SBR Newsletter Week of 2/13

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SBR Events

The new northern RI chapter of SBR will be meeting this week on Tuesday, February 14th, 9 am at Philanthropy Tea and Coffee, 11 Money Hill Road, Chepachet, RI. Openings for Financial Advisor, Insurance, Mortgage Provider, Attorneys, Photographer, etc. Please contact andy@sbrnetwork.com if you plan to attend.


February Mega Mixer at Garden Zen – Business After Hours Mixer Hosted By SBR and Sponsored by Greg Laboissonniere of Clearent Intelligent Processing

Thursday, February 16, 2017
5pm – 7pm
Garden Zen, 495 Washington Street, Coventry, RI

Appetizers included. Cash bar available.
Buy tickets in advance: $5 for members; $10 for non-members.
At the door: $8 for members; $12 for non-members.

Contact Carleen DeSisto at carleen@SBRNetwork.com for more information.

Buy tickets for February 16th for friends of SBR.


April Mega Mixer at Westcott House – Business After Hours Mixer Hosted By SBR and Sponsored by Jason Giglietti of CSC Paymaster
Thursday, April 20, 2017
5pm – 7pm
Westcott House, 1650 Nooseneck Hill Road, Coventry RI

Appetizers included. Cash bar available.
Buy tickets in advance: $5 for members; $10 for non-members.
At the door: $8 for members; $12 for non-members.

Contact Carleen DeSisto at carleen@SBRNetwork.com for more information.

Buy tickets for April 20th for friends of SBR.


SBR would like to thank everyone who came out to visit the Cranston Rainmakers for the Visitors’ Day last week – we had a wonderful turnout and look forward to seeing everyone soon.

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Other Events

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February Cigar After Business Hours Networking Event
Monday, February 13th
5:30pm – 8:30pm
Boulevard Cigars, 609 Armistice Boulevard, Pawtucket, RI

February Cigars After Business Hours Networking Event is a place to share ideas, leads, develop business relationships, and help others who are looking for advice on topics related to their business. If you don’t smoke cigars, you can still attend this event and meet other men and women who are professionals and/or business owners. These types of events are geared to help you grow your business, connect with other like minded people, and learn techniques that work in their business. The room is spacious enough to accommodate up to 30 people for this business gathering. Buy your tickets early and reserve your spot.

For more information, go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cigars-after-business-hours-networking-tickets-30997720015?ref=ebtn.


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How to Use Google Tools for Business
Thursday, February 16th
6pm – 7:45pm
Greenville Public Library – Baker Room, 573 Putnam Pike, Smithfield, RI

There are so many ways you can take advantage of technology to make your business grow. In this class, we will go over all the features that Google offers business owners Learn how you can communicate, collaborate, create, edit, store, and backup with Google.

Topics for this class:

  • Setting up Google to work with your domain
  • Using Gmail as your company’s domain system.
  • Managing your employee’s email
  • Google Calendar integration
  • Google Sheets, forms, docs, slides
  • Collaborate and work together on projects
  • Google Drive cloud storage for your documents
  • Managing company owned mobile devices

For more information, go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-to-use-google-tools-for-business-tickets-31797139099?ref=ebtn.


 

Rhode Island Business Plan Competition 2017

Apply free by April 3, 2017
Complete details at www.ri-bizplan.com
Tech Collective, 166 Valley Street, Building 3, Providence, RI

Every successful business starts with a plan. You’ve got the determination and drive. Here’s your chance to win cash and services – to help build a growth business.

Entrepreneur track – Open to any entrepreneur or aspiring entrepreneur, 18 years of age or older.
Student track – Open to any college or graduate student, 18 years of age or older.

Join us for FREE EVENTS where business experts will share insights:

Kick-Off – Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 – 5:30-7pm
Elevator Pitch Contest – Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016 – 5:30-7:30pm
Business Resource Briefing – Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 – 5:30-7pm
Going from Idea to Business – Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 – 5:30-7pm
Writing Your Business Plan – Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 – 5:30-7pm
Presenting to Investors – Thursday, Mar. 9, 2017 – 5:30-7pm


Please remember SBR’s weather cancellation policy. If the public school system is delayed an hour due to weather, the breakfast meeting in that city/town is cancelled. If the public school system is cancelled due to weather, all chapters in that city/town are considered cancelled for the day.


Weekly Chapter Meetings

Tuesdays
Chepachet Hatchet
Philanthropy Tea and Coffee
11 Money Hill Road
Chepachet, RI
9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.Warwick Phoenix
Doherty’s
30 Jefferson Boulevard
Warwick, RI
12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Wednesdays
Kent County Closers
Raymour and Flanigan
444 Quaker Lane
Warwick, RI
9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.Cranston Rainmakers
Legends Pub & Grub
1458 Park Avenue
Cranston, RI
11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Thursdays
Attleboro Pride
Morin’s Restaurant
16 S. Main Street
Attleboro, MA
9:00 am to 10:30 a.m.
Visitors are the lifeblood of SBR. Please try to invite someone to every meeting whether or not they are likely to join.