Local businesses and community groups will have access to a range of free workshops and talks during May and June.
On Thursday, May 28, a Gosford Council workshop will examine how community profiling can be used to find out more about the local community, how many people live here, what they do and how they live.
The event is called Getting to Know Gosford and will focus on how to use community profile and population forecast data.
According to Gosford Council, the Community Profile is an easy-to-use website with information from the 2011-1991 census periods.
The workshop will take place on Thursday, May 28.
On Thursday, June 4, not-for-profits can learn how to develop sound financial practices, including what board members need to know about finances, minimising fraud, and preparing for an annual general meeting and auditor.
The event is called Finance, Insurance and Risk Management and will be held on Thursday, June 4.
Gosford Council says the workshop will explore risk management and insurance, including identifying risks and understanding insurance needs.
Media and Marketing Secrets for Your Community Service or Group is scheduled for Friday, June 5.
This workshop will help community groups to consider what they’re marketing, who they are targeting, and how to get messages across in the media.
Email, 15 May 2015
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