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It's a terrific beverage to sip on a sunny afternoon or a refresh- ing ingredient to liven up recipes such as these: FDIC and SBA Team Up to Offer Financial Education and Mentoring Support to New Higher Education System to Host and Aspiring Entrepreneurs Statewide Diversity Conference The Federal Deposit Insurance basics of financial management at On Wed., Apr. 25, the West Vir- Southern Regional Education Board Corporation and U.S. Small Business entrepreneurs' fingertips and make it ginia Higher Education Policy Corn- (SREB), The Education Alliance, The Administration recently announced easier for them to build their knowl- mission (Commission) will host"En- Charleston Area Alliance and colleges new resources to support small bust- edge and skill set.'" hancing Diversity in Higher Educa- and universities across the state. nessesacrossthenation.ActingChair- GruenbergandChodoswerejoined tion: A Collaborative Approach," a Conference registration is open to man Gruenberg and SBAs Associate by Training Alliance partners at the one-day conference aimed at increas- the public with a specialized focus on Administrator for Entrepreneurial launch of Money Smart for Small ing awareness regarding today's glo- colleges and universities, community Development Michael Chodos re- Business, hosted by the District of bal society. leased Money Smart for Small Bust- Columbia'sAffinityLab, asmallbusi- The conference will begin at 8:30 ness, a training curriculum for new ness incubator. "We are proud to a.m. at the Charleston Marriott Town and aspiring business owners, launch Money Smart for Small Bust- Center in downtown Charleston. Dr. Developed in partnership between ness," said Gruenberg. John T. Wolfe, Jr., Associate Vice both agencies, this curriculum is the "We value our partnerships - with Chancellor for Diversity and Aca- latest offering in the FDIC's award- SBA and the Money Smart Alliance demic Leadership Development for winning Money Smart program, members - and recognize their im- the University System of Maryland, Money Smart for Small Business portance to our work. Small bust- will serve as the keynote speaker. The conference is part of an on- provides an introduction to day-to- nesses play a vital role in supporting Dr. Wolfe' s keynote address. "Cus- going diversity initiative, which is led day business organization and plan- a vibrant economy." tomizing/TailoringCollaborativeAp- by a statewide Diversity Council ning and is written for entrepreneurs Each of the 10 instructor-led mod- proaches to Achieving Diversity: All (Council). The.purpose of the Coun- with limited or no prior formal bust- ules in Money Smart for Small Bust- Things Considered." will provide an cil is to enhance the Commission's ness training. It offers practicalinfor- ness provides financial and business overview of diversity at the national efforts to provide equitable opportu- mation that can be applied immedi- managementforbusinessownersand level and ways to create a focused, nities in order to create diverse aca- ately, while also preparing partici- includes a scripted instructor guide, collaborative approach to promote demic communmes and to increase pants for more advanced training, participant guide and overhead slides, diversity in West Virginia. the overall retention and graduation FDIC and SBA will form a Train- The FDIC will host an online"town Dr.Wolfe previously served as rates for the state's four-year public ing Alliance for organizations that hall" for potential Training Alliance President of Kentucky State Univer- colleges and universities. support small businesses through partners in the months ahead, sity and Savannah State University as The Council includes a representa- training, technical assistance or More than 10 years after the origi- well [s Executive Director of the tive from each of the Commission's mentoring, nal release of the award-winning National PUSH (People United to member institutions. Council repre- "WeareexcitedtojointheFDICin Money Smart adult curriculum, ServeHumanity)/RainbowCoalition. sentativesareworkingattheirrespec- its expansion of the Money Smart Money Smart for Small Business a multi-racial, multi-issue, progres- tiveinstitutionsandintheirlocalcom- curriculum for small business," said builds on the proven results in finance sve. international membership orga- muntties to create Campus and Com- SBA Administrator Karen Mills. management for those who complete nization for social change, mumty Teams. which will provide "The FDIC is a vital ally in our the curriculum. In addition to the keynote speaker, recommendations to the Council for efforts to help small business owners The Money Smart for Small Busi- the conference will include panel dis- presentation to and consideration by start, grow and create jobs. Money ness curriculum is free and available cussions with representatives fromthe the full Commission. 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For more delicious, juicy reci- pes. go to r * CAROL REED WOLFE Democrat for Magistrate Qualified 1974 Graduate, Gilmer County High School 1977 Graduate, Glenville State College, BSW -k 1999 Graduate, Marshall University, MA -k Passed all required exams administered by the WV Supreme Court in rudimentary procedures and principles of law. $r Selected three times by the WV Supreme Court to attend the National Judicial College. Experienced -k Elected and re-elected by Gilmer Countians since 1978 -k Currently serving as Chief Magistrate and Juvenile Referee -k Appointed by the WV Supreme Court to hear cases on a special needs basis in numerous counties throughout the state Has served by appointment on the WV Judicial Inquiry Commission and numerous committees formed to explore such issues as juvenile justice, domestic violence, sexual harassment, court facilities and racial disparity; currently serving on the State Fatality Review Committee r Has served as President of the WV Magistrates Association, currently holding the position of Secretary, having been elected by her peers across the state "A ll power is vested in, and consequently derived from, the people. Magistrates are their trustees and servants and at all times amendable to them." Article 3, Section 2 - west Virginia Constitution Paid for by the Candidate P./tooeo From/ 05 Chevy EquinoxLT; AWD, extra clean, $14,880 * '98 Subaru Legacy wagon, manual ....=41880 * '99 Ford Escort .................................. )4,880 * '04 Olds Aler0 4 dr., clean ................... $5,880 * '00 Chevy Tracker 4x4 ........................ $4,880 Thursday, May 3, 2012  The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder --Page 5B WV Jobs Improve, Threat of Health Insurance Tax Deters Hiring Recently, the U.S. Department of Labor announced West Virginia's un- employment rate fell to 6.9 percent in March. While this may be a slight indication that the economy is improv- ing modestly, small business owners nationwide still worry that the costly, groups and organizations, faith-based job-killingHealth!nsuranceTax (HIT) organizations, businesses and corpo- will threaten their successes. rations and non-profit groups. The HIT, expected to take effect in Space is limited and those inter- 2014 as part of the Affordable Care ested in attending should contact Act, will cost small businesses $87 Jelayne Crosier or Dr. Gregory Epps . billion, impacting the bottom lines bycalling 304-558-0261 ore-mailing and expansion abilities of millions of small businesses. The Stop The HIT Coalition issued the following statement: "'On the heels of Tax Day when Americans take pause to remember their financial obligations, small busi- nesses are reminded that they cannot afford another tax on the ir operations. We rely on our small businesses to keep our nation afloat by creating jobs and stimulating the economy at all levels. "Today's news is not enough. If Washington truly wants to turn the economy around, they must start by repealing unnecessary, costly burdens, like the HIT. that prevent small busi- ness growth." 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Senators John B arrasso R- WY), Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and OI) m- pia Snowe (R-ME) introduced the "The Jobs and Premium Protection Act" and Representatives Charles Boustany (R-LA) and Dan Boren D- OKI introduced compamon House legislation that has more than 125 bipartisan cosponsors. The Stop The HIT Coalition repre- sents the nation's small bus mess own- ers, their employees and the self-em- ployed who "are actively working to repeal the Health Insurance Tax. Since the Coalition's formation in May, it has grown to include more than 35 national organizations, repre- senting millions of small business owners across the country. The Coalition's website enables small business owners and employees to sign a petition and write a letter to their Representatives in Washington urging them to repeal this tax. 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