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Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good Talks About HB2 Repeal

Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good on Wednesday commended the repeal of North Carolina’s controversial House Bill 2, noting the toll the legislation has taken on the state’s economy. “To see a bipartisan solution come together is something that I think is good,” she said, speaking to business leaders at a Hood-Hargett luncheon at Phillips Place.…

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Losing Isn’t Everything Author & FOX Sports Announcer Curt Menefee visits on 2/17/17

Back on November 1, 2016 our Executive Director, Jenn Snyder was in New York attending the 10th Annual Stand Up For Heroes event to raise funds for the Bob Woodruff Foundation. Sitting behind her was FOX Sports announcer Curt Menefee. After the event they struck up a conversation and Curt told Jenn about his book,…

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Casino Night – Thursday August 18th

Join the Hood Hargett Breakfast Club – Thurs. August 18th for the 11th Annual Casino Night to raise money for the Liz Murray Scholarship Fund. Tickets are $75 each and include Dinner from the Palm and All Casino Games. All proceeds go to our Student Athlete Scholarship Fund. Make Checks payable to Liz Murray Scholarship…

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Charlotte Stands for Heroes Raises more than $110,000 for the Bob Woodruff Foundation

CHARLOTTE, NC — Charlotte Stands For Heroes, presented by the Hood Hargett Breakfast Club, raised more than $110,000 for the Bob Woodruff Foundation, which finds, funds and shapes programs serving injured veterans and their families across the country, including here in North Carolina. More than 1,000 guests attended the February 17, 2016 music and comedy fund-raiser…

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Breakfast Club Throws Panthers Pep Rally

The Hood Hargett Breakfast Club, Panthers Pep Rally Celebration at Carmel Country Club, Friday morning, January 15, 2015. Highlights included: Sir Purr, Former Carolina Panthers, Top Cats, Team President Danny Morrison, Team Owner Jerry Richardson and Panthers Make-a-Wish Kids and keynote speaker, Super Bowl champion and six-time Pro Bowl center, Jeff Saturday, who began his…

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Pat Riley, CEO for Allen Tate – says Charlotte’s real estate market is healthier than it was in the housing crisis

Allen Tate Cos. CEO spoke to the Hood Hargett Breakfast Club, Nov. 4, 2015, on the status of the housing market in the U.S. and Carolinas during a luncheon event in SouthPark. BY DEON ROBERTS [email protected] Charlotte’s real estate market remains healthier than during the depths of the housing crisis, but rising home prices and…

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How to effectively network at business meetings and events

Businesswomen all know the drill. Chamber of Commerce breakfasts, industry association mixers, monthly sponsored speaker series luncheons. We all attend business meetings looking to make connections to help in our business efforts and better expose us to ideas and innovations in our market. Mastering a few basic approaches and techniques such as starting with a…

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Former kidnapping victim Elizabeth Smart advocates for child safety

Elizabeth Smart, who drew international media attention after being kidnapped in 2002, spoke at the Hood Hargett Breakfast Club in Charlotte on Friday morning. Smart discussed how hard it can be on victims when people ask them why they didn’t just run away. “So many survivors hear the question, ‘Why didn’t you?’ and what they…

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Retiring Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Rodney Monroe reflects on initiatives to Hood Hargett BreakfastClub

CHARLOTTE — With fewer than 30-days left on the job, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Rodney Monroe made his last speech to the Hood Hargett Breakfast Group on Thursday. We’re still awaiting word on his replacement, but he once again hinted the next chief would come from within the ranks. Monroe said the department has made significant…

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Hood Hargett BreakfastClub Members Partner for New Home Remodeling and Real Estate Radio Show!

Charlotte, NC, Thursday, April 30, 2015: WBT and Roby partner to deliver a show that keeps homeowners and business owners in the know about everything from the latest in remodeling and real estate trends to vacation home upkeep and commercial construction. Rick Feinblatt, WBT General Manager says that the two companies are a natural fit.…

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