Friday, February 13, 2009

Homefront to Heartland!!

I serve as an Area Farm Management Specialist with The University of Tennessee Extension. I cover eleven counties assisting farm families with whole farm planning and record keeping. I also assist small business in developing record keeping systems to track inventory and finances. UT Extenion presents:

Come join us for the "Homefront To Heartland" Conference!

A conference in financial education for women in small business and agriculture is planned for Saturday, March 21st beginning at 9:00 a.m. on the Institute of Agriculture Campus at The University of Tennessee. The program is outlined below:

Program At-A-Glance
9:00 a.m. Registration (Hollingsworth Auditorium)
9:30 Welcome & Motivational Speaker— Robin Wilhoit, WBIR Television
10:00 DISC Personality Profile Training – Mitch C. Beaty
11:00 Break & Networking (Refreshments served)
11:20 There’s No Business Like Your Business: Estate Planning Secrets to Preserve Your Business or Family Farm —Anne M. McKinney, P.C.
12:30 Lunch
1:45 Concurrent Sessions (listed below)
– Plant Bio-Tech Building (Offered 1:45, 2:25, and 3:15)
Personal/Business Management Track
Identifying Your Money Habitude: Budgeting Basics for Home and Business – Alice J. Rhea (1:45)
Retiring in Style: Savings and Investor Education – Dr. Dena K. Wise (2:25)
Just A Mouse Click Away: Basic Computer Use and Management – David A. Yates (3:15)
Homefront Track

Food Safety for Consumers: 4 Steps for Safe Food Prep - Christopher T. Sneed (1:45)
From Farm to Table: The Rise of Local Foods – Megan L. Bruch (2:25)
Stress Free Living: Balancing Work and Family – Dr. Denise J. Brandon (3:15)Successful Management In Small Business and Agriculture Track
Strategies for Success: Increasing Business Value through Marketing – Megan L. Bruch (1:45)
Who Needs Records Anyway: Quick Tips for the Task –Tammy L. McKinley(2:25)
Get It Together: Securing Your Financial Documents – Laura L. Howard (3:15)
2:55 Break & Networking (Refreshments served)
4:00 Door Prizes, Evaluation, and Closing Comments

You can also find additional information including a registration form at our website, I can be reached in the Blount County Extension Office at 865-982-6430 if you have questions and would like to speak to someone directly. I hope you will be able to join us!

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