February Community Events – 2017

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.

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

February 6-​9, 2017

CORE Pesticide Applicator Training
Exam on Friday 2/10
​1​:00 p.m. ​-​ ​5​:00 ​p.m​. ​
PalmRidge Hotel in Barrigada. ​On ​Route 8 by the Shell gas station.
For additional information, contact Betwin Alokoa, Guam EPA, at 671-300-4758 or Betwin.Alokoa@epa.guam.gov

February 8-​10, 2017

Food and Safety Preventative Control Course
​8​:00 p.m. ​-​ ​5​:00 ​p.m​. ​
UOG, Agriculture and Life Sciences Building, Room 104
Deadline for registration: Tuesday, February 2, 2017
For additional information, contact Dr. Jian Yang at 671-735-2027 or jyang@triton.uog.edu

February 9, 2017

Guam: Financing Options for Small Business Needs
8:30am – 11:00am
Registration Deadline: 2/7/2017 3:00 PM (ChST)
Fee: $20.00
Location: UOG Leon Guerrero SBPA Bldg. Room#148, First floor, Left wing, 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.

February 21, 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

Need assistance with any of the following? We can help!

  • Starting a farm
  • Writing a business plan (anything agriculture related, even restaurants if you plan on using local produce)
  • Budgeting
  • Record keeping
  • Selling your produce
  • Marketing
  • Farming tips
  • Becoming CORE certified (EPA requirement for properly handling pesticides)
  • Becoming registered with the Department of Agriculture

February 21-22, 2017

2017 ANA Pre-Application Training series
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (2 days)
Hilton Guam Resort & Spa
Register now

With the release of ANA’s funding announcements right around the corner, you’ll want to register ASAP to save your seat in one of these FREE workshops, designed to help you understand the ins-and-outs of exactly what ANA reviewers will be looking for as they review your grant application.

Some changes have been made to ANA’s scoring criteria and program areas, so make sure you and your team attend to learn the latest developments in time to complete a winning application by the expected April grant submission deadline.

February 24, 2017

Guam: Managing Credit for Financing
8:30am – 11:00am
Registration Deadline: 2/22/2017 3:00 PM (ChST)
Fee: $20.00
Location: UOG Leon Guerrero SBPA Bldg. Room#148, First floor, Left Wing, Mangilao GU 96923

Obtaining bank financing can be a roadblock for startup business and existing business. Understanding and managing owner’s personal credit are keys to success if financing is the only option available for your business. In this workshop, we will examine the basic facts of credit reporting and factors that affects credit score. It also covers several distinct areas in which will assist individual business owners to read and resolve errors on credit report, tips on managing personal credit, and the basic requirement on the SBA guaranteed loan program. This workshop will prepare small business owners when financing is needed down the road.

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