Business Briefs: Buy car, deliver elevator pitch, apply for grant
March 27, 2012 12:52PM
Updated: April 29, 2012 8:09AM
Credit union to host free vehicle buying seminar
DuPage Credit Union is offering a free vehicle buying seminar between 10 and 11:30 a.m. April 14 at DuPage Credit Union’s Naperville operations center, 1515 Bond St. Learn how to better negotiate at the dealership. Make a reservation at dupagecu.com or call 800-323-2611.
Edward Jones adviser hosts seminar for women
Edward Jones financial adviser Larry Henderson of Naperville is hosting a free educational seminar, titled “A Woman’s Guide to Money Matters,” at 1:30 p.m. April 10 at Le Chocolat, 129 S. Washington St., Naperville.
To make a reservation, call Hilda Pocius at 630-585-8090.
Learn to give ‘elevator pitch’ at job workshop
Two Chicago-area business coaches have teamed up to present an interactive series of presentations that will help participants craft an elevator pitch.
Actor Ellen Lerner is a coach and founder of My Dramatic Solutions. Lauren Milligan frequently offers advice on channels such as WGN and WLS radio, ABC News, and CLTV, and owns ResuMAYDAY.
The next presentation: “Develop and Deliver Your Message” will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 11 at Clarus Center, 28379 Davis Parkway, Warrenville. Cost is $30 and includes light concessions. Register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apply for Greener
Business Program Grants
The city of Naperville is accepting applications for the Greener Business Program Matching Grant Fund that will help qualified businesses get financial assistance for energy efficient retrofit projects.
Applications, as well as a list of qualifications and frequently asked questions, are available at www.naperville.il.us/greenerbusiness.aspx. Get a printed copy on the main floor of the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St. Applications will be accepted until May 1, and grants will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.