Employee or independent contractor seminar: Sept. 7, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Tulare County Employment Connection, Pecan Room 4025 W. Noble Ave., Suite B, Visalia. The EDD is hosting a free seminar covering payroll tax topics; common misconceptions about independent contractors, ways to combat payroll tax fraud and more. Information: RSVP by calling 866-873-6083 or 888-745-3886.
Hanford Chamber Board meeting: Sept. 8, 8 a.m., Hanford Chamber of Commerce, 113 Court St., #104, Hanford. The Hanford Chamber Board of Directors meetings are on the second Friday of the month. For more information call 582-0483 or visit www.hanfordchamber.com.
Grand Opening - Hanford: Sept. 14, 5-10 p.m., Plan B Taphouse, 129 W. Fifth St., Hanford. Come out and meet Hanford's latest family owned establishment. A dual tap takeover by Firestone Brewing out of Paso Robles and Tioga Sequoia Brewing out of Fresno will happen during the grand opening. Information: 583-1685.
Kings County Job Fair: Sept. 14, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Hanford Civic Auditorium, 400 N. Douty St., Hanford. Join the Kings County Job Fair Committee as they host a job fair at the Hanford Civic Auditorium.
Open House - Hanford: Sept. 21, 4-6 p.m., Hanford Post Acute, 1007 W. Lacey Blvd., Hanford. Come out and see the remodel and get to know the staff. Entertainment, refreshments and raffles. Information: RSVP at 582-2871.
Lemoore Chamber Board meeting: Sept. 26, Tuesday, 4 p.m., Lemoore Chamber of Commerce, 300 E St., Lemoore. The Lemoore Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors meetings are on the fourth Tuesday of each month. Information: Call 924-6401 or visit www.lemoorechamberofcommerce.com.
Short-term work experience program: The Kings County Job Training Office is supporting a short-term work experience program. JTO can fully underwrite the cost of worker wages and workers compensation insurance. The participating employer would provide training and worksite supervision. The training is planned to run for a maximum six months. Worksites are sought to sponsor a worker for up to 40 hours per week. Additionally, these workers maybe qualified to receive State tax credits. Information: email email@example.com or phone at 585-3564.
Training for local businesses: The Employer Assembly of Kings County is a local, co-sponsored partnership committed to providing employers with highly useful and up-to-date information concerning employment related issues. Visit the website for more information: www.employerassembly.com.
VA mortgage loan education available to veterans: HSH.com, a leading mortgage education site, has launched a new resource for veterans. By visiting http://bit.ly/1VF0OHV, veterans can gain insight to combine VA benefits with other home buying programs, listings of VA mortgage lenders, VA mortgage calculator and more.
Kings EDC offers business loans: The Kings County Economic Development Corporation offers business loans to businesses in Kings County. They offer 90 percent, fixed rate, long-term loans on commercial and industrial property is available. Information: Steve Stone at 585-3578.