Business / Nonprofits

Build Responsibly

Let us help you to alleviate problems with the floodplain permitting process and help facilitate responsible building and lessen the impact on our local waterways. This presentation will cover the submittal requirements for both Floodplain Development permits and stormwater pollution prevention plans to the City of Arlington.

presented in partnership with Arlington Stormwater Management

Overcome Fear in Business

What's stopping you from starting a small business? Fear is ever present in life - even for small business owners. Fear can either cripple you or propel you in to the next phase of your business. Come to this Small Business Network program and learn tactics to overcome it! For new and veteran business owners.

Presented by JaCoi James, JK Consulting .


How to Support Your Customer

In the third quarter of 2017, DFW small businesses saw a 24% increase in sales. Learn how you can be a part of this positive trend: people want to know who you are as a small business! This workshop, part of our Small Business Network, will give you tools to better understand how to support those that can benefit from your product and services.

Presented by JaCoi James, J&K Consulting

Job Coaching

Are you interested in making a change in your career? Do you feel like you aren't reaching your potential in your current job?

Join Rebekah Stokes and Wynetta Williams for a two-part job coaching seminar on how to overcome what is preventing you from making the career and life changes you want to make. Rebekah is a life coach and Wynetta is a real estate professional; both are motivational speakers who are interested in giving back, sharing their experiences and helping you grow.

Come ready to learn, grow and create positive change in your life and career.

Flood Insurance: What Property Owners Need to Know

Learn how to determine the risk of flooding in the City of Arlington and how you can purchase flood insurance through the National Flood Insurance Program. The class will include topics such as:

natural floodplain functions - maintaining this function reduces the overall risk of flooding flood risk - how to find out if your property is at risk and flood insurance - available to both residential and commercial areas outside the Special Flood Hazard areas

Presented by the Floodplain Administration of the Public Works and Transportation Department.

Building Business Relationships is Critical to Your Small Business

Business relationships are critical if you want to flourish in your industry. Most people focus only on marketing their product or services but leaving out the most important factor - the people! Join us at this workshop to explore the ways that you can make a greater impact in the relationships you build while at the same time achieving revenue growth.

Presented by J&K Consulting

Teen Influencers

Join social media influencer, author and local small business owner Jacqueline Hill as we learn about entrepreneurship, social media branding and marketing. Jacqueline teach program participants the fine art of advertising yourself or your business in the best possible way by sharing social media strategies to get followers and clicks. There will be a special focus on nonprofit work so this will help you help others!

Bring your laptop if you have one and your cellphone if you use it for social media!


Small Business Network: Human Trafficking Watch

Globally, 20.9 million adults and children are forced into human trafficking and are subjected to violence and torture. Human trafficking is in all 50 states. What can the private sector do to combat the problem?Join us for a conversation on human trafficking and learn from the Arlington Police Department what business owners can do to help prevent this crime.

Maker Nights: Beekeeping

Join Texas Master Beekeeper-Advanced, Richard Threlkeld for an evening of exploring the interesting world of beekeeping. He is the treasurer of the Metro Beekeepers Association where their motto is "Saving the bees one hive at a time."


the many benefits of raising bees (it's not just for their honey!) the impact this small insect has on our daily life what it takes to raise them.

This program is for adults, 18+.

This program is part of the Maker Nights series for adults. Every session of this...

Grant Seeking Workshop

Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders.

In this workshop, you will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants, including:

Who funds nonprofits and what their motivations are. What funders really want to know about the organizations they are interested in funding. How to identify potential funders and a successful first approach. Introduction to Foundation Directory Online and other library resources.

Please know that access to the...


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