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Do you like to meet your next employer, explore career options, learn about opportunities, or network with key contacts?  The Ohlone College Foundation and the Tri-Cities One Stop Career Center are hosting a career Fair.  There will be many in-demand industries at the fair, recruiting for the full-time and part-time positions.

  • Date: Thursday, September 28, 2017
  • Time: 12 pm – 3:30 pm
  • Location: Ohlone College, Newark Center, 39399 Cherry Street, Newark

This career fair is free and open to the public.  Parking is $4.

Pre-register at tricitiesonestop.com.

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In an open letter to the community, the City of Fremont calls diversity its greatest strength and reaffirms its values of being a compassionate city:  http://bit.ly/2fFFRzV

And from the people of Fremont comes a resounding echo!

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Find Bruce Beasley’s “Unity” at the corner of Stevenson Blvd. and Paseo Padre Parkway, just outside the grounds of the Fremont Main Library.

 

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Government Grants

GOVERNMENT GRANTS FOR TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT

For Small Business & Nonprofit Research Institutions

Fremont Main Library – Fukaya Meeting Room

Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

 The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs are the federal government’s largest R&D grant programs, aimed at joint venture opportunities of public/private sector partnerships for small businesses and nonprofit research institutions.

This seminar will provide an overview of the programs, qualifications and eligibility requirements for funding, how to search for solicitations, steps to preparing a proposal, and tips for improving your chances of receiving funding. Presented by Charles Eason, SBIR/STTR Specialist with Norcal Small Business Development Center Tech Futures Group, and President of OPTEMA Development Corporation.

Registration is required, please register at http://acsbdc.org/node/21560.

Sponsored by the City of Fremont, the Alameda County Small Business Development Center (ACSBDC) and the Fremont Main Library, a Funding Information Network Partner of the Foundation Center.

The Fremont Main Library is now a Funding Information Network Partner of the Foundation Center. Our Grant Center is located on the 2nd Floor of the Fremont Main Library.

As a member of this nationwide network of libraries, community foundations, and other nonprofit agencies, the Library provides visitors with free public access to grantmaker directories, books on fundraising and nonprofit management, and the Foundation Center’s electronic databases:

  • Foundation Directory Online Professional
  • Foundation Grants to Individuals Online
  • Philanthropy Insight/Foundation Maps

The fully searchable databases include detailed profiles of all active U.S. foundations, as well as an  extensive file of recent grants awarded by the nation’s top funders.

To learn more about Foundation Center resources available at this location, please talk with a staff member.

Connect with the Grant Resource Center: (510)745-1444

Gertrude RooshanGrant Center Librarian: grooshan@aclibrary.org

Foundation Center: http://www.foundationcenter.org

 

 

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FINANCIAL SELF RELIANCE

Fremont Main Library – Fukaya A Meeting Room

Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

 

Life’s challenges–health emergencies, sudden loss of a job, retirement, natural alan olsendisasters–can come when you’re least prepared. Let CPA Alan Olsen teach you how to prepare for any unexpected financial burden. Learn skills that can help your career, family and your future.

The Fremont Main Library, a branch of the Alameda County Library system, is located at   2400 Stevenson Boulevard and is wheelchair accessible. The library will provide an ASL interpreter for any event with at least seven working days’ notice. Please call 510-745-1401 or TTY 888-663-0660 for more information.

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From Employee to Entrepreneur

Fremont Main Library – Fukaya A Meeting Room

Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

 If you are moving from employee to entrepreneur or would like to start a business, learn from Alan Olsen, Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Managing Partner of leading Bay Area accounting firm, Greenstein, Rogoff, Olsen & Company (GROCO), as he provides guidance on what it takes to become and succeed as an entrepreneur.  Alan and his firm have worked with some of the most influential entrepreneurs in the world, who have helped build successful companies in Silicon Valley.  The presentation will focus on leadership in business and in personal life.  Alan will outline and discuss the five levels of leadership and provide you with a three step process for getting others to help accomplish your vision.

This event is sponsored by the Alameda County Library and the Fremont Chamber of Commerce.  This event is free.  No reservations are required.

The Fremont Main Library, a branch of the Alameda County Library system, is located at     2400 Stevenson Boulevard and is wheelchair accessible. The library will provide an ASL interpreter for any event with at least seven working days’ notice. Please call 510-745-1401 or TTY 888-663-0660 for more information.

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The Fremont Main Library offers these programs to mark National Financial Literacy Month in April and Money Smart Week April 23-30.

TAX PLANNING FOR RETIREMENT  Tuesday, April 5, 7-8:30 p.m.

Learn from Brian Chong, CPA, how you can save for retirement and reduce your taxes. Brian has been doing taxes since 2001 for his clients who are mostly engineers, real estate investors, and business owners. A UC Berkeley economics graduate, Brian holds a Master’s degree in taxation from San Jose State and is also a licensed CPA and Enrolled Agent.

PREPARE FOR YOUR CHILD’S COLLEGE EDUCATION   Monday, April 11, 7–8:30 p.m.

Dr. William Jiang, Ph.D., M.Phil., of The Ivy Advisor, will discuss the ins and outs of the college admission process, admission tests and the importance of setting up a road map for students as early as the 6th grade.   Chunchi Ma, Financial Advisor with the investment firm Waddell & Reed, will present funding and scholarship options to help parents face the key question:  Financially, are you ready?

STUDENT LOAN LAW  BASICS  Tuesday, April 26, 7–8:30 p.m.

Eric M. Boeing, consumer debt attorney, will introduce ways borrowers may choose to address their student loan situation, including:  the four government-sponsored payment reduction programs (IBR, ICR, PAYE, and REPAYE); consolidation and rehabilitation of defaulted loans; hardship deferments and disability discharges; suing schools and debt collectors;  how Bankruptcy Court can and can’t help. Eric M. Boeing’s (www.boeinglaw.com) law practice is devoted to helping people protect themselves from their creditors. He is a graduate of the University of California Hastings College of the Law, Class of 2006.

The Fremont Main Library, a branch of the Alameda County Library system, is located at 2400 Stevenson Boulevard and is wheelchair accessible. The library will provide an ASL interpreter for any event with at least seven working days’ notice. Please call 510-745-1401 or TTY 888-663-0660 for more information.

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AVOIDING TAX PITFALLS IN 2016
Fremont Main Library, Fukaya Meeting Room
Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Learn from Alan Olsen, CPA, MBA and host of the American Dreams radio show on KDOW 1220 AM, on how to avoid common tax pitfalls in 2016. A few are new pitfalls; others are perennial problems taxpayers face each filing season. These pitfalls could end up costing you, either in the form of a larger tax bill, a smaller refund, or even an audit.

Alan Olsen is the Managing Partner of Greenstein, Rogoff, Olsen & Co., LLP (GROCO.com) the largest CPA firm in Fremont.

This free program is sponsored by the Fremont Chamber of Commerce, GROCO, and the Alameda County Library System. No registration is required.

The Fremont Main Library, a branch of the Alameda County Library system, is located at 2400 Stevenson Boulevard and is wheelchair accessible. The Library will provide an ASL interpreter, for any event with at least seven working days’ notice. Please call 510-745-1401 or TTY 888-663-0660.

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