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Best Practices in Employment Law Wednesday, March 22nd

Hiring your first employee?  Already have employees? The Community Development Clinic of Albany Law School and Innovate 518 are partnering with CLFCR to provide an overview of employment laws and advice about keeping your employment practices in compliance with State &  federal laws. Wednesday, March 22nd 6:00 – 8:00 pm…

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Work for Yourself@50+ Tuesday, March 28, Albany

Work for Yourself@50+ is a program specifically designed to help people 50 and older learn about what it takes to be successfully self-employed in today’s economy. Join us for an interactive workshop where you’ll learn to: Explore your options Find your focus Make a plan Connect with resources in your…

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Work for Yourself@50+ Tuesday, March 21st, Schenectady

Work for Yourself@50+ is a program specifically designed to help people 50 and older learn about what it takes to be successfully self-employed in today’s economy. Join us for an interactive workshop where you’ll learn to: Explore your options Find your focus Make a plan Connect with resources in your…

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Getting On The Menu: Becoming a Performing Musician in Restaurants – Monday, March 20th

Pursuing a career as a performing musician in a restaurant? Many artists have been in that fortunate position of opportunity and timing, but have not been prepared or positioned to make the most of it.  Elizabeth Friedman, MBA of Green Room Artist Development, LLC, to provide an overview of the strategic planning…

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Free Workshop: Translating Your Words into Numbers Thursday, February 23rd

This workshop will introduce prospective and current business owners to Excel, how it works and how it can be used to do analysis for your business. CLFCR has partnered with Peter Schaeffing, President & Managing Analyst of High Impact Financial Analysis, to help you translate your words into numbers. Thursday,…

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Free Workshop: Over 50? Want to start your own business? Tuesday, February 21st

Have you ever dreamed of being your own boss? Let Work for Yourself@50+ help you get started! Work for Yourself@50+ is a program specifically designed to help people 50 and older learn about what it takes to be successfully self-employed in today’s economy. Join CLFCR & AARP for an interactive…

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8-week Small Business Planning Course begins Saturday, January 28th

Join us for some real world business planning. Learn what you need to know to start and run a successful small business with our 8-week intensive training course, offered in partnership with the Huether School of Business of The College of Saint Rose. Class topics include: developing a business plan,…

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Community Event: Mural and Adjacent Lot Unveiling Friday, September 9th

Please join us on Friday, September 9th at 5:30 pm at 255 Orange Street for an unveiling of the 255 Orange Street Community Mosaic Mural as well as the beautifully renovated adjacent green space that can be used for community events and neighborhood gatherings. The Albany Police Department will be joining…

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8-week Small Business Planning Course begins Saturday, September 17th

Join us for some real world business planning. Learn what you need to know to start and run a successful small business with our 8-week intensive training course, offered in partnership with the Huether School of Business of The College of Saint Rose. Class topics include: developing a business plan,…

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Free Workshop: Insights from the Capital District Regional Planning Commission Wednesday, October 12th

The Capital District Regional Planning Commission is a critical information resource for businesses, providing tools that you can use to understand development in the region. This workshop, facilitated by Sean Maguire, Director of Economic Development for the CDRPC, will introduce you to some of those specific tools the Commission has…

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