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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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Jenn Snyder and February Speaker Jim Knight Rock out!

Jim Knight a training and development veteran for 30+ years rocked the house at Carmel Country Club on Friday, February 13 bring his high energy presentation on organizational culture, world-class service, employee engagement, internal branding and performance management. Jim cut his teeth in the training field through the hospitality industry, starting out as a restaurant…

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Hood Hargett Breakfast Club Cheers on Panthers!

The Carolina Panthers’ Sir Purr and cheerleaders kicked off the Hood Hargett Breakfast Club on Friday at the Carmel Country Club in south Charlotte by honoring three young men with a pep rally. The Make-A-Wish honorees were “Coach” Jack Bolton, 10; Adam Smith, 8; and Austin Smith, 13. The boys individually entered the breakfast to…

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Holiday Meeting Helps Crisis Assistance Ministry

On December 3rd the Hood Hargett BreakfastClub members met at The Palm in Southpark for their Annual Year End Holiday Luncheon. The meeting is intended to be a celebration of the past year and an opportunity for members to talk about their company to the membership. This year as part of our ongoing efforts to…

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