Events and Meetings
Cook County Higher Education will be closed Wednesday, November 27 and 28 for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Cook County Higher Education will be closed Wednesday, November 27 and 28 for the Thanksgiving holiday. If you have a key, you will still have access to the building, but staff will not be here.
We will be back in the office on Monday, December 2.
Thank you and a Happy Thanksgiving to all of you!
CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
DATE: 11/20/2013 01:19pm
A QuickBooks training will be held at Cook County Higher Education on December 12th by Jennifer Pontinen from UMD CED. Introduction to QuickBooks will be held from 8:30 - 12:00 The cost for the 3 1/2-hour workshop is $69 which includes a book. There will also be an open lab where people can have Jennifer work with them on their specific needs and questions from 1pm-4pm $50.
The course will cover:
• New company creation
• Setting company preferences
• Navigating through menus
• Working with the Chart of Accounts
• Understanding and using Items
• Creating, invoicing and receiving payments from customers
• Creating vendors and entering and paying bills
• Entering finance charges and creating statements
• Managing sales tax
• Reconciling the checking account
• Running reports
• She will also be introducing briefly QuickBooks 2013
Please register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 218-387-3411 or online at http://www.northshorecampus.org/programs.php#c133 To take the QuickBooks course, you will need a laptop on which you have QuickBooks.
This event was made possible thanks to a generous Workforce Development Grant from Iron Range Resources.
CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
DATE: 11/19/2013 11:22am
Building Workshop: Save the Date
Cook County Local Energy Project (CCLEP) and University of Minnesota Extension will sponsor a Building Workshop on Friday, January 24, 2014. The workshop is designed for building professionals, contractors, plumbers, carpenters, building designers as well as interested homeowners.
Continuing education credits through the Department of Labor and Industry (DOLI) are pending while the course is being designed and submitted for approval. Watch for details here and on the CCLEP website for the course description, fees, registration information, location, etc.
Partnering organizations are Cook County Higher Education, Grand Marais Cook County EDA , North House Folk School and area businesses.
Virginia Danfelt (email@example.com)
CONTACT: Local Energy Project
DATE: 11/19/2013 11:20am
Empty Bowls 2013 fundraiser to fight hunger in Cook County!
St. John's Catholic Church-Grand Marais in the basement Thursday November 14th
Dinner 5-7pm Lunch 11-1pm
* Bake Sale Items Available for Dessert
* Silent Auction will go until 7pm (BUY NOW OPTION AVAILABLE)
* Give to the max station-It takes a village...and this is one awesome
Here is the list of restaurants that will be providing soup and bread!
Lutsen Resort Restaurant
Moondance Coffee House
Papa Charlie’s Restauran
Dockside Fish Market
The Pie Place
Cook County Co-op
My Sisters Place
Gun Flint Tavern
Blue Water Cafe
The Crooked Spoon
Trail Center Restaurant
Java Moose Coffee Shop
Holiday Gas Station
North House Folk School
Beth’s Fudge and Gifts
Art House Bed and Breakfast
Harbor House Grille
Sven and Ole’s
The Landing Restaurant
Moguls Grille & Tap Room
Super America Gas Station
Please make a point to say thank you to these places for their generosity when
you are shopping, eating, or out and about in Cook County!
CONTACT: Empty Bowls
DATE: 11/14/2013 08:31am
The November school board meeting has been changed to Thursday, November 21 at 4:30 for Birch Grove Community School.
CONTACT: Diane Blanchette
DATE: 11/13/2013 10:16am
Looking for community members who want to help shape the future of historic sites of the Cook County Historical Society. Come to the History Museum in Grand Marais on Saturday, November 16th between 1-4 p.m. for an informational open house to learn more about participating on a task force for one of the following sites: 1) the Lightkeeper's House/History Museum, 2) Chippewa City & St. Francis Xavier Church Site, 3) Fish House Replica & Fishing Tug Neegee OR 4) The Bally Blacksmith Shop Site
A long range planning document is available to view at www.cookcountyhistory.org. This document was produced thanks to Coastal grant funding and contains conceptual alternatives for the sites as well as community input. Please, consider signing up to be on a 6-month task force that will use this document to hone-in on how to best create sites that demonstrate the unique and wonderful stories of Cook County's past!
Questions: 387-2883 or firstname.lastname@example.org
CONTACT: Cook County Historical Society Museum
DATE: 11/13/2013 08:54am