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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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Student Athlete Recognized in Herald Weekly

Hough High School senior Joseph Obeid was recently awarded the Hood Hargett Liz Murray Scholarship worth $1,000 during the September Hood Hargett Breakfast Club in South Charlotte. The scholarship is given to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Student athlete scholars who display exceptional excellence in the classroom and the community. “I am so proud of Joey. He has worked…

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Public, higher education leaders call for more collaboration

By Andrew Dunn [email protected] Leaders in Charlotte public and higher education said Friday that there needs to be better collaboration between the two sides as early as elementary school to ensure students are ready to succeed in the next steps after graduation. Top officials at Johnson C. Smith University, Queens University and Central Piedmont Community…

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Hope Stout Golf Classic – Monday October 13th!

Hood Hargett BreakfastClub non-profit member the March Forth With Hope Foundation will be hosting their 12th Annual Hope Stout Golf Classic at the Golf club @ Ballantyne. The March Forth With Hope Foundation provides financial assistance to families battling cancer or other life-threatening diseases. With your  help and participation we can help more families than…

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