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Student Networking Kick-off: Kent State Entrepreneurs
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 18:00:00 +0000

Come on out and join us for the first student networking of the semester. All majors are welcome as we meet and greet with some Kent State student entrepreneurs.


free food and refreshments

When: Sep 9, 2014 6:00:00 PM to Sep 9, 2014 7:00:00 PMin Kent, Ohio

Geauga Growth's 2nd Annual HomeGrown Geauga Benefit
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 18:00:00 +0000

6 p.m.  V.I.P. Room Opens before the Gala


6:30 p.m. HomeGrown Geauga Gala

to benefit

Geauga Growth Partnership 

This signature events helps Geauga Growth Partnership reach its initiative of "Preparing Tomorrow's Workforce Today" by providing GGP internship and career education programs to Geauga County students.

Purchase Gala tickets today!

 Join us in celebration of all things Geauga!

The event is sponsored with the support of the Geauga County Farm Bureau.

A Geauga County Farmer’s Market that will be open to the public from 5:30p.m. – 7 p.m. will feature Geauga produce and more from purveyors such as Sirna Farm and Market, Morning Song Gardens, RAD Foods, The Agrarian Collective, and many others.

The Gala includes an exquisite buffet dinner that showcases Geauga County produce and products.   At the center of the culinary experience is Chef Kimberly McCune Gibson, of Hungry Bee, LLC. She is homegrown, a Kenston High School graduate from the Auburn Career Center Culinary Program who advanced to the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York.

Gala includes a live auction of unique packages that include
Golf Outings, Chef Dinners, A Hilton Head Condominium & more.

A host of local entertainment will be available for benefit-goers. Photo souvenirs, caricature artists, tarot cards, a performance by Jasmine Dragons acrobatic aerial team plus live music by No Moss and Switch are just a few of the unique attractions!



Diamond Sponsor:

with Supporting Sponsor: 


 Platinum Sponsors:



Gold  Sponsors:

Richard and Christie        



Silver Sponsors:


Bronze Sponsors:


When: Sep 13, 2014 6:00:00 PM to Sep 13, 2014 11:00:00 PMin Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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For Impact Funding Boot Camp
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 08:30:00 +0000


Spend two days at our beautiful 50-acre campus exploring the For Impact Point of View and Sales Process. The For Impact Boot Camp is focused on frameworks and skill building - You will leave with the the knowledge you need to simplify your message and funding rationale and take your organization to the next level. 

This twice per year opportunity is great for our organizational alums or for anyone looking to hone their individual skills -  this is a huge personal and professional development opportunity!

This high-energy, two-day session is focused on:

  • How to execute against a sales process (for major gifts, campaign gifts, transformational gifts, etc)
  • How to build and maximize relationships
  • How to build and lead an effective team
  • How to ask, close and follow-up

At Boot Camp We Cover:

  • The For Impact Point of View, which includes
    • A change in vocab
    • The entrepreneurial spirit
    • Design-thinking (lots of VISUAL at this camp)
  • Frameworks and tools to: 
    • Clarify your vision
    • Simplify your message
    • Articulate priorities and case for support
    • Design captivating engagement tools
    • Identify, prioritize and strategize prospects
    • Engage leadership (including your board)

  •  The Sales Process - in depth:
    • How to make a presentation
      **Watch For Impact team members role play several ask scenarios with an opportunity for follow-up questions and discussion**
    • How to have a dialogue and work through objections / tough questions
    • How to get to a roadmap on every visit
    • How to know what to ask for
    • How to train others on your team (using the sales frameworks)

Particpants will receive:

  • Engagement Tool examples
  • Selling tool kit (example letters, scripts, call memos)
  • Three months of access to our online video learning platform (value $495)


(Download our Preparation Packet for more info on where to stay, transportation, what to wear, etc.)

Fly into Port Columbus International Airport (CMH).
Rental cars are advised. 
The site for our training (Eagle Creek Leadership Center) is 40 minutes northwest of the Columbus airport.  The recommended hotels are approx 30 minutes from the airport and 10-15 minutes from Eagle Creek. Plan on arriving in Columbus the night before your Boot Camp begins.  You will be able to make return flights for anytime after 4:30 pm ET on the second day of training.

Your training registration includes a light breakfast and lunch for both days. Please notify us upon your registration of any food allergies or special needs.

Please contact Kerry Suddes (614-554-7525) if you are interested in bringing multiple people from your organization.


  • Super Early Bird (ends August 18, 2014) - $815/attendee
  • Early Bird Registration (ends September 8, 2014) - $845/attendee
  • Full Price Registration - $895
  • Alumni Organizations may attend for $795/person
    Must email Kerry Suddes (kerry@forimpact.org) for Alumni Registration Code.


Hyatt Place Columbus/Dublin
6161 Parkcenter Circle
Dublin, OH 43017
(614) 799-1913

The Chase Suite Hotel
4130 Tuller Rd.
Dublin, OH 43017
(614) 766-7762

Courtyard by Marriott
5175 Post Road
Dublin, OH 43017
1 (800) 321-2211 

Embassy Suites Hotels
5100 Upper Metro Place
Dublin, OH 43017
(614) 790-9000

Hampton Inn
3920 Tuller Road
Dublin, OH 43017
(614) 889-0573  

Hilton Garden Inn
500 Metro Place North
Dublin, OH 43017
(614) 766-9900

Holiday Inn Express – Dublin
5500 Tuttle Crossing Blvd
Dublin, OH 43016
(614) 793-5500

Quality Inn & Suites
3950 Tuller Road
Dublin, OH 43017
(614) 764-0770

Red Roof Inn
5125 Post Rd
Dublin, OH 43017
(614) 764-0698

Welcome Home Inn
6640 Home Road
Delaware, OH 43015
(740) 881-6588 (Bed & Breakfast)

**Please note that these are just recommendations for lodging.  There may be more affordable options than than the ones listed above.  If you use a discount travel website, we love Hotwire, use the zip code for Dublin, OH 43017.

When: Oct 7, 2014 8:30:00 AM to Oct 8, 2014 2:30:00 PMin Ostrander, Ohio

The Edge - Akron, OH (Sept.)
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 12:00:00 +0000

The Edge is a 60-minute, monthly event held over breakfast. It focuses on practical leadership tools and principles that support successful teams and individual development and provides you with a setting for developing and growing your influence within your organization, community, and family.

When: Sep 3, 2014 12:00:00 PM to Sep 3, 2014 1:00:00 PMin Akron, Ohio
Cost: 15.00 true Advance Registration 15.00

20.00 true At The Door 20.00

IRS Form 1099 Reporting: What You Need to Know - Lorman.com
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0000


You cannot afford to only grasp the basics - learn the ins and outs of 1099 filing requirements.

Independent contractors save your business money, but increasing IRS scrutiny can put you at risk. Fail to meet all the 1099 filing requirements, and you may land in a hotbed of penalties. With a maze of 1099 forms, and confusing and ever-changing IRS reporting guidelines, mastering the 1099 can be a daunting task for any business.

Attend this informative seminar and sharpen your 1099 savvy. Develop better, more accurate reporting skills - keep your business audit-ready and in compliance. Determine a worker's status without hesitation - every time - and stay current and in the clear.

Benefits for You

-Pinpoint when to issue a W-2 or 1099 form

-Perfect your backup withholding rules know-how

-Walk through the 1099 series of forms with ease - know which form you need to use

-Increase your filing savvy and avoid late filing and failure to file penalties

Learning Objectives

-You will be able to review the IRS 1099 forms and compliance.

-You will be able to discuss incorrect usage of forms 1099.

-You will be able to identify reporting issues.

-You will be able to describe the most common forms.

When: Aug 1, 2014 12:00:00 AM in Independence, Ohio
Cost: 349.00

Central Ohio Energy Forum
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:30:00 +0000

The Central Ohio Energy Forum will provide attendees with fresh perspectives on how the energy landscape is evolving and transforming. Energy industry experts and thought leaders will review the diverse methods that are being deployed to meet the growing energy demand.

Topics will include:

  • Opportunities for economic development & job creation
  • Global, national and regional industry trends
  • Workforce and industry transformation
  • Clean energy and energy efficiency policies



Contact Information:

Phone: 614-307-7408

E-mail: centralohioenergyforum@gmail.com

PO Box 361311

Columbus, Ohio 43236


When: Sep 12, 2014 7:30:00 AM to Sep 12, 2014 5:00:00 PMin Columbus, Ohio
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Fundamentals of Construction Contracts in Ohio: Understanding the Issues - Lorman.com
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0000


Today's economic recovery demands a thorough knowledge of contracts - know your risks before you sign.

Keep your risks to a minimum and your profits to a maximum. Construction contracts can help you do this and much more. Register for this seminar and get a working understanding of contracts to minimize your risk of financial loss in today's economic climate.

Improve your contract know-how so you can have an advantage in your next contract negotiation. A strong knowledge of contract terms and conditions will help you save money and avoid disputes - so start building that knowledge now. Register today.

Benefits for You

-Maximize efficiency by skillfully maneuvering through the entire process of contract development

-Prevent payment problems on the front end by understanding contract claims procedures, and developing lien and bond laws

-Be prepared in the event of termination - make sure your contract addresses this upfront

-Discover how to properly document project conditions to avoid future headaches

Learning Objectives

-You will be able to identify the impact of troublesome contract clauses.

-You will be able to identify issues involving claims for breach of a construction contract.

-You will be able to file public and private mechanic's liens and performance and payment bond claims.

-You will be able to review performance risk allocation and management.

When: Aug 1, 2014 12:00:00 AM in Akron, Ohio
Cost: 349.00

Sales and Use Tax for Contractors in Ohio - Lorman.com
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0000


Every contractor in Ohio has sales and use tax obligations - find out how to reduce your liability.

Contractors have various tax responsibilities depending upon the work performed and what contract provisions apply. Failure to meet all documentation requirements may result in assessment of tax, penalties and interest. This course will cover the sales and use tax requirements contractors doing business in Ohio, along with many of the common opportunities and pitfalls that frequently surprise businesses operating in the construction industry.

Join our experienced panel of Ohio tax professionals, and sharpen your skills. Learn ways to operate within the rules to reduce Ohio sales and use tax liabilities. Develop better, more accurate reporting skills - keep your business audit-ready and in compliance. Register today.

Benefits for You

-Contract language is important - learn what you need to look for to determine how a job should be taxed

-Learn exemption and taxability requirements

-Know your Ohio sales tax and use tax obligations and keep your organization audit-ready

-Stay up-to-date with recent Ohio judicial, legislative and administrative changes

Learning Objectives

-You will be able to discuss temporary usage.

-You will be able to explain contractee certification requirements.

-You will be able to identify business fixtures.

-You will be able to discuss taxable services and products.

When: Aug 1, 2014 12:00:00 AM in Columbus, Ohio
Cost: 349.00

Wednesday Evening Functional Stoneware Pottery
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 18:00:00 +0000

Students will learn many ceramic techniques including but not limited to hand-building, throwing on the pottery wheel, slab-rolling, and dip glazing. Ceramic classes are small with individual instruction and open studio hours with time to work on your own projects. This class is designed for all skill levels. Sign up early as this class fills fast. Supply fee: $20 (does not include clay) Clay can be purchased on the first day of class, $20 for 25lbs. This is a weekly class beginning on September 10th and ending on October 29th.

When: Sep 10, 2014 6:00:00 PM to Sep 10, 2014 8:00:00 PMin Mansfield, Ohio
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Stanley's 13th Annual Summer Music Festival
Sat, 23 Aug 2014 17:00:00 +0000

When: Aug 23, 2014 5:00:00 PM in Cincinnati, Ohio