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Created by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in 2002, Money Smart Week® is a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. This is achieved through the collaboration and coordinated effort of thousands of organizations across the country including businesses, financial institutions, schools, libraries, not-for-profits, government agencies and the media. Money Smart programs at the Fremont Main Library this month:

Financial Elder Abuse    Wednesday, April 18   2:30-3:30 p.m.

 Prescott Cole, Senior Staff Attorney for California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform, will discuss how to protect retirement savings and home equity and how to recognize scams and techniques professional predators use.

Credit Reports & Credit Scores   Wednesday, April 25   3:30-4:30 p.m.

Learn from Alessandra Pio di Savoia, Housing Counselor from Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley: How to read a credit report, what     impacts your score and how to dispute items on your report.

Fighting Fraud – ID Theft and Scams   Wednesday, April 25   4:30-5:30 p.m.

Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley’s Alessandra Pio di Savoia shares what you need to do if you are a victim of ID theft, how to place fraud alerts and credit freezes and what you can do to protect yourself.

Estate and Trust Planning    Thursday, April 26   2:30-4:00 p.m.                               Monday, April 30   7:00-8:30 p.m.

James J. Phillips, a Certified Specialist in estate planning, probate, and trust law with over 30 years of experience, will speak on estate planning, trusts, probate, and related tax matters.  James J. Phillips, J.D. from Hastings College, has a “highest rating of professional  excellence” for legal ability and ethical standards by Martindale-Hubbell.

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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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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