* Impact of AHAImpact of AHA
Time: 12:00 pm
Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Small Business What is the Employer healthcare mandate and how does it affect my business? How do I qualify for the Small Business Health Care Credit? What is a full time equivalent employee? What employees are required to be covered by insurance? Why am I discussing insurance with my accountant? These are questions affecting many small business owners as a result of the Affordable Care Act. If you are a small business owner or self-employed, you need to attend this lunch session to learn more about this legislation and how your business will be impacted. Bring your lunch and be ready to ask questions from Jane Patton, a local CPA and small business owner. If you prefer, reserve a bag lunch for when you call to reserve your spot.
* Technology in BusinessTechnology in Business
Time: 10:00 am
One of the greatest hurdles of business owners is the lack of knowledge about the effect technology has on business growth. It can simplify, automate and speed up a task you do every day in business. Join us to learn more about Cloud Computing, Mobile for Business and Apps for Business.
* BRCEDA Board meetingBRCEDA Board meeting
Time: 3:00 pm
Beginning August 19, 2013, the Carroll-Grayson-Galax Regional Industrial Facilities Authority (DBA Blue Ridge Crossroads Economic Development Authority) will hold its regular meetings on the third Monday of every month at 3:00 PM at the Crossroads Institute located at 1117 East Stuart Drive, Galax, VA 24333. The public is welcome to attend all open session meetings of the Authority.