Rich City Biz Blog – March 6, 2017

March is Women’s History Month! In honor of Women’s History Month, the Chamber is contacting women-owned businesses to feature on our blog. Please contact nadine@rcoc.com for details. Funding Opportunities March 10: The Richmond Promise Scholarship March 20: ECIA Community Grant Program Application Due   Highlights from the Richmond City Council Meeting...

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Congratulations to the winners of the 14th Annual Small Business Awards

The East Bay Leadership Council’s Small Business/ Entrepreneurial Task Force congratulates the winners of the 14th Annual Small Business Awards. At the awards luncheon and ceremony on Friday, May 9th, they honored small business owners selected by the Chambers of Commerce throughout Contra Costa County and the Tri-Valley. See those...

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How to Make Your Business Plan Stand Out

Article by the U.S. Small Business Administration – www.sba.gov. One of the first steps to business planning is determining your target market and why they would want to buy from you. For example, is the market you serve the best one for your product or service? Are the benefits of...

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When You Have Supply Needs, Contact The Office City!

Contact The Office City for all your supply needs. They specialize in office and computer supplies, janitorial supplies, furniture and print and promotional products. When you do business with The Office City, you can expect easy online, phone and fax ordering, expert and fast advice from experienced professionals, free overnight...

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Is Entrepreneurship For You?

Article provided by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Starting your own business can be an exciting and rewarding experience. It can offer numerous advantages such as being your own boss, setting your own schedule and making a living doing something you enjoy. But, becoming a successful entrepreneur requires thorough planning,...

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BART wants to work with local small businesses

BART is inviting small businesses* to attend one of their meetings scheduled throughout the Bay Area this month. See this flyer for meeting details and how to register with the appropriate meeting host (e.g. VFM Consultants). If you are not a small business, please feel free to circulate the informational...

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