NAWBO-KC Meeting: Accessing Capital in KC
Tuesday, August 30
Location: Lead Bank in the Crossroads, 1801 Main St., Kansas City, MO
Join NAWBO for an informational meeting on Accessing Capital in Kansas City with featured speaker Kelly Pruneau, Network Manager for the Women's Capital Connection. Kelly will address debt and equity funding available for women and minority owned businesses in Kansas City.
For more information visit the NAWBO-KC site. There is no cost to attend thanks to sponsorship by Lead Bank but registration is required.
Friday, September 16
7:30 - 9:00am
Kauffman Foundation Conference Center
4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, MO
Nourish your body and mind at Thinking Bigger Business Media's quarterly BIG Breakfast. You'll network with business owners and hear from a panel of Kansas City entrepreneurs featured on the cover of Thinking Bigger Magazine.
The first quarter panelists include:
Registration: Cost to attend is $20 and includes breakfast.
The Women's Business Center is proud to sponsor the BIG Breakfast series.
Operation First Step FastTrac
Do you dream of owning a business? Are you looking for help getting started? Operation First Step FastTrac can help you turn your dream into a reality.
Financing Your Small Business
Tuesday, September 20
Location: Women's Business Center, 4220 Shawnee Mission Pkwy., Suite 350B, Fairway, KS
Need a loan to help start or grow your business? Unable to get a traditional bank loan due to start-up status, small size of loan or credit issues?
Attend a free informational session to learn about several programs designed to help fund small businesses. You'll hear from community partners AltCap, Hispanic Economic Development Corporation, Justine PETERSEN, NetWork Kansas and the Women's Business Center.
You'll learn about resources that can help you prepare your business to seek funding and implement your business plan. You'll also learn about the loan products available through area microlenders and how to apply.
Registration is free. To register contact Brande Stitt at (913) 492-5922.
KC Women's Golf Clinic
7:45am - 5:30pm
Shadow Glen Golf Course
No Matter Your Skill Level, This clinic is for YOU!
Golfers of all skill levels, including someone who has never picked up the club, are welcome and encouraged to attend. Attendees will be grouped with others of the same skill level so the learning experience is comfortable and fun for everyone. Each group will have their own LPGA or PGA female teaching professional for the entire day! The 2015 KC Women's Golf Clinic was thoroughly enjoyed and was the first time this unique experience had been offered in Kansas City. Our Mission is to promote women's health and wellness through the game of golf and encourage new females to participate in the game. The proceeds from the event will go to support the Women's Business Center and WIN for KC. A portion of the entry fees and sponsorships will be tax deductible.
Cost per attendee is $400 and includes:
Schedule for the day:
7:45am - Registration begins, Arrive by 8:00am
8:00-8:30am - Breakfast - Get to know your teaching professionals & opening remarks
8:30-8:50am - Health & Wellness Activitiy - Get your body moving with Janine Young from Elite Golf and Fitness on the range - 10 exercises in 10 minutes
9:00am-12:15pm - Instructional Stations and On Course Play
12:15-1:15pm - Lunch with Keynote Speaker
1:00-4:15pm - Instructional Stations and On Course Play
4:30-5:30pm - Networking reception with heavy hors d'oeuvres and drinks
FastTrac New Venture for Women
You have an innovative idea for a business, but you're not sure how and where to start in assessing your options. FastTrac New Venture helps you define and evaluate your business concept. Through research, in-class activities, guest speakers who are subject matter experts, peer-to-peer interaction and facilitated discussions, each entrepreneur works on the key aspects of starting or refining her business venture.
This program is a 10-week training course.
Classes are hosted on the following dates:
Tuesdays from 6:00-9:00pm on
October 4 - December 6, 2016
Classes are hosted at the Women's Business Center, 4220 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Suite 350B, Fairway, KS
Cost is $550 which includes facilitation, curriculum book and meals.