Richmond Main Street Initiative
1015 Nevin Avenue, Suite 105, Richmond, California 94801

510-236-4049

Free Workshop: First Steps to Certifying Your Small Biz
4/16/2015 7:00:00 PM UTC - 4/16/2015 9:00:00 PM UTC
217 Harbour Way, Richmond, California, 94801
Did you know you can increase your revenue stream by working with local governments and corporations? Do you know about the current and upcoming contract opportunities in Richmond, such as the future UC Berkeley global campus at Richmond Bay? Do you know what it takes to partner with a government or corporate entity? If these questions apply to you and your business, then RSVP for this workshop TODAY!
 
Join us for this FREE Richmond Business Bites workshop, networking, and lunch to learn how certifications can build your business for the “New Economy” in Richmond:
 
First Steps to Certifying Your Small Business
 
When: Thursday, April 16, 2015
Time: 11am – 1pm (check-in and networking starts at 10:30am)
Where: Catholic Charities of the East Bay, 217 Harbour Way, Richmond, CA 94801
Topics:
  • Demystify the certification process
  • Understand certification types
  • Certified…now what? – How to utilize your certification

Door Prize: Enter to win Get the Cheese, Avoid the Traps: An Interactive Guide to Government Contracting by Vernita Naylor!

Featured Panelists:
Hanh Kent - Small Business Program Officer, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Vernita Naylor - Small Business Certification Expert
Roesia Gerstein - UC Berkeley Supplier Diversity Program Manager
Ofelia Alvarez - Senior Buyer, City of Richmond

 
Cost: FREE ($5 suggested donation)
 
Registration required. Space is limited.

Reserve your space today!
 

ABOUT RICHMOND BUSINESS BITES 2015: Building Businesses for the New Economy
Richmond Main Street Initiative presents a 3-part education series specifically designed to help local small businesses prepare for the “New Economy” emerging in the City of Richmond. Learn more and save the date for all three workshops here.
 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT REGISTRATION
Space is limited and will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration prior to the event is required. Due to the high demand for these workshops, we ask that each participant register for his- or herself. Any registrations that we determine to be duplicates will be nullified to make room for others who wish to attend. Registration includes a boxed lunch; lunch options cannot be changed on site. We cannot guarantee lunch to walk-ins or individuals on the waitlist.
 

Questions? Call us at (510) 236-4049

Family Chess Knight Winter Session
Want to learn a game that the whole family will enjoy? Well here is your chance. Everyone is invited to join in on an exciting and challenging evening of chess.    Where: Richmond Recreation Complex, 3230 Macdonald Avenue, Richmond, CA When: Friday Nights – 6pm to 7:30pm Dates: April:           7th, 21th    May:          12th, 19th   Everyone is invited. Free chess instruction available.  Chess sets are provided.   For more information contact: TC Ball (510) 439-6311 / info@thewcca.com / www.thewcca.org   The next move is yours, make it a good one
Main Street Fitness~CIZE
When: Thursdays Time: 7:30pm - 8:30pm Where: BBK Health & Wellness Center, 310 9th Street, Richmond (9th Street @ Macdonald Avenue) Fee: $5 - $8  per class *Sliding scale. No one will be turned away for lack of funds* Instructor: Willa Willis-Jacobs Details CIZE workouts break down challenging moves step-by-step, and builds them into a full dance sequence in just 35-40 minutes. So, while you are mastering the dance moves, you'll also be burning fat and calories. Check out a video about CIZE workouts here. What to wear:  Comfy, loose fitting clothing; shoes optional  What to bring:  Water bottle, towel (both optional)  Open to:  Adults of all ages & capabilities  New Participants: Please arrive 10 minutes prior to class to complete the one-time registration form. You may also bring a completed registration form with you. Download it here: English, Spanish For more information Call (510) 236-4049 Email admin@richmondmainstreet.org Visit www.richmondmainstreet.org Download the flyer: English, Spanish Classes are made available by Richmond Main Street Initiative. The project is supported by Kaiser Permanente Northern California Community Benefit Programs.
Main Street Fitness~ZUMBA
When: Thursdays Time: 6:15pm - 7:15pm  Where: BBK Health & Wellness Center, 310 9th Street, Richmond (9th Street @ Macdonald Avenue) Fee: $5 - $8  per class *Sliding scale. No one will be turned away for lack of funds* Instructor: Willa Willis-Jacobs Details Zumba takes the "work" out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. A total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility-with invigorating Latin and World rhythms. Check out a video of Willa's Zumba class here. What to wear:  Comfy, loose fitting clothing; shoes optional  What to bring:  Water bottle, towel (both optional)  Open to:  Adults of all ages & capabilities  New Participants: Please arrive 10 minutes prior to class to complete the one-time registration form. You may also bring a completed registration form with you. Download it here: English, Spanish For more information Call (510) 236-4049 Email admin@richmondmainstreet.org Visit www.richmondmainstreet.org Download the flyer: English, Spanish Classes are made available by Richmond Main Street Initiative. The project is supported by Kaiser Permanente Northern California Community Benefit Programs.
Freshest Cargo Mobile Farmers’ Market
Downtown Richmond Stop   When: Wednesdays, 4pm – 5:30pm Location: Marina Way & Macdonald Avenue Fresh Produce from Local California Farms Great, Low Prices CalFresh/EBT Welcome * Market Match Honored     More Info & Resources Get the flyer: English, Espanol, Bilingual Freshest Cargo: A “farmers’ market on wheels”. Sourcing produce directly from local farmers to sell at sites across the Bay Area. Increasing access to fresh, quality produce in areas where it is not otherwise easily accessible. More details & schedule available here. CalFresh/EBT: Monthly food benefit/nutritional assistance program for low-income households. Learn more and how to apply here. Market Match: Get extra cash to buy fruits & veggies! A dollar-for-dollar match when shoppers pay using CalFresh/EBT.  Up to $10 FREE. Learn more and how to participate here.