Business Notes: May 25

May 23, 2014 

New gift shop

Bless Her Heart gift shop has opened at 320-A Stancil St. in Smithfield. That’s across West Market Street from Heidi’s Two-Wheel Cafe. The shop has gifts for birthdays, weddings, baby showers, graduation, teacher appreciation, bridal showers, Mother’s Day and Father’s Day.

Corporate Solutions

Johnston Community College’s Corporate Solutions program has scheduled the following classes. For more information, visit johnstoncc.edu/ceregistration.aspx or call Shelley Gardner at 919-209-2591.

Excel I – 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, June 10, in Room 1031 at the Johnston County Workforce Development Center, 135 Bestwood Drive, Clayton. The cost is $71.

Is Your Retail Business Ready for E-tail? – 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, June 30, in Room 1032 at the Workforce Development Center. The fee is $79, and the textbook, “Starting an Online Business All-in-One for Dummies,” is available on amazon.com.

Instant E-Commerce Options with Storefronts – 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, July 14, in Room 1031 at the Workforce Development Center. The fee is $79.

Online Fundraising Options for Nonprofits – 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, July 21, in Room 1031 at the Workforce Development Center. The fee is $79.

Niche E-Commerce – 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4, in Room 1032 at the Workforce Development Center. The fee is $79, and the textbook, “Starting an Online Business All-in-One for Dummies,” is available on amazon.com.

Overhauling Your Existing E-Commerce Site – 9 a.m.-4 .m. Monday, Aug. 11, in Room 1031 at the Workforce Development Center. The fee is $79.

Microsoft Excel 2010 Certification Boot Camp – 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, May 27-28, in Room 1031 at the Workforce Development Center. The fee is $149, and the textbook, “MOS 2010 Study Guide for Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook,” is available on amazon.com.

Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Certification Boot Camp – 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, June 24-25, in Room 1031 at the Workforce Development Center. The fee is $149, and the textbook, “MOS 2010 Study Guide for Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook,” is available on amazon.com.

Microsoft Outlook 2010 Certification Boot Camp – 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, July 22-23, in Room 1031 at the Workforce Development Center. The fee is $149, and the textbook, “MOS 2010 Study Guide for Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook,” is available on amazon.com.

Notary Public – 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday, June 19, at the Benson Conference Center in Benson. The cost is $70, and the required textbook, “Notary Public Guidebook for North Carolina,” is available in the JCC bookstore. The college will offer the class again from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Workforce Development Center.

Free seminars

The Small Business Center at Johnston Community College has scheduled the following free seminars. For more information, call Shelley Gardner at 919-209-2591, email swgardner@johnstoncc.edu or visit johnstoncc.edu/sbcregistration.aspx.

Are You Ready to Start Your Own Business? – 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, at the Johnston County Workforce Development Center.

Creating a Winning Business Plan – 6-9 p.m. Thursday, May 29, at the Workforce Development Center.

Financing Your Small Business – 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, June 24, at the Workforce Development Center.

N.C. Small-Business Taxes – 6-9 p.m. Monday, June 2, at the Workforce Development Center.

The Best Small Business to Start Right Now – 6-9 p.m. Monday, June 9, at the Workforce Development Center.

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