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March 24, 2017
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Tech Nite 2017
Entrepreneur Express - Moving Your Business Forward (3/30) | Staunton
E-N Computers Lunch & Learn (4/4)
GENEDGE Workshops (3/21, 3/23, 4/11)
Second Tuesday Tech Meetup (4/11)
Job Opening: Part time IT/Network Support Professional (Chiedo IT)
We will congratulate the nominees next week and publicize their names next Friday. It's an excellent line-up in 2017, and all nominees are not only considered in the category they were submitted for, but are also nominees in the People's Choice category. Everyone, the public, will be able to vote for the People's Choice award via social media with a special hashtag, prior to and during Tech Nite. (Details next week.)
Get ready to vote for your favorite!

Want to get your organization's name associated with Tech Nite 2017 and your name in front of the premire tech crowd on May 3? Join others and become a Tech Nite sponsor. Details:

Entrepreneur Express - Moving Your Business Forward
March 30th | 8:30am - 12:00pm | Frontier Culture Museum | Staunton  
Entrepreneur Express is a series of training seminars offered throughout Virginia by the Virginia Department o Small Business & Supplier Diversity (SBSD) which provide interactive  discussions covering key elements of business practices to move your business forward.

On the agenda:
  • Contracting with the Commonwealth of Virginia State Agencies | SBSD
  • Introduction to the Growth Wheel Toolbox for Decision Making and Action Planning | SV SBDC
  • Elements of a Good Business Plan | Staunton Creative Community Fund
  • Branding and Marketing your Small Business | Siren Song Marketing
  • Financing Your Business | Virginia Small Business Financing Authority, part of SBSD

No fee, but advance registration is requested.   Registration 

E-N Computers: Lunch & Learn  for CFO's, COO's and IT Managers
VOiP: A Really Good Call
April 4, 2017, 11:30am , Wood Grill Buffet, Harrisonburg

A panel of speakers led by Ian MacRae of E-N Computers, 
will discuss how VOiP doesn't just improve your phone 
systems   --  VOiP influences good business intelligence.
There will be insight on how VOiP can create better 
opportunities for accountability, help distribute work loads, 
and more.  

Registration via E-N Computers:

GENEDGE Workshop
April 11th | Blue Ridge Community College | Weyers Cave  

Introduction to Lean Manufacturing * April 11 * BRCC / Weyers CaveLearn the Principles of Lean Manufacturing and how to apply them. During the simulation exercises - as a member of the production team of Buzz Electronics - you will apply Lean concepts such as standardized work, visual signals, batch-size reduction, pull systems, and more. Experience first hand how Lean improves quality, reduces cycle time, improves delivery performance, reduces Work-in-Process, and creates higher profits. For more information, click here

Second Tuesday Tech Meetup (Welcome Jenzabar!)
Ruby's Arcade | April 11th | 4:30pm-6:30pm

Join the Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance for the best Tech Tuesday yet.

Jenzabar is moving their office, bringing over 50 tech lovers to downtown Harrisonburg. Join the celebration with familiar faces as well as meet some new tech enthusiasts. 

Have fun, drinks, and a great time of geeking out with our newly-expanded downtown  tech community.

Find more information and RSVP on the event's Facebook page.  

Job Opening: Part time IT/Network Support Professional
Chiedo IT | Downtown Harrisonburg

Chiedo IT is hiring a part-time IT/Network Support professional. 

Contact with your resume for details.


Job Openings: 
Associate Instructor of Technical Studies
From: Lord Fairfax Community College

This position will provide leadership for the applied trades and manufacturing certificates and programs in the Division of Business, Education, and Technology. Specific duties include coordinating various existing trades programs such as Electrical, HVAC, and Welding.  The position, in collaboration with engineering faculty, will also lead the development of new courses and programs relevant to a multi-craft/manufacturing technician program.   This instructor will coordinate high school "Trades Academy" programs and will lead the development of a trades academy for the Luray-Page County center location. This position may teach at off-site locations within the LFCC service region.  Fostering relationships with business and industry leaders, secondary partners, and the offices of Workforce Solutions and Continuing Education (WSCE) is important for the position.  

Link to the job posting and application process is:

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