A free seminar, “When Disaster Strikes: Emergency Preparedness for Businesses,” will be held from 9 a.m. to noon June 10 at the Livingston Parish Literacy and Technology Center, 9261 Florida Blvd. in Walker.
The event is hosted by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at Southeastern Louisiana University and the Livingston Economic Development Council.
Presentations include local response updates, gauging business readiness, creating a business continuity plan, selecting the right insurance, data security and crisis communications.
Preregistration is preferred at www.lsbdc.org.
Call (225) 664-6638 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Facebook ads seminar
The LSBDC and LEDC also will host a free seminar designed to help businesses discover the value of Facebook marketing.
“The Art of Creating Engaging Facebook Ads” will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. June 11 at the main branch of the Livingston Parish Library in Livingston on Iowa Street.
Attendees will learn about boosting posts, promoting events, running ads, specific targeting, image selection and studying analytics.
Preregistration is preferred and is available online at www.lsbdc.org.
Call 225-664-6638 or email email@example.com.
Free cancer screenings set
Free breast and skin cancer screenings will be offered from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at Walgreens, 101 Florida Ave. S.E., Denham Springs.
Mary Bird Perkins — Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center is hosting the classes.
Appointments are needed for the breast cancer screenings.
Call (225) 215-1234 or visit mbpolol.org.
Computer classes offered
The Livingston Parish Library offers free computer classes at its main library location in Livingston and at branches across the parish.
Learn how to make three-dimensional items during the library’s 3-D Design Boot Camps at 6 p.m. June 4, June 11, June 18 and June 25 at the main library in Livingston.
A computer basics class is set for 10 a.m. Friday at the main library location.
Email basics is the topic for a 10 a.m. class set for June 19 in Livingston.
Learn how to navigate the Internet during a class at 10 a.m. June 12 at the main branch and June 16 in Watson.
The library’s One-on-One Tech Help class is set for 10 a.m. June 12 at the Albany-Springfield branch; 1 p.m. June 17 at the South branch and 6 p.m. June 30 at the Denham Springs-Walker location. Registration is required.
Call the Denham Springs-Walker branch at (225) 665-8118; Main branch at (225) 686-2436; the South branch at (225) 698-3015; the Watson branch at (225) 664-3963 or Albany-Springfield branch at (225) 567-1441 or visit www.mylpl.info.
Contact Community Sections Editor Darlene Denstorff by phone at (225) 388-0215, by fax at (225) 388-0371, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline is noon on Friday.