Calendar Notes


The Los Angeles District of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) offers a variety of no cost classes for business owners in our Training Room, located at 330 N. Brand Blvd., Suite 1200, Glendale, CA 91203.  Picture identification is required for all attendees by building security.  The parking garage daily rate is $9.00. After hours parking is free.

View the Los Angeles SBA online calendar at:

Registration for all our classes is required.  

To register, please go to the registration site: unless otherwise indicated. 

May 2013:

How to Improve Your Business Workshop Series

5/29      6:30PM – 8:30PM

Presented by: Victor Green

Do you need advice and direction to help your business make more money, identify your customers; control your finances; make your marketing effective, and much more…? All of these issues will be covered in this session. The speaker is Victor Green, a Brit, who is a very successful entrepreneur. Let him tell you what makes a business succeed. This session will allow you to ask questions and be involved in the audience’s discussions. This is a great opportunity to ask questions and learn from the best. Book you place NOW.

June 2013:

Federal/State Basic Payroll Tax Seminar

6/7  9:00AM – 3:00PM

Presented by: EDD, State of CA

This informative seminar will cover:

  • California payroll reporting requirements, including forms, employer obligations, reporting, and payment requirements.
  • About independent contractor reporting requirements.
  • Electronic filing and payment requirements and options.
  • Federal payroll reporting requirements, including Forms 940, 941, 1099, W-2, W-4, W-9, and alternative filing.

To reserve your spot, log on to or call 888 745-3886

8(a) Application Workshop

6/13      9:00AM – 11:00AM

Presented by: SBA

Recommended: established business of at least two years

This workshop will address the initial entrance criteria needed for the 8(a) Business Development Program. Review tips on how to complete the electronic application and how to market in the federal contracting arena. Seating is limited to 25. Pre-registration is required. No walk-ins will be admitted.  Register by phone: 818-552-3223 or by

When registering, you will be asked to provide the following information:


Company name




Number of years in business

________________________________________________________________________ helps small businesses find green contracts, grants, and partnerships throughout the federal government.  It promotes sustainable, environmentally friendly procurement practices and lets small businesses share information related to green contracting.

Free Small Business Counseling by Appointment…..Call or Click

LA SCORE @ 818 552-3206 or

LA Small Business Development Center @ 562-938-5020 or


Please note that the SBA training program is made possible by the generous support of our volunteer teachers and presenters.  We appreciate their time and expertise; however, these presentations do not represent an endorsement of their views, opinions, products, or services by SBA.  All SBA programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested at least 2 weeks in advance.

Filmmakers Converge on Rhode Island

SOURCE:  HP Digital/U.S. Embassy

Rhode Island may be the smallest U.S. state, but the Ocean State is making big waves in the film world. Considered a portal for the best of independent cinema, the Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) brings celebrities, award-winning filmmakers and enthusiastic audiences from around the world to Providence, Rhode Island, every summer.

Through its affiliation with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, RIIFF is a qualifying festival for the Academy Awards for short films. Started in 1996, it has also become a leading juried competition showcase for international independent filmmakers.

Taking place August 6–11, the 2013 festival will give filmmakers and film buffs the opportunity to exchange ideas in discussion forums, master classes and colloquia. In 2012, RIIFF screened more than 200 cinematic works from 51 countries and 34 U.S. states; of these screenings, 28 were world premieres.

EKU Center for the Arts

Menopause The Musical (R) – June 1, 2013 – 3:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Menopause the Musical (R)


Funkfest Poster2013 Funkfest – Don’t miss Funk Fest 2013 on Saturday, May 18th at International Park featuring R Kelly, Bel Biv Devoe, Rakim and more.

Funk Fest®
The 2013 Funk Fest® music series marks the 19th anniversary of the festival which began as a small concert in an outdoor venue in Mobile, Alabama. Each year, Funk Fest®ffheader_jillscott_2013_B FunkFest attracts music enthusiasts from all 50 states to its specially-selected venues and adds significant tourism revenue to each city’s local economy. The music festival has played host to some of the biggest names in entertainment, including Frankie Beverly and Maze, the Gap Band, New Edition, Whodini, Big Daddy Kane, Betty Wright, Doug E. Fresh, Rickey Smiley, the Ohio Players, the SOS Band, Cameo, Erykah Badu, Charlie Wilson and many others. Funk Fest® celebrates the rich cultural heritage of “old school” music and has grown into a true celebration of human expression.  Read more…






UofL/UK Former/Current Players
Surprise Guest


Camp Rondo will be 5 FUN FILLED days of basketball instruction, drills, competitions and team play.


  • Lunch
  • Snack
  • Camp Rondo t-shirt
  • Camp Rondo armband
  • Autograph/photo session
  • A chance to win two Celtic tickets for the 2013/2014 season
  • Opportunity to meet and hang out with RAJON RONDO

Session 1: July 8 – July 12
Session 2: July 15 – July 19
Go to
Monday – Friday:  9am – 4pm

If you have questions, please contact:
Ben Easley | or call 502.599.9081

There will be “ONLY 2” camps in Louisville at

“MidAmerica Sports Center” on Watterson Trail


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