August 2017 Community Events

Calendar

Every Sunday

Dededo Flea Market
5:00 a.m. to about 10:00 a.m.
Farmers Coop – intersection of W. Santa Monica Blvd. and Route 1, or Marine Corps Drive, in Dededo.

Asan Flea Market
5:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m./9:00 a.m.
Located in Harley Davidson parking lot

Every Tuesday

Agat Night Market
3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Next to Mayor’s Office

Yona Rulz Showdown
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Next to the painted carabao and Buenas Market
Hot food and local produce

Farm to Table at Kitchen Lingo
4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
We have locally grown produce for sale in front of Kitchen Lingo in Agana. Located behind Bank of Hawaii.

Every Wednesday

Chamorro Village Wednesday Night Market
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Local produce, island cuisine, arts and crafts, and souvenirs

Every Thursday

Mangilao Night Market
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Located between Santa Teresita Church and the Mangilao Senior Citizens Center
“Flea Market” style, with hot food and refreshing drinks, local products, produce, toys, clothes, plants, music, and raffle prizes.
Please note: FTT is there from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Every Saturday

Dededo Flea Market
5:00 a.m. to about 10:00 a.m.
Farmers Coop – intersection of W. Santa Monica Blvd. and Route 1, or Marine Corps Drive, in Dededo.

Every Fourth Sunday

Ginen I Tano Street Market
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Inalajan on San Jose Ave., in front of the G.Flores History Center and Hotnu Bakery

Every first Wednesday of the month

CORE Pesticide Applicator Certification Exam
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Guam EPA Agency, Tiyan Barrigada
For additional information, contact Betwin Alokoa at 671-300-4758 or Betwin.Alokoa@epa.guam.gov

Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday

Guam Food Tours — Fiesta Plate Tour
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Our signature tour features classic Chamorro dishes prepared by licensed food vendors. Because part of this tour takes place outdoors, we advise guests to wear comfortable clothing and shoes. There will be an opportunity to purchase souvenirs from some of our vendors. If you are interested, please bring cash. Guests are welcome to bring cameras, but please do not leave your personal belongings unattended. Guam Food Tours is not responsible for lost items. We request that guests be ready for pickup in front of your hotel fifteen minutes prior to scheduled departure. For tours starting at 11:00 a.m., please be ready for pickup at 10:45 a.m. Please contact us directly at guamfoodtours@gmail.com for any other inquiries.

August 4, 2017

How to Start a Business
8:30am – 11:00am
Registration Deadline: 8/4/2017 12:00 PM (ChST)
Fee: $20.00
Location: UOG Leon Guerrero SBPA Bldg. Room#148, Mangilao GU 96923

This workshop will help individuals learn everything they will need to get started, including an introduction to business plans and the importance of preparing one; exploring the legal forms of business (sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, limited liability partnership / company) and which one is right for your business needs; local or federal licensing requirements for the business. Participants will be able to obtain vital information and resources to start and own a business. This training will take the mystery out of starting a business and help participants better evaluate their business idea. Register here!

August 5, 2017

August 11, 2017

Financing Options for Small Business Needs
8:30am – 11:00am
Registration Deadline: 8/9/2017 1:00 PM (ChST)
Fee: $20.00
Location: UOG Leon Guerrero SBPA Bldg. Room#148, Mangilao GU 96923

Gaining access to capital can be difficult and is an important part of running a small business. Knowing what options are available on Guam is important to meet your business needs. Knowing when to borrow, understanding why your small business needs to borrow, and how much you need to borrow are all aspects that will be covered. Examine the criteria that lenders look for when applying for business loans and what to expect throughout the application process. This workshop covers several distinct areas in which it will prepare a small business to be ready when applying for a business loan. Register here!

August 15, 2017

Who is Farm to Table Guam and How Can we Help You?
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Coast360 Federal Credit Union
Community Room, 1st Floor
No Fee

This meeting is geared towards farmers, value-added producers, or any food related businesses that plan on using local produce. We’ll discuss our goals, what we have done in the past and in what ways we are able to assist.

Export Workshop – A Seminar on Exporting your Products from Guam to Korea
1:30pm – 3:30pm
Registration Deadline: 8/14/2017 1:00 PM (ChST)
Fee: None
Location: UOG Leon Guerrero SBPA Bldg. Room#149, Mangilao GU 96923

Interested in exporting your products to Korea? Already exporting your products and looking to expand into new markets? Then don’t miss this opportunity to hear from the experts. Commercial Minister David Gossack from the U.S. Embassy in Seoul, Korea will discuss export strategies to Korea, top sectors for U.S. exports to Korea, how to utilize resources of the U.S. Commercial Service, and market updates on the tourism industry in Korea. 95% of your potential customers are located overseas – come and find out how to connect and communicate effectively with this vast potential! Presented by: David Gossack Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs U.S. Commercial Service U.S. Embassy, Seoul, Korea This workshop is brought to you by the Guam Visitors Bureau, PATA Micronesia Chapter, and the UOG-Guam SBDC with the support of the U.S. Commercial Services. Register here!

August 19, 2017

Egg Layers Model
8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
FCAG (Farmers coop) Dededo Multipurpose room
Presenter: Dr. Diambra-Odi
Call 735-2088 to register

August 25, 2017

How to Market your Business
8:30am – 11:00am
Registration Deadline: 8/23/2017 2:00 PM (ChST)
Fee: $20.00
Location: UOG Leon Guerrero SBPA Bldg. Room#148, Mangilao GU 96923

If you have attended other SBDC marketing courses, you will have learned the importance of market research, target markets, positioning, and your marketing message. You may also be considering implementing elements of the guerilla marketing approach into your marketing program. This workshop builds on these approaches, and provides you with a step-by-step guide to preparing a formal marketing plan. Depending on the nature and size of your business, your marketing plan could be complex and detailed, or very simple and straightforward. But unless you have a formal marketing plan of some kind, it will be very difficult for you to implement a marketing strategy that is both consistent and focused. Register here!

August 26, 2017

Growing Leafy Lettuce
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
UOG/ALS Building Room 124 or 127
Presenter: Joe Tuquero
Call 735-2091 to register

Chili Pepper Variety Trials
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
UOG/ALS Building Room 124 or 127
Presenter:Joe Tuquero/Jesse Bamba
Call 735-2091 to register

August ​28, 2017

Why Farmers Should File Taxes
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Mangilao Senior Citizens Center
No Fee
Presenter: Thalia Gange, office of Benita A. Manglona, CPA, PC

What’s in it for you? Have you gotten all your social security credits so you can receive Medicare and pension? Has your spouse qualified? Filing your Schedule F on tax returns can help you do this! Do you need to get a farm loan? Filing your tax returns opens the door! Are you interested in grants? Many agencies will give you money but require tax return info to back up loan info. Do you know if you really have a profitable farm? Filling a tax return can help you determine where you stand. Are you paying too much taxes? Having farm losses some years can help offset profits for other ventures and income.​ We are here to help! Did you know… if you are a farmer partner of Farm to Table, we will do your taxes for FREE!  (this service is provided in conjunction with the office of Benita Manglona, CPA, PC.)

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