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5 Ways to Help Your Child Make a Successful Transition to College

5 Ways to Help Your Child Make a Successful Transition to College

Getting ready to send your child away to college is a huge undertaking for your mind, body, and bank account. Yet, naturally, many parents spend more time worrying about how their children will handle the transition. Here are a few valuable things to keep in mind to help your teen successfully make the move to college life:

1. Utilize College Resources

Most universities have online information for future students and parents that provides great resources for acclimating to campus life; explore these together and discuss what you see. Also, take advantage of college visits and orientations so your child can interact with advisors and other prospective students.

2. Teach the Basics

Calling All Bargain Hunters – County Surplus Sale

Calling All Bargain Hunters – County Surplus Sale

On Thursday, September 26, search the bargain treasures at the County’s version of a garage sale. Likely it will be the largest and the best deals you have ever seen. Televisions, office furniture, cases of janitorial supplies, copy paper and office supplies are just some of the great items you will find from 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., at 9650 Goethe Road in Sacramento.

As the County streamlines operations, the items that are no longer needed are sent to County Surplus where these quarterly warehouse sales are hosted to keep the items from piling up.

Assemblyman Ken Cooley, Area Employers Host Community Job Fair on October 3

Assemblyman Ken Cooley, Area Employers Host Community Job Fair on October 3

Assemblyman Ken Cooley, in partnership with Sacramento-area employers, will be hosting a job fair on Thursday, October 3, 2013, at the Cordova Neighborhood Church. Starting at 10:00 am, attendees will be able to hear from local organizations currently hiring, as well as the Folsom Cordova Community Partnership on resume and interview techniques. This is a free event open to the public. Local employers who will be onsite include: Safe Credit Union, The Hartford and Costco.

 

WHEN:         

Thursday, October 3, 2013

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

 

WHERE:      

Cordova Neighborhood Church

10600 Coloma Road

Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

Power Luncheon - Rancho Cordova

Power Luncheon - Rancho Cordova

09/13/13
Join Rancho Cordova, Folsom & El Dorado Hills Chambers for an on-going Power Lunch!
Always the second Friday of the Month.
This month is hosted by the Rancho Cordova Chamber of Commerce.

Where: Sheepherder Bar & Grille
11275 Folsom, Blvd., Rancho Cordova

When: Sept. 13th, 11:30 - 1:00pm

Cost: $20.00; includes meal, drink, tax & tip

This is a great opportunity to network with fellow businesses along the Highway 50 Corridor. Bring business cards and make new lasting business relationships.

This event has been set up exclusively for members of the Rancho Cordova, El Dorado Hills and Folsom Chambers of Commerce.

Location: Sheephearder Bar & Grille, 11275 Folsom Blvd., Rancho Cordova, CA 95742

Soroptimist International of Rancho Cordova Hosting Mixer Thursday

Soroptimist International of Rancho Cordova Hosting Mixer Thursday

Source: Shelly Blanchard, Cordova Community Council

Free Business to Community Expo Thursday Aug 22

Free Business to Community Expo Thursday Aug 22

WHEN: Thurs Aug 22 from 10am to 2pm

WHERE: Rancho Cordova City Hall, 2729 Prospect Park Drive, Rancho Cordova

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Source: Shelly Blanchard, Cordova Community Council

Governor Brown Signs Assemblyman Cooley’s Business Fee Transparency Bill

Governor Brown Signs Assemblyman Cooley’s Business Fee Transparency Bill

SACRAMENTO - On Monday, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly Bill 393 (Cooley) - requiring the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) to provide small businesses with an online location where they can find information on mandatory fee requirements and schedules so that start-ups and established small businesses can budget accordingly throughout the year.

“One priority for a healthy business is the ability to plan,” said Assemblyman Ken Cooley.  “Licensure costs and other fees are usually manageable, if the owners can anticipate them and plan for their eventual payment.