Past Classes & Events

March 2014


March 11-April 12:  Managing Your Forests--Basic Forestry Short Course for Landowners

Oregon State University Tillamook County Extension Service and Tillamook Bay Community College are offering the Managing Your Forest – a Basic Forestry Short Course as an introduction to forest management for new and potential woodland owners or for those just interested in learning about forest management.  It covers what you need to know and who you might want to contact to begin managing your forest. 

Class will be at Tillamook Bay Community College, 4301 3rd Street and include 5 evening sessions on March 11, March 18, March 25, April 1, and April 8 from 5:30PM – 8:30PM. There is also a 1-day field session on April 12 from 9am-4pm. Cost for the course and materials is $45 per person or $60 per couple (share the materials). You must register by March 7, 2014. Class size is limited so register early.

To register stop by the Tillamook County Extension Service office at 2204 Fourth Street in Tillamook or download a registration form at:

http://extension.oregonstate.edu/tillamook/forestry-classes-amp-events

$45 if you register by February 28

First session is Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 5:30 to 8:30 pm

TBCC Central Campus, Room 214

For more information: contact Jim Reeb at Jim.Reeb@oregonstate.edu

January 2014


January 16-March 6:  Entrepreneurship Series

Returning to Tillamook as an eight-week serires of workshops entitled “Take it to Market: Entrepreneurship & Your Growing Business.” These workshops are an excellent way to meet local experts and learn best practices for preparing business plans. In addition, participants will gain experience supporting their ideas and projects 

The planned course topics for the Entrepreneurship Program 2014 series include:  Introduction to Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Funding, Crowd Sourcing, E-Commerce, Business Models and Legal Issues, Ideas to Reality and How to Select Professionals to Support Your Ideas.

$50 for the series--every Thursday beginning January 16

First session is Thursday, January 16, 2014, 5:15 to 7:30 pm

TBCC Central Campus, Room 214/215

For more information: 503-842-8222 ext. 1420 or lyman@tillamookbay.cc

 

January 23: 4-H Teen Club--'Entrepreneurship: Be the E'

 

A collaboration among OSU Open Campus, OSU Extension and 4-H, and Food Roots, this program will focus on teaching leadership and entrepreneurship skills. The specific project will focus on growing an agricultural product and marketing and selling that product at the Tillamook Farmer’s Market. Planned entrepreneurship topics include activites and lessons on business types, products & pricing, marketing, partnerships, agreements & contracts and we will help participants go through the process of creating a business plan & starting a business and doing market surveys.

Tillamook County youth who are between 13 and 18 years old can participate!

First session is Thursday, January 23, 2014, 6:30 to 8:00 pm

OSU Extension Office Meeting Room

For more information: 503-842-8222 ext. 1870 or emily.henry@oregonstate.edu

September 2013


September 11: Get in Gear! 2013 High School Graduates

Learn what you will need to know to get ready for your next steps: college or career

  • Are you packed and ready for college? Discover 3 lifelines to boost your success
  • Want a job and to make money? Show up and get some help
  • Want to go to college but haven't made plans? It's not too late--TBCC can help you start this Fall
  • Have no idea what you want to do? Join us and get some ideas

Free Informational Meeting

Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 4:00 pm

TBCC Central Campus, Room 215

 

September 25:  Getting Your Recipe to Market Information Session

Getting Your Recipe to Market (your favorite jam, jelly, salsa, etc.) is designed to equip you with the skills to make profitable, market-driven decisions as you start and grow a food business.

Recipe to Market is a three (3) part program. Learn how to:

Produce a safe and wholesome consumer food

Promote a product through established markets

Profit from product sales as a business

Free Informational Meeting

Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 5:30 pm

TBCC Central Campus, Room 215

RSVP Required: 503-842-8222 ext. 1420 or lyman@tillamookbay.cc

For more information, contact: emily.henry@oregonstate.edu or 503-842-8222 ext. 1870