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Wednesday, 28 September 2016 00:00

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HCC to hold business marketing workshop

 The Small Business Center at Haywood Community College will offer a free seminar entitled, “Marketing Your Business,” from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, in Room 3021 at HCC’s Regional High Technology Center.

Participants will discover how to most effectively use the many marketing tools available. The seminar will teach how to gain insights to understand and reach customers, analyze your industry and business environment and differentiate between branding, advertising and grassroots marketing techniques. 

Visit sbc.haywood.edu or call 828.627.4512 to register. 

 

Franklin attorney to speak at SCC 

Jeff Gillette, a criminal defense attorney from Macon County, will speak to an American Government class at 8 a.m. Oct. 6 at Southwestern Community College’s Macon Campus. The public is invited.

Gillette will discuss Miranda warnings, Sixth Amendment rights, Fourth Amendment protections and legal cases that impact every American citizen.

Gillette is owner of the Gillette Law Firm, PLLC, and has extensive experience in criminal defense, family law, real estate transactions and appeals.

Contact Dr. Belinda Petricek at 828.306.7017 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

WCU to hold panel discussion for stroke patients

The College of Health and Human Sciences at Western Carolina University will host a panel presentation on stroke treatment and recovery, with multiple opportunities for open dialogue and interaction between participants. 

The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, in Room 204, Health and Human Sciences Building, 4121 Little Savannah Road, Cullowhee. 

The event will include short presentations from nine speakers on different areas of care, round table discussions and a 30-minute question-and-answer session. Refreshments and information on assistance available to family and caregivers of stroke victims also will be provided.

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WCU to host leadership studies dean

Western Carolina University’s Free Enterprise Speaker Series returns on Monday, Oct. 3, with a program on modern views on economics rooted in 18th-century philosophies.

Sandra J. Peart, dean of Jepson School of Leadership Studies at Richmond University, will present a talk titled “Adam Smith’s Invisible Hand: 21st-Century Reasons for Optimism and a Caution” at 4 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room of A.K. Hinds University Center. The talk is open to the public free of charge.

Peart has written on leadership, ethics, higher education and economic themes for The New York Times, The Chronicle of Higher Education¸ USA Today and the Washington Post. 

Call Dr. Edward Lopez at 828.227.3383 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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