Veterans have the character, skills, and discipline needed to succeed as entrepreneurs. Wondering what else it will take and how to prepare? Boots to Business Reboot is an introduction to business ownership offered to all veterans and their spouses on Thursday, March 23, 9:00-5:00 at Porter Branch. Some of the topics included in this entrepreneurial education program are: the components of a business plan, an introduction to private and public resources, opportunity recognition, and much more.
In today’s world, many of us have experienced identity theft firsthand or have worried that what seems like an opportunity may really be a scam. If you would like to learn how to spot and avoid identity theft or fraud so that you can protect yourself and your family, come to Porter Branch on Thursday, March 16, 6:30-8:00. Steven Scheibe will be presenting this program for people of all ages, which is brought to you by the AARP Fraud Watch Network.
Whether you are an avid birdwatcher, a student preparing a report on the state bird of Virginia, or just interested in hearing the real drumming sound of a woodpecker, then Birds of North America Online is for you! In addition to the sound recordings of each bird, there are also photographs and often video clips of each species. Articles about the bird’s appearance, food habits, migration, life cycle and much more are also available.
Genealogical research is a profession for some and a hobby for many. With the advent of TV shows such as “Who Do You Think You Are?” and the multitude of resources available online, there are some interested novices entering the field who need a little help knowing where to start. The following brief overview is for these beginners.