roles. The seminar will be lead by four industry veterans: * Frank P. Pangborn, an actor who has appeared on "Murder She Wrote," "Moonlighting" and the "Young and the Restless."
February 19, 1993 | ANNE MICHAUD
Entrepreneur Group was supposed to have held an Entrepreneurial Woman Seminar day in late January. But the event was canceled without explanation just three days before the scheduled date--and after several out-of-town exhibitors had already traveled to California. The company has finally given a reason for the cancellation: It is blaming a post office snafu. Many of the 23,000 pieces of mail to arrive 10 days before the event were lost, said Jim Fitzpatrick, publisher of Entrepreneur magazine.
February 20, 1996 | TIM MAY
A health seminar focusing on heart disease in African American women will be held Saturday at the Northeast Valley Multipurpose Senior Center. The free seminar, called "Saving Our Lives: Black Women Fighting Heart Disease," is part of a national initiative sponsored by the American Heart Assn., Dupont Radiopharmaceuticals and the Assn. of Black Women Physicians. February has been designated as American Heart Month to promote awareness and treatment of heart disease, the No.
February 15, 1995 | STEVE RYFLE
The teachers, principals and administrators of Glendale's public and private schools will return to the classroom this week to learn how to make their campuses more earthquake-safe. Beginning today, the Glendale Fire Department is sponsoring a three-day workshop focusing on quake readiness for all schools and day-care centers in the city.
Graziano Marcheschi of Chicago wants to introduce people to alternatives to the traditional poker-faced prayer in a church pew. When he prays, it's with a flying leap, a dip or a shimmy. His seminar on liturgical dance is just one of the hundreds of workshops offered at the annual Religious Education Congress in Anaheim this weekend and is a testament to Catholicism's push to reach out to youths.
October 6, 1994 | FRANK MANNING
Pierce College is planning a seminar to help guide students through the often confusing process of transferring to four-year schools. Representatives from 65 colleges and universities will visit the school Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to offer advice, said Roger Brown, co-director of Pierce College's Career Transfer Center. "There is often a lot of anxiety on the part of the students because there are so many schools out there," he said.
January 5, 1995 | MAKI BECKER
Representatives of Hospice of the Canyon will answer questions about outpatient and nursing-home care for the terminally ill during a Jan. 18 program at Valley Presbyterian Hospital in Van Nuys. The first in a series for families coping with terminally ill members, the 7 p.m. program is free and open to the public. "People have a lot of questions about putting someone in a nursing home," said Pat Nolan, executive director of Hospice of the Canyon.
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