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Conference to Feature Young National Entrepreneurs

Conference to Feature Young National Entrepreneurs

 

Fresno, Calif. – The Lyles Center of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Fresno City College have partnered to bring two of the nation’s top entrepreneurs to the 2013 Central California Young Entrepreneurs Conference (CCYEC) on March 6, 2013 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center.

 

The sold-out conference is free to all high school students across the Valley and this year, we are expecting more than 800 students to attend.

 

Our morning keynote speaker is Jeet Banerjee, Co-Founder of StatFuse, an educational website dedicated to high school students who want to get into the college of their dreams. Through StatFuse, students can calculate their chances of getting accepted to various colleges, get college recommendations, plan college applications, track progress and much more.

Job Fair for Teachers!

Job Fair for Teachers!

Mark your calendar!

Brandman University will be hosting a job fair on its Hanford campus on March 6th-- specifically for educators. It will go from noon to 4 p.m. at 325 Mall Drive.

School districts with immediate openings will be on hand to review resumes and conduct on-the-spot interviews. Positions being filled include K-12 single and multiple subjects, and special education in multiple schools including Hanford Elementary, Hanford High School, Lemoore Elementary, Coalinga-Huron, and Exeter.

"If you are a teacher looking for a great position in the area, you don’t want to miss this event," said event organizer Shelsy Hutchison, Manager of Community Relations Brandman.

Grant Money Up for Grabs!

Grant Money Up for Grabs!

The Fresno Regional Foundation (FRF) is accepting applications for its 2013 Youth Grant Cycle and will be granting $206,000 to youth-serving organizations. Of this amount, $105,000 will be earmarked specifically for Dinuba, Cutler-Orosi, Orange Cove, and Reedley for youth and education. The grant amount range is $5,000 to $25,000. In addition, $10,000 will be earmarked for charter school petition development.

FRF will fund organizations serving children 4th to 12th grade that address the social, education, and health challenges impacting youth in our region, while working collaboratively with community partners to provide services.

To share information about grants, FRF will be hosting a grant information webinar on February 21 at 11 a.m. and an in-person grant information session on February 28 at 1 p.m.

USDA Opens For Latest Round of Farm-To-School Grants

USDA Opens For Latest Round of Farm-To-School Grants

Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan has released a request for applications (RFA) for the latest round of USDS Farm-to-School Grants.

These grants help eligible schools improve the health and wellbeing of their students and connect with local agricultural producers.

"USDA's Farm-to-School grants connect schools with their local farmers, ranchers and food businesses, providing new economic opportunities to food producers and bringing healthy, local offerings into school cafeterias," said Merrigan.

Scholarship Money Up for Grabs!

Scholarship Money Up for Grabs!

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Register for Girl Scouts-- In the Comfort of Your Home!

Register for Girl Scouts-- In the Comfort of Your Home!

Girl Scouts is going green!

Online registration is now available.

Girl Scouts of Central California South just launched their new online membership registration portal, E-Biz.

Parents can hop online, click the online registration button, and sign up their daughter as a new Girl Scout.

This tool is not just for new Girl Scout families.

Former adult volunteers, Girl Scouts, and troop leaders can also use the new online registration to review their memberships, manage their troops, and keep their contact information up to date.

“We are very excited for our E-Biz site to be live. It is more efficient, saves time, and helps the environment,” stated CEO Cathy Ferguson.

For more information on Girl Scouts of Central California South’s online registration, click here.

Scholarship Opportunity

Scholarship Opportunity

 

The Kohl’s Department Store will award more than $425,000 in scholarships and prizes this year. Ranging from $50 Kohl’s gift cards to $10,000 scholarships, more than 2,300 young volunteers who have made a positive impact on their communities will be selected. Nominations for kids ages six to 18 will be accepted February 1 – March 15 at kohlskids.com.