Author to speak in Ontario

Ursula Mentjes, the author of “Selling with Intention” and “One Great Goal,” will be one of the keynote speakers at the first Inland Prosperity Conference on Saturday in Ontario.

The conference is from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 2200 E. Holt Blvd., in Ontario. Mentjes, who is a certified sales coach, will speak to conference attendees on how they can transform the way they think about selling to reach their goals with less anxiety and less effort.

In her first year at an international technical training company, Mentjes increased sales by 90 percent and soon became the president of the organization.

Since then, she has founded Sales Coach Now, helping clients double their sales fast. Mentjes has been the recipient of the NAWBO-IE ANITA Award in 2007 and was a finalist for the 2011 Spirit of the Entrepreneur Awards.

The cost for the event is $47 with online registration.

To register or for more additional information, visit or call (909) 890-1242. Vendor opportunities are available.

The Inland Empire and Coachella Valley Women’s Business Centers are programs of the Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship at Cal State San Bernardino in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration. The IEWBC and CVWBC provide business counseling, training and mentoring designed for women business owners. The programs provide services in English and Spanish to Latina business owners, currently the fastest growing group of women business owners in the country.

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Nonprofit looking for Community’s financial support

Salem Christian Homes is looking for the community’s financial help in getting them through the fiscal year. The nonprofit organization does not charge residents for their care and needs to raise $511,000 before end of June to be able to continue to provide its services.

Serving 112 adults with disabilities ranging from Down syndrome to autism, care is provided in community home setting. Salem has 19 community homes, nine of which are in Ontario as well as others in Chino and Upland.

Salem creates an environment encouraging independence and growth. Confident that residents thrive in the community, Salem has a vehicle for each home to make it possible for the resident to volunteer, participate and dine in their local neighborhoods.

Salem offers health and dental insurance and retirement benefits, in an effort to enable staff to continue their roles at Salem for the long term.

To find out more about Salem Christian Homes and way to get involved,
visit or call 909-614-0585.

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