Archive for January, 2016

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Want to make Valentines Day Chocolates?

Can you think of anything more divine than biting into a delicious piece of decadent chocolate? Have you ever wondered how these masterpieces are created? Now is your chance to not only find out; but to learn how to make your own. With Valentine’s Day approaching, you can spend a day learning how to whip up these fabulous confections for yourself, that special someone, your friends, and your family.

Bill Jackson, Spartanburg’s own premier pastry chef and chocolatier will teach you how to make truffles from chocolate. You will also learn how to melt and temper chocolate and also learn piping skills to create that special artisan look.

You will leave with your very own handmade delectable truffles. You encouraged to bring lunch to class.

Class Date:  February 6
Time: 9 am to 5 pm
Location:  SCC central campus

Cost is only $69 ($27 supply fee is included in the tuition cost) and supplies will be furnished in class. February 6 from 9 am to 5 pm. Seats are limited – Register Now at http://bit.ly/MakeChocolates.

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GardeningGet ready with our Community Gardner class!

SCC and the Spartanburg Men’s Garden Club have partnered to offer this popular gardening basics class. Focusing on the “how-to” of gardening starting with composting and finishing with the ABC’s of Landscaping. This class is great for beginner and expert gardeners.

Class Dates:  February 9, through May 3
Tuesdays, 6pm to 8:30pm
Cost:  $199

Register now at http://bit.ly/GardenNow.

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SCC CLOSED Friday January 22 and Saturday January 23 – NO CLASSES – ALL LOCATIONS – View ALERT updates and policy/procedures at https://www.sccsc.edu/alert – for closing updates call (864) 592-4325.

Be safe!

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Each and every one of us serve customers, whether we realize it or not.

Our Customer Service workshop on January 28, 8 am to 5 pm, may be for you! You will be provided a strong skill set including in-person and over the phone techniques, dealing with difficult customers, and generating return business.

Only $199 with materials included. View details and Register today at http://bit.ly/CustomerSvcWorkshop

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Attention Comic Artists and Parents of ages 13-18 children!Visual Story Telling

Visual Story Telling for Comics and Manga class is available January 23 – February 13, 9am – 11am, for only $49.

Learn to tell a story through drawings alone. Manga art comics are great for self expression and exploration of artistic talent.

View details and register online now to reserve your seat at http://bit.ly/ComicDrawing.


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The Spartanburg Small Business Development Center will be hosting several workshops in the months of January – March 2016.

  • The Affordable Care Act Update – Wed, Jan 20 | 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
    Spartanburg Community College Tyger River Campus | Free
  • 2016 NxLevel for Existing Entrepreneurs – Tue, Jan 26 through Feb 23 | 6pm – 9pm
    Spartanburg Community College Tyger River Campus | Cost $195
  • Federal Tax Topics for Small Business – Wed, Feb 10 | 9am – 12pm
    Spartanburg Community College Tyger River Campus | Free
  • State Tax Topics for Small Business – Wed, Feb 10 | 1pm – 3pm
    Spartanburg Community College Tyger River Campus | Free
  • Small Business Resource Day – Wed, Mar 2 | 9am – 12pm
    Spartanburg County Library (downtown) | Free

Seating is limited – Register online now.

The South Carolina SBDC is partially funded under a Cooperative Agreement by the U.S. Small Business Administration. The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) operates in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration. The support given by the U.S. Small Business Administration through such funding does not constitute an express or implied endorsement of the co-sponsor (s) or participants’ opinions, products or services.   All SBDC programs are nondiscriminatory and available to individuals with disabilities.

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