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Workplace bullying prevention seminar set

Published: Thursday, April 4, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, April 4, 2013 2:51 p.m. CDT

McHENRY – McHenry County College will offer the seminar “Preventing Workplace Bullying” from 8 a.m. to noon April 17 at the Shah Center, 4100 W. Shamrock Lane, McHenry.

The seminar will be facilitated by Sheri Bland, trainer, strategic planner, and president of Sheri Bland Solutions. She will offer practical instruction on how to recognize and prevent bullying in the workplace.

The course fee is $99. To register, call 815-455-8588. For more information, call 815-455-8593, or email shahcenter@mchenry.edu.

Local entrepreneurs at ‘Make it Grow!’ event

CRYSTAL LAKE – Entrepreneur U – Make It Grow! will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 17 at the Holiday Inn Conference Center, Crystal Lake.

Local experts will share their knowledge to help entrepreneurs build successful businesses at the event presented by the Northwest Herald and Business Journal.

Local panelists will include Chris Leathers of Your World Fitness, Curtis Smith of Medcor, Sue Dobbe of Dobbe Marketing, Jill Dinsmore of JA Frate and Orrin Kinney of Starline Factory.

Keynote speaker will be Richard Killian, entrepreneur, philanthropist and author. Killian has averaged an acquisition or formation of two companies every year and now owns more than 20 businesses throughout his holdings, which produce more than a half-billion dollars in annual sales.

Cost for Entrepreneur U is $60, which includes continental breakfast and lunch. Tickets can be purchased at the Northwest Herald office, 7717 S. Route 31, Crystal Lake, or with a credit card over the phone at 815-459-4040. For more information, call 815-526-4445.

Free vehicle inspections for Car Care Month

McHENRY – In celebration of Spring Car Care Month, Jays Automotive, 1815 W. Route 120, McHenry, is having a free vehicle inspection event from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 28. There will be a raffle and prizes and all donations will benefit Helping Paws Animal Shelter in Woodstock.

The inspections include checking fluid levels, tires, lights and other system components. Jays Automotive is offering a 10 percent discount off any recommended repairs.

For more information, call 815-679-6473, or email jaysautomotive@gmail.com.

– From local sources

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